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XFC Hits Albuquerque This September, Chavez, Sanchez and Vannata Expected on Card

An Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) representative has confirmed that the promotion will be making its first trip west of the Mississippi when they make a stop in Albuquerque, New Mexico late this summer. The promotion is planning on hosting their XFC 25 event at the Albuquerque Convention Friday, September 6th. Fighters expected to participate are Albuquerque natives Angelica Chavez and Joby Sanchez (confirmed), ...

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Event Throwback: MMA Fight Pit storms into New Mexico

New Mexico has had its share of quality MMA events housed in several of the states athletic venues. King of the Cage had exciting shows at the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, the Jackson’s MMA Series had audience pleasing events at the Hard Rock Casino, the Evolution Combat Sports promotion put on stacked fight cards in the Clovis area and ...

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Angelica Chavez The South Valley’s Role Model

Angelica Chavez on Image, Faith and WMMA When the primarily east coast based promotion Xtreme Fighting Championships called earlier this month to offer mixed martial arts fighter Angelica Chavez a five-fight contract, her father and manager Grandmaster Melcor Chavez responded to XFC representative with, “Are you sure?” “I told him to just say ‘Yes’!” Chavez says she told her father of ...

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2012 in review: Women’s MMA emerges in New Mexico

Ever since Diego Sanchez captured the attention of millions when he won the original Ultimate Fighter New Mexico has been a “Mecca” for mixed martial arts. The popularity continued with the emergence of Rashad Evans and Keith Jardine. Over the period of time, fighters like Brian Stann, Carlos Condit, Donald Cerrone and John Dodson have become polarizing figures in the ...

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Southwest Fight News 2012 BJJ, Boxing and MMA Awards

Let us start off by thanking you all for following the website and Facebook page. We have had quite a ride locally, regionally and nationally following fighters and their performances. We have busted our butts (and wallets) in trying to provide you the coverage over the past year. We pride ourselves in our content and professionalism. The results for our 2012 awards are ...

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Chavez Dojo’s Angelica Chavez Signs With XFC

Earlier today it was announced by the XFC (Xtreme Fighting Championships) that they have signed Albuquerque’s Angelica Chavez to a multi-fight deal in their atomweight division. Chavez holds an MMA record of 4-2 and fights out of the Chavez Dojo in Albuquerque’s South Valley, a gym that is operated by her father, Grandmaster Melcor Chavez. She specializes in Kajukembo and is trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ...

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Nicdali Rivera-Calonoc defeats Angelica Chavez at Invicta FC 2 – Full Fight Video

This Saturday night, Albuquerque’s Angelica Chavez (4-2) out the South Valley’s Chavez Dojo, lost a tough three round unanimous decision to Nicdali Rivera-Calonoc at Invicta FC 2 in Kansas City, Kansas by unanimous decision 30-27, 29-28 (2). The two women came out extremely aggressive with Rivera-Calonoc controlling much of the round standing up against the cage and on the ground. ...

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Monday Morning Recap

Fight Recap for our local MMA and Boxing fighters. We were ringside for the exciting night of boxing at the YDI Warehouse Rumble II presented by Chavez Promotions.  We also attended Grapplefest at Santa Ana Star Center, but we don’t have the official results. As soon as we receive the official results we will post the article and photos. YDI ...

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Angelica Chavez Makes Weight for Invicta FC 2 – Full Results

KANSAS CITY, MO., Earlier today at the Invicta 2 Weigh-ins, Albuquerque’s Angelica Chavez fighting out of the Chavez Dojo, weighed in at 105.4 lbs while her opponent Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc came in at 105.2. Fights take place tomorrow night at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Missouri. The action will stream live on InvictaFC.com. FULL RESULTS: Shayna Baszler (133.6) vs. Sara McMann (135.4) Alexis Davis (134) ...

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