Rodriguez vs Gonzalez Fight Week - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom - 04/08/23

April 09, 2023
This is the third time I've shot ringside the whole night. I love covering action, but I'll be honest and say I'd rather be covering behind-the-scenes. Covering BTS gives me the opportunity to try to tell at least one story of an athlete on fight night. I'm a photojournalist at heart. So for this post I couldn't help but interweave the photos I cap...
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Canelo vs Ryder Press Tour - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom - 03/16/23

March 17, 2023
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and John Ryder on their press tour to announce their scheduled undisputed super middleweight championship bout on May 6, 2023 in Guadalajara, Mexico. All photos taken either in Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico on March 14, 2023 or San Diego, California, United States, on March 16, 2023.
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NBA Today & NBA Countdown Int'l Women's Day -Photos by Melina Pizano/ESPN Images-03/08/23

March 09, 2023
Feeling very inspired by these talented women in sports I covered on International Women's Day last week. NBA Today with Chiney Ogwumike, Malika Andrews, Ramon Shelburne, and Becky Hammon on International Women's Day, March 8, 2023 at ESPN Studios in Los Angeles, California. NBA Countdown with Becky Hammon, Malika Andrews, Monica McNutt, & Chi...
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Fierro vs Estela Fight Week - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom - 03/04/23

March 05, 2023
Criztec Bazaldua during a training session in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico. Bazaldua prepares for his pro debut on Saturday, February 4, 2023. \ Angel "Tashiro" Fierro on media day ahead of his bout versus Eduardo Estela on February 4, 2023. Fierro versus Estela fight night at Polideportivo Juan S. Millan in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico on February...
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Serrano vs Cruz Fight Week - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom - 02/04/23

February 05, 2023
Amanda Serrano at Edge at Hudson Yards in New York City. Serrano will face Erika Cruz for the undisputed featherweight champion title on Saturday, February 4, 2023. Richardson Hitchins walks with Eddie Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Sport, in Hitchins’ neighborhood, Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York. Hitchins will face John Bauza on Saturday, Febru...
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2022 Year in Wrap - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom, ESPN Images - 12/31/22

December 31, 2022
Some moments, big and small. In the end both come together to tell a greater story. Here's a look back at some moments I captured in 2022. Grateful to Ed Mulholland, Matchroom, DAZN, and ESPN Images for the opportunities.
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Estrada vs Chocolatito 3 Fight Week - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom - 12/03/22

December 04, 2022
What a privilege to take the lead this fight week, especially to photograph these two legends, Juan Francisco "El Gallo" Estrada and Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez. I'm grateful to Ed Mulholland (Matchroom's U.S. lead photographer) and the Matchroom team for their trust and for the incredible opportunity. Thankful for our second photographer, Michell...
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