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“Hurricane” Heather Jo Clark to Make Boxing Debut April 28th

Mixed Martial Art flyweight “Hurricane” Heather Jo Clark (4-2) of Jackson’s MMA and Danny Romero’s Hideout, will be making her professional boxing debut Saturday April 28th on the co-promoted Golden Boy/Golden Girl Promotions card Gold Rush: Solo Boxeo in the Bosque at the Santa Ana Star Casino. She will be replacing Brenda Gonzales (2-0) and taking on Chavira Jack, in ...

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Quintana Training for Baca

After hearing that MMA fighter Andres Quintana (you may remember him from our “Sunday Morning Circle” coverage) would be facing Matthew Baca on the upcoming Golden Girl Promotions boxing card on April 28th, we had to catch up with the rising fighter; he was training at Mean 1 East with team mate Martin Manrique. A few months away from his 21st birthday, ...

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Team Baca Open Workout

SWFN joined Matthew Baca and Hector Munoz at LA Boxing, as they prepared for the upcoming Golden Girl Promotions card on April 28th 2012 at Santa Ana Star Casino. Baca will be facing Andres Quintana, and both fighters will be swinging to keep their “and 0” status on their pro record. I asked David Baca (Mathews father and coach) if they had any concerns with ...

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Monday Morning Recap

WMMA 1 – McCorkle vs. Heden (MMA) Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas, Willie Parks won via decision against Jamaine Facey Frank Gomez was defeated via TKO in the first round against Chris Gruetzemacher Lionel Lanham won via first round TKO against Brad Peterson WMMA Website – Fightcard Sherdog.com – Fightcard USCombatsports – WMMA’s Fighting For A Better World One FC 3 War of the ...

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April Events

April’s schedule is fairly busy and May-June are going to be stacked as well.   We will keep the schedule updated. 3/30 – Steel City Rumble 9 (Paul Ray) (Fight recap) 3/31 – WMMA (Lionel Lanham, Frank Gomez, Willie Parks) (Fight recap) 3/31 – Tapia Uprising  (Fight recap) 3/31 – OneFC (Donald Sanchez) (Fight recap)(Video) 4/6 – FIT NHB Smoker (Fight recap) 4/6 – ...

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“The Uprising” Open Workout

Johnny Tapia is a  household name in in the world of boxing; he has now made a seamless transition from fighter to coach, trainer, and promoter. The March 31st “The Uprising” card at the Hard Rock Casino brings the latest production for Tapia.  A few changes to the lineup on the card are still underway due to some injuries, we’ll ...

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Maldonado vs. Carcamo Press Conference

Southwest Fight News was in attendance today, at the Golden Boy/Golden Girl Productions press conference for the Maldonado VS. Carcamo card, at Santa Anna Casino. Stephanie “Golden Girl” Jaramillo was exited to be promoting the event in tandem with Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Productions. She expressed gratitude to her husband Dominic Gonzales for helping make her dreams of being a promoter come ...

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Fidel Maldonado Headlines April 28th Event.

Undefeated 13-0 Albuquerque native, Fidel Maldonado, will be fighting in the main event on April 28th in the “Solo Boxeo Tecate” event. Maldonado is the current WBC lightweight youth champion, 11 of his wins come by way of KO. We don’t know who he’s fighting in this 10 rounder yet, but we’re sure there will be fireworks no matter who the opponent is. ...

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March Events

A few notable tussles on the calendar for March 2012. As we learn more this post will be updated. UFC: March 3rd – UFC ON FX 2 – Alves vs. Kampman  (Australia) StrikeForce: March 3rd –  Tate vs. Rousey (Ohio)   March 2nd (Boxing) FIT NHB Smoker The Battlegrounds Series at  FIT NHB is a great amateur series on the first first Friday of ...

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Gonzalez, Montoya Victorious, Sanchez Upset at Warehouse Rumble

In their first at bat as a professional boxing promotion, last night, Chavez Promotions hit a home run with their Warehouse Rumble card. A very entertaining set of seven bouts thrilled fans at the sold out YDI Wool Warehouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “Wow! For our first event it’s amazing how the fans and the fighters responded tonight,” said matchmaker ...

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