Friday Five: Five of Altoona’s Most Important Fights (Part One)

Cage Nation Patch ALTOONABy: Albert Cameron – Happy New Year folks! The New Year is a time for hopeful forecasting of one’s ambitions and hopes for the future; it’s also a great time to reflect on past accomplishments and defeats, to learn from the lessons history teaches. For me, it’s both. I’m holding on to a strong hope that the Altoona fight scene will be able to recover from the closure and absence of a strong, centralized MMA promotion; I’m also hoping that a much stronger presence emerges from the ashes of what was. This week’s Friday Five is a reflection on five of the most important fights to ever come out of the Logan Valley. Its part one in a series, aimed at reminding everyone of what was and what could be. Continue reading “Friday Five: Five of Altoona’s Most Important Fights (Part One)”

IT’S OFFICIAL: Rematch Between Cantolina and Goss Set For November 1st!

cdmma-logoAltoona, PA. Match makers for the Complete Devastation MMA (CDMMA) promotion have signed the rematch that the Steel City Fight scene has been asking for. On November 1st, 2014 at the Jaffa Mosque, Ethan “The Wolverine” Goss (6-4-0) will be taking on “The Raging Bull” Rich Cantolina (10-7-0). As if a rematch between two of Pittsburgh’s most highly coveted prospects wasn’t enough, it will be for Cantolina’s CDMMA Amateur Featherweight Championship. Continue reading “IT’S OFFICIAL: Rematch Between Cantolina and Goss Set For November 1st!”