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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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June 2017 New Mexico Boxer/MMA Fighter Results and Schedule

June 2017 New Mexico Boxing and MMA Fighter Calendar Below is the SWFight.com New Mexico fighter fight result and schedule. We will do our best to keep this up to speed but because professional cards are far and wide, and often aren’t covered or televised, we ask that you as the public, fighters, and promoters also alert us any time ...

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Joby Sanchez and Adam Antolin Square Off for GKO Title

Adam Antolin vs Joby Sanchez

Sanchez vs. Antolin Puts Jackson-Wink MMA Against AKA A solid flyweight title fight has been scheduled for Global Knockout’s August 5 event between former UFC fighter Joby Sanchez and former UFC TUF 24 contestant Adam Antolin. The bout will headline the GKO 10 card set to take at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort in Jackson, California. The 25-year-old Sanchez (9-2) ...

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2016 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year: Jennifer Han

Jennifer Han (Ruben R. Ramirez/El Paso Times)

Las Cruces, NM’s Jose Salinas is 2016 SWFight.com New Mexico Boxer of the Year El Paso Champion, Jennifer Han 2016 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year For the first time since we started our annual awards back in 2012, a fighter has taken the title of ‘SWFight.com Boxer of the Year’ for a second consecutive year. It was not even close ...

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