Lucas Neufeld, Connor Krebs, Justin Basra, Nick LeBlanc, and six other Alberta MMA fighters reveal their favourite sport, other than MMA.
If you’re a fan of finishes, Rumble in the Cage 58 was the event for you. 10 of the 13 total fights on the card in Lethbridge, Alta. didn’t make it to the final bell at the Servus Sports Centre Friday Night. In the main event of the evening, Craig Hudson (5-6) shocked the Lethbridge […]
Day two of the 2018 Canadian Amateur National Championship featured the semi-finals of the welterweight division; Jett Grande vs Gurpaul Sahota and Mike Parsons vs Tye Mcentire.
Rumble in the Cage 58 takes place April 13 in Lethbridge, Alta. and amateur MMA fighter Evan Piercey has his predictions for each of the seven MMA bouts on the card (not including gold medal matches) including Jared Kilkenny vs Craig Hudson, Josh Heinz vs Jared Henderson, and Lucas Neufeld vs Nick Bell.
Day one of the 2018 Canadian MMA Amateur National Championship took place April 11, 2018 in Lethbridge, Alta. Jett Grande, Justin Knoepfli, and Justin Grey were among those competing.
The second of two heavyweight bouts scheduled for Rumble in the Cage 58 will see Jared Kilkenny clash with Craig Hudson in Lethbridge, Alta.
In his first career professional heavyweight bout, Josh Heinz (3-1) will welcome Jared Henderson (4-4) into the cage in his hometown of Lethbridge, Alta., for Rumble in the Cage 58.
Lucas Neufeld (2-0) will welcome Nick Bell (2-1) into the cage in his hometown of Lethbridge, Alta. for a professional featherweight bout at Rumble in the Cage 58. Neufeld is coming in fresh, while Bell enters on a six-and-a-half-year layoff.
After fighting five times in the UFC, Shane Campbell is back at the regional MMA level working his way back up the ladder using his elite muay thai and kickboxing skills as a base.
Teddy Ash is one of Canada’s top MMA prospects, but it’s not just his impressive record that makes him a success story. It’s what he’s had to overcome to get where he is that’s truly remarkable.
Walkout songs for MMA fighters have many significant meanings. Teddy Ash, Cody Krahn, Menad Abella, Riley Pequin plus six more MMA fighters explain why their walkout song is important to them.
The fans in attendance for XFFC 17 in Grande Prairie, Alta. were treated to an exciting night of MMA action, which included six first round finishes. Michael Hill, Nick Hrabec and Riley Pequin were among the big winners.
XFFC 17 takes place March 16 in Grande Prairie, Alta. and professional MMA fighter Alex Martinez has his predictions for each of the 11 MMA bouts on the card including Cody Krahn vs Michael Hill, Randy Mahon vs Nick Hrabec, and Riley Pequin vs Todd Vatcher.
In the co-main event of XFFC 17, the hometown hero Randy Mahon will face off with Nick Hrabec in a professional lightweight showdown in Grande Prairie, Alta. Friday night.
Former Ultimate Fighter contestant Michael Hill will take on Cody Krahn in a professional middleweight bout at XFFC 17 in Grande Prairie, Alta. on March 16.
With the XFFC amateur welterweight title on the line, Riley Pequin and Todd Vatcher will meet in the cage at XFFC 17 in Grande Prairie March 16 to determine the new champion.
In an enticing amateur featherweight bout, Isaiah Metituk will welcome Dakota Ruttan into his hometown of Grande Prairie, Alta. to put on a show at XFFC 17 on March 16.
The moratorium effectively putting a halt to all sanctioned combative sports competition in Edmonton has officially been lifted, which ultimately marks the return of competitive MMA to the city.
Prestige FC 9 took place in Fort McMurray, Alta. on Friday night where Teddy Ash and Cameron Olson clashed for the light heavyweight title, and Menad Abella and Dejan Kajic took the cage in the co-main event.
Prestige FC 9 goes down March 2 in Fort McMurray, Alta. and professional MMA fighter David Nippard has his predictions for each of the seven MMA bouts on the card including Teddy Ash vs Cameron Olson, Menad Abella vs Dejan Kajic, and Cam Macdonald vs Tom Theocharis.
Teddy Ash (9-3) will square off with Cameron Olson (9-3) on March 2 for the Prestige FC light heavyweight title at Prestige FC 9. Both competitors are coming in hot with Ash having won five of his last six fights, and Olson six of his last seven.
In the co-main event of Prestige FC 9 in Fort McMurray, Alta., a knockout is in the cards between Menad Abella (4-0) and Dejan Kajic (8-6-2, 1 NC) in their welterweight tilt.
Cam Macdonald (1-0) and Tom Theocharis (0-1) are set to square off in a professional lightweight scrap at Prestige FC 9 in Fort McMurray. This will be both fighters’ second professional fight after long amateur careers.
Modern FC 1 is an inaugural event taking place in Saskatoon, Sask. on Feb. 23. It will feature three MMA fighters out of Alberta: Patrick Ward, Chad Anheliger, and Alex Martinez.
Tanner Boser (13-4) will square off with DJ Linderman (21-13) in a heavyweight bout at ACB 81 in Dubai. Boser is seeking is second win in a row, while Linderman is looking to bounce back from a loss.
Rumble in the Cage 57 went down Feb. 17 in Lethbridge, Alta., with Connor Krebs and Melissa Croden being among the big winners in the 11-bout fight card.
In what could be an all out brawl, Evan Piercey (2-0) and Connor Krebs (1-1) will meet in the main event at Rumble in the Cage 57 on Feb. 17, taking place at Exhibition Park Lethbridge.
Nick Leblanc (2-1) and Mike Parsons (4-1) will meet in the cage Feb. 17 at Rumble in the Cage 57 in Lethbridge. It’ll be a battle between the elite striking of Leblanc and the gritty grappling of Parsons.
Melissa Croden and Sierra Dinwoodie are set to square off in an amateur catchweight bout at 150 pounds. With their strong finishing skills, fans in attendance at Rumble in the Cage 57 could be in for a treat with this matchup.
Fight Night 6 went down at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge, Alta. Saturday night, and the action didn’t disappoint. Lee Mein, Lucas Neufeld, and Gerra Gossen were among the winners.
In the main event for Fight Night 6 in Lethbridge, Lee Mein (8-13) will square off with Steve Roy (2-2) in a heavyweight clash that’s sure to have the Enmax Centre buzzing.
Lethbridge’s Lucas Neufeld (1-0) is set to square off with Saskatoon’s George Matechuck (1-1) at Fight Night 6 in Lethbridge, Alta. Neufeld enters the contest highly motivated by what lies ahead.
Colton Cronkite will look to win his sixth straight fight by first round submission when he welcomes Ergys Sigeta to the cage at Fight Night 6 in his hometown of Lethbridge, Alta.
Calgary’s Jake Peacock has an impressive history as a martial artist, winning nearly 100 matches, and now being a successful owner and coach to many successful at Dunamis Martial Arts. He’s accomplished it all with just one arm.
Matt Krayco (7-7) and Vyron Phillips (7-4) will meet in the cage at Fight Night 6 in Lethbridge, Alta. on Feb. 10. Krayco is searching for his third MMA victory in a row, while Phillips looks to add to his already impressive resume.
It’s been over two years since Red Deer MMA fighter Wolfgang Janssen last fought competitively. He had a rough stretch where he was unable to shake the injury bug, but he’s now healthy and ready to make his return.
Keegan Oliver (6-6) makes his return to the cage, following a broken hand against, Hardeep Singh (9-3) at BFL 53 in Coquitlam on Jan. 13.
Unified MMA 33 was set for Dec. 15, 2018, but was abruptly cancelled due to a moratorium of combative sports in Edmonton, leaving all involved frustrated.
Tom O’Connor faced Randy Mahon at XFFC 16 in a rematch from almost three years ago, while the popular local Kyle Francotti made his professional debut.
Randy Mahon vs Tom O’Connor part two will take place in Grande Prairie December 15 at XFFC 16. O’Connor won their first bout via submission.
Dustin Joynson battled Grayson Wells at Havoc FC 12 for the heavyweight title, while Justin Basra and Randy Turner went to war for the bantamweight belt.
Justin Basra will put his undefeated record on the line Dec. 8 as he takes on Randy Turner for the Havoc Fighting Championship bantamweight title.
Jesse Arnett will look to extend his win streak to 11 when he takes on Dimitri Waardenburg at TKO 41 in Montreal.