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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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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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