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Bellator 91

The Feb 28th 2013, Bellator XCI (91) broadcasting on Spike TV and held at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Fight Of The Year

Andres Quintana and Russell Wilson Put on a Technical Thriller at Bellator 91 There are dozens of fights that happen every year in this area, hundreds would most likely be more accurate to describe the volume of MMA fights that are put on by various promoters in different areas within the region. With the Albuquerque […]

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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Best Professional MMA Event

Over the time period spanning between February of 2008 to February of 2013, the New Mexico MMA scene had mostly been compiled of local promotions and the occasional one-off fight event. During that five-year period, the area was lacking a major MMA promotion in the region and since the WEC 32 show in 2008, failed […]

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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Submission Of The Year

Adrian Cruz Pulls Off Rare Scarf Hold Armlock at Bellator 91 The bar was set very high, very early on in 2013 for anyone hoping to have the Southwest’s “Submission Of The Year” award and it turned out the year’s first jaw-dropping submission would continue its dominance over the rest for about 10-months en route to […]

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Bellator 105: Undefeated Adrian Cruz Takes A Step Up In Competition

New Mexico has always been rich in the culture of combat sports and consistently has produced some of the premier talent in all of the world. In boxing, notables Johnny Tapia and Holly Holm exemplify the elite talent that hail from this area and in mixed martial arts, Carlos Condit and Diego Sanchez remain two […]

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Bellator 105 And Five Reasons Why It Should Matter To You

Fight Fans, we have less than a week before Bellator MMA returns for the third event of 2013 to be held inside the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. For those fortunate fans who were able to make it to February and July events, they know that when the Bellator promotion hosts […]

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Bellator 105: A Jiu Jitsu Specialist Meets Up With A KO Specialist

Jiu Jitsu is the martial art of which the entire sport was built upon back in the 1990’s when the Gracie Family represented by the legendary Royce Gracie would enter into the UFC’s Octagon for the first time and would go on to dominate the first several events with his technical and innovative style of […]

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Bellator 105: New Mexico Sends Two Big Men Into Action, Rocky Ramirez And Josh Lanier Draw Two Tough Opponents

As many fight fans know, Bellator 105 on October 25th will feature three fights featuring three of New Mexico’s most talented 135-pound fighters. Our state has grown accustomed to the influx of sub-155 pound fighters who often compete in the regional ranks. More often the not, local fight cards are filled with lighter weight match-ups […]

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Bellator 97: Russell Wilson steps in on short notice, replaces Steve Garcia against Shawn Bunch

There has been a late addition to the Bellator 97 fight card being held next Wednesday on July 31st. The event will be held inside the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho and is set to feature several prominent local MMA fighters including FIT NHB’s Frank Baca competing in the promotions Bantamweight Tournament. Expected […]

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SWFight.com lists the 6 best New Mexico MMA events

The rich history of New Mexico’s MMA scene dates back to the early 2000’s when King of the Cage was in full swing in Albuquerque and Diego Sanchez was the “Nightmare” as an undefeated top prospect representing the little known Jackson-Winklejohn gym in the inaugural season of the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter reality TV show. The […]

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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 […]