Monday Morning Fight Recap for the week of Nov. 5th-11th in combat sports for both New Mexico and El Paso fighters. On the national scene both HBO and Showtime had some great boxing. Many of our local MMA fighters and boxers fought outside of their respective cities to represent the area well in shows throughout the Southwest…
Austin Trout Takes Some Time Off From Training for Miguel Cotto to Shoot Some Hoops with us:
The Episode 2 of UFC Primetime: St. Pierre vs. Condit, debuted this week:
New Mexico Boxing Hall of Fame Induction (Roswell, NM):
Hall of Fame Inductees:
James “Quick”/ “The Fighting Cowboy” Tillis
Facundo “Cuney” Carillo
Juan Nuñez (formerly Johnny Brito)
Henry Anaya Sr.
John Van Sickler
Life Time Achievement Awards:
Raymond Analla Sr.
Willie Hall Sr.
Victoria Cisneros defeated Silvia Zuniga via Unanimous Decision in Sonora, Mexico on Saturday. The victory gives Cisneros the first three-fight winning streak of her career.
Phoenix’s Andrew “Hurricane” Hernandez improved to 5-0 with a huge TKO victory over undefeated Rudy Puga Jr. in Las Vegas, NV.
King of the Cage: Final Countdown – (Buffalo Thunder, Santa Fe NM)
Cristobal Chavez defeats Josh Rodriguez via Submission (Triangle) – Round 1
Joel Whitney defeats Ronnie Villahermosa via TKO – Round 1
Steven Gonzales defeats Nathan Vida via Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Eric White defeats Danny Holguin via Submission (Arm Bar)
Skyler Pendleton defeats Billy Washington via Submission (Inverted Triangle) – Round 2
Aaron Perls defeats Jose Munoz via Unanimous Decision
Tim Sosa defeats Brandon Rowland via Submission (Arm Bar) – Round 4
Justin Patterson via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Amber Brown wins by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-28)
Brian Castillo defeats Freddie Crosby via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) – Round 1
Adrian Cruz defeats Derek Cranford via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) – Round 1
Official Decision – Frank Baca via Split Decision (28-29, 30-28, 30-28)
For a full recap please see our article: King of the Cage: Final Countdown Main Card Play by Play
Rogue Warrior Championships (E Center, Laughlin, NV)
A great weekend for (2) Mean1 MMA fighters that both picked up a first round win.
Falon Ring defeated Corbin Cassingham via submission Round 1
Steve Garcia Jr defeated Marciano Reconnu via TKO Round 1
El Paso’s Bushido MMA gym goes undefeated this weekend posting an impressive record of 5-0.
Members of the gym participated in amateur fights at the Rogue Warrior Championships in Laughlin, NV and in a professional fight at King of the Cage in Santa Fe, NM.
Here’s how the gym’s fighters fared:
Rogue Warrior Championships
Robert Damisch (1-0), TKO Round 1, welterweight.
Eduardo Gamboa (3-0), Sub/Triangle Round 1, welterweight.
Julio Hinojosa (4-0), TKO Round 1, heavyweight.
Carlos Herrera (10-0), SD, light heavyweight.
King of the Cage, Santa Fe, NM
Brian Castillo (2-1), sub/ rear naked Round 1, featherweight.