Buffalo Thunder is once again set to host Holmes Boxing May 12th and the card is headlined by Espanola’s Antonio “Tone” Martinez against El Paso’s Gabriel Rodriguez
Martinez has won 8 of his last 10 fights, including 5 wins over MMA fighters. In January, Martinez rebounded from a decision loss to Gabriel Guiterrez, with a decision win over Gene Perez. A win at Night of Fury, would be Martinez’s first over a fighter with a winning record. The Pat Holmes trained fighter has a big right hand and scored the knock out in 66% of his victories. Rodriguez has picked all his wins by decision, including defeating Roswell’s Javier Cepeda & Belen’s Gene Perez.
Coming off a TKO of Ricardo Reyes, Santa Domingo Peueblo’s Aaron Martinez collides with Albuquerque’s Everardo Lopez. In a women’s feature attraction Espanola’s undefeated Leanna Martinez tangles with Albuquerque’s Karina Solares, who’s making her pro debut.
A pair of fighters from JacksonWink MMA will step into the ring for the first time against a pair from El Paso. Bellator vet, Rio Rancho’s Steve “Mean Machine” Garcia (7-2 in MMA) takes on Marcus Rodriguez & Chicago Native Maurice “The Hulk” Jackson (7-2 in MMA ) squares off with Gabriel Rodriguez.
The McClain family send another one into the pro ranks as Jake McClain of Rio Rancho, will meet Loretto Olivas of Santa Fe.