Forrest Petz defeats Herbert Goodman in Ultimate Cage Battles main event – full results

More than 1,600 mixed martial arts fans braved the cold winter night this past Saturday for “Dan Bobish’s Ultimate Cage Battles: Pride & Glory” which took place at the Ohio Nets Sports Complex in Parma. “Strikeforce: Houston” Staff Picks

It’s time again for’s Staff Picks. “Strikeforce: Houston” takes place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Saturday night and features “King Mo” Lawal vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante in the main event. to stream live Cormier-Riley & Galvao-Patino Strikeforce undercard fights this Saturday from Houston

Bouts Will Begin at Approximately 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT SAN JOSE, CALIF. (Aug. 17, 2010) – Leading Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) website Sherdog ( will stream two LIVE fights from the undercard of the world championship doubleheader at STRIKEFORCE: Houston on Saturday, Aug. 21, at Toyota Center in Houston, Tex.  The live stream will … Read more

Two-time Olympian and undefeated prospect Daniel Cormier to face Jason Riley, Aug. 21 in Houston

Addition of Undercard Bout Prompts New Start Time of 6:30 p.m. CT; Toyota Center Doors To Open at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21,  LIVE ON SHOWTIME® at 10 p.m. ET/PT; NEW YORK (Aug. 4, 2010) – Undefeated heavyweight and two-time United States Olympic Games wrestling team member Daniel Cormier will attempt to make it four … Read more

Tim Sylvia bounces back with TKO win at “Adrenaline MMA IV”

Tim Sylvia looked better than he has in a long time at Adrenaline MMA IV.
Tim Sylvia looked better than he has in a long time at Adrenaline MMA IV.

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia made a successful return to the cage Friday night, Sept. 18, in Council Bluffs, Iowa as he defeated rising prospect Jason Riley with a first round TKO.

With three losses in a row, this was a must win fight for “The Maine-iac.” He said prior to the fight that if he could not defeat Riley there was no reason for him to keep competing.

For a time Sylvia considered branching out into professional boxing. However, after a very quick KO loss to elderly ex-boxing champ Ray Mercer, Sylvia realized that trying to start a boxing career at his age was not the smartest move.

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“Adrenaline MMA IV” play-by-play commentary and results

Jason Riley (6-1) takes on former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia (24-6). How will Sylvia bounce back after three losses in a row?

UFC veterans Tim Sylvia and Houston Alexander return to action tonight at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa as part of “Adrenaline MMA IV.” Tim “The Maine-iac” Sylvia (24-6) takes on Jason Riley (6-1) in the main event. This will be Sylvia’s first fight since his KO loss to pro boxer Ray Mercer.

In the co-main event Nebraska’s Houston “The Assassin” Alexander (8-4) takes on UFC vet Sherman “The Tank” Pendergarst (11-14). “Adrenaline MMA IV” airs live on HDNet beginning at 9 p.m. CT and PROMMA.INFO will be providing live play-by-play comnentary .

Quick Results:

  • Forrest Petz def. Chad Reiner by TKO (punches) Rd 1 (2:28)
  • Jimmy Seipel def. Bob Tuttle by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (2:59)
  • Joe Vedepo def. Webster Farris by KO (punch) Rd 1 (0:14)
  • Alonzo Martinez def. Ryan Williams by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Jeremy Lang def. Matt Delanoit by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
  • Houston Alexander def. Sherman Pendergarst by TKO (strikes) Rd 1 (1:51)
  • Tim Sylvia def. Jason Riley by TKO (strikes) Rd 1 (2:32)

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Tim Sylvia vs. Jason Riley headlines “Adrenaline MMA IV” tonight on HDNet

Tim Sylvia returns to the cage for the first time since his loss to Ray Mercer.
Tim Sylvia returns to the cage for the first time since his loss to Ray Mercer.

HDNet will feature LIVE coverage of “HDNet Fights Presents: Adrenaline MMA IV,” from the Mid-American Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Friday, September 18 at 10:00 p.m. ET.

In the main event of the evening former UFC heavyweight Champion Tim “The Maine-iac” Sylvia (24-6, with 16 (T)KOs & 2 SUBs) squares off with rising prospect Jason Riley (6-1 with 3 (T)KOs & 2 SUBs) in the heavyweight division. Sylvia, formerly regarded as one of the best fighters in the world is looking to resurrect his career after some devastating losses.

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Tim Sylvia to take on Jason Riley at “Adrenaline IV” on Sept. 18

Two Tim Sylvia (24-6) articles in two days — what is the world coming to? It looks as though Sylvia is returning to MMA action, and no it is not with the UFC. Instead, the big guy will climb back into the cage against heavyweight Jason Riley (6-1) as part of Monte Cox’s Adrenaline promotion. Riley confirmed the bout via his Myspace account.

According to “Adrenaline IV” will likely take place at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Sept. 18. Also expected to fight on the card are UFC veterans Houston Alexander and Jeremy Horn. Although Alexander is still under UFC contract, under special circumstances (like when a fighter has lost three fights in a row), the UFC will allow the fighter to take a fight or two outside the organization in order to get back on track.

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