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Louie Burke: Austin Trout vs. Daniel Dawson July 19

Austin Trout

New Mexico boxing trainer Louie Burke has told SWFight.com this evening that Austin Trout will be facing Australian Daniel Dawson July 19th. “Al (Haymon) told us the fight would take place on July 19th,” said Burke. When asked what the card would look like and what network the fight would air on Burke said he was not sure. He also did ...

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Austin Trout trainer Louie Burke on Ortiz-Lopez and Possible Canelo Alvarez Fight

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Earlier today we had the opportunity to speak to “Regular” WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout’s trainer Louie Burke. With last night’s surprising victory by Josesito Lopez over Victor Ortiz, WBC Junior Middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, is now searching for a new opponent for his September 15th match-up. In the mix are a handful of possible replacements ...

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Austin Trout and Louie Burke on Las Cruces PAL Gym History

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Recently, SouthWest Fight News had the honor of visiting the “Regular” WBA World Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout (24-0, 14KO) and his trainer Louie Burke, at the Sammy Burke Youth Boxing Center – Las Cruces Police Athletic League (PAL) Gym in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The building that houses the gym at 700 North Solano, has ...

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Abraham Han: I Have to Make a Statement Against Mora

Abraham Han

Abie Han vs. Sergio Mora on ESPN Friday Night Fights The last time El Paso’s Abraham Han was under the bright lights of ESPN he battled the hard-hitting Glen Tapia for seven rounds before finally succumbing to the New Jerseyan in their July 2013 fight. “I made that fight bigger than what it was,” says the 30-year-old Han (23-1, 14KOs), ...

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Abie Han Gets ESPN2 Main Event Fight Against Sergio Mora

Abraham Han vs. Sergio Mora

El Paso’s Abraham Han Faces Sergio Mora in IBF World Rankings Battle With IBF Middleweight Champion Jermain Taylor being forced to withdraw from his Feb. 6 fight due to his recent legal troubles, his opponent Sergio Mora was left without a foe for the main event of the ESPN2 “Friday Night Fights” card at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Miss. On two-weeks’ notice ...

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2014 SWFight Boxing: Fighter of the Year, Abie Han

Abraham Han

Abraham Han’s 3-0, 2KO Year Earns him our 2014 Boxer of the Year A positive that came out of 2014’s boxing year in New Mexico and El Paso were more competitive matches in the area between locals and outsiders from nearing states. The fight cards that followed this formula gave us exciting and drama filled bouts. Crespin and Louishomme, Torres ...

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