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A pair of title fights plus a lineup packed with stars will all be part of the Maximum Fighting Championship’s MFC 41: All In taking place live on Friday, October 3 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, and live on AXS TV Fights.
VIP and Row 1-4 tickets for MFC 41: All In are on sale now by calling the MFC Ticket Hotline at (780) 504-2024. All other tickets for MFC 41 are available via www.ticketmaster.ca & GO ON SALE Wednesday June 18.2014/ 3:00 pm MT / 5:00 pm ET/ 2:00 pm PT
Topping the card will be a battle for MFC world bantamweight crown as reigning champion Anthony Birchak defends his title for the first time against No. … Read More »
We are excited to announce the signing of Ricky Steele to a 4 fight deal with RFA. A few injuries and setbacks last year slowed the momentum some but we all knew Ricky has huge talent. We are excited to see Ricky continue chasing his dream and representing his home state of Idaho. This Twisted Gentiks fight team member has a bright future and now a tremendous platform to show case his talents. More details to come. Follow Ricky on twitter @rickysteelemma
Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) was founded in 2011 and includes a number of prominent businessmen, fight promoters, matchmakers, and others with successful careers in hosting Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) shows across the United States.
The RFA’s focus is simple: showcase the top contenders in the sport, resurrect the careers of big-name talent others have given up on, and launch all … Read More »
Brandon “Hot Rod” Hempleman made his promotional debut in August, losing a hard-fought decision to the top-ranked Marlon Moraes but impressing many with his incredible heart. He now meets Andrew “The Golden Boy” Yates, who suffered the first professional loss of his career in a technical submission loss to Chad Robichaux at World Series of Fighting 6.
Boise, ID (5/16/14) – Jesse Brock (Boise, ID) showed off the grappling ability that made him a Pac-10 champion wrestler at Boise State, claiming a submission victory in the Main Event of the first Front Street Fights at CenturyLink Arena.
Brock improved to 18-8 overall with the victory over Omar Avelar (Moses Lake, WA) at 3:52 of the first round in front of 2,118 fans in downtown Boise.
“I’m just having fun right now,” Brock said after the fight. “It’s taken me quite a few years to get to this point and I’m enjoying it.”
In the co-Main Event, Nampa’s Colton Vaughn (5-4) scored an emphatic knockout victory at the 54-second mark of the opening round after slamming his opponent, Salt Lake City’s Eti Palu, to the ground in the opening … Read More »
Twelve-bout WSOF 10 lineup finalized with six new preliminary-card fights
By John Morgan May 15, 2014 2:20 pm
Next month’s WSOF 10 lineup is now complete with the addition of six new bouts, bringing the card’s full schedule to 12 total contests.
MMAjunkie today learned the new matchups include bantamweights Rudy Morales (3-0) vs. Timur Valiev (6-1), women’s bantamweights Ashlee Evans-Smith (2-0) vs. Marciea Allen (3-1), bantamweights Brandon Hempleman (9-2) vs. Andrew Yates (7-1), lightweights Justin Jaynes (2-1) vs. Jimmy Spicuzza (3-0), women’s flyweights Lynn Alvarez (6-3) vs. Sofia Bagherdai (5-2) and lightweights Tanner Cowan (0-0) vs. A.J. Williams (0-0).
Featuring three championship fights, WSOF 10 takes place June 21 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The main card airs on NBC Sports Network following prelims on MMAjunkie.
“Ruthless” Morales makes his promotional debut with a perfect 3-0 mark … Read More »
FRONT STREET FIGHTS TO RING THE BELL FRIDAY
5-13-14 Jesse Brock
Boise, ID (5/13/14) – The Treasure Valley’s newest entertainment brand – Front Street Fights – will hold its first event at CenturyLink Arena Friday night at 7 PM. Doors open at 6 PM for the seven-fight, professional mixed-martial arts event.
The main event features former Boise State wrestling star Jesse Brock, a two-time Pac-Ten champion and three-time NCAA national wrestling championship qualifier, taking on Omar Avelar out of Moses Lake, Washington.
There are three other professional events inside the cage on the CenturyLink Arena floor, each featuring a local fighter. Boise’s Ricky Steele, Colton Vaughn of Nampa and Miles Hunsinger of Nampa will each step into the ring in a pro bout. There will also be three amateur bouts before the pro card begins.
Main Event: Jesse Brock vs. Omar Avelar
Co-Main Event: Colton Vaughn … Read More »
BOISE– Professional mixed martial arts fighter Scott Jorgensen doesn’t get scared when he steps into the UFC cage to fight an opponent. However, he does get nervous when a friend does.
“For me personally, watching my teammates and my friends fight is more nerve racking than for me to go in there and fight,” Jorgensen said.
Jorgensen will be feeling the nerves on Friday night when his longtime friend Jesse Brock gets into the cage. Brock will be fighting in the main event of Front Street Fights at CenturyLink Arena. It will be his 26th professional fight, marking a long and for the most part successful career that he credits the start to Jorgensen.
Brock got into MMA after Jorgensen started his career. He went to a couple of his friends fights to show support, and came away with the desire to try … Read More »
Its official, June 21st Brandon “Hotrod” Hempleman vs Andrew Yates live from “The Joint” at the Hardrock Casino at WSOF 10. Stay tuned for more details as they are made available.
Kevin Croom vs. Jesse Brock
Round 1: They feel each other out and both connect with rights. Brock shoots in but is stuff and lands a knee before they break apart. Another shot and Croom stuffs it and lands a knee to the head. Brock keeps a hand on the ground to avoid the knees and they get back to vertical. Croom throws a combo and lands a leg kick. Another shot stuffed by Croom and yet another. Brock looks for a guillotine but the get back up and Brock works the body. Croom lands some body shots of his own and they separate and Croom lands a nice combo. Hard right connects from Croom and he stuffs another shot and looks for the guillotine. They get back to their feet and its the same story before they stand and trade … Read More »
May 9, 2014 | Shaw Conference Centre | Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
AXS TV, 10 p.m. ET
Tom Gallicchio vs. Kurt Southern
for lightweight title
Sam Alvey vs. Wes Swofford
for middleweight title
Jesse Brock vs. Kevin Croom
bantamweight title eliminator
Victor Valimaki vs. Bill Widler
Andrew McInnes vs. Jonatas Novaes
Marcus Edwards vs. Aaron Gallant
Shane Campbell vs. opponent TBA
Jon Barnard vs. Corey Gower
Levon Kinley vs. Cody Moorman
Mike Hay vs. Justin Lavertu