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Found 2 blog entries for November 2015.


There was a buzz throughout Albuquerque leading up to the big fight between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm.  Everyone was rooting for the hometown fighter, but nervous about her lack of experience compared to Rousey.  In addition to MMA, Holm has experience in Boxing where she holds a record of 33-2-3.  

Holm fought Rousey for the UFC World Championship on Saturday, November 14, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  

The fight began with Holm and Rousey dancing around the ring and Rousey taking several punches to the face.  At 0:59 into the second round, Holm saw the opportunity to get in a kick to the head, dropping Rousey to the ground.  Without a second to waste, Holm jumped on her to finish the fight, causing the referee to intervene and call the…

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To an outsider looking in, they may be confused about why the streets are lined with little paper bags on Christmas Eve.  This is a tradition that New Mexicans have known for over 300 years.  The luminarias are little brown paper bags filled with a little sand and a candle.  The tradition started long ago to welcome baby Jesus into the world.  This was a way to light his path.  To this day, the tradition is live and well among New Mexicans each and every year.  

To make luminarias, you simply take a brown paper bag, fold down the top, add a few cups of sand then place a candle in the center.  The luminarias are normally placed outside the home lining the sidewalks.  

Many neighborhoods will come together to create large, beautiful displays of…

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