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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: MMA KO of The Year

Strawweight Alida Gray Drops H-bomb to Win KO of the Year There must be a lot of anger running through El Paso based fighters. For the second consecutive year a Bushido MMA fighter wins our 2013 Mixed Martials Arts Knockout of the Year. Last year, Bushido’s Jerry Sano walked away with the award after landing a sneaky uppercut that put ...

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Brenda Gonzales Scheduled to Fight Jennifer Han in El Paso

Brenda Gonzales vs. Jennifer Han to take place in El Paso A sensational female boxing match is set to take place February 28th at the Buchanans Event Center in El Paso, Texas between FIT NHB’s Brenda Gonzales (2-1, 1Ko) and hometown fighter Jennifer Han (10-2-1, 1KO). Gonzales will be seeing her first combat sports action since dropping consecutive losses to ...

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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Boxing Upset of the Year

East Cruises with Crushing KO, Muñoz Decisions Camacho Jr. New Mexico is a state that is not just accustomed to seeing hybrid fighters participate in the “other” sport but it is a state that is used to seeing fighters succeed in both. When mixed martial artists Cody East made his boxing debut in March he was not yet the King of the ...

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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: MMA Upset of the Year

Amber Brown Shocks Kikuyo Ishikawa at Pancrase 250 You have to travel nearly 6,000 miles from New Mexico to see the venue where our 2013 Upset of the Year took place.  The event was Pancrase 250 where Albuquerque’s Amber Brown (3-1) of FIT NHB, would defeat the #6 world ranked atomweight in the world Kikuyo Ishikawa (9-4) at Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan. Ishikawa ...

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Ronda Rousey Says She’d Love to Fight Holly Holm

Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm? Rousey Would like the Fight Holm Before She Retires Earlier today a video taken by Layzie The Savage surfaced on FightHub TV features UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey (7-0) conducting an over the phone interview with a Canadian media outlet. In the video is asked if she would ever be interested in fighting Holly Holm (6-0). ...

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Erislandy Lara Tops Austin Trout in Tactical Route

Erislandy Lara vs. Austin Trout Not As Competitive as Experts Expected Nearly seven months of trash talking between Austin Trout and Erislandy Lara via social media was finally silenced in the ring tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Golden Boy Promotions’ Zab Judah vs. Paul Malignaggi card. Most expected the bout to be extremely technical as ...

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PauI Malignaggi vs. Zab Judah Weigh in Results and Video

Paulie Malignaggi vs. Zab Judah Weigh-Ins at Barclay Center, Fight Takes Place Saturday This afternoon at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, the weigh-in to the loaded Paul Malignaggi vs. Zab Judah, Golden Boy Promotions card saw tons of tension. Ironically, the two Brooklynites in the main event had the most tranquil stare-down. Tension ran in the other three contests ...

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Zab Judah vs. Paul Malignaggi Press Conference Highlights

Earlier today Golden Boy Promotions held the Zab Judah vs Paul Malignaggi press conference at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The press conference went without incident with both Judah and Malignaggi being very respectful of one another. The main event between Judah and Malignaggi will be proceeded by three world championships which include a co-main event, IBF welterweight ...

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Showtime Plans to Bring ShoBox Series to Santa Fe

Boxing Could Return to Santa Fe with Showtime Boxing event Earlier today at the Zab Judah vs Paul Malignaggi press conference in Brooklyn, New York, Showtime Sports Executive Stephen Espinoza informed us that Showtime Networks has plans to hold a ShoBox: The New Generation boxing card in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They are look at the anticipate date of February 7th and ...

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