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Inside Mark’s Training Camp: How Mark Salgado Prepared for His Pro Debut

Congrats to Mark Salgado for winning his pro debut against the very tough C’maje Ramseur. C’maje Ramseur was a 1-0 boxer with a strong amateur pedigree, fighting in his hometown Sacramento. We had seen him in the amateurs as he beat one of our fighters in 2017 and again at the Golden Gloves. Mark made a statement tonight beating him decisively, with a 1st round knockdown en route to a 4th round knockout.

Mark’s training camp was an entire team effort, all organized by Jesse Huerta with several team members stepping in and working together. I’ll dive into how we organized our training camp and the following topics below:
• How an entire community came together to support Mark: his coach, his S&C coach, running coach, photographer, chiropractor, sponsors, Dreamland Boxing, and our extended boxing community
• Mark’s Sparring Approach: Quality Over Quantity
• How we structured Mark’s training over 6 weeks to peak at the right time
• Mark’s weight cut and how he comfortably weighed in at 133lbs, 2lbs under the 135lb weight limit
• Mark’s grueling track workouts and how his HR monitor helped pace him both for his sprints and recovery runs
•How Mark’s training, both S&C and running, were designed to mimic his fight

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This Week At Dreamland Boxing

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This Week at Dreamland Boxing (06/18/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (06/1182022)
• Dreamland Boxing is expanding next door! We will have additional space soon, and new classes will be added. Members are being added through our waitlist, so sign up today.
• The Dreamland Boxing team ran 8 miles up Mt Um and continued their track workouts
• Congrats to Dominic for graduating high school and Leo for graduating middle school!
• The summer youth boxing camp starts on July 5, 2022 for students 8-13. A non-contact tournament will be held 7/30/22.
• You must sign up for Intro to Sparring and Members Sparring via our class registration link. You will not be allowed to spar without registering first!
• Full video on www.iancruz.blog.

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This Week at Dreamland Boxing

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (06/11/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (06/11/2022)
• Dreamland Boxing is expanding next door! We will have additional space soon, and new classes will be added. Members are being added through our waitlist, so sign up today.
• The Dreamland Boxing team ran 6 miles up Quarry Park and continued their track workouts
• Congrats to Dominic for graduating high school and Leo for graduating middle school!
• The summer youth boxing camp starts on July 5, 2022 for students 8-13. A non-contact tournament will be held 7/30/22.
• You must sign up for Intro to Sparring and Members Sparring via our class registration link. You will not be allowed to spar without registering first!
• Full video on www.iancruz.blog.

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This Week at Dreamland Boxing (05/28/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (05/28/2022)
– The gym will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day
-The Dreamland team ran 11 miles up near Saratoga Gap
– You must sign up for Intro to Sparring and Members Sparring via our class registration link. You will not be allowed to spar without registering first!
– The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
Full video on www.iancruz.blog.

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This Week at Dreamland Boxing (05/21/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (05/22/2022)
– Tommy is training for the Golden Gloves in June
– Mark Salgado fought Emiliano Vargas on the Sergey Kovalev undercard at the Forum
– You must sign up for Intro to Sparring and Members Sparring via our class registration link. You will not be allowed to spar without registering first!
– The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
Full video on www.iancruz.blog.

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This Week at Dreamland Boxing (04/16/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (04/16/2022)
– Mark Salgado’s next pro fight is scheduled for 5/14/22 on the Sergey Kovalev undercard at the Forum in Inglewood, CA
– Mark Salgado got some rounds in with Charlie Sheehy (2-0)
– The Dreamland Boxing JR Never Give Up show will be on 4/23/22 at the Nordahl Hall in Los Gatos
– Physicals will be held at our gym on 4/27 at 5PM for $25. You must have a physical on file to spar.
– You must sign up for Intro to Sparring and Members Sparring via our class registration link. You will not be allowed to spar without registering first!
– The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
Full video on www.iancruz.blog.

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This Week at Dreamland Boxing (04/09/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (04/09/2022)
– Mark Salgado’s next pro fight is scheduled for 5/14/22 on the Sergey Kovalev undercard at the Forum in Inglewood, CA
– Mark Salgado got some rounds in with Justin Cardona (7-0)
– The Dreamland team got some sparring in at Pound 4 Pound Boxing in Gilroy
– The Dreamland Boxing JR Never Give Up show will be on 4/23/22 at the Nordahl Hall in Los Gatos
– Physicals will be held at our gym on 4/27 at 5PM for $25. You must have a physical on file to spar.
– You must sign up for Intro to Sparring and Members Sparring via our class registration link. You will not be allowed to spar without registering first!
– The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
– The gym will be closed on Saturday, April 16th in observance of Easter Weekend
Full video on www.iancruz.blog.

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