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Damacio Page KO of the Year
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Cody East, Damacio Page Blast Their Way To Legacy Championships

Damacio Page wins Legacy Flyweight Title with KO of the Year Blow It took the crowd of about 1,000 Friday night inside the Route 66 Casino just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico a while to get warmed up to the action from Legacy Fighting Championships 36 two-title fight card. The igniter was a huge over […]

East vs Lewis - Legacy FC 36
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Legacy FC 36 Weigh-In Results and Video

Cody East and Damacio Page Make Weight for Legacy FC 36 Championship Fights Earlier today the co-promoted Legacy Fighting Championship and Fresquez Productions Legacy FC 36 card weigh-in took place inside the Legends Theater at the Route 66 Casino just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The headlining fighters main event, Cody East and Vernon Lewis easily […]

Cody East and Damacio Page Legacy Poster
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Legacy FC 36 Weigh-In Today at Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque

The Route 66 Casino, just west of Albuquerque, New Mexico, will host Legacy Fighting Championship’s Legacy FC 36 weigh-in Thursday afternoon at 2PM. The card features several fighters with New Mexico ties; this includes the two headlining championship matches as Albuquerque’s Cody East faces Vernon Lewis of Texas for the Legacy Heavyweight title in the […]

Jordan Espinosa
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Legacy FC 36: Jordan Espinosa & “Barata” de Freitas battle for Flyweight bragging rights

This Friday night at the Route 66 Casino, the Legacy FC promotion will return to New Mexico for their second show in “The Land of Enchantment”. The fight card is full of New Mexico’s top talent but may be most notable for the first event that Fresquez Productions (co-)promotes without Holly Holm atop the billing. In […]

Damacio Page
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Legacy FC 36 Announced For October 17 At The Route 66 Casino

This afternoon, a press conference was held at the Tia Juanita restaurant to announce Legacy FC 36 to be held in Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The fight card was stacked full of local talent from New Mexico and Legacy FC in partnership with Fresquez Productions will start their run of events in the post-Holly Holm era in […]

flyweights grand prix 2014
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SWFight Vs. Low Blow Face-Off: Who Is New Mexico’s Premier Flyweight Talent

2014 New Mexico Flyweight Grand Prix What would a 125lb New Mexico Flyweight Grand Prix tournament look like? As many fight fans already know, Southwest Fight News has worked very diligently over the last couple of years to become the premier provider for all of your combat sports news, coverage and analysis. From covering live […]

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XFC 25 “Boiling Point”: South Valley’s Own Angelica Chavez Faces Off With Stephanie Skinner

The fans of MMA in New Mexico know that our region is full of talented women fighters who are continually making a name for themselves in promotions across the country. From promotions like Invicta FC based in Kansas City to Texas based Legacy FC; women are finally getting their shine after the men have been […]

Rafael Barata Freitas
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The Ultimate Fighter 18 Cast Revealed

In just a few short weeks, the Ultimate Fighter reality series will continue for its eighteenth season. TUF 18 is expected to debut on September 4th on the FOX Sports 1 cable network and will feature the first ever co-ed season. The show will see 16 male and 16 female Bantamweights (135-pounds) fighting for their […]

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The Jackson’s MMA Series XI In Reflection

The year’s first Jackson’s MMA Series concluded on Saturday night and depending on an individual’s perspective the event was full of success, heartbreak, excitement and intrigue. The action packed card delivered decisions, submissions and knockouts while also providing upsets and triumph alike. Heading into the event, much of the buzz surrounding the eleventh installment of the […]

Josh Montoya
Alchemy BJJ, ANK / Santa Fe Muay Thai, Barataplata, Chavez Dojo, Evolution Combat Sports, Evolution Combat Sports Championships, Evolution Combat Sports: Friday Night Fights, Gracie Barra, Joshua Montoya (MMA), Melcor "Grandmaster" Chavez, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Rafael "Barata" Freitas, presents MMA Matchmaker: The rematch between Joshua Montoya and Rafael de Freitas is excited to introduce a new feature to the site! We will periodically be playing the role of match maker and creating dream match ups between local fighters where we will take a look at each fighter’s style, career and opponent comparison. While the fighters will be assessed as accurate as possible, the outcomes […]