Posts








Can Josh Torres Scale Mount Judah on Saturday Night?

By Austin Killeen             March 9, 2016 (Click on thumbnails for larger images.) The higher you climb up a mountain, the thinner the supply of oxygen gets. It’s no different when a fighter tries to…


Perez Brothers Looking Forward to 2016 Golden Gloves

By Austin Killeen             March 7, 2016 (Click on thumbnails for larger images.) There is an often used proverb which goes “mighty oaks from little acorns grow.” That saying could just as easily be applied…


Chacon Decisions Valdez at Camel Rock Casino

By Austin Killeen              February 20, 2016            Photos by Alan Curry (Click on thumbnails for larger images.) You know you’ve seen a good program when the results you expected and the actual results are very…


Tony Valdez and Raymond Chacon Clash at Camel Rock Casino

By Austin Killeen             February 18, 2016 (Click on thumbnails for larger images.) Saturday night’s fight card at the Camel Rock Casino, appears to have some interesting matchups. The last promotion by Eric Martinez had…


New Mexico Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2015

(Click on thumbnails for larger images.) On Saturday evening, February 6, 2016 a ceremony was held at the Knights of Columbus Council 1226, Las Cruces, New Mexico to induct the hall of fame class of…


Maldonado KO’s Clark in Buffalo Thunder Sellout

By Austin Killeen                           January 30, 2016                           Photos by Brandon Sanchez (Click on thumbnails for larger images.) At the risk of being redundant, once again there was a sellout crowd at the Buffalo…


John Vera Takes His Career into the Fast Lane

By Austin Killeen January 28, 2016 Photos by Stacey Berbeek, Aptitude Photography, Lucio Quintero  (Click on thumbnails for larger images.) There’s an axiom in boxing that if you pit a Mexican against a Puerto Rican…


New Mexico 2015 Year End Ratings

By Austin Killeen December 30, 2015     (Click on thumbnails for larger images.) In the “Land of Enchantment” boxers are rated in the original eight weight divisions. The big boys are Austin Trout and Fidel…


Quintana Edges Sanders in the Fight of the Year

(Click on thumbnails for larger images.) Last Saturday night in Hobbs, New Mexico, Isidro Castillo promoted the last fight card of the year. As things turned out, the fight card hit the trifecta: fight card…


Torres Looks Sharp in TKO of Gonzales

Josh “Pitbull” Torres has never lost two fights in a row and didn’t want to start on Saturday. Montana’s Daniel Gonzales felt last night would be a nice time for “Pitbull” to break with tradition.  …




Bob Foster: A Legend Laid to Rest in the Duke City

Wednesday morning at God’s House Church in Albuquerque, family and friends paid tribute to the King of light heavyweights in the late sixties and early seventies. In today’s era of seventeen weight divisions and multiple…