Abraham "Abie" Han (Boxing), Boxing, Las Cruces PAL, Sammy Burke Youth Boxing Center,

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 […]

Joby Sanchez wins XFC Tryouts
Chavez Dojo, Joby Sanchez (MMA), Melcor "Grandmaster" Chavez, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), XFC,

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, […]

Trout Easily Takes Fight Against Rodriguez Canelo Might be Next
Austin Trout (Boxing), Delvin Rodriguez, Four Warned, Golden Boy Promotions, Saul Canelo Alvarez,

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 […]

WBA Super Welterweight ChampIon Austin Trout posing with the New Mexico state flag
Austin Trout (Boxing), Four Warned, Las Cruces PAL, Louie Burke, Sammy Burke Youth Boxing Center,

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 […]

Rafael Barata Freitas
Barataplata, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling, Gracie Barra, IBJJF Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championship, Rafael "Barata" Freitas,

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 […]

Shukree Shabazz Trout Strength and Conditioning Coach
Austin Trout (Boxing), Delvin Rodriguez, Four Warned, Las Cruces PAL, Louie Burke, Sammy Burke Youth Boxing Center, showtime,

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 […]