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Five Possible “Superfights” We’d Like To See In 2014

New Mexico MMA For 2014

With a new year comes new opportunities. After an exciting 2013 for local MMA fans, we can now start gazing towards a new year of potentially even more excitement. With the emergence of Bellator MMA in New Mexico to compliment the local promotions who have already made their mark in the area, fans should be clamoring for some high quality ...

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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Fight Of The Year

QuintanaWilson

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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The Next Day Perspective: Bellator 105

Steve Garcia

Bellator MMA has concluded its third event in New Mexico for 2013 and it was an up and down evening of knockouts, submissions and decisions. It has been the case for the three events to have some solid action and very notable discussion points when all the bouts have finished and the dust has cleared. While the card lacked the ...

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Bellator 105 Live Results And Play-By-Play

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".

Tonight is the night for Bellator 105 inside the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Orhtrus Promotions in conjunction with Bellator MMA is invading Rio Rancho for the third time in 2013. Amongst the notable local competitors set to compete are Adrian Cruz, Steve Garcia and Frank Baca. The main card features the Lightweight Tournament Semi-Finals which ...

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