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Southwest Fight News Monthly Awards For February 2014

Month two of 2014 is in the books and chalk up another buzz-worthy month of combat sports action. From nationally televised boxing action to some local MMA, the combat schedule for February may have been less busy then January but still carried plenty of weight regardless. Following up on the success of January’s Monthly Award recognition, we follow up with ...

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“Pops” Honored for Philanthropic Efforts in New Mexico’s Boxing Community

Pops Tom Crego was Very Close Friend of Johnny Tapia Saturday afternoon, at John S. Crego Memorial Boxing Gym in Albuquerque’s South Valley, longtime New Mexico boxing supporter Tom Crego was honored by friends and family. Commonly referred to as “Pops”, he is mostly recognized for being one of Johnny Tapia’s best friends and closest confidants in the former five-time ...

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Fidel Maldonado vs. John Nater Fox Sports 1 Weigh-In Results

Earlier today at a Home Depot in San Antonio, Texas, the weigh-in for tomorrow night’s Golden Boy Boxing card were held. The main event will feature Albuquerque’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. (17-2, 14KOs) and late fill-in John Nater (13-4, 10KOs) of Puerto Rico. Nater, replaces Maldonado’s original opponent,  Steve Forbes, who was forced off the card due to failing a pre-fight ...

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Southwest Fight News Monthly Awards For January 2014

We have finished one full month in 2014 and already the area has had some great results from the boxing and MMA scene here in New Mexico and surrounding areas. With the heavy volume of combat action happening in the area and featuring the area’s athletes venturing around the nation, we have decided to acknowledge some of the best performances ...

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Border Wars II Weigh-In Friday in El Paso

Tomorrow at 1pm the official weigh-in for Escalante Promotions’ event Border Wars II take place at the Texas Street Cantina Grill located at 912 Texas Ave in El Paso, Texas. The public is welcome to attend the weigh-in. The only information we have on the fight card is what can be found on the fight posters and Boxrec.com as the promoter ...

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5 Things to Look For at Saturday’s Buffalo Thunder Boxing Card

Tonight Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions join forces to bring the public “Return of the Warrior” at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino just outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The card is stacked with eight fights, a rarity in central and northern New Mexico where we are accustomed to seeing four to six fights on the card; Eight-fight cards ...

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Return of the Warrior – Buffalo Thunder Weigh-In Results

Earlier today at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino the weigh-in to Saturday night’s “Return of the Warrior”, co-promoted by Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions, took place today. The main-event and co-main event bout weigh-ins had some testy moments. Jaime Gutierrez and Tony Valdez had two separate prolonged staredowns while both Brandon Holmes and Brandon Muñoz could not wait to ...

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