MMA Valor Local Corner: WFC 7 Takes Place this Weekend

| November 13, 2013 | 1:15 pm | Reply

WFC 7 Main EventAsk any MMA fan what’s happening this weekend and you’ll more than likely get “UFC 167” as the response. You couldn’t fault them though since it is the promotions 20th anniversary PPV and all, but like most Saturday nights the UFC isn’t the only ones putting on MMA action.

In Sacramento, California West Coast Fighting Championship has a pretty large fight card taking place from the Jackson Sports Arena. WFC 7 features two titles fights, 13 fights overall and two of which will be amateur bouts. The card has seen a crazy amount of changes including former Strikeforce fighter Scott Smith, who was to defend his middleweight title. Smith was schedule to face the promotions current welterweight champion Max Griffin in a highly anticipated bout. Unfortunately Smith suffered an injury and Griffin will now face Fernando Gonzalez for the WFC interim middleweight title.

Doors to the event will open up at 5pm with the first fight scheduled for 6pm. Tickets for WFC 7 can buy purchased online at If you can’t make it to WFC 7, make sure to follow us on twitter for live updates and check out the site for complete results following the event.

WFC 7 Fight Card (Subject to change):

185 lbs. Interim Title Fight: Max Griffin vs. Fernando Gonzalez

145 lbs.: Josh Emmett vs. Noah Schnable

Catchweight: Nick Christy vs. Paradise Vaovasa

135 lbs.: Drey Mitchell vs. Joe Neal

170 lbs.: Mikhail Venikov vs. Iggy Zambrano

145 lbs.: Michael Christensen vs. Charley Huston

125 lbs.: Steven Gruber vs. Oscar Ramirez

170 lbs.: Jason Williams vs. Lamar Reed

205 lbs.: Brandon Costa vs. George Jordan

205 lbs.: Granson Clark vs. Myron Smith

145 lbs.: Erick Sanchez vs. Mike Ryan

Amatuer 155 lbs. Title Fight: Jason Powell (Champion) vs. Edgar Loza

Amatuer 135 lbs.: Brandon Waltz vs. Shawn Brendle

In other local MMA News, Rogue Fights: Fight Night took place this past weekend in Redding, California in front of a packed house inside the Win-River Casino. The 10 bout card including three professional bouts, seven amateur bouts and three title fights overall. Here are the results from Saturday’s Rogue Fights event:

155 lbs: Nick Riley defeated Chris Lopez

145 lbs.: Chris Logan defeated Elijah Ramirez

125 lbs.: Kyle Gothen defeated Davis Asano

155 lbs.: Trevor Lemire defeated Patrick Rose

170 lbs. Amateur Title Fight: Fernando Heredia defeated Ignacio Medel

125 lbs.: Emily Fichtner defeated Denise Bruckner

145 lbs. Amateur Title Fight: Brandon Laroco defeated Ashton Pierce

Professional Bouts:

170 lbs.: Jose Rico defeated Mike Franco

185 lbs.: Wes Swafford defeated Tramain Smith

205 lbs. Title Fight: Jared Toreson defeated Bill Widler

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