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LFA 58: Park vs. Wills Weigh-In Results

LFA 58 Park vs Willis faceoff

LFA 58 Full Weigh-In Results: Harvey Park, Jaleel Willis make weight On Thursday afternoon, both the official, and ceremonial weigh-in for Friday night’s LFA 58 card took place Envy Nightclub inside the Route 66 Casino and Hotel just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Only one of the 18 fighters failed to make weight but all nine bouts will still take ...

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2018 SWFight.com New Mexico Boxer of the Year: Jason Sanchez

Jason Sanchez - WBO Youth

Albuquerque boxer Jason Sanchez picked up two wins along with a WBO Youth Title in 2018 It was a breakout year for Albuquerque, New Mexico boxer Jason Sanchez in 2018. The pinnacle of it came with a convincing unanimous decision victory in Panama this past October over heralded prospect Jean Carlos Rivera of Puerto Rico. (Featured photo credit: Lester Silva) ...

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Jason Sanchez Outboxes Jean Carlos Rivera in Panama on way to WBO Youth Featherweight Title

Jason Sanchez Albuquerque

In a battle of undefeated prospects, Albuquerque’s Sanchez gets judges nod over Puerto Rico’s Rivera In the biggest fight of his career Wednesday night, Albuquerque boxer Jason Sanchez earned a unanimous decision victory over previously unbeaten Puerto Rican prospect Jean Carlos Rivera at the Centro de Convenciones Vasco Núñez de Balboa in Panama City, Panama. (Feature photo credit Lester Silva. ...

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Jason Sanchez vs. Jean Carlos Rivera Expected Fight Time and Ways to Watch

Jason Sanchez vs. Jean Carlos Rivera

No glove lost between boxing prospects Sanchez and Rivera ahead of Wednesday night’s WBO Youth Featherweight Title fight Tempers have been high the past two days between Albuquerque’s Jason Sanchez, and Puerto Rico’s Jean Carlos Rivera’s camp in the lead up to their bout on Wednesday night for the vacant World Boxing Organization Youth Featherweight Title. (We’re streaming the fight ...

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Celebrating 20 Years of FIT NHB: FIT NHB & Ring of Fire

On May 19th, FIT NHB (Fighters In Training, No Holds Barred) celebrates their twentieth year of existence as an entity within the combat sport’s world. Not just a unique acronym, the lauded gym has been quintessential to the development and evolution of mixed martial arts in the State of New Mexico and the Southwest region. When FIT NHB announced via ...

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SWFight.com’s Greatest Boxers and Mixed Martial Artists In New Mexico History: #25-21

Fidel Maldonado Jr., Damacio Page, Keith Jardine, Earl Large, Joey Villasenor

SWFight.com’s listing of the Greatest New Mexico Fighters of All Time, rankings #25-21 include boxers Maldonado Jr., Large, MMA’s Villaseñor, Jardine, Page The Marquess of Queensberry Rules, the code of generally accepted rules in the sport of boxing were published in 1867, 45 years before New Mexico was granted statehood in 1912. Hundreds of fighters during the time in which ...

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Sharahya-Taina Moreu Steps Up For Mar. 6-10 USA Boxing Western Elite Qualifiers

Sharahya Moreu

18-Year-Old New Mexican Amateur Standout Sharahya-Taina Moreu of Albuquerque Ready to Defend her Backyard at next week’s USA Boxing 2018 Western Elite Qualifier “Get yourself acquainted with the ring,” says Yoruba Moreu. “Watch out, there are a few dents in the floor.” Yoruba lifts the ropes and invites Jocelyn, a new sparring partner for his daughter, into the backyard boxing ...

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