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Albuquerque MMA fighter Holly Holm, right, shown during her bout against Juliana Werner last year, is scheduled to make her UFC debut Saturday against Raquel Pennington on UFC 184 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

Holm ready for her UFC close-up

Expectations high as Albuquerque fighter prepares for her debut with sport’s premier promotion

Tim Means, right, knees Hernani Perpetuo during a welterweight mixed martial arts bout at a UFC on Fox event in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, July 26, 2014. Means won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Means puts the pieces together

Comparing boxing to mixed martial arts, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz once said, …

Alleged rape victim sues UNM

A former UNM student who alleged she was raped last April by two Lobo football players and another man has… more »


Losing in Pit won’t be status quo for Lobos

After their 63-46 victory over New Mexico on Tuesday night at the Pit, the San Diego State Aztecs walked leisurely up the ramp with no visible emotion.