By Charles J. Fisher
Named for the garbanzo bean that Julio Verdugo raised on his Rancho San Rafael, the city of Garvanza used to be laid out via Ralph Rogers in 1886. The group quickly grew to become a haven for artists and others looking a safe haven from the starting to be city lifetime of la. Early associations incorporated the Church of the Angels and the Judson Studios, based via painter William Lees Judson to create artwork via stained glass. The town's id was once ultimately overtaken through neighboring Highland Park, however the neighborhood identify was once reestablished within the Nineteen Nineties via today's citizens, who're as in love with its good looks as these a hundred and ten years prior.
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Ramos is captured in all his damaged glory right after his fight with Cuban refugee Ultiminio “Sugar” Ramos, who fought out of Mexico City. This image was taken by Theo Ehret, house photographer of the Olympic Auditorium, who documented boxing history using a Rolleiflex camera. The uncrowned champion Armando “The Man” Muniz says a prayer in his corner as trainer Louie Jauregui (left) prepares to exit the ring. ” Muniz, of Montebello, fought from 1970 to 1978, leaving boxing with 44 wins (30 knockouts), 14 losses, and 1 draw.
Ramos KO’d Rojas in six. 62 Previously, Ruben Navarro had challenged Rene Barrientos, of the Philippines, for the vacant WBC super featherweight title on February 15, 1969, in Manila, but lost by a 15-round unanimous decision. When challenger Mando Ramos pulled out of his title shot against lightweight champion Ken Buchanan of Scotland due to a groin injury, No. 3 contender “The Maravilla Kid” Ruben Navarro got the nod to fight for the title. Navarro had been in training camp the past two weeks preparing for an upcoming scheduled bout with Jimmy Robertson and was in good condition.
After the fight, all of Hollywood came knocking on his door to do his life story. Teran then won the North American flyweight title on February 5, 1955, by beating Johnny Ortega of Oakland in a 10th-round TKO at Hollywood Legion Stadium. But tragically, Keeny’s drug problems dimmed his once bright future, as Frank “kiki” Baltazar Sr. ” Teran fought from 1951 to 1955 (retiring at the tender age of 23) and left boxing with a record of 25 wins (14 knockouts), 4 losses, and 1 draw. 33 Lauro Salas, “The Little Lion of Monterrey,” Nuevo León, Mexico, was a bighearted brawler who was not afraid to fight anyone.
Garvanza (Images of America) by Charles J. Fisher
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