Quinton McCottrell and Tiawan Howard to Meet in Rocktagon XXVII Headliner

June 3, 2013 It’ll be some good, old-fashioned home cooking for Cleveland’s Tiawan “The Iron Dragon” Howard when he competes in his home state of Ohio against Quinton McCottrell in the main event of Rocktagon XXVII “Way of the Warrior.”

The backdrop for this bout is like something made out of a Hollywood movie.

Pro MMA Now Radio is back with Abel Simmons and Tyson Steele tonight at 10 p.m. ET

After a couple week hiatus Pro MMA Now Radio is back tonight with two great guests. We will talk to Stockton UFC fan Abel Simmons who had to use some “UFC moves” to protect his family and property during an attempted carjacking following UFC 161. He’s been all over the news, now we’ve got him on the show. Also joining us his rising Canadian MMA star Tyson Steele, who is coming off a huge win over Gregor Gracie at WSOF 1 and returns at WSOF 3 on June 14 to take on Steve Carl in the co-main event.

Dana White: ‘We’re [still] going to be the biggest sport in the world’

UFC President Dana White was inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame Friday at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Other sports figures inducted along with White included tennis star Andre Agassi, Las Vegas Motor Speedway chief Chris Powell, pro golfer Stephanie Louden, high school basketball coach Bill Bobier and Las Vegas Events chief Pat Christenson.

Dave Jansen injured, David Rickels now faces Michael Chandler at Bellator 97

A new bout has been formed for Bellator 97 as lightweight champion Michael Chandler’s (11-0) opponent for Bellator 96, Dave Jansen (19-2), has suffered an ACL injury, which has forced him to withdraw from their scheduled matchup. Chandler will now face David Rickels (14-1) at Bellator 97, which takes place at the Santa Ana Center in Albuquerque, N.M., on July 31.

Cage Warriors 55: Event results

Cage Warriors Fighting Championships (CWFC) held their fifty-fifth event at the Helix in Dublin, Ireland, this past Saturday, June 1. In the headline bout of the evening current Cage Warriors welterweight champion Cathal Pendred scored one of his biggest victories to date, defeating former UFC fighter Che Mills via third round TKO. It was Pendred’s take-downs and strength that allowed him to stay dominant for the majority of the fight.

Legacy Fighting Championship 20 results

Legacy Fighting Champioships is live from the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi Texas for their 20th event. The 45 year old Carlo Prater takes top billing in the main event. The UFC veteran meets Texan Carlos Diego Ferreira in a lightweight match up. Prater, from Brazil, has won only once in his last four outings but is coming off a submission win earlier this year.