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Dallas’ Charles Byrd Ready to Represent Legacy FC at Friday’s “Legacy vs RFA” Mega Fight

This Friday one of the rarest occurrences in modern day mixed martial arts will take place as Legacy Fighting Championship and RFA will team up to stage the a super fight card pitting fighters from each promotion against one anther. Cross promotions between rival promotional companies is a rarity these days but were pretty common occurrences in the early day of the sport.   The...
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Things I Liked and Things I Didn’t Like From Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Well fight fans, the “Fight of the Century” has come and go and while the general feeling from the public is that this fight was a dud of the most epic proportions the fact remains that nearly 4 million people ordered the PPV and countless others made an effort to witness this fight. For all the hype and drama being used to build up this fight, the actual bout was a bit of a...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

“Fight of the Century?”

It’s been dubbed the “Fight of the Century” but while it may be the most lucrative boxing bout in the history one would have to think that more classic affairs such as Chavez vs Whittaker or Ali vs Frazier would carry the prerequisite historical weight for such hyperbole. Though, make no mistake, the eyes of the world will be upon Las Vegas this Saturday night when Floyd Mayweather...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

ALEX DEL BOSQUE WINS AT THE BATTLE OF TEXAS; OSCAR MOJICA DEFENDS HIS TEXAS BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE IN MESQUITE, TEXAS

Boxing Wars Promotions brought “The Battle of Texas” to the Big Town Event Center in Mesquite, Texas and boxing fans came out on Saturday night for a great show of professional boxing and general fun.  It was set in a wide open arena with music blasting between rounds to the enjoyment of the crowd, and the show was something new and exciting to the Mesquite suburb of Dallas...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

BIG CARD PROMOTIONS WEIGH-IN FEATURING DALLAS’ ROBERTO MARROQUIN IN OAK CLIFF

Big Card Promotions will be having the official weigh-in and press conference for this Saturday’s title fight at 1 p.m. this Friday, April 24th, at El Corazon de Tejas Restaurant located at 110 W. Davis Street, Dallas, Texas 75208.   The weigh-in will feature Dallas’ Roberto Marroquin (24-3-1, 17 KO’s) from Dallas, Texas who will be fighting Marcos “El Tigre” Leonardo...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Lisa Lamb talks upcoming fight on the Candeman Show

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12 days ago  |  Discuss

“Battle of Texas” Weigh-In and Press Conference this Friday in Dallas

Boxing Wars Promotions will hold the official weigh-in and press conference for this Saturday’s “Battle of Texas” on Friday, April 24 at El Pulpo (2829 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX).  The event will kick off at 1:00pm and is free and open to the public. Boxing Wars Promotions Presents “The Battle of Texas” at The Big Town Event Center this Saturday. Alexsis “El...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

BIG CARD PROMOTIONS BRINGS ROBERTO MARROQUIN TO THE MAJESTIC THEATRE IN DALLAS, TEXAS

It has been a whirlwind of professional boxing cards in Dallas these past few months and it continues on April 25, 2015 at the historical Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas, Texas. Big Card Promotions brings “Fight Night At The Majestic” featuring former world contender Roberto Marroquin (24-3-1, 17 KO’s) from Dallas, Texas against Marcos “El Tigre” Leonardo Jimenez (20...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

IMAGES: Roberto Marroquin grinding hard for title fight

Roberto Marroquin wraps up camp with sparring against local prospects Alex del Bosque and Hector Valdez  at Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, TX. Marroquin will face Marcos Leonardo Jimenez in the main event  for the vacant USBA super featherweight title at the historic Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas on Saturday April 25th. Hosted by Big Card Promotions, Tickets start at...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

“Battle of Texas” to take place at this Saturday in Mesquite, TX

Boxing has begun to see a return to prominence here in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex following a string of high-profile fight cards culminating in this past weekend’s HBO After Dark card at the University of Texas at Arlington. However, boxing fans in North Texas need not fear any potential void of live pugilistic action as this Saturday night will feature a fight card filled...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

IMAGES: Scenes from Top Rank’s Final Press Conference for Crawford vs. Dulorme

Ace boxing photographer Stacey Verbeek was on hand in Dallas, TX to shoot Top Rank’s final press conference for this Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark card in Arlington, TX.  The main event will feature 2014 Fighter of the Year Terence Crawford who will take on Thomas Dulorme.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Images: WBO Champ Terence Crawford’s Media Day Workout at Irving, TX PAL Gym

Undefeated WBO lightweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford (25-0, 17 KOs) worked out for the media at the Irving PAL in Irving, TX  ahead of Saturday’s clash for the vacant WBO jr welterweight world title against Thomas “Thunder” Dulorme (22-1, 14 KOs). The bout will take place at the College Park Center located on the campus of the University of Texas Arlington and be televised on HBO.
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Terence Crawford wraps up training camp at Dallas’ Maple Avenue Boxing Gym

2014 Fighter of the Year Terence Crawford wrapped up training camp at the Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, TX, going rounds with super lightweight prospect Maurice Hooker. Crawford will face the #2 world-rated contender Tomas Dulorme for the vacant World Jr. Welterweight title at UTA’s College Park Center in Arlington, TX on Saturday. The world championship fight will be...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

ERROL SPENCE, JR. FINISHES VARGAS IN FOURTH ROUND AT BARCLAYS CENTER

Dallas’ 2012 Olympian Errol “The Truth” Spence, Jr. (16-0, 13 KO’s) stepped into the ring for his first fight of 2015 and he continued his welterweight surge against Samuel “the Bull” Vargas (20-2-1, 10 KO’s) from Colombia. The fight was on the undercard of the Danny Garcia-Lamont Peterson welterweight and Andy Lee-Peter Quillin fight on NBC’s Premier Boxing Champions...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

CHARLES “THE FUTURE” HATLEY STOPS SAUL ROMAN FOR NABA WELTERWEIGHT TITLE

It was called the “Spring Break Knockout” in Irving, Texas and there were plenty of knockouts to go around on the six-card event put together by Greg Hatley and Black Gloves promotions. The main event was Charles “The Future” Hatley (25-1-1, 17 KO’s) from Dallas, Texas against veteran Saul Roman (37-11, 31 KO’s) from Culiacan, Mexico. After three successful wins in 2014...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

CHARLES “THE FUTURE” HATLEY RETURNS TO THE RING AT IRVING CONVENTION CENTER

It’s called “Spring Break Knockout” and the main event will be Charles “The Future” Hatley (24-1, 16 KO’s) from Dallas, Texas against Saul Roman (37-10, 31 KO’s) from Culiacan, Mexico. After three successful wins in 2014 and two by knockout, Hatley goes against a proven knockout artist, and an NABA title is on the line. Also scheduled on the card are John Vera, Samuel...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

MAPLE AVENUE BOXING TEAM BLASTS OUT BOSSIER CITY FIGHTS ON THE UNDERCARD

After a successful show in 2014 and the first boxing event of 2015 held in Dallas, Texas last month, The Undercard boxing show by Undercard Promotions took it’s fighters to Bossier City, Louisiana to the Diamond Jack Casino. The boxer’s train out of the Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, Texas and their lives and training are followed on The Undercard television show. But when...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bellator 135 Undercard Filled with Top-Level North Texas Talent

Bellator MMA is returning to the North Texas region this Friday as Bellator 135 goes down at the WinStar World Casino right across the Texas border in Thackerville, OK. While the main event of the night will feature Joe Warren defending his bantamweight title against Marcos Galvao, local fight fans will be thrilled at the non-televised portion of the card that features some high...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS, MARCH 27th in Bossier City, LA

DALLAS, TX – March 20, 2015 – Friday Night Fights with The Undercard returns for the second of eight LIVE fights planned for 2015. A total of nine matches are slated for Friday, March 27, 8 p.m. at DiamondJacks Casino & Resort in Bossier City, LA. The main event will feature undefeated Dallas native Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker with a record of 17-0-2 against Dedrick Bell...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

RESULTS: Wild Night of Action and Upsets at UFC 185

UFC 185 was arguably one of the wildest, most exciting, nights in recent UFC history.  Buoyed by a pair of title fights, the fight card was seen by many to be one of the UFC’s more interesting PPV offerings in recent months.  While cards that have such hype more than often fail miserably in practice, I have to admit that UFC 185 actually delivered as promised. Nothing captures...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

“MIGHTY MO” HOOKER PREDICTS THE KNOCKOUT IN THE SECOND AND BREAKS BENAVIDES DOWN IN TWO ROUNDS AT “FIGHT NIGHT LIVE” IN DALLAS, TEXAS ON “THE UNDERCARD.”

At the Media Day prior to the fight at the Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, Texas, undefeated welterweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (17-0, 13 KO’s) talked to NTF and told us about his great training camp that he had in San Diego.   In his last three fights, all of them had been by knockout and none had gone past two rounds. After telling Hooker that the fight was scheduled...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick Results from the Undercard Boxing Card in Dallas

Main Event Maurice Hooker vs Santos Benavides, Hooker TKO 2nd round @ 1.56 (Benavides down 2x in 2nd) Co Main Event Tony Mack vs Marcus Upshaw,  SD draw 76-74, 75-75, 74-76 Frankie Agnew vs Heath Cline,  Agnew UD 40-36 x 3 Marco Vasquez Jr  vs Warren Stewart, Vasquez TKO 4th round  @ 2.25 Carlos Adame Jr vs Vic Chambers,   Adame TKO 1st round @2.36 Alberto Fundora vs Derrick...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Cutts makes long-awaited return to fighting

It has been over two years since North Texas’ Evan “The Butcher” Cutts entered the cage for a professional prizefight. At 5-1, Cutts was always considered a unique talent who blended unflinching heart with a wrestling-based submission game. However, after suffering a debilitating injury while filming Bellator’s reality fight series Fight Master, Cutts has been laying low...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas-based Boxing Reality Show “The Undercard” Returns for Season 2 and New Fight Card March 6

Last year Undercard Promotions set about giving some select local boxing talent an outlet to shine and showcase their talents to the masses. The result was “The Undercard” a reality show series that followed the lives and exploits of some of Dallas’ brightest boxing talent. Airing on KDAF-TV, CW33, in the Dallas-Fort Worth market the show was a success and culminated in a...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Dave Burrow upsets Anthony Njokuani at Legacy 38

Friday night Houston’s Legacy Fighting Championship headed north on I-45 to the Dallas suburb of Allen. Boyed by a stacked fight card that featured some of the area’s brightest talent in addition to the Legacy debut of former WEC/UFC banger Anthony Njokuani, Legacy 38 had all the makings of an unforgettable night of MMA action. In many respects, the card did the impressive and...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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