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Sanchez vs. Sanchez III Can Revitalize New Mexico’s Fight Scene (Volume One of Three)

Let’s not sugar coat this. Let’s not waste time with a general intro. New Mexico MMA is in desperate need of revitalization and it couldn’t come soon enough. That isn’t an opinion. Just take a look at the facts. It can be seen and felt by anyone paying attention. This year, in 2016, fight fans continue to see less events, fewer promoters, and dramatically ...

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Breaking down the JMMAS XVII Fight Card By The Numbers

We only have a few hours left before the Jackson’s MMA Series XVII event kicks-off inside the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino. If you the fight card hasn’t sold you, with a main event featuring arguably the two best prospects in the entire State in the lighter weight classes, and you are looking for a few more reasons to attend the ...

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Social Media Chatter Indicates Cody East Is UFC Bound

This past weekend, Cody East (12-1) scored a decisive TKO victory over Kevin Asplund (16-10) in what was a glorified feature bout for East. The bout was held in Minnesota under the Legacy FC banner of which East is the Heavyweight Champion. It has been rumored that the match-up was requested by Dana White, President of the UFC, so that ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series XVII To Feature Four Of The Area’s Most Recognizable Amateur Competitors

When the Jackson’s MMA Series rolls through the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino on February 13th, fight fans will be treated to a fight card with several notable names most that follow the local scene will recognize immediately. While the main event between top prospects Jordan Espinosa and Nick Urso may be enough to drive the ticket sales, all additional incentives ...

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The Heat Is Turned Up For Espinosa vs. Urso & It Couldn’t Come Sooner For A Local Scene In Desperate Need Of A Spark

This is sports-entertainment, ladies and gentleman, and today we touch on one of the more entertaining rivalries our local scene has had for quite some time. Sure, there are the purists out there who believe trash-talk doesn’t have a place in combat sports but in this case, it is a breath of fresh air for a fight scene that is ...

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2015 SWFight.com Awards: Holly Holm Sweeps Three Different Awards

Holly Holm wins 2015 SWFight.com’s MMA Fighter of the Year, Knockout of the Year, and Upset of the Year There can be no argument that Holly hit a Holm run in 2015. Keeping her undefeated record intact was unbelievably the least of her accolades for the calendar year as “The Preacher’s Daughter” most notably stunned the combat sport’s world with ...

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