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The Monday Morning Recap

It was one of the busiest weekends in recent memory for the Southwest’s combat community as there was so much going on all-around the world. Boxing and MMA, regional shows and the UFC; New Mexico especially had so much going on that we as a staff couldn’t touch on everything going on despite our best efforts. In our second wind ...

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Holly Holm to Face Angela Hayes Dec. 6th at Route 66 Casino

At a press conference held by Fresquez Productions today at the Route 66 Casino just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico, it was announced that Holly Holm would face Angela Hayes December 6th at the same venue. Holm, is coming off of a dominant second round TKO victory over Nikki Knudsen at Legacy Fighting Championships 24. The 40-year-old Hayes is 6-1 in ...

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Bellator 105: The Rumored Undercard Participants

Fight fans listen up, Bellator MMA is headed back to New Mexico for the third time this year. This year has been a monumental year for Bellator MMA and the New Mexico MMA scene’s partnership as the top promotion has brought very solid fight cards for the February and July events. Bellator 91 and 97 featured title fights, notable promotional superstars and several high-profile local match-ups. ...

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SWFight.com Presents “Event Reflection”: Bellator 97

The heavily anticipated Bellator 97 event concluded Wednesday night in the Santa Ana Star Center and for fans tuning in at home as well as those in attendance, the event delivered an assortment of MMA excitement; from submissions to knockouts, from close decisions to huge announcements. The near-packed house in Rio Rancho saw titles being defended and title contenders being announced while ...

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Chandler and Rickels Make Weight – Bellator 97 Weigh-In Results

Bellator 97 – Chandler and Rickels Make Weight, As Do Askren and Koreschkov Bellator 97 Full Weigh-In Results Earlier today at The Stage inside the Santa Ana Star Casino in Bernalillo, New Mexico (just outside of Albuquerque) Bellator MMA held their weigh-ins for Wednesday night’s Bellator 97 card. The fights tomorrow night are highlighted by two world championship fights featuring ...

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Bellator 97: An Extensive Guideline 101

The time is fast approaching for the heavily anticipated Bellator 97 event to go down in Rio Rancho and SWFight.com is here to provide you with all the information you need to be best prepared for the July 31st event. After reading this Bellator 97: Guidelines 101 put together by our SWFight staff, we hope you will be ready for ...

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