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M-1 Global Impresses in First Trip to Arizona


M-1 completed their first venture to Arizona in what seemed to be a USA vs. Russia all out battle for the spotlight. The main card started with three fights that lasted less than three minutes combined and had the crowd at Grand Canyon University pumped for the dual main events.

M-1 Global Ventures to Arizona on October 14th

M1 Challenge 10-14

In a state loaded with some of the highest MMA PPV buys per capita, M-1 Global and Showtime have recently announced their new event will be headlined in Phoenix Arizona. Three title holders for the organization will be fighting and it promises to be another exciting night of fights against the ropes. Five fights have made the main card with a mixture of heavyweight stars from around the world, a T.U.F. runner-up, and 170 and 185 pound prospects that have been creating waves nationwide.

Rage in the Cage 148 Features Big Names

EfrainEscudero 200x300 Rage in the Cage 148 Features Big NamesThe Arizona based fight organization Rage in the Cage is breaking new boundaries into the New Year with their most stacked card to date. An extravagant fight card with everything you can ask for, big names from Pride and the UFC, women fighters / ring girls, and 20 fights that take place next weekend at Wild Horse Pass Casino here in Chandler.

Rage in the Cage 147 Complete Recap

ritcsteel01 300x134 Rage in the Cage 147 Complete RecapThe last Rage in the Cage of 2010 took place last night at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix Arizona, marking another successful year for Arizona’s #1 MMA Organization. It was a packed house even with the UFC and Strikeforce taking place at the same time, and the fans were fully into the fights.

WEC 53 will feature two title fights

wec53 WEC 53 will feature two title fightsThe World Extreme Cagefighting today finally made official, the Lightweight title fight between Ben Henderson and Anthony Pettis for WEC 53 in Arizona. While the announcement came as no surprise, the WEC did have one thing up their sleeve. Also headlining the card will a bantamweight title fight featuring champion Dominick Cruz defeating his title for the second time against Scott Jorgensen.

The Challenge: Training MMA at the Lions Den

lionsdenlogo The Challenge: Training MMA at the Lions DenLike many people out there, I love to watch a good fight. People can’t help but stare, whether it’s a boxing match, a scrap in a hockey game or a couple of idiots swinging wildly at each other in a bar. There is some deep instinct in all of us that makes us slow down to look at a car accident or rewind our Tivo’s to watch a catcher get run over at home plate. We are all interested in the morbid and abnormal, whether we admit it or not. This is what drives so many of us to shell out 50 bucks on a Saturday night to watch the UFC or any MMA event.

Rage in the Cage 144 full card results

IMGP1585 300x199 Rage in the Cage 144 full card resultsLast Saturday the Arizona based MMA promotion Rage in the Cage’s held its 144th event and the very first one with the adaptation of unified rules allowing for more exciting fights everywhere they go. This lead to a very exciting night full of brutal knockouts and submissions and only 2 fights out of 14 going past the first round ( one split decision / one round 2 TKO). The event was jammed packed with lively MMA fans and their new home hub at Wild Horse Pass Casino is the perfect arena to watch live MMA. Every fighter in every fight met in the cage and really went out of their way to put on a great show, and MMA Valor was proud to cover the event which is broken down below.

Ten questions Strikeforce fighter Christian Grosinsky

Christian Grosinsky 214x300 Ten questions Strikeforce fighter Christian GrosinskyWhen asked exclusively to talk about his upcoming fight on the Strikeforce challengers card, CHRISTIAN GROSINSKY gave MMA Valor a full view of what to expect come fight night. Grosinsky (2-0) will be fighting on the nights undercard in front of his hometown fans in Arizona.

Here is our interview with MMA fighter Christian Grosinsky: