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Boxing showdown event cancelled

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webmaster | 06/11/14

A live-action boxing event that was to feature three Madera professional fighters from Renteria’s Boxing Club is officially off.

The Central Valley Showdown Vol. IV presented by One World Boxing Promotions in the Fresno Ballroom at the Pacific Southwest Building featuring Madera’s Chris Bautista, Nathaniel ‘Rocky’ Richardson and Jesus Sanchez had its Thursday bouts cancelled.

“I just barely found out it was cancelled and I’ve been trying to find out why — I believe it may have something to do with the building,” said Jesse Renteria, the owner and trainer at Renteria’s.

The event now postpones the pro debut of Sanchez and the comeback of Richardson, who had been out for a year because of medical reasons...


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