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April’s Legacy Fighting Championship 30 New Mexico Card to Officially be Announced Tomorrow at Route 66 Casino

A press conference to announce the first Legacy Fighting Championship mixed martial arts card to take place in New Mexico, is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon at Route 66 Casino. Featured on the April 4th Legacy Fighting Championship 30 (LC 30) card will be undefeated Albuquerque native Holly Holm (6-0). The press conference is expected to formally announce Holm’s opponent as well as some ...

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Fidel Maldonado vs. John Nater Fox Sports 1 Weigh-In Results

Earlier today at a Home Depot in San Antonio, Texas, the weigh-in for tomorrow night’s Golden Boy Boxing card were held. The main event will feature Albuquerque’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. (17-2, 14KOs) and late fill-in John Nater (13-4, 10KOs) of Puerto Rico. Nater, replaces Maldonado’s original opponent,  Steve Forbes, who was forced off the card due to failing a pre-fight ...

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Border Wars II Weigh-In Friday in El Paso

Tomorrow at 1pm the official weigh-in for Escalante Promotions’ event Border Wars II take place at the Texas Street Cantina Grill located at 912 Texas Ave in El Paso, Texas. The public is welcome to attend the weigh-in. The only information we have on the fight card is what can be found on the fight posters and Boxrec.com as the promoter ...

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5 Things to Look For at Saturday’s Buffalo Thunder Boxing Card

Tonight Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions join forces to bring the public “Return of the Warrior” at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino just outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The card is stacked with eight fights, a rarity in central and northern New Mexico where we are accustomed to seeing four to six fights on the card; Eight-fight cards ...

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Return of the Warrior – Buffalo Thunder Weigh-In Results

Earlier today at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino the weigh-in to Saturday night’s “Return of the Warrior”, co-promoted by Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions, took place today. The main-event and co-main event bout weigh-ins had some testy moments. Jaime Gutierrez and Tony Valdez had two separate prolonged staredowns while both Brandon Holmes and Brandon Muñoz could not wait to ...

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Brian Mendoza Making Pro Debut on Holmes Buffalo Thunder Boxing Card

Two-Time New Mexico Golden Gloves Champion Brian Mendoza Makes Pro-Debut Saturday His rise through the amateur ranks in New Mexico was quick but when you realize that Brian Mendoza’s chief sparring partner is light welterweight prospect Fidel Maldonado Jr. it’s actually not that shocking. Mendoza is a two-time New Mexico Golden Gloves State Champion, 2013 Regional Golden Gloves Champion, and ...

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“TAPIA” Film Tickets for Albuquerque Premiere on Sale Now

Tickets to the February 13th Albuquerque Premiere of Johnny Tapia‘s biopic “TAPIA”  are on sale. Go get them! The film will be shown inside the Albuquerque Journal Theatre inside the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The Eddie Alcazar directed film takes viewers inside the tortured soul of Johnny Tapia, the five-time world champion boxer whose unprecedented success was overshadowed by drug addiction brought on by ...

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