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Josh Montoya
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Memory Lane: Joshua “The Destroya” Montoya Discusses His Greatest Opponents

At just 23-years old, Santa Fe’s Joshua Montoya is already a true veteran of mixed martial arts. Actively competing for the past nine years, Montoya has dabbed his hands not only into mixed martial arts but into boxing and Jiu Jitsu competition. Representing his own academy, the Alchemy BJJ Head Coach is somewhat of an enigma in […]

New Mexico MMA For 2014
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Five Possible “Superfights” We’d Like To See In 2014

With a new year comes new opportunities. After an exciting 2013 for local MMA fans, we can now start gazing towards a new year of potentially even more excitement. With the emergence of Bellator MMA in New Mexico to compliment the local promotions who have already made their mark in the area, fans should be […]

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 […]

Adrian Cruz
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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 […]

Eugene Fadiora
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Eugene Fadiora defeats Keith Berry in United States and Bellator Debut

Last night at Bellator 105 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Eugene Fadiora from the United Kingdom defeated K.O. artist Keith Berry via second round technical knockout. The bout marked the first time Fariora, has fought in the United States after a 13 win and 1 loss career in the […]

Steve Garcia
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The Next Day Perspective: Bellator 105

Bellator MMA has concluded its third event in New Mexico for 2013 and it was an up and down evening of knockouts, submissions and decisions. It has been the case for the three events to have some solid action and very notable discussion points when all the bouts have finished and the dust has cleared. […]

Bellator 91
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Bellator 105 Live Results And Play-By-Play

Tonight is the night for Bellator 105 inside the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Orhtrus Promotions in conjunction with Bellator MMA is invading Rio Rancho for the third time in 2013. Amongst the notable local competitors set to compete are Adrian Cruz, Steve Garcia and Frank Baca. The main card features […]

Steve Garcia
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Bellator 105: Are our New Mexico Fighters Entering Tonight’s Event As The Underdogs?

Bellator 105 is set to go down later this evening and as per the status quo of the two prior events held here in New Mexico, the undercard will be loaded with local talent. The preliminary portion of Bellator MMA fight cards have become a very large stage for fighters to take the next step […]

Adrian Cruz
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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 […]