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Torres and Zamora Take Easy Wins at Johnny Tapia Presents 4

The fourth installment of Johnny Tapia Presents: The Next Chapter 4, Friday night at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico, saw a five-fight card filled with one-sided performances. In the evenings main event Albuquerque’s top welterweight Josh Torres took an easy unanimous decision over Amarillo, Texas’, Marcus Brashears. The Texan was reluctant to come out of his turtle-shelled ...

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Chinaco MMA Mexico: Quick Results

Chinaco MMA Mexico Falon Ring def. Jesus Alejandro by 1st round RNC Maxwell Spiller (Mean1) def. Jesus Orta(Nunez Martial Arts/10th planet Juarez) by 1st round submission Dustin Center defeats Gabriel Valles by north-south submission at 1:06 1st round. Sage Evridge def. Joaquin Grajeda by 1st round RNC Kevin Croom def. Javier Lujan by 1st round verbal submission due to strikes ...

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Donald Cerrone faces off with K.J. Noons at UFC 160 with divisional relavence on the line

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone

On Saturday May 25th, Albuquerque will be sending off two fistfuls of dynamite into the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 160. Jackson-Winklejohn product Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (19-5) will be taking his exciting kickboxing into the octagon to face off against Strikeforce standout K.J. Noons (11-6). Expected to be on the main card portion of the PPV event, Cerrone has ...

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NMEF 46 “Made for War” set to feature two local fighters and a few recognizable faces

The No Mercy Extreme Fighting promotion in Colorado Springs is set to feature some local fighters as well as some recognizable faces to the New Mexico regional MMA fight fans on their upcoming NMEF 46 “Made For War” fight card. The promotion runs a regular series labeled “Annihilation” and this event marks the 46th installment. Scheduled for June 28th inside the ...

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Big fights on the horizon for several New Mexico trained athletes

Coming up later this week, SWFight.com compiled a four-fighter list where we listed who we thought had the opportunity to make an impact in the near future and compete for world title contention. We discussed potential championship caliber fighters Rustam Khabilov who had high praise from his Head Coach Greg Jackson, John Dodson, who has already been minutes from the ...

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Fight Introduction: Keep an eye out for Jordan Espinosa

When you train in New Mexico for combat sports, it is easy to fly under the radar and become slightly overshadowed by the high volume of talented fighters being housed in our state. Each prominent local gym is lined with talented, hardworking individuals and it becomes nearly impossible to stay focused or remain current with one single individual. With that ...

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Judgment MMA’s Amanda Lovato, Albuquerque Kickboxing’s Malia Yee highlight Triple-A-MMA: “Win to get in”

Amanda Lovato from Albuquerque's Judgment MMA

Every MMA event has a headliner and that headliner is the feature attraction the fight card. However, in so many occasions there are other notable competitors on the undercard who aren’t rewarded with the shine the main event headliners receive. On Sunday afternoon, Triple-A-MMA’s “Win to get in” event will feature a solid main event featuring locals Felipe Chavez and ...

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