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Rio Rancho’s Brian Mendoza Signs with Cameron Dunkin

Brian Mendoza boxing New Mexico

Just one week after winning his professional debut in 39 seconds, Brian Mendoza has signed a five-year contract with boxing manager Cameron Dunkin. “I’m happy as hell. Things are looking really good!” said Mendoza (1-0, 1KO) after announcing the signing. Dunkin has managed over 30 world champions since the late 1980s. A list that includes: Diego Corrales, Kelly Pavlik, Timothy ...

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Southwest Fight News Monthly Awards For February 2014

Month two of 2014 is in the books and chalk up another buzz-worthy month of combat sports action. From nationally televised boxing action to some local MMA, the combat schedule for February may have been less busy then January but still carried plenty of weight regardless. Following up on the success of January’s Monthly Award recognition, we follow up with ...

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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Boxer of the Year

Is there even a question about this one? Out of all our awards this may have been our easiest to handout. After going .500 in 2012, New Mexico’s Fidel Maldonado came back in 2013 with a vengeance, blowing right through his three opponents. In February, he took a fight against Jorge Romero, a fight which according to the Maldonado’s their manager ...

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Fidel Maldonado Jr. and Luis Ramos Jr. to Headline Nov. 11th Fox Sports 1: Golden Boy Live Card in San Antonio

Earlier today Fidel Maldonado Jr.’s father Fidel Sr. confirmed that his son has signed a contract to fight Luis Ramos Jr. in a light-welterweight contest, Monday November 11th in San Antonio, Texas. The bout according to Maldonado is scheduled as the main event for Fox Sports 1’s weekly installment of Golden Boy Live. “I think Fidel is gonna walk him ...

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