War Machine post UWC 6 comments

Since being ostracized by both the UFC and Bellator, War Machine has hit the local circuit. This past weekend he made his UWC debut at their “Capital Punishment” card. He had a little more trouble than expected with Reshad Woods, but in the end was able to finish the fight in the second round. The always outspoken, War Machine, talked to reporters after his fight. PRO MMA (promma.info) staff writer Richard Mann was there.

During the fight War Machine continually pressed forward trying to take Woods to the ground. Apparently, this was his strategy going into the fight. Machine told reporters, “I knew he was a kick boxer, and he he’s got a long reach on me. So, you know, I just wanted to get it on the ground. That’s where I’m stronger than him.”

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Phil Davis post UWC 6 comments

At this last weekend’s “UWC 6: Capital Punishment” card, Phil Davis dominated veteran Terry Cohens from the top position en route to a first round TKO stoppage. After the victory that moved his professional record to 3-0, the former Nittany Lion national champion spoke to the media. PRO MMA (promma.info) staff writer Richard Mann was on the scene.

Despite dominating the fight from the outset, Davis said, “I didn’t really get a chance to settle into the fight.” When asked about the finish he said, “He [the referee] stopped it when he stopped it.” Davis credited Cohens’ durability for the prolonged barrage of punches, “I think the last time I got a TKO, I didn’t land as many clean punches. This time I landed a lot more clean punches.”

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UWC 6: CAPITAL PUNISHMENT weigh-ins

Mike Easton with trainer Lloyd Irvin (Photo by James A. Parcell For The Washington Post)
Mike Easton with trainer Lloyd Irvin

“UWC 6: Capital Punishment” takes place tomorrow night, Saturday, April 25th, at George Mason University’s Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. PRO MMA (promma.info) will be there to cover all the action.

All fighters successfully made weight on Friday with Josh “Taz” Ferguson (6-1) coming in light at two pounds under the 135-pound limit for his main event bantamweight title fight against Mike Easton (6-1).  Easton was featured in an article in the Washington Post on Friday calling him not only trainer Lloyd Irvin’s but the UWC’s “chosen one”.

War Machine (7-2) was at 175.2 lbs. for his 175-lbs. catch weight fight against Reshad Woods (4-1).

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