Watch ex-UFC fighter Matt Riddle’s pro wrestling debut

http://youtu.be/rtETbjIl9d0 Matt Riddle made his entrance into the UFC in 2008 when he made his pro debut at The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale, winning a unanimous decision over Dante Rivera. Riddle went on to put together a 7-3, 2 NC record inside the Octagon before getting ousted by the organization in 2013 after two failed marijuana … Read more

ProMMAnow.com interview with Jeremiah Riggs *VIDEO*

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – ProMMAnow.com caught up with “The Ultimate Fighter 7” and “Daisy of Love” cast member Jeremiah Riggs at the “Strikeforce: Nashville” weigh-ins on Friday. Riggs talked about his upcoming fight, and filled us in on a new reality show he’s working on called “Big Rigg’s Wild Ride“. Riggs’ friend Justin Pennington is fighting on … Read more

MMA Big Show signs TUF veterans Junie Browning and Luke Zachrich

TUF veterans Luke Zachrich and bad boy Junie Browning both sign with MMA Big Show.

Indiana (USA): MMA Big Show has signed two-time UFC veteran Junie Browning (3-1) and The Ultimate Fighter alum Luke Zachrich (9-1) to contracts.

Browning will debut at November’s MMA Big Show event, “ONSLAUGHT,” while Zachrich will fight at the January 9th event.

Junie Browning is a member of Xtreme Couture, and was a fighter on The Ultimate Fighter reality show. In his elimination bout, he defeated Jose Aguilar by TKO, as Aguilar was not able to answer the bell for the 2nd round.

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Jesse “JT Money” Taylor to face Luke Rockhold at Strikeforce Challengers on Nov. 6

Jesse "JT Money" Taylor takes on Luke Rockhold on Nov. 6 in Fresno.
Jesse "JT Money" Taylor takes on Luke Rockhold Nov. 6 in Fresno.

On Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, Strikeforce – Challenger Series 4 will take place at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. and air live on Showtime. In addition to the main event between Billy Evangelista and Jorge Gurgel, The Ultimate Fighter 7 finalist Jesse Taylor (13-4) will be taking on Strikeforce submission expert Luke Rockhold (5-1).

PROMMA.INFO confirmed the bout on Tuesday with sources close to the fighters’ camps and both fighters announced the fight on their Facebook accounts today.

Taylor made his Strikeforce debut in August against Xtreme Couture “Thoroughbred” Jay Hieron. Taylor was on a seven fight win streak going into the fight but lost a unanimous decision after three hard rounds.

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Ultimate Fighters duke it out with Shane Primm defeating Mike Dolce at Music City MMA

Music City MMA held their “Rock & Havoc” show Saturday night, July 18, in Nashville, Tenn. at the Municipal Auditorium. Headlining the event was The Ultimate Fighter season 8 contestant and local fighter made big Shane Primm taking on The Ultimate Fighter season 7 veteran Mike Dolce.

Primm in only his fourth pro fight and his first bout at middleweight took out the much more experienced Dolce with a first round TKO. PRO MMA(promma.info) spoke to Shane after the bout to get his thoughts on how things went down.

“The fight actually went a little different than I expected. I thought Dolce was going to come out early and press me, cut down the distance, and try to brawl given his reach disadvantage,” said Primm. “He instead played on the outside which fit well into my game and my natural advantages.”

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TUF 7 FINALE REAL-TIME RESULTS & PLAY-BY-PLAY June 21, 2008

by:  Jack Bratcher

Matt Riddle vs. Dante Rivera (Riddle=Team Rampage, Rivera=Team Forrest)
Round 1 – Dante comes out swingin and with a leg kick. Clinch against the cage. Knees to Riddle’s head within clinch. Elbow by Riddle.. Knees by both still clinched. Someone’s mouthpiece flew out; looks like Dante’s. Ref lets him put it back in. Restarts action. Two big swinging overhand lefts by Rivera that miss. Clinched against cage again.. Riddle with the plum. Riddle with underhooks. Knee by Dante to the head. Leg kick by Dante twice. Right hand by Riddle. Trip by Riddle gets Dante down and delivers elbows. Riddle backs up and the bell rings.

Round 2 – Takedown by Riddle. Side control but backs out and throws some leg kicks. Rivera on his back…Rivera stands up. Clinched against the cage. Foot stomps by Riddle. Knees by Riddle. Big overhand left by Dante. Misses and Riddle gets a takedown. Full mount by Riddle, Dante reverses it and escapes. Dante is now on top in Riddle’s full gaurd. Elbows by Riddle from the bottom. Riddle looks good from the bottom looking for a triangle. Holy shit. Elbows by Riddle into Dante’s ribs, still in the triangle. Dante finally gets out as bell rings. Fucking aye that was great. Dante is the jiu-jitsu specialist so that was extra sweet for Riddle.

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