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Tony Valdez Escapes with Draw Against Gilberto Mendoza at Duke City Throwdown

Duke City Throwdown

Questionable Split Draw in Valdez vs. Mendoza Bout Duke City Throwdown Full Results There’s no doubt about it, Española’s Tony Valdez always makes for entertaining fights but after his rematch Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center against Gilberto Mendoza, he found himself in the middle of a very controversial decision. Early on in the contest, Valdez (8-4-6, 7KOs) set the tone ...

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Tony Valdez Upcoming Gilberto Mendoza Rematch Brings Back ‘Hollewood’ Montes Memories

Tony Valdez vs. Hollewood Raymond Montes

Valdez Faces Mendoza Saturday Night at the Albuquerque Convention Center An extremely dry year for New Mexico boxing gets a much needed ounce of precipitation when Española’s Tony Valdez rematches Gilberto Mendoza at the Albuquerque Convention Center in the main event of Legacy Promotions’ fight card Duke City Throwdown.  Their first fight, this past May, by all accounts was a ...

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2014 SWFight.com Boxing Knockout of the Year

Angelo Leo

Angelo Leo Wins SWFight.com’s Boxing Knockout of the Year Up until his fourth professional fight Angelo Leo (5-0, 2KOs) had not shown a lot knockout power. The bantamweight narrowly squeezed out two of his first three victories via majority decision.  He must have learned to not let the his fights go to the judges as on January 25th’s “Return Of The ...

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‘Fright Night Boxing’ Weigh-In Today at Buffalo Thunder

Fright Night Boxing

The official weigh-in for Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions ‘Fright Night Boxing’ card will take place today at 2:00 p.m. MST at Buffalo Thunder Casino and Resort inside the Turquoise Trail Restaurant.  The fight card itself will take place from Buffalo Thunder Casino and Resort inside the Event Center on Saturday with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. MST with the ...

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Valdez Draws, Holmes Wins Again at Buffalo Thunder’s Latin Collision Boxing Event – Full Results

Latin Collision May 10th Poster

Buffalo Thunder’s Latin Collision Boxing Event – Full Results Just north of Santa Fe, Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions held their six-bout boxing card “Latin Collision” inside the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. The following are the results of the event provided in a press release by Orthrus Promotions. Main Event: 115lbs. Tony Valdez vs. Felipe Rivas ends in Majority Draw 58-57 ...

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Valdez, Holmes Make Weight at Buffalo Thunder

Latin Collision May 10th Poster

Earlier this afternoon, the weigh-ins for tomorrow night’s “Latin Collision” co-promoted by Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions took place at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino just north of Santa Fe. The card has now been reshaped to six-fights. If your interested in attending tickets range from $30.00 – $75.00 and can be purchased through the event hotlines 505-795-2772 / ...

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Buffalo Thunder’s May 10th ‘Latin Collision’ Fight Card Lineup Set

Latin Collision May 10th Poster

Buffalo Thunder May 10th Boxing Card Lineup Announced The fight lineup for Buffalo Thunder’s May 10th “Latin Collision” boxing card presented by Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions is finally set. Española’s Tony Valdez will be headlining his second consecutive event when he takes on Nogales, Mexico’s Felipe Rivas, who has lost four of his last five fights. The bout will take ...

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Southwest Fight News Monthly Awards For January 2014

Angelo Leo

We have finished one full month in 2014 and already the area has had some great results from the boxing and MMA scene here in New Mexico and surrounding areas. With the heavy volume of combat action happening in the area and featuring the area’s athletes venturing around the nation, we have decided to acknowledge some of the best performances ...

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