SSF Submission Academy’s Nate “The Train” Landwehr returns to action Oct. 18 at XFC 26 in Nashville, Tenn., where he will face Keith “The Rockstar” Richardson in the TV swing bout. Nate’s training camp is in full force. Take a look at just a sample of why they call this kid “The Train”. And then be sure to stay tuned for part 2.
The UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III card is set to take place in Houston, Texas, on October 19, and will take place at the Toyota Center. The event will be headlined by the heavyweight trilogy between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos with a heavyweight co-main event between Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson.
Nick LoBosco (6-0) is riding quite a streak in his mixed martial arts career. He has jumped out to 10 straight wins with six of those coming in the professional ranks. In his last outing he dispatched his opponent in only 39 seconds, winning with a rear naked choke. He will now take his act to the World Series of Fighting and debut at WSOF 6 in Miami.
UFC Fight Night 33 will take place on Dec. 7 at Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia. It will be the first time the UFC has visited Brisbane. Headlining the card will be a heavyweight match-up between Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Hunt, along with light heavyweight Aussie Anthony Perosh and Tom Wright, UFC Director of Operations, met with media this week in Brisbane to discuss the event.
The UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson event is a couple of weeks away and will be the next major MMA PPV. The event is set to take on September 21 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones will look to defend his title against challenger Alexander Gustafsson. Also, the co-main event will feature the UFC interim bantamweight title fight between interim champion Renan Barao and former WEC champion Eddie Wineland.
Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney was a recent guest on AXS TV’s “Inside MMA” and spoke about a variety of things. He spoke about the upcoming Bellator PPV that’s set to take place on November 2. He also talked about the health of Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz who will be fighting one another in the main event.