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Josh Torres: Verbal Agreement to Fight Zab Judah March 12

Josh Torres vs Zab Judah

Josh Torres vs. Zab Judah Bout Verbally Agreed at 145-pounds On Tuesday afternoon, Albuquerque boxer Josh Torres announced on Combat Sports Weekly that he has verbally agreed to a March 12 fight against former undisputed welterweight champion and three-time junior welterweight champion Zab Judah. Torres’ promoter Joe Chavez also confirmed on Tuesday that the Nevada State Athletic Commission has approved ...

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Maldonado Jr. Cruises Past Clark, Cold War II Results

Fidel Maldonado Jr. vs Clark

Cold War II: Matthew Griego Successful in Pro Debut at Buffalo Thunder A sold out crowd of 2,170 packed the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino ballroom on Saturday night. Those in attendance for the Holmes Boxing Promotion’s “Cold War II” card voiced their pleasure, and distaste in the two fights involving the promoter’s, Patrick Holmes’ sons. The main event was controversy ...

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2015 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year: Jennifer Han

Jennifer Han

IBF Featherweight Champ Jennifer Han wins 2015 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year Award In 2015, Jennifer Han claimed two titles; first the IBF Inter-Continental Featherweight strap in April against Kenya’s Fatuma Zarika, a fight that was put together in two weeks after Ghana’s Helen Joseph was unable to obtain a visa in time for a scheduled IBF Featherweight world title fight versus Han. ...

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Bob Foster Funeral Services to Take Place This Week in Albuquerque

Bob Foster dead at the age of 77

Bob Foster 14-time world champion was part of inaugural 1990 International Boxing Hall of Fame class Sunday morning’s Albuquerque Journal’s obituaries detailed funeral services for the late-boxing-great Bobby Wayne Foster. Foster will lay in state on Tuesday December 1, 2015 from 11am-8pm at Strong Throne Funeral Home located at 1100 Coal Ave. SE in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Foster, the former 14-time light ...

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Report: Bob Foster Albuquerque’s First World Champion, Dead at age 76

Bob Foster dead at the age of 77

Bob Foster Defended Light Heavyweight Title 14-Times, Fought Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier at Heavyweight According to multiple Albuquerque media reports, former light heavyweight world champion Bob Foster has died at the age of 76. (Note: we had incorrectly reported Foster being 77 in our original posting. H/T Albuquerque Journal for the correction). A native of Lubbock, Texas, Foster and his mother moved ...

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Greatest Championship KOs in Albuquerque-Fighter History

Bob Foster, Holly Holm, Johnny Tapia

Where does Holly Holm’s KO of Ronda Rousey rank on our list of greatest Burqueño championship bout knockouts? Burqueños have been holding their heads up high and have been thinking they’re allll baaaad since the devastating head kick knockout blow that Albuquerque’s Holly Holm (10-0) delivered to the previously undefeated Ronda Rousey (12-1) en route to claiming the UFC Bantamweight ...

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Tony Valdez Escapes with Draw Against Gilberto Mendoza at Duke City Throwdown

Duke City Throwdown

Questionable Split Draw in Valdez vs. Mendoza Bout Duke City Throwdown Full Results There’s no doubt about it, Española’s Tony Valdez always makes for entertaining fights but after his rematch Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center against Gilberto Mendoza, he found himself in the middle of a very controversial decision. Early on in the contest, Valdez (8-4-6, 7KOs) set the tone ...

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Tony Valdez Upcoming Gilberto Mendoza Rematch Brings Back ‘Hollewood’ Montes Memories

Tony Valdez vs. Hollewood Raymond Montes

Valdez Faces Mendoza Saturday Night at the Albuquerque Convention Center An extremely dry year for New Mexico boxing gets a much needed ounce of precipitation when Española’s Tony Valdez rematches Gilberto Mendoza at the Albuquerque Convention Center in the main event of Legacy Promotions’ fight card Duke City Throwdown.  Their first fight, this past May, by all accounts was a ...

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‘Fire and Ice’ Grants, NM Fight Card, Fight Week Deatils

Josh Torres Grants NM

Boxing: Fire and Ice Fury Fight Week Schedule for Grants, New Mexico Josh Torres to Defend WBC USNBC Title in Grants’ first boxing card since 1976 For the first time this century Grants, New Mexico will be hosting a boxing card when Chavez Promotions’ aptly titled  ‘Fire and Ice: Fury’ card at the Fire and Ice Park Center of Downtown on ...

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