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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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Dia de Johnny Tapia Weigh-In Results from Hotel Cascada

Johnny Tapia Presents: Dia de Johnny Tapia at Hotel Cascada

Today at Hotel Cascada the weigh-in for Johnny Tapia Presents: Dia de Johnny Tapia took place. Every fighter who hit the scales made weight. The only exception was Brenda Gonzales’ opponent DJ Morrison who was still en route to weigh-in from Colorado. The event tomorrow night kicks off with a slew of amateur fights at 1pm with the pro card ...

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Rio Rancho’s Brian Mendoza Signs with Cameron Dunkin

Brian Mendoza boxing New Mexico

Just one week after winning his professional debut in 39 seconds, Brian Mendoza has signed a five-year contract with boxing manager Cameron Dunkin. “I’m happy as hell. Things are looking really good!” said Mendoza (1-0, 1KO) after announcing the signing. Dunkin has managed over 30 world champions since the late 1980s. A list that includes: Diego Corrales, Kelly Pavlik, Timothy ...

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Iron Boy Promotions Makes Its Way to El Paso June 6th

Iron Boy XIII El Paso, Texas

Iron Boy XIII to feature Arizona, New Mexico and Texas Fighters at Buchanans Event Center in El Paso, Texas Ayanna Vasquez will make professional debut The popular Arizona-based boxing company, Iron Boy Promotions, will be making its way outside of the state when its event Iron Boy XIII debuts in El Paso, Texas, Friday June 6th at the Buchanans Event Center. ...

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Valdez Draws, Holmes Wins Again at Buffalo Thunder’s Latin Collision Boxing Event – Full Results

Latin Collision May 10th Poster

Buffalo Thunder’s Latin Collision Boxing Event – Full Results Just north of Santa Fe, Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions held their six-bout boxing card “Latin Collision” inside the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. The following are the results of the event provided in a press release by Orthrus Promotions. Main Event: 115lbs. Tony Valdez vs. Felipe Rivas ends in Majority Draw 58-57 ...

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