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.
Here is a video montage of photo stills taken at this past Saturday night's Sharkbite Fighting Champions at the Final Approach Restaurant in Sheboygan Falls, WI. This is USCS Focal Point.
The culmination of the high school wrestling season in Wisconsin is upon the student-athletes that successfully qualified for the state tournament this weekend in Madison. Division I sent 16 of the top wrestlers in each weight class, as Divisions II and III both delivered 12 of their best in each weight class. Wrestling begins in Madison at 3p.m., Thursday, Feb., 21.
As always, the competition in the state tournament is stiffer than ever. Each wrestler in Division I will face a double elimination process, while the other two divisions require a win in the first round in order to continue wrestling.
The fans at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds witnessed a freight train blast through his opponent at the “Super Brawl” Saturday night. Larry Watson rolled through his competition like a train blasting in and out of the station.
Watson improved to 2-0 on the amateur level with both wins coming by way of knockout. The lightweight fighter fought his first bout at 170 pounds, and dropped down Saturday night to his ideal weight of 155.
Saturday, Feb. 9., the North American Fighting Championship returns to the Wisconsin state fair grounds. The main card is filled with 18 exciting bouts for the fans to witness. The Super Brawl Cage Fights undercard begins at 5 p.m. and the main card pops-off at 7.
The Super Brawl will have two title bouts as the main and co-main events. The co-main event is for the vacant NAFC Bantamweight championship while the main event is for the NAFC Welterweight Championship. Eric Shelton (Milletich fighting system-Davenport, IA), takes on opponent, Andrew “Grunt” Attebury (Roufusport-Milwaukee, WI) for the vacant title.
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