Category Archives: EDITORIAL STAFF

Editor in Chief

David A. Avila

David A. Avila was raised in East Los Angeles and comes from a boxing family that includes his father who fought several times at the Olympic Auditorium during the 1950s. His great grandfather was Battling Ortega and fought numerous world champions from 1916 to 1928. Avila formerly wrote for the L.A. Times and has a […]

JP Lim

JP YIM is a documentary photographer whose work has taken her across continents, throughout North America, Asia and the Middle East. She has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Forbes, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, Rolling Stone, GQ, Der Speigel, Vogue, MSNBC, SI.com, and TIME.com among […]

Felipe Leon, TPF

Felipe Leon

Felipe Leon was born and raised in San Diego, California, and one of the International Editors for Fightnews.com.  He also co-edits the Spanish language website BoxeoTijuana.com while also co-hosting the popular YouTube boxing show, BoxeoTijuana TV and is a revolving co-host of the Leave It in The Ring podcast as well as his own podcast […]

Igor Frank

Born in the Soviet Union, in Odessa, Ukraine in 1962, Igor Frank resides in Venice, California. Igor fell in love with sweet science watching Muhammad Ali battling Joe Frazier in the “Thrilla in Manila” on a black and white TV on October 2nd, 1975. A former member of the Board of Directors of the World […]

Sindy Amador, The prizefighters

Sindy Amador

Sindy Amador is a former light flyweight world champion now living in Southern California. As a fighter Amador had very little amateur experience and still was able to compete professionally at the highest level. She fought some of the best in her weight division and fans loved her pressure style. Amador, 32, was forced to […]

Diego Morilla

Diego Morilla, a bilingual boxing writer since 1995, is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. He has written for numerous online publications including ESPN.com and ESPNdeportes.com. His very first article for The Sweet Science won first place in the 2015 BWAA writing contest in the Boxing Column category. He writes from […]