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VIDEO: CKO 4 Interview with Manuel Rojas

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VIDEO: CKO 4 Interview with Amber Smith

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09/20/14- CKO IV is back and brought to the metroplex by Jesse Gonzalez Promotions, in Fort Worth, Texas at the Pequeno Mexico Event Center at 900 University Drive, Fort Worth, Texas, 76114. The main event will be Manuel “the Punisher” Rojas (8-0) from Fort Worth, Texas against Alexis “el Perro” Del Bosque (4-2, 3KO’s), from Monterrey, Mexico at 135 lbs. CKO IV is also...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

SPENCE STOPS BOLANOS IN SECOND ROUND

When NTF spoke to Olympian welterweight Errol Spence, Jr. (14-0, 10KO’s) from Dallas, Texas this past weekend, he was in top shape to go the full eight rounds in last night’s fight at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. But it was clear from the first round that Noe Bolanos (24-11, 16KO’s) wasn’t going anywhere near eight rounds, as the southpaw Spence snapped his jab and followed...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: “In the Ring with Hector Sanchez” – Errol Spence

Our boxing editor Hector Sanchez sits down with undefeated prospect Errol Spence.  
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“In the Ring with Hector Sanchez” – Post Fight Interview with Samuel Clarkson

Hector speaks with exciting prospect Samuel Clarkson following his win at Boxing at the Ballroom.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

“In the Ring with Hector Sanchez” – Post Fight interview with DeAnthony Bonner

Hector catches up with DeAnthony Bonner following his win at Boxing at the Ballroom.
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: “In the Ring with Hector Sanchez” – Post-Fight Interview with Maurice Hooker

Hector Sanchez catches up with Maurice Hooker following his win at Boxing at the Ballroom.
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans put on dominating performances at UFC Fight Night 49

The UFC invaded Tulsa, OK for the first time in its storied career and while the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 49 was a lightweight scrap between former champion Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos, an argument could be made that three North Texas based fighters stole the show.  Granted, it should be noted that Cage Authority is based in Dallas, TX. Still, one can not front...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

DALLAS’ MIGHTY MO”HOOKER FINISHES VALENZUELA IN FORT WORTH TEXAS

Photo Credit: Stacey Verbeek Coming into this fight, Junior Welterweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (15-0-2, 11 KO’s) from Dallas, Texas had concluded with a great training camp with his trainer Vincent Parra and last night he put on an explosive show for the fans in attendance at Paulie Ayalas “Scott G. Sherman Boxing at the Ballroom charity event in Fort Worth, Texas. Hooker...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: In the Ring with Hector Sanchez – Vincent Parra and Mighty Mo

Hector sits down with Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker and his trainer Vincent Parra to discuss “Mo’s” fight tonight in Fort Worth.
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

“MIGHTY MO’” HOOKER IS THE MAIN EVENT AT PAULIE AYALAS BOXING AT THE BALLROOM

Photo Credit: Stacey Verbeek On Friday night in Fort Worth, Texas, Dallas’s Junior Welterweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (14-0-2, 10 KO’s) will be taking on Carlos Valenzuela (6-0-0, 3KO’s) from Sonora, Mexico. The fight is scheduled to go six rounds as the main event on a night that is benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Fort Worth.   The boxing event is...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: In the Ring with Hector Sanchez – Maurice Hooker

In this episode host Hector Sanchez talks with undefeated welterweight prospect Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker.
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: In the Ring with Hector Sanchez – Arnie Verbeek

On this episode of “In the Ring,” host Hector Sanchez sits down and speaks with Maple Avenue Boxing Gym owner and fight junkie Arnie Verbeek.  Listen as they discuss Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker’s upcoming bout on Friday as well as the history and future of the gym.
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

“Mighty Mo” headlines Paulie Ayala’s August 22nd show Benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth

Forth, Worth, Texas August 18, 2014 – Light Welterweight “Mighty Mo” Maurice Hooker (14-0-2, 10KO) out of Maple Ave Boxing Gym in Dallas will face Carlos Valenzuela (6-0, 3KO) from Sonora, Mexico in a 6 round affair as the headliner for the Scott G Sherman Boxing at the Ballroom on Friday, August 22nd at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel in downtown Fort Worth, Texas.  This...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

A night of fistic action for charity highlighted The Links Black-Tie Boxing

Since 1981 The Links Mid-Cities chapter has sought to serve and empower the disenfranchise residents of of West Irving, East Arlington, and South Grand Prairie.  Founded by 25 enterprising women, The Links has done commendable accomplishments for the youth of the community.   In keeping with such an amicable vision, The Links Mid-Cities chapter held their 22nd annual black tie...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

OSCAR MOJICA UPSETS EL PASO’S JOEL GARCIA WITH A SPLIT DECISION AND REMAINS UNDEFEATED

Sometimes hometown favorites may think that a last minute call to another fighter might be an easy win, and I am not completely sure if this was the case, but Oscar Mojica (5-0, 1KO) from Dallas, Texas took the fight on short notice against Joel Garcia (7-3, 1KO) from El Paso, Texas because he knows he is one of the best at 115lbs.  Mojica is a dedicated fighter, who trains year...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

BANTAMWEIGHT OSCAR MOJICA TAKES ON JOEL GARCIA IN EL PASO, TEXAS ON FRIDAY NIGHT

On a last minute call, bantamweight Oscar Mojica (4-0, 1KO) from Dallas, Texas accepted a fight against Joel Garcia (7-2, 1KO) from El Paso, Texas in a 115 lb matchup in El Paso, Texas on Friday night.  Mojica’s last fight was three months ago and he got a spectacular TKO against Elio David Ruiz in Fort Worth, Texas as the main event on the CKO3 boxing event by Jesse Rodriguez...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

“MIGHTY MO’” HOOKER PREDICTS THE FOURTH BUT TAKES ALCANTAR OUT IN THE FIRST

Words: Hector Sanchez  Photo: Stacey Verbeek Welterweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (14-0-2, 10 KO’s) from the Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, Texas, didn’t waste time at the Fantasy Springs Casino in his fight against Lauro Alcantar (8-3, 2KO) of Agua Prieta, Mexico.  Just as he had said, Mighty Mo used his left hook to put Alcantar on the canvas for the first knockdown...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

DALLAS’ UNDEFEATED MAURICE “MIGHTY MO’ HOOKER FIGHTING IN CALI THIS WEEKEND

Words:  Hector Sanchez  Photo: Stacey Verbeek It has only been a little over two months since light welterweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (13-0-2, 9 KO’s) from Dallas, Texas stepped into the ring, and this time he returns to California to defend his undefeated record against Lauro Alcantar (8-2, 1KO) of Agua Prieta (dark water), Mexico.  And this time, the tall and tough...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS: UFC 176 POSTPONED

The UFC dropped a bombshell on the MMA community tonight when word broke that UFC 176, scheduled to take place in LA on August 2, has been “postponed.” Here is an excerpt from the official press release that hit inboxes Tuesday night: Las Vegas, Nev. – The UFC® has announced that the UFC 176 Pay-Per-View event scheduled for August 2nd will be postponed*. The featherweight...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Trial by Fire, Chris Weidman deserves champion respect following win over Machida at UFC 175

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has had the misfortune of his infant title reign besmirched by dismissive fight fans that saw him as nothing more than a man who was lucky enough to capture lightning in a bottle.  There is a type of stigma that affixes itself to fighters in Weidman’s position; the young challenger that makes a legendary champion look mortal.  Despite two...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DALLAS’ ERROL SPENCE IS THE MAIN EVENT ON SHOBOX: THE NEXT GENERATION

Photo: Stacey Verbeek Words: Hector Sanchez Errol Spence, Jr. ( 12-0, 10 KO’s) of Dallas, Texas will be in Las Vegas on Friday night as he gets ready to fight at the Hard Rock Hotel on ShoBox: The New Generation, live on Showtime (9:30 p.m. ET/PT) as the Main Event on a special card of several undefeated prospects in the boxing world.  Spence, an exciting and undefeated welterweight...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

STANDING 8 PROMOTIONS’ BUD LIGHT PRO FIGHT SERIES SET FOR A KNOCKOUT EVENT WITH TWO CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES ON THE LINE

Written by Hector Sanchez Saturday night at the Amon Carter Exhibit Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, Standing 8 Promotions kicks off the much awaited 2014 Bud Light Pro Fight Series and not one, but two championship belts are up for grabs.  Undefeated prospect Tony Lopez (9-0) from Fort Worth, Texas will bring his cobra like style to the ring as he takes on Mission Texas’ Isaac Torres...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

QUICK RESULTS OF CHARLES HATLEY WIN BY TKO AT GILLEY’S SOUTHSIDE BALLROOM IN DALLAS, TEXAS

Written by Hector Sanchez – 2014 14 April Photos by Stacey Verbeek Black Gloves Promotions Fight Night Saturday April 12th in Dallas, Texas Quick Results: Charles Hatley (23-1, 16KO’s) of Dallas, Texas TKO’s Jose Alfredo Flores at 1:40 of the fifth round. Gregory Corbin wins Texas Heavyweight title by defeating Andrew Greely. Johnathan Steele from Maple Avenue Boxing Gym wins...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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