Tennessee MMA fans will be in for a treat on February 1st when 3FC Fighting Championships returns to kick off 2014. The main event has been announced and it has sparked debate between two of the more popular fighters in the area Nate “The Train” Landwehr (3-1) will meet Adam “Primetime” Townsend (6-2) to crown … Read more
Some call it a rubber match, some call it a rematch. Either way Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard will throw down for the third time this Saturday in Las Vegas at The Ultimate Fighter Finale. Diaz and Maynard met for the first time during the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter. Diaz went on to win the season. Maynard got the better of him in their first official fight and now the trilogy (or rematch) will go down Saturday.
Bellator has once again signed one of the hottest prospects in MMA as former NCAA Champion and 2x All American Darrion Caldwell has signed a long term promotional agreement with Bellator. Only 25, the 3-0 featherweight will be featured throughout 2014 before entering The Toughest Tournament In Sports.
Fights on Wednesday, cancelled events, recaps and of course fights on Saturday. So much to talk about that has went on since the last time we got together and it has been less than a week. Bangtown Fightwear is bringing you an all new episode tonight chalked full of news and interviews from a very busy weekend. We will also be giving away two tickets to Saturday’s Bluegrass Brawl event in Lexington.
Someone will walk away with the first WSOF featherweight championship on December 7th. Georgi Krakhanyan will meet Lance Palmer to see who will earn that title. Palmer will be making his World Series of Fighting debut but has already collected the Resurrection Fighting Alliance feathweight belt and will look to add to it.
The XFC will crank the heat up in the L.C. Walker Arena, when they kick off Frozen Fury with a Welterweight showdown between Dominique Steel and Ryan Thomas. The Steele/Thomas match-up kicks off the televised portion of XFC 27: Frozen Fury, LIVE on AXS TV from Muskegon, Michigan. “The Tank Engine” Thomas looks to add to his current five fight win streak, while his opponent, Dom Steele, looks to raise his MMA stock with a win over the talented and dangerous XFC standout.
Donald Cerrone is staying busy following an up and down 2013. The lightweight had four fights this year starting with a January loss to Anthony Pettis. He would rebound to win against KJ Noons and then fall to Rafael dos Anjos in Indianapolis. He came back strong with a submission of the night at UFC 167 over Evan Dunham. His first task has been penciled in for 2014 as he heads to Chicago to meet Adriano Martins.