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The Heat Is Turned Up For Espinosa vs. Urso & It Couldn’t Come Sooner For A Local Scene In Desperate Need Of A Spark

This is sports-entertainment, ladies and gentleman, and today we touch on one of the more entertaining rivalries our local scene has had for quite some time. Sure, there are the purists out there who believe trash-talk doesn’t have a place in combat sports but in this case, it is a breath of fresh air for a fight scene that is ...

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After four straight victories, Amber Brown has bullied her way to number one contender status

Another Invicta FC bout, another opponent bullied into defeat. FIT NHB and New Mexico Wildbunch’s Amber “The Bully Brown” (6-1) defeated Shino VanHoose in the first round via a guillotine choke during the main card of last night’s Invicta FC 15. The victory was the fourth straight for Brown, third under the Invicta FC banner; it was also the second straight ...

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2015 SWFight.com Awards: Holly Holm Sweeps Three Different Awards

Holly Holm wins 2015 SWFight.com’s MMA Fighter of the Year, Knockout of the Year, and Upset of the Year There can be no argument that Holly hit a Holm run in 2015. Keeping her undefeated record intact was unbelievably the least of her accolades for the calendar year as “The Preacher’s Daughter” most notably stunned the combat sport’s world with ...

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Greatest Championship KOs in Albuquerque-Fighter History

Bob Foster, Holly Holm, Johnny Tapia

Where does Holly Holm’s KO of Ronda Rousey rank on our list of greatest Burqueño championship bout knockouts? Burqueños have been holding their heads up high and have been thinking they’re allll baaaad since the devastating head kick knockout blow that Albuquerque’s Holly Holm (10-0) delivered to the previously undefeated Ronda Rousey (12-1) en route to claiming the UFC Bantamweight ...

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UFC 193: Odds, History, Most Local Media Picking Against Holly Holm

Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

Albuquerque’s Holly Holm big underdog against Ronda Rousey tonight at UFC 193 This evening at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia, Albuquerque’s Holly Holm will look to be just the second native New Mexican to hold UFC gold. The sportsbooks, many of which have her around a 10-to-1 underdog, as well as New Mexico mixed martial arts fight history will not ...

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UFC 193: Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Official weigh-in

Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

UFC 193 Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Weigh-in Live Stream Looking for today’s UFC 193 weigh-in between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Catch the weigh-in stream below starting at 3pmMT/5pmET live from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia… Photo: Michael Dodge/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

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Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Odds

Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm

Holly Holm a Big Underdog Jan. 2 Against Ronda Rousey Earlier today on Good Morning America, UFC Bantamweight Ronda Rousey announced that she will be facing Holly Holm at UFC 195 Jan. 2 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Within a couple of hours of the announcement several sportsbooks posted odds to the contest. As expected, the ...

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Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Jan. 2 at MGM Grand

Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm

Ronda Rousey set to face Holly Holm at UFC 195 Early Friday morning, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced on Good Morning America that she will be fighting Albuquerque’s Holly Holm Jan. 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The news was later made official on UFC’s social media networks and website. The bout comes as a surprise ...

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

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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