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SWFN Visits FIT NHB
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Bellator 97: Baca enters 135-pound tournament, Sanchez featured on undercard

It is well known to regional fight fans that the FIT NHB gym is full of premier MMA talent. The downtown Albuquerque gym features King of the Cage Champion Brenda Gonzales and exciting UFC Lightweight Tim Means. The coaching staff of Jon Judy, Tom and Arlene Vaughn have produced quality talent on the regional and […]

Bellator Albuquerque
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Bellator 97: Two local fighters take on two accomplished wrestlers

Wrestling has become the staple of success for mixed martial artists and it can be seen best when a fan gazes over the top rankings. With a quick gaze over, one would find that in each division there is at least a handful of fighters on the list that have extensive wrestling backgrounds. Amongst those […]

Bellator 91
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Bellator 97 In Rio Rancho Officially Announced With Full Fight Card

Bellator 97 has been formally announced to return to the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. The Bellator MMA event will take place on Wednesday July 31st at 4:00 PM. In today’s press conference it was confirmed that eight New Mexico fighters would be fighting on the undercard and while some of the fights […]

Bellator Albuquerque
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Bellator 97 Main Card Bouts And Undercard Rumors

Fight fans are in for a treat when Bellator MMA brings their summer series to New Mexico. On July 31st, Bellator 97 will be live inside the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho for a show that is absolutely stacked with talent from the main event to the rumored local undercard. This past February, […]

THE PIT
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SWFight.com lists the 6 best New Mexico MMA events

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 […]

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SWFight.com’s 1/2 Year Awards For 2013 (MMA Edition)

We are past the mid-way point of 2013 and the action from within New Mexico or featuring New Mexico fighters has been incredible. Our state has hosted several events including Bellator MMA back in February, Triple-A-MMA in April and a recent King of the Cage event in downtown Albuquerque. We have had fighters compete in several regional […]

Bellator Albuquerque
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“King Mo”, Jacob Noe set to face off in tournament finals at Bellator 97 in Rio Rancho

Bellator MMA is bringing the finals of their Light-Heavyweight tournament to New Mexico and last night in Thackerville, Oklahoma two fighters punched their tickets to the Bellator 97 event. Bellator MMA is best known for their tournament formats that build fighters up over the course of their “seasons” to identify the top contender for the […]

Michael Chandler
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Lightweight Champ Michael Chandler Faces David Rickels on Bellator 97 Card in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Two Championship Fights Stack Bellator 97 Card at Santa Ana Star Center July 31st Earlier today it was reported by MMAJunkie.com that Bellator’s undefeated lightweight champion Michael Chandler (11-0) will now be facing David Rickels (14-1), July 31st at the Santa Star Casino in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Chandler was originally supposed to face Dave […]

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Bellator MMA returns to Rio Rancho on July 31st

Bellator MMA is headed back to Rio Rancho, New Mexico! Following the success of Bellator 91 which was held on February 28th, the high profile MMA promotion returns to Rio Rancho’s Santa Ana Star Center on July 31st for another installment of their popular events. The show is billed to feature another title fight as […]

MMA Summer Showdown
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Big fights on the horizon for several New Mexico trained athletes

Coming up later this week, SWFight.com compiled a four-fighter list where we listed who we thought had the opportunity to make an impact in the near future and compete for world title contention. We discussed potential championship caliber fighters Rustam Khabilov who had high praise from his Head Coach Greg Jackson, John Dodson, who has […]