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Alvarez Out Punched, Out Landed But Gets Decision Over Trout

In front of the crowd of over 39,427 Saturday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez became the fifth man to unify a pair of 154-pound boxing titles in defeating Las Cruces, New Mexico’s, Austin Trout by unanimous decision. The two men were greeted by a tremendous roar from the mostly Mexican and Mexican American crowd. ...

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Holly Holm Retires From Boxing and Making Full Time Move to MMA

Holly Holm Retires From the Ring, Will Concentrate on MMA Earlier today it was announced that 14-time world champion Holly Holm will be retiring from the sport of boxing to dedicate her combat sports career full time to mixed martial arts. The announcement came earlier this afternoon at a media luncheon at the Albuquerque International Airport in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It also comes ...

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Yordan Hernandez Looks to Make Boxing a Habit

Yordan Hernández faces Matt Baca in Early Career Test for both men If you bring up the name Yordan Hernández in boxing circles throughout Albuquerque you will get responses anywhere from, “Great speed and accuracy”; “As good as raw skill can get”, to the so often heard: “What a waste of talent”, “He needs to stay in the gym more.” ...

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Austin Trout and Carlos Condit Hold Sparring Session

Recently, in celebration of our one year anniversary, SouthWest Fight News brought together two of New Mexico’s best athletes in a one of a kind sparring session. Last month our website held a private sparring session between Las Cruces’ boxing world champion Austin Trout and Albuquerque’s former UFC champion Carlos Condit, at the world renowned Jackson’s-Winkeljohn’s Mixed Martial Arts gym in Albuquerque, ...

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Exclusive: Austin Trout First Interview Since Canelo Alvarez Fight Announced

Austin Trout Talks May 4th Fight Against Canelo Alvarez Trout also discusses sparring against UFC Fighter Carlos Condit Earlier today WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout joined us for his first interview since it was announced that he would be fighting WBC Light Middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout ...

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Canelo Alvarez Announces That He Will Fight Austin Trout May 4th

Just minutes ago a tweet was posted on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez ‘ Twitter account where it was  announced that he would be fighting Austin Trout on the May 4th Floyd Mayweather Jr. undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alvarez of Guadalajara, Mexico, is currently the WBC Super Welterweight champion and Trout is the WBA champion of the same 154lbs ...

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Demetrious Johnson Gets Job Done Against John Dodson to Retain Flyweight Title

Demetrious Johnson Defeats John Dodson on UFC on FOX In the first ever defense of the UFC flyweight belt Demetrious Johnson defeated Albuquerque’s John Dodson via unanimous decision in a very competitive contest. The initial round was close with Johnson outstriking Dodson 19 to 12. The following round would see some of the most significant strikes of the entire contest ...

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Southwest Fight News 2012 BJJ, Boxing and MMA Awards

Let us start off by thanking you all for following the website and Facebook page. We have had quite a ride locally, regionally and nationally following fighters and their performances. We have busted our butts (and wallets) in trying to provide you the coverage over the past year. We pride ourselves in our content and professionalism. The results for our 2012 awards are ...

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Bellator MMA M’Pumbu vs Vegh To Take Place in Rio Rancho

It is official, Bellator MMA will be hitting the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, February 28th. Earlier today the promotion announced that Bellator Light Heavyweight World Champion Christian M’Pumbu will put his title on the line against Attila Vegh in the main event at Belltor XCI (91) that evening. Tickets for the event go on  sale January ...

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