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Muñoz Looks to Pull Upset Against Brad Solomon on Saturday

It has only been five weeks since the passing of New Mexico’s most decorated fighter, Johnny Tapia. To prepare for his fight against Brad Solomon (17-0, 7KOs), this Saturday on the Nonito Donaire vs Jeffrey Mathebula undercard in Carson, California, Hector Muñoz (20-7-1) says he had to get away from and his hometown of Albuquerque, as the loss of his trainer ...

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Torres Loses by Wide Scores in Close Fight

LONGMONT, CO.- Saturday night, the city of Longmont, Colorado hosted it’s first ever professional boxing card at The Boulder County Fairgrounds. In the main event hometown favorite Raul “Chino” Carrillo (10-1), took on Albuquerque’s Josh “Pitbull” Torres (7-2-1). The estimated crowd of about 500, was heavily in favor of Carrillo but a small contingent of Torres fans made sure they ...

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Monday Morning Recap

The Reckoning: Holm vs. Mathis II (Boxing) Holly Holm (31-2-3) def. Anne Sophie Mathis (26-2) via UD 96-94, 99-91, 97-93 Ray Montes (5-2) vs Jaime Gutierrez (4-6) 1st rd TKO 1:37 Gene Perez (1-0) def Eric Gonzales (1-2-1) via UD- 40-36 (3) John Herrera (2-3-1) def Bryan Garcia (7-19) via UD- 40-35, 40-36(2) Jose Luis “Güero” Sanchez (1-0) def Guy ...

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Down With the Queen – Holly Holm Dethrones Anne Sophie Mathis in Rematch

Last night, at the Route 66 Casino in the Laguna Pueblo, Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Holly Holm (31-2-3) defeated the odds and was able to outbox and outlast frenchwoman Anne Sophie Mathis (26-2). From the onset, the anticipation and anxiety was at a climax as Holm’s, uptempo Irish-themed entrance music played twice and she was nowhere to be found. An uncomfortable ...

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Abraham Han Looking to Make Statement at Middleweight on Chavez-Lee Card

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – When Abraham “Abie” Han (16-0, 10KOs), steps into the ring to face Bloomfield, New Mexico’s Joseph Gomez (18-5, 8KOs), Saturday night at Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, he will officially be making the move up to the middleweight division. The move from the light middleweight to middleweight was not necessarily one by choice but one out ...

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Raymond “Hollewood” Montes Looking to Steal the Spotlight

Anytime bantamweight Raymond “Hollewood” Montes (4-2, 3KOs), steps into the ring you are going to get a show. This Friday, he will be taking on a reserved Jaime Gutierrez (4-5) on the Frequez Productions, Holly Holm vs. Anne Sophie Mathis II-The Reckoning undercard at the Route 66 Casino. Whether it is showboating or verbally harassing his opponent before, during or ...

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Holm vs. Mathis II- Anne Sophie Mathis Open Workout

For the second time in the past six months, Sigala’s Martial Arts gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico is serving as the training grounds for boxing’s pound for pound queen Anne Sophie-Mathis (26-1, 22KOs).The frenchwoman is less than a week away from her highly anticipated rematch against Holly Holm (30-2-3). While in Albuquerque, Mathis will not do any sparring. To prepare ...

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Rumble in Rio – Police vs Firefighters

One of New Mexico’s longest running charity sporting events, “Rumble in Rio”, is gearing up for another thrilling night of fights between Police and Firefighters of our state. This year is the 9 th Rumble in Rio, and for the first time ever, the event will now feature three MMA fights! Rumble in Rio is a non-profit domestic corporation, which ...

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Trout Defeats Rodriguez by Unanimous Decision, Is Canelo Next?

CARSON, C.A. – It was supposed to be a coming out party for Austin “No Doubt” Trout in his WBA Super Welterweight contest against Delvin Rodriguez. As they say in boxing “styles make match-ups”. The contest was the typical, slow paced, very good technical fighter in Trout, against a puncher-brawler in Rodriguez; southpaw versus orthodox battle. Neither fighter fell trap ...

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