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Ticket Sales One of Many Ways to Support Local Fighters

As is the case with nearly every profession, individuals must work from the bottom and strenuously dedicate the time and energy to progress and make it to the top. Combat sports is not the exception, in order to get to the elite level where the pay grade is higher then one must start making minimal money fighting in small shows. ...

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Gomez Ends Cabral’s Undefeated Streak with 5th Round TKO

In front of a small crowd of about 250 fans at the Albuquerque Convention Center one of New Mexico’s most tried fighters, Joseph Gomez, went up against one of its undefeated but untested in Cristian Cabral on Chavez Promotions – Aztec Warriors boxing card. The initial round started with Cabral doubling and tripling up his punches. As expected Gomez who was ...

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SWFight.com lists the 6 best New Mexico MMA events

The rich history of New Mexico’s MMA scene dates back to the early 2000’s when King of the Cage was in full swing in Albuquerque and Diego Sanchez was the “Nightmare” as an undefeated top prospect representing the little known Jackson-Winklejohn gym in the inaugural season of the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter reality TV show. The state has always had a ...

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Gomez Oozing Confidence in Preparation for Cabral

When a young up and coming prospect is set to go up against a tested veteran fighter it is usually a forgone conclusion that the veteran was put in a no-win situation. This Friday night’s Joe Gomez (18-7-1, 8KOs) vs. Cristian Cabral (5-0-1, 3KOs) Aztec Warriors main event at the Albuquerque Convention Center in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico is anything but an obvious ...

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Can Cristian Cabral Conquer the New Mexico Welterweight Division?

Next Friday’s bout against Joseph Gomez might not launch Cristian Cabral into stardom but with a victory it will serve as a stepping stone into regional recognition. Cabral (5-0-1. 3KOs) impressed many in his last outing when he took on hybrid fighter Donald Sanchez, a former King of the Cage Champion in MMA. Sanchez was undefeated at the time as ...

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