Harrison Campbell expects to graduate in May 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism and a minor in film and media studies. Campbell has interned as a reporter at O’Rourke Media Group and worked as the lead boxing reporter at Fight Club.
PHOENIX – Anthony Pressley went from overweight at 400 pounds to a performance chef for world champion boxers such as Tyson Fury and Errol Spence Jr., using the same cooking techniques that helped him lose 200 pounds naturally.
PHOENIX – Elijah Garcia, one of three young fighters leading a boxing revival in Phoenix, faces the toughest test of his career against Kevin Salgado. The bout is on the undercard of the biggest fight of the year, Gervonta Davis versus Ryan Garcia in Las Vegas, and puts the up-and-coming Garcia on boxing’s biggest stage.
GLENDALE – The U.S. battled back to secure a late draw against Mexico in Glendale after falling behind in the second half. The tie extends the U.S. unbeaten record against Mexico to five straight games.
PHOENIX – The U.S. is set to meet Mexico on the pitch for the 75th time as they kick-off in the inaugural Allstate Continental Clásico at State Farm Stadium. The USMNT is undefeated in its previous four games against Mexico.
Phoenix Rising set its franchise record for attendance when more than 10,400 fans attended the team’s first game in its new stadium at 38th Street and Washington. Rising battled to a 2-2 draw with San Diego Loyal in the game.
LAS VEGAS – Phoenix’s David Benavidez picked up an impressive victory in Las Vegas on Saturday as he defeated the toughest opponent of his career, Caleb Plant, by unanimous decision in front of a spirited crowd.
LAS VEGAS – The trash talk is over, and it’s time to square up. David Benavidez, Phoenix’s best boxer and the No. 2 super middleweight in the world, takes on the toughest opponent of his career in Caleb Plant at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday.
CASA GRANDE – Abel Ramos and his nephew, Jesus Ramos Jr., are professional fighters out of Casa Grande. The boxers will fight on Showtime’s PPV card in Las Vegas this weekend, headlined by Phoenix native David Benavidez.
SCOTTSDALE — The PGA Tour named the WM Phoenix Open a designated event, meaning it is one of a select group of tour stops this season with an elevated purse of $20 million and all the top golfers competing for it.
GLENDALE - Emanuel Navarrete won the WBO junior lightweight title with a ninth round TKO of Liam Wilson. This marks the third title fight and fifth major boxing card held in the Valley in the past year.
GLENDALE – Nico Ali Walsh, the grandson of Muhammad Ali, will look to extend his unbeaten record to 8-0 with a win Friday against Phoenix native Eduardo Ayala at Desert Diamond Arena. If all goes according to plan, this week’s trip will be better than his last.
SCOTTSDALE – Fans flocked to the WM Phoenix Open Thursday for the first round of the popular tournament at TPC Scottsdale. With all pandemic restrictions lifted, players and fans said they were thrilled to see the return to normalcy.
SCOTTSDALE – D.J. Gregory, who was born with cerebral palsy, was honored by the PGA Tour with the Courage Award, after 14 seasons walking at every PGA Tour event and over $1 million raised for his foundation.