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A Fighter Introduction: FIT NHB’s Frank Baca

There is something to be said about an exceptional athlete making strides in their careers while always representing their roots of where they came from. New Mexico is rich with pride of our athletes though their successful ventures and their downfalls. Someone the mixed martial arts community should be extremely excited to put their support in is a 26-year old ...

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SWFight travels to Downtown Albuquerque to visit FIT NHB

Walking into the warehouse styled building off of Lomas and 1st Street; one would think he’d be walking inside an old-fashioned boxing gym. The kind of gym you’d expect to see in the movies and the old documentaries of the combat sports champions from past generations. It isn’t because there are title belts engulfing the office as you walk in, it isn’t ...

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Fighter Introduction: FIT NHB’s Ray Borg

New Mexico has always been a bright spot on the mixed martial arts map, the state has bred home-grown world champions and has harbored world champions in the states many illustrious gyms. With those accolades attached to the state and its strong foundation upon the sport of MMA, it should come as no surprise that we have up and coming, young ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series IX Results- Cerda defeats Gomez, Tucker Remains Unbeaten

ALBUQUERQUE, NM., Last night the Tingley Coliseum hosted Jackson’s MMA Series IX. A total of five professional and six amateur fights thrilled the mixed martial arts saavy crowd. This was the first time the Tingley Coliseum held an event produced the finest mixed martial arts promotion in the southwest. AARON CERDA def. FRANK GOMEZ via 1st rd 04:26 TKO (Doctor stoppage) ...

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Coach Josh Lanier hosting a Jiu Jitsu Seminar Sept. 15

Attention Jiu Jitsu and grappling enthusiasts! Josh Lanier, billed as one of New Mexico’s premier grappling coaches will be instructing a No-Gi seminar hosted by Lovato’s Total Fitness on September 15th, 2012 from1-3 pm. Lanier is a professional mixed martial artist, boxer and prominent grappler from the state ofNew Mexico. He is currently amongst the top 10 grapplers inNew Mexico’sSouthwest ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series IX Weigh-In Results

Today at Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town, Jackson’s MMA held the weigh-ins for their Jackson’s MMA Series IX event taking place tomorrow night at the Tingley Coliseum. A late major change was the addition of Aaron Cerda who replaces Mikey Lovato who was forced to pull out due to an injury. Cerda hails from Tye, Texas and fights out of Premier MMA. Doors open at ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series – Frank Gomez vs Aaron Cerda (Pre-fight Breakdown)

The Jackson’s MMA Series has become a staple for quality events featuring local talent highlighted by fighters from the highly accredited Jackson-Winklejohn gym. September 8th, 2012 will mark the promotions ninth event and will also be welcoming a new stomping grounds as the series makes it debut in Albuquerque’s Tingley Coliseum. In previous shows we have seen the Jackson’s MMA ...

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Breaking News: Mikey Lovato out Aaron Cerda In

In a late night phone call Lovato Total Fitness’ head coach Lenny Lovato informed Ricky Kottenstette that Mikey Lovato would be withdrawing from his scheduled fight with Frank Gomez citing an unfortunate injury.  Mikey sustained a knee injury during the fight camp leading up to the September 8th Jackson’s MMA Series IX event and was medically uncleared by a doctor for ...

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