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2014 SWFight Boxing: Fighter of the Year, Abie Han

Abraham Han

Abraham Han’s 3-0, 2KO Year Earns him our 2014 Boxer of the Year A positive that came out of 2014’s boxing year in New Mexico and El Paso were more competitive matches in the area between locals and outsiders from nearing states. The fight cards that followed this formula gave us exciting and drama filled bouts. Crespin and Louishomme, Torres ...

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Fidel Maldonado Jr. to Face Undefeated Amir Imam at MGM Grand

Maldonado Jr. Scheduled to Fight Amir Imam January 17th on  Stiverne vs. Wilder Undercard Just few days after a very disappointing no contest match in Mexico, Albuquerque boxer Fidel Maldonado Jr. already has a new match scheduled for 2015. He will be facing undefeated New York prospect Amir Imam on the Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder WBC Heavyweight title fight. The ...

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Fidel Maldonado Jr. Returns to Fox Sports1 vs. Nelson Lara

Fidel Maldonado Jr. Back on Fox Sports 1 After having a killer 2013, going 3-0 all three wins by TKO, Albuquerque’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. has only fought once in 2014. That will change Monday night as Maldonado is scheduled for the co-main event on Golden Boy Promotions’ “Monday Night Boxing” card which will be nationally broadcasted on Fox Sports 1. Facing ...

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Fidel Maldonado Jr. Scheduled for Sept. 29th Fox Sports 1 Bout

Golden Boy Live! Will Feature Albuquerque’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. in the co-main Event. A Golden Boy Promotions’ press release on Thursday announced updates to their September 29th nationally televised Fox Sports 1 card in Hidalgo, Texas. Most notably the main event suffered a setback when former world champion Antonio Tarver would be forced out of his fight with Johnathon Banks due to ...

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Local Brand “Zia Wear” Produced Iconic Logo, Successful Line Of New Mexico Themed Clothing

Clothing lines are of high abundance in the MMA world, maybe more so than any other sport. The trend of creating catchy t-shirts to represent the sport of MMA has been popular since the creation of brands like TapOut, Affliction, and Xtreme Couture; you will even find MMA Elite products in your local Wal-Mart. From “walkout” clothing to lifestyle clothing, clothing lines, ...

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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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Fidel Maldonado vs. John Nater Fox Sports 1 Weigh-In Results

Earlier today at a Home Depot in San Antonio, Texas, the weigh-in for tomorrow night’s Golden Boy Boxing card were held. The main event will feature Albuquerque’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. (17-2, 14KOs) and late fill-in John Nater (13-4, 10KOs) of Puerto Rico. Nater, replaces Maldonado’s original opponent,  Steve Forbes, who was forced off the card due to failing a pre-fight ...

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