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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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A New Star Shines Outclassing a Supernova as Trout Defeats Cotto at The Garden

Austin Trout Ends Miguel Cotto’s Undefeated Streak at Madison Square Garden NEW YORK CITY-On Saturday night, WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout defended his WBA Super Welterweight title by outpointing Miguel Cotto at New York City, New York’s Madison Square Garden in front over 13,000 fans. The passionate pro-Cotto crowd, most of them Puerto Rican decent roared in anticipation as ...

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Cotto vs Trout: Miguel Cotto Media Day

Today at the world famous Gleason’s Boxing Gym in Brooklyn, New York former four-time world champion Miguel Cotto held an open workout for the media to promote his title bout Saturday night against the WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin Trout at Madison Square Garden. The workout was originally was supposed to take place at the Trinity Boxing Club in Manhattan ...

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Back From Injury Georges St-Pierre Defeats Carlos Condit at UFC 154

On Saturday night, at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (23-2) out grappled the interim champion Carlos Condit (28-6) to a five round unanimous decision victory. Over 19,000 MMA fans packed the Bell Centre in St-Pierre’s hometown for UFC 154. To say the contest was a “home-court” advantage for St-Pierre is an understatement. A ...

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