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Legacy 27 Means Vs. Young: Keys To Victory For “The Machine Gun”

In less than two weeks, one Albuquerque trained fighter will have the daunting task of stopping another Albuquerque trained fighter from his intentions to re-enter the ranks of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s roster. On paper he is the underdog and he will be locked inside the cage with a fighter notorious for his aggressive style and impressive finishing rate. Arguably ...

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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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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Best Professional MMA Event

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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SWFight.com presents “New Mexico MMA Throwback Facts”

It is well-known that New Mexico is one of the hot spots for combat sports. While the culture in-state was originally centered on boxing, many now consider Albuquerque and surrounding areas to be the “Mecca” of mixed martial arts. With the Jackson-Winklejohn gym emerging as one of the premier and most recognizable gyms in the sport, Albuquerque received a lot ...

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Bellator 105 And Five Reasons Why It Should Matter To You

Fight Fans, we have less than a week before Bellator MMA returns for the third event of 2013 to be held inside the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. For those fortunate fans who were able to make it to February and July events, they know that when the Bellator promotion hosts an event within state lines ...

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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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