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“TAPIA” Documentary to Make Albuquerque Premiere

Johnny Tapia Film to Make Albuquerque Premiere in February For those that were not able to make the New Mexico premiere of Johnny Tapia‘s biopic “TAPIA” this past October in Santa Fe, no need to worry as the film will be making its premiere in the former 5-time champion’s hometown of Albuquerque, February 13th at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The ...

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Triple-A-MMA “North Vs. South”: A Jiu Jitsu Ace And Pro Boxer Highlight Two Professional Main Card Fights

Tomorrow afternoon, the Crowne Plaza Hotel Ballroom will be the host avenue for Triple-A-MMA “North vs. South”. The Orthrus Promotions event will follow the “Win To Get In” moniker that it’s first event carried back in April where the two main bouts will have an opportunity to compete for Bellator MMA on the line. This event will be headlined by ...

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Johnny Tapia Presents The Next Chapter 3 Weigh In Results

Earlier today at Sadie’s of New Mexico: New Mexican Restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico weigh-ins for Saturday night’s Johnny Tapia Presents The Next Chapter 3 card were held. The bouts will take place at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Albuquerque and will be followed by a concert which will feature local and national artists: Nina Sky, Juan Gambino, The Godfather of NM Music ...

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Johnny Tapia Presents: The Next Chapter II Weigh-In Results

Earlier today at the Crowne Plaza Hotel the weigh-ins to the Johnny Tapia Presents: The Next Chapter II card were held. The five-fight card is now set. The fights will take place Friday night at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Tickets can be purchased at http://johnnytapiapresents.com/ Weigh-In Results Josh Torres (147) vs. Bernardo Guereca (149) Hector Muñoz (147.8) vs. Jeremiah Torres (146.2) Brenda ...

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Final Johnny Tapia Presents: Next Chapter II Presser Set for Today

A press conference for Johnny Tapia Presents: The Next Chapter II, will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel located at 1901 University Blvd NE 87102. The bill has now been updated and will feature a six-fight boxing card Friday night at the Crowne Plaza. The event will be highlighted by Albuquerque veterans Josh `Pitbull’ Torres and Hector “El ...

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Teresa Tapia on Why She’s Bringing Boxing and MMA Together

Even in a city like Albuquerque, known for its fighting culture, it is rare to see the two sports of boxing and MMA share the stage. This Friday the Johnny Tapia Presents: The Next Chapter II card will bring the two together at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Team Tapia promoter and widow of five-time world champion Johnny Tapia, Teresa Tapia ...

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Feb. 1st Johnny Tapia Presents Boxing/MMA Card Formally Announced

Earlier today at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Team Tapia formally announced their next Johnny Tapia Presents card to take place February 1st at the hotel. The fight card will be a hybrid event with both boxing and mixed martial arts matches. The the main event will feature Josh Torres (9-2, 4KOs) against an unnamed opponent while fellow ...

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Monday Morning Recap 11/19

Over the weekend we saw New Mexico lose one of it’s three world championships Albuquerque’s Carlos Condit fell to Georges St-Pierre via UD, to unifying the UFC Welterweight Title. Condit was dominated for more of the fight on the ground but saw his share of success standing. Over 800 fans showed up to the Crowne Plaza Hotel to witness the first Team Tapia boxing ...

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Hector Muñoz Steps up as Late Replacement to Face Dmitriy Salita

Earlier today it was announced that Albuquerque Boxer Hector Muñoz (20-8, 13KOs) would step in– once again– as a late-replacement,  to face Dmitri Salita (34-1, 18KOs) October 20th at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Hardcore New Mexico boxing fans, especially the Albuquerque ones, might remember Salita as a rumored opponent in 2005 and 2006 for former title contender ...

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