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Imam and Maldonado Face Off at Las Vegas Presser

Imam vs. Maldonado

A press conference this afternoon featured the participants of the  “Return to Glory: Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder” main card face off against each other and the media before Friday afternoon’s weigh-ins, and two days before their bouts Saturday, Jan. 17 which air live on Showtime from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.  The undefeated junior welterweight Amir Imam (15-0, 13 KOs) of New York ...

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Maldonado Jr. vs. Imam now for WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Championship

Fidel Maldonado vs Amir Imam

Fidel Maldonado Jr. vs. Amir Imam Winner Will Add WBC Belt to their Résumé Yesterday afternoon it was announced that Saturday’s light welterweight bout between Albuquerque’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. and New York’s Amir Imam will now be for the vacant WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Championship. The last fight to take place for the title was the 2014 Fight of the ...

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Fidel Maldonado Jr. Opens up as a Big Underdog to Amir Imam

Fidel Maldonado Jr. vs. Amir Imam Opening Odds Earlier today the first odds to this weekend’s Showtime opening televised bout featuring light welterweight prospects Fidel Maldonado Jr. and undefeated Amir Imam were released. Two European Sportsbooks, Paddypower and BoyleSports, have the Duke City’s best boxer as a 4.5 to 1 and 5 to 1 underdog while Imam (15-0, 13KOs) is ...

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2014 SWFight Boxing: Fighter of the Year, Abie Han

Abraham Han

Abraham Han’s 3-0, 2KO Year Earns him our 2014 Boxer of the Year A positive that came out of 2014’s boxing year in New Mexico and El Paso were more competitive matches in the area between locals and outsiders from nearing states. The fight cards that followed this formula gave us exciting and drama filled bouts. Crespin and Louishomme, Torres ...

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2014 SWFight.com Boxing: Fight of the Year, Shabazz vs. Cardona

Siju Shabazz and Izaac Cardona Ignite El Paso County Coliseum The Albuquerque-area gave us a thrilling contest between Josh Torres and Jose Marrufo, a bout that could have gone either way, Maurice Louishome and Arturo Crespin gave us a fight with so much drama that Univision would have aired it as a seven-part novela mini-series. At the beginning of the ...

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2014 SWFight.com Boxing Knockout of the Year

Angelo Leo Wins SWFight.com’s Boxing Knockout of the Year Up until his fourth professional fight Angelo Leo (5-0, 2KOs) had not shown a lot knockout power. The bantamweight narrowly squeezed out two of his first three victories via majority decision.  He must have learned to not let the his fights go to the judges as on January 25th’s “Return Of The ...

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Fidel Maldonado Jr. to Face Undefeated Amir Imam at MGM Grand

Maldonado Jr. Scheduled to Fight Amir Imam January 17th on  Stiverne vs. Wilder Undercard Just few days after a very disappointing no contest match in Mexico, Albuquerque boxer Fidel Maldonado Jr. already has a new match scheduled for 2015. He will be facing undefeated New York prospect Amir Imam on the Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder WBC Heavyweight title fight. The ...

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Johnny Tapia Documentary “Tapia” Premieres Tonight on HBO

Tapia documentary

Johnny Tapia Documentary Makes Premiere on HBO Set your DVRs! Tonight is the world television premiere of Johnny Tapia’s biopic “Tapia” on HBO. The documentary provides a first-person narration by the late 5-time world boxing champion Tapia himself as he opens up about his tumultuous life and legendary boxing career months before his passing. The premiere is scheduled to air ...

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