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2014 SWFight Boxer 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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2014 SWFight.com Boxing: Fight of the Year, Shabazz vs. Cardona

Siju Shabazz and Izaac Cardona Ignite El Paso County Coliseum The Albuquerque-area gave us a thrilling contest between Josh Torres and Jose Marrufo, a bout that could have gone either way, Maurice Louishome and Arturo Crespin gave us a fight with so much drama that Univision would have aired it as a seven-part novela mini-series. At the beginning of the ...

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2014 SWFight.com Boxing Knockout of the Year

Angelo Leo Wins SWFight.com’s Boxing Knockout of the Year Up until his fourth professional fight Angelo Leo (5-0, 2KOs) had not shown a lot knockout power. The bantamweight narrowly squeezed out two of his first three victories via majority decision.  He must have learned to not let the his fights go to the judges as on January 25th’s “Return Of The ...

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Fidel Maldonado Jr. to Face Undefeated Amir Imam at MGM Grand

Maldonado Jr. Scheduled to Fight Amir Imam January 17th on  Stiverne vs. Wilder Undercard Just few days after a very disappointing no contest match in Mexico, Albuquerque boxer Fidel Maldonado Jr. already has a new match scheduled for 2015. He will be facing undefeated New York prospect Amir Imam on the Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder WBC Heavyweight title fight. The ...

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Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington Rebooked for UFC 184

Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington Verbally Agree to February 28 Bout at UFC 184 in Los Angeles After an injury cancelled their original December 6 date, Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington have been rescheduled to square-off February 28, 2015 when UFC 184 takes place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The bout will help make up the undercard ...

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Johnny Tapia Documentary “Tapia” Premieres Tonight on HBO

Tapia documentary

Johnny Tapia Documentary Makes Premiere on HBO Set your DVRs! Tonight is the world television premiere of Johnny Tapia’s biopic “Tapia” on HBO. The documentary provides a first-person narration by the late 5-time world boxing champion Tapia himself as he opens up about his tumultuous life and legendary boxing career months before his passing. The premiere is scheduled to air ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series Protégés 2 Weigh-In Results

Jackson's MMA Series Proteges 2

Asmar Faces Vigil in Jackson’s MMA Series-Protégés 2 Main Event at Crowne Plaza Friday Night The weigh-in the Jackson’s MMA Series Protégés 2 was held this afternoon at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The weigh-in the Jackson’s MMA Series Protégés 2 was held this afternoon at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The second installment ...

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Triple A MMA X: Destiny, Weigh-In and Card Info

Triple A MMA X: Destiny

The official weigh-ins for Triple A MMA XI: Destiny, will take place Friday at 2pm at The Fight Shop located at 6200 Coors Blvd. NW in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The Triple A MMA event itself will take place inside the Camel Rock Casino on Saturday. Fight night, doors will open at 6pm with the first bell set for 7pm. The ...

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Tejanito Promotions’ Most Wanted Card Postponed

Tejanito Promotions Most Wanted

No Professional Boxing in El Paso November 21 An official statement from Texas boxing promotion Tejanito Promotions was finally issued today regarding their “Most Wanted” boxing card that was set to take place tomorrow. The organization has decided to postpone the event due what the CEO was due to incidents that happened out of their control. Here is the full statement:  ...

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