BJ Penn’s high kick to Diego Sanchez’s forehead this past weekend at UFC 107 has added another epic cut for MMA enthiasists around the world. Although dominating the entire fight, Penn was unable to finish Sanchez until the 5th round when he sent a high kick to Diego’s head, causing a nasty cut and forcing a doctor’s stoppage. This marked the first time that Diego was finished in an MMA fight.
Some other nasty cuts:
Asylum Fight League will host its next event on Friday, September 18th, at the Trump Marina in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The 16-fight card will kick off at 9 PM and will feature two title fights.
Tickets range from $40 to $50 and can be purchased online.
Full Fight Card
|Universal MMA||TITLE FIGHT||Hassett/Balance|
|Joe Difranco||1-0||Super Middleweight
|Daddis Fight Camps||Tiger Schulmann’s|
|Pete Burdge||3-0||Super Middleweight
|Pellegrino MMA||Tiger Schulmann’s|
|Billy Dee Williams||1-3||Light Heavyweight
|Elite Tactical Martial Arts||Tiger Schulmann’s|
(250 lbs and above)
|Gigueto BJJ||Tiger Schulmann’s|
|Pellegrino MMA||Tiger Schulmann’s|
|Craig Thieme||1-1||Super Lt Heavyweight
|Pellegrino MMA||Middletown MMA/Cabeca|
|John Benedict Jr.||0-0||Super Middleweight
|Seitouha Karate System||Camp Undefeated|
|Bellmore Kickboxing||North NJ MMA|
|Vince Sinclair||1-3||Light Heavyweight
|North NJ MMA||NJ National Guard|
|Mike Riley||1-0||Super Welterweight
|Taurus MMA||Team Vicious|
|Sam Davis||0-0||Super Heavyweight
|The Federation of Vadha Kenpo||Middletown MMA/Cabeca|
|RJ Starace||2-2||Super Lightweight
|Jersey Shore MMA / Rhino NJ||TITLE FIGHT||Tiger Schulmann’s|
MMA Stop has just received UFC 102 walkout tees for Thiago Silva and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. The shirts can be purchased for $39.95 today!
Ring of Combat (ROC) has just posted fight videos for its past events. Click here to view some of the best MMA fights on the East Coast. A few notable fighters include Rafael “Sapo” Natal, Bret Kohan (pics), and Sean Salmon.
Ring of Combat XXVI is the organization’s next event and will be held on September 12, 2009.
Extreme Fight Club will host Downtown Beatdown in Erie, PA, on Saturday July 25, 2009. This will be Erie’s first mixed martial arts event. Tickets are available at Okey’s Automotive (814-455-1871) and the Avalon Hotel of Erie (814-459-2220). The event kicks off at 6:30 PM.
Okey Lawrence (4-2-0) vs Adrian Yarboro (3-0-0)
Ty Perry (1-1-0) vs. Corey Nichols (1-2-0)
Doug Hodges (2-3-0) vs. Rodney Hurkman (0-1-0)
Mike Linza (5-0-1) vs. Phillip Estes (1-1-0)
Brock Menzil (2-0-0) vs. Sean Santella (0-1-1)
Ron “Night Train” White Jr. (2-2-0) vs. Corey Frantz (2-1-0)
Jessica Wolbert (0-1-0) vs. Amanda Jones (0-1-0)
Adam Farrell (4-1-1) vs. James Moore (3-5-0)
James Rank (0-0-0) vs. TBD
Theodore Dobson (0-1-0) vs. Hazelton Elkins (1-1-0)
John Heynoski (0-0-0) vs. Cody Hinson (0-0-0)
Troy Musil (0-0-0) vs. Arthur Byrne (0-0-0)
Jason Galvin (0-2-0) vs. James Ingram (0-0-0)
Donnie Lennox (0-0-0) vs. Scott Rendos (0-0-0)
Noe Quintanilla (3-3-0) vs. Norman Alexander (4-9-0)
Jacob Spuck (0-1-0) vs. Thomas “Primetime” Ellsworth (0-0-0)
David Spinelli (0-0-0) vs. Randy “Rage” Owen (0-0-0)
Chris Jones (0-0-0) vs. Ian Knecht (0-0-0)
Valley Fight League will be hosting Broad Avenue Brawlers on July 24, 2009 at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona, PA. This will be the first MMA event to be held in Altoona and will feature 6x All-American NCAA Wrestling Champion and former NFL star Carlton Haselrig. Tickets range from $30-$100 and can be purchased online or over the phone at 304-283-3053.
The Ohio Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation will be hosting the 3rd Annual Buckeye Border Grappling Championship on July 25, 2009, at St. Francis de Sales High School in Toledo. This is Ohio’s only televised grappling event and will feature grapplers from South America and various U.S. states, including Illinois, Tennessee, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania.
Want to compete at this year’s Buckeye Border Grappling Championship? Cilck here to register. Registration closes on July 23rd and costs $55 for males and $45 for females. The event kicks off at 9 AM.
Still have questions? Contact Deon Thompson at 419-410-5483 or email@example.com for more information.
Cage of Chaos 8: STACKED will be held at the James E. Carnes Center in St. Clairsville, Ohio, on July 3, 2009. Tickets for this amateur MMA event range from $30 for floor seats to $50 for ringside tables. Notable fighters in the event include Chris Goldbaugh, Kirk Main, Drew Shields, and Jon Neese.