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FIT NHB Battlegrounds Smoker set for April 12th

There will be more exciting martial arts action coming for Albuquerque when the popular gym FIT NHB will host one of their very successful smokers. On Friday, April 12th BATTLEGROUNDS XIII will be live inside the gym in downtown Albuquerque. Weigh ins for the event will be held on Thursday at 7 PM and the doors will open Friday at ...

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Judgement MMA & Fitness smoker moved to April 6th

A little bit of re-scheduling for the upcoming kickboxing smoker hosted by Judgement MMA & Fitness. The Rio Rancho martial arts gym will move their second smoker one week later for an April 6th planned date. According to the Judgement MMA’s Facebook page, the change was cited to accommodate the Easter weekend at the end of March. The gym put ...

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Week In Reflection: Bellator 91 & UFC On Fuel 8 Recap

The dust has settled from a very interesting past week of MMA action significant to New Mexico. Last Thursday, Rio Rancho hosted Bellator MMA inside the Santa Ana Star Center for the Bellator 91 event. Then days later, the UFC hosted a show in Japan that featured some fighters who train out of Albuquerque’s Jackson-Winklejohn gym. SWFight.com is here to ...

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SWFight.com’s “Opinion Round Up” – Bellator 91 Edition

With Bellator 91 getting closer as each day goes by the anticipation is mounting in New Mexico. Tomorrow, New Mexico fight fans will be treated to Bellator MMA’s big time show being held at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. The night’s festivities will be highlighted by Bellator’s Light Heavyweight title fight between champion Christian M’Pumbu taking on ...

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Why Is New Mexico Still A Long Shot To Play Host To A Potential UFC Event?

It is well-known that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the pinnacle of MMA. From employing just about every fighter within the world top-10 rankings in just about every weight class from 125-pounds to heavyweight and having the most successful pay-per-view model currently in combat sports; the UFC is the sport’s biggest and brightest stage and yet, the promotion has ...

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Intrigue and style mismatch highlight UFC 158 fight between Carlos Condit and Johny Hendricks

UFC 158 was billed as a Welterweight extravaganza with so many top tier welterweights highlighting the event on March 16th in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. However, after some breaking news this week of an injury to one of the premier fighters included, it was starting to look like that was falling apart. As SWFight.com reported, Johny Hendricks (14-1) will step in ...

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Bellator 91 Updates: Sanchez and Chavez out, Weathers in and Holm’s opponent named

Holm’s Bellator Opponent Named Some prominent updates coming our way concerning Bellator 91 scheduled for February 28th inside the Santa Ana Star Center. The card is stacked with local fighters from all different parts of New Mexico and representing several prominent gyms. One of the most exciting and intriguing additions to Bellator 91 was the announcement of Holly Holm, the ...

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