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Johnny Tapia Documentary “Tapia” Premieres Tonight on HBO

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Johnny Tapia Documentary Makes Premiere on HBO Set your DVRs! Tonight is the world television premiere of Johnny Tapia’s biopic “Tapia” on HBO. The documentary provides a first-person narration by the late 5-time world boxing champion Tapia himself as he opens up about his tumultuous life and legendary boxing career months before his passing. The premiere is scheduled to air ...

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Maldonado Sr: Fidel Maldonado Jr. to Fight on Dec. 20 Cancun, Mexico Card

Fidel Maldonado Jr.

Fidel Maldonado Jr. to End 2014 With a ‘Stay Busy Bout’ Saturday Night The trainer, co-manager and father of Albuquerque boxer Fidel Maldonado Jr., Fidel Maldonado Sr. has notified that his son will be fighting Saturday night in Cancun, Mexico at Arena Quequi de Playa del Carmen on the Bryan Vasquez vs. Sergio Thompson interim WBA Junior Lightweight title ...

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Tejanito Promotions’ Most Wanted Card Postponed

Tejanito Promotions Most Wanted

No Professional Boxing in El Paso November 21 An official statement from Texas boxing promotion Tejanito Promotions was finally issued today regarding their “Most Wanted” boxing card that was set to take place tomorrow. The organization has decided to postpone the event due what the CEO was due to incidents that happened out of their control. Here is the full statement:  ...

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Battle at 5 Points Weigh-In: Crespin Comes in Heavy for Louishome Bout

Arturo Crespin vs. Maurice Louishomme

Ganoy and Gallegos Make Weight for Highly Anticipated Co-Main Event The McKernan Events Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico’s South Valley played host to “Battle at 5 Points” boxing card weigh-in this afternoon. Two fights saw fighters miss the weight limits including the main event as Las Vegas, N.M.’s Arturo Crespin weighed in at 165lbs for his 162lbs +/-2 bout against ...

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HBO Sports to Debut Johnny Tapia Documentary “Tapia” Dec. 16th

Johnny Tapia Documentary to debut on HBO

HBO Acquires Biopic That Takes a First-Hand Look into Johnny Tapia’s Tumultuous Life Earlier today it was announced by HBO Sports that the network will be debuting the documentary Tapia on Tuesday December 16th. The biopic, a first-person narration by the late-Johnny Tapia himself, takes a look at the embattled boxer’s personal life and legendary boxing career. The film, executive ...

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Brian Mendoza to Take Part in Pro-Am Iron Boy 17 Card in Phoenix

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New Mexican’s Brian Mendoza and John Herrera are Part of Nov. 15th’s Iron Boy 17 Card in Phoenix Iron Boy 17 Will be Streamed Live and Free Likely to be crowned New Mexico boxing’s 2014 Debuter of the of the Year, Albuquerque’s Brian Mendoza will be participating in Iron Boy 17’s prospect loaded card at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona this ...

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Austin Trout vs. Luis Grajeda Set for ESPN2 Dec. 11

Austin Trout

Austin Trout’s Next Fight Will be Against Luis Grajeda Dec. 11 Earlier today it was reported by ESPN’s Dan Rafael that Las Cruces, New Mexico’s former WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout will face Mexico’s Luis Grajeda December 11th at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The ESPN2 televised bout, scheduled for 10 rounds in the light middleweight ...

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Albuquerque Set for Three Fight Weeks in a Row

ABQ November Fights

Boxing and MMA Fill the Month of November for Albuquerque “Albuquerque’s boring, there’s nothing to do”, oh yeah? Then go watch a damn fight. The next three weekends in the Duke City are full of MMA and Boxing action. The following are list of events that will hit the metro area in November: MMA – King of the Cage “Duke ...

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Crespin vs. Louishome Headlines “Battle at 5 Points” Nov. 15th

Battle at 5 Points, Saturday Nov. 15th

“Battle at 5 Points” Takes Place November 15th in Albuquerque’s South Valley Another boxing card will be hitting the McKernan Events Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico’s South Valley on Saturday November 15th as Chavez Promotions and Crespin’s Promotions present’s “Battle at 5 Points”. After two main events that were supposed to feature Albuquerque’s Josh Torres fell through the event will ...

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