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Professional Boxer and New Mexico Native Holly Holm

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With a win against Oscar Valdez, Jason Sanchez Would Become the Sixth New Mexican to win a World Title

In Facing Oscar Valdez, Jason Sanchez Will be the 11th New Mexican to Fight for a World Title It will be a tall task for Jason Sanchez to dethrone undefeated WBO Featherweight Champion Oscar Valdez. In doing so, he will join an elite list of five other boxers from the state of New Mexico to […]

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SWFight.com’s Greatest Boxers and Mixed Martial Artists In New Mexico History

SWFight.com set to unveil its list of the Top 25 greatest boxers and mixed martial artists in New Mexico combat sports history We have exciting news fight fans! Southwest Fight News had been looking for a fun project that the fight community will enjoy reading and discussing and we believe we have found one that New Mexico fight […]

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Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Jan. 2 at MGM Grand

Ronda Rousey set to face Holly Holm at UFC 195 Early Friday morning, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced on Good Morning America that she will be fighting Albuquerque’s Holly Holm Jan. 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The news was later made official on UFC’s social media networks and website. The […]

Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington
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Holly Holm Will Make UFC Debut Against Raquel Pennington at UFC 181 in Las Vegas

Holly Holm’s First UFC Opponent Announced Three months after signing a five-fight deal with the UFC we finally know who Holly Holm will be making her UFC debut against. The former boxing pound for pound queen will be facing the number 14th ranked bantamweight Raquel Pennington (4-5) December 6th at UFC 181 in Las Vegas, Nevada. […]

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With A Looming Date With UFC Champion Rousey On The Horizon, Who Will Holm Pair Up With In Her UFC Debut?

As the MMA world continue to buzz over the UFC signing of Holly Holm, fight fans are now embracing the reality that “The Preacher’s Daughter” has joined the ranks of the UFC’s WMMA roster and are now beginning to ask questions about the details of the monumental announcement. The highlight reel of Holm’s devastating punches […]

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Holly Holm Signs With The UFC

It has finally happened. Holly Holm has signed with the UFC. Moments ago UFC President Dana White tweeted the news of “The Preacher’s Daughter” signing on to the sport of MMA’s premier promotion. White’s tweet read  “Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM”. Holm (7-0) has made quite the run on the regional circuit rattling off six […]

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UFC 170 And What It Meant For New Mexico Trained Fighters

  This past Saturday, the highly discussed UFC 170 event was held inside the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight card for UFC 170 was stacked with talent, notable names and exciting match-ups and when the dust cleared and settled, it has become apparent that several of the evening’s bout conclusions hold […]

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SWFight’s “New Mexico MMA Throwback Facts” – Women of NM MMA Edition

A few weeks ago, SWFight started a feature called “New Mexico MMA Throwback Facts” and was geared towards having fun exploring some often unknown facts from around the state’s combat scene so fight fans can enjoy. While it is well-known that the New Mexico fight scene is one of very rich culture, one facet of the culture […]

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“Havoc” Hayes Vs. Holm Primer: Main Event Features Devastating Strikers Against Seasoned Veteran Of WMMA

The women divisions within mixed martial arts are still on a progressive climb as the popularity of female fighters are surging upwards at a monumental pace. The year of 2013 has been arguably the biggest year for WMMA and with the emergence of superstar Ronda Rousey, the women now have a chance to shine brightly in […]

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A Recap Of This Afternoon’s “Havoc” Press Conference Featuring Holly Holm, Coach Mike Winkeljohn And Several Main Card Fighters

This afternoon, Fresquez Productions hosted their pre-fight press conference inside the Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The “Havoc” event is scheduled for Friday night and will feature Holly Holm taking on Angela Hayes in the main event with a ten-bout fight card set to fill up the evening’s festivities. Amongst the notable on […]