prayers out to ‘hollewood’ montes of abq

Prayers and get-well wishes to Raymond “Hollewood” Montes, who is in critical condition from injuries sustained in his KO loss last night in ABQ.
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shots from vargas-gasparyan in vegas

from last night’s card at Texas Station in Las Vegas, headlining Jessie Vargas vs. Vito Gasparyan . . . |more|

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shots from pacquiao-marquez IV weigh-in

At the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV weigh-in at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. For a gallery of all the shots from today’s weigh-in, visit Fightnews … |more|

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shots from beltran-kim in las vegas

Shots from 12.6.12 at the Mirage in Las Vegas, headlining Raymundo Beltran vs. Ji-Hoon Kim. Special guests included legends Tommy Hearns and “Sugar” Ray Leonard . . . . |more|

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local nm coverage: team tapia card 11.17.12

Full gallery of shots in black & white . . . |more|

Fight report with shots by Jose Leon Castillo . . . |more|

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shots: martirosyan vs. lara, garcia vs. barros

Shots from Saturday night’s Vanes Martirosyan vs. Erislandy Lara and Mikey Garcia vs. Jonathan Barros fights at the Wynn in Las Vegas. For more, check the full gallery.

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albuquerque fight card report/photos

Sorely skewed in favor of the hometown corner, with a cast of foes whose combined records totaled 14-53-6, Saturday night’s “Fight Night at the Kiva” could’ve easily have been a case of karma carrying out the kayo on Chavez-Crespin Promotions.

The crowd of 800 who showed up to watch the hometowners win ridiculous, obscure titles in gimme situations, however, should’ve gone home more than satisfied – thanks to a high-action undercard that could’ve flopped, but didn’t.

What could’ve been a blundercard was more like a thundercard . . . click here for full report and photos

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Local NM fight coverage

Click here for full gallery by Cozzone, minus the report

Click here for fight report & photos by Jose Leon Castillo.

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Shots from ‘Knockout Kings’

Not too sure why the Dia de los Muertes-Man found his way into all my best shots on last night’s shoot in Las Vegas … Could be I was somewhat disappointed that De Leon vs. Gonzalez was dull and Canelo vs. Lopez was a mismatch. On the other hand, Marcos Maidana saved the show with his stoppage of Jesus Soto Karass. For more shots of last night’s Canelo vs. Lopez card . . . |more|

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local fights in black & white

Friday night’s fights in black and white: A bonus gallery from the “Warehouse Rumble II” . . . |more|

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full gallery: garcia knocks out khan

Full gallery of last night’s upset of Danny Garcia over Amir Khan . . . |more|

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‘crowing pains’: garcia has last word over khan

“Why be nice to someone who wants to kill me?” was the question posed by unified WBC/WBA super lightweight champion Danny “Swift” Garcia, a half-hour after crushing Amir “King” Khan Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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first shots: khan vs. garcia

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pacquiao-bradley shot makes latest boxing news mag

Main shot from last week’s Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley on the cover of the latest Boxing News mag.

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report/gallery from holm-mathis 2

They called it “The Reckoning,” but most expected a wrecking.

What a packed house of 3,000 got, last night at Route 66, west of Albuquerque, was the hometown champ’s repossession of the mythical pound-for-pound crown of women’s boxing . . . |more|

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full gallery: pacquiao vs. bradley

All the shots from last night’s fights, including Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley, Mike Jones vs. Randall Bailey, Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Teon Kennedy and Jorge Arce vs. Jesus Rojas . . . |more|

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post-fight pacquiao-bradley

Couple shots from last night’s post-fight presser at the MGM in Vegas.

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… and they wonder why boxing is in serious decline

Reason No. 4,589 why boxing continues to slip into obscurity: Pacquiao vs. Bradley. Not a single reporter I spoke to last night gave Bradley more than four rounds. Call me a ‘tard, but controlling the fight, landing the harder shots and staggering your opponent more than a few times, at least in my book, equates to a win.

Something stinks in Las Vegas.

Something stinks in boxing.

Again.

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first shots from pacquiao-bradley

First released shots from Saturday night’s controversial Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight in Las Vegas.

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pacquiao-bradley weigh-in

Shots from Friday’s Pacquiao-Bradley weigh-in at the MGM in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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