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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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Diego “The Dream” Sanchez interview

MMA Fighting caught up with Albuquerque’s Diego Sanchez in a 25min interview last week.  Diego has been flown under the radar for the past we years with his personal life, but in this Ariel Helwan interview Diego shared his past.  Don’t forget to cheer Diego on on the FuelTV card this Wednesday when he faces Jake Ellenberger. “I got sucked real ...

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Tim “Dirty Bird” Means preps For UFC on Fuel

I was lucky enough last weekend to talk with Tim Means, post training session with coach Tom Vaughn, and mid photo shoot, about his upcoming UFC fight, training, life, family and everything in between. Tim’s Current record is 16-3-1, with 75% of those victories by TKO. He currently holds both the Junior Welterweight and Lightweight belts in King of the Cage. I ...

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