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Legacy 44 Results

Legacy Fighting Championship returned to their home of Houston, Friday night to give fans a night of fight at Legacy 44. The even took place at the Houston Arena Theater and the main card was televised on AXS TV. In the night’s main event, Alex Morono scored an upset of sorts when he stopped the hype train of Valdir Araujo by stopping the ballyhooed Brazilian in the third round...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Official Weights for Scott G. Sherman Boxing at the Ballroom benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth

Official Weights for Scott G. Sherman Boxing at the Ballroom benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth Renaissance Worthington Fort Worth, TX MAIN EVENT Samuel Clarkson (15-3, 9KO) 176.25 lbs vs Rayford Johnson (11-18, 7KO) 176 lbs Light Heavyweight : 8 rounds CO-MAIN Raul Cespedes (3-0, 3KO) 135.75 lbs vs Jesus Gonzales (4-0, 2KO) 140 lbs Lightweight: 6 rounds...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

SAMUEL CLARKSON IS BRINGING A BANG TO “BOXING AT THE BALLROOM” IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Get ready for some fireworks on Friday night in Fort Worth, Texas at the annual Scott G. Sherman “Boxing at The Ballroom” in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. This charity event benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Fort Worth and professional boxing is provided by Fort Worth’s world champion Paulie Ayala and Paulie Ayala Promotions. The boxing event includes a lavish dinner...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chop Shop’s Chris Gutierrez retains SCS title Saturday night

Chop Shop’s surging bantamweight Chris Gutierrez successfully retained his SCS bantamweight title Saturday night in Hinton, OK earning a unanimous decision over late replacement Bendy Casimir.  The fight headlined SCS 27 at the Sugar Creek Casino. Gutierrez earned the vacant SCS belt last year when he stopped Craig Ross in the first round of their bout.  Since then Gutierrez...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Legacy Fighting Championship returns to North Texas with stacked card of talented locals

Houston’s Legacy Fighting Championship is making another return to North Texas as Legacy 44 will go down at the Allen Events Center in Allen, TX on October 2. As it usually the case when Legacy travels up I-45 the fight card is filled to the rafters with some of the most accomplished and talented fighters in the region. This week Legacy FC released the fight card for the October...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

ROJAS ROUTS SINGLETON FOR UBO LATINO LIGHT WEIGHT TITLE / CASTILLO WINS DEBUT WITH WILD FAN SUPPORT IN WACO

The “Brawl on The Brazos” was put together by Jesse Rodriguez Promotions and the Co-Main Event of the night was between Manuel “The Punisher” Rojas (11-2, 4 KO’s) from Dallas, Texas against Chris Singleton (15-2, 7 KO’s) from Louisiana. Before the fights started, and to my amazement and the crowd, the national anthem was done by guitar, Jimmy Hendrix style and it set...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

BATTLE ON THE BRAZOS / UNDERCARD RESULTS WITH WILD FAN SUPPORT IN WACO

The CKO 7 dubbed “Battle on the Brazos” at the Waco Convention center was a very entertaining night of boxing with two local kids showing off their talents. Leaving us the fans and the rowdy heavily pro Waco fighter crowd satisfied with every fight and fighter who stepped into the ring that night. A local kid named Marquis “The Hammer” Hawthorne out of Waco, Texas kicked...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Bedford captures WXC Bantamweight Title at WXC 59

Grizzled UFC veteran “Brutal” Johnny Bedford returned to the cage this past weekend in Michigan and captured the WXC bantamweight title. Bedford, who owns and operated Fitness Fight Factory in Colleyville, TX, had last fought nearly a year ago when suffered a second round submission loss to Rani Yahya at UFC Fight Night 54. This past weekend saw Bedford return to action against...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

XKO 27 Fight Card Announced Headlined by Welterweight Title Fight

Fresh off their sold out show at XKO 26, Arlington based promotion Xtreme Knockout has put together another incredible fight card for their XKO 27 card in September. On September 12, XKO 27 will take place at the sterling Gas Monkey Live. The promotion has vowed to address the seating and sight line woes that plagued their previous show at the venue and fight fans can expect a much...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

JESSE RODRIGUEZ PROMOTIONS BRINGS THE “CKO7 BRAWL ON THE BRAZOS” TO WACO, TEXAS

This Saturday in Waco, Texas, Jesse Rodriguez Promotions is bringing more professional boxing to the Texas boxing fans, and it will include Dallas’ Manuel “The Punisher” Rojas on the Co-Main Event against Chris Singleton for the UBO Latino Light Weight Title. For those who know “The Punisher” around these parts, we know that he leaves it all in the ring, and once the people...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

CHRIS AVALOS WINS AGAINST REY PEREZ / CASEY RAMOS STEALS THE SHOW AGAINST DANIEL EVANGELISTA, JR. IN FRISCO, TEXAS

In front of a great crowd of boxing fans at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas, Top Rank’s “Fight Nights” in Frisco, Texas pleased the crowd with numerous action packed bouts. First off, you can’t get a bad seat in this amphitheater style complex and future events here will bring the fans back. The Top Rank “Solo Boxeo” event was televised live by Unimas and one of...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

All Hail Queen Rousey

The epitome of destruction manifested itself Saturday night in front of the world at UFC 190. In the main event of a pretty lackluster card Ronda Rousey unleashed an unholy barrage of punishment upon poor Betch Correia. To say this was a beat down would be a disastrous understatement. Hell, this was damn near murder. Ronda Rousey may be the most dominant champion in any division...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

JESSIE MAGDALENO HEADLINES TOP RANK “FIGHT NIGHT” FOR NABF JUNIOR SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE BELT IN FRISCO, TEXAS

Undefeated super bantamweight Jessie Magdaleno (21-0, 15 KO’s) from Las Vegas takes on Rey Perez (19-6, 4 KO’s) from the Philippines in a scheduled ten round title fight at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas, Saturday, August 1, 2015. The fight will also be shown on the Solo Boxeo Tecate fight card on Unimas and it will also include undefeated super featherweight Casey Ramos...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Clarkson Stops Odom on ShoBox But Don’t Call It An Upset

Friday night, the boxing world caught a glimpse of the talents and swagger of one Samuel “The Main Event” Clarkson. While many boxing fans and pundits were taken aback by the upstart’s performance Friday night on Showtime’s ShoBox: The Next Generation, boxing fans in Texas have long known that Clarkson is one of the most exciting young boxers on the scene today. Of course...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 189: The Thrill and the Agony

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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lawler vs MacDonald was a war to end all wars

UFC 189 will go into the record books as on of the best fight cards of all time. I’m not spewing unsubstantiated opinion here, I mean of all time. Fact of the matter is that there has not been as universally recognized night of fantastic fights on a PPV, in well, ever. Credit goes to the fighters who all collectively brought their “A-game” to what was one of the most hyped...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Recap of Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker’s title winning performance

Video recap of Maurice Hooker’s title winning performance on June 26, 2015 in Dallas.
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

MAURICE “MIGHTY MO” HOOKER GRINDS DOWN GALINDO IN FIVE ROUNDS IN DALLAS, TEXAS AND WINS THE WBO/NABO JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT TITLE

Undefeated Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (18-0-2, 14 KO’s) trained very hard for his title shot for the WBO/NABO Junior Welterweight Title and it was evident to his fans at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in his hometown of Dallas, Texas. What they saw was a mature and polished boxer coming into his own after establishing an undefeated record and thirteen big knockouts...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

XKO 26 goes down with a bang at Gas Monkey Live

Saturday night marked a culmination of sorts for Arlington based MMA promotion Xtreme Knockout.  For a little over five years the promotion, headed by the brothers Thomas and Chris Bussey along with their father Mike, have worked tirelessly to not only grow their promotion but elevate the MMA scene in North Texas behind fan-friendly fights and a fight atmosphere that can best be...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Eduardo Galindo fails to make weight for NABO title fight against Maurice Hooker; Hooker still accepts fight

MAIN EVENT UPDATE: Eduardo Galindo hit the scale at the weigh-in yesterday for the WBO NABO Junior Welterweight title 5 lbs over the limit at 145. He refused to lose the weight in the allowed 2 hour period (and in fact, gained slightly at the 2nd weigh-in). Galindo was fined and had to weigh-in this morning before NABO supervisor Porfirio Betegon at no more than 150 lbs. Galindo...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Trainer Vincent Parra talks about his fighter Maurice Hooker’s upcoming title fight

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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Exclusive interview with Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker prior to NABO title fight

NTF’s Hector Sanchez talks with NABO title challenger Maurice Hooker.
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: “The Undercard” June 26 Boxing in Dallas Ad

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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

RESULTS: Premier Fight Series 4 Heavy on Stoppages

West Texas may seem like as desolate a local as one can imagine, the fact that a number of talented fighters call the windswept oil fields home creates a pocked of talent not fully appreciated by some. Enter Premier Fight Series, a MMA promotion whose legacy has been carried on by family member Ricky and John Barrientes. Armed with a can-do attitude and a plethora of talent to chose...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cotto Has Successful Title Defense

Saturday June 6th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York in front of a crowd of 12,157, Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KO’s) defended his lineal WBC middleweight championship belt against Australian underdog Daniel Geale (31-4, 16 KO’s). From the opening bell Cotto had complete control of the bout. He was the quicker, stronger, and a more accurate fighter throughout the fight....
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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