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Legacy FC 36 Announced For October 17 At The Route 66 Casino

This afternoon, a press conference was held at the Tia Juanita restaurant to announce Legacy FC 36 to be held in Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The fight card was stacked full of local talent from New Mexico and Legacy FC in partnership with Fresquez Productions will start their run of events in the post-Holly Holm era in New Mexico. Holm headlined the ...

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Resurrection Fight Alliance (RFA) Is Bringing A Stacked Fight Card To New Mexico On September 12

New Mexico has become a hotspot destination for several MMA promotions over the last couple of years and now the “505” will host yet another premier MMA show. The Resurrection Fight Alliance (RFA) promotion is a fast-rising show that started promoting MMA events in December of 2011 and have since put on nearly shows. They will bring their popular show to Albuquerque, New Mexico on ...

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Mikey Lovato Retires After TKO Loss To Gene Perez, Combat Xtreme In Belen Features Only Three Fights Amidst A Weekend Of Oddities

In a state so full of combat history, fight fans in New Mexico have seen their fair share of interesting and unique occurrences happening in the combat scene all-around the state. When the Combat Xtreme promotion started their marketing of “Unfinished Business”, the details weren’t unlike other shows the area had seen before. The show was held this past Saturday in ...

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New Mexico MMA Corner Stories

Combat sports are far more intimate than the visual perception of two athletes striking one another and attempting to manipulate the other’s limbs inside a ring or cage. As most fight fans will understand, combat sports are infinitely deeper than what is seen by the eye on the surface level. Real emotions are invested into these individual fights and those ...

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Remembering Mike Maestas (1985-2009)

Five years ago, mixed martial arts lost an extremely talented young competitor and the world around him, friends, family, and supporters alike lost an exceptional human being. Michael Glenn Maestas, also known by his MMA nickname “Demolition Man” was 24-years old when he passed. Today, in honor of the talented young man, we revisit the legacy he leaves behind both ...

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Judgement MMA’s Jiu Jitsu Coach Rich “The Switch” Chavez Wins Gold At The ADCC Regionals In North Carolina

When you want to prove your talents against the best grapplers in the area in no-Gi competition, it would be wise to seek out the Abu Dhabi Combat Club as a platform to achieve that goal. The ADCC competition/tournaments is world-renowned and considered by most as the pinnacle of grappling for no-Gi competitors. Since 1998, ADCC has been host to grappling legends nd icons. In ...

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With A Looming Date With UFC Champion Rousey On The Horizon, Who Will Holm Pair Up With In Her UFC Debut?

As the MMA world continue to buzz over the UFC signing of Holly Holm, fight fans are now embracing the reality that “The Preacher’s Daughter” has joined the ranks of the UFC’s WMMA roster and are now beginning to ask questions about the details of the monumental announcement. The highlight reel of Holm’s devastating punches and kicks have truly captivated fans ...

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Holly Holm Signs With The UFC

It has finally happened. Holly Holm has signed with the UFC. Moments ago UFC President Dana White tweeted the news of “The Preacher’s Daughter” signing on to the sport of MMA’s premier promotion. White’s tweet read  “Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM”. Holm (7-0) has made quite the run on the regional circuit rattling off six technical knockout finishes in seven ...

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