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The Sunday Morning Circle

I love watching some of the pre-fight shows that lead up to a big pay per view or fight card, because they show some of the fighters background, where they’re from, their diet, their gym, but most of all I like the way they show how each fighter prepares and trains for their fight. Each fighter and camp usually have ...

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Monday Morning Recap

A brisk weekend in New Mexico, but the fighters were traveling! March Mayhem  (Gallup, NM) Southwest Fight News: Event Coverage NAGA Ray Martinez took 1st place in 135lb no gi  (more information pending) TUF 16 New Mexico trained Brendan Weaver was defeated by Andy Ogle to a decision. Full Coverage:  ultimatefighter.com King of the Cage “Breakthrough”  (Tulsa, Oklahoma) Tyler East was victorious over Tracy ...

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March Mayhem in Gallup, NM

Southwest Fight News loaded up the energy drinks and beef jerky and hit the highway for the short road trip to Gallup New Mexico, to cover the March Madness event by T2 promotions. We had an absolute blast at the event and the trip was well worth it.We even overstayed our welcome, stealing wifi, way past midnight, at a McDonald’s ...

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Maldonado vs. Carcamo Press Conference

Southwest Fight News was in attendance today, at the Golden Boy/Golden Girl Productions press conference for the Maldonado VS. Carcamo card, at Santa Anna Casino. Stephanie “Golden Girl” Jaramillo was exited to be promoting the event in tandem with Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Productions. She expressed gratitude to her husband Dominic Gonzales for helping make her dreams of being a promoter come ...

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Steve Garcia is Ready

We caught up with Steve Garcia preparing for his upcoming fight. Steve is coming off a very impressive victory over Brandon Trujillo in “Clash in The Cage” at Route 66 Hotel and Casino. With an amateur record of 4-0 Steve is looking to remain undefeated against Adrian Yazzi at March Mayhem in Gallup NM on March 10th. Steve primarily trains ...

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Fidel Maldonado Headlines April 28th Event.

Undefeated 13-0 Albuquerque native, Fidel Maldonado, will be fighting in the main event on April 28th in the “Solo Boxeo Tecate” event. Maldonado is the current WBC lightweight youth champion, 11 of his wins come by way of KO. We don’t know who he’s fighting in this 10 rounder yet, but we’re sure there will be fireworks no matter who the opponent is. ...

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Carlos Condit Day

Albuquerque’s mayor Richard Barry officially named February 29th “Carlos Condit Day”.  Condit had his day full with the media.  Starting the day off at a few radio stations and then finishing the evening off with a big entrance at the UNM Lobos game. MMA Weekly Albuquerque Celebrates Carlos Condit Day Albuquerque Journal  Mayor Celebrates Condit’s Exploits

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March Events

A few notable tussles on the calendar for March 2012. As we learn more this post will be updated. UFC: March 3rd – UFC ON FX 2 – Alves vs. Kampman  (Australia) StrikeForce: March 3rd –  Tate vs. Rousey (Ohio)   March 2nd (Boxing) FIT NHB Smoker The Battlegrounds Series at  FIT NHB is a great amateur series on the first first Friday of ...

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Gonzalez, Montoya Victorious, Sanchez Upset at Warehouse Rumble

In their first at bat as a professional boxing promotion, last night, Chavez Promotions hit a home run with their Warehouse Rumble card. A very entertaining set of seven bouts thrilled fans at the sold out YDI Wool Warehouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “Wow! For our first event it’s amazing how the fans and the fighters responded tonight,” said matchmaker ...

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The First Ever UFC on Fuel Why You Should Watch

OK I’ll be honest; most people aren’t too excited about the UFC on Fuel 1 card.  Most of the reasons are lame and have more to do with being novice fans than anything else. I’ve heard mumbling of the free cards not having any star power fights and the fighters not being familiar to anyone etc. However, if you live ...

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