Boxer Edgar “The Chosen One” Berlanga takes pride in Puerto Rican descent, as he continuously traces back his roots.
He was born in Brooklyn, New York to Puerto Rican parents. Berlanga started boxing at the age of 7 and made his professional debut in 2016. For him, he always represents the country and the people of Puerto Rico in his every fight.Continue Reading
For Juan Manuel ‘Juanma’ López, the time to hang up the gloves has arrived. After 15 years in the paid ranks of boxing, the Puerto Rican boxer who won world championships at 122 and 126 pounds, has reiterated that he will not go back into a ring to fight again.Continue Reading
FORMER four-time cruiserweight boxing world champion Carlos De Leon has died aged 60.
The Puerto Rican legend passed away just hours into 2020 at his home in Buffalo, New York.Continue Reading
Amanda Serrano wrapped up the decade with arguably the biggest year of her career, and with a collection of awards to accompany the ride.Continue Reading
For the last few years, there has been a lack of boxing superstars in Puerto Rico.
Felix ‘Tito’ Trinidad was a mega-star with world titles at welterweight, junior middleweight and middleweight.
After Trinidad retired in 2008, the superstar mantle was passed to Miguel Cotto, who captured world titles at 140, 147, 154 and 160 pounds.
And then when Cotto finally retired in 2017, there was a deep gap in the boxing landscape of Puerto Rico.
Several possibilities to take the throne from Cotto have fizzled out.Continue Reading