North Texas Fisticuffs Newsflash

News breaks quickly in these parts and as such North Texas Fisticuffs works hard to bring you the up to the minute coverage that you have come to know and repsect.  In this sepcial newsflash addition of Roland’s Recap, Roland gives you the updates from the regional Silver Gloves, Dallas Golden Glove info, along with […]

Roland’s Recap Episode 6

In this week’s episode of Roland’s Recap we get a one on one exclusive interview with the man himself, Luis Yanez.  See what Olympic boxer and undefeated prospect had to say about his plans in the ring as well as his newfound love of being a DJ.  


Charles Hatley Added to Feb 4 Fight Card in Fort Worth

It probably could go without saying that undefeated Oak Cliff prospect Charles “The Future” Hatley is a beast in the ring.  In fact, if you don’t know that fact then obviously you haven’t been reading this site.  The pride of Dallas has been one of the most active fighters here in North Texas and perhaps […]

Anthony Njokuani to Make UFC Debut at UFC 128

There are certain events that I have witnessed in my years in the fight game that will always resonate with me.  The brutality of James Freeman vs. Franco Dunmoodie (RIP), the war of attrition that was Will Florentino vs. Jacob Ortiz, or the savage beauty of Durwyn Lamb’s knockout of Damon Phillips are all moments […]


Zebra Mats to Sponsor a Texas Grappling Team

In my brief dabbling with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) one thing immediately the one thing that stood out more than anything was the reverence to the martial art by its practitioners.  Sure, you could say that about any of the martial arts.  Boxers revere boxing, muay thai fighters revere muay thai, but there is a transcendent […]

Roberto Marroquin Returns to Action Jan. 22

(Photo © Edward Garza/ Part of the beauty of living in the DFW Metroplex is being up close and personal to the assent of our local fighters.  In the world of the “Sweet Science” a plethora of noteworthy fighters are quickly making their names known on the national level.  Fighters such as Charles Hatley, Luis […]

Roland’s Recap Episode 5

As we enter into the Christmas season it is time to stop and reflect on those who love and support us in all facets of life.  For those of us in the combative sports world, family is an integral part of any success gained.  In this special edition of “Roland’s Recap” we speak Virginia Gaytan, […]

Roland’s Recap Episode 4

In this holiday edition of Roland’s Recap, North Texas Fisticuffs was on the scene in Princeton, TX to speak with Knuckle Up Boxing club founder Joby Gaytan.  


USA SWA LBC Box-Off Tournament Champions

After three spirited days of all-action boxing, the following men and women solidified their place as regional representatives.  The team will travel to Lubbock, TX next month to compete.  Special consideration has to be given to Premier Boxing Club and Fuzzy’s Taco Shop for hosting and sponsoring this past weekend’s tournament. 108 lbs – Oscar […]

RIP Victor Flores

One of the beautiful things about our local fight community is the shared kinship exhibited between fighters, handlers, family members, etc..  When tragedy befalls one of your brothers and sisters in arms one can count on the support and compassion of all individuals who operate within our unique circle.  All of which is why I […]

Roland’s Recap – Episode 3

Roland Gamez and North Texas Fisticuffs were on hand at the SWA LBC Box-Offs this past weekend at Premier Boxing Club covering the awesome amateur boxing scene here in North Texas.  Check it out as Roland breaks down the weekend’s action.

Results from the SWA LBC Box-Off

Fort Worth – Few things in life can be considered as enjoyable as catching a tournament hosted by Premier Boxing Club.  In fact, there is a certain level of expectation when Ricky Sanchez and his dedicated team decide to take the helm of a tournament.  Boxing fans can expect a great event with great matches […]

Roland’s Recap Episode 2 – Rafael Casias

Widely considered one of the premier MMA training facilities in all of Texas, Fitness Fight Factory continues to produce a number of talented professional and amateur MMA fighters.  Our very own Roland Gamez was on hand at Fitness Fight Factory this week to interview gym owner/boxer/trainer Rafael Casias.  Check out this week’s edition of Roland’s […]

North Texas Notebook

While there may not be any live fights taking place in the DFW Metroplex this month that doesn’t mean that local area fighters are not in the midst of gearing up for a productive 2011. Colleyville’s very own “Brutal” Johnny Bedford will be fighting in the main event of the Jackson MMA Series pro-am card […]

Roland’s Recap Ep. 1 – North Texas Boxing Calendar

As we announced yesterday, the venerable Roland Gamez has officially joined our talented group of individuals here at North Texas Fisticuffs.  Gamez will be hosting a series of video segments entitled “Roland’s Recap.”  So without further ado I proudly present to you the first episode of “Roland’s Recap” exclusively seen here at North Texas Fisticuffs. […]