Why Oscar Valdez might be boxing's next 'major star'

Recently crowned featherweight champion Oscar Valdez of Mexico is ultra-explosive in the ring. That's not all he has going for him. He's also charismatic and speaks English and Spanish equally well.It all bodes well for his future.Valdez, 25, earned his championship belt when he decked Matias Rueda of Argentina twice before stopping him in the second round to win the vacant title...
Via LA Daily News
15 days ago

Whicker: Evgeny Gradovich ready for featherweight prospect Oscar Valdez

Evgeny Gradovich has not skipped any steps to get here.When he moved to Oxnard, he took a rented room in a local family's house and walked 30 minutes to the Robert Garcia Boxing Authority. After his workout, he would walk all the way back."When we got other Russians to come train with us, they showed up in nice cars," Garcia said, as Gradovich (21-1-1) prepped for Saturday night...
Via LA Daily News
April 08, 2016

Oscar Valdez, Jose Ramirez Workout In LA

Ahead of their respective clashes on the upcoming Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley PPV event in Las Vegas, blue chip prospect Oscar Valdez and Jose Ramirez worked out for the media at the Fortune Gym in Hollywood, CA. With Top Rank chief Bob Arum on hand for the festivities the rising prospects gave a sneak peak at their conditioning and preparation for these all important bouts...
Via BadCulture
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Oscar Valdez Steps Up, Stops Chris Avalos

Oscar Valdez probably got an HBO date prematurely in his last bout, where he was less-than-stellar as a much-ballyhooed prospect against unheralded Ruben Tamayo. (Maybe Tamayo was better than his resume, too.) Chris Avalos? He was a busted prospect but still pretty experienced, arguably a junior featherweight contender. Friday on truTV, on the smaller network against the better opponent...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

HBO Boxing preview: Timothy Bradley vs. Jessie Vargas; Valdez vs. Tamayo

One of the sport’s best, and still most underrated fighters, returns to HBO Boxing this Saturday night, with Timothy Bradley taking on Jessie Vargas. The Bradley vs. Vargas fight headlines a two-fight card, also featuring Oscar Valdez vs. Ruben Tamayo. The doubleheader will be televised live this Saturday, June 27th, beginning at 9:45pm from StubHub Center in Carson, California...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tim Bradley and Oscar Valdez LA Media Workout

LOS ANGELES, CA – On June 27th, the opportunity to become a five-time champion is within Timothy Bradley’s reach. Fighting for the vacant WBO welterweight against rising prospect Jesse Vargas, twelve rounds separate Bradley from taking the next step in his championship legacy. With the fight just over a week away Bradley, along with co-main event computer Oscar Valdez, hosted...
Via BadCulture
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend results: Gilberto Ramirez & Oscar Valdez score KOs in San Antonio, Ferrer & Luna remain unbeaten in Queens

HBO Latino was in the building for Top Rank's card on Saturday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, where Gilberto Ramirez and Oscar Valdez served as the co-headliners. Ramirez, of Mazatlan, Mexico, maintained his undefeated record and his status as a top contender in the super middleweight division by stopping Fulgencio Zuniga in the 8th round. He's now 30-0 with 24 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Luis Carlos Abregu, Gilberto Ramirez & Oscar Valdez workout

Two-time Mexican Olympian and undefeated featherweight knockout artist Oscar Valdez (13-0, 11 KOs), of Nogales, Mexico, undefeated No. 2-world-rated super middleweight contender Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez (29-0, 23 KOs) of Mazatlan, Mexico and Argentina’s  Luis Carlos “El Potro” Abregu (36-1, 29 KOs), held a joint workout on Thursday for their upcoming all-action feature...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Gilberto Ramirez & Oscar Valdez press conference photos & notes

Undefeated super middleweight contender Gilberto "Zurdo"Ramirez (29-0, 23 KOs) of Mazatlan, Mexico and two-time Mexican Olympian and undefeated featherweight knockout artist Oscar Valdez (12-0, 11 KOs), of Nogales, Mexico held a press conference in San Antonio, Texas to announce their upcoming fights. Right here you can check out the photos from the presser as well as some more information...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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