Legendary MMA Strength, Conditioning, and Nutrition guru Billy Rush passed away on June 6, 2012 at the age of 37. Rush coached a number of top fighters including Jeremy Horn, Tim Sylvia, Joe Riggs, Rich Franklin and Jorge Gurgel. Funeral information is at the UG. Bloody Elbow sends our deepest condolences to his family and friends. RIP
A few notable names were in action over the weekend: -Thales Leites def. Jeremy Horn via split decision - Superior Challenge 7 -Ronny Markes def. Paulo Filho via unanimous decision - International Fighter Championship Photo: Henrik Wall/MMAViking.com
Some notable names were in action this weekend: Extreme Challenge 170: Tim Sylvia def. Vince Lucero via submission (punches) Tom Speer def. Ryan Williams via submission (triangle) Travis Wiuff def. Richard White via submission (strikes) Crowbar Winter Brawl: Dane Sayers def. Wayne Haijcek via submission (punches) Jesse Forbes def. Justin Guthrie via submission (triangle) Steve Steinbeiss def. Isasc Appel via submission (neck crank) CW Validation: Jeremy Horn def. Lee McKibbin via submission (guillotine) Rich Clementi def. Felipe Enomoto via submission (armbar)
Fresh off a submission victory over Brian Warren last weekend in his 110th pro MMA fight, uber-veteran Jeremy Horn, announced via Facebook today that he'll face season 2 middleweight finalist, Bryan "The Beast" Baker, at a Bellator event on September 29th, followed by an October 29th fight with Jake Rosholt in King of the Cage.