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Monday Morning Recap May 27th-June 3rd

Despite the fact the boxing and MMA schedule wasn’t a busy one, it certainly was for our local fighters. Bushido MMA went 4-0 and captured two promotional titles. Damacio Page was able to get back into the winning column in his Legacy Fight Championship debut Johnny Tapia Presents: The Next Chapter 4 Albuquerque, NM Josh Torres def. Marcus Brashears via ...

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Lightweight Champ Michael Chandler Faces David Rickels on Bellator 97 Card in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Two Championship Fights Stack Bellator 97 Card at Santa Ana Star Center July 31st Earlier today it was reported by MMAJunkie.com that Bellator’s undefeated lightweight champion Michael Chandler (11-0) will now be facing David Rickels (14-1), July 31st at the Santa Star Casino in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Chandler was originally supposed to face Dave Jansen (19-2) on the June ...

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Carlos Condit to Face Martin Kampmann in Rematch

Earlier today it was announced that Jackson’s-Winkeljohn’s fighter and former UFC Interim Welterweight champion Carlos Condit will face Martin Kampmann in a rematch August 28 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The fight which is slated for five rounds will be the main event on FoxSports1’s second UFC card dubbed FoxSports1: 2. Condit (28-7) and Kampmann’s first match in ...

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Johnny Tapia Presents: The Next Chapter 4 Weigh-In Results

Earlier today at Sadie’s of New Mexico restaurant the weigh-ins for tomorrow night’s Johnny Tapia Presents: The Next Chapter 4 boxing card took place. The five-fight card will go down at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico Friday night. Doors will open at 6pm with the first fight scheduled to start at 7pm. Tickets can still be purchased ...

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Chavez Dojo’s Elias Bowen Captures Amateur Title with Unbelievable KO

This weekend along with capturing the 90 pound Muay Thai Colorado Amateur Title Chavez Dojo’s Elias Bowen also put his name into SWFight.com’s 2013 Knockout of the Year category. The 12-year-old Bowen, a karate student at Chavez Dojo, defeated 14-year-old Ty Swayde of Altitude Performance, by delivering a spectacular right high-kick at the amateur event Just Bang 3 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “The ...

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Luis Ramos Pulls Out of Fidel Maldonado Fight

Earlier this evening the Espinoza Boxing Club announced that their fighter Luis Ramos Jr., has pulled out of his June 8th fight against Albuquerque’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. for personal reasons. The contest was slated to be part of the undercard for the Marcos Maidana vs. Josesito Lopez main event at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. Espinoza Boxing who ...

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Brenda Gonzales vs. Rin Nakai Weigh In Video for Pancrase 247

Earlier today the weigh-ins for Sunday’s Pancrase 247 took place at the Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan. In the co-main event of the evening New Mexico and FIT NHB’s Brenda Gonzales (4-0) will be taking on Rin Nakai (13-0-1) at the Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, in the most important fight in Women’s Mixed Martial Art history for a native New Mexico. Japanese ...

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