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Jarrett Hurd “crashes” Austin Trout’s Media Workout in Brooklyn

Austin Trout vs. Jarrett Hurd

Transportation issue puts Trout and Hurd in rare simultaneous media workout A media workout was held earlier today at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, New York to promote Saturday’s loaded championship boxing card set to take place at the Barclays Center. The last two fighters scheduled to participate in the workout festivities were Las Cruces, New Mexico’s Austin Trout and current ...

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Mendez vs. Velasco, Buffalo Thunder Weigh-In Results

Juan Garcia Mendez vs. Juan Jose Velasco

Mendez and Velasco make weight for Saturday’s WBC Latino Super Lightweight Title The Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino in Pojoaque, New Mexico played host Friday afternoon to Sampson Boxing, and Holmes Boxing’s “Mexico vs. Argentina: Countries Collide” weigh-in. The boxing card, which will take place Saturday evening at the venue, is headlined by a 10-round, WBC Latino Welterweight championship bout betweenArgentina’s ...

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City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County to Honor Johnny Tapia on September 23

Johnny Tapia Wells Park

Wells Park Community Center to be renamed “Johnny Tapia Community Center as Wells Park” on September 23 The City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, and Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department will host a celebration at the Wells Park Community Center on September 23 to commemorate the renaming of the center to “Johnny Tapia Community Center at Wells Park” in honor of the ...

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Report: UFC 215 main event featuring Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg canceled

Fight week illness sidelines Albuquerque fighter Ray Borg less than 2 days before flyweight title fight against Demetrious Johnson at UFC 215 Late Thursday evening MMAFight.com’s Ariel Helwani broke some very disappointing news out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The UFC 215 main event bout between current UFC Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Albuquerque’s Ray Borg, has been called off. The ...

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Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa Make Weight for Contender Series Bout

Albuquerque Rivals Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa Make Weight for tomorrow’s Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Bout A year and a half old beef will finally be settled tomorrow night as Albuquerque flyweights Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa face each other on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, live on UFC Fight Pass. The men both made weight this ...

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Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso to Rematch on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Nick Urso vs Jordan Espinosa

Espinosa vs. Urso Winner Gets Possible Shot at UFC Contract Multiple sources have confirmed that a rematch between Albuquerque fighters Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso will be taking place on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series on August 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC produced weekly series streams live on UFC Fight Pass. It brings together UFC hopefuls looking ...

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