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Urso Awarded Decision Over Montoya at Buffalo Thunder

Urso vs Montoya

Urso and Montoya Grind for Three Rounds in Jackson’s MMA Series MMA XIV’s Main Event It took Nick Urso four seconds to sprint from the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino Ballroom lobby to the cage during his introduction for his fight against Josh Montoya at Jackson’s MMA Series XIV on Saturday night.  “I’ve been on the shelf for a while ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series XIV Weigh-In Friday at Buffalo Thunder

Nick Urso vs. Josh Montoya

Nick Urso vs. Josh Montoya, weigh-ins Friday, fight on Saturday On Friday after the weigh-ins to Jackson’s MMA Series XIV mixed martial arts card will take place at 2pm at Club Shadeh inside Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. Media and fans are encouraged the weigh-ins. The card’s main event will feature a battle of flyweights when Santa Fe native Josh ...

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2014 in Review: New Mexico searches for a top draw to bring back the spark in local MMA

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There has been plenty debates between mixed martial arts fans and those who don’t find much interest in combat sports discussing the legitimacy of the sport that is MMA. While one side argues that the sport is definitely main stream the other group then builds their rebuttal upon the premise that MMA promotions outside of the UFC are rarely given significant attention on major media platforms like ESPN. ...

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A Monday Morning Perspective From The Audience at ‘ECS1′

Stephen Cervantes

SWFight was well represented this past Saturday night at the McKernan Event Center in Albuquerque’s South Valley as we had one member of the staff working media cageside and another enjoying the festivities from the last row of the audience. First, let me start with a very strong critique of the Elite Combat Series as well as the other promotions around town. ...

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Cervantes Makes Quick Work of Medeiros at ECS1

Cervantes vs Medeiros

Cervantes and Tenneson Remain Perfect at Elite Combat Series 1 A crowd of about 400 was treated to a professional-amateur mixed martial arts card at the McKernan Events Center which did not have its shortage of finishes. The card, Elite Combat Series 1 the first promoted by Eleven O2 Promotions only needed the judges rendering in two fights, to the crowd’s pleasure ...

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Elite Combat Series 1 Cervantes vs. Medeiros Weigh-In Results

Cervantes vs Medeiros

Cervantes Makes Limit, Medeiros Over On Friday afternoon at the McKernan Events Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico the weigh-in for Saturday night’s Elite Combat Series 1 card took place. The professional side of the card’s weigh-in saw three fighters come in over their weight limits but SWFight can confirm that all fights will proceed as scheduled.  The main event participants New Mexican ...

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ECS1 Weigh-In Today at McKernan Events Center

Cervantes vs. Medeiros

This afternoon at the McKernan Events Center in Albuquerque’s South Valley, a weigh-in and press conference will be held by Eleven O2 Promotions for their first MMA card, Elite Combat Series 1. The professional-amateur card take place Saturday Jan. 24 also at McKernan Events Center. Tickets to Elite Combat Series 1 run between $25-$45 and can be purchased by clicking ...

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Elite Combat Series 1 Hits McKernan Events Center this Saturday

Cervantes vs. Medeiros

Eleven O2 Promotions’ Debuts with Elite Combat Series 1 The McKernan Events Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico will get off to an early start in its combat sports season when it hosts the professional-amateur Elite Combat Series 1 card on Saturday, January 24.   The bill, part of the first promoted by Eleven O2 Promotions, includes four professional bouts and ...

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2014 SWFight.com “Breakout Fighter of the Year”

Abel Cullum

After a three-year hiatus from active competition, the once highly touted prospect Abel Cullum returned to action in 2014 and made a statement in two winning performances. It was May of 2008 and to properly set the scene, it was Greenville, Missouri inside Harlow’s Casino & Resort. The fight fans in attendance were there to watch King of the Cage “Reckless” ...

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