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City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County to Honor Johnny Tapia on September 23

Johnny Tapia Wells Park

Wells Park Community Center to be renamed “Johnny Tapia Community Center as Wells Park” on September 23 The City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, and Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department will host a celebration at the Wells Park Community Center on September 23 to commemorate the renaming of the center to “Johnny Tapia Community Center at Wells Park” in honor of the ...

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Report: UFC 215 main event featuring Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg canceled

Fight week illness sidelines Albuquerque fighter Ray Borg less than 2 days before flyweight title fight against Demetrious Johnson at UFC 215 Late Thursday evening MMAFight.com’s Ariel Helwani broke some very disappointing news out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The UFC 215 main event bout between current UFC Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Albuquerque’s Ray Borg, has been called off. The ...

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Ray Borg’s Journey To The Pinnacle Of the Sport Fighting MMA’s Best Flyweight – Part One

The landscape of mixed martial arts was vastly different in 2011. Jackson’s MMA Series hosted their sixth show and featured headliner Joey Villasenor. Evolution Combat Sports had just put on three shows that year, namely ECSC 2 that featured Angelica Chavez and Joby Sanchez. King of the Cage had established itself as a premier stomping grounds for competition as the ...

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Local New Mexico Combat Athletes Share Their Predictions for Mayweather vs. McGregor

The talk of the sport’s world for the last six weeks have been centered around the combat sport super fight to be contested in the confines of boxing’s squared circle. Later tonight, UFC Champion Conor McGregor will make his professional boxing debut against a fighter many consider the best to ever strap on the boxing gloves, Floyd Mayweather. The super fight ...

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Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa Make Weight for Contender Series Bout

Albuquerque Rivals Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa Make Weight for tomorrow’s Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Bout A year and a half old beef will finally be settled tomorrow night as Albuquerque flyweights Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa face each other on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, live on UFC Fight Pass. The men both made weight this ...

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Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso to Rematch on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Nick Urso vs Jordan Espinosa

Espinosa vs. Urso Winner Gets Possible Shot at UFC Contract Multiple sources have confirmed that a rematch between Albuquerque fighters Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso will be taking place on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series on August 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC produced weekly series streams live on UFC Fight Pass. It brings together UFC hopefuls looking ...

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