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Austin Trout trainer Louie Burke on Ortiz-Lopez and Possible Canelo Alvarez Fight

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Earlier today we had the opportunity to speak to “Regular” WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout’s trainer Louie Burke. With last night’s surprising victory by Josesito Lopez over Victor Ortiz, WBC Junior Middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, is now searching for a new opponent for his September 15th match-up. In the mix are a handful of possible replacements ...

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SWMMA Southwest Massacre Results

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – On a hot Saturday evening, South West Mixed Martial Arts held “Southwest Massacre”, an amateur MMA event at the National Guard Armory in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A total of five fights thrilled fans, many of whom traveled from outside of the city to see their respective fighters. Check out our fight gallery on Facebook. FULL RESULTS Main Event: ...

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SWMMA Amateur Card This Saturday Night in Albuquerque

On Saturday night, South West Mixed Martial Arts will be presenting an all amateur MMA card titled “Southwest Massacre”, at the National Guard Armory located at 600 Wyoming Blvd. NE in Albuquerque, NM. There are a total of 13 bouts scheduled to take place. Pre-sale tickets are available for $15 on www.holdmyticket.com,  tickets will be priced at $20 at the ...

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Julio Cesar Chavez vs Andy Lee Weigh In Results- Han and Gomez Make Weight

Today’s weigh in results. The fights will take place tomorrow in El Paso, Texas at UTEP’s Sun Bowl football stadium. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. 159 vs Andy Lee 159.25- 12rds for Chavez Jr’s WBC middleweight title Miguel Vasquez 137.75 vs. Daniel Attah 135- 10rds, lightweight (non-title) Roberto Marroquin 124 vs. Arturo Santiago 122.5- 8rds, super bantamweight Juan Saucedo 145 vs. ...

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Band of Boxing Brothers

The Sanchez Family

Three brothers. All disciplined in the arts. Their westside Albuquerque family home, lies on a half an acre of land that can be deceiving at first glance. The father, greets us at the door. Once inside, he leads us through a small living room, then the narrow kitchen where the boys’ mother shyly stands and softly says, ‘hola’. In traditional ...

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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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