Tag Archives: el paso

chavez jr. opens up vegas camp for el paso

Shots from 5.16.12 at the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. sets up camp for June 16 fight in El Paso with Andy Lee.

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report, shots, notes from the border

A change in the weather may be in store for the sorry state of the American heavyweight picture. That, at least, is the forecast from border camp of “El Niño” . . . . |more| . . . . . . Ringside notes from El Paso, Texas: “Is David “Nino” Rodriguez the real thing?” Quit [...]

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nino heads into the storm

Hang out long enough in El Paso and you’re going to find two different camps, both with valid arguments, among local boxing fans. One camp will swear that David “El Nino” Rodriguez is the next great American heavyweight. The other? Call ‘em haters, call ‘em critics, but these guys will fill your ear with talk [...]

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fight coverage in el paso 2.11.11

Easy pickings: ‘Nino’ licks Hicks; Snooze button goes off on ‘Junior Time’s’ clock: Instead of a homecoming theme, last night’s fight card at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, headlining the return of unbeaten, untested heavyweight David “Nino” Rodriguez, might’ve been better served with a theme of “Promises, promises, promises.” For several reasons . . . [...]

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clock ticks on for ‘junior time’

Once upon a time, it was “Junior Time.” . .  |more|

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abie han on the rise

There’s a thin line between humility and exaggeration. Five minutes talking with undefeated Abraham “Abie” Han, you’ll be asking yourself whether it’s better to believe this kid is the best thing to come out of El Paso since Chico’s Tacos, or if it’s better to second guess yourself that what you saw in the ring [...]

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border war classic

What was supposed to be a sure-win, keep-busy bout for border king Antonio Escalante nearly turned into a royal usurping at the hands of cross-border rival Miguel “Micky” Roman, Friday night at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas .  . . |more|

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fight coverage 10.30

It wasn’t the prettiest fight ever seen in El Paso. But it might be one of the more controversial ones held in recent years . . . More

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