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 03 Jan 2013

Marquez leads local undercard on ESPN2...

Story by Chris Cozzone Photos by Jose Leon Castillo It was all about the locals today, at a press conference held at Momma D’s Dungeon in Albuquerque to plug next week’s ESPN2-televised fight card. The Goossen-Tutor show, co-promoted with Holmes Boxing of Santa Fe, and Team Marquez in Albuquerque, will headline a 12-round lightweight bout between John “The Hammer”... Read More »
Posted on 17 Dec 2012

Valdez taking a well-deserved rest, off...

Espanola’s Tony Valdez says he will not be fighting on the Jan. 11 fight card in Santa Fe. “I’m going to take a break for a couple months to let myself heal,” says Valdez. “But I’ll be back, maybe in February.” Valdez is coming off two hard-fought wars with Raymond “Hollewood” Montes. Read More »
Posted on 17 Dec 2012

Ticket update for Jan. 11 ESPN2 card

Tickets for the Jan. 11 ESPN2-televised card in Santa Fe are now on sale at holdmyticket.com, or by contacting either Jacob Maes in Albuquerque at 505-315-9640 or Pat in Santa Fe at 505-490-0067. ESPN Friday Night Fights presents the January 11th fight card to be held at the Pueblo Pavilion in Santa Fe. Doors will open at 5, First bell at 6... Read More »
Posted on 17 Dec 2012

“Brawl for It All 2″ report

Report by Yoruba Moreu Saturday night, Isleta boxing club hosted “Brawl for it all II.” The 14 bout card featured teams from New Mexico, Lubbock, TX, (Cross Roads Boxing) and Chinle, Arizona (Damon Bahe Boxing). The crowd was entertained by DJ Richard Mirabal, and Dr Moreu was the announcer for 13 fights (except Sharahya Moreu’s bout). In attendance were... Read More »
Posted on 15 Dec 2012

Santa Fe card updates & ticket

Ticket alert: TicketMaster has not yet been set up, so anyone looking for tickets for the Jan. 11 show can reserve them by calling Pat Holmes at 505.490.0067 or Jacob Maes at 505.315.9640. There will be a ticket giveaway at today’s meet-and-greet for the Jan. 11 ESPN2-televised fight card in Santa Fe, at 4:30 p.m. at at Stats Sports Bar &... Read More »
Posted on 14 Dec 2012

Santa Fe meet and greet tomorrow

Team Marquez announced today that they will hold an ESPN Friday Night Kick-off Meet & Greet tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. at Stats Sports Bar & Nightlife located 135 W Palace Avenue in Santa Fe. This is in preparation for the January 11th fight card scheduled to be held at the Pueblo Pavilion in Santa Fe. Boxers expected to attend are: Archie Ray Marquez,... Read More »
Posted on 14 Dec 2012

“Brawl for It All 2″ set...

The Isleta Boxing Club will host “Brawl For It All 2″ on Dec. 15 at the Isleta Elementary School gymnasium. For matchs ups and contact info please call coach Anthony Abeita at 505-315-7952 . Weigh-ins will be 8 am. to 10. Doors open at 4 and first bell is 5. Read More »
Posted on 12 Dec 2012

Valdez, Shabazz, Marquez local features...

Photos by Jose Leon Castillo Tony Valdez, Siju Shabazz and Archie Ray Marquez will headline the local portion of the January 11 ESPN2 card in Santa Fe, it was announced today at a press conference held at Momma D’s in Albuquerque. The Goossen Tutor co-promoted show will feature lightweight John Molina (24-2, 19 KOs) vs. Andrey Klimov (14-0, 8... Read More »
Posted on 11 Dec 2012

ESPN2 card lands in Santa Fe

Tomorrow’s press conference in Albuquerque will officially announce a January 11 ESPN2-televised fight card in Santa Fe at the Indian School. Local angles will be revealed tomorrow. The Goossen Tutor co-promoted show will feature lightweight John Molina (24-2, 19 KOs) vs. Andrey Klimov (14-0, 8 KOs) in the main; and an eight-round middleweight bout between Brandon Gonzales (16-0, 10... Read More »
Posted on 11 Dec 2012

State champs/ratings changes: Valdez...

The weekend’s fights have changed the current NewMexicoBoxing.com ratings and state champs. Rising to the top at 118 is Espanola’s Tony Valdez, who knocked out top bantie Raymond “Hollewood” Montes in the co-main on the Fresquez ticket Saturday night. For a complete list, check out the ratings. Read More »