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Inside The Mind Of Westside Power Gym’s Carlos Casados

MMA is well-known in the state of New Mexico as the area plays host to an array and mixture of talent spanning from UFC-caliber fighters to the up-and-coming amateurs that fill our local fight cards. While the physical aspect of MMA is most often discussed, the emotional and mental states of the athletes who compete often go unmentioned. In a ...

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UFC 170 And What It Meant For New Mexico Trained Fighters

  This past Saturday, the highly discussed UFC 170 event was held inside the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight card for UFC 170 was stacked with talent, notable names and exciting match-ups and when the dust cleared and settled, it has become apparent that several of the evening’s bout conclusions hold some short and long-term ramifications ...

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Legacy Fighting Championship 30 Announced For April 4th, Holly Holm To Headline Stacked Fight Card Against Julianna Werner

A press conference to announce the first Legacy Fighting Championship mixed martial arts card to take place in New Mexico was held today inside the Route 66 Casino. We already knew in advance that the featured name scheduled for the  Legacy Fighting Championship 30 (LC 30) event would be undefeated WMMA standout Holly Holm (6-0). The April 4th event is billed as a co-promotion ...

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Fidel Maldonado vs. John Nater Fox Sports 1 Weigh-In Results

Earlier today at a Home Depot in San Antonio, Texas, the weigh-in for tomorrow night’s Golden Boy Boxing card were held. The main event will feature Albuquerque’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. (17-2, 14KOs) and late fill-in John Nater (13-4, 10KOs) of Puerto Rico. Nater, replaces Maldonado’s original opponent,  Steve Forbes, who was forced off the card due to failing a pre-fight ...

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King Of The Cage “Rumble” Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for King of the Cage “Rumble” went down today inside the Sadie’s Restaurant on 4th Street in Albuquerque, New Mexico. All fighters weighed in prior to their scheduled bouts at tomorrow’s event which is slated to start at 6 P.M. and the doors will actually open one-hour prior at 5 P.M. The promotion would like to thank the ...

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Catching Up With Some Of The Gyms Featured This Weekend At King Of The Cage “Rumble”

This Saturday night, February 8th inside the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico fight fans will get their first glimpse of the King of the Cage promotion in 2014. In the promotion’s first show of the year they will compile a healthy dosage of over ten gyms to participate in their “Rumble” event. Traditionally, fight cards have several fighters ...

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Southwest Fight News Monthly Awards For January 2014

We have finished one full month in 2014 and already the area has had some great results from the boxing and MMA scene here in New Mexico and surrounding areas. With the heavy volume of combat action happening in the area and featuring the area’s athletes venturing around the nation, we have decided to acknowledge some of the best performances ...

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Heads Up Fight Fans! What To Watch For Super Bowl Weekend

This weekend is shaping up to be another fun weekend of mixed martial arts. However, this weekend feels more mellow then the weeks preceding as past weekends have had numerous events featuring locals in both boxing and MMA; ranging from Fort Worth, Texas to the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino where Holmes Boxing started off the year in the boxing ...

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