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How Could The UFC Sellout A Venue If They Come Back For Round Two?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its long-awaited debut in Albuquerque, New Mexico last weekend and boy, oh boy was it an event to remember. Whether the memories of UFC Fight Night 42 were negative or positive, the Rustam Khabilov vs. Ben Henderson headlined event was definitely an event to create tremendous amounts of content for […]

King of the Cage "Driven"
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The Monday Morning Recap

It was one of the busiest weekends in recent memory for the Southwest’s combat community as there was so much going on all-around the world. Boxing and MMA, regional shows and the UFC; New Mexico especially had so much going on that we as a staff couldn’t touch on everything going on despite our best […]

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Busy Weekend Schedule For New Mexico Combat Sports – What To Watch For

We should all know by now that New Mexico is a centralized focal point for combat sports world-wide but this weekend may in fact send local combat sports supporters into a frenzy. From World Title Boxing fights to top women MMA prospect and from up-and-comer headed to veteran of WMMA competing for the UFC; this […]

Holly Holm
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Holly Holm faces toughest test due to date in MMA career tonight at Legacy FC 21 against Allanna Jones

Tonight July 19th, Albuquerque’s Holly Holm will have her toughest challenge as a mixed martial artist when she faces off with Allana “Hands of Stone” Jones at the Legacy FC 21 which will be held in Houston’s Arena Theater. Holm (3-0) will be stepping just outside state lines to compete which is very uncharacteristic of […]

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A few reasons why the MMA “The Proving Grounds” Documenatry is a must watch

If you are a fan of mixed martial arts or combat sports in general and you appreciate the deeper aspects of MMA, then “The Proving Grounds” documentary is very simply a “must-watch”. The documentary details in-depth the Jackson-Winklejohn MMA coaches and fighters as well as the inner-workings of the world famous martial arts gym. The […]

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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 […]

Holly Holm signs with Legacy FC
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Holly Holm Signs with Legacy Fighting Championship, Will Make Debut in July

Holly Holm Signs four-fight deal with Texas-based Legacy Fight Championship The former women’s pound for pound boxing queen has found a temporary home in MMA. Holly Holm (3-0) has signed a four-fight deal with Legacy Fighting Championship where she will make her debut at Legacy FC 21 in the Arena Theater in Houston, Texas on […]

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Two Jackson-Winklejohn fighters featured on UFC 159 undercard, both sitting at significant points in their career

On April 28th, perhaps MMA’s most significant fight will take place as Albuquerque trained and UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones (17-1) will take on the trash talking and wrestling standout Chael Sonnen (27-12-1) in a World Title fight at UFC 159. The event will take place inside the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and […]

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Leonard Garcia Looks to Show Skills and Not Heart At UFC 155

There are fighters that  fans will always pay to see because of the sheer entertainment value they know they will witness from them. In boxing, up until his retirement this weekend, it was Jorge Arce, in mixed martial arts that fighter is arguably Leonard Garcia. Since first making his debut with the UFC against Roger […]