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Perez Fighting Systems- Belen’s MMA Backbone

As the Mixed Martial Arts Mecca, Albuquerque has dozens of successful gyms. To the most southern point of the city’s metropolitan area, there is a small gym looking to establish itself. Perez Fighting Systems in Belen, New Mexico, is the true definition of a grassroots effort. The gym went from owner Gene Perez’ two-car garage, to a small 4-room building ...

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Warehouse Rumble II Card Set for July 27th

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-  After a very successful debut in February, promoter Joe Chavez and matchmaker Martin Narro, are back with the second installment of their Warehouse Rumble boxing event. The YDI Wool Warehouse in Albuquerque, will once again be the host site for the 5-fight card, aptly named Warehouse Rumble II on Friday, July 27th. In the main event of the evening, only a ...

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MMA Summer Showdown in Gallup NM August 4th Fight Card

The MMA Summer Showdown will be returning to Gallup, New Mexico on Saturday August 4th, with a very exciting card. A total of 17 fights are tenatively scheduled for the event. Fighters representing gyms from around the state of New Mexico will be attending. The SWFN staff attended the last event in Gallup and we were impressed by the level of organization ...

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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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