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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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UFC on Fox 6: Daily Blog (Day 4)

Fight Day. Giving the fighters a little extra time to sleep I jump in a taxi with coach Gibson to meet up with coach Winkeljohn.  The destination was the Willis tower (formerly known as Sears Tower), but due to a 45min wait we decide to explore the city of Chicago by foot.   d We make it back to the ...

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UFC on Fox 6: Daily Blog (Day 3)

The day of the weigh-in. I opted not to follow the fighters through the weight cut process on the treadmill and sauna.  Rolled out of the hotel around 9am and went for a jog around the city.                     Post weigh-ins

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UFC on Fox 6: Daily Blog (Day 1)

Wednesday January 23rd 2013 Today is a travel day. Heading to Chicago for the weekend to support our local fighters and hopefully snag some deep dish pizza and hot dogs in the process. On the card this weekend (4) Jackson’s MMA fighters will be on the card including the main event of John Dodson who will be fighting for the ...

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Five things to watch for at the Jackson’s MMA Series X

The Jackson’s MMA Series X event is going down tonight, December 1st inside the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. SWFight.com has kept you up to date with fight coverage and match up breakdowns all week and all the festivities will cap off a fun year for New Mexico regional MMA action for the 2012 year. For fight fans not ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series X: First Two Pro Fights Set To Deliver

Peeking its head just around the corner, this weekend the Jackson’s MMA Series closes out 2012 with the tenth installment of the popular series. The event is slated to go down this Saturday, December 1st at Tingley Coliseum. If you have tuned into SWFight.com all week then you will already be familiar with all the amateur fighters featured in the ...

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Jackson’s MMA Series X: Undercard features Dodson, Sparks

Jackson’s MMA Series X –  Jon Sparks vs Allen Washington Many regional promotions in the sport of MMA tend to mix amateur and professional bouts onto one fight card and are split up to showcase the professional fighters on what is called the “main card.” The terminology should not be taken literally as the amateur fights are every bit deserving of ...

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