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Aztec Warriors – Cabral vs. Gomez Weigh-in Results

Earlier today the official weigh-ins for Friday night’s Chavez Promotions Aztec Warriors took place today at La Reina De Guerra in the Albuquerque’s South Valley. The small building was packed with friends, families and teammates of the fighters on the card. Tickets to the fights which will take place at the Albuquerque Convention Center are still available and can be purchased at ...

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Gomez Oozing Confidence in Preparation for Cabral

When a young up and coming prospect is set to go up against a tested veteran fighter it is usually a forgone conclusion that the veteran was put in a no-win situation. This Friday night’s Joe Gomez (18-7-1, 8KOs) vs. Cristian Cabral (5-0-1, 3KOs) Aztec Warriors main event at the Albuquerque Convention Center in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico is anything but an obvious ...

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Can Cristian Cabral Conquer the New Mexico Welterweight Division?

Next Friday’s bout against Joseph Gomez might not launch Cristian Cabral into stardom but with a victory it will serve as a stepping stone into regional recognition. Cabral (5-0-1. 3KOs) impressed many in his last outing when he took on hybrid fighter Donald Sanchez, a former King of the Cage Champion in MMA. Sanchez was undefeated at the time as ...

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ESNews – Johnny Tapia Documentary World Premiere

Johnny Tapia Documentary to debut on HBO

ESNews was at the Johnny Tapia Documentary World Premiere in Los Angeles, California over the weekend. In the video the crew interviews some of Tapia’s closest friends and gets their reactions over the premiere of the film. Also, in the video is an interview with boxing promoter Lou DiBella who also serves as one of the films executive producers.

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Maldonado Stops Alvarez Osuna in First Round

Fidel Maldonado Jr. Wins Third Straight He’s officially back! Albuquerque’s top boxing prospect and so far New Mexico Boxer of the Year, Fidel Maldonado Jr. (16-2, 12KOs) defeated Abraham Alvarez Osuna (16-4-1, 7KOs) via first round TKO in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico. The following report was originally posted by the online publication Quequi on their Facebook page in Spanish. We have translated ...

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Holly Holm Set to Face Allanna Jones in Legacy FC Debut July 19th

Holly Holm

The next mixed martial arts opponent for former pound for pound boxing queen Holly Holm has finally been named. According to several MMA  news outlets she will face Ionia, Michigan’s Allanna Jones at Legacy FC 21 on July 19th at the Arena Theater in Houston, Texas,  in Holm’s first MMA fight since retiring from the sport of boxing. Jones (2-2) who fights out ...

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“Tapia” Documentary Teaser Trailer

Johnny Tapia Documentary to debut on HBO

Yesterday a teaser trailer for the documentary “Tapia” was released. The film will make its world premier June 15th at the LA Film Festival in Los Angeles, California. Before the fighter’s tragic death last year at the age of 45, director Eddie Alcazar spent time with Tapia researching a biopic. What would become his last interviews are now the beating ...

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Maldonado Jr. Takes on Alvarez Osuna This Weekend in Mexico

The city of Albuquerque’s best boxer Fidel Maldonado Jr. (15-2, 12KOs) is back in action south of the border this weekend as he takes on Sinaloa,  Mexico’s Abraham Alvarez Osuna (16-3-1, 7KOs) at the Centro de Convenciones in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico. Despite the venue and opponent being last minute notice, Maldonado had been busy in the gym training for a ...

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