Last weekend Rogue Fights was at the Win-River Casino in Redding, California for “Ultimate River Throwdown”. The 11 bout fight card featured both amateur and professional MMA action with several exciting finishes. None was more exciting than the first round one-punch knockout by amateur fighter Josh Coleman though.
Prior to today’s TUF 17 weigh-ins featherweight headliner Urijah Faber decided to burn off that last few decimal points of weight by challenging Ultimate Fighter 17 finalist Uriah Hall. You be the judge as to who won the dance off but as you can see their names might be similar but the dancing is not. Enjoy!
In one of the most epic battles we’ve seen in the Octagon as of late. Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann put on a show, and gave a blueprint to other fighters how to keep a job in the UFC.
Tomorrow Liz Carmouche will challenge the UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in the UFC 157 main event. Today though she appeared on the Ora TV show “The Daily Rehash” to talk with host Eric Artell about her historic fight and how twitter go her the fight with Rousey.
Tuesday night’s Episode 4 of TUF 17 drew an average audience of 1.2 million in the overnight ratings falling closely on par with the season average of 1.3 million viewers per episode. Episode 4 saw Team Jones earn its victory, and gain control of the picks when Collin Hart defeated Kevin Casey by controlling him on the ground for two uneventful rounds.
UnCut Sports show Rundown – Anthony Pettis was quickly granted his wish to fight featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Dana White confirmed that the two will meet on August 3rd of this year for the UFC Featherweight Championship. So where does this leave Frankie Edgar who has decided that he will not rejoin the ranks of the UFC’s Lightweights.
All the way from Thailand, Yodsanklai Fairtex, one of the world’s greatest Muay Thai fighters, and a main event headliner of tomorrow’s Lion Fight 8, held open workouts yesterday. The legend takes on multiple Muay Thai Champion Gregory Choplin tomorrow night in a full Muay Thai rules event, taking place inside the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
As the apple drops in the big apple, Dream 18 and Glory 4 will be taking place in Tokyo with some great MMA and Kickboxing. The Dream portion of the show will feature seven MMA bouts including lightweight champion Shinya Aoki vs. Antonio Mckee. The highlight of the Glory portion will be an eight man, one night heavyweight kickboxing Grand Slam.