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Southwest Fight News Monthly Awards For February 2014

Month two of 2014 is in the books and chalk up another buzz-worthy month of combat sports action. From nationally televised boxing action to some local MMA, the combat schedule for February may have been less busy then January but still carried plenty of weight regardless. Following up on the success of January’s Monthly Award recognition, we follow up with ...

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Heads Up Fight Fans! What To Watch For Super Bowl Weekend

This weekend is shaping up to be another fun weekend of mixed martial arts. However, this weekend feels more mellow then the weeks preceding as past weekends have had numerous events featuring locals in both boxing and MMA; ranging from Fort Worth, Texas to the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino where Holmes Boxing started off the year in the boxing ...

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Monday Morning Re-cap For January 15th – 18th

It was a very busy weekend for New Mexico combat sports and interestingly enough, none of the action from this past weekend was within state lines. With the high volume of mixed martial artists residing in the many New Mexico gyms, it isn’t rare to have several fighters from several gyms fighting in the same weekend. The rarity of this ...

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Legacy 27 Means Vs. Young: Keys To Victory For “The Machine Gun”

In less than two weeks, one Albuquerque trained fighter will have the daunting task of stopping another Albuquerque trained fighter from his intentions to re-enter the ranks of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s roster. On paper he is the underdog and he will be locked inside the cage with a fighter notorious for his aggressive style and impressive finishing rate. Arguably ...

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Triple-A-MMA “Caged Hostility” Results And Thoughts On The Thursday Night Event In Texas

Orthrus Promotions took their “Triple-A-MMA” promotion to the Lonestar State of Texas to put on their fourth mixed martial arts show. The promotion hosted an event in Iowa last year to compliment the two events held in Albuquerque, New Mexico. While the card is filled with Texas talent, scattered in the undercard are several New Mexico trained athletes. Two local ...

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Legacy FC 27 Headlined By “The Dirty Bird” And “The Machine Gun” In A Welterweight Clash

On January 31st, the very successful Texas MMA promotion Legacy Fighting Championships will return to the Arena Theater in Houston, Texas for their Legacy FC 30 event. The card is full of talent as it typically is and features Olympic wrestler Henry Cejudo fighting in his sixth professional bout where he will fight fellow unbeaten fighter Elias Garcia. While that ...

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2013 Southwest Fight News: MMA Fighter Of The Year

Kevin Croom Rolls Out A Memorable Year And Captures Fighter Of The Year Honors The record of 8-0 sounds typically like a fighter who has had a few really solid years competing in MMA action. Traditionally, a fighter will fight between once to four times a year and that is being generous considering injuries and match making provide obstacles for ...

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