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As wrestling continues to grow after the recent close call with the International Olympic Committee, Agon Wrestling Championships One has created an opportunity for amateur wrestling to jump to the professional level. Agon One was hosted live on pay-per-view via FloWrestling. The event took place in Las Vegas, NV hosting NCAA wrestlers including champions Ben Askren, Quinton Wright, Jordan Oliver, Lance Palmer, Nick Simmons, Stephen Abas, Aaron Simpson, and Jay Borschel at the Rio Hotel.
The exposure of the best wrestlers in the country through Agon is important for launching the sport to the next level. Quinton Wright and Ben Askren are both two-time NCAA Division one Champions. Wright wrestled for Penn State reaching the finals three times leaving with two gold medals.
The 'Brew City' adds another talented mixed martial artist to the Ultimate Fighting Championship's roster in the bantamweight division. Sergio Pettis, younger brother of UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, signs with the world’s largest MMA organization after defeating James Porter in Milwaukee September 28, 2013.
The Milwaukee native continues to live and train in his home town under the roof of world renowned coach Duke Roufus. Pettis, whom is nick named “The Phenom” supports an unblemished record with nine victories and zero defeats. The undefeated fighter is surrounded with a gym full of talented individuals. It’s no surprise to the Milwaukee faithful that their hometown kid would make it to the big show. All the fighters at Roufusport have succeeded inside the cage due to their countless hours training.
In the 17 seasons prior to the September 4 launch of the Ultimate Fighter 18 men and women have never lived and or trained together as one. Next month television ratings will reveal whether the UFC’s decision to go co-ed has paid off.
Coached by two of the most notable women in women’s MMA, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger, Meisha Tate, 16 female and 16 males will look to become the next Ultimate Fighter.
This Saturday, May 18, “Rising Son MMA” one of Wisconsin’s premier gyms for mixed martial arts, grappling, and Taekwondo will be hosting it’s second annual “Submission Grappling” tournament. Last time around they were able to fill most of the brackets with serious competition while keeping it balanced and fair for all competitors.
Beat the Streets Rumble on the Rails stops at Grand Central Terminal in New York City Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Iran and Russia traveled across seas to compete with the United States freestyle wrestling team at the Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal. The competition will be held adjacent to the annual Beat the Streets Awards Gala, following wrestling at the Bryant Park Grill. Obe Blanc earned the honors of being invited to wrestle at the event for the United States.
Menominee, WI- King of the Cage “Certified,” will be taking place this Saturday, April 20, at the Menominee Casino Resort. This fight card is a high anticipated card. 135-pounders Eugene Crisler will headline with Matt Brown. The co-main event will include Gerald Meerschaert taking on Jay Ellis.
Match maker Mike Camp is quoted saying “Best ammy card I have built for King of the Cage yet.” Camp is excited to see the young rising amateurs battle it out as eight of the fighters have undefeated records. Five of the amateur fighters will have their debut fight. All of the fighters are exciting warriors and have been putting their time in at the gym preparing for their test come Saturday night.
King of the Cage Returns with Lights Out to the Lake of the Torches Casino in Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin
Saturday April 13, 2013, in Lac Du Flambeau, WI, King of the Cage returns to the Lake of the Torches Casino for “Lights Out”. The nine exciting amateur fights will be followed by four thrilling professional bouts. This crowd pleasing lineup has the potential to be the best fight card of the year in Wisconsin.
The main event of the evening will be at middleweight between Jay Buck and Cully Butterfield. Buck is a 35-year-old pro who has 27 professional bouts of experience. The five-foot-nine inch fighter has 14 wins and 12 losses through his career, plus a no contest. The Gilbert Grappling fighter hails from Illinois and prefers to submit majority of his opponents, having six victories by submission.
Friday night, March 29, 2013, in Milwaukee at Potawatomi Casino, Waukesha-MMA’s heavyweight JR Briones will step into the cage to battle with Corey Anderson of Kennel Fight Club of Lincoln, Illinois. Each fighter enters the cage making their professional debut. The North American Fighting Championships “BattleGround” is going to be displaying the top professional and amateur athletes in the Midwest.
Corey Anderson enters the fight with very little experience in fighting. The Rockton, IL.; native attended University of Whitewater where he competed at heavyweight for the Warhawks. His senior season in 2012, Anderson climbed his way to be a finalist in the division three national championships.
April 13th is quickly becoming a memorable day on the calendar for Eric Chang. Serving as the date of his kickboxing debut in 2012, Chang is now set to make his amateur mixed martial arts debut exactly one year later at King Of The Cage "Lights Out" in Lac Du Flambeau.
"Lights Out" will be the first opportunity for Chang to add experience to his young fighting career, which is just underway. The New Brunswick, New Jersey native who spent the majority of his life in Green Bay Wisconsin will also celebrate a twenty-fifth birthday before he steps into the cage April 13th. He has been training for the last two years, and a total of four.
Chang fights out of Combat Training Center, where he is a part owner and operator. The gym currently has plans of moving to a better location, as well as a name revamp in their evolution process. Chang competed 140-pounds in his kickboxing debut and is having no problem cutting weight down to 125-pounds for his MMA debut.
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