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Damon Jackson returns to action this Saturday at UFC on Fox 18

Heading into his bout this weekend against Levan Makashvili on UFC on FOX 18, Dallas’ Damon Jackson is well aware that the stakes are high. The former Legacy featherweight champion has endured some difficulties in his two fight career in the UFC. After dropping his UFC debut to Yancy Medeiros back in August 2014, Jackson’s rebound fight resulted in a submission loss to Rony Jason...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

DALLAS GOLDEN GLOVES IS BACK!

or those who have been to the Dallas Golden Gloves in the past, and certainly I have, it was an exciting event that I always enjoyed.  And I still enjoy it after all these years.  That’s why fight fans, you need to get out and support these future champions from Dallas and the surrounding areas. This year, the Dallas Golden Gloves will be held five days in a row, starting on...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

DELEON BLASTS NAVARETTE AT “BOMB FACTORY FIGHT CLUB” IN DALLAS, TEXAS / OSCAR MOJICA OUTDUELS DETTERMAN IN FRONT OF HOMETOWN CROWD

In front of another full house at the Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas, lightweight Top Rank prospect Eric De Leon (12-0, 6 KO’s) came all the way from Detroit, Michigan and literally blasted Fidel Navarrete (8-2-2, 4 KO’s) to the canvas in the first round of what was scheduled to be an eight round match.  DeLeon had told NTF before the fight that he was going to be explosive and...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

BOB ARUM AND TOP RANK PROMOTIONS PREMIERS “BOMB FACTORY FIGHT CLUB” IN DALLAS, TEXAS / DALLAS’ OSCAR MOJICA RETURNS TO THE RING

With all the boxing programs, boxing gyms, boxing talent, and world ranked fighters here in Dallas, Texas, Dallas is quickly becoming one of the top cities to go see professional boxing.  This Saturday, Top Rank Promotions is adding to this renaissance of the sweet science and is introducing the BOMB FACTORY FIGHT CLUB at the Bomb Factory in Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas.  Because...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

BIG CARD PROMOTIONS BRINGS BACK PROFESSIONAL BOXING TO THE GAS MONKEY IN DALLAS, TEXAS

The main event on this multiple boxing event will be undefeated heavyweight Greg Corbin (8-0, 4 KO’s) from Dallas, Texas against Roberto “El Volcan” Santos      (12-2 ) from Tamaulipas, Mexico.  If anyone has ever seen Corbin fight before, get set for some heavy punching between these two heavyweights.  Corbin won his last fight by unanimous decision in 2015 and captured...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

JERMALL CHARLO DEFENDS IBF SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE ON PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS IN DALLAS, TEXAS / SPENCE STOPS BARRERA IN FIFTH ROUND

The Bomb Factory in Dallas started with bombs of punches in the first three fights of the undercard with TKO’s in all three matches of the nationally televised Premier Boxing Champions card on NBC. The main event was the IBF Super Welterweight title fight between Jermall Charlo (23-0, 18 KO’s) from Houston, Texas against Wilky Campfort (21-2, 12 KO’s) in Charlo’s first defense...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO – GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN VISITS WITH JERRY JONES AND DALLAS COWBOYS FOR POSSIBLE SHOWDOWN WITH COTTO OR CANELO/INTERVIEW OF TRAINER ABEL SANCHEZ

Middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (34-0, 31 KO’s), who holds the IBF, WBA, and Interim WBC champion belts was a special guest of Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, Texas for a possible future megafight in Dallas, Texas. Miguel Cotto fights Saul “El Canelo”Alvarez this Saturday and the winner is expected to face GGG for a showdown...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Roberto Marroquin Post-Title Victory

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November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Xtreme Knockout rings in its first amateur MMA show with a night of fun fights

Arlington-based professional MMA promotion Xtreme Knockout (XKO) has long been synonymous with the MMA in North Texas. A plethora of high-octane pro shows have created a large and loyal fan base that has seen the promotion rise from humble venues to the sparkling new Gas Monkey Live concert hall in Dallas. Never content to simply rest on their laurels, this past Saturday night...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

XKO 28 Tickets on Sale Today; Fight Card Announced

Arlington’s Xtreme Knockout (XKO) will return to the confines of the decidedly awesome Gas Monkey Live with XKO 28 which will take place on December 5th. This card represents XKO’s third professional MMA card to be held at the sparkling concert venue with the previous two promotions being wildly successful. The longest active MMA promotion in North Texas, XKO has firmly established...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

“Mighty Mo” defends Super Lightweight Title at Mecca of Boxing against Maduma in New York

The boxing stages are getting bigger and bigger for Dallas’ Super Lightweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (19-0-2, 14 KO’s). And last Saturday, he defended his WBO/NABO Super Lightweight Title on the big stage at Madison Square Garden against Ghislain Maduma (17-2,11 KO’s), his toughest opponent so far. Hooker came out in the first three rounds snapping his left jab against...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

MAURICE “MIGHTY MO” HOOKER: OFFICIAL WEIGHTS AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN ON GENNADY GOLOVKIN MIDDLEWEIGHT UNIFICATION CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT

The official weights are in and Dallas’ Super Lightweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (18-0-2, 14 KO’s) will be defending his WBO/NABO Super Lightweight Title against Ghislain Maduma (17-1,11 KO’s) at the mecca of boxing at Madison Square Garden this Saturday in New York. Hooker, the next Tommy the “Hit Man” Hearns, tipped the scales at a lean and mean 139.4 pounds...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

MAURICE “MIGHTY MO” HOOKER FIGHTING AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN ON UNDERCARD OF GENNADY GOLOVKIN CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT

On October 17, 2015, Dallas’ Super Lightweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (18-0-2, 14 KO’s) will be fighting Ghislain Maduma (17-1,11 KO’s) of Montreal, Quebec, Canada on the undercard of the mega fight between World Middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (33-0, 30 KO’s) and David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KO’s). The fight will be held at Madison Square Garden,...
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October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Legacy 46 Results

Allen, TX – Legacy Fighting Championship returned to the North Texas suburb of Allen with Legacy 46 this past Friday night. As is seemingly always the case, a night of action was put on for the packed house of fanatic fight fans. In the night’s main event, Steven “Ocho” Peterson defeated the previously undefeated Irwin Rivera winning an exciting unanimous decision. Scores...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: In the Ring – Ray X

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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: In the Ring – Samantha Salazar

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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

ERROL SPENCE JR. WINS AGAIN ON PREMIER BOXING AGAINST CHRIS VAN HEERDEN

In the Co-Main Event this weekend on Premier Boxing Champions, Errol “The Truth” Spence, Jr. (18-0, 15 KO’s ) from DeSoto,Texas, took on Chris Van Heerden (23-2-1, 12KO’s) from South Africa in Toronto, Canada, in what was supposed to be a competitive match. Welterweight Spence has been showcased several times on Premier Boxing and on each occasion he has come out on top and...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

RESULTS: XKO 27

Xtreme Knockout, North Texas’ longest running MMA promotion, returned to the sparking concert venue of Gas Monkey Live in what may have been one of the most electric nights of action under the Arlington-based promotion’s long history. The night was filled with exciting young fighters who put forth an evening of action inside the square cage. To say that there were whispers of...
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Official Weights for XKO 27

Here are the official weights for tomorrow night’s XKO 27 card at the Gas Monkey Live in Dallas, TX Main Event – Miles Johns (136 lbs) vs. David Miramontes (136 lbs) Alex Munoz (160 lbs) vs. Angelo Anzaldua (159 lbs) Jireh Torres-Umi (135 lbs) vs. Oscar Ramirez (133.25 lbs) Delis Borges (155 lbs) vs. Zach Haney (154 lbs) Ulyses Aquila (132.75 lbs) vs Jacob Norsworhty (134.75...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Gutierrez Signs with World Series of Fighting

Chop Shop’s Chris Gutierrez has had a remarkable two year run in the cage going 6-0 since 2014. As one of North Texas’ most promising young fighters it was all but a foregone conclusion that eventually Gutierrez would be signed to one of the bigger national promotions. This came to fruition this week as Gutierrez announced that he has signed a four-fight contract with Las Vegas...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

SAMUEL “THE MAIN EVENT” CLARKSON DESTROYS JOHNSON IN FIRST ROUND IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS / HECTOR VALDEZ GETS FOURTH KO IN A ROW

The full house in attendance at the Scott G. Sherman “Boxing at The Ballroom” in downtown Fort Worth, Texas charity event benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Fort Worth didn’t have a chance to blink because the main event was over in exactly one half round. Just after the fight, Cedar Hill’s Samuel “The Main Event” Clarkson (16-3, 10KO’s) told NTF that he...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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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August 29, 2015  |  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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August 27, 2015  |  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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August 25, 2015  |  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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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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