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Austin Trout, right, lands a punch on Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico during the eighth round of their WBA Superwelterweight title fight in 2012.

AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams

Trout, Mundine appear set to renew rivalry

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

The on-again, off-again boxing grudge match between Las Cruces’ Austin Trout and Australia’s Anthony …

Local MMA fighter stars in viral ad

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

Michelle Waterson is going viral.Waterson, an Albuquerque MMA fighter, is the star of …

Reports: Condit to return vs. Alves

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

The Internet is alive with reports, thus far unconfirmed, that Albuquerque MMA fighter Carlos Condit …

Holly Holm, top, connects with Raquel Pennington during a UFC 184 mixed martial arts bantamweight bout on Saturday, 

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

Holm just needs time, UFC president says

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

LOS ANGELES – During Saturday night’s UFC 184 MMA card, some rain fell on the streets outsid …

Holly Holm trains for her UFC debut earlier this month at Jackson-Wink MMA gym in Albuquerque. She fights tonight in LA. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

Holm ready for showdown

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

Moriarty’s Means ready for his welterweight bout

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

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

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

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

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

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