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June 20, 2019

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World Champ “El Gallo” Estrada receives key to the city

By José Antonio Pérez After defeating Thai fighter Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, the new Super Flyweight boxing WBC champion of the world, Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada, was welcomed home with pride and excitement at a park that bearing his name in his hometown of Puerto Peñasco, Sonora. (Hey, that’s here!) In a simple ceremony, Puerto […]

Gallo Estrada crowned WBC Super flyweight Champion!

Minutes after Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada Romero of Puerto Peñasco had claimed victory in the WBC super flyweight title fight against Thai boxer Sor Rungvisai in Inglewood, California, he sent a video back to fans and family glued to screens in the once fishing village now thriving tourist destination in northwestern Sonora on the […]

El Canelo Alvarez faces Rocky Fielding Dec. 15th

Just a week after Puerto Peñasco sawHBO air the win of hometown boxer Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada Romero, Mexico is gearing up to cheer on Saul “El Canelo” Alvarez as goes for his third title this Saturday, Dec. 15th. Originally from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Saul “El Canelo” Alvarez will face off this Saturday at Madison  […]

In the ring! Mexico boxing favorites

On September 15th,  Saúl “Canelo”Alvarez, Mexico’s favorite middleweight boxer, will have a rematch with Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin of Kazakhstan.  Yet, for Puerto Peñasco, boxing fans are proud to call super flyweight Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada our own. So with another weekend of boxing on the plate, in lead up to Mexican Independence Day no […]

Peñasco’s Gallito Estrada prepares for upcoming WBC super flyweight bout

Juan Francisco “Gallito” Estrada of Puerto Peñasco began 2018 determined to face Thailand’s Srisaket Sor Rungvisai for the World Boxing Council’s (WBC) super flyweight title.  After a trip to Los Angeles early in the year to officially announce the fight, Gallito will be taking on Sor Rungvisai at the Inglewood Forum on February 24th at […]

El Gallo defeats Cuadras in super flyweight bout

The fight between Puerto Peñasco hometown pride super flyweight boxer Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada vs. Carlos “El Príncipe” Cuadras on Saturday night in Carson, CA caused tremendous expectations as both have held world championship titles, and Gallito in particular was setting up for a rematch against Nicaragua’s Román “Chocolatito” Gonzalez. The winner of Saturday’s bout […]

Gallito wins by unanimous decision

Puerto Peñasco’s own Gallito Estrada bests Filipino Raymond Tabugon in super-flyweight bout! Following ten rounds and a win by unanimous decision, Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada shone during his return to boxing before thousands of Puerto Peñasco residents and visitors at the Francisco León García stadium on Saturday night, Oct. 8th. Results from the bout […]

WBO / WBA Flyweight Champion Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada Returns

The Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) is once again proudly bringing back THE BEST in Boxing, featuring hometown and World Champion Juan “El Gallo” Estrada, announced OCV President Héctor Vázquez del Mercado.  The OCV President added the unforgettable boxing bout marks the return of THE BEST, Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada who will take […]

Ready to Rumble! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

This week’s rundown sponsored by Capone’s -plus now serving breakfast daily! Open all Summer! If you happen to be cruising through the Old Port these days, you may just spot colorful letters spelling out P E Ñ A S C O. This will surely provide many a photo opp for residents and visitors alike, so […]

Gallo and Tyson ready to face off in Puerto Peñasco

Calm and confident, WBO/WBA Flyweight champion Juan Francisco “El Gallito” Estrada went before the press today with challenger, fellow Sonoran and former world champ Hernán “Tyson” Marquez before Saturday’s fight, which is set to take place at the Puerto Peñasco Expo Convention Center. The highly anticipated headliner, which will be televised live across Latin America […]

GUMA Gym trains boxing champions!

We recently spoke with our friend Alberto Gutiérrez, better known as “GUMA”, who in addition to his work with photography is an ultralight pilot and tremendous boxing fan. Guma learned to box from his father during his youth and boxed at an amateur level. In Tapachula, Chiapas he rose to the rank of “Golden Gloves,” […]

El Gallito ready to defend World boxing titles

The press conference, including presentation of the stars for Saturday’s double flyweight boxing championship, was scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at Peñasco del Sol Hotel. A large boxing ring, serving as background, had been set up in the lobby of the hotel. A few minutes before the arranged time, Juan Francisco “El Gallito” Estrada Romero arrived […]