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Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa Make Weight for Contender Series Bout

Albuquerque Rivals Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa Make Weight for tomorrow’s Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Bout A year and a half old beef will finally be settled tomorrow night as Albuquerque flyweights Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa face each other on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, live on UFC Fight Pass. The men both made weight this ...

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Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso to Rematch on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Nick Urso vs Jordan Espinosa

Espinosa vs. Urso Winner Gets Possible Shot at UFC Contract Multiple sources have confirmed that a rematch between Albuquerque fighters Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso will be taking place on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series on August 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC produced weekly series streams live on UFC Fight Pass. It brings together UFC hopefuls looking ...

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Joby Sanchez Kicks Off Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Joby Sanchez Takes on Manny Vazquez in Premiere of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Live on UFC Fight Pass It is the second chance that Albuquerque’s Joby Sanchez has been waiting for. On Tuesday, July 11, Sanchez (9-2) will be returning to a UFC octagon as the opening fight for Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, a new weekly series ...

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Jerome Rivera on Brink of Making History with win at LFA 14

Jerome Rivera

With a flyweight championship win at LFA 14, Jerome Rivera Sets Himself up for Potential UFC Call For several years in the 2000s, New Mexico was a hotbed for mixed martial arts prospects. However, over the last 3 years there has been a lull in local fighters cracking the MMA glass ceiling. On Friday night, Santa Fe’s Jerome Rivera hopes to ...

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Joby Sanchez and Adam Antolin Square Off for GKO Title

Adam Antolin vs Joby Sanchez

Sanchez vs. Antolin Puts Jackson-Wink MMA Against AKA A solid flyweight title fight has been scheduled for Global Knockout’s August 5 event between former UFC fighter Joby Sanchez and former UFC TUF 24 contestant Adam Antolin. The bout will headline the GKO 10 card set to take at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort in Jackson, California. The 25-year-old Sanchez (9-2) ...

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Santa Fe’s Jerome Rivera to Fight for LFA Flyweight Title

Jerome Rivera LFA

Rivera Signs 3-Fight Deal with LFA Over the weekend Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) announced that it would be returning to Houston, Texas’ Arena Theater on June 23 with a championship doubleheader for their event LFA 14. In the co-main event, undefeated Jerome Rivera (7-0) of Santa Fe, New Mexico will be in hostile territory as he faces Houston native Roberto ...

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Johnny Tapia to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame

Johnny Tapia to Become First Native New Mexican Fighter to join the International Boxing Hall of Fame Johnny Tapia, Evander Holyfield, and Marco Antonio Barrera headline the International Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Today, it was announced that the late Albuquerque, New Mexico native, Johnny Tapia, will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on June 11 as ...

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Sanchez Camp Ready to Tame ‘El Toro’, Eyeing Torres Rematch

Jose Luis Sanchez

With a win Sanchez camp hopes for Josh Torres rematch When his original opponent was forced off of the upcoming September 24 Elite Warrior’s card, Albuquerque boxer Jose Luis Sanchez did not have to wait long for a bullish challenge. In steps ‘El Toro’, Las Vegas, N.M.’s Arturo Crespin (13-7-1, 4KOs), who with an often lead-with-the-head, hard-hitting style gives everyone ...

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