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Bellator 91
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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 […]

Chandler vs Rickels
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Chandler and Rickels Make Weight – Bellator 97 Weigh-In Results

Bellator 97 – Chandler and Rickels Make Weight, As Do Askren and Koreschkov Bellator 97 Full Weigh-In Results Earlier today at The Stage inside the Santa Ana Star Casino in Bernalillo, New Mexico (just outside of Albuquerque) Bellator MMA held their weigh-ins for Wednesday night’s Bellator 97 card. The fights tomorrow night are highlighted by […]

Bellator 91
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Bellator 97: An Extensive Guideline 101

The time is fast approaching for the heavily anticipated Bellator 97 event to go down in Rio Rancho and SWFight.com is here to provide you with all the information you need to be best prepared for the July 31st event. After reading this Bellator 97: Guidelines 101 put together by our SWFight staff, we hope […]

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Bellator 97 Weigh Ins Tomorrow at The Stage in the Santa Ana Star Casino

Bellator 97 Weigh Ins Will Take Place Tuesday July 30th at The Stage The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator 97 will take place Tuesday at 5 p.m. MT at The Stage nightclub located inside the Santa Ana Star Casino in Bernalillo, New Mexico. Bellator 97 will take place Wednesday at the Santa Ana […]

Bellator Albuquerque
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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, […]

THE PIT
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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 […]

Michael Chandler
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Lightweight Champ Michael Chandler Faces David Rickels on Bellator 97 Card in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Two Championship Fights Stack Bellator 97 Card at Santa Ana Star Center July 31st Earlier today it was reported by MMAJunkie.com that Bellator’s undefeated lightweight champion Michael Chandler (11-0) will now be facing David Rickels (14-1), July 31st at the Santa Star Casino in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Chandler was originally supposed to face Dave […]