Jon Rearick vs. Dan O’Neil 2 Set For November 1st?

cdmma-logoTensions are getting high in the Jon Rearick camp this afternoon. According to Jon Rearick’s personal facebook page, he has been challenged by Dan O’Neil and by the sounds of it, he’s accepting the fight. Rearick said on Facebook:

“[SIC] Soo my mind is made up! I was gonna wait till Oct to fight in Johnstown but I just got called out by Dan O’Neil the guy I lost to in Nov!! Beat me one time cool 2nd u won’t make it out alive! And ur talking shit! Ur reason is u don’t think I’m nice soo u can step into my house but u won’t make it out!”

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Amateur Featherweight Daniel O’Neil Announces Retirement

dan oneilDaniel O’Neil, a student of Central PA MMA, has called it a day on his fighting career; O’Neil will be leaving the combat sports world behind in both of his disciplines: Mixed Martial Arts and Muay Thai.

O’Neil (2-1-0) had fully intended on closing the curtains on his career at the Sherman Cage Rage 6 event, but an injury sustained at his last kickboxing fight had aggravated an existing injury and left him unable to fulfill his obligation to Sherman Cage Rage. O’Neil described the aggravated injury as a hernia that had been repaired from years prior; weakened muscle walls, especially in the abdomen can be excruciatingly painful. Continue reading “Amateur Featherweight Daniel O’Neil Announces Retirement”

Ethan Goss to Meet Lenny Karlheim in Lightweight Title Fight

GOTCAccording to his official Facebook page, Ethan “The Wolverine” Goss’ amateur featherweight title fight with Derek Wright has been cancelled due to Wright’s inability to obtain medical clearance. This fight was to be Goss’ next title conquest in a bid to become the most prolific and decorated featherweight in the burgeoning Pittsburgh MMA scene. While no one from Gladiators of the Cage (GOTC) or Derek Wright’s camp have confirmed officially, Goss is indeed indicating that he will not be fighting for the amateur featherweight crown or at featherweight for that matter. Continue reading “Ethan Goss to Meet Lenny Karlheim in Lightweight Title Fight”

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”