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MVP? Luttrell MMA’s Jordan Espinosa, One Of New Mexico’s Most Valuable Prospects

Jordan Espinosa

This time last year, Albuquerque-trained Jordan Espinosa (7-4) had just suffered a unanimous decision loss to a 145-pound fighter despite his natural fighting weight being two weight classes lower at 125-pounds. The Flyweight competing against a Featherweight left Kentucky with a record of 4-4, an even .500, and looking for some sort of consistency in his young MMA career. Fast-forward just less ...

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Michelle Waterson to Make UFC Debut Against Angela Magana

Angela Magana vs. Michelle Waterson

Michelle Waterson Scheduled to Face Angela Magana at TUF 21 Finale Two days after signing with the UFC, Albuquerque-based fighter, Michelle Waterson already has an opponent for her promotional debut. According to MMAWeekly, Waterson will be facing Farmington, N.M.’s Angela Magana at Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale (aka The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians Finale) on July 12, 2015 at a venue to ...

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Official Police Report Released Concerning Jon Jones And The “Hit-And-Run” Accident From Sunday Morning

Jon Jones

The MMA world was buzzing yesterday as the rumors of UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones being involved in a car accident spread quickly and while the whole day was spent speculating on various reports and rumblings, all of the speculative chatter can somewhat come to an end now that an official police report has been released. (read the full report: JonJonesPoliceReport) ...

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Tim Means Gets No. 5 Ranked Welterweight Matt Brown for UFC 189

Matt Brown vs Tim Means

Means vs. Brown set for July 11 UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor Undercard Before even leaving the Prudential Center after his third round arm-triangle victory over George Sullivan, Albuquerque-fighter Tim Means was offered the biggest fight of his career. UFC matchmakers presented Means the opportunity to face the number five ranked welterweight, Matt Brown on the undercard of one of ...

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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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