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Local New Mexico Combat Athletes Share Their Predictions for Mayweather vs. McGregor

The talk of the sport’s world for the last six weeks have been centered around the combat sport super fight to be contested in the confines of boxing’s squared circle. Later tonight, UFC Champion Conor McGregor will make his professional boxing debut against a fighter many consider the best to ever strap on the boxing gloves, Floyd Mayweather. The super fight ...

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Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa Make Weight for Contender Series Bout

Albuquerque Rivals Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa Make Weight for tomorrow’s Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Bout A year and a half old beef will finally be settled tomorrow night as Albuquerque flyweights Nick Urso and Jordan Espinosa face each other on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, live on UFC Fight Pass. The men both made weight this ...

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Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso to Rematch on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Nick Urso vs Jordan Espinosa

Espinosa vs. Urso Winner Gets Possible Shot at UFC Contract Multiple sources have confirmed that a rematch between Albuquerque fighters Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso will be taking place on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series on August 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC produced weekly series streams live on UFC Fight Pass. It brings together UFC hopefuls looking ...

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Joby Sanchez Kicks Off Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Joby Sanchez Takes on Manny Vazquez in Premiere of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Live on UFC Fight Pass It is the second chance that Albuquerque’s Joby Sanchez has been waiting for. On Tuesday, July 11, Sanchez (9-2) will be returning to a UFC octagon as the opening fight for Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, a new weekly series ...

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Jerome Rivera on Brink of Making History with win at LFA 14

Jerome Rivera

With a flyweight championship win at LFA 14, Jerome Rivera Sets Himself up for Potential UFC Call For several years in the 2000s, New Mexico was a hotbed for mixed martial arts prospects. However, over the last 3 years there has been a lull in local fighters cracking the MMA glass ceiling. On Friday night, Santa Fe’s Jerome Rivera hopes to ...

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Joby Sanchez and Adam Antolin Square Off for GKO Title

Adam Antolin vs Joby Sanchez

Sanchez vs. Antolin Puts Jackson-Wink MMA Against AKA A solid flyweight title fight has been scheduled for Global Knockout’s August 5 event between former UFC fighter Joby Sanchez and former UFC TUF 24 contestant Adam Antolin. The bout will headline the GKO 10 card set to take at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort in Jackson, California. The 25-year-old Sanchez (9-2) ...

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By The Numbers: Getting to know the locals of LFA 10

It is fight week for a handful of New Mexico based athletes this week as we approach tomorrow night’s Legacy Fighting Alliance event being held in Pueblo, Colorado in the Massari Arena. The event’s official date is April 21st and will feature some of the area’s best talents from the level of up-and-coming all the way to established veteran. A ...

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Undefeated Prospect Jerome Rivera Signs To Fight April 21 for LFA 10 in Pueblo, Colorado

Through our sources, SWFight.com has learned that undefeated prospect Jerome Rivera (6-0) has signed a bout agreement to compete for the Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) promotion for their LFA 10 event on April 21st, 2017 in Pueblo, Colorado. Coming off his sixth professional victory just a short few weeks ago, Rivera, has rattled off ten consecutive victories counting his amateur ...

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