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Catching up with Thai Boxer Terris James

Terris James is a professional kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter from Albuquerque, New Mexico. After a brief amateur career Terris joined the ranks of professional fighters and quickly found himself toe to toe with world class fighters including Duane “Bang” Ludwig, Gregory Swerts, and Adam Higson. Originally, James was trained under the well known coach and world champion Mike Winklejohn and now Terris James ...

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Fighter Introduction – Andres “Bullet” Quintana

MMA Fighter Andres Quintana

In the booming sport of mixed martial arts, the youth movement is overwhelmingly strong and continuing to come forward like a tidal wave. The days where the “Old Lions” dominate with fundamental technique and years of dedicated training in hole in the wall gyms are coming to an end as the younger, athletic movement pushes forward full force. World Champions ...

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Fighter Introduction: Judgment MMA’s Adrian Cruz

King of the Cage "Ignite" Photo Gallery

In a sport that boasts so many athletes that put in the time, the energy and train in the martial arts it is easy to get lost in the fray of participants who end up fighting in the cage. What sets people apart from the pack, what makes a person stand out from the crowd are the intangibles involved that are ...

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A Fighter Introduction: FIT NHB’s Frank Baca

SWFN Visits FIT NHB

There is something to be said about an exceptional athlete making strides in their careers while always representing their roots of where they came from. New Mexico is rich with pride of our athletes though their successful ventures and their downfalls. Someone the mixed martial arts community should be extremely excited to put their support in is a 26-year old ...

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Fighter Introduction: FIT NHB’s Ray Borg

SWFN Visits FIT NHB

New Mexico has always been a bright spot on the mixed martial arts map, the state has bred home-grown world champions and has harbored world champions in the states many illustrious gyms. With those accolades attached to the state and its strong foundation upon the sport of MMA, it should come as no surprise that we have up and coming, young ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series – Frank Gomez vs Aaron Cerda (Pre-fight Breakdown)

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The Jackson’s MMA Series has become a staple for quality events featuring local talent highlighted by fighters from the highly accredited Jackson-Winklejohn gym. September 8th, 2012 will mark the promotions ninth event and will also be welcoming a new stomping grounds as the series makes it debut in Albuquerque’s Tingley Coliseum. In previous shows we have seen the Jackson’s MMA ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series IX – Full Breakdown

Frank Gomez

The Jackson’s MMA Series IX will be jam packed with action on September 8th, 2012. The event will feature a heavy amount of local talent competing beneath the lights of Albuquerque’s Tingley Coliseum. SWFight has you covered with plenty of fight coverage, fight analysis and photo galleries, check out the links below for all the Jackson’s MMA Series IX information you need ...

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Fight Week Gallery: Isaac “Ike” Vallie-Flagg

Isaac "Ike"Vallie-flagg

Isaac Vallie-Flagg (12-3-1 MMA, 1-0 SF) will be facing Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante (16-4-1 MMA, 1-1 SF) on the “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Finale.” on May 19th 2012. Vallie-Flagg’s last appeared on the “Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum”  where he defeated Brian Melancon by split decision. Winning 9 out of the last 10 fights “ike” is looking to bring home another W. [nggallery id=29]

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