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

Nicco Montano TUF 26

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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Michelle Waterson to Make UFC Debut Against Angela Magana

Angela Magana vs. Michelle Waterson

Michelle Waterson Scheduled to Face Angela Magana at TUF 21 Finale Two days after signing with the UFC, Albuquerque-based fighter, Michelle Waterson already has an opponent for her promotional debut. According to MMAWeekly, Waterson will be facing Farmington, N.M.’s Angela Magana at Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale (aka The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians Finale) on July 12, 2015 at a venue to ...

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Albuquerque Boxer Alan Sanchez Dead at age 25

Alan Sanchez

Boxer ‘El Alacrán’ Alan Sanchez Killed in Rollover Today the New Mexico boxing community is grieving the loss of one of its own. Early Thursday morning, New Mexico boxer Alan Sanchez was killed in an automobile accident in Albuquerque’s South Valley. According to Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials, the 25-year-old Sanchez, was traveling southbound on Coors when his vehicle crossed the ...

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