Rich Cantolina Calls Out Lenny Karlheim; Offers to Fight Him in Pittsburgh

Rich CantolinaRich “The Raging Bull” Cantolina (10-6-0), Complete Devastation and Pinnacle FC Amateur Featherweight champion, went on the offensive today on Facebook. Cantolina, who recently won the Pinnacle FC crown by defeating Ethan “The Wolverine” Goss, said: Continue reading “Rich Cantolina Calls Out Lenny Karlheim; Offers to Fight Him in Pittsburgh”

Gladiator Challenge Promoting First American Tag Team Fight

GC_SeasonsBeatingsOn Saturday, November 23, Gladiator Challenge will be home to the first ever North American MMA Tag-Team fight. The event has been titled “Season’s Beatings” and will be held at the Thunder Valley Resort Casino in Lincoln, California. While details are sparse right now, we do know that the bout is between the teams of Jaime “El Cucui” Jara and Mike Quaintance vs. UFC veteran Scott “Hands of Stone” Smith and Blaine Wilson. Continue reading “Gladiator Challenge Promoting First American Tag Team Fight”

The Hunt for Pink October

ImageThe Cage Nation TV crew has taken to Facebook today to show their support for the efforts to find a cure for cancer and their emotional support for the victims of the disease.

The support began with Albert [Cameron, co-host and producer] saying, in no uncertain terms, what he thought of the disease. From there, producer Mike Kessling rendered a new version of the Cage Nation TV logo (pictured left) and the producers and hosts of the show shared the picture to show their support. Continue reading “The Hunt for Pink October”

Valley Fight League Rebounding From Altoona Disaster; VFL 43 to Take Place in October

VFLLogoJuly 19th, 2013 is a night that may very well live in infamy, especially to the men and women, the fight fans, of the Logan Valley. The Jaffa Mosque throw down was scheduled to have twelve MMA fights and at bell time, only three were given the green light to go by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission.

July 19th was dripping in the worst-case-scenarios that any fight promotion could have expected: contract disputes, guys not making weight and the State Athletic Commission not approving guys to fight. Fighters were angry, fans were angry and the media had the difficult job of having to report on the downturn of an event that they had very high hopes for. Speculation ran rampant that Valley Fight League may be forced to stop promoting. Continue reading “Valley Fight League Rebounding From Altoona Disaster; VFL 43 to Take Place in October”

VFL 42 Meltdown; Glunt vs. Dean Promoted to Main Event

Altoona, PA – Reports are running rampant right now about the fight card scheduled for tonight at the Jaffa Mosque in Altoona, Pennsylvania for Valley Fight League’s 42nd installment and their seventh in the “Broad Avenue Brawler’s” series.

The first reports received by the Cage Nation TV newsroom is that Altoona veteran Ryan “Goose Lee” Glunt has been promoted to the main event against Matthew Dean. The main event had been promoted as Eli Garshnick vs. Bellator veteran Shedrick Goodridge until today. No word is available on what happened to the Garshnick vs. Goodridge bout. Continue reading “VFL 42 Meltdown; Glunt vs. Dean Promoted to Main Event”

Brian Stann Announces Retirement


Former World Extreme Cagefighting Light Heavyweight Champion and UFC Light Heavyweight / Middleweight contender Brian Stann has officially announced his retirement from the world of Mixed Martial Arts.

Stann’s last fight was a TKO loss to Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva at UFC on Fox 8 in which Stann admits he came into the fight over-agressive and the former PRIDE middleweight champion capitalized. Continue reading “Brian Stann Announces Retirement”