Milton takes the win, live on Fox Sports 1!

“Unbeaten super lightweight Milton Santiago outpointed veteran Alvaro Ortiz over six by scores of 60-54 on all cards.”

Congratulations on another exciting win Milton!

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“Milton Santiago is No Longer a Secret” says CBS Philadelphia

Congratulations Milton! Yet another win at the Valley Forge Casino. Check out CBS Philly’s write up of Santiago’s latest win!

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By Joseph Santoliquito

Photo by: Chris Toney

PHILADELPHIA, PA (CBS) — Milt Santiago would walk around William Tennent High School the last two years and there were more than a few times when someone asked where the bruises and cuts on his face came from.

Teachers would approach and query, “What happened?” Then, Santiago would explain—he’s a professional boxer. Even more impressive is Santiago is 11-0, with 3 knockouts, and he started his pro career when he was a junior in high school. The 18-year old’s boxing arc received a nice jolt Saturday night at the Valley Forge Casino when he survived a flash second-round knockdown—the first of his career—and came back to easily win a six-round decision over Puerto Rico’s Jose Miguel Castro (4-5, 2 KOs). Santiago was the best fighter on the nine-fight card.

He showed great poise, ring generalship, and a boxing acumen well beyond his years. That comes from having over 200 amateur fights. He has a bright future ahead—and with it he could be the next generation of elite fighters to come from Philadelphia, joining future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins and 140-pound champ Danny Garcia.

“This is my 11th pro fight and you figure I would learn something after getting knocked down the first time, and I mean ever, not even as an amateur,” Santiago said. “I don’t think I even got knocked down. I thought I slipped. But I didn’t panic. I knew what I did wrong and I corrected it and finished off the last four rounds. I know where I am. I’m only 18 and I have a lot of years ahead of me. I know I can improve—I want to get better.”

Read the full article at:

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2015/06/21/milton-santiago-is-no-longer-a-secret/

Congratulations Brandon Pizarro!

Farah returns the past weekend and takes the win over Gbenga! Congratulations Farah!

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Congratulations to Brandon Pizarro ,the new regional Junior Olympic Champion for Washington DC! After winning the DC regional, he’s now setting his sights on the Junior Olympic Nationals in Charleston, West Virginia. Congratulations and good luck!

2014 Rookie of the Year: Milton Santiago

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Winner of the Brisco Award’s 2014 Rookie of the Year goes to Milton Santiago! Congratulations Milton!

“2014 was an excellent year for Philly-area rookies. Kyrone Davis (Wilmington) and Avery Sparrow (Philadelphia) both shined in their first ring season, but Philly’s Milton Santiago took the award as the “Rookie of the Year” for the excellent 8-0, 3 KOs, stretch that launched his career. Santiago turned pro in February 2014, at the tender age of 17 and never looked back. He stayed busy fighting seven more times. “El Santo” did not only faced typical rookie-level competition, he also stretched against a few tough veterans (Travis Thompson, Josh Beeman and William Lorenzo) with losing records but tough reputations. Santiago passed every test that came his way and promised bigger and better things in the future.”

Story by John DiSanto

Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr

Full article below http://www.phillyboxinghistory.com/fight_stories/stories/2015/20150504_briscoe_winners_01.htm

David Gonzales in the ring May 8th!

David Gonzales has been training hard and is ready for WAR on May 8! See the fight live at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia or watch on ESPN Friday Night fights! Let’s go David!

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