Monday Boxing and MMA Recap- Very busy week for local fighters regionally and nationally. We finally saw the long awaited professional debut of Las Cruces boxer, Siju Shabazz. That same evening we witnessed perhaps the Fight of the Year in New Mexico take place between Tony Valdez and Raymond Montes.
Hollly Holm dominated Diana Prazak. After the contest Holm and fans in the venue were shown the Cecilia Braehkus’ call-out video.
In what might be the story of the year, El Paso’s Bushido MMA improved their 2012 record to 26-2 as their top pro Hugo Sida claimed the Sugar Creek Showdown Middleweight title in Oklahoma.
Check out the rest of the results from this weekend’s action…
ESPN Friday Night Fights- Thursday Night Special (Las Vegas, NV) Sugar Creek
Evgeny Gradovich defeated Willie Villanueva via TKO at 2:06 in the 7th round.
Fire and Ice: Holly Holm vs Diana Prazak (Albuquerque, NM)
Holly Holm defeated Diana Prazak via UD 100-90 (3)
Tony Valdez defeated Raymond Montes in rematch via 7th rd TKO 01:41
Matthew Baca defeated Derek Perez via 2nd rd TKO 00:32
Siju Shabazz defeated Ricky Villafuerte via 2nd rd TKO 02:59
Mary “Mercedes” McGee defeated Victoria Cisneros via 4th rd TKO
Jason Sanchez defeated Gene Perez via 2:50 in the 1st via stoppage
UFC on FOX 5 (Seattle, WA)
Daron Cruickshank def. Henry Martinez (Jackson’s/Winkeljohn’s MMA)via 2nd KO (high kick) 02:57.
FIT NHB’s Tim Means was scheduled to face Abel Trujillo, but had a mishap during his weight cut when he slipped near a pool. Means was taken to the ER and was later released.
XFC 21 (Nashville, TN)
Stephanie Eggink Defeats Heather Clark At XFC 21 In Nashville via UD
Sugar Creek Showdown (Hinton, Oklahoma)
After a two year layoff El Paso’s Hugo Sida (8-1, Bushido MMA) defeated Casey Baynes (3-2) via unanmious decision to claim the Sugar Chreek Showdown Middleweight title. Bushido MMA finishes year with an incredible combined record of 26-2 in professional and amateur fights.
School of Hardknocks “Roswell Versus” (Roswell, New Mexico)
John Herrera def. Cristoval Larazolo via 1st rd TKO 00:47
Oscar De La Parra def. Michael Herrera via MD
Lizandro Guto Feliciano vs. Ricardo Urquizo DRAW
Victor Silva def. Bobby Pemberton via 3rd rd TKO 02:11
Gerardo Quintana def. Steven Serrano via 1st rd TKO 02:22
Antonio Orozoco def. Diego Bautista via MD
Marquez vs. Pacquaio IV (Las Vegas, NV)
Alexis Ramirez def. Jazzma Hogue (Bloomfield, NM) via 1st rd TKO 02:20