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Fidel Maldonado Jr. vs. Art Hovhannisyan May 20 in Indio Springs, California

Fidel Maldonado Jr. vs. Art Hovhannisyan

Maldonado Jr. vs. Hovhannisyan will air on Estrella TV On Friday, May 20, Albuquerque’s top boxer Fidel Maldonado Jr. will take on Art Hovhannisyan at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. The 10-round fight is currently set to be the co-main event on the televised (Estrella TV) Golden Boy Promotions undercard headlined by welterweights Eddie Gomez (18-1, 11 KOs) ...

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Austin Trout vs. Jermall Charlo May 21 in Las Vegas

Jermall Charlo vs Austin Trout

Jermall Charlo to make 2nd title defense against Austin Trout Jermall Charlo vs. Austin Trout Odds Unable to secure a venue in Houston, Texas for the Premiere Boxing Champions May 21 card, TGB Promotions and Mayweather Promotions have moved the bill which features a bout between IBF Super Welterweight champion Jermall Charlo and Las Cruces, N.M.’s Austin Trout to The Chelsea Inside ...

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Zab Judah vs. Josh Torres Cancelled due to Licensing Application Issues

Zab Judah vs. Josh Torres

Issues with Judah’s Licensing Application Forces NSAC to Nix ‘Knockout Night at the D’ Boxing Card The Nevada State Athletic Commission has cancelled the ‘Knockout Night at the D’ boxing card that was to take place Saturday in front of a sold out Downtown Las Vegas Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event pinned Albuquerque’s Josh Torres against ...

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Josh Torres Huge Underdog in March 12 Fight vs Zab Judah

Zab Judah vs. Josh Torres

Zab Judah vs. Josh Torres March 12 Odds and Tickets The sportsbook are not giving Josh Torres much of a chance to beat former world champion Zab Judah on March 12. Torres (15-4-2, 7KOs), according to the online sportsbook 5Dimes, is a 22-to-1 underdog while Judah (42-9 ,29KOs) is a massive 50-to-1 favorite. The contest will headline the “Knockout Night at the ...

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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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