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Griego, Mendoza, Holguin and Police Win

by: Austin Killeen – Ringside – March 18, 2017    Photos by Lori Pina – (Click on picture to expand.) Victory Boxing Promotions held a five bout pro card supported by a five bout card between…






Quintana and Castillo Win in Entertaining Hobbs Card

By Austin Killeen Ringside                 Photos by Austin Killeen – (click on picture to enlarge) On June 5, 1967 I attended a fight card at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. By the time I entered the grimy…



Holmes Edges Perez in exciting Buffalo Thunder Card

By Austin Killeen Ringside                  Photos by Lori Pina  – (click on picture to enlarge) Once again Pat Holmes Sr. had a sellout card at Buffalo Thunder Resorts and Casino. This makes it eleven sellouts in a…



Holmes/Perez Rematch Headlines Buffalo Thunder Card

By Austin Killeen (Click on thumbnail for larger image) Once again Pat Holmes Sr. will probably have a sellout card at Buffalo Thunder Resorts and Casino. Since holding a press conference four years ago to…


Salinas Faces Undefeated De Leon on TV Friday

By Austin Killeen  (Click on thumbnail for larger image) Las Cruces, New Mexico has always had it’s share of exciting boxers and heated rivalries with their neighbors to the north in Albuquerque. In the early…


The Velvet Tones of Ring Announcer Mike Adams

 By Austin Killeen  January 13, 2017 (Click on thumbnail for larger image) Even an individual not familiar with boxing, probably would recognize Michael Buffer. To a lesser extent this would also apply to Jimmy Lennon,…


New Mexico State End of the Year Ratings for 2016

By Austin Killeen – December 31, 2016 In the “Land of Enchantment” boxers are rated in the original eight weight divisions. If I used the seventeen divisions that exist today it would look ridiculous. You…


New Mexico State End of the Year Review

By Austin Killeen December 30, 2016 (Click on thumbnail for larger image) In 2016 five boxers separated themselves from the rest of the herd by making a statement outside the friendly confines of New Mexico….


How the Grinch Stole Maldonado’s Christmas

By Austin Killeen      December 24, 2016   (Click on thumbnail for larger image) In the famous children’s story by Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel, a grouchy, solitary creature attempts to end Christmas by stealing…


Clarkson makes it Nine Straight at the Bomb Factory

By Austin Killeen     Ringside (Click on thumbnail for larger image) In the early 1900s, the building was used to manufacture Ford automobiles. During WWII, the building was used to manufacture bombs and ammunitions for armed…





Undefeated Brian Mendoza Keeping His Eye on the Goal

By Austin Killeen      November 12, 2016 (Click on thumbnail for larger image.) When you consider the population of New Mexico versus the other forty nine states, its impact on boxing history is rather amazing. In…