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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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Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Jan. 2 at MGM Grand

Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm

Ronda Rousey set to face Holly Holm at UFC 195 Early Friday morning, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced on Good Morning America that she will be fighting Albuquerque’s Holly Holm Jan. 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The news was later made official on UFC’s social media networks and website. The bout comes as a surprise ...

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Tony Valdez Upcoming Gilberto Mendoza Rematch Brings Back ‘Hollewood’ Montes Memories

Tony Valdez vs. Hollewood Raymond Montes

Valdez Faces Mendoza Saturday Night at the Albuquerque Convention Center An extremely dry year for New Mexico boxing gets a much needed ounce of precipitation when Española’s Tony Valdez rematches Gilberto Mendoza at the Albuquerque Convention Center in the main event of Legacy Promotions’ fight card Duke City Throwdown.  Their first fight, this past May, by all accounts was a ...

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El Paso PBC on CBS, Showtime Boxing Fight Week Schedule

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Highlight Huge Boxing Weekend in El Paso This Saturday, El Paso, Texas’ Don Haskins Center will have the national boxing spotlight as not one but two boxing cards hit the Sun City. On the afternoon bill, CBS will televise a Premiere Boxing Champions, PBC on CBS card which will feature the highly anticipated United States debut ...

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Albuquerque Boxer Alan Sanchez Dead at age 25

Alan Sanchez

Boxer ‘El Alacrán’ Alan Sanchez Killed in Rollover Today the New Mexico boxing community is grieving the loss of one of its own. Early Thursday morning, New Mexico boxer Alan Sanchez was killed in an automobile accident in Albuquerque’s South Valley. According to Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials, the 25-year-old Sanchez, was traveling southbound on Coors when his vehicle crossed the ...

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Tim Means Gets No. 5 Ranked Welterweight Matt Brown for UFC 189

Matt Brown vs Tim Means

Means vs. Brown set for July 11 UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor Undercard Before even leaving the Prudential Center after his third round arm-triangle victory over George Sullivan, Albuquerque-fighter Tim Means was offered the biggest fight of his career. UFC matchmakers presented Means the opportunity to face the number five ranked welterweight, Matt Brown on the undercard of one of ...

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