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MVP? Luttrell MMA’s Jordan Espinosa, One Of New Mexico’s Most Valuable Prospects

This time last year, Albuquerque-trained Jordan Espinosa (7-4) had just suffered a unanimous decision loss to a 145-pound fighter despite his natural fighting weight being two weight classes lower at 125-pounds. The Flyweight competing against a Featherweight left Kentucky with a record of 4-4, an even .500, and looking for some sort of consistency in his young MMA career. Fast-forward just less ...

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Jodie Esquibel Claims NABF Title at Buffalo Thunder

Jodie Esquibel

Brandon Holmes and Pat Holmes Jr. Win By TKO on ‘The Takeover’ Undercard A crowd of just over 2,000 was on-hand Saturday night at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino for a Holmes Boxing promoted card that featured a women’s NABF Light Flyweight title fight. In the main event of the evening Albuquerque’s Jodie Esquibel and Mexico’s Mayela Perez provided ...

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Anthony Mundine Withdraws From Austin Trout May 9 Fight

Austin Trout vs. Anthony Mundine

Mundine vs. Trout PBC on CBS Bout to be Rescheduled An ear injury has forced Australia’s Anthony Mundine to withdraw from his May 9 WBC Silver Super Welterweight title defense bout against Las Cruces, New Mexico’s Austin Trout. The announcement was made late Sunday night by Mundine’s representatives on Boxa.com.au and later confirmed to SWFight.com by Trout. On a phone ...

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Michelle Waterson to Make UFC Debut Against Angela Magana

Angela Magana vs. Michelle Waterson

Michelle Waterson Scheduled to Face Angela Magana at TUF 21 Finale Two days after signing with the UFC, Albuquerque-based fighter, Michelle Waterson already has an opponent for her promotional debut. According to MMAWeekly, Waterson will be facing Farmington, N.M.’s Angela Magana at Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale (aka The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians Finale) on July 12, 2015 at a venue to ...

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Official Police Report Released Concerning Jon Jones And The “Hit-And-Run” Accident From Sunday Morning

The MMA world was buzzing yesterday as the rumors of UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones being involved in a car accident spread quickly and while the whole day was spent speculating on various reports and rumblings, all of the speculative chatter can somewhat come to an end now that an official police report has been released. (read the full report: JonJonesPoliceReport) ...

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Albuquerque Boxer Alan Sanchez Dead at age 25

Alan Sanchez

Boxer ‘El Alacrán’ Alan Sanchez Killed in Rollover Today the New Mexico boxing community is grieving the loss of one of its own. Early Thursday morning, New Mexico boxer Alan Sanchez was killed in an automobile accident in Albuquerque’s South Valley. According to Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials, the 25-year-old Sanchez, was traveling southbound on Coors when his vehicle crossed the ...

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Tim Means Gets No. 5 Ranked Welterweight Matt Brown for UFC 189

Matt Brown vs Tim Means

Means vs. Brown set for July 11 UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor Undercard Before even leaving the Prudential Center after his third round arm-triangle victory over George Sullivan, Albuquerque-fighter Tim Means was offered the biggest fight of his career. UFC matchmakers presented Means the opportunity to face the number five ranked welterweight, Matt Brown on the undercard of one of ...

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Torres Rallies to Capture WBC USNBC Title Over Ganoy

Torres wins WBC USNBC Title

Josh Torres Defeats Ranee Ganoy at the Albuquerque Convention Center After digging himself into a hole early on, Albuquerque’s Josh Torres was able to outbox Filipino counterpart Ranee Ganoy, on his way to the WBC USNBC Super Lightweight championship, Saturday night at the Albuquerque Convention Center. In front of crowd of about 1,600, Torres and Ganoy gave boxing fans a ...

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Commentary: Josh Torres vs. Ranee Ganoy Preview, Media Predictions

Josh Torres vs. Ranee Ganoy

Josh Torres vs. Ranee Ganoy Breakdown For any highly anticipated fight the phrases: Can’t miss!, Possible Fight of the Year, and even, There should be some good chingasos, are always thrown around by promoters and fans alike but bouts rarely live up to the hype. Tonight’s title fight between Josh Torres and Ranee Ganoy will deliver one way or another. The native New ...

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