Local Fighters’ Corner – Issue 8 Updates

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  • Welterweight boxer Joshua “El Nino de Oro” Gomez will fight veteran Cory Alarcon in DenverAug 19th.Manager Jacob Maes, boxers Jacob Gomez and Archie Ray Marquez want to thank all ofNew Mexico’s fantastic fight fans for their continued support, now and always.
  • Team Tapia is sending three amateur fighters to the Ringside World Championship Tournament inKansas City,MOAug 17-21. Approx. 1500 participants will compete in the elimination tournament where you must meet you weight daily, or be disqualified. Winners could fight up to two bouts a day for five straight days. There will be up to 6 rings going at any time over the five days of competition. Competing for Team Tapia is: 16 year old Leroy Chavez-114 lbs, 17 year old Devon Yanez-123 lbs and 13 year old Jerome Paddilla-85 lbs.
  •  Taka Mine Tkd/Karate is sending Joseph Feichko(149 lbs) toFt.Lauderdale, FL., Sep 16-19 to compete in the AAU Tae Kwon Do team trials. By defeating a present team member, it could potentially lead to an Olympic team berth for Feichko. To assist Joseph with donations or sponsorship please call 505-294-6302.
  • Rosales Karate and Kickboxing – Bantamweight Eric “Buddy Holly” Henson will box Paul Romero in Phoenix Sep. 2nd.


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