Rich “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”
On 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 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”
July 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”
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”
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”
Gladiators of the Cage (GOTC) has officially released the fight card for their July 20th event at the Stage A.E. arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The event, titled “Northshore’s Rise to Power II,” has five professional bouts and nine amateur bouts. The card is still subject to change. Continue reading “Gladiators of the Cage release July 20th Card; Dempsey vs Rumsey in the Main Event”
The speculation is over: Complete Devastation MMA will return to the Logan Valley Region on November 16th, 2013 at the Jaffa Mosque. The date and venue have been confirmed by the official facebook page of Complete Devastation MMA today. Continue reading “CONFIRMED: Complete Devastation’s Next Event is November 16th at the Jaffa Mosque”
Word had begun circulating on Facebook last night that Valley Fight League (VFL) would be returning to Altoona, Pennsylvania; as of this moment, we can confirm that VFL promoter Lionel Royer has added the event, VFL 42: Broad Avenue Brawlers, to MixedMartialArts.Com for a date of July 19th, 2013. Continue reading “Valley Fight League Returning to Altoona With VFL 42”
Sherdog.com and MMAJunkie.Com are both reporting that Josh “The Warmaster” Barnett has signed his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Both sources are reporting that a source close to the situation has confirmed but no one from Barnett’s Camp or the UFC has confirmed. Continue reading “Josh Barnett Back to the UFC?”