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Abraham Han Looking to Make Statement at Middleweight on Chavez-Lee Card

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – When Abraham “Abie” Han (16-0, 10KOs), steps into the ring to face Bloomfield, New Mexico’s Joseph Gomez (18-5, 8KOs), Saturday night at Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, he will officially be making the move up to the middleweight division. The move from the light middleweight to middleweight was not necessarily one by choice but one out ...

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Joby Sanchez Wins XFC Tryouts and Five Fight Contract

Late Satuday night, Chavez Dojo’s Joby Sanchez, was awarded a five-fight contract with the east coast’s largest mixed martial arts promotion, Xtreme Fighting Championships. The tryouts were a one day event that took place at the Fighting Arts Academy in Springfield, Massachusetts. “I don’t know if it’s really hit me yet,” said Sanchez. The 2009, Valley High School graduate admitted ...

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Tim Means: Ready for Justin Salas and the UFC on FX 3 Card

For the second time in his mixed martial arts career Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means (17-3-1), will be stepping into a UFC octagon. This Friday night Means will be taking on Justin Salas (10-3) on the UFC on FX 3 card. Their fight will air on the FuelTV portion of the preliminaries. Fighting out of Fit NHB in Albuquerque, New ...

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Trout Defeats Rodriguez by Unanimous Decision, Is Canelo Next?

CARSON, C.A. – It was supposed to be a coming out party for Austin “No Doubt” Trout in his WBA Super Welterweight contest against Delvin Rodriguez. As they say in boxing “styles make match-ups”. The contest was the typical, slow paced, very good technical fighter in Trout, against a puncher-brawler in Rodriguez; southpaw versus orthodox battle. Neither fighter fell trap ...

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Austin “No Doubt” Trout’s Campaign to be the Southwest and World’s Best

Patiently, Las Cruces, New Mexico’s WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout (24-0, 14KOs) has been waiting for his time to shine in the New Mexico boxing Zia sun.  A victory this Saturday against top ten contender, Delvin Rodriguez (26-5-3, 14KOs) in Carson, California, on perhaps the most stacked boxing card of the year will place him amongst boxing’s ...

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Rafael “Barata” Freitas and Gracie Barra NM Ready for IBJJF World Championships

This week 30 members of the Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy from Albuquerque will participate in the World International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championship in Long Beach, California. Among them will be professional mixed martial artist and BJJ instructor Rafael “Barata” Freitas. The 125lb flyweight class is the lightest recognized by the unified rules of mixed martial arts for ...

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Interview With Austin Trout Strength and Conditioning Coach Shukree Shabazz

To prepare to his upcoming WBA Super Welterweight title fight against Delvin Rodriguez , Austin Trout has been working with strength and conditioning coach and longtime friend Shukree Shabazz. Shabazz grew up in Chaparral, New Mexico. He is the brother of New Mexico standout amateur boxer, soon to be pro, Sijuola Ade Shabazz. Shukree started with his training regiments while ...

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