Pro Sports

Sunland Park to Host Tecate Boxing Museum

Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino will play host to a one-of-a- kind mobile Tecate Boxing Museum tomorrow, Saturday, August 21st between the hours of 4pm-6pm.

Escalante Gets World Title Elimination Shot

Antonio Escalante will finally get his shot. The number two ranked featherweight contender from El Paso has verbally agreed to take on the number one ranked contender, Daniel Ponce De Leon, in a world title elimination boute.

Escalante Talks About Big Victory over Ruiz

Saturday, August 7: Friday night, Antonio Escalante became the fighter we all want to love, and now he could have a shot at a world title. Escalante, ranked the #2 WBA and WBC contender, defeated Edel Ruiz by TKO in the 3rd round.

8-Time Mr. Olympia Visits El Paso

Ronnie Coleman is an 8-time Mr. Olympia, and after 15 years of police work in Arlington, Texas, Coleman is now touring the country, as a motivational speaker and guest for many different types of clinics.

Escalante, Ruiz Weigh-In for Friday's Fight

Thursday, August 5: 7:30pm Friday Night at the Haskins Center, Antonio Escalante will meet Edel Ruiz in a NABA Featherweight Title Fight televised on Telefutura's Solo Boxeo. The two fighters weighed in at 126 pounds, and both made weight.

De La Hoya Talks About Escalante's Future

Wednesday, August 4: Former boxer turned promoter Oscar De La Hoya runs Golden Boy Promotions, a company that promotes dozens of fighters, one of them being El Paso's Antonio Escalante.

Ruiz Ready and Happy to Take on Escalante

Tuesday, August 3: Edel Ruiz is the NABA Featherweight Champion. Ruiz is 34-22-4 with 25 knockouts. In 1998, Ruiz won his first pro title, the Pacific Coast Bantamweight Crown, and hasn't stopped since.

Chuidioni Aims for X Games as Motocross Professional

Sunday, August 1:  Mike Chiudioni rides for Las Cruces Motorsports, but the 12-year Motocross veteran aims much higher, like the X Games in Los Angeles.  He has won a bunch of competitions, but is still not sure what the future holds

Richardson Coaches WNBA Game in front of President

Sunday, August 1: Former Bowie High School and Texas Western Miner Nolan Richardson coached his Tulsa Shock against the Washington Mystics today in Washington D.C., and the game was attended by President Barack Obama and his daughter, Sasha.

Motocross Gets Big Boost in the Borderland

Saturday, July 31: Motocross is seen as untapped in the Sun City, but that all could change with the creation of X Motoball, a combination course featuring Motocross and Paintball in Far East El Paso.

Livny Del Valle Ready for World Master Championships

Friday, July 30: Livny Del Valle, a 32-year old former Riverside swimmer who won 3 straight district and regional championships while in high school, has advanced to the FINA World Masters Championships in Grotenbordg, Sweden.

Trout Fishes For A Title

Austin Trout could be a World Champion in the next two months.  The Las Cruces Boxer talks with Fred Albers.

Escalante Works Out, Ready for Bout at Haskins Center

Wednesday, July 21: Featherweight Antonio Escalante is 23-2 with 13 knockouts, and will take on Edel Ruiz, Friday, August 6 at the Haskins Center. Escalante is #2 ranked featherweight in the world.

Nolan Struggles As Tulsa Coach

It has been a difficult summer for Nolan Richardson. The former Bowie Bear and UTEP Miner is head coach of the Tulsa Shock in the WNBA and his team is riding a 12 game losing streak.

Escalante to Meet Ruiz in Haskins Center

Wednesday, July 7: 25-year old Antonio Escalante has finally lined up a title fight, but not the one everybody hoped. Escalante will fight Edel Ruiz, August 6th at the Haskins Center, to be televised on Telefutura.