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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Fight Of The Year

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Andres Quintana and Russell Wilson Put on a Technical Thriller at Bellator 91 There are dozens of fights that happen every year in this area, hundreds would most likely be more accurate to describe the volume of MMA fights that are put on by various promoters in different areas within the region. With the Albuquerque area being home to much ...

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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Best Professional MMA Event

Bellator 91 was arguably the biggest event in recent memory to happen on New Mexico soil but the show failed to propel a local into the spotlight of a regional "Star".

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 to have the stars of ...

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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Submission Of The Year

Adrian Cruz

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 becoming our award winner. The ...

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Bellator 105 And Five Reasons Why It Should Matter To You

Bellator 91 was arguably the biggest event in recent memory to happen on New Mexico soil but the show failed to propel a local into the spotlight of a regional "Star".

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 an event within state lines ...

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

Rocky Ramirez

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 and any fight in the ...

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SWFight.com lists the 6 best New Mexico MMA events

THE PIT

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 state has always had a ...

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

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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 promotions as well as nationally in the ...

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