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The Heat Is Turned Up For Espinosa vs. Urso & It Couldn’t Come Sooner For A Local Scene In Desperate Need Of A Spark

This is sports-entertainment, ladies and gentleman, and today we touch on one of the more entertaining rivalries our local scene has had for quite some time. Sure, there are the purists out there who believe trash-talk doesn’t have a place in combat sports but in this case, it is a breath of fresh air for a fight scene that is ...

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After four straight victories, Amber Brown has bullied her way to number one contender status

Another Invicta FC bout, another opponent bullied into defeat. FIT NHB and New Mexico Wildbunch’s Amber “The Bully Brown” (6-1) defeated Shino VanHoose in the first round via a guillotine choke during the main card of last night’s Invicta FC 15. The victory was the fourth straight for Brown, third under the Invicta FC banner; it was also the second straight ...

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2015 SWFight.com Awards: Holly Holm Sweeps Three Different Awards

Holly Holm wins 2015 SWFight.com’s MMA Fighter of the Year, Knockout of the Year, and Upset of the Year There can be no argument that Holly hit a Holm run in 2015. Keeping her undefeated record intact was unbelievably the least of her accolades for the calendar year as “The Preacher’s Daughter” most notably stunned the combat sport’s world with ...

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2015 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year: Jennifer Han

Jennifer Han

IBF Featherweight Champ Jennifer Han wins 2015 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year Award In 2015, Jennifer Han claimed two titles; first the IBF Inter-Continental Featherweight strap in April against Kenya’s Fatuma Zarika, a fight that was put together in two weeks after Ghana’s Helen Joseph was unable to obtain a visa in time for a scheduled IBF Featherweight world title fight versus Han. ...

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Bob Foster Funeral Services to Take Place This Week in Albuquerque

Bob Foster dead at the age of 77

Bob Foster 14-time world champion was part of inaugural 1990 International Boxing Hall of Fame class Sunday morning’s Albuquerque Journal’s obituaries detailed funeral services for the late-boxing-great Bobby Wayne Foster. Foster will lay in state on Tuesday December 1, 2015 from 11am-8pm at Strong Throne Funeral Home located at 1100 Coal Ave. SE in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Foster, the former 14-time light ...

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Report: Bob Foster Albuquerque’s First World Champion, Dead at age 76

Bob Foster dead at the age of 77

Bob Foster Defended Light Heavyweight Title 14-Times, Fought Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier at Heavyweight According to multiple Albuquerque media reports, former light heavyweight world champion Bob Foster has died at the age of 76. (Note: we had incorrectly reported Foster being 77 in our original posting. H/T Albuquerque Journal for the correction). A native of Lubbock, Texas, Foster and his mother moved ...

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Greatest Championship KOs in Albuquerque-Fighter History

Bob Foster, Holly Holm, Johnny Tapia

Where does Holly Holm’s KO of Ronda Rousey rank on our list of greatest Burqueño championship bout knockouts? Burqueños have been holding their heads up high and have been thinking they’re allll baaaad since the devastating head kick knockout blow that Albuquerque’s Holly Holm (10-0) delivered to the previously undefeated Ronda Rousey (12-1) en route to claiming the UFC Bantamweight ...

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UFC 193: Odds, History, Most Local Media Picking Against Holly Holm

Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

Albuquerque’s Holly Holm big underdog against Ronda Rousey tonight at UFC 193 This evening at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia, Albuquerque’s Holly Holm will look to be just the second native New Mexican to hold UFC gold. The sportsbooks, many of which have her around a 10-to-1 underdog, as well as New Mexico mixed martial arts fight history will not ...

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UFC 193: Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Official weigh-in

Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

UFC 193 Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Weigh-in Live Stream Looking for today’s UFC 193 weigh-in between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Catch the weigh-in stream below starting at 3pmMT/5pmET live from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia… Photo: Michael Dodge/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

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