Kala “Kolohe” Hose to defend his home against invasion as X-1 presents “Island Pride”

World class fight promotion X-1 World Events is proud to bring its next exciting fight card to Hawaii as they present “ISLAND PRIDE,” live on Saturday, Nov. 6, at Blaisdell Arena.

Kamaka gets high; Hieron gets new opponent at A Night of Combat II

FiveOuncesOfPain.com is reporting that Bryson Kamaka has tested positive for marijuana and that the Nevada State Athletic Commission will not allow him to fight Jay Hieron tonight in “A Night of Combat II” at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hieron, the IFL Welterweight Champion, will now face Chris Kennedy. Due to … Read more

PRO MMA Exclusive: Jay Hieron “Is Ready To Go”

by:  Kelvin Hunt

Jay Hieron is will step back into the MMA spotlight on October 11th as he fights on the A Night of Combat 2 card at The Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The former IFL Welterweight Champion hasn’t been able to fight for the past 5 months, and it’s not because he wanted a vacation from the fight game.  PRO MMA had the chance to speak with Hieron before his fight this weekend.  He gave his thoughts on his upcoming fight, Affliction and Golden Boy working together, and who he could possibly fight in the future.

PRO MMA: Hey Jay, how’s it going man?  Thanks for taking the time to speak with us as we know you are completing the final preparations for your fight this weekend.  How are you feeling physically and mentally?
Jay: Thanks man everything is good right now.  I’m in great shape physically and my mind is clear.  It’s been a long time man and I’m ready to go.

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Kick-boxing legend Rick Roufus vs UFC veteran Hector Ramirez at “A Night of Combat II” in Vegas Oct. 11

Rick "The Jet" Roufus

Superfights MMA and KC Concepts has officially announced the addition of Rick “The Jet” Roufus to “A Night of Combat II.” Roufus, a kick-boxing legend and former K-1 champion recently transitioned into MMA and is ready to make his mark in the sport. Roufus will face UFC Veteran Hector “Sick Dog” Ramirez in the main event at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, October 11, 2008.

Skip Kelp of Superfights MMA had this to say, “We are excited to have Rick Roufus in our main event. Rick’s a phenomenal fighter, he holds titles in both kick-boxing and boxing, has added ground skills to his arsenal and is ready to take it to the cage.”

The main bout between Roufus (4-3-0) and Ramirez (7-3-1) is well matched.  Ramirez last competed for Hardcore Championship Fighting in March, defeating Toronto’s own Rob McDonald by unanimous decision in Gatineau, QC. Roufus, also coming off of a victory, defeated Ryan “The Hunter” Lopez of The Ultimate Fighter 8 by TKO in round 2 at a recent C3 Fight event in Concho, OK.

Read moreKick-boxing legend Rick Roufus vs UFC veteran Hector Ramirez at “A Night of Combat II” in Vegas Oct. 11