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Johnny Tapia Cause of Death Was Not a Drug Overdose, Says Wife

ALBUQUERQUE., –  Today a press conference was held at Team Tapia Gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the late five-time champion Johnny Tapia’s wife Teresa announced that her husband’s cause of death was  heart disease and hypertension. Tapia was found dead by his wife on May 27th in their Albuquerque home. More details should arise within the week. Other Sources: NewMexicoBoxing: Article Pending KOAT ...

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Fidel Maldonado Looking to Avenge Amateur Loss to Michael Perez in the Pros

ALBUQUERQUE, NM.-This Friday night on Showtime Fidel Maldonado Jr. (13-1, 11KOs) of Albuquerque, will be looking to bounceback after a technical knockout loss in his last outing, to avenge another from his amateur days, against Newark prospect, 22-year-old Michael Perez (16-1, 10KOs). The amateur and professional contemporaries will be featured in the co-main event of the Randy Caballero vs Manuel Roman ShoBox: The New Generation undercard at the Fantasy ...

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George Clynes Looking for First Title at MMA Summer Showdown

This Saturday night in Gallup, New Mexico, Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts’ amateur lightweight George Clynes (3-0), will be participating in his first title fight. He is scheduled to face Greg Chavez, out of the Clube de Pitbull Jiu Jitsu, in the main event of the MMA Summer Showdown. “It’s a title fight so it’s going to be my first five round fight and I’m ...

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Nicdali Rivera-Calonoc defeats Angelica Chavez at Invicta FC 2 – Full Fight Video

This Saturday night, Albuquerque’s Angelica Chavez (4-2) out the South Valley’s Chavez Dojo, lost a tough three round unanimous decision to Nicdali Rivera-Calonoc at Invicta FC 2 in Kansas City, Kansas by unanimous decision 30-27, 29-28 (2). The two women came out extremely aggressive with Rivera-Calonoc controlling much of the round standing up against the cage and on the ground. ...

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Warehouse Rumble II Results- Torres, Cabral Victorious

Last night at the YDI Wool Warehouse in Albuquerque, Chavez Promotions delivered another great card with their Warehouse Rumble II event. Less than a month after his tough bout against Raul Carrillo, Albuquerque’s Josh “Pitbull” Torres was able to outpoint Aztec’s Joseph Gomez via a split decision in the main event of the evening. Both men had their moments in ...

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Angelica Chavez Makes Weight for Invicta FC 2 – Full Results

KANSAS CITY, MO., Earlier today at the Invicta 2 Weigh-ins, Albuquerque’s Angelica Chavez fighting out of the Chavez Dojo, weighed in at 105.4 lbs while her opponent Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc came in at 105.2. Fights take place tomorrow night at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Missouri. The action will stream live on InvictaFC.com. FULL RESULTS: Shayna Baszler (133.6) vs. Sara McMann (135.4) Alexis Davis (134) ...

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Warehouse Rumble II – Weigh-In Results (VIDEO)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Weigh-in results for tomorrow night’s Warehouse Rumble II card at the Wool Warehouse presented by Chavez Promotions: Josh Torres 148.6 vs. Joseph Gomez 148.6 Nazareth Rojas  153.6 vs. Arturo Crespin 159 Cristian Cabral 146.8 vs. Michael Herrera 149 Fernando Reyes 270.8 vs. Guto Feliciano 216.8 Antonio Garcia 128.8 vs. John Herrera 129.2 Fights will start at 7pm. Tickets are still available with pricing listed ...

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