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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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FIT/NHB visit’s Tapia’s Gym

FIT NHB fighters Donald Sanchez and Tim Means stopped in at 7 time boxing champion, Johnny Tapia’s gym.  Team Tapia is a thriving gym with a long list of up and coming New Mexico boxers, the perfect place for these top level MMA fighters to keep their tools sharp.   Donald Sanchez had his hands full in 4, 3 minute ...

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Warehouse Rumble

Chavez Productions is kicking off their first event at the Wool Warehouse in Albuquerque on February 24th. The YDI Wool Warehouse, is located at 516 1st Ave. in Albuquerque. Main Event: Matthew Baca vs. Roswell’s John Herrera. Co-main Brandi Montoya (1-2) vs. Amber Brown. ( Debut) Undercard: Leonardo Sanchez (2-0) vs. Aaron Fernandez (2-6) Cristian Cabral (1-0) vs. Andre Galarza (debut) Alan ...

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