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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: MMA Amateur Of The Year

In your first year of embarking on a new career, it is expected to run into some road-blocks and obstacles along the way. It is completely normal to struggle and have some harsh lessons levied onto you during that initial time period. In the world of amateur mixed martial arts, the start of the amateur career is meant to make ...

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The Monday Morning Recap

It was one of the busiest weekends in recent memory for the Southwest’s combat community as there was so much going on all-around the world. Boxing and MMA, regional shows and the UFC; New Mexico especially had so much going on that we as a staff couldn’t touch on everything going on despite our best efforts. In our second wind ...

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Holm Vs. Hayes “Havoc: A Sunday’s Retrospective

Friday night’s “Havoc” fight card came with heavy anticipation as many believed it could have been Holly Holm’s last fight in front of a local crowd before her assumed move to the UFC ranks. While that isn’t the case, a Holm fight card typically brings immense buzz to the area and the New Mexico combat sport star is easily the ...

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King of the Cage “Driven” – Results From Ute Mountain Casino

We are live inside the Ute Mountain Casino in Colorado for King of the Cage “Driven”. The fight card is full of mostly amateur bouts and features so many of our local, hard-working local fighters from around the Southwest. Keep yourself up to date by refreshing periodically! Quick Results: Main Event: Steve Hanna defeats  Kani Correa via Submission (Triangle) Round 1 Co-Main ...

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“Havoc” Holm Vs. Hayes Weigh-In Results

We have a little over 24-hours before fight fans can pack into the Route 66 Casino for the first Fresquez Productions MMA card of the year. “Havoc” features a WMMA clash between our local combat sport Superstar Holly Holm taking on Colorado’s Angela Hayes. The rest of the card is full of other notable MMA action including top flyweight prospect Nick Urso, undefeated amateurs ...

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“Havoc” Hayes Vs. Holm Primer: Main Event Features Devastating Strikers Against Seasoned Veteran Of WMMA

The women divisions within mixed martial arts are still on a progressive climb as the popularity of female fighters are surging upwards at a monumental pace. The year of 2013 has been arguably the biggest year for WMMA and with the emergence of superstar Ronda Rousey, the women now have a chance to shine brightly in the sport’s brightest lights. Albuquerque’s ...

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