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Celebrating 20 Years of FIT NHB: The First Best Guy

On May 19th, FIT NHB (Fighters In Training, No Holds Barred) celebrates their twentieth year of existence as an entity within the combat sport’s world. Not just a unique acronym, the lauded gym has been quintessential to the development and evolution of mixed martial arts in the State of New Mexico and the Southwest region. When FIT NHB announced via ...

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Celebrating 20 Years of FIT NHB – The Beginning

On May 19th, FIT NHB (Fighters In Training, No Holds Barred) celebrates their twentieth year of existence as an entity within the combat sports world. Not just a unique acronym, the lauded gym has been quintessential to the development and evolution of mixed martial arts in the State of New Mexico and the Southwest region. Depending on where you would ...

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Road to Recovery: FIT NHB’s Jayme Hinshaw details her arm injury and winning the KOTC Championship

It was the evening of November 10th, 2017 inside the Blackbear Casino in Carlton, Minnesota more than 1,300 miles away from Albuquerque, New Mexico. FIT NHB’s Jayme Hinshaw was about to compete for the promotion’s Atomweight Title against Melissa Karagianis in the main event. There was no way for Hinshaw to know that the night’s conclusion would yield both good ...

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2017 SWFight.com MMA Fighter of the Year: Nicco Montano

FIT NHB’s Nicco Montano captured the Inaugural 125-pound Flyweight UFC Championship after winning “The Ultimate Fighter” and starting the year relatively unknown to the combat sports world. Though a list of fighters could have won this award this year, I don’t think there is a better story than that of Nicco Montano (5-2) and her rise to the top of the ...

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Ray Borg’s Journey To The Pinnacle Of the Sport Fighting MMA’s Best Flyweight – Part One

The landscape of mixed martial arts was vastly different in 2011. Jackson’s MMA Series hosted their sixth show and featured headliner Joey Villasenor. Evolution Combat Sports had just put on three shows that year, namely ECSC 2 that featured Angelica Chavez and Joby Sanchez. King of the Cage had established itself as a premier stomping grounds for competition as the ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series XXII Results

Yesterday, Saturday, June 10th inside the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, the Jackson’s MMA Series put on their twenty second show. SWFight had the talented photographer, Christopher Cook snapping photos of the evening’s festivities. Follow the link below for the SWFight Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SWFight/ Jackson’s MMA Series XXII Results: Main Event: Harvey Park def. Roberto Amorim by TKO (strikes) in ...

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