Before we revisit Saturday night’s upheaval of the light heavyweight pecking order I would like to take a moment to say…I told you so. Really looking forward to tonight’s main event. I think Rumble is going to pull off the win with a stoppage. Just my gut.
Dallas’ Sean Spencer knew he would have an uphill battle heading into his Sunday bout against Cathal Pendred in Boston. Despite being the betting favorite and establishing himself as a viable prospect in the UFC welterweight division, Spencer was matched as the clear B-side to Pendred who not only was riding the Connor McGregor coattails […]
The much anticipated main event on CKO5 in Fort Worth, Texas gave the crowd what they wanted and more in a battle of bantamweights from Dallas and Fort Worth. Going into this fight, both fighters were undefeated and city bragging rights were one of the topics on the line. But the main topic was which […]
North Texas Fisticuffs caught up with UFC welterweight prospect Sean Spencer to talk about his upcoming fight against Cathal Pendred at UFC Fight Night Boston this Saturday.
It has been nearly a year since the last time Little Elm’s Lior Shporen climbed the steps to enter the realm of combat that is an MMA cage. The birth of a child and the demands of running his own company leave precious little time to endure the rigors of training. Not that Shporen relished […]
Quick results from Saturday night’s CKO 5 card from Fort Worth: Dallas’Ray Ximenez Jr. (12-0, 3KO’s) gets unanimous decision against Fort Worth’s Jesse “The One” Angel Hernandez (4-1, 4KO’s). Bantamweights. Joey Dunmoodie (7-2) wins by unanimous decision against Jeremy Hall (2-4). 165 lbs Francisco Paco Cruz (3-0) defeats Ryan Mar (2-1) in close split decision. […]
Boxing is coming back to Fort Worth, Texas, and once again Jesse Rodriguez and Cavalry Knockout Promotions are bringing CKO5 to the metroplex and it is headlined by two undefeated boxers. The main event will be Fort Worth’s Jesse “The One” Angel Hernandez (4-0, 4KO’s) who will be taking on the undefeated lighting Ray Ximenez, […]
Houston-based Legacy Fighting Championship has grown in leaps and bounds in just a few short years. From being a local promotion to a regional powerhouse in the MMA world, Legacy has always found new and innovative ways to provide fight fans an experiance they will not forget.
This is why it come as no suprise that Legacy’s braintrust would take their love of kickboxing and find a way to serve an often neglected fight demographic. Enter Legacy Kickboxing, or LK.
On January 16, LK1 will take place at the Bayou Music Center. For an inagural promotion LK has spared no expense bringing in established verterans Cosmo Alexandre and Pat Barry to fight in separate bouts. The fight card is long on action and excitment and should give kickboxing fans a much needed fix.
Cosmo Alexandre vs. Regian Ersel
Pat Barry vs. Demoreo Dennis
Michael Corley vs. Marco Pique
Angel Huerta vs. Angel Torres
Valentina Schevchenko vs. Lindsay Haycraft
Lucas Pimenta vs. Alex Morono
Sage Northcutt vs. Charlie Ontiveros
XKO 24 will take place on January 17 at the XKO Arena in Arlington, TX. The event holds a special level of recognition as it will mark the 5th year anniversary of the North Texas based MMA stalwart. As such the fin folks behind Xtreme Knockout are hosting their first ever promotional meet and greet/media […]
Arms lifted in defiance, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones retained his title Saturday night in the most braggadocios manner possible, by belittling the patented grinding mindset of his opponent cum hated rival Daniel Cormier. Was the action perceived as gloating by Cormier and nearly every fan watching? You bet it was, but it […]
North Texas’ Xtreme Knockout Promotions has long-held the title of most active fight promotion in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, but it still seems hard to believe that 2015 will mark the MMA promotion’s fifth year in existence. It is a testament to the promotions commitment to the local fight scene that despite the financial uncertainties […]
The prevailing image of UFC 181’s main event war between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler was that of Hendricks hugging for dear life the leg of Lawler in the fourth and fifth round of their title fight. After starting the fight strong it appeared that Hendricks simply stopped fighting. Gone was the fire and tenacity […]
Jesse Rodriguez and Cavalry Knockout Promotions is bringing CKO 5 to Fort Worth, Texas after a successful boxing event at CKO 4. It is Media Day on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 and that is the place to be to meet and greet the fighters as the final lineup for CKO 5 will be announced. CKO […]
The dust has far from settled from the impact of this week’s announcement that the UFC would enter into an exclusive apparel/uniform deal with Reebok but there are already ripples being felt in the MMA world. Whether this deal is a boon or a bust for UFC fights remains to be seen. Additionally, it is […]