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2017 SWFight.com MMA Fighter of the Year: Nicco Montano

FIT NHB’s Nicco Montano captured the Inaugural 125-pound Flyweight UFC Championship after winning “The Ultimate Fighter” and starting the year relatively unknown to the combat sports world. Though a list of fighters could have won this award this year, I don’t think there is a better story than that of Nicco Montano (5-2) and her rise to the top of the ...

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Nicco Montano to follow in the footsteps of Dodson, Sanchez with a win at The Ultimate Fighter Finale

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FIT NHB’s Nicco Montano (3-2) was a “dark horse” so-to-speak when it was announced she would compete on the current season of “The Ultimate Fighter”. As most fight fans are aware, TUF is a reality television show put on by the UFC that locks up a dozen or more fighters inside a house in Las Vegas for several weeks as they train and compete ...

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Ray Borg’s Journey To The Pinnacle Of the Sport Fighting MMA’s Best Flyweight – Part One

The landscape of mixed martial arts was vastly different in 2011. Jackson’s MMA Series hosted their sixth show and featured headliner Joey Villasenor. Evolution Combat Sports had just put on three shows that year, namely ECSC 2 that featured Angelica Chavez and Joby Sanchez. King of the Cage had established itself as a premier stomping grounds for competition as the ...

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Local New Mexico Combat Athletes Share Their Predictions for Mayweather vs. McGregor

The talk of the sport’s world for the last six weeks have been centered around the combat sport super fight to be contested in the confines of boxing’s squared circle. Later tonight, UFC Champion Conor McGregor will make his professional boxing debut against a fighter many consider the best to ever strap on the boxing gloves, Floyd Mayweather. The super fight ...

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By The Numbers: Getting to know the locals of LFA 10

It is fight week for a handful of New Mexico based athletes this week as we approach tomorrow night’s Legacy Fighting Alliance event being held in Pueblo, Colorado in the Massari Arena. The event’s official date is April 21st and will feature some of the area’s best talents from the level of up-and-coming all the way to established veteran. A ...

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UFC 193: Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Official weigh-in

Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

UFC 193 Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Weigh-in Live Stream Looking for today’s UFC 193 weigh-in between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Catch the weigh-in stream below starting at 3pmMT/5pmET live from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia… Photo: Michael Dodge/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

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