From prison to Showtime, Lyle Beerbohm has come a long way

Just two short years ago 30-year-old Lyle Beerbohm (9-0) was sitting in a Walla Walla State Prison cell. ¬†On June 19, 2009, Beerbohm, now a successful professional mixed martial artist will be fighting in front of millions of people on Showtime as he takes on Duane “Bang” Ludwig (18-8) at the Strikeforce Challengers event in Kent, Washington.

Beerbohm is proof people can change. The story goes that while serving an 18-month prison sentence, he saw an episode of The Ultimate Fighter on Spike TV, “When I was sitting in prison and watching The Ultimate Fighter show I was like ‘Are you serious? Those guys are on TV, making money?’ I knew I could take those guys so, right then and there, I made up my mind and haven’t looked back since.”

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“Alliance Fights: The Uprising” results

KENT, Wash. – On Saturday, May 2nd, 10th Village Media put on their first professional MMA promotion, “Alliance Fights: The Uprising” at the ShoWare center in Kent, Washington. PRO MMA (promma.info) was on hand to witness the first installment of Alliance Fights. Comprised of up-and-coming and top Northwest talent, with fights ending with a mixture … Read more