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Diego Sanchez is as ‘Burque’ as it Gets

Diego Sanchez vs Ross Pearson

Diego Sanchez Will Bring the ‘Nightmare’ Back against Ross Pearson Saturday Night While the 90s in New Mexico were dominated by boxing world champions and Albuquerque natives Johnny Tapia and Danny Romero, it would take just one man in the early 2000s to swing that local combat sports pendulum. In 2005, after winning the The Ultimate Fighter I Middleweight Final, ...

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Josh Torres and Shawn Gallegos Shine Under Dim Lights

Despite the extremely bad backyard barbeque-type lighting, 90’s Jock Jams stadium anthems and early 2000’s hip hop mistakenly being played during rounds, Johnny Tapia Presents: Dia de Johnny put on an entertaining card for the nearly 700 fans in attendance at Hotel Cascada Friday night in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It took Albuquerque’s Josh Torres (13-3-1, 6KOs) just two rounds to finish unknown ...

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King Of The Cage “Future Legends 23”: A Sunday Perspective

King of the Cage “Future Legends 23” delivered a night full of exciting mixed martial action and the fans in attendance inside the Crowne Plaza Hotel were treated to back-and-forth battles, slick submissions, and emphatic knockouts. A fight fan couldn’t really ask for much more as the fight conclusions ranged from split decisions to unanimous decisions, first round stoppages to ...

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Predictions for “Of The Night” Awards For This Saturday’s King Of The Cage “Future Legends 23” Event

This Saturday night inside the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico the King of the Cage promotion will look to sellout another event when they bring their successful amateur series to the heart of New Mexico’s fight scene. As we reported last week, the show will bring 17-gyms together for mixed martial arts action and include thirty well-trained athletes looking ...

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Rio Rancho’s Brian Mendoza Signs with Cameron Dunkin

Brian Mendoza boxing New Mexico

Just one week after winning his professional debut in 39 seconds, Brian Mendoza has signed a five-year contract with boxing manager Cameron Dunkin. “I’m happy as hell. Things are looking really good!” said Mendoza (1-0, 1KO) after announcing the signing. Dunkin has managed over 30 world champions since the late 1980s. A list that includes: Diego Corrales, Kelly Pavlik, Timothy ...

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