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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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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 Escapes with Draw Against Gilberto Mendoza at Duke City Throwdown

Duke City Throwdown

Questionable Split Draw in Valdez vs. Mendoza Bout Duke City Throwdown Full Results There’s no doubt about it, Española’s Tony Valdez always makes for entertaining fights but after his rematch Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center against Gilberto Mendoza, he found himself in the middle of a very controversial decision. Early on in the contest, Valdez (8-4-6, 7KOs) set the tone ...

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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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‘Fire and Ice’ Grants, NM Fight Card, Fight Week Deatils

Josh Torres Grants NM

Boxing: Fire and Ice Fury Fight Week Schedule for Grants, New Mexico Josh Torres to Defend WBC USNBC Title in Grants’ first boxing card since 1976 For the first time this century Grants, New Mexico will be hosting a boxing card when Chavez Promotions’ aptly titled  ‘Fire and Ice: Fury’ card at the Fire and Ice Park Center of Downtown on ...

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Carl Frampton to make U.S. Debut on El Paso ‘PBC on CBS’ Show

Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton to face Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. in El Paso, Texas According to multiple reports, undefeated, IBF World Super Bantamweight, Carl Frampton is expected to make his United States debut July 18 on a PBC on CBS card in El Paso, Texas. A press release issued by Premier Boxing Champions first made the announcement but has since been deleted from the ...

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Jodie Esquibel Claims NABF Title at Buffalo Thunder

Jodie Esquibel

Brandon Holmes and Pat Holmes Jr. Win By TKO on ‘The Takeover’ Undercard A crowd of just over 2,000 was on-hand Saturday night at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino for a Holmes Boxing promoted card that featured a women’s NABF Light Flyweight title fight. In the main event of the evening Albuquerque’s Jodie Esquibel and Mexico’s Mayela Perez provided ...

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