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A few reasons why the MMA “The Proving Grounds” Documenatry is a must watch

If you are a fan of mixed martial arts or combat sports in general and you appreciate the deeper aspects of MMA, then “The Proving Grounds” documentary is very simply a “must-watch”. The documentary details in-depth the Jackson-Winklejohn MMA coaches and fighters as well as the inner-workings of the world famous martial arts gym. The documentary styled film was directed ...

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One of Jiu Jitsu’s Premier Talents, Roberto “Tussa” Alencar is a Hidden Gem in Albuquerque

Albuquerque has a hidden gem flying under the radar of most while being heavily respected by many. Gracie Barra’s Roberto “Tussa” Camargo de Alencar is quietly one of the most successful Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors in the world and he is housed right here in one of the richest combat sports cultured towns, Albuquerque. With lineage directly linked to the ...

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Bellator 97 Main Card Bouts And Undercard Rumors

Fight fans are in for a treat when Bellator MMA brings their summer series to New Mexico. On July 31st, Bellator 97 will be live inside the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho for a show that is absolutely stacked with talent from the main event to the rumored local undercard. This past February, Bellator 91 marked Bellator MMA’s ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series XI fight card features full line up of exciting bouts

Last week, we announced the upcoming Jackson’s MMA Series XI event. The August 10th event will be held inside the Tingley Coliseum in the Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds. The eleventh installment of the popular MMA event will be the first of 2013 and includes twelve scheduled bouts featuring several fighters from the Jackson-Winklejohn camp as well as fighters from surrounding ...

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SWFight.com’s 1/2 Year Awards For 2013 (MMA Edition)

We are past the mid-way point of 2013 and the action from within New Mexico or featuring New Mexico fighters has been incredible. Our state has hosted several events including Bellator MMA back in February, Triple-A-MMA in April and a recent King of the Cage event in downtown Albuquerque. We have had fighters compete in several regional promotions as well as nationally in the ...

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King of the Cage “East vs. West” Results: East captures KOTC Gold, Sosa fight cancled and exciting night of undercard fights

King of the Cage is live inside the Sunshine Theater tonight June 22nd, featuring a whole slew of exciting match ups and local fighters. Headlining the event is Albuquerque’s Cody East fighting Nick Rossborough for the promotions Heavyweight Title. Also on the card, FIT NHB’s Tim Sosa who will be making his pro debut against Curtis Johnson. As always SWFight.com ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series XI set for August 10th

The Jackson’s MMA Series is ready for its 2013 debut! In a press release sent out today, it has been confirmed that the popular MMA series is scheduled for its first show of the year. On August 10th, the Jackson’s MMA Series XI will be live inside Expo New Mexico’s Tingley Coliseum and will feature a jam-packed card full of ...

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King of the Cage “Attrition” Results: Hobbs, Lowe come out with submission wins

This past Saturday on June 15th, King of the Cage was live inside the Ute Mountain Casino in Towoac, Colorado. The event titled “Attrition” featured one professional bout and a solid slew of amateur bouts. Headlining the event, Colorado’s Grant Hobbs opposed Tucumcari’s Joseph Salazar and amongst the New Mexican’s on the card were Nikki Lowe, Amanda Lovato, Charlie Williams ...

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