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Celebrating 20 Years of FIT NHB: The First Best Guy

On May 19th, FIT NHB (Fighters In Training, No Holds Barred) celebrates their twentieth year of existence as an entity within the combat sport’s world. Not just a unique acronym, the lauded gym has been quintessential to the development and evolution of mixed martial arts in the State of New Mexico and the Southwest region. When FIT NHB announced via ...

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Celebrating 20 Years of FIT NHB – The Beginning

On May 19th, FIT NHB (Fighters In Training, No Holds Barred) celebrates their twentieth year of existence as an entity within the combat sports world. Not just a unique acronym, the lauded gym has been quintessential to the development and evolution of mixed martial arts in the State of New Mexico and the Southwest region. Depending on where you would ...

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Road to Recovery: FIT NHB’s Jayme Hinshaw details her arm injury and winning the KOTC Championship

It was the evening of November 10th, 2017 inside the Blackbear Casino in Carlton, Minnesota more than 1,300 miles away from Albuquerque, New Mexico. FIT NHB’s Jayme Hinshaw was about to compete for the promotion’s Atomweight Title against Melissa Karagianis in the main event. There was no way for Hinshaw to know that the night’s conclusion would yield both good ...

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SWFight.com’s Greatest Boxers and Mixed Martial Artists In New Mexico History: #25-21

Fidel Maldonado Jr., Damacio Page, Keith Jardine, Earl Large, Joey Villasenor

SWFight.com’s listing of the Greatest New Mexico Fighters of All Time, rankings #25-21 include boxers Maldonado Jr., Large, MMA’s Villaseñor, Jardine, Page The Marquess of Queensberry Rules, the code of generally accepted rules in the sport of boxing were published in 1867, 45 years before New Mexico was granted statehood in 1912. Hundreds of fighters during the time in which ...

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Sharahya-Taina Moreu Steps Up For Mar. 6-10 USA Boxing Western Elite Qualifiers

Sharahya Moreu

18-Year-Old New Mexican Amateur Standout Sharahya-Taina Moreu of Albuquerque Ready to Defend her Backyard at next week’s USA Boxing 2018 Western Elite Qualifier “Get yourself acquainted with the ring,” says Yoruba Moreu. “Watch out, there are a few dents in the floor.” Yoruba lifts the ropes and invites Jocelyn, a new sparring partner for his daughter, into the backyard boxing ...

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Austin Trout Has Opponent for Feb. 17 PBC Card Fight in El Paso

Austin Trout

Former WBA Light Middleweight Champion Austin Trout takes on hard-hitting Colombian Juan De Angel on Feb. 17 Premier Boxing Champions card Former WBA Light Middleweight Champion Austin Trout has an opponent lined up for his February 17th bout at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. The Las Cruces, New Mexico resident will be facing Juan De Angel a middleweight from ...

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Josh Torres and Moris Rodriguez to headline ‘Route to Glory’ Mar. 17 card at Route 66

Josh Torres

Albuquerque’s Josh Torres takes on Sacramento, California’s Moris Rodriguez on Legacy Boxing Promotions’ card Route to Glory March 17 at the Route 66 Casino This week, Legacy Boxing Promotions announced that the main event for their March 17 “Route to Glory” card will be headlined by Albuquerque’s Josh Torres and visiting fighter Moris Rodriguez. Torres (16-6-2, 8KO), is currently training ...

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Austin Trout and Jennifer Han Slated for Feb. 17 Alexander vs. Ortiz Undercard in El Paso

Victor Ortiz vs. Devon Alexander El Paso

Austin Trout and Jennifer Han to be added to the Devon Alexander vs. Victor Ortiz Premier Boxing Champions undercard taking place at Don Haskins Center Feb. 17 Today, it was officially announced that former welterweight world champions Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander will headline a Premier Boxing Champions card on February 17 at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. ...

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