It has been a hot minute since main stream MMA has been in Wyoming but our pals over at Resurrection Fighting Alliance have brought the sport back and tonight in Cheyenne we get a healthy dose of the future superstars of our sport. The main event features the tallest flyweight ever documented when the 6’1” Junior Maranhão takes on Matt Manzanares for the company’s 125 poind title.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – RFA president Ed Soares announced today that Brazilian flyweight dynamo Leandro Higo was unable to obtain a work visa in time for his 125-pound title fight with Matt Manzanares that was set to headline RFA 14 on Friday, April 11th. Stepping in to face Manzanares in the main event of RFA … Read more
Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) president Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will be heading to the “Equality State” of Wyoming. RFA 14 – Manzanares vs. Higo will feature a main event between two top flyweights as Wyoming’s own Matt Manzanares faces top-ranked Brazilian prospect Leandro Higo for the vacant RFA flyweight world title.
It was a banner year for Ed Soares and company in the Resurrection Fighting Alliance that all culminated with their last event of 2013 Friday night just outside Denver. The main event featured two standouts battling for the flyweight title. Zach Makovsky was dominant in his performance and won every round against Matt Manzanares to capture the title that Sergio Pettis vacated.
Rolling right through November, tonight marks episode 70 for Pro MMA Now Radio. Filling in for Jack Bratcher will be owner and editor of MMA-Insider.com John Moorehouse. From XFC tonight we welcome in former UFC fighter and XFC champ Junior Assuncao. Assuncao returns to the cage December 13th in the main event of “Frozen Fury” … Read more
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) will be returning to very place where the sport of MMA was born 20 years ago with RFA 11 – Manzanares vs. Makovsky live from Denver, Colorado. Featuring a high-stakes flyweight title fight between the red-hot fan favorite Matt Manzanares (7-1) and former world champion Zach “Fun … Read more
Tonight we kick things off with Matt Manzanares. Manzanares (6-1) looks to make a splash in the RFA flyweight division when he takes on Steve Swanson (10-1) at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 9 on August 16th.. You may remember Manzanares from his brutal 48 second KO win at RFA 5 when he landed a knee to the body of his opponent. He is a former Junior Olympic boxer. He was scheduled to fight Sergio Pettis at RFA 7 but had to withdraw due to injury.
(Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA): The North American Fighting Championship (NAFC) today announced the main event for its next electrifying fight event, “Battleground,” which takes place Friday, March 29, 2013 inside the newly remodeled Potawatomi Bingo Casino-Expo Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Originally, the main event was to feature UFC veteran Marcus LeVesseur, who unfortunately suffered an injury … Read more