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Judges Split on Conrad Padilla vs. Isaiah Reyes Decision

Conrad Padilla vs. Isaiah Reyes

Media and Judges at Odds in Main Event Decision The old saying goes “styles make fights”. That was definitely the case in the main event Saturday night at Triple A MMA VIII’s Rivals card inside the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The match-up pinned the two best MMA camps in New Mexico. This must be why Albuquerque fighters ...

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Triple A MMA VIII: Rivals Weigh-Ins Results

Isaiah Reyes vs. Conrad Padilla

Earlier today the weigh-ins for Saturday night’s Triple A MMA VIII: Rivals card took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, NM. The main event’s Conrad Padilla and Isaiah Reyes both weighed in at an identical 144.8. This solid bout pits two featherweights from the two best gyms in Albuquerque, Jackson’s MMA (Padilla) and FIT NHB (Reyes). The A ...

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Triple A MMA VIII: Rivals, Weigh-Ins Today at Crowne Plaza

Rivals

The weigh-ins to Triple A MMA VIII’s “RIVALS” card will take place today at 2pm MT ,  inside The Crowne Plaza Hotel Albuquerque (1901 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102). The weigh-ins are free and open to the public. Fight take place Saturday June 26th. Tickets are available online at www.TripleAMMA.com and by phone 505-508-0876. Video promos for Rivals both pro and ammy ...

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Report: DA Will Not File Charges Against Joseph Torrez

Joseph Torrez

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

Conrad Padilla MMA

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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