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“The Uprising” Open Workout

Johnny Tapia is a  household name in in the world of boxing; he has now made a seamless transition from fighter to coach, trainer, and promoter. The March 31st “The Uprising” card at the Hard Rock Casino brings the latest production for Tapia.  A few changes to the lineup on the card are still underway due to some injuries, we’ll ...

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Steve Garcia is Ready

We caught up with Steve Garcia preparing for his upcoming fight. Steve is coming off a very impressive victory over Brandon Trujillo in “Clash in The Cage” at Route 66 Hotel and Casino. With an amateur record of 4-0 Steve is looking to remain undefeated against Adrian Yazzi at March Mayhem in Gallup NM on March 10th. Steve primarily trains ...

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March Events

A few notable tussles on the calendar for March 2012. As we learn more this post will be updated. UFC: March 3rd – UFC ON FX 2 – Alves vs. Kampman  (Australia) StrikeForce: March 3rd –  Tate vs. Rousey (Ohio)   March 2nd (Boxing) FIT NHB Smoker The Battlegrounds Series at  FIT NHB is a great amateur series on the first first Friday of ...

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Gonzalez, Montoya Victorious, Sanchez Upset at Warehouse Rumble

In their first at bat as a professional boxing promotion, last night, Chavez Promotions hit a home run with their Warehouse Rumble card. A very entertaining set of seven bouts thrilled fans at the sold out YDI Wool Warehouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “Wow! For our first event it’s amazing how the fans and the fighters responded tonight,” said matchmaker ...

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The First Ever UFC on Fuel Why You Should Watch

OK I’ll be honest; most people aren’t too excited about the UFC on Fuel 1 card.  Most of the reasons are lame and have more to do with being novice fans than anything else. I’ve heard mumbling of the free cards not having any star power fights and the fighters not being familiar to anyone etc. However, if you live ...

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FIT/NHB visit’s Tapia’s Gym

FIT NHB fighters Donald Sanchez and Tim Means stopped in at 7 time boxing champion, Johnny Tapia’s gym.  Team Tapia is a thriving gym with a long list of up and coming New Mexico boxers, the perfect place for these top level MMA fighters to keep their tools sharp.   Donald Sanchez had his hands full in 4, 3 minute ...

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Warehouse Rumble

Chavez Productions is kicking off their first event at the Wool Warehouse in Albuquerque on February 24th. The YDI Wool Warehouse, is located at 516 1st Ave. in Albuquerque. Main Event: Matthew Baca vs. Roswell’s John Herrera. Co-main Brandi Montoya (1-2) vs. Amber Brown. ( Debut) Undercard: Leonardo Sanchez (2-0) vs. Aaron Fernandez (2-6) Cristian Cabral (1-0) vs. Andre Galarza (debut) Alan ...

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KOTC: Who is Chris Culley?

An Introduction Chris Culley(12-8-0) will be squaring up against Albuquerque FIT NHB fighter Donald Sanchez on the King of the Cage “Night Stalker” card on January 14th. Southwest Fight News caught up with him at Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA to talk about the upcoming fight, his training, and the current state of his game. Training: Culley trains in the evening at Millenia MMA ...

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Jackson’s Series: Card Breakdown

Main event Michelle Waterson (8-3) vs.  Diana Rael (3-1) at 105lbs.  Michelle Waterson taking on the talented Diana Rael in the main event of this stacked Jacksons MMA Series fight card. Waterson and Rael are flyweight fighters and a fast paced firework-filled show is expected. Rael recently took out Chavez Dojo’s Angelica Chavez, utilizing a variety of techniques to upset Chavez before ...

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Holm vs Mathis Rematch?

From the recent NewMexicoboxing.com post it looks as though we might not see a Holm vs. Mathis rematch. Looks like Fresquez Productions will not be staging another fight card until the summer. With no fights on the table yet for 2012 announced by any promoter, boxing is likely to be in hibernation until then. On the same note, a rematch ...

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