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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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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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Johnny Tapia vs. Danny Romero Fight Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Johnny Tapia and Danny Romero Gave Albuquerque one its Greatest Sports Moments in 1997 Twenty years ago, one of the greatest moments in Albuquerque sports history took place when the city’s two native boxing sons, Johnny Tapia and Danny Romero, faced off July 18, 1997 at Las Vegas, Nevada’s Thomas and Mack Center in a Super Flyweight unification title fight ...

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Joby Sanchez Kicks Off Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Joby Sanchez Takes on Manny Vazquez in Premiere of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Live on UFC Fight Pass It is the second chance that Albuquerque’s Joby Sanchez has been waiting for. On Tuesday, July 11, Sanchez (9-2) will be returning to a UFC octagon as the opening fight for Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, a new weekly series ...

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June 2017 New Mexico Boxer/MMA Fighter Results and Schedule

June 2017 New Mexico Boxing and MMA Fighter Calendar Below is the SWFight.com New Mexico fighter fight result and schedule. We will do our best to keep this up to speed but because professional cards are far and wide, and often aren’t covered or televised, we ask that you as the public, fighters, and promoters also alert us any time ...

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Jerome Rivera on Brink of Making History with win at LFA 14

Jerome Rivera

With a flyweight championship win at LFA 14, Jerome Rivera Sets Himself up for Potential UFC Call For several years in the 2000s, New Mexico was a hotbed for mixed martial arts prospects. However, over the last 3 years there has been a lull in local fighters cracking the MMA glass ceiling. On Friday night, Santa Fe’s Jerome Rivera hopes to ...

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Santa Fe’s Jerome Rivera to Fight for LFA Flyweight Title

Jerome Rivera LFA

Rivera Signs 3-Fight Deal with LFA Over the weekend Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) announced that it would be returning to Houston, Texas’ Arena Theater on June 23 with a championship doubleheader for their event LFA 14. In the co-main event, undefeated Jerome Rivera (7-0) of Santa Fe, New Mexico will be in hostile territory as he faces Houston native Roberto ...

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By The Numbers: Getting to know the locals of LFA 10

It is fight week for a handful of New Mexico based athletes this week as we approach tomorrow night’s Legacy Fighting Alliance event being held in Pueblo, Colorado in the Massari Arena. The event’s official date is April 21st and will feature some of the area’s best talents from the level of up-and-coming all the way to established veteran. A ...

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