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Clayton Wimer Submits Conrad Padilla at Santa Ana Star Center

layton Wimer vs. Conrad Padilla

Clayton Wimer bests Conrad Padilla in Sparta Combat League’s Army vs. Marines NM main event A crowd of about 400 was on hand to welcome Sparta Combat League’s first New Mexico card, Army vs. Marines-NM, Friday night at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. In the evening’s main event, Albuquerque’s Conrad Padilla (5-2) took on relatively ...

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Sparta Combat League Army vs. Marines NM Weigh-in Results

Padilla vs Wimer

Sparta Combat League Army vs. Marines April 3rd at the Santa Ana Star Center Today the weigh-ins to Sparta Combat League’s Army vs Marines New Mexico took place at Vincent’s Men’s Salon and Lounge in Albuquerque’s westside. The fighters, all representing a branch of the military or fighting in honor of a friend or family member that served, will be ...

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Army vs Marines NM, Santa Ana Star Center Card Weigh-In and Fight Card Info

Sparta Combat League

Sparta Combat League’s Army vs Marines NM Takes Place Friday April 3rd at the Santa Ana Star Center Sparta Combat League, the Colorado-based mixed martial arts promotion, will be hosting a weigh-in Thursday night at Vincent’s Men’s Salon and Lounge in Albuquerque’s Westside. The weigh-in will feature fighters from the upcoming April 3rd card which will take place at the Santa ...

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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

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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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