Meet The Team
Bruno Escalante Jr.
Bruno Escalante, a former IBA Super Flyweight World Champion who grew up in Waimanalo, Hawaii, is a highly respected figure in the boxing world. He began his boxing journey at the age of 14 and was a standout amateur, winning three national titles and earning a place as the 2008 Olympic Flyweight alternate.
After turning professional in 2010, Bruno gained a reputation as a tough and skilled fighter, culminating in his crowning achievement of the IBA Super Flyweight World Champion title in 2013.
Today, Bruno continues to give back to the sport he loves. He is a licensed amateur and professional trainer, as well as the co-founder and head trainer of Aloha Time Boxing. Whether he's helping beginners get in shape or working with experienced fighters to hone their craft, Bruno brings his love, knowledge, dedication and passion to every training session.
Michael Bazzel, better known as Bazzelstrength, is a veteran Strength Trainer with over 25 years of experience in the field. With a passion for strength and conditioning, Mike embarked on his journey in 1993, carving a niche for himself in the industry as a trainer for boxers. He has worked with numerous Amateur and Professional boxers, including World Champions, Top Prospects and Contenders, and has earned a reputation for his unique approach to strength and conditioning.
The moniker Bazzelstrength came about as a homage to his way of training boxers. The countless sessions in the gym and the tagline "my fight is coming up, I need to get my Bazzelstrength on" showcased just how effective his methods were.
Bazzelstrength is a "way" of training, not for the simple fitness enthusiast, but for the "fighter survivor" in us all. The training aims to make you the starring cast of the Zombie Apocalypse, pushing you to your limits and beyond. Despite his focus on boxers, Mike has trained numerous clients and members who love Boxing Conditioning, with many attesting to the effectiveness of his training techniques.
For over two decades, Michael Bazzel has honed his philosophy of strength and conditioning, resulting in an approach that is both unique and highly effective. With Bazzelstrength, the focus is on pushing yourself to the limit and achieving results beyond what you ever thought possible.
Arnold Dinong, born and raised in Hawaii, has established himself as a talented and dedicated boxer. He first laced up his gloves in 2002 at just eight years old and quickly fell in love with the sport. In pursuit of his dreams of becoming a professional boxer, Arnold moved to the Bay Area, California in 2014.
Fighting in the Featherweight division, Arnold has compiled an impressive record of 7-1. His success in the ring is a testament to his commitment to the sport, tireless work ethic, and exceptional skills as a boxer.
Today, Arnold shares his love of boxing by teaching the basic fundamentals from beginner to advanced levels. His classes are both fun and intense, ensuring that you’ll break a sweat while taking your skills to the next level. Arnold is dedicated to helping others discover the same passion and joy for boxing that he has experienced throughout his life.
Steve Canela, a mixed martial artist with a passion for boxing. He has an extensive background in wrestling and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, which has allowed him to develop a unique and versatile fighting style.
After discovering his love for boxing, Steve has dedicated the past three years of his life to the sport. His focus on boxing has allowed him to refine his skills and become a formidable opponent in the ring.
In addition to his own training and competition, Steve has also been teaching boxing for the past two years. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for the sport with others, and has helped many aspiring boxers improve their skills.
Throughout his career, Steve has participated in 17 amateur fights and 1 MMA fight. His dedication and hard work have earned him the respect of his peers and opponents alike.
Boxing & Fitness Instructor
Angela is a San Francisco native who has spent over 20 years in the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor. After earning her degree in Exercise and Sports Science from USF, Angela has become a sought-after instructor who has taught everything from mat Pilates to boot camp and Zumba. Despite her successful career as a fitness instructor, Angela has always had a passion for Harley and stunt performing which she has continued to pursue alongside her fitness journey.
In the midst of the Covid pandemic, Angela was looking for a new challenge and stumbled upon something that would change her life forever -- boxing. What started out as a fun hobby quickly turned into a passion as she trained and honed her skills in the ring. Angela fell in love with the thrill of the sport and the physical and mental discipline required to succeed.
In September of 2022, after months of preparation and training, Angela had her first match and hasn't looked back since. Her love for the sport of boxing has not only improved her physical fitness but has also allowed her to learn more about strategy, perseverance, and determination. Angela is a true fighter both in and out of the ring and is always eager to share her knowledge and experience with others.
In addition, Angela is a Harley enthusiast and enjoys performing stunts on her motorcycle in her free time. Her dedication to both of her passions is truly inspiring, making her an excellent role model for anyone looking to challenge themselves both physically and mentally. Angela's determination, passion, and hard work make her a force to be reckoned with in all aspects of her life.
Sandra Magallon was born in Mexico and moved to the United States when she was just ten years old. It wasn't until she was 19 that she discovered her passion for boxing while taking cardio and fitness boxing classes as a way to build a healthy lifestyle and overcome health issues.
After being invited to a professional boxing event in Redwood City, California by Paco Presents, she immediately fell in love with the sport and knew she wanted to pursue more than just fitness. She soon found a boxing gym that provided competition and after completing her education, was able to focus on boxing more seriously.
Over the course of 7 years as an amateur boxer, Sandra has competed in 21 fights and won the Northern California Golden Gloves Championship in 2017. Beyond competing, she has also taken great joy in teaching others, of all ages and experience levels, the techniques and discipline of boxing for the past 3 years.
Boxing has provided Sandra with a sense of direction, purpose, and discipline in her life, and she hopes to inspire and help others reach their potential in the sport as well.