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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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Valdez, Holmes Make Weight at Buffalo Thunder

Latin Collision May 10th Poster

Earlier this afternoon, the weigh-ins for tomorrow night’s “Latin Collision” co-promoted by Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions took place at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino just north of Santa Fe. The card has now been reshaped to six-fights. If your interested in attending tickets range from $30.00 – $75.00 and can be purchased through the event hotlines 505-795-2772 / ...

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Buffalo Thunder’s May 10th ‘Latin Collision’ Fight Card Lineup Set

Latin Collision May 10th Poster

Buffalo Thunder May 10th Boxing Card Lineup Announced The fight lineup for Buffalo Thunder’s May 10th “Latin Collision” boxing card presented by Holmes Boxing and Orthrus Promotions is finally set. Española’s Tony Valdez will be headlining his second consecutive event when he takes on Nogales, Mexico’s Felipe Rivas, who has lost four of his last five fights. The bout will take ...

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Local Brand “Zia Wear” Produced Iconic Logo, Successful Line Of New Mexico Themed Clothing

Clothing lines are of high abundance in the MMA world, maybe more so than any other sport. The trend of creating catchy t-shirts to represent the sport of MMA has been popular since the creation of brands like TapOut, Affliction, and Xtreme Couture; you will even find MMA Elite products in your local Wal-Mart. From “walkout” clothing to lifestyle clothing, clothing lines, ...

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Hector Muñoz says he has Signed to Face Jermall Charlo April 26th

Hector Munoz and Jermall Charlo

Hector Muñoz Fights Saturday Against Jermall Charlo Live on Showtime Extreme It is another late notice fight for Albuquerque’s Hector Muñoz who tells SWFight.com that he has signed to fight undefeated Texan Jermall Charlo Saturday night at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, California. The fight will help make up the Showtime Extreme portion of the Keith Thurman vs. Julio ...

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Abraham Han Faces Juan Carlos Candelo for UBF Intercontinental Championship This Saturday in El Paso

Abraham Han Faces Veteran Juan Carlos Candelo for  UBF Intercontinental Championship at the El Paso Coliseum The El Paso Coliseum will play host to a UBF Intercontinental title fight and undercard when the Sun City’s own Abraham Han takes on Colombian veteran Juan Carlos Candelo on Saturday April 5th in El Paso, Texas. Dubbed ‘Noche de Campeones’, this event will be ...

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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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