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Yordan Hernandez Looks to Make Boxing a Habit

Yordan Hernández faces Matt Baca in Early Career Test for both men If you bring up the name Yordan Hernández in boxing circles throughout Albuquerque you will get responses anywhere from, “Great speed and accuracy”; “As good as raw skill can get”, to the so often heard: “What a waste of talent”, “He needs to stay in the gym more.” ...

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Holly Holm to Announce Next Boxing Opponent Today

Holly Holm

Holly Holm Looks to get back in the ring Fresh off her 3rd round TKO victory in the mixed martial arts cage at Bellator 91 last week in Rio Rancho, Holly Holm is ready to step back into the boxing ring. This afternoon at 2pm a press conference is set to take place in the Route 66 Casino Legend’s Theater, where Holm ...

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Teresa Tapia on Why She’s Bringing Boxing and MMA Together

Even in a city like Albuquerque, known for its fighting culture, it is rare to see the two sports of boxing and MMA share the stage. This Friday the Johnny Tapia Presents: The Next Chapter II card will bring the two together at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Team Tapia promoter and widow of five-time world champion Johnny Tapia, Teresa Tapia ...

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Southwest Fight News 2012 BJJ, Boxing and MMA Awards

Let us start off by thanking you all for following the website and Facebook page. We have had quite a ride locally, regionally and nationally following fighters and their performances. We have busted our butts (and wallets) in trying to provide you the coverage over the past year. We pride ourselves in our content and professionalism. The results for our 2012 awards are ...

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Feb. 1st Johnny Tapia Presents Boxing/MMA Card Formally Announced

Earlier today at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Team Tapia formally announced their next Johnny Tapia Presents card to take place February 1st at the hotel. The fight card will be a hybrid event with both boxing and mixed martial arts matches. The the main event will feature Josh Torres (9-2, 4KOs) against an unnamed opponent while fellow ...

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Monday Boxing and MMA Recap

Monday Boxing and MMA Recap- Very busy week for local fighters regionally and nationally. We finally saw the long awaited professional debut of Las Cruces boxer, Siju Shabazz. That same evening we witnessed perhaps the Fight of the Year in New Mexico take place between Tony Valdez and Raymond Montes. Hollly Holm dominated Diana Prazak. After the contest Holm and fans ...

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Las Cruces’ Edmundo Guzman to Represent USA Boxing at 2012 Youth World Championships in Armenia

This week Las Cruces Police Athletic League Boxing Club’s Edmundo Guzman has been selected by USA Boxing as a member of the U.S. Youth World Championship Team set to compete at the International Boxing Association’s 2012 Youth World Championships in Yerevan, Armenia. The international tournament is scheduled to take place between November 25th thru December 8th. The biennial tournament showcases the world’s next generation of upcoming boxers between ...

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