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What Would A UFC Event Look Like In Albuquerque?

It is a topic that has plenty of debate behind it; is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) ever going to make its way to New Mexico? Often considered the MMA “Mecca”, Albuquerque has been long awaiting the opportunity to host the sports biggest and best promotion for some time and the 14-thousand plus seats of The Pit have longed to ...

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Albuuqerque’s Premier Venue The Pit Was The Location Of Today’s UFC Treasure Hunt

Earlier this afternoon, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had a treasure hunt giveaway in Albuquerque and one lucky winner scored a very rare piece of UFC memorabilia. At approximately 12:00 P.M., Ultimate Fighter winner and top Flyweight Contender John “The Magician” Dodson was on location at “The Pit” to greet fans who were following the UFC’s twitter handle. The treasure hunt is part ...

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SWFight.com lists the 6 best New Mexico MMA events

The rich history of New Mexico’s MMA scene dates back to the early 2000’s when King of the Cage was in full swing in Albuquerque and Diego Sanchez was the “Nightmare” as an undefeated top prospect representing the little known Jackson-Winklejohn gym in the inaugural season of the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter reality TV show. The state has always had a ...

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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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Event Throwback: MMA Fight Pit storms into New Mexico

New Mexico has had its share of quality MMA events housed in several of the states athletic venues. King of the Cage had exciting shows at the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, the Jackson’s MMA Series had audience pleasing events at the Hard Rock Casino, the Evolution Combat Sports promotion put on stacked fight cards in the Clovis area and ...

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