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2014 SWFight.com MMA Knockout of the Year

Damacio Page’s violent overhand right “heard ’round the world” is this year’s MMA “Knockout of the Year” This past October, Legacy FC came to New Mexico for the second time and brought with them the intrigue of two title fights. The show on paper was stacked with exciting match-ups and from the very start, Legacy FC 36 delivered excitement to ...

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King of the Cage heads to Socorro for “Fierce” on January 24th

Rewind almost ten years ago and the King of the Cage promotion was live inside the Socorro National Guard Armory for an event simply named “Socorro”. Well-known local Richard Montano and future UFC top contender John Dodson worked atop the show’s billing in respective bouts against tough local competition but would leave the event with opposite outcomes. Fast forward back to present time ...

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2014 SWFight.com Submission of the Year

Slade Ring’s ‘Omoplata Choke’ 2014 SWFight.com Submission of the Year The “Submission of the Year” from 2013 really set the bar high for 2014 as Adrian Cruz and his extremely rare scarf-hold arm-lock submission really set a standard for degree of difficulty necessary to win our annual award. However, an amateur fighter was able to hit that bar and ensure that ...

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“The Dirty Bird” Meets “Lyoto” At Fight Night ‘Machida vs. Dollaway’ In Brazil On Saturday Night

Tim Means has quietly become a legitimate UFC veteran heading into his seventh bout inside the UFC’s Octagon. “The Dirty Bird” has amassed a record of 3-3 while fighting for the promotion and is currently heading into a bout this Saturday night with momentum from his last outing where he defeated a very durable Hernani Perpetuo via a Judge’s Decision. Looking to ...

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FIT NHB’s Kyle Bolt Featured Tonight On Bellator MMA 131 “Ortiz vs. Bonnar”

A very talented fighter flying beneath the radar will be featured on the undercard of a major MMA show tonight. While the MMA world has a full plate of action scheduled for tonight, fans of our hard-working locals can tune in to Bellator MMA 131 headlined by Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar to watch one. Live on Spike TV’s website (click here), FIT NHB’s Kyle ...

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Triple-A-MMA “Genesis” Hype Video Delivers On What New Mexico MMA Needs ……. Buzz & Excitement

Later this week Triple-A-MMA will host their tenth event as the show titled “Genesis” will be held inside the Pat McKernan Event Center in Albuquerque’s South Valley. The parent company Orthrus Promotions has played roles in several other promotions in the local fight game including partnering with Holmes Boxing for their boxing events north of Santa Fe and the experience in ...

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Two Of New Mexico’s & WMMA’s Best Fighters Pick Up Victories At Invicta FC 9 This Past Weekend

This past weekend in Davenport, Iowa the highly successful all-woman MMA promotion Invicta FC held their 9th show and the second consecutive event broadcast via UFC Fight Pass. Invicta FC has been home to the best women fighters in the world since its creation and first event in mid-2012 and has been home to several of New Mexico’s most prominent fighters. ...

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King of the Cage “Duke City” – The Next Day Analysis & Recap

Last night inside the Crowne Plaza Hotel, King of the Cage “Duke City” definitely put to test the room capacity as the venue was packed and as loud as ever for the professional/amateur fight card. King of the Cage has definitely made a home inside the ballroom within the newly renovated Crowne Plaza Hotel and consistently sells their shows out time and ...

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