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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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Brian Mendoza Moves On To Quarterfinals of 2013 National Golden Gloves

Last night Brian Mendoza (Rio Rancho/Atrisco Boxing) defeated Marcus Davidson (Kansas City, MO) by points to move into the quarterfinals of the 2013 National Golden Gloves tournament. Mendoza moves on to today’s quarterfinal match against Toney Losey (Kansas-Oklahoma). The contest takes place at 6pm local time. 2013 National Golden Gloves Wednesday, May 15th Full Results 108 lb Class Deric Slater, Tri-State Dec Demarko Johnson, ...

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Abraham Han Back in Action Against Unbeaten Glen Tapia

A pair of undefeated fighters will square off in the ring July 12th in  Las Vegas, Nevada as El Paso’s Abraham Han (19-0, 12KOs) will face New Jersey’s Glen Tapia (18-0, 10KOs). The bout between the two undefeated Top Rank promoted fighters will take place at the light middleweight limit of 154lbs and is expected to air on ESPN2 Friday ...

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Buffalo Thunder Casino to Host Holmes Boxing Event July 20th

The city of Santa Fe will host its second boxing event on July 30th as Holmes Boxing will promote a fight card at the Buffalo Thunder Casino just outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico on Saturday July 20th, boxing promoter Patrick Holmes confirmed with us today. There are five New Mexican fighters on the card thus far those include Santa Feans Brandon Holmes (1-0), ...

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Mendoza Wins by KO as Griego Loses by Points at 2013 National Golden Gloves

At the 2013 National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Salt Lake City, Utah Atrisco Boxing and Rio Rancho’s Brian “La Bala” Mendoza (Colorado/New Mexico) defeated Samuel Shamir Ellsworth (Mid South Region) via 2nd round KO. In the only fighter representing New Mexico, Mirabal Boxing’s Matthew “Diamond Boy” Griego of Albuquerque, lost a decision to St. Louis Missouri’s Timothy Jarman according to Colorado ...

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Maldonado Jr. to Face Ramos Jr. On Maidana-Lopez Undercard in California

Earlier today Fidel Maldonado Sr. confirmed that his son Fidel Maldonado Jr. (15-2,12KOs) would be facing fellow Golden Boy Promotions’ fighter Luis Ramos Jr. (23-1,10KOs) on June 8th at Home Depot Center in Carson, California. “Everything’s done except we don’t know if we’ll be defending our WBC Latino belt,” says Maldonado Sr. of the battle of southpaws and the WBC Latino American title which ...

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Holly Holm too Much for Mary McGee as she Ends Boxing Career

Holly Holm Heads to MMA on a High Note, Easily Outpoints Mary McGee in Final Fight ALBUQUERQUE, NM- A chapter in women’s boxing history closed last night as Holly Holm was victorious in her final match in the sport against Mary McGee in a light welterweight contest. Nearly 3,000 fans were on hand at the Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New ...

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