Warriorz on the Rez
July 31, 2021 | 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Doors 10AM | Amateur Event 12PM | Professional Event 6PM
Get ready for an epic day of boxing at Inn of the Mountain Gods on Saturday, July 31. Covid-safe practices will be in place and masks are recommended, not required.
Josh “Pitbull” Torres 22-7-2 | 13 KOs | Welterweight
Josh “Pitbull” Torres was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is a family man with a wife and two sons. A crowd favorite, he is one of New Mexico’s most popular fighters. He currently holds the WBC Latino Championship belt and the NM State Welterweight Championship.
Abel Mendoza 29-0 | 22 KOs | Featherweight
Abel Mendoza was born in Mexico but currently resides in El Paso, Texas. He is undefeated and is on the fast track to becoming the next World Champion. He won the WBC FecarBox Championship in December 2019.
Antonio Escalante 29-10 | 20 KOs | Super Featherweight
Antonio Escalante was also born in Mexico and currently resides in El Paso, Texas. Although he has had his battles outside the ring, he is a fierce Mexican fighter in the ring. Antonio formerly held the USA Texas State Super Bantam Title and the WBO NABO Super Bantam Title. He is on a journey to become a champion once again.
Johnny Tapia Jr. | Making his amateur debut
Johnny Tapia Jr., born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is making his amateur boxing debut at Inn of the Mountain Gods. As the son of legendary American professional boxer Johnny Tapia, he plans on continuing his father’s legacy. He is fighting his first fight at 140 lbs. His late father, the great Mi Vida Loca, held five world titles in three different weight classes. He is hailed as New Mexico’s most beloved fighter in boxing history!
Johnny Niccolai Tapia | Making his amateur debut
Johnny Niccolai Tapia is the youngest son of the legendary fighter – Johnny Tapia. Nicco will be making his Amateur debut on July 31 at the Inn of the Mountain Gods. This will be a historical moment, as it’s the first time Johnny’s sons will fight on the same card at the same event!
Mescalero Entertainment Calendar
If you’re planning a trip to our New Mexico resort be sure to check out the Inn of the Mountain Gods concerts and events calendar for our full entertainment and concert schedule and grab your tickets to the next show!