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2017 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year: Jose Osorio

Jose Osorio

Albuquerque’s Jose Osorio’s big win over Roman Ruben Reynoso caps off impressive year The year 2017 had a lot of expectations from the most talented and decorated fighters out of our region. 2016 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year, Jennifer Han, defended her title twice against subpar competition this year. Austin Trout made his long-anticipated return but lost his world title fight against ...

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Jarrett Hurd “crashes” Austin Trout’s Media Workout in Brooklyn

Austin Trout vs. Jarrett Hurd

Transportation issue puts Trout and Hurd in rare simultaneous media workout A media workout was held earlier today at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, New York to promote Saturday’s loaded championship boxing card set to take place at the Barclays Center. The last two fighters scheduled to participate in the workout festivities were Las Cruces, New Mexico’s Austin Trout and current ...

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Mendez vs. Velasco, Buffalo Thunder Weigh-In Results

Juan Garcia Mendez vs. Juan Jose Velasco

Mendez and Velasco make weight for Saturday’s WBC Latino Super Lightweight Title The Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino in Pojoaque, New Mexico played host Friday afternoon to Sampson Boxing, and Holmes Boxing’s “Mexico vs. Argentina: Countries Collide” weigh-in. The boxing card, which will take place Saturday evening at the venue, is headlined by a 10-round, WBC Latino Welterweight championship bout betweenArgentina’s ...

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City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County to Honor Johnny Tapia on September 23

Johnny Tapia Wells Park

Wells Park Community Center to be renamed “Johnny Tapia Community Center as Wells Park” on September 23 The City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, and Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department will host a celebration at the Wells Park Community Center on September 23 to commemorate the renaming of the center to “Johnny Tapia Community Center at Wells Park” in honor of the ...

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Local New Mexico Combat Athletes Share Their Predictions for Mayweather vs. McGregor

The talk of the sport’s world for the last six weeks have been centered around the combat sport super fight to be contested in the confines of boxing’s squared circle. Later tonight, UFC Champion Conor McGregor will make his professional boxing debut against a fighter many consider the best to ever strap on the boxing gloves, Floyd Mayweather. The super fight ...

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Johnny Tapia vs. Danny Romero Fight Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Johnny Tapia and Danny Romero Gave Albuquerque one its Greatest Sports Moments in 1997 Twenty years ago, one of the greatest moments in Albuquerque sports history took place when the city’s two native boxing sons, Johnny Tapia and Danny Romero, faced off July 18, 1997 at Las Vegas, Nevada’s Thomas and Mack Center in a Super Flyweight unification title fight ...

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Joby Sanchez Kicks Off Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Joby Sanchez Takes on Manny Vazquez in Premiere of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Live on UFC Fight Pass It is the second chance that Albuquerque’s Joby Sanchez has been waiting for. On Tuesday, July 11, Sanchez (9-2) will be returning to a UFC octagon as the opening fight for Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, a new weekly series ...

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