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By The Numbers: Getting to know the locals of LFA 10

It is fight week for a handful of New Mexico based athletes this week as we approach tomorrow night’s Legacy Fighting Alliance event being held in Pueblo, Colorado in the Massari Arena. The event’s official date is April 21st and will feature some of the area’s best talents from the level of up-and-coming all the way to established veteran. A ...

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Undefeated Prospect Jerome Rivera Signs To Fight April 21 for LFA 10 in Pueblo, Colorado

Through our sources, SWFight.com has learned that undefeated prospect Jerome Rivera (6-0) has signed a bout agreement to compete for the Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) promotion for their LFA 10 event on April 21st, 2017 in Pueblo, Colorado. Coming off his sixth professional victory just a short few weeks ago, Rivera, has rattled off ten consecutive victories counting his amateur ...

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2016 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year: Jennifer Han

Jennifer Han (Ruben R. Ramirez/El Paso Times)

Las Cruces, NM’s Jose Salinas is 2016 SWFight.com New Mexico Boxer of the Year El Paso Champion, Jennifer Han 2016 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year For the first time since we started our annual awards back in 2012, a fighter has taken the title of ‘SWFight.com Boxer of the Year’ for a second consecutive year. It was not even close ...

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Johnny Tapia to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame

Johnny Tapia to Become First Native New Mexican Fighter to join the International Boxing Hall of Fame Johnny Tapia, Evander Holyfield, and Marco Antonio Barrera headline the International Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Today, it was announced that the late Albuquerque, New Mexico native, Johnny Tapia, will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on June 11 as ...

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In Case You Missed It! Two of New Mexico’s Best Local Talents Stepped It Up A Notch

New Mexico MMA showcased its A-game this weekend, which can best exemplified by performances from two of the most successful local professional athletes. The pair would both have “big fight” opportunities in their respective promotions and at weekend’s conclusion, New Mexico MMA added some more glory to its ever-growing annals of mixed martial arts history. It shouldn’t ever be a surprise when ...

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Sanchez vs. Sanchez III Can Revitalize New Mexico’s Fight Scene (Volume One of Three)

Let’s not sugar coat this. Let’s not waste time with a general intro. New Mexico MMA is in desperate need of revitalization and it couldn’t come soon enough. That isn’t an opinion. Just take a look at the facts. It can be seen and felt by anyone paying attention. This year, in 2016, fight fans continue to see less events, fewer promoters, and dramatically ...

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Sanchez Camp Ready to Tame ‘El Toro’, Eyeing Torres Rematch

Jose Luis Sanchez

With a win Sanchez camp hopes for Josh Torres rematch When his original opponent was forced off of the upcoming September 24 Elite Warrior’s card, Albuquerque boxer Jose Luis Sanchez did not have to wait long for a bullish challenge. In steps ‘El Toro’, Las Vegas, N.M.’s Arturo Crespin (13-7-1, 4KOs), who with an often lead-with-the-head, hard-hitting style gives everyone ...

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Perrella vs. Ugas headlines Premier Boxing Champions’ first New Mexico Show 9/27 at Buffalo Thunder

PBC on FS1

PBC on FS1 to feature Brandon Holmes and slew of other New Mexico Fighters A welterweight showdown between undefeated Bryant Perrella (14-0, 13KOs) and Yordenis Ugas (16-3, 7KOs) will headline the first Premier Boxing Champions to take place in the state of New Mexico on Tuesday, September 27, at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino in the Pueblo of Pojoaque. ...

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