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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Best Professional MMA Event

Bellator 91 was arguably the biggest event in recent memory to happen on New Mexico soil but the show failed to propel a local into the spotlight of a regional "Star".

Over the time period spanning between February of 2008 to February of 2013, the New Mexico MMA scene had mostly been compiled of local promotions and the occasional one-off fight event. During that five-year period, the area was lacking a major MMA promotion in the region and since the WEC 32 show in 2008, failed to have the stars of ...

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Bellator 105 And Five Reasons Why It Should Matter To You

Bellator 91 was arguably the biggest event in recent memory to happen on New Mexico soil but the show failed to propel a local into the spotlight of a regional "Star".

Fight Fans, we have less than a week before Bellator MMA returns for the third event of 2013 to be held inside the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. For those fortunate fans who were able to make it to February and July events, they know that when the Bellator promotion hosts an event within state lines ...

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Bellator 105: New Mexico Sends Two Big Men Into Action, Rocky Ramirez And Josh Lanier Draw Two Tough Opponents

Rocky Ramirez

As many fight fans know, Bellator 105 on October 25th will feature three fights featuring three of New Mexico’s most talented 135-pound fighters. Our state has grown accustomed to the influx of sub-155 pound fighters who often compete in the regional ranks. More often the not, local fight cards are filled with lighter weight match-ups and any fight in the ...

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Bellator 105: The Rumored Undercard Participants

Bellator 91 was arguably the biggest event in recent memory to happen on New Mexico soil but the show failed to propel a local into the spotlight of a regional "Star".

Fight fans listen up, Bellator MMA is headed back to New Mexico for the third time this year. This year has been a monumental year for Bellator MMA and the New Mexico MMA scene’s partnership as the top promotion has brought very solid fight cards for the February and July events. Bellator 91 and 97 featured title fights, notable promotional superstars and several high-profile local match-ups. ...

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SWFight.com Presents “Event Reflection”: Bellator 97

Bellator

The heavily anticipated Bellator 97 event concluded Wednesday night in the Santa Ana Star Center and for fans tuning in at home as well as those in attendance, the event delivered an assortment of MMA excitement; from submissions to knockouts, from close decisions to huge announcements. The near-packed house in Rio Rancho saw titles being defended and title contenders being announced while ...

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Bjorn Rebney Says Bellator is Coming Back to New Mexico

Bjorn Rebney Bellator CEO

Yesterday after the Bellator 97 Weigh Ins at The Stage inside the Santa Ana Star Casino we caught up with Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney. In our interview with Rebney he was able to confirm that Bellator MMA will return to New Mexico again in 2013. (Other Bellator representatives that they are aiming for a New Mexico show in October). Something ...

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Bellator 97: An Extensive Guideline 101

Bellator 91 was arguably the biggest event in recent memory to happen on New Mexico soil but the show failed to propel a local into the spotlight of a regional "Star".

The time is fast approaching for the heavily anticipated Bellator 97 event to go down in Rio Rancho and SWFight.com is here to provide you with all the information you need to be best prepared for the July 31st event. After reading this Bellator 97: Guidelines 101 put together by our SWFight staff, we hope you will be ready for ...

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Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney on New Mexico MMA and Holly Holm

Bjorn Rebney Bellator CEO

Yesterday we were joined by Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney for an exclusive interview. Rebney opened up about his interest in the New Mexico MMA market and whether he plans to comeback anytime soon. He also discusses the importance of Holly Holm being included in the first ever Bellator event tonight in New Mexico. Check out our interview with Bjorn Rebney…

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