Results and a recap from the local MMA scene featuring Cut Throat MMA in Chicago.
Bellator continues their trend of collecting top Brazilian talent. Over at ULTMMA, the site reports that Bellator has agreed to terms with Phelipe Lins (5-0). A 6'3 light heavyweight out of Nova Uniao Kimura, Lins was the #2 light heavyweight on Bloody Elbow's 2012 World MMA Scouting Report.
Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Season 8 lightweight winner Efrain Escudero (14-2) will headline Rage in the Cage 148 in his home state of Arizona on January 29th. RITC 148 is booked for the Wild Horse Pass Casino in Chandler, AZ. Escudero will face off with local Phoenix prospect Jeremy Larsen (6-1) in a 165 pound catch weight bout. HT: Uniting Locals Through MMA
Micah Miller (14-2) missed the 145 pound cutoff for his title fight with Isaac De Jesus (9-2). The fight will now be three rounds. Tachi Palace Fights 7 weigh-in results Lemoore, CA Jussier Da Silva (125.2) vs. Danny Martinez (124.8) James Irvin (212) vs. Jorge Olivera (211) Isaac De Jesus (145.8) vs. Micah Miller (147.5) Jaime Jara (183.2) vs. Jay Silva (184.8) Tommy Vargas (135.2) vs. Martin Sandoval (132.2) Sergio Quinones (149.8) vs. Tony Llamas( 149.8) Mike Guidry (260.8) vs. Jimmy Ambriz (259.2) Chris Bostick (206) vs. Nik Fekete (204.8) Phil Collins (170) vs. John Alessio( 169) Seth Baczynski (173.8) vs. Tim McKenzie (174) HT: Uniting Locals Though MMA
Efrain Escudero (14-2) picked up his first win since being released by the UFC back in September over the weekend at a local show Desert Rage in Yuma, Arizona Desert Rage VIII results Yuma, AZ Forest Mudge def. Jim Kechely by Ref Stoppage 1:40 R1 Jose Carbajal def. Derek Dunaway by TKO 4:17 R1 Karl Tyler def. Anthony Tobin by TKO 0:59 R1 Alex Garcia def. Danny Affleje by Ref Stoppage 1:49 R1 Josh Vandenburg def. Robert Hunsperger by TKO 1:32 R2 Yaotzin Meza def. Nick Piedmont by Unanimous Decision Tyler Bialecki def. Nate Rochna by Submission Darce Choke 1:23 R1 Shannon Gugerty def. Roscoe Jackson by Submission Rear Naked Choke 4:59 R1 Efrain Escudero def. Alfredo Martinez by Submission Rear Naked Choke 1:14 R1 HT: Uniting Locals Through MMA
More information is coming in about the Donald Cerrone vs. Marcus Sursa backstage brawl over the weekend. The Na Koa MMA Podcast :first reported the scuffle which occurred at a local New Mexico...
via www.cdn.sherdog.com With his legal troubles with Bellator FC behind him it looks like Dave Herman (20-2) will return to the local Midwest MMA scene for his next fight. Two of the best...
Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez talks about his upcoming title defense versus Roger Huerta. HT: midatlanticmma.tv
Ex UFC fighter Josh Burkman downed middleweight prospect Jordan Smith in the main event of Showdown Fights in Utah. On the undercard local Jordan Clements pounded out former TUF bab boy Junie Browning in the first round. Showdown Fights Respect results Orem, UT Josh Burkman def. Jordan Smith by split decision Tandi Schaeffer def. Melissa Moore by TKO 1:38 R2 Steven Siler def. Dennis Davis by submission triangle choke 1:22 R1 Jordan Clements def. Junie Browning by TKO 4:58 R1 Ty Lee def. Kasey Jackson by TKO 0:27 R1 Jan Jorgenson def. Jerzy Siewierski by TKO 1:48 R3 Ramsey Nijem def. Scottie Casey by submission rear naked choke 2:48 R1 Josh Bateman def. Donny Oliver by submission rear naked choke R1 HT: Uniting Locals Through MMA