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Holm slated to fight in town Sept. 5

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City OKs $15K to sponsor boxing card

By David Giuliani

Albuquerque pro boxer Holly Holm may be coming to Las Vegas, with some help from the city.

On Wednesday, the Las Vegas City Council approved a request from Fresquez Productions for $15,000 to help sponsor a Holm fight set for early September. Her rival hasn’t been announced.

The money will come from a portion the city’s lodger’s taxes, which are assessed to motel bills.

The council voted 3-1 for the $15,000; Councilwoman Diane Moore dissented. Moore said she would rather the issue go through the lodger's tax board first.


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