Posted on 19 Oct 2013   Announcement

New Mexico Boxing says adios

This is the last post by NewMexicoBoxing.com. After 14 years, the site has closed up shop. We thank everyone for their patronage. Read More »
Posted on 13 Oct 2013

Boxing Beat: NMB to say adios, Trout to...

NewMexicoBoxing.com will be closing up shop in the next couple weeks. Stay tuned. Former champ Austin Trout will take on Erislandy Lara December 7 in the co-main event of a Showtime PPV card from Brooklyn, New York. Chavez Promotions returns on November 16 with a pro smoker held at the Albuquerque PAL, headlining a not-so-appetizing main event of Arturo... Read More »
Posted on 13 Oct 2013

Update: Mirabal Promotions show...

Update on the October 19th Mirabal card at the Los Padillas Community Center 2117 Los Padillas Rd SW. Weigh-ins will be Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8:30 – 10:30am at El Michoacano Restaurant, 2511 Isleta Blvd SW in Albuquerque. Physicals/Event: Sat Oct 19, 2013 @ Los Padillas Comm Center, 2117 Los Padillas Rd SW 87105 @ 3pm. Press conference/face offs immediatelyfollowing physicals. Room rates:Motel 6 Airport 1000... Read More »
Posted on 13 Oct 2013

“Boxing Armor” by Yguado

Check out former pro boxer Fernando Yguado’s new concept, “Body Armor.” Read More »
Posted on 06 Oct 2013

Border Wars: Han hammers Guereca

Ringside by Ricardo Trujillo, photos by Alberto Martinez-Medina Last night at the Socorro Entertainment center in Socorro, Texas, Escalante Promotions, headed by former featherweight contender Antonio Escalante, held its inaugural card to the delight of the boxing-starved El Paso fans. After a few glitches – no ambulance, no fights – the card began, about an hour late. Issues with... Read More »
Posted on 04 Oct 2013

Border Wars weigh-in results

From Socorro, Texas: Abraham Han 159.5 vs. Bernardo Guereca 161.5 Siju Shabazz 170 vs. Jose Ramirez 167 Jennifer Han 127 vs. Leslie Morales 130 Oscar Valenzuela 142 vs. Carlos Villa 142.25 Tim Meek 167 vs. Brian Nevarez 173 David Muñoz 127 vs. Arturo Ortega 129 Read More »
Posted on 03 Oct 2013

Border Wars weigh-in tomorrow at 2

The official weigh-in for Saturday night’s rescheduled “Border Wars” card by Escalante Productions, will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4, at Cacique Restaurant inside the Socorro Entertainment Center in Socorro, Texas. Read More »
Posted on 03 Oct 2013

Munoz signs to fight Ronald Cruz

Albuquerque fight veteran Hector “El Huracan” Munoz (22-11-1) has signed to fight Ronald Cruz (19-2, 14 KOs), Nov. 16, in Cruz’s backyard in Bethelem, PA. Read More »
Posted on 30 Sep 2013

“Back To School Brawl II”...

Results and photos by Gerardo Martinez It was a great evening of amateur boxing this past Saturday night inside the Los Lunas Middle School gym. “Back To School Brawl II” was hosted by TNT Boxing and Power & Glory Boxing clubs. Teams from Arizona and New Mexico competed in the USA Boxing sanctioned event. There were five championship belts... Read More »
Posted on 26 Sep 2013

“Pittbull” Torres signs to...

Top New Mexico welterweight Josh “Pittbull” Torres (12-2, 5 Kos) has signed to fight the biggest fight of his career. On Nov. 2 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Torres will take on undefeated Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (17-0, 10 KOs) for the WBC’s youth welterweight title. Read More »
Posted on 26 Sep 2013

Munoz readies Alvarado for Provodnikov

After his big win over Hector Camacho Jr. and time well spent in the camp of Danny Garia, Albuquerque fight veteran Hector “El Huracan” Munoz (22-11-1) is now working with Mike Alvarado in Denver, helping Alvarado prepare for Ruslan Provodnikov Oct. 19. Photo courtesy of Hector Munoz. Read More »
Posted on 31 Jan 2013   News flash

“Boom Boom” Gonzales, meet “Boom Boom” Crespin

Story by Gerardo Martinez Photos by Jose Leon Castillo  There will be no belts at stake, there will be no crown at stake  and it’s only going to be a four round bout, but fans at the Johnny Tapia Presents card at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Friday night, can expect to see a bomb of a battle between New... Read More »
Posted on 22 Mar 2009

Campas outhustled in Chihuahua

They don’t coddle their fighters in Mexico, at least not in Chihuahua. In fact, sometimes it seems as if they’re seeking to sink their rising stars in a sea of sharks. Last night, though, Chihuahua’s top two hopefuls, Marco “Dorado” Reyes and Victor “El Nene” Zaleta, not only swam with the sharks, but backed up the billed “Palabras Mayores” (Strong Words) card... Read More »
Posted on 23 Mar 2009

Updates

Looks like the possible April 22 card in Hobbs is now, officially, called off.  Next up for N.M.: Golden Gloves in Clovis this weekend. Go to upcoming fights for more info. As is usually the case, after a few months’ absence of pro fights, the next pro card slated for N.M. will be back-to-back shows on June 5 and June 6.... Read More »
Posted on 24 Mar 2009

DiPace to fight Thursday in Houston

Las Cruces’ Sammy DiPace (5-0, 3 KOs) is scheduled to fight in Houston Thursday night. Dipace’s opponent is Saul Gutierrez (5-13-2 1 KO), of Mexico. Gutierrez lost three in a row but has gone the distance with Abner Mares, Cristian Mijares and, in his last fight, Ernie Marquez. Read More »
Posted on 25 Mar 2009

Castro lands spot on Tijuana card

When Javier Castro was a kid, he loved Zorro movies so much, he’d wear a mask to bed. Having left an impression on Castro as a nickname, “Zorro,” in a pugilistic incarnation, seeks to leave his mark upon the boxing world—and opponent—Saturday night. . . . Click here for more Read More »
Posted on 11 Apr 2009

Swift Eagle-Johnson prepares for

Four Corners fighter Thaddine Swift Eagle-Johnson is preparing for an April 11 fight in Hawaii against Canada’s Tracy Stevens. Swift Eagle has been training at the Martinez Gym in Farmington, N.M., sparring with Victor Barela. Barela is also getting ready to fight; he’s scheduled to fight an opponent TBA on the April 25 card in Ignacio, Colo., at the Sky Ute Casino. Read More »
Posted on 11 Apr 2009

Opponent needed for Mirabal

Albuquerque’s Vincent Mirabal (1-0) is in need of an opponent for the April 25 card at the Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio, Colo. His original opponent, Abraham Alvarez-Ozuna, has bailed. Anyone interested in a four-rounder with Mirabal can call Richard Mirabal at 505.702.7514 or get a hold of promoter Ben Fernandez at Sky Ute, 888-842-4150. Read More »
Posted on 11 Apr 2009

DiPace wins in Houston

Las Cruces’ Sammy DiPace (6-0, 3 KOs) won a four-round unanimous decision over Saul Gutierrez (5-14-2, 1 KO) Thursday night in Houston, Tex. Scores were 40-36 twice and 39-37. Read More »
Posted on 11 Apr 2009

Castro weighs in

El Paso/Juarez’s Javier Castro weighed in at 144.5 today in Tijuana for his fight tomorrow night vs. Antonio Diaz. Diaz was also 144.5. For a full photo gallery, click here. Read More »
Posted on 11 Apr 2009

Golden Gloves report

From Clovis at the New Mexico State Golden Gloves:  106 lbs., open: Daniel Pacheco of Albuquerque PAL dec. Efran Ferrer of KO Boxing, advancing to championships on Sunday when he’ll take onLuis Montano of Warriors. Read More »
Posted on 11 Apr 2009

Golden Gloves results

From Clovis at the New Mexico State Golden Gloves: At 125 lbs., Yoel Gonzales of TUFF/Atrisco dec. Eddie Givens of Henry’s Golden Gloves; at 132, Fidel Maldonado of TUFF/Atrisco dec. Kevin Maw of Clovis; at 141,Edgar Zubia of Clovis dec. Jesus Holguin of Albuquerque PAL; at 165,Tony Martinez of KO Boxing dec. Jay Salazarking (unattached); at 165,Jesus Correa of Albuquerque PAL dec. Alejandro Farardo, also of Albuquerque PAL. All winners of Saturday’s event advance to the... Read More »