Heavyweight tilt between Abe Wagner and Aaron Rosa signed for Titan FC 17 on March 25, LIVE on HDNet

Kansas City, KS — A heavyweight tilt between Abe Wagner and Aaron Rosa is the latest matchup to be confirmed for Titan Fighting Championship 17 (www.TitanFighting.com), scheduled to take place on Friday, March 25 and to be televised live on HDNet (www.HD.net). “Both Abe and Aaron like to stand in the pocket and trade,” said … Read more

The United Fighting Federation presents “Fight at the Field House” at Fort Riley military base

(Fort Riley, Kansas) – The United Fighting Federation (UFF), a rising Midwest MMA promotion, is bringing its next fight event to the King Field House in Fort Riley, Kansas as it presents “UFF VI: Fight at the Field House.” This exciting event will take place on Saturday, February 19th, 2011. Doors open at 6 PM, … Read more

Bellator selects Kansas native Tyler Stinson at open tryout

Kansas’ Tyler Stinson wins open tryout and shot at the big show with Bellator Fighting Championships KANSAS CITY (March 8, 2010) – Tyler Stinson, a 24-year-old native of Winfield, Kan., was the unanimous winner of an open tryout sponsored by Bellator Fighting Championships on Saturday, earning him a chance to fight in Bellator’s upcoming nationally-televised … Read more

The Human Cock Fighter Blog – Bellator tryouts report

It takes humility to get through this crazy life, but participating in the world’s rawest of combative sports takes a lot more than that. Professional fighters don’t get to eat a lot of pie. Instead, we swallow pride, sweat, blood, tears, and reality. In my experience these are the best things for you. At the … Read more

“Strikeforce – Challengers Series 5” weigh-in results & photos

Wow, Kerry Vera and Kim "Sugar Free" Couture looking too good.
Photo by: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - Kerry Vera and Kim Couture looking too good.

The weigh-ins for Friday’s Strikeforce – Challengers Series 5 took place today at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. The event, which features a welterweight headliner between undefeated Tyron Woodley and Rudy Bears, airs Nov. 20 on Showtime beginning at 10 p.m CT / 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on west coast).

There was only one fighter on the card that did not make weight. Brian Davidson, who is fighting Russel Patrick in a featherweight *145 lbs.) match on the preliminary card, came in weighing 147 lbs. Other than that, everyone was spot on.

Here are the results and photos from today’s weigh-ins:

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Live MMA action returns to Showtime on Friday, Nov. 20: “Strikeforce – Challengers Series 5” preview

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – Strikeforce returns to action with Strikeforce – Challengers Series 5 Friday night, Nov. 20, 2009, at Kansas City Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. The main event features a welterweight bout between undefeated submission phenom Tyron Woodley (5-0) taking on fast-rising Rudy Bears (10-3), who is on a six-fight win-streak.

Woodley has submitted all five of the opponents he has faced. Woodley’s first pro fight was in 2006, and he submitted Alex Carter via rear-naked choke. Woodley had no professional MMA bouts from 2007-2008, but he returned to competition this year with a bang.

Woodley has already fought four times this year, and submitted every one of his opponents (one was due to strikes). Four of his five victories have come in the first round, and his most recent victory, over Zach Light at Strikeforce – Challengers 3, came via armbar in the second round.

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