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Josh Torres vs. Ranee Ganoy to be Announced Tuesday

Josh Torres vs. Ranee Ganoy

Torres vs. Ganoy Press Conference to announce April 11th Bout On Tuesday afternoon a press conference will be held inside the Albuquerque Convention Center’s West Lobby at 2pm in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico to announce a WBC USNBC Super Lightweight title fight between Josh Torres and Ranee Ganoy. The highly anticipated contest will be the main event on the April 11th ...

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Urso Awarded Decision Over Montoya at Buffalo Thunder

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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Abraham Han: I Have to Make a Statement Against Mora

Abraham Han

Abie Han vs. Sergio Mora on ESPN Friday Night Fights The last time El Paso’s Abraham Han was under the bright lights of ESPN he battled the hard-hitting Glen Tapia for seven rounds before finally succumbing to the New Jerseyan in their July 2013 fight. “I made that fight bigger than what it was,” says the 30-year-old Han (23-1, 14KOs), ...

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Abie Han Gets ESPN2 Main Event Fight Against Sergio Mora

Abraham Han vs. Sergio Mora

El Paso’s Abraham Han Faces Sergio Mora in IBF World Rankings Battle With IBF Middleweight Champion Jermain Taylor being forced to withdraw from his Feb. 6 fight due to his recent legal troubles, his opponent Sergio Mora was left without a foe for the main event of the ESPN2 “Friday Night Fights” card at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Miss. On two-weeks’ notice ...

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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’

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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