Jorge ‘Macaco’ Patino: ‘I have been fighting all my life, and I will continue to fight’

Forty-three year-old Jorge “Macaco” Patino¬†(38-19-2, 1 NC) has been competing in professional mixed martial arts for more than 20 years. The 4th-degree BJJ black belt is a former Legacy FC lightweight champion and¬†has seen action in Pride, Strikeforce, WSOF, and even fought Pat Miletich for the UFC welterweight title back in 1999. “Macaco” has an … Read more

Future Champ Material: The Thomas Almeida interview

Did you know Thomas Almeida is 21-0, was the former Legacy FC bantamweight champ and is 4-0 inside the UFC Octagon? He’s also won performance bonuses in all those UFC fights and he’s knocked out his last three opponents in a row — most recently Anthony Birchak in November. This is a serious dude guys … Read more

Gameness Fighting Championship returns to Tennessee State Fairgrounds on Nov. 6

Gameness Fighting Championship returns with live mixed martial arts action to the Sports Arena at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, Tenn. on Friday, Nov. 6, 2009. “GFC 5” features an enormous fight card headlined by five title fights including a 170-pound title fight between Andy Paul-Hus and Jeffrey Duncan, a 135-pound title fight between local favorite Dustin Ortiz taking on Patrick King, and a main event featuring Diego Lima vs. Jason Gifford in a 185-pound title bout.

The doors open at 6 p.m. and the fights begin at 7 p.m. To purchase tickets call 615-777-9350 or visit Tickets start at $30. VIP tables of six start at $499.

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