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How Could The UFC Sellout A Venue If They Come Back For Round Two?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its long-awaited debut in Albuquerque, New Mexico last weekend and boy, oh boy was it an event to remember. Whether the memories of UFC Fight Night 42 were negative or positive, the Rustam Khabilov vs. Ben Henderson headlined event was definitely an event to create tremendous amounts of content for MMA sites nationwide. The hometown ...

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Five Possible “Superfights” We’d Like To See In 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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What Would A UFC Event Look Like In Albuquerque?

It is a topic that has plenty of debate behind it; is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) ever going to make its way to New Mexico? Often considered the MMA “Mecca”, Albuquerque has been long awaiting the opportunity to host the sports biggest and best promotion for some time and the 14-thousand plus seats of The Pit have longed to ...

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

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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Donald Cerrone faces off with K.J. Noons at UFC 160 with divisional relavence on the line

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone

On Saturday May 25th, Albuquerque will be sending off two fistfuls of dynamite into the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 160. Jackson-Winklejohn product Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (19-5) will be taking his exciting kickboxing into the octagon to face off against Strikeforce standout K.J. Noons (11-6). Expected to be on the main card portion of the PPV event, Cerrone has ...

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Big fights on the horizon for several New Mexico trained athletes

Coming up later this week, SWFight.com compiled a four-fighter list where we listed who we thought had the opportunity to make an impact in the near future and compete for world title contention. We discussed potential championship caliber fighters Rustam Khabilov who had high praise from his Head Coach Greg Jackson, John Dodson, who has already been minutes from the ...

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