PRO MMA exclusive interview: Zak Cummings, TUF 10 tryouts and beyond

Zak Cummings trains out of Springfield Fight Club in Springfield Missouri, and is 9-0 as a professional mixed martial artist. Coming off a big win over UFC veteran Terry Martin this February at XCF: Rumble in Racetown I, fighting eight times in one year, juggling fighting, school, and two jobs, the young fighter is looking to continue to build on his momentum in the fight game.

The undefeated 24 year old fighter is at this time en route to Seattle, Washington to try out for The Ultimate Fighter season 10. He has his mind set on making the house, excelling on the show, and taking his career to the next level as a fighter in the UFC.

Regardless of what happens with The Ultimate Fighter, expect to see Zak Cummings in a major organization in the near future. With a strong wrestling background and an ever expanding well rounded game, Zak has won six of his nine fights by either KO or submission. Zak took some time out of his insanely busy schedule to talk with PRO MMA (promma.info) about The Ultimate Fighter, his career, and his camp:

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Frank Trigg vs. Danny Babcock fight video

A fairly decent quality video has been released of the main event fight between Frank Trigg (19-6) and Danny Babcock (5-2) at XCF’s “Rumble in Race Town” that took place in Daytona, Florida on February 14th, 2009. Frank Trigg won the fight by unanimous decision however, Babcock proved to be much tougher than many expected. There has been recent talk that Trigg may end up in Strikeforce for a possible future match up against Jake Shields.

Frank Trigg vs. Danny Babcock – Round 1

Rounds 2 and 3 after the jump…

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Frank Trigg steps back in the cage at Rumble in Race Town main event Feb. 14

On Feb. 14, the eve of the 51st running of the Daytona 500, race fans will have the opportunity to see some of the best mixed martial arts fighters as they fight toe to toe with NASCAR drivers and owners sitting cageside. This all-professional fight card features former UFC fighters Frank Trigg, Terry Martin, Jesse Taylor and Jeremy May, former NFL Pro Bowler Marcus Jones and many of Florida’s top up and coming MMA prospects.

For those MMA fans not in the Daytona area, you are in luck. The XCF will be broadcasting the event live on online pay-per-view for only $9.99 and a portion of the proceeds from online revenue will go to the Corey Hill recovery fund. Corey broke his leg very badly in a recent UFC fight and will be out of action for 12-18 months. He and his family could really use the money during this time.

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