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leaving holm – holly holm’s final fight

  Bidding adios to boxing after more than a decade and marking the end of an era, on both local and global fronts, Holly Holm left an emotional sold-out crowd, last night at Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, with a final-but-furious victory. Relinquishing all claims to pound-for-pound supremacy, Holm securely stepped down from her throne [...]

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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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fight action in albuquerque

Last night’s card in Albuquerque, televised on Telefutura . . . |more|

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pre-fight albuquerque, new mexico

Always nice to be back in the Duke City, even if it means choking on smoke from the east Arizona wildfires. Where else can you attend a weigh-in, only to hear one of the fighters will not be making the fight because she was arrested that morning for a parole violation? Where Holly Holm, despite [...]

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holm, jardine win in new mexico

Shots from Friday’s MMA card at Route 66, west of Albuquerque: Holly Holm debuts in the cage; Keith Jardine returns to hometown . . . |more|

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holm early

“Huh?” That was the look on Holly Holm’s face and the question on 2,800 fight fans’ lips after less than two minutes of action, last night at the Hard Rock of Albuquerque . . . |more|

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holm-clampitt coverage

Sock-her mom: Former world champ Jaime Clampitt did not expect to fight again after giving birth to her daughter last year. Weight gain during pregnancy, the desire to train, let alone fight, were all concerns . . . |more| Holm: ‘Not about the belts’: Lance Armstrong may say it’s not about the bike, but, for seven-time (ten, [...]

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‘honorable mention’ at barneys

Entering the Boxing Writers Association of America annual writing contest (a.k.a. the “Barneys) for the first time, Fightnews/NewMexicoBoxing received an honorable mention. In event coverage, writer/photographer Chris Cozzone picked up the honors with “Run, Rabbit, Run” – coverage of Holly Holm vs. Victoria Cisneros, held at Isleta in Albuquerque, N.M. (Click here) Veteran Associated Press [...]

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‘rabbit season’ in albuquerque

It was 6:30 p.m. – a half-hour before first bell – when Melissa “Huracan” Hernandez blew into Isleta Casino & Resort in Albuquerque, where a tiny 18-foot ring awaited her showdown with Holly Holm. “How do you like the 18-foot ring?” this reporter asked Hernandez, who was testing out the canvas before heading backstage to prepare [...]

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holly holm ready for hernandez

Holly Holm after her last sparring preparation this weekend at Jackson/Winkeljohn’s in Albuquerque. Holm takes on Melissa Hernandez Friday night at Isleta.

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