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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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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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