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Sharahya-Taina Moreu Steps Up For Mar. 6-10 USA Boxing Western Elite Qualifiers

Sharahya Moreu

18-Year-Old New Mexican Amateur Standout Sharahya-Taina Moreu of Albuquerque Ready to Defend her Backyard at next week’s USA Boxing 2018 Western Elite Qualifier “Get yourself acquainted with the ring,” says Yoruba Moreu. “Watch out, there are a few dents in the floor.” Yoruba lifts the ropes and invites Jocelyn, a new sparring partner for his daughter, into the backyard boxing ...

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Josh Torres and Moris Rodriguez to headline ‘Route to Glory’ Mar. 17 card at Route 66

Josh Torres

Albuquerque’s Josh Torres takes on Sacramento, California’s Moris Rodriguez on Legacy Boxing Promotions’ card Route to Glory March 17 at the Route 66 Casino This week, Legacy Boxing Promotions announced that the main event for their March 17 “Route to Glory” card will be headlined by Albuquerque’s Josh Torres and visiting fighter Moris Rodriguez. Torres (16-6-2, 8KO), is currently training ...

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Austin Trout and Jennifer Han Slated for Feb. 17 Alexander vs. Ortiz Undercard in El Paso

Victor Ortiz vs. Devon Alexander El Paso

Austin Trout and Jennifer Han to be added to the Devon Alexander vs. Victor Ortiz Premier Boxing Champions undercard taking place at Don Haskins Center Feb. 17 Today, it was officially announced that former welterweight world champions Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander will headline a Premier Boxing Champions card on February 17 at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. ...

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2017 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year: Jose Osorio

Jose Osorio

Albuquerque’s Jose Osorio’s big win over Roman Ruben Reynoso caps off impressive year The year 2017 had a lot of expectations from the most talented and decorated fighters out of our region. 2016 SWFight.com Boxer of the Year, Jennifer Han, defended her title twice against subpar competition this year. Austin Trout made his long-anticipated return but lost his world title fight against ...

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Mendez vs. Velasco, Buffalo Thunder Weigh-In Results

Juan Garcia Mendez vs. Juan Jose Velasco

Mendez and Velasco make weight for Saturday’s WBC Latino Super Lightweight Title The Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino in Pojoaque, New Mexico played host Friday afternoon to Sampson Boxing, and Holmes Boxing’s “Mexico vs. Argentina: Countries Collide” weigh-in. The boxing card, which will take place Saturday evening at the venue, is headlined by a 10-round, WBC Latino Welterweight championship bout betweenArgentina’s ...

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City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County to Honor Johnny Tapia on September 23

Johnny Tapia Wells Park

Wells Park Community Center to be renamed “Johnny Tapia Community Center as Wells Park” on September 23 The City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, and Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department will host a celebration at the Wells Park Community Center on September 23 to commemorate the renaming of the center to “Johnny Tapia Community Center at Wells Park” in honor of the ...

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Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso to Rematch on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Nick Urso vs Jordan Espinosa

Espinosa vs. Urso Winner Gets Possible Shot at UFC Contract Multiple sources have confirmed that a rematch between Albuquerque fighters Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso will be taking place on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series on August 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC produced weekly series streams live on UFC Fight Pass. It brings together UFC hopefuls looking ...

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Jerome Rivera on Brink of Making History with win at LFA 14

Jerome Rivera

With a flyweight championship win at LFA 14, Jerome Rivera Sets Himself up for Potential UFC Call For several years in the 2000s, New Mexico was a hotbed for mixed martial arts prospects. However, over the last 3 years there has been a lull in local fighters cracking the MMA glass ceiling. On Friday night, Santa Fe’s Jerome Rivera hopes to ...

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