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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Best Amateur MMA Event

KING OF THE CAGE “DRIVEN” DELIVERS THE ACTION INSIDE THE UTE MOUNTAIN CASINO The weekend of December 7th was full of MMA action in New Mexico and Southwest Fight News had a full schedule in handling coverage. While Jorge Hernandez was in New York to cover the Boxing mega-card featuring Zab Judah and Paul Malinaggi, which was host to an ...

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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: MMA Amateur Of The Year

In your first year of embarking on a new career, it is expected to run into some road-blocks and obstacles along the way. It is completely normal to struggle and have some harsh lessons levied onto you during that initial time period. In the world of amateur mixed martial arts, the start of the amateur career is meant to make ...

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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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Holm Vs. Hayes “Havoc: A Sunday’s Retrospective

Friday night’s “Havoc” fight card came with heavy anticipation as many believed it could have been Holly Holm’s last fight in front of a local crowd before her assumed move to the UFC ranks. While that isn’t the case, a Holm fight card typically brings immense buzz to the area and the New Mexico combat sport star is easily the ...

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Two Undefeated Amateurs Face Off At “Havoc” On December 6th

As most fight fans know, the amateur ranks in MMA are used to build experience and to get a taste of the in-cage competition. Rarely do amateur records appear reported correctly in record databases and while they do offer a glimpse of what the fighter’s potential is, an amateur record doesn’t always reflect onto what their professional career will amount ...

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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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