BattleGrounds MMA: ‘O.N.E.’ announces two superfights

BattleGrounds MMA (www.battlegroundsone.com) announced today that it has confirmed two Superfights – a lightweight (155 pounds) showdown between Ryan Couture (7-3) of Las Vegas, Nev. and Jonny “The King of Late Night” Carson (11-6) of San Francisco, Calif., and a women’s atomweight (105 pounds) scrap between Nicdali “The Night Queen” Rivera-Calanoc (8-7) of Tulsa, Okla. andJen “Tink” Aniano (0-2) of Kalamazoo, Mich. … Read more

Gladiator Challenge partners with Tachi Palace to present “Most Wanted”

Gladiator Challenge (GC) Owner/Promoter Tedd Williams has agreed to terms with the renowned Tachi Palace to help bring exciting MMA action to guests and fight fans alike. Williams will serve as the executive producer for the events, and the agreement calls for seven fight events to be showcased in the next year.

The first event under this new partnership, “MOST WANTED,” will take place this Thursday, October 8th, live from the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, CA. The fights will take place outdoors, general admission is $20, and tickets are available at http://www.tickets.com/.

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CCFC-11 ‘Rush’ Recap and Results

PRO MMA’s (promma.info) Matt De La Rosa was on hand for this past weekend’s Cage Combat Fighting Championship-11 ‘Rush‘ at Kezar Pavilion to take in some MMA action in a cold and damp summer evening in San Francisco, California. The evening boasted two title fights, one female attraction and teased the headlining Middleweight title bout for CCFC’s next card in October.

The evening started off with Bantamweight action between Matt Sanchez and Scott Weems. Sanchez stuffed an early take down attempt by Weems up against the cage and successfully maneuvered the fight down to the ground in a dominant top position. After peppering Weem’s head with shots from behind, Sanchez positioned himself for an Anaconda attempt. Sanchez than switched from the Anaconda to a beautiful Guillotine and locked in the submission at the 1:12 mark of the first round.

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PRO MMA exclusive interview: CCFC Middleweight Champion David Mitchell

PRO MMA (promma.info) caught up with Cage Combat 185 pound champion, David Mitchell, Wednesday afternoon to discuss his recent victory at the Grace Pavilion. Mitchell defeated Josh Neal twenty-eight seconds in the first round of his middleweight title defense this past Saturday night at CCFC-10: Battle for Nor-Cal.

Mitchell, 29, fights out of the Nor-Cal Fighting Alliance in Santa Rosa, CA under the tutelage of UFC veteran, Dave Terrell. Mitchell remains undefeated in his young MMA career, racking up a record of 7-0 with six wins coming by way of submission. Mitchell continues to make waves as one of Northern California’s prospects in the 185 pound division.

PROMMA: David thanks for joining us today.
Mitchell: Oh, not a problem.

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CCFC-10 Battle for Nor-Cal Results

PRO MMA (promma.info) was on hand at the Grace Pavilion in Santa Rosa, CA for CCFC-10. Droves of fans packed the house to witness some of the Bay Area and Northern California’s up and coming young talent step inside the cage. The main card boasted eight bouts of 155 pounds or under and two main events featuring a middleweight title fight and a welterweight match up to decide who would become Cage Combat’s number one contender.

The first bout of the night showcased the featherweights as Eric Castile and Tomy Boyles squared off in the cage. Boyles wasted no time shooting in on Castile however, Boyles found himself locked inside a triangle choke after securing the take down. After a few punches to his head, Castile transitioned to an arm bar and scored the tap out victory at the 1:13 mark of the first round.

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