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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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How Could The UFC Sellout A Venue If They Come Back For Round Two?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its long-awaited debut in Albuquerque, New Mexico last weekend and boy, oh boy was it an event to remember. Whether the memories of UFC Fight Night 42 were negative or positive, the Rustam Khabilov vs. Ben Henderson headlined event was definitely an event to create tremendous amounts of content for MMA sites nationwide. The hometown ...

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ABQ’s Matthew Baca Signs to Face 50 Cent Fighter Ryan Martin on ESPN

Matthew Baca

Matthew Baca faces 50 Cent’s Fighter Ryan Martin on ESPN2 Friday Night Fights Card On Wednesday, Albuquerque boxer Matthew Baca announced that he has signed a contract to fight Ryan Martin in the opening fight on a nationally televised ESPN Friday Night Fights card July 2nd. The four-round bout will take place at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut and will air live ...

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List of Fighters Drug Tested at UFN 42, Pearson and Two Jackson’s Fighters on list

Benson Henderson UFC Fight Night 42

List of Eight Fighters Drug Tested at UFC Fight Night 42, Includes two from Jackson’s-Winkeljohn’s SWFight.com has been provided a list of the eight fighters drug tested at UFC Fight Night 42 by the New Mexico Athletic Commission. Despite rumors and concerns of none of the four Albuquerque, N.M.-based Jackson’s-Winkeljohn’s fighters not being among those tested on fight night, the ...

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New Mexico Athletic Commission Chairman Speaks on UFC Fight Night 42

UFC Fight Night 42 Albuquerque

New Mexico Athletic Commission is taking Sanchez vs. Pearson appeal very serious An eventful evening for several reasons took place at the first ever UFC event in the state of New Mexico, Saturday night in Albuquerque.  UFC Fight Night 42 marked the largest combat sports event to take place in the state, thus making it the most high-profiled Mixed Martial ...

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New Mexico Athletic Commission Likely to Discipline Jason High, Unlikely to Change Sanchez-Pearson Decision

Diego Sanchez vs. Ross Pearson

Jason High Pushes Referee, Ross Pearson Files Official Complaint Over Diego Sanchez Decision The UFC debut in Albuquerque Saturday night will keep the New Mexico Athletic Commission busy for at least the next week. An electric atmosphere last night at the Tingley Coliseum for UFC Fight Night 42 may have fueled the two issues the NMAC will be forced to ...

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UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov June 7th Odds

UFC Albuquerque Poster

UFC Fight Night 42 Odds, 3 of 4 New Mexican Fighters are Underdogs On Saturday night, UFC Fight Night 42: Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov will take place at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This past Sunday the odds were finally released for the bouts. The most anticipated odds from the card were undoubtedly the main event’s fight ...

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