Former UFC Champion Tito Ortiz Voted Into Huntington Beach City Council

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz was elected to the city council of Huntington Beach, California, USA, on Tuesday. Ortiz received 34,000 votes to take one of the three seats available, per the Los Angeles Times. Ortiz took a seat alongside Dan Kalmick and Natalie Moser. The three candidates beat 12 other potential candidates. … Continue reading Former UFC Champion Tito Ortiz Voted Into Huntington Beach City Council

Flashback Friday: WEC 1: Princes of Pain

The "World Extreme Cagefighting," better known as the WEC launched in 2001. While the promotion was known for it's coverage of the bantamweight, featherweight and lightweight divisions, the debut show "Princes of Pain" featured fighters of many sizes. Headlining the card was two of MMA's most well known journeymen, Dan "The Beast" Severn and Travis … Continue reading Flashback Friday: WEC 1: Princes of Pain

Flashback Friday: WEC 1: Princes of Pain Play-by-Play

The Flashback Friday episode for June 19th, 2020 was coverage of the first WEC event: "Princes of Pain." This article is the play-by-play for the show. The report for the event can be found here. Quick Results Bout 1: Cruz Gomez def. Isaias Martinez via KO, Elbows (RD 1, 4:58) Bout 2: Leonard Garcia def. … Continue reading Flashback Friday: WEC 1: Princes of Pain Play-by-Play

Tachi Palace Casino Resort Named New Host For UFC 249

The Tachi Palace Casino Resort in California has been named the new location for UFC 249, first reported by Jeff Sherwood of Sherdog.com, later confirmed by a report from Kevin Draper of The New York Times, The venue, which is on land owned by the Tachi-Yokut Tribe, has played a host to MMA events in … Continue reading Tachi Palace Casino Resort Named New Host For UFC 249

LFA 81: Emmers vs. Barbosa Full Coverage

Coming back to California, LFA 81 took place on Friday night. Headlining the card was high ranked regional featherweights Jamall Emmers and Rafael Barbosa. The main card showcased seven different bouts across different countries and weight classes. Quick Results - Click a fight to skip to its part: Bout 1: Vanessa Demopoulos def. Loveth Young … Continue reading LFA 81: Emmers vs. Barbosa Full Coverage