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Bellator 105: Frank Baca Draws Grappling Wizard In Second Bellator Bout

Sometimes a fighter comes to a cross roads where he can walk down one of two paths; one path leads the fighter down an easy road where the opponent might not be overly formidable but it almost certainly leads to a victory. The other option is often much less desirable as it leads to a […]

Rocky Ramirez
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Bellator 105: “Angry Aztec” Gets The Nod For A “Fast” Match-Up At 185-Pounds

When your back is against the wall, fighters often come out in a fight strong as ever in order to right the ship so-to-speak. With the competitive level in MMA constantly increasing it become very easy to find yourself staring at consecutive defeats on the verge of falling into a label of a sub-.500 fighter.  And while […]

Steve Garcia
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Bellator 105: Lutrell MMA Standout Dealt “Great” Task In Debut Bellator Fight

Sometimes it takes years for fighters to get their big break and so many talented athletes don’t ever come across those very special opportunities that can really propel you into the spotlight. As a fight promotion, Bellator MMA has been a proving grounds of sorts for dozens and dozens of athletes who were looking for […]

Angelo Sanchez
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Angelo Sanchez Makes Sacrifices for Shot at Success at Bellator 105

For most local fighters training can feel like a full time job. For Angelo Sanchez it has become just that. On Mondays, Sanchez makes the hour-plus drive from his hometown of Pojoaque to Albuquerque, where during the week he trains at three different gyms Albuquerque Kickboxing, Lovato’s Total Fitness, and Gracie Barra New Mexico. The […]

Bellator 91
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Bellator 105 And Five Reasons Why It Should Matter To You

Fight Fans, we have less than a week before Bellator MMA returns for the third event of 2013 to be held inside the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. For those fortunate fans who were able to make it to February and July events, they know that when the Bellator promotion hosts […]

Josh Lanier
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Bellator 105: A Jiu Jitsu Specialist Meets Up With A KO Specialist

Jiu Jitsu is the martial art of which the entire sport was built upon back in the 1990’s when the Gracie Family represented by the legendary Royce Gracie would enter into the UFC’s Octagon for the first time and would go on to dominate the first several events with his technical and innovative style of […]

Rocky Ramirez
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Bellator 105: New Mexico Sends Two Big Men Into Action, Rocky Ramirez And Josh Lanier Draw Two Tough Opponents

As many fight fans know, Bellator 105 on October 25th will feature three fights featuring three of New Mexico’s most talented 135-pound fighters. Our state has grown accustomed to the influx of sub-155 pound fighters who often compete in the regional ranks. More often the not, local fight cards are filled with lighter weight match-ups […]

Adrian Cruz
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Bellator 105 Features A Trio Of New Mexico’s Very Best 135-Pound Fighters

Bellator MMA is coming back to New Mexico for the third time this year. After successful shows in February and July, the promotion is scheduled to bring the New Mexico fight fans yet another stacked card full of action set to go down inside Rio Rancho’s Santa Ana Star Center. Arguably the story of the […]

Travis Marx
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Bellator 105 adds Travis Marx To An Already Stacked Fight Card

If we are talking about flying under the radar; how about Bellator MMA’s Travis Marx punching, kicking and kneeing his way into the finals of the Bantamweight tournament scheduled to conclude on October 25th in Rio Rancho? It was almost as if Marx, a former coach at Jackson’s MMA and veteran of the Jackson’s MMA […]

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Bellator 105: Frank Baca returns to action against Luis Alberto Nogueira

Bellator 105 has added another New Mexico local to the official fight card and local fight fans should gain some exciting buzz out of this announcement. FIT NHB’s Frank Baca (16-3) will return to the Bellator cage to take on a very tough opponent in Luis Alberto “Betao” Nogueira (15-3). The match up will be […]