Category Archives: Rage in the cage

RITC 150 With Special Guest UFC Champion Anderson Silva

ritcsteel01 RITC 150 With Special Guest UFC Champion Anderson Silva

(Chandler, AZ) On Saturday March 19, 2011 the Arizona promotion Rage in the cage will bring its fans the 150th event, live from the Wild Horse Pass Casino in Chandler, AZ. On hand for the event will be special guest Anderson Silva who will be bringing two fighters to compete at RITC 150, will be there to chat with fans and sign autographs.

Rage in the Cage 149 Recap

ritcsteel011 Rage in the Cage 149 Recap

Rage in the Cage Arizona held its 149th Mixed Martial arts card was held in at Wild Horse Pass casino this weekend once again featuring UFC veteran fighters and a very exciting fight card. The packed house was ringside for 6 full unified rules fights which included 6 stoppages, and only two outside of the very first round.

It was a quick exciting night of fights but great action as always, here is a break them down of the nights action.

RITC Founder Rolland Sarria Discusses His BJJ Blackbelt

roland 200x300 RITC Founder Rolland Sarria Discusses His BJJ Blackbelt For quite some time many mixed martial arts schools around Arizona have openly bashed Rolland Sarria and flooded forums with slur about his self promotion to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt. MMA Valor went down to the Rage in the Cage Training Center to find out firsthand the truth behind the advancement from Mr. Sarria himself. He seemed very frustrated during the interview trying to express how he felt on the matter, and it definitely cleared up everything I have read online or heard bickering around the MMA scene in Arizona.

Results for RITC 148: The Start of a Big Year

ritcsteel01 300x134 Results for RITC 148: The Start of a Big YearLast night marked the first fight card of 2011 for the Arizona based promotion Rage in the Cage. The 148 RITC event was filled with 11 fights full of MMA action in front of a packed house. The recent change to unified rules, and better fight booking has been catching on and if you have yet to see a Rage in the Cage event, be sure to make it to the next event on the 19th of February. Like last night this event will feature UFC veterans and a stacked card guaranteed to fulfill your MMA fix.

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.

Picture of the Day: Know When to Tap

During Friday’s Rage in the Cage 145, James Fabbri secured a kimura from side control that looked really bad and ended even worse when Matthew Mito refused to tap. The Referee was forced to step in and call the fight in the first round when Mito didn’t tap and his arm was contorted the wrong way.

Check out the picture after the jump.

Rage in the Cage 145 Recap

ritcsteel01 300x134 Rage in the Cage 145 RecapRage in the cage impressed us all once again with a great night of fights, and that’s why they are such a successful organization here in Arizona – exciting fights and a professional show. On the 144 card only 1 of 14 fights went to decision and only 2 fights left the first round. RITC 145 had 17 fights and only 6 went to decision and many finished in the first round. The fighters and matchups are great and they are always trying to please the audience.