Fierro vs Zamarripa Fight Week - Photos by Melina Pizano - 09/15/23

September 16, 2023
A personal project I've been trying to work on recently is portraits. Before traveling to Tijuana I packed an Australian flag (for Skye Nicolson) and Mexican flag (for several boxers on the card) as a "just in case" situation. Ed Mulholland typically makes the portraits during media day, but this time around he asked if I wanted to take them (while...
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Diego Pacheco Matchroom Media Day - Photos by Melina Pizano/ Matchroom - 08/30/23

August 30, 2023
Diego Pacheco visits the YouTube Theater in Inglewood, California on Wednesday, August 30, 2023. Pacheco is scheduled to fight Marcelo Coceres there on November 18, 2023. Diego Pacheco trains at Jaxon Boxing Gym in Los Angeles, California on August 30, 2023. Diego Pacheco poses for a portrait at Jaxon Boxing Gym in Los Angeles, California. Di...
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RTX at Aerospace Games - Photos by Melina Pizano/ Grant Miller Photo/ RTX - 07/22/23

July 23, 2023
Select photos of RTX at the Aerospace Games taken on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at Dockweiler Beach in Playa del Rey, California.
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Baumgardner vs Linardatou 2 Fight Week - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom - 07/15/23

July 16, 2023
Alycia Baumgardner poses at Monument to Joe Louis in Detroit, Michigan on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. Andy Cruz poses for a portrait on media day on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. Alycia Baumgardner poses for a portrait on media day on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. Juan Carlos Burgos poses for a portrait on media day on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. Christina...
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Pacheco vs Gallegos Fight Week - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom - 07/07/23

July 08, 2023
It was special to see the Pacheco brothers side-by-side all week leading up to them being on the same card on Friday. Even on opposite ends of the card (Federico Jr. was the first bout on the main broadcast with Diego as the main event) they were there for one another the whole night. Both also showed out for crowd in attendance and those watching...
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Berlanga vs Quigley Fight Week - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom - 06/24/23

June 25, 2023
It was great working with Edgar Berlanga from making his first portraits for Matchroom, DAZN through all of fight week. I especially appreciated how much he included his father in photos whenever he could. To capture each important moment with him side-by-side. Within the past year I've started to make portraits of boxers with their fathers. I look...
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Regis Prograis vs Danielito Zorrilla - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom - 06/17/23

June 18, 2023
All photos taken in New Orleans, Louisiana. Regis Prograis during media day on Wednesday, June 14, 2023. Shakhram Giyasov during media day on Wednesday, June 14, 2023. Aaron Aponte during media day on Wednesday, June 14, 2023. Criztec Bazaldua during media day on Wednesday, June 14, 2023. Julissa Guzman during media day on Wednesday,...
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