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Report: DA Will Not File Charges Against Joseph Torrez

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MMA Fighter Joseph Torrez Will Not Face Charges for Killing Man During Home Invasion As first reported by El Paso’s KVIA, Las Cruces, New Mexico’s Joseph Torrez who police said killed a man breaking into his home will not face charges from the Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office. A mixed martial arts fighter, Torrez made national news after fending off ...

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Mikey Lovato Retires After TKO Loss To Gene Perez, Combat Xtreme In Belen Features Only Three Fights Amidst A Weekend Of Oddities

Gene Perez

In a state so full of combat history, fight fans in New Mexico have seen their fair share of interesting and unique occurrences happening in the combat scene all-around the state. When the Combat Xtreme promotion started their marketing of “Unfinished Business”, the details weren’t unlike other shows the area had seen before. The show was held this past Saturday in ...

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Conrad Padilla Wants at Least 10 Fights Before he Retires

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Conrad Padilla takes on Isaiah Reyes July 26th at the Crowne Plaza Having a fight still scheduled a week before it takes place is a feeling Conrad Padilla is not accustomed to. The four-year professional,  Jackson’s MMA fighter has had about half a dozen fights fall through in the past year alone. The lack of action has the Albuquerquean questioning ...

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New Mexico MMA Corner Stories

Photo Courtesy of Will Fox / The Fox Identity

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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Isaiah Reyes Ready to Up Skill Level vs. Conrad Padilla Fight

Isaiah Reyes - MMA

FIT NHB’s Isaiah Reyes Knows he Needs to Bring his Best Against Jackson’s MMA’s Conrad Padilla Crowne Plaza Hotel Plays Host to Triple A MMA VII’s “Rivals” Card On July 26th FIT NHB’s Isaiah Reyes (7-3) will be headlining Triple A MMA’s: Rivals card at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico when he takes on Jackson’s-Winkeljohn’s fighter Conrad ...

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Remembering Mike Maestas (1985-2009)

Photo Courtesy Ryan Garcia / Found on http://www.geraldlovato.com

Five years ago, mixed martial arts lost an extremely talented young competitor and the world around him, friends, family, and supporters alike lost an exceptional human being. Michael Glenn Maestas, also known by his MMA nickname “Demolition Man” was 24-years old when he passed. Today, in honor of the talented young man, we revisit the legacy he leaves behind both ...

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Judgement MMA’s Jiu Jitsu Coach Rich “The Switch” Chavez Wins Gold At The ADCC Regionals In North Carolina

Rich Chavez

When you want to prove your talents against the best grapplers in the area in no-Gi competition, it would be wise to seek out the Abu Dhabi Combat Club as a platform to achieve that goal. The ADCC competition/tournaments is world-renowned and considered by most as the pinnacle of grappling for no-Gi competitors. Since 1998, ADCC has been host to grappling legends nd icons. In ...

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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?

Holly Hom Greg Jackson Mike Winkeljohn

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

Photo Credit: Will Fox / Sherdog / Southwest Fight News / The Fox Identity

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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