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2013 Southwest Fight News Awards: Submission Of The Year

Adrian Cruz Pulls Off Rare Scarf Hold Armlock at Bellator 91 The bar was set very high, very early on in 2013 for anyone hoping to have the Southwest’s “Submission Of The Year” award and it turned out the year’s first jaw-dropping submission would continue its dominance over the rest for about 10-months en route to becoming our award winner. The ...

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Carlos Condit Gets New Opponent For UFC 171, Draws Tyron Woodley In March

The Welterweight Division within the Ultimate Fighting Championships promotion was blown wide-open when Champion Georges St. Pierre vacated his title and announced his leave of absence from mixed martial arts. After the announcement, a division that was once locked up tightly by the Champion’s dominance was once again open for any 170-pounder to step up and take the crown of ...

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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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