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Bellator 105: The Rumored Undercard Participants

Bellator 91 was arguably the biggest event in recent memory to happen on New Mexico soil but the show failed to propel a local into the spotlight of a regional "Star".

Fight fans listen up, Bellator MMA is headed back to New Mexico for the third time this year. This year has been a monumental year for Bellator MMA and the New Mexico MMA scene’s partnership as the top promotion has brought very solid fight cards for the February and July events. Bellator 91 and 97 featured title fights, notable promotional superstars and several high-profile local match-ups. ...

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Paes Out, Knudsen In Versus Holly Holm On October 11th

Boxer Holly Holm working with Coach Mike Winkeljohn

Retired Boxing World Champion Holly Holm was signed up to face the only woman who has ever defeated Christiane “Cyborg” Justino. “Cyborg” is the number one ranked 145-pound fighter in WMMA and only suffered a single set back in her eight year MMA career. That loss came at the hands of Erica Paes (2-2) who would snatch onto a kneebar ...

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A Tribute To Freddie Lux (1984-2013)

Mescalero Warrior Challenge - Wheeler  vs. Lux

It comes with great sadness to announce to our fight fans that Apex MMA fighter Freddie Lux has passed away. The 29-year old flyweight fighter passed away sometime this weekend, September 15th. There is no official information from any source or outlet as to the causes, just announcements and discussion on the social media forum. We have lost one of ...

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King of the Cage “Future Legends 18” Fight Card Taking Shape

Aaron Perls  vs. Shannon Curlee

King of the Cage is coming to the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 5th to host the event titled “Future Legends 18” which is a series of events that highlights amateur mixed martial arts fighters. While the card has not been finalized, several bouts have been scheduled while several others fighters still await match making. The ...

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The Day After Perspective: XFC 25 “Boiling Point”

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The Xtreme Fighting Championship (XFC) came to New Mexico for the very first time last night and the Florida base promotion got a glimpse of what New Mexico fight fans are all about. Albuquerque is debatably one of the “Mecca’s” of mixed martial arts. The area is a hot spot for some of the best fighters competing in mixed martial arts ...

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