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Damacio Page returns tonight May 31st at Legacy 20

Tonight on Friday night, Legacy Fighting Championships will bring their 20th show into the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. May 31st will be the date of yet another exciting event featuring several of the top regional fighters that Texas claims as their own. In the evening’s main event, Texas lightweight prospect Carlos Diego Ferreira will face off with ...

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Donald Cerrone faces off with K.J. Noons at UFC 160 with divisional relavence on the line

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone

On Saturday May 25th, Albuquerque will be sending off two fistfuls of dynamite into the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 160. Jackson-Winklejohn product Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (19-5) will be taking his exciting kickboxing into the octagon to face off against Strikeforce standout K.J. Noons (11-6). Expected to be on the main card portion of the PPV event, Cerrone has ...

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Andres Quintana and Brian Castillo headline Chinaco MMA event in Juarez, Mexico on May 25th

Andres Quintana and Brian Castillo Play Lead Role in Juarez Chinaco MMA Mexico Event A big fight featuring two young talented fighters from the Southwest, is scheduled for May 25th just south of the border. Jackson-Winklejohn product Andres Quintana (4-1), will put his four fight win streak on the line when he faces off with Brian Castillo (2-2) of El Paso’s Bushido MMA, ...

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Fight Introduction: Keep an eye out for Jordan Espinosa

When you train in New Mexico for combat sports, it is easy to fly under the radar and become slightly overshadowed by the high volume of talented fighters being housed in our state. Each prominent local gym is lined with talented, hardworking individuals and it becomes nearly impossible to stay focused or remain current with one single individual. With that ...

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Two Jackson-Winklejohn fighters featured on UFC 159 undercard, both sitting at significant points in their career

On April 28th, perhaps MMA’s most significant fight will take place as Albuquerque trained and UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones (17-1) will take on the trash talking and wrestling standout Chael Sonnen (27-12-1) in a World Title fight at UFC 159. The event will take place inside the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and the evening will be home ...

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UFC 158: Daily Blog (Day 2)

Thursday March 14th Thursday is a day full of media obligations for the fighters. The most important obligation for the day is the pre-fight presser.  At the presser fighters from the main card answer questions from the media and pose for a stare down. After the Press conference Carlos had a handful of phone interviews to finish up with the ...

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UFC 158: Daily Blog (Day 1)

As with my previous fight day blog it starts off in the airport.  I previously blogged about the UFC on Fox 6 card where I shadowed (4) fighters from Jackson’s.  It was a great experience shooting another UFC card, but I wanted to switch it up. For this trip I will be working for Fightland. Fightland has made a very ...

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Why Is New Mexico Still A Long Shot To Play Host To A Potential UFC Event?

It is well-known that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the pinnacle of MMA. From employing just about every fighter within the world top-10 rankings in just about every weight class from 125-pounds to heavyweight and having the most successful pay-per-view model currently in combat sports; the UFC is the sport’s biggest and brightest stage and yet, the promotion has ...

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