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UFC 178 Results

UFC 178 was one of those rear instances when a card you feel should be exciting turns out to exceed ones expectations.   In the main event of the night, flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson submitted an over-matched Chris Cariaso in the second round with a kimura. Donald Cerrone welcomed former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to the UFC with a blistering back and fourth...
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Shlemenko losses belt, consciousness to Halsey at Bellator 126

A night of upsets highlighted an exciton night of action at Bellator 126 and in the end, the Bellator middleweight division has a new ruler.   Bellator’s ruthless Russian champion Alexander Shlemenko was effectively dominated by undefeated contender Brandon Halsey in the main event of Friday’s card at the Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, AZ. Halsey wasted no time in...
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Leonardo Leites captures light heavyweight title at Legacy 35

  Tulsa, OK – Houston-based Legacy Fighting Championships made another stop outside the borders of the unusual confines in the State of Texas to hold Tulsa, OK captive with Legacy 35.  The event took place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino with the main fight card televised live on AXS TV. In the night’s main event, Brazilian import Leonardo Leite captured the Legacy light...
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IRON MIKE TYSON BRINGS THE “BIG TEXAS THROWDOWN” TO THE MESQUITE ARENA WITH A WORLD TITLE FIGHT

Mesquite Texas is going be put on the map on a large scale on Friday, September 26, 2014 because former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is in town. Whether you are a major or minor boxing fan, when the name Tyson is mentioned, people know who you are talking about. Throughout his career, when you saw a Mike Tyson fight, you knew he was going to knock somebody out. Born in Brooklyn...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Xtreme Fight Club 10 Amateur MMA & Muay Thai Fight Card Announced

As a fan of MMA in any form it is refreshing to see the North Texas region experience an uptick in amateur MMA promotions in recent years. Leading that charge here in the DFW is Steve Armstrong’s Xtreme Fight Club. Armstrong, who has an extensive history in the early days of martial arts in Dallas, has sought out a way for local fighters to get some amateur experience prior to...
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IRON MIKE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS “BIG TEXAS THROWDOWN” Press Conference Info

IRON MIKE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS “BIG TEXAS THROWDOWN” DALLAS PRESS CONFERENCE/ PUBLIC WEIGH-IN THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 3PM THE RUSTIC 3656 HOWELL STREET DALLAS, TX 75204 HOSTED BY BOXING LEGEND MIKE TYSON WHO: MIKE TYSON/Former Heavyweight World Champion           ANSELMO MORENO/WBA Bantamweight World Champion          JUAN CARLOS PAYANO/WBA #1 Ranked Contender...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Belts of Honorious Dallas 1 Delivers a Night of Ammy MMA Excitment

Belts of Honorious Dallas 1 results from the XKO Arena, Arlington, TX Brandon Chandler defeats Bryan Little with a first round TKO (punches).   Official time of the stoppage was 1:33. Louisiana’s Dan Streets defeated Dakota Ranallo with a first round technical submission due to a Ranallo shoulder injury.  The official time of the stoppage was 1:24 in round one. Frederico Olivera...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

CKO 4 Results

CKO4 revised results from North Texas Fisticuffs. MAIN EVENT Alex del Bosque (5-2, 3KO’s) wins UD against Manuel-Rey Rojas (9-1, 2KO’s). Co main event: Lightning Ray XIMENEZ (11-0) wins UD against Jesse Anguiano (2-4-1) Paco Cruz (3-0) wins against Marco Alcaraz (0-1) Jasmine Clarkson (1-1) wins against Amber Smith (1-1). Rematch? Joey Dunmoodie (7-2) wins against Javier Diaz...
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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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NORTHTEXASFISTICUFFS NEWS CALENDAR

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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14 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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18 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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19 days ago  |  Discuss

“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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28 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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August 29, 2014  |  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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August 27, 2014  |  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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August 26, 2014  |  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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August 25, 2014  |  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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August 22, 2014  |  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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August 22, 2014  |  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
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