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The Sanchez Family
'The Reckoning' Mathis vs. Holm II, Alan Sanchez (Boxing), Boxing, Featured, Jason Sanchez (Boxing), Jose Luis Sanchez,

Band of Boxing Brothers

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 matriarch of the family shyly […]

WBA Champ Austin Trout and Trainer Louie Burke
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Austin Trout and Louie Burke on Las Cruces PAL Gym History

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Recently, SouthWest Fight News had the honor of visiting the “Regular” WBA World Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout (24-0, 14KO) and his trainer Louie Burke, at the Sammy Burke Youth Boxing Center – Las Cruces Police Athletic League (PAL) Gym in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The building that houses the gym […]

Strikeforce fighter Isaac "Ike" Valley-flagg

May Events

5/3 Bellator (Bryan Baker) 5/5  UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs. Miller (John Dodson) 5/5 Roswell MMA (Steve Garcia) 5/11 Bellator (Travis Marx)(recap) 5/12 KOTC @ Buffalo Thunder  (recap) 5/12 Mescalero Warrior (recap) 5/19 Strikeforce (Isaac “Ike” Vallie-flagg, Quinn Mulhern) 5/26 UFC 146 Dos Santos vs. Mir (Diego Brandao) 6/2 Jackson MMA (more info) 6/2  Carlsbad 6/5 UFC on FX3 […]

Damacio Paige.
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April Events

April’s schedule is fairly busy and May-June are going to be stacked as well.   We will keep the schedule updated. 3/30 – Steel City Rumble 9 (Paul Ray) (Fight recap) 3/31 – WMMA (Lionel Lanham, Frank Gomez, Willie Parks) (Fight recap) 3/31 – Tapia Uprising  (Fight recap) 3/31 – OneFC (Donald Sanchez) (Fight recap)(Video) 4/6 – FIT […]

Waterson v. Rael
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Fight Recap: Jackson’s 7 and KOTC

Jackson’s MMA Series 7 Recap: 1 Jose Caro defeated Pete Quezada via Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 2:59 2 Riki Nobuta defeated Adam Soto Submission (Armbar) 2 1:42 3 Emily Peters-Kagan defeated Cortney Casey via Decision (Split) 3 3:00 4 Armando Montoya Jr. defeated Adam Gonzales Submission (Guillotine Choke) 3 0:58 5 Jodie Esquibel defeated Amy […]

Jackson's series-VII-poster
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Jackson’s Series: Card Breakdown

Main event Michelle Waterson (8-3) vs.  Diana Rael (3-1) at 105lbs.  Michelle Waterson taking on the talented Diana Rael in the main event of this stacked Jacksons MMA Series fight card. Waterson and Rael are flyweight fighters and a fast paced firework-filled show is expected. Rael recently took out Chavez Dojo’s Angelica Chavez, utilizing a variety […]

Copper Canyon - "Hill of Tears"

Training: Hill of Tears

[singlepic id=21 w=320 h=240 float=right]Copper Canyon is often refereed to as the “Hill of Tears”. Located off of Tramway and Copper you will find a great spot to exercise. We caught up with Cub Swanson,  Isaac Vallie-Flagg and Jake Murphy for a late morning workout. I try to do Copper Canyon every Friday because its a gauge for where […]

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Fight Recap: World Dominance – Holm vs Mathis

  NewMexico Boxing: Full gallery/report: Mathis KO’s Holm at Route 66 Holly Holm knocked out by Anne Sophie Mathis Weigh In Photos USCombat Sports – New Mexico: Pending  KNUXX Magazine: Pending Est Republicain ( JACKPOT FOR “ANNE-SO!” (French) LowBlow505 Podcast: Anne Sophie Mathis vs Holly Holm, Post Fight Press Conference Anne Sophie Mathis vs Holly Holm, […]