12 Rounds With … Sammy Vasquez Jr.
National Guard veteran contemplates a possible ring return, talks about the military-owned security company he's invested in and the upcoming birth of his fourth daughter.
The mystique of power (aka: Why a scrawny dude can knock your block off)
Swollen biceps and chiseled pecs can’t talk, yet they still say plenty. And in boxing, it’s mostly lies that they tell.
With speed and power to spare, Sammy Vasquez makes quick work of Aron Martinez
He says the boxing ring is one of the only places he feels truly safe. His opponents can’t say the same.
Unbeaten Sammy Vasquez plans on extinguishing Aron Martinez’s hot streak
A storybook year is about to have its pages set ablaze, so says the fireball on the other of the end of line.
Sammy Vasquez’s game evolving greatly as he progresses from prospect to contender
There’s fighting fire with fire, and then there’s taking a flamethrower to a flicked Bic. This is how Sammy Vasquez used to carry himself in the ring, like the no-huddle offense incarnate, with leather in place of pigskin. Defense? That was as much an afterthought as a purity ring on prom night.
Sammy Vasquez eager to be truly tested in the ring for the first time by Aron Martinez
The blood coming from his face said one thing. Sammy Vasquez says another.
Top prospect Sammy Vasquez to risk perfect record against Aron Martinez in 147-pound clash
As a National Guard veteran who did two tours of duty in Iraq, Sammy Vasquez knows a little something about meeting difficult challenges head-on. He’s about to do just that in the biggest fight of his boxing career.
Pass the big bowl of nothing: PBC fighters talk sticking to training around the holidays
Boxing and Thanksgiving go hand-in-hand. Why else would Adam Sandler name-check Mike Tyson in his “Thanksgiving Song?” And who could forget Paulie chucking the Thanksgiving turkey in the alley because Adrian wouldn’t go out with Rocky?