Richard Hale will hold three simultaneous titles in different weight classes with win at “Rage in the Cage 130”

On Sat., July 18, 2009, “Rage in the Cage 130” will take place at the Gila River Casino in Chandler, Ariz.
Doors open at 5:00 PM, fighter introductions begin at 6:30PM, and the fights start at 7:00 PM. Tickets are now on sale at Ticket prices are $35 Green area, $65 Blue area, $100 Front rows and $125 Stage. Parking is free. To purchase tickets by phone call 1-877-840-0457. Gila River Casino has requested that fans must be 21 or older to attend this event.

In an unprecedented match up, current RITC Super Heavyweight Champion Adam Padilla (4-2) takes on current RITC Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Champion Richard Hale (11- 2). If Padilla wins, he will be the second fighter to ever hold two RITC titles simultaneously. If Hale wins, he will be the first fighter to simultaneous hold RITC titles in three different weight classes.

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Froggy’s Fight Night returns to Ft. Campbell with “SSF Invitational: Madness” July 18

SSF Submission Academy in cooperation with Froggy’s Fight Night presents “SSF Invitational: Madness” this Saturday night, July 18th, at Froggy’s at 3910 Indiana Blvd., Ft. Campbell, Ky. 42223. For more information including directions call 931-561-0917.

There are a total of 17 fights scheduled with fighters representing such teams as SSF Submission, H.I.T. Squad, Lakeland Training, 5 Tigers Martial Arts, and Team Rock. A “Fight of the Night” trophy will be awarded at the end of the night. If you are in the Northern Tenn./Southern Ky. area, come support the local fighters and check out the level mixed martial arts action in your region.

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Mike Dolce prepares for July 18 headliner

The Ultimate Fighter season 7 veteran Mike Dolce talks about his upcoming July 18 fight against Shane Primm to be held in Nashville, Tenn. Dolce is following Rampage (coach from TUF 7) in his car on the way to get in his morning workout out in Vegas. Take a look at more information on Nashville … Read more

“Disorderly Conduct III” takes place July 18 in St. Charles, Illinois

Mayhem Promotions will hold “Disorderly Conduct III” on Sat., July 18, 2009 at the DuPage Expo Center in St. Charles, Ill. There are a total of 13 bouts scheduled and three titles will on the line. Public weigh-ins will be held on Fri., July 17.

President and CEO of Mayhem Promotions Jeff Albin, spoke to PRO MMA ( about the big event, “We had a really good show at the same venue back in March. We’ve continued to develop relationships with impressive camps in this area, and feel we are putting forth a strong fight card; camps like Team Colon, Extreme Couture, Hackney’s Combat, The Hive, and Victory Martial Arts. We’re confident that every one of our fights can contest for fight of the night. We’re introducing two new belts at the 155 lbs. and 170 lbs. classes.”

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Ultimate Fighter veterans headline “Rock & Havoc” at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. on July 18

It is going to be an Ultimate Fighter reunion in Nashville, Tenn. on July 18, 2009, when The Ultimate Fighter season 8 contestant and UFC “TUF 8 Finale” veteran Shane Primm (2-1) takes on TUF 7 contestant and IFL veteran Mike Dolce (4-6) in the main event of Music City MMA’s “Rock & Havoc.”

Primm fights out of Guardian MMA in Murfreesboro, Tenn. He will be looking to get back on track after losing to Krzysztof Soszynski last December. Dolce would like to keep the wins going as he lost six in a row before winning his last bout against Nuri Shakir at “WCF 6” back in March.

In the co-main event, The Ultimate Fighter season 6 contestant (and Cole Miller roommate) Blake Bowman (2-2) will face local product Dustin West. Bowman’s last bout was a loss to Ryan Keenan at “Rumble in Race Town” back in February. West also fought in February with a submission win over Josh Lester at “SSF 6.”

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