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Daniel Dawson Sees Austin Trout Fight as Another Shot at U.S. Fight Scene

Boxer Daniel Dawson of Australia

Dawson Hopes Trout is Another Win in Impressive Combat Sports Career Most New Mexican boxing fans have probably never heard of Australian junior middleweight Daniel Dawson. That will change later this week when the Aussie takes on our state’s best boxer, former WBA Super Welterweight champion, Austin Trout of Las Cruces, in the main event of the ESPN Friday Night Fights season ...

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Brenda Gonzales and Amanda Lovato in Canada Tonight for Nordic Coliseum Women Boxing Event

Brenda Gonzales and Amanda Lovato

Nordic Coliseum Women Boxing 1 Live Tonight on GoFightLive We have seen all-women mixed martial arts promotions be very successful recently. Nordic Coliseum Women Boxing hopes to do the same for the pugilistic sport when their inaugural event, aptly titled NCWB 1, hits the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada this evening. Two of New Mexico’s own hybrid fighters will ...

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Josh Torres Takes on Jose Marrufo August 30th for Minor WBC Title

Josh Torres Fight Poster

Las Vegas, NM’s Arturo Crespin matched against Arizona’s Joey Ruelas in Co-Main Event The recently renovated McKernan Event Center, more commonly known as the “South Valley Sports Complex” in southwest Albuquerque, New Mexico, will play host to a WBC USNBC Welterweight title fight between hometowner Josh Torres and Phoenix, Arizona’s Jose Marrufo. For Torres (13-3-1, 6KOs), this marks the second ...

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Tickets to ESPN Friday Night Fights Austin Trout vs. Daniel Dawson Are Now on Sale

Austin Trout

Austin Trout vs. Daniel Dawson Pechanga Resort and Casino Tickets on Sale For anyone planning to go to Austin Trout’s next fight against Daniel Dawson August 22 at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California, you better act quick as the Grand Ballroom inside the casino is currently configured to only seat about 1,100 spectators. The former WBA Super Welterweight ...

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Ruiz Replaces Colbert in Jennifer Han Fight This Saturday in El Paso

Jennifer Han Escalante Promotions

Jennifer Han vs. Christina Ruiz at the El Paso County Coliseum A brutally honest press release today from Escalante Promotions reported that Kimberly Colbert was forced out of this Saturday’s fight against El Paso’s Jennifer Han at the El Paso County Coliseum. Colbert, according to the release, was arrested in violation of her probation. Taking Colbert’s place in the eight ...

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ABQ’s Matthew Baca Signs to Face 50 Cent Fighter Ryan Martin on ESPN

Matthew Baca

Matthew Baca faces 50 Cent’s Fighter Ryan Martin on ESPN2 Friday Night Fights Card On Wednesday, Albuquerque boxer Matthew Baca announced that he has signed a contract to fight Ryan Martin in the opening fight on a nationally televised ESPN Friday Night Fights card July 2nd. The four-round bout will take place at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut and will air live ...

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Iron Boy XIII Postpones Friday’s Bout in El Paso

Iron Boy XIII Postponed

Earlier today it was announced that Iron Boy Promotions‘ Texas debut would be postponed. Due to main and co-main event fighters being unable to be cleared medically, Iron Boy 13 will be pushed back until August 8th. Ticket holders are encouraged should return to point of purchase for a refund. The July 26th event in Phoenix, Arizona is scheduled to still ...

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Josh Torres and Shawn Gallegos Shine Under Dim Lights

osh Torres holds his son after defeating Francisco Lira. 
PHOTO Credit: Bryant Muncy/SWFight.com

Despite the extremely bad backyard barbeque-type lighting, 90’s Jock Jams stadium anthems and early 2000’s hip hop mistakenly being played during rounds, Johnny Tapia Presents: Dia de Johnny put on an entertaining card for the nearly 700 fans in attendance at Hotel Cascada Friday night in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It took Albuquerque’s Josh Torres (13-3-1, 6KOs) just two rounds to finish unknown ...

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Louie Burke: Austin Trout vs. Daniel Dawson July 19

Austin Trout

New Mexico boxing trainer Louie Burke has told SWFight.com this evening that Austin Trout will be facing Australian Daniel Dawson July 19th. “Al (Haymon) told us the fight would take place on July 19th,” said Burke. When asked what the card would look like and what network the fight would air on Burke said he was not sure. He also did ...

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