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March Mayhem in Gallup, NM

Southwest Fight News loaded up the energy drinks and beef jerky and hit the highway for the short road trip to Gallup New Mexico, to cover the March Madness event by T2 promotions. We had an absolute blast at the event and the trip was well worth it.We even overstayed our welcome, stealing wifi, way past midnight, at a McDonald’s ...

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About SWF

What is Southwest Fight News? Southwest Fight News is a blog with one simple goal: to provide content that will inform, inspire, and promote. Southwest Fight News covers topics such as local news, health, nutrition, and event coverage. We publish content appropriate for all ages and genders. We emphasize our coverage to focus on local athletes of any experience level. ...

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Steve Garcia is Ready

We caught up with Steve Garcia preparing for his upcoming fight. Steve is coming off a very impressive victory over Brandon Trujillo in “Clash in The Cage” at Route 66 Hotel and Casino. With an amateur record of 4-0 Steve is looking to remain undefeated against Adrian Yazzi at March Mayhem in Gallup NM on March 10th. Steve primarily trains ...

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Carlos Condit Day

Albuquerque’s mayor Richard Barry officially named February 29th “Carlos Condit Day”.  Condit had his day full with the media.  Starting the day off at a few radio stations and then finishing the evening off with a big entrance at the UNM Lobos game. MMA Weekly Albuquerque Celebrates Carlos Condit Day Albuquerque Journal  Mayor Celebrates Condit’s Exploits

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March Events

A few notable tussles on the calendar for March 2012. As we learn more this post will be updated. UFC: March 3rd – UFC ON FX 2 – Alves vs. Kampman  (Australia) StrikeForce: March 3rd –  Tate vs. Rousey (Ohio)   March 2nd (Boxing) FIT NHB Smoker The Battlegrounds Series at  FIT NHB is a great amateur series on the first first Friday of ...

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The First Ever UFC on Fuel Why You Should Watch

OK I’ll be honest; most people aren’t too excited about the UFC on Fuel 1 card.  Most of the reasons are lame and have more to do with being novice fans than anything else. I’ve heard mumbling of the free cards not having any star power fights and the fighters not being familiar to anyone etc. However, if you live ...

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Diego “The Dream” Sanchez interview

MMA Fighting caught up with Albuquerque’s Diego Sanchez in a 25min interview last week.  Diego has been flown under the radar for the past we years with his personal life, but in this Ariel Helwan interview Diego shared his past.  Don’t forget to cheer Diego on on the FuelTV card this Wednesday when he faces Jake Ellenberger. “I got sucked real ...

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Tim “Dirty Bird” Means preps For UFC on Fuel

I was lucky enough last weekend to talk with Tim Means, post training session with coach Tom Vaughn, and mid photo shoot, about his upcoming UFC fight, training, life, family and everything in between. Tim’s Current record is 16-3-1, with 75% of those victories by TKO. He currently holds both the Junior Welterweight and Lightweight belts in King of the Cage. I ...

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FIT/NHB visit’s Tapia’s Gym

FIT NHB fighters Donald Sanchez and Tim Means stopped in at 7 time boxing champion, Johnny Tapia’s gym.  Team Tapia is a thriving gym with a long list of up and coming New Mexico boxers, the perfect place for these top level MMA fighters to keep their tools sharp.   Donald Sanchez had his hands full in 4, 3 minute ...

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Henry Martinez on UFC 143 Card.

This weekend’s UFC 143 fight card just got even better for New Mexico fight fans. Not only does it have Albuquerque’s Carlos Condit in a title fight against Nick Diaz, it was also just announced that Jackson’s/Winkeljohn’s fighter, Henry Martinez, will step in to replace Jorge Lopez against the 5-3-0 Matt Riddle. Martinez is on a 4 fight winning streak, ...

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