ProMMAnow.com was LIVE on the scene at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas Friday for the Superior Cage Combat 2 weigh-ins. Headliners Josh Neer and Blas Avena both hit the welterweight mark at 170 lbs.
Thirty-seven-year-old Canadian mixed martial arts striking coach Shawn Tompkins passed away Sunday morning. Exact details surrounding his passing have not yet been released but reports indicate he was in Canada at the time.
The competitors for the Feb. 18 Tachi Palace Fights 8 event in Lemoore, Calif., made weight on Thursday, including several UFC and WEC veterans and top flyweights.
The WEC may be gone, but the Tachi Palace is still hosting quality MMA. Tachi Palace Fights 8 features two of the world’s best flyweights and several UFC veterans.
At Tachi Palace Fights 8 on Feb. 18, flyweight champ Ulysses Gomez will square off with Darrell Montague. Both fighters give their thoughts on the match.
MMA veteran John Gunderson didn’t have an easy road to get to the UFC. Now on the comeback trail, he’ll next face Dominique Robinson at Tachi Palace Fights 8.
The UFC is putting together a fight card this January that includes a lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Yves Edwards and a welterweight contest between Charlie Brenneman and Amilcar Alves.
All 20 fighters are weighed-in and ready to go for Wednesday’s “UFC Fight Night 22: Marquardt vs. Palhares,” which will take place at the Frank Erwin Center and air live on Spike TV.
UFC Fight Night 22 takes place Wednesday at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, airs live on Spike and is headlined by top-10 middleweight Nate Marquardt taking on dangerous Rousimar Palhares. These are our predictions.