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Local MMA fighter wins amateur flyweight world title in RUF – Published on Aug 9, 2022, this article talks about how two out of three amateur fighters from a local MMA gym won their bouts in RUF 48.

How Phoenix Became a Hotbed for Mixed Martial Arts – Published on Apr 28, 2023, this article discusses how UFC has crowned more champions with ties to Arizona than any other state, making it a hotbed for mixed martial arts.

Chism-Brungard Wants To Make Fans Remember His – Published on Mar 25, 2023, this article features a fighter who was home with his 2nd torn ACL and wondering if he will fight again. RUF Nation was looking for a heavyweight, and Chism-Brungard stepped up.

Boxing events in Phoenix AZ – Published 6 days ago, this article mentions that RUF Nation provides a home for fighters to gain experience in the state of Arizona.

Boxing events in Phoenix AZ – Published on Jul 3, 2023, this article also mentions that RUF Nation provides a home for fighters to gain experience in the state of Arizona.

Who is Waldo Cortes-Acosta, the Dominican UFC fighter – Published on Oct 30, 2022, this article talks about Waldo Cortes-Acosta’s journey in MMA, including his initial fights for Arizona’s regional promotion RUF MMA.

ONE Championship Sets Sights on 2023 for First-ever US – Published on Jul 21, 2022, this article mentions that ONE Championship has co-promoted events with Arizona-based RUF Nation branded as “Road to ONE”.

Nick “Nyquil” Rhoads MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos – Published on Oct 28, 2022, this article features Nick Rhoads, an MMA fighter who has a win in RUF – Cage Rage On the River 2.

5 fighters who could enter UFC, Bellator with August wins – Published on Aug 5, 2022, this article lists several fighters who are on the verge of entering UFC or Bellator, including Skyler Schlosser who fought at RUF 48 in Phoenix.

Bridge City Combat to fight in RUF 48 amateur bout – Published on Aug 4, 2022, this article features a local MMA gym, Bridge City Combat, sending three of its amateur fighters to compete in RUF 48.

Full Results For RUF 47: Road To ONE Heavyweight – Published on May 15, 2022, this article provides the full results for RUF 47 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Reputation of MMA Lab in Phoenix grows with success – Published on Mar 28, 2022, this article discusses the growing reputation of the MMA Lab in Phoenix, with three of its top fighters set to compete for RUF Nation.

3 Things To Know About Terrance Jean-Jacques – Published on May 5, 2022, this article provides information about Terrence Jean-Jacques, a finalist in the “Road To ONE” at RUF Nation’s event.