Whether it be in as a professional hockey player or a professional MMA fighter, Justin Schmit has never been one to turn down a fight.
Tom O’Connor, Grayson Wells, Albaraa Atmeh, Chris Day and seven other MMA fighters from Alberta and B.C. reveal their favourite MMA fight of all-time.
Mamba Fight Night 5 took place in Aldergrove, B.C. on Friday night, and saw the likes of Shawna Ram, Cole Campbell and Konstantin Gaivoronskii claims wins.
Shawna Ram will make her professional debut on Oct. 5 at Mamba Fight Night 5, taking on Chelsea LaGrasse in an atomweight bout.
After nearly six years removed from his last fight, Cole Campbell returns to face Tom Theocharis at Mamba Fight Night 5 on Oct. 5, 2018 in Aldergrove, B.C.
Rumble in the Cage 59 took place Sept. 29 in Lethbridge, Alta. Sheldon Doll, Justin Basra, and Maged Hammo were among those victorious on the card.
Unified MMA 34 took place in Enoch, Alta. on Sept. 28 and saw Teddy Ash and Pat Pytlik leave as the Unified MMA middleweight an welterweight champions.
Rumble in the Cage 59 takes place Sept. 29 in Lethbridge, Alta. and Lucas Neufeld has his predictions for each of the 14 MMA bouts on the card.
Unified MMA 34 takes place Sept. 28 in Enoch, Alta. and Cody Krahn and Isaiah Metituk have their predictions for each of the nine MMA bouts on the card.
In the main event of Rumble in the Cage 59, Sheldon Doll looks to keep his hot streak alive against Marcus Hicks on Sept. 29 in Lethbridge, Alta.
In the main event of Unified MMA 34, Teddy Ash will look to become a two-weight champion, taking on UFC-vet Seth Baczynski on Sept. 28.
In the co-main event slot, Justin Basra takes on Joaquin Calderon at Rumble in the Cage 59 in Lethbridge, Alta. on Sept. 29.
Pat Pytlik and Vyron Phillips will compete for the welterweight title on Sept. 28 at Unified MMA 34 in a potential fight-of-the-night candidate.
Frequent finishers Maged Hammo and Fred Stonehouse will meet in a featherweight contest at Rumble in the Cage 59 on Sept. 29 in Lethbridge, Alta.
On Sept. 28, Ryan Ford makes his much-anticipated return to MMA when he welcomes Matthew Delanoit into his hometown at Unified MMA 34.
Battlefield Fight League 57 took place Sept. 22 in Coquitlam B.C. and featured 13 total matchups, including Jamey-Lyn Horth Wessels and Christina Ricker.
Battlefield Fight League 57 takes place in Coquitlam, B.C. on Sept. 22, and Gagan Gill has provided his predictions for the 10 MMA bouts on the card.
On Sept. 22, Jamey-Lyn Horth Wessels and Christina Ricker will become the first women to headline a Battlefield Fight League event at BFL 57.
Austin Batra will defend his Battlefield Fight League amateur welterweight title against Perry Hayer at BFL 57 on Sept. 22 in Coquitlam, B.C.
With the Battlefield Fight League amateur featherweight title on the line, Marlan Hall and Gwyn Berry will face off at BFL 57 on Sept. 22.
Jesse Arnett will look for 13 straight wins when he defends his TKO bantamweight title against the visiting Nathan Maness at TKO 44 on Sept. 21.
Lucas Neufeld makes the trip south to take on Jordan Leavitt in Las Vegas, NV at Tuff-N-Uff: Fight Night on Sept. 14 at the Orleans Hotel & Casino.
With the UFC being a firm goal of his, Nick Hrabec is pulling out all the stops to ensure he’s in the best position to achieve that goal.
Jesse Bull hopes his MMA career can help inspire the youth in his community of Maskwacis to become anything they want to be.
Undefeated Justin Basra is hoping his next two bouts to close out 2018 will help set the stage for a run to the bigger promotions.
Mark Mosure, Keegan Oliver, Thomas Deneve, Menad Abella and seven other MMA fighters from Alberta and B.C. reveal their favourite fighter outside the UFC.
Michael Hill, Albaraa Atmeh and Jett Grande all became new XFFC champions of their respective divisions at XFFC 19 in Grande Prairie, Alta. Saturday night.
XFFC 19 takes place in Grande Prairie, Alta. on Aug. 11, and Tom O’ Connor has provided his predictions for the 10 MMA bouts on the card.
In the main event of XFFC 19, Michael Hill will battle Matt Krayco to determine the new XFFC welterweight champion in Grande Prairie, Alta.
Isaiah Metituk is set to welcome Albaraa Atmeh into Grande Prairie at XFFC 19 for a battle to determine the XFFC amateur featherweight champion.
Jett Grande will look to add a XFFC lightweight title to his collection when he challenges Neal Gottzmann for his belt at XFFC 19 in Grande Prairie, Alta.
After pushing through a mentally and physically challenging childhood, Behrang Yousefi has truly turned his life into something he can be proud of.
Shane Campbell, Pat Pytlik, Tye Mcentire, and seven other MMA fighters from Alberta and B.C. reveal their favourite submission moves.
XFFC 18 took place July 21, 2018 in Penticton, B.C., and featured a main event between Matt Dwyer and Dominique Steele for the middleweight title.
XFFC 18 takes place July 21 in Penticton, B.C. and professional MMA fighter Michael Hill has his predictions for the 10 MMA bouts on the card.
In a UFC-caliber main event for XFFC 18 in Penticton, B.C., Matt Dwyer will battle Dominique Steele for the XFFC middleweight title.
The XFFC featherweight title will be on the line Saturday night when Tom O’Connor and Chris Day meet in the co-main event of XFFC 18.
Grayson Wells will welcome Josh Heinz to the Okanagan for a heavyweight battle at XFFC 18 in Penticton, B.C. on Saturday night.
BFL 56 took place July 14 in Coquitlam, B.C. and included Dejan Kajic taking on Chris Anderson for the vacant BFL middleweight title.
BFL 56 takes place July 14 in Coquitlam, B.C. and amateur MMA fighter Ali Wasuk has his predictions for the 10 MMA bouts on the card.
Chris Anderson and Dejan Kajic will meet for the second time on Saturday night at BFL 56 to determine the champion of the BFL middleweight division.
Nick Ghaeni and Gagan Gill will meet, for the second time in their careers, at BFL 56 Saturday night to determine the professional featherweight champion.
Terrence Spina will look to remain undefeated in his amateur career, while also adding a championship belt to his name when he takes on Josh Morgan at BFL 56 on July 14.
Melissa Croden will meet Alyssa Pallen for the amateur women’s bantamweight title at 209 Beatdown 5 Saturday night in Stockton, CA.
Randy Mahon, a MMA fighter from Grande Prairie, Alta., was once on the verge of professional baseball before making the switch to MMA.
Matt Krayco, Jett Grande, Evan Piercey, Melissa Croden, and six other MMA fighters from Alberta and B.C. reveal who their favourite UFC fighter is.
Tanner Boser will make the trek from Alberta, Canada to take on Californian Chase Gormley in a heavyweight bout at ACB 88 on June 16 in Brisbane, Australia.
Prestige FC 10 took place in Fort McMurray, Alta. on June 8, 2018, and was headlined by an amateur welterweight title bout between Mark Mosure and Regan RunningRabbit.
Prestige FC 10 takes place June 8 in Fort McMurray, Alta. and professional MMA fighter Menad Abella offers his predictions for the six MMA bouts, including Regan RunningRabbit vs Mark Mosure and Thomas Deneve vs Scott Bouchard.
With the amateur welterweight title on the line, Mark Mosure and Regan RunningRabbit will do battle at Prestige FC 10 in Fort McMurray, Alta on June 8, 2018.
Thomas Deneve will welcome Scott Bouchard into his hometown of Fort McMurray, Alta. for an amateur lightweight bout at Prestige FC 10 Friday night.
BFL 55 took place May 26, 2018 in Coquitlam, Alta., and featured 15 total bouts, including Achilles Estremadura vs Ryan Rohovich for the lightweight title and Ali Wasuk vs Mitch Strazzella for the amateur featherweight title.
BFL 55 takes place May 26 in Coquitlam, B.C. and professional MMA fighter Dejan Kajic and amateur MMA fighter Tye Mcentire have their predictions for each of the 14 MMA bouts on the card, including Achilles Estremadura vs Ryan Rohovich, Jared Revel vs TJ Koehler, and Ali Wasuk vs Mitch Strazzella.
In the main event of BFL 55, Ryan Rohovich and Achilles Estremadura will square off for the vacant lightweight title on May 26. Both Rohovich and Estremadura come in riding three-fight and two-fight win streaks respectively.
Ali Wasuk and Mitch Strazzella will meet in the cage at BFL 55 on May 26, 2018 to battle for the vacant amateur featherweight championship. Wasuk said he will turn professional following this event.
The vacant BFL welterweight title will be on the line when Austin Batra and Justin Aujla-Fieldt meet in the cage at BFL 55 on May 26 in Coquitlam, B.C.
Unified MMA 33 took place May 11, 2018 in Enoch, Alta., and featured 10 MMA bouts, including Teddy Ash vs Jacob “Kobe” Ortiz for the light heavyweight title and Shane Campbell vs Stephen Beaumont for the lightweight title.
Unified MMA 33 takes place May 11 in Enoch, Alta. and professional MMA fighter Randy Mahon has his predictions for each of the ten MMA bouts on the card, including Teddy Ash vs Kobe Ortiz, Shane Campbell vs Stephen Beaumont, and Behrang Yousefi vs Neal Anderson.
In the main event of Unified MMA 33 on May 11, Teddy Ash and Kobe Ortiz will battle for the vacant light heavyweight title in Enoch, Alta. at the River Cree Resort & Casino.
With the Unified MMA lightweight championship on the line, Shane Campbell and Stephen Beaumont will meet for the second time at Unified MMA 33 on May 11 in Enoch, Alta.
In a professional lightweight bout at Unified MMA 33, Behrang Yousefi and Neal Anderson are set to do battle in Enoch, Alta, on May 11 in a fight both are predicting to be a wild affair.
Jesse Arnett, Menad Abella, and Alyssa Krahn will all make the trip to Quebec City, QC for TKO 43 Friday night. Both Arnett and Abella are vying for the titles in their respective divisions.
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.