We recorded another chapter in my career Friday night at the place where my career began. Whisky Tango is a huge country bar east of Kansas City off Interstate 70. I competed in the Main Event for the Middleweight Title with True Fight Fans Promotions.
204 pounds. That is a number I haven’t seen in a long time. I am three weeks into my training camp for a June 25th Middleweight Title Fight for True Fight Fan in Grain Valley, Missouri. My opponent that night will be Gary Tapusoa, a native of the island of Somoa. Gary is 2-1 as … Read more
It has been an interesting couple of weeks. Bellator Fighting Championships just had their show Thursday night at the Kansas City Power & Light District. Over three thousand people showed up to watch eight fights in the beautiful outdoor setting. Four of the fights were a part of the middleweight tournament while the other four … Read more
Tuesday morning I woke up earlier than usual to start my day. I headed out to Springfield, Missouri with my girlfriend for a day of work, training and relaxation. Three hours on the road with the sunroof open, plenty of country tunes and chit chat to pass the time. We were in Carrieʼs Cadillac this time instead … Read more
It takes humility to get through this crazy life, but participating in the world’s rawest of combative sports takes a lot more than that. Professional fighters don’t get to eat a lot of pie. Instead, we swallow pride, sweat, blood, tears, and reality. In my experience these are the best things for you. At the … Read more
It’s odd how at 6’5” I have been out-sized in nearly every one of my fights. I have spent the entirety of my short career in the light heavyweight division being out-muscled by shorter men. I am naturally wiry and rely on my flexibility versus strength to manipulate opponents. The only natural solution is to … Read more
AJ Fronce, the son of a mechanic, won his second amateur MMA bout at “Fight to the Finish 5” in Grain Valley, Missouri this weekend. It took just over a minute for AJ to finish his opponent by rear-naked choke and raise his record to 2-0. Todd Brooker, a restaurant server and custom gun manufacturer’s … Read more