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B-Town Beat Down 3 Card Update

B-Town Beat Down

B-Town Beat Down 3 Hits Belen on Saturday March 28th The March 28th B-Town Beat Down 3 card set for Eagle Park in Belen, New Mexico has an update to its main event. Last week, Luttrell’s MMA’s Maurice Jackson left a void in the card’s main event as he will now instead use the upcoming weeks to prepare for the ...

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Report: Carlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves Could be Headed to Brazil

Condit vs. Alves

Why Carlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves Should Take Place in Albuquerque This weekend, rumors of Carlos Condit’s return to the UFC cage have been flying around social media. Condit, per the rumors, is expected to face Brazil’s Thiago Alves on May 30th at UFC Fight Night 67. As of right now a venue has not been identified for the already ...

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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


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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