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Brian Mendoza Dreams of Golden Gloves Glory

After easily steamrolling his way through the New Mexico Golden Gloves and Regional Golden Gloves’ 152lb class, Rio Rancho’s and Atrisco Boxing’s, Brian Mendoza looks to fulfill a dream he had recently. In the dream he easily took the Regional Golden Gloves in Colorado; all of his victories coming by way of decisions; in reality it was actually a lot easier ...

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Holly Holm vs. Mary McGee- Mayhem Weigh-In Results

ALBUQUERQUE, NM-Earlier today at the Route 66 Casino fighers for Saturday night’s Fresquez Productions Holly Holm vs. Mary McGee – Mayhem card hit the scales. Both Holm and McGee weighed in well under the 140lb light welterweight limit which makes the fight official as a championship bout for both the IBA and WBF light welterweight titles. Doors at the Route ...

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Holly Holm vs Mary McGee Final Press Conference Takes Place Today

The final press conference for Saturday night’s light welterweight championship fight between Holly Holm and Mary McGee will be held today at 2:00 pm at Route 66 Casino Hotel. Fresquez Productions says that public is welcome attend the presser. The weigh-ins for the fight card will take place Friday at 2:00 pm with the fights taking place Saturday night at 7pm. All ...

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Mary McGee Plans to Beat Holly Holm Back Into Boxing

Mary McGee Looks to Prevent Holly Holm from Retiring by Beating her Saturday Night Escaping the streets of a rough city can seem like a never-ending exodus. If one is not consumed by the environment itself it is simply life that takes over them or their loved ones. For Gary, Indiana’s Mary McGee (20-1, 11KOs) boxing has provided a haven ...

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Pancrase Card Featuring Nakai vs Gonzales to be on iPPV

The May 19th Pancrase 247 “Champion vs. Champion / Queen vs. Queen” event featuring the Pancrase bantamweight champion Rin Nakai (13-0) against FIT NHB’s Brenda Gonzales (4-0) of Moriarty, New Mexico, will be streamed on internet pay-per-view (iPPV) via Ustream.tv. The evening’s main event will feature a welterweight championship bout between Japanese fighters Takenori Sato of Akita and Shizuoka’s Shingo ...

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Monday Morning Recap – April 14th-21st

It was a very tough week for fighters out of the New Mexico and El Paso area. There were however some bright spots that kept it a decent fight week. Holly Holm Announces Retirement from Boxing Holly Holm announced that she will be retiring from boxing. The retirement will take place after her fight against Mary McGee May 11th at the ...

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XFC Hits Albuquerque This September, Chavez, Sanchez and Vannata Expected on Card

An Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) representative has confirmed that the promotion will be making its first trip west of the Mississippi when they make a stop in Albuquerque, New Mexico late this summer. The promotion is planning on hosting their XFC 25 event at the Albuquerque Convention Friday, September 6th. Fighters expected to participate are Albuquerque natives Angelica Chavez and Joby Sanchez (confirmed), ...

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Trout Suffered Ankle Injury During Alvarez Bout

According to Austin Trout’s strength and conditioning coach Shukree Shabazz, Trout suffered a sprained left ankle during his contest Saturday night against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. The injury came in the seventh round when Trout was knockdowned down by Alvarez with a straight right. As he attempted to keep his balance Trout rolled his left ankle.                 ...

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