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Tom Crego: Life’s Journey had many Pot Holes

It was spring of 1948 that a husband and wife along with their little boy were traveling by train from the northeast to the southwestern part of the United States. The mother was pregnant with…


Torres Stops Cabral in Thriller at Route 66 Casino

Austin Killeen Ringside                    Photo by Sid Ware This was one main event that lived up to the prefight hype and probably the best bout I’ve covered since I started writing about the sport in New…




Martinez and Sena Upset at Buffalo Thunder and Clovis, NM

By Austin Killeen Ringside                 If you believe in a sure thing you might change your mind after the main event favorites at Buffalo Thunder and Clovis, NM both suffered upset defeats Saturday evening. One bout…



Tercep and Perez Shine in GG’s Regionals

By Austin Killeen Ringside                  Photos by Glenn DePriest      (click on picture to enlarge) I wasn’t born when the Golden Gloves was founded in 1923 by Chicago Tribune Sports Editor Arch Ward. Over the years the…



Torres and Sanchez Win at Route 66 Casino Card

By Austin Killeen Ringside It’s hard to believe, but Holly Holm headlined the last boxing card at the Route 66 Casino in June of 2013. On that evening she looked terrific in winning a unanimous…


Torres and Sanchez Top Route 66 Casino Card

By Austin Killeen Ringside The Perez brothers have a six bout card with all the contests figuring to be exciting matchups. I’ll admit I’m friendly with both brothers, but I’m not selling fertilizer as this…




New Mexico State End of the Year Ratings 2017

By Austin Killeen December 30, 2017          (click on picture to enlarge) In the “Land of Enchantment” boxers are rated in the original eight weight divisions. If I used the seventeen divisions that exist today it…



Sanchez Wins in Seven Bout Card at the Lujan Center

By Austin Killeen               Photos by Marissa Perez     (click on picture to enlarge) Legacy Boxing Promotions dedicated Saturday’s card to the brave men and woman of the military who have made personal sacrifices, so we may…



Joey Alday Jr. and Rodriguez Win

By Austin Killeen Boxing returned to Hobbs, NM on Saturday night before a near sellout crowd at the Club La Sierra. Promoter Isidro Castillo was forced to make some last minute changes, but that’s just…


Joey Alday Jr. Headlines Hobbs Boxing Card on Saturday

By Austin Killeen               (click on picture to enlarge) Once again Promoter Isidro Castillo brings a pro boxing card to the southeast corner of the state. Fight fans from Albuquerque and Santa Fe are often guilty…