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Daniel Dawson Sees Austin Trout Fight as Another Shot at U.S. Fight Scene

Boxer Daniel Dawson of Australia

Dawson Hopes Trout is Another Win in Impressive Combat Sports Career Most New Mexican boxing fans have probably never heard of Australian junior middleweight Daniel Dawson. That will change later this week when the Aussie takes on our state’s best boxer, former WBA Super Welterweight champion, Austin Trout of Las Cruces, in the main event of the ESPN Friday Night Fights season ...

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Resurrection Fight Alliance (RFA) Is Bringing A Stacked Fight Card To New Mexico On September 12

New Mexico has become a hotspot destination for several MMA promotions over the last couple of years and now the “505” will host yet another premier MMA show. The Resurrection Fight Alliance (RFA) promotion is a fast-rising show that started promoting MMA events in December of 2011 and have since put on nearly shows. They will bring their popular show to Albuquerque, New Mexico on ...

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Biggest Fight for Joby Sanchez Comes Months After Biggest Career Move

Joby Sanchez - Jackson's MMA

In his First Fight as a Member of Jackson’s MMA, Joby Sanchez Takes on WEC, UFC Vet Antonio Bañuelos August 7th On Thursday night, undefeated Albuquerque flyweight Joby Sanchez will square off against 31-fight veteran Antonio Bañuelos, at the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, California, in the toughest test of his career. A little over eight months ago Sanchez would make the ...

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New Mexico MMA Corner Stories

Combat sports are far more intimate than the visual perception of two athletes striking one another and attempting to manipulate the other’s limbs inside a ring or cage. As most fight fans will understand, combat sports are infinitely deeper than what is seen by the eye on the surface level. Real emotions are invested into these individual fights and those ...

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With A Looming Date With UFC Champion Rousey On The Horizon, Who Will Holm Pair Up With In Her UFC Debut?

As the MMA world continue to buzz over the UFC signing of Holly Holm, fight fans are now embracing the reality that “The Preacher’s Daughter” has joined the ranks of the UFC’s WMMA roster and are now beginning to ask questions about the details of the monumental announcement. The highlight reel of Holm’s devastating punches and kicks have truly captivated fans ...

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Holly Holm Signs With The UFC

It has finally happened. Holly Holm has signed with the UFC. Moments ago UFC President Dana White tweeted the news of “The Preacher’s Daughter” signing on to the sport of MMA’s premier promotion. White’s tweet read  “Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM”. Holm (7-0) has made quite the run on the regional circuit rattling off six technical knockout finishes in seven ...

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The Monday Morning Recap: Borg & Swanson Snag Post-Fight Bonuses, Impress at UFC Fight Night In San Antonio

When the UFC Fight Night event rolled into San Antonio, Texas this past Saturday night, most fans could have guessed that two locally trained fighters would return to New Mexico with victories; not as many fans could have guessed that those same two fighters would also come home with their pockets lined with 50-thousand dollars extra in their pockets.  It is safe to ...

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UFC Fight Night “Swanson vs. Stephens” Features Several New Mexico Trained Fighters & One Home Grown Favorite

The AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas better be prepared for the high-level talent headed to the venue capable of holding over eighteen-thousand people. This Saturday, June 28th, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will host UFC Fight Night: “Swanson vs. Stephens” in the Lone Star State and Albuquerque, New Mexico will be well-represented. From the headlining act to the opening ...

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New Mexico Athletic Commission Chairman Speaks on UFC Fight Night 42

UFC Fight Night 42 Albuquerque

New Mexico Athletic Commission is taking Sanchez vs. Pearson appeal very serious An eventful evening for several reasons took place at the first ever UFC event in the state of New Mexico, Saturday night in Albuquerque.  UFC Fight Night 42 marked the largest combat sports event to take place in the state, thus making it the most high-profiled Mixed Martial ...

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