This past Saturday (April 13th) the Jackson’s MAM Series announced they’ve re-branded themselves as the Southwest MMA Series. The organization will continue their numerical order announcing Southwest MMA Series 28 for June 8th.
The event will once again take place at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino. The main event a battle between unbeatens, will see Jess Martinez “The Vanilla Gorilla” (5-0, Source tapology) against “SuperGlue” Josh Altum (3-0, source tapology).
Martinez a Santa Fe native, currently residing in Albuquerque, but still training in both cities, is coming off a split decision win over Jordan Titoni, in the main event of Jackson’s MMA Series XXVII. The decision end a streak of consecutive submission victories, defeating Roy Saucedo by armbar, and Henry Barahona by rear naked choke.
Altum is a Texas based fighter, who has two of his three wins by submission. “SuperGule” won his pro debut at XKO 37, by armbar. In December, at CFFC 71, Altum submitted BJ Young by triangle choke, for his most recent victory.