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2016 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year: Jennifer Han

Jennifer Han (Ruben R. Ramirez/El Paso Times)

Las Cruces, NM’s Jose Salinas is 2016 SWFight.com New Mexico Boxer of the Year El Paso Champion, Jennifer Han 2016 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year For the first time since we started our annual awards back in 2012, a fighter has taken the title of ‘SWFight.com Boxer of the Year’ for a second consecutive year. It was not even close ...

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Abie Han Gets ESPN2 Main Event Fight Against Sergio Mora

Abraham Han vs. Sergio Mora

El Paso’s Abraham Han Faces Sergio Mora in IBF World Rankings Battle With IBF Middleweight Champion Jermain Taylor being forced to withdraw from his Feb. 6 fight due to his recent legal troubles, his opponent Sergio Mora was left without a foe for the main event of the ESPN2 “Friday Night Fights” card at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Miss. On two-weeks’ notice ...

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Abraham Han Back in Action Against Unbeaten Glen Tapia

A pair of undefeated fighters will square off in the ring July 12th in  Las Vegas, Nevada as El Paso’s Abraham Han (19-0, 12KOs) will face New Jersey’s Glen Tapia (18-0, 10KOs). The bout between the two undefeated Top Rank promoted fighters will take place at the light middleweight limit of 154lbs and is expected to air on ESPN2 Friday ...

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Austin Trout vs. Canelo Alvarez Las Cruces Press Conference Highlights

Yesterday afternoon in Las Cruces, New Mexico No Doubt Entertainment, NX Level Sports Gear, and The Dickerson Group held a press conference at M Five where WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout and his team formally announced April 20th’s world championship unification title fight against Saul Canelo Alvarez in San Antonio, Texas. Fresh off of a two-day 3-city Texas tour last week, promoting next month’s fight ...

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Siju Shabazz to Make Long-Awaited Pro-Debut on Tonight’s Holm-Prazak Card

It has been nearly ten years since Siju Shabazz, first stepped foot into the Las Cruces PAL boxing gym. Tonight, the 27-year-old will finally be making his professional debut against Albuquerquean Ricky Villafuerte (debut), on the Holly Holm vs. Diana Prazak card at the Route 66 Casino. The light-heavyweight Shabazz, comes into the fight with a heavily decorated amateur boxing career. ...

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SWFN Visits Austin Trout’s Final Day of Training in New Mexico

Saturday morning SWFN (Will and Jorge) made the trip from Albuquerque to Ruidoso, New Mexico to visit WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout and Team Trout on their final day of camp for the December 1st showdown against Miguel Cotto. Sunday the team would head back home to Las Cruces for a couple of more days of training before heading ...

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SHOWTIME’s ALL ACCESS: Cotto vs. Trout, Makes Stop in Las Cruces

Today members of SHOWTIME Network’s documentary series ALL ACCESS crew were on hand at the Sammy Burke Youth Boxing Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico to begin shooting scenes of the two episodes of ALL ACCESS: Cotto vs Trout. The series is set to follow WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout and Miguel Cotto a few weeks before their December 1st match-up ...

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