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Holm vs Mathis Rematch?

From the recent NewMexicoboxing.com post it looks as though we might not see a Holm vs. Mathis rematch. Looks like Fresquez Productions will not be staging another fight card until the summer. With no fights on the table yet for 2012 announced by any promoter, boxing is likely to be in hibernation until then. On the same note, a rematch ...

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Heather Clark Wins Best KO of The Year

Heather Clark

Jackson’s fighter Heather Clark wins the best knock out of the year by WMMA.  Heather earned the award with a :10  KO against April Coutino in Round1 at Evolution: Friday Night Fights 1. Be sure to follow Heather on Facebook and Twitter!   Heather was also nominated with Albuquerque’s Holly Holm KO victory of Jan Finney. The Nominations 1-7 Amanda Nunes ...

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Mean1 MMA: Coach Wink Kickboxing Class

Caught a quick tip on the air waives (Twitter) that coach Mike Winkeljohn would be teaching a kickboxing class at Mean1 MMA (east location) last night.  We figured it would be a small class full of great tips and insite. Pro fighters Andres Quintana, Conrad Padilla and Clint Roberts were present as well. “Like” Mean1 on Facebook so you don’t ...

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Travis Marx signs with Bellator

The Bellator tourney kicks off in March on MTV2. Marx, a former member of the Utah Highway Patrol, now lives in New Mexico and is part of Team Jackson-Winkeljohn in Albuquerque. The 33-year-old is a three-time Utah high-school state wrestling champion who later wrestled at Ricks College, where he finished third in the 2001 NJCAA national tournament. MMA fans may ...

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Training: Hill of Tears

[singlepic id=21 w=320 h=240 float=right]Copper Canyon is often refereed to as the “Hill of Tears”. Located off of Tramway and Copper you will find a great spot to exercise. We caught up with Cub Swanson,  Isaac Vallie-Flagg and Jake Murphy for a late morning workout. I try to do Copper Canyon every Friday because its a gauge for where my conditioning is and it ...

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Fight Recap: Strikeforce, KOTC

Slow weekend for New Mexico fighters, but thankfully we had a great Srikeforce card to watch. KOTC – Steel Curtain KOTC Website USCombatSports Coverage FIT/NHB sent (3) fighters.  Thomas Shchute  lost a 3rd decision against  Johnny Cottrell.  Marciano Wilson lost in a first round submission to Scott Bear, but Isaiah Reyes was victorious over Anthony Kellen in the 3rd round due to strikes. ...

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Fight Recap: Evolution, BAMMA and UFC

Evolution : Evolution Facebook Page: Facebook USCombatsports Pro MMA Paco Castillo def Angel Castillo by Split Decision Adrian Cruz def Gilbert Cuhen by TKO at 4:16 of Rd 1 Brad Nordquist def Eric Kucevic by RNC at 3:39 of Rd 2 Daniel Pinheiro def Filiberto Martinez by RNC at 2:10 of Rd 1 Amateur MMA Jeremiah Cullum def Jonathon Lopez ...

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Big Wins for Jackson’s TUF Fighters!

Diego Brandao: $96,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus, $40,000 “Submission of the Night” bonus and $40,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus) John Dodson: $56,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus, $40,000 “Knockout of the Night” bonus)   Source: Sherdog.com 

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