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Jackson’s-Winklejohn’s Hunter Tucker debuts for Bellator on January 26th

Another New Mexico-based fighter has joined Bellator Fighting Championships. Recent signee, Hunter Tucker (4-0), representing the Jackson’s-Winklejohn’s gym, will take the next step in his already successful career as he looks to make his promotional debut January 26th at Bellator 86. The event will be held inside the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma less than two hours away from his hometown of Wichita Falls, ...

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Austin Trout Arrested in El Paso

According to a report by the El Paso Times, WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of public intoxication following a brawl at an El Paso restaurant. El Paso County Jail records state that the 27-year-old was arrested about 4:30 a.m. and was later booked at 8:50 a.m. He was released two hours later after posting ...

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Bellator Fighting Championships Looking to Hold Event in New Mexico

A reliable source has confirmed that Bellator Fighting Championships has filed an application for a promoter’s license with the New Mexico Athletic Commission; meaning that a Bellator event is likely to make a stop in the Albuquerque area in early 2013. A venue to hold the event has not yet been determined. The last scheduled event Bellator currently has set for it’s 8th season ...

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Las Cruces to Hold Parade for Austin Trout

PRESS RELEASE Las Cruces, N.M. – Las Cruces will celebrate Austin Trout’s upsetting victory over legendary Miguel Cotto with a championship parade from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. The parade will begin at Sierra Middle School, 1700 Spruce Avenue, head south on Walnut Drive, turn west onto Hadley Avenue and end at the Las Cruces Police Athletic League, 700 ...

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Monday Boxing and MMA Recap

Monday Boxing and MMA Recap- Very busy week for local fighters regionally and nationally. We finally saw the long awaited professional debut of Las Cruces boxer, Siju Shabazz. That same evening we witnessed perhaps the Fight of the Year in New Mexico take place between Tony Valdez and Raymond Montes. Hollly Holm dominated Diana Prazak. After the contest Holm and fans ...

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Holm Outpoints Prazak While Valdez KOs Montes in a Classic

Last night at the Route 66 Casino just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Holly Holm put on a boxing clinic against IBA Super Featherweight champion Diana Prazak. With a big height and arm length advantage Holm was able to outbox Prazak from the outside, confusing Prazak by changing lead punches every time she threw. Early on, Prazak who was making ...

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Fire and Ice: Holm vs. Prazak – Live Results

Holly Holm  def Diana Prazak via UD 100-90 (3) wins IBA and WBF Jr Welterweight Titles Tony Valdez def Raymond Montes  via 7th rd TKO 01:41 (Corner throws in towel). Montes taken out of ring in stretcher; was still conscious.   Matthew Baca def Derek Perez Baca via 2nd rd TKO 00:32 Siju Shabazz def Ricky Villafuerte Shabazz via 2nd rd TKO ...

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Holly Holm vs. Diana Prazak Weigh-In Results

This afternoon the weigh-ins for Frequez Productions- Fire and Ice: Holly Holm vs. Diana Prazak boxing card took place at the Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The card is headlined by Holm, arguably the best female boxer in the world and the WIBA Super Featherweight Diana Prazak of Australia. The two women will be fighting for two vacant belts, the ...

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