Home » *SWFN Articles » Pre-Fight Breakdown

Pre-Fight Breakdown

Combat Xtreme’s “Unfinished Business” Features The Rematch Between Mikey Lovato and Gene Perez

Back in April, two seasoned veterans of New Mexico MMA touched gloves and battled back-and-forth for fifteen minutes before a Judge’s Decision was rendered. During the three round affair, controversy would rear it’s head and that controversy would carry over into the Judge’s Decision. Now, a short three months later, the two veterans will once again enter the cage to ...

Read More »

UFC Fight Night “Swanson vs. Stephens” Features Several New Mexico Trained Fighters & One Home Grown Favorite

The AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas better be prepared for the high-level talent headed to the venue capable of holding over eighteen-thousand people. This Saturday, June 28th, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will host UFC Fight Night: “Swanson vs. Stephens” in the Lone Star State and Albuquerque, New Mexico will be well-represented. From the headlining act to the opening ...

Read More »

Breaking Down Ray Borg Vs. Dustin Ortiz

In one of the most monumental stories in New Mexico’s MMA history, 20-year old Ray Borg needed only six professional MMA bouts to get on the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s radar and garner national MMA attention. After his April 5th Legacy FC 30 victory against Jackson-Winkeljohn’s Nick Urso, the “Taz-Mexican Devil” Borg would get the call from the ZUFFA owned MMA promotion and was immediately scheduled ...

Read More »

A Quick Fan Guide To The Legacy FC Fight Card

The day has finally arrive fight fans, it is fight day for Legacy FC 30 and the popular Texas MMA promotion will host a stacked fight card tonight at the Route 66 Casino just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. In conjunction with Fresquez Productions, Legacy FC brings their successful show to the very first time to our state and they ...

Read More »

Abel Cullum, Hunter Tucker Offer Their Insight On Ray Borg and Nick Urso Before Their Legacy FC 30 Bout

Tomorrow night the landscape of the Flyweight division within the State of New Mexico will be re-shaped when FIT NHB’s Ray Borg takes on Jackson-Winkeljohn product Nick Urso. Southwest Fight News has dedicated a lot of time to the match-up and has heralded the bout as the biggest fight in New Mexico’s history between two locally trained fighters. Friday night’s event will ...

Read More »

King Of The Cage “Rumble”: The Monday Morning Perspective

The King of the Cage promotion has arguably been the state’s foundation for MMA growth throughout the decade and beyond. There start to 2014 exemplifies that argument very well as the 17-fight event “Rumble” featured so many levels of experience from your debut amateurs to first time professionals. Saturday night in the Crowne Plaza Hotel had so many high points ...

Read More »