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Holly Holm Signs With The UFC

It has finally happened. Holly Holm has signed with the UFC. Moments ago UFC President Dana White tweeted the news of “The Preacher’s Daughter” signing on to the sport of MMA’s premier promotion. White’s tweet read  “Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM”. Holm (7-0) has made quite the run on the regional circuit rattling off six technical knockout finishes in seven ...

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Combat Xtreme’s “Unfinished Business” Features The Rematch Between Mikey Lovato and Gene Perez

Back in April, two seasoned veterans of New Mexico MMA touched gloves and battled back-and-forth for fifteen minutes before a Judge’s Decision was rendered. During the three round affair, controversy would rear it’s head and that controversy would carry over into the Judge’s Decision. Now, a short three months later, the two veterans will once again enter the cage to ...

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The Monday Morning Recap: Borg & Swanson Snag Post-Fight Bonuses, Impress at UFC Fight Night In San Antonio

When the UFC Fight Night event rolled into San Antonio, Texas this past Saturday night, most fans could have guessed that two locally trained fighters would return to New Mexico with victories; not as many fans could have guessed that those same two fighters would also come home with their pockets lined with 50-thousand dollars extra in their pockets.  It is safe to ...

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Ruiz Replaces Colbert in Jennifer Han Fight This Saturday in El Paso

Jennifer Han Escalante Promotions

Jennifer Han vs. Christina Ruiz at the El Paso County Coliseum A brutally honest press release today from Escalante Promotions reported that Kimberly Colbert was forced out of this Saturday’s fight against El Paso’s Jennifer Han at the El Paso County Coliseum. Colbert, according to the release, was arrested in violation of her probation. Taking Colbert’s place in the eight ...

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UFC Fight Night “Swanson vs. Stephens” Features Several New Mexico Trained Fighters & One Home Grown Favorite

The AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas better be prepared for the high-level talent headed to the venue capable of holding over eighteen-thousand people. This Saturday, June 28th, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will host UFC Fight Night: “Swanson vs. Stephens” in the Lone Star State and Albuquerque, New Mexico will be well-represented. From the headlining act to the opening ...

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Jason High Suspended a Year, No Change to Diego Sanchez vs. Ross Pearson Decision

Diego Sanchez vs. Ross Pearson

New Mexico Athletic Commission Suspends Jason High a Year, Says ‘No’ to Overturning Diego Sanchez-Ross Pearson Decision At a special meeting earlier today in Albuquerque, the New Mexico Athletic Commission convened to discuss two pending issues stemming from June 7th’s UFC Fight Night 42 card which took place at the Tingley Coliseum: Jason High’s reprimand for pushing a referee and whether ...

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An Event In Reflection: Saturday Night’s Triple-A-Event Inside The Camel Rock Casino

The first post-UFC event in New Mexico went down this past Saturday night as Orthrus Promotions returned to Camel Rock Casino to host the seventh Triple-A-MMA event. While the event titled “Rock Stars” failed to sellout the Camel Rock Casino Ballroom, the show was plagued by several scenarios that definitely impacted ticket sales. From injuries to no-shows, the highly anticipated fight card ...

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