Category Archives: Kansas MMA

DeAlan Hicks: “At this point of my life I need my fights to count for something”

DeAlan Hicks makes his professional debut on March 4th in Joplin, Missouri DeAlan Hicks makes his professional debut on March 4th in Joplin, Missouri DeAlan Hicks was one of the most dominate amateur Middleweights in the Midwest and has faced off with the best of the best on the amateur circuit, including a 3 round battle with undefeated Light Heavyweight Antonio Martinez at Titan FC 24. “Hitman” has not been in the cage in over 4 years, due to multiple injuries. During that time he has been sharpening his skills and training with Teejay “Bad Newz” Britton at Victory Ministry & Sports Complex in Joplin, Missouri and Laselva MMA in Derby, Kansas. On Saturday, March 4th DeAlan Hicks returns to the cage to make his professional debut at Cage of Honor 69 at the Memorial Hall in Joplin, Missouri. MMAMadhouse.com’s Chris Gregory sat down with DeAlan...

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Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka is set for UFC in Kansas City on April 15!

Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka is set for UFC in Kansas City on April 15! The UFC is finally making it’s way to the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri! On Saturday, April 15th local fighter and The Ultimate Fighter 24 winner Tim Elliott (13-7) will be stepping in the Octagon against Louis Smolka (11-3). Tim Elliott just went 5 rounds with UFC Flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and is looking to rebound with a big win at home! Tim Elliott is a true entertainer and puts on a show in every single fight. He proved during his stint on TUF 24 that he belongs in the UFC with the best in the World.  ...

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Why A.J. McKee vs Brandon Phillips is the fight to watch on the Bellator 171 Main Card

Top Prospects face off on Bellator 171’s Main Card Top Prospects face off on Bellator 171’s Main Card A.J. “Mercenary” McKee has been touted as the future star of Bellator and has proven time and time again that he has what it takes to be that star. “Mercenary” made his professional debut in 2015 at Bellator 136, taking out Marcos Bonilla via submission just 2 minutes into the fight and McKee has been on a roll ever since. In December 2015, Bellator announced that they signed A.J. McKee to a multi-year extension and he has been one of the most active fighters on the roster. McKee has fought every 4 months since he made his debut and has an impressive undefeated record of 6-0. “Mercenary” is coming to the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas looking to put a loss on a local boys record....

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Jarod Trice, Tyrell Fortune, Kevin Woltkamp, Carmella James, and Bruna Ellen added to Bellator 171

Jarod Trice, Tyrell Fortune, Kevin Woltkamp, Carmela James, and Bruna Ellen added to Bellator 171 Jarod Trice, Tyrell Fortune, Kevin Woltkamp, Carmela James, and Bruna Ellen added to Bellator 171 A pair of heavyweight fights featuring undefeated blue chip prospects Jarod Trice(1-0) and Tyrell Fortune(1-0) have been added to the Bellator.com-streamed preliminary card of Bellator 171 at the Kansas Star Arena on Jan. 27. Also added to the preliminary portion of Bellator 171 is Bruna Ellen (2-1), who will take on Carmella James (Debut) in a female flyweight clash. The new additions join a competitive undercard that is highlighted by a middleweight fight pitting the undefeated Chris Harris (7-0) against Jordan Young (5-0), along with Gaston Reyno (6-1, 2 NC) versus Justin Overton (3-2). A catchweight bout putting Melvin Guillard (32-16-2, 3 NC) against knockout artist Chidi Njokuani (16-4, 1 NC) will serve as the...

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The Yet to be Named MMA Show Featuring Bellator 171’s William Lavine, Khabib vs Tony Ferguson, Top 5 Greatest fighters of all Time

The Yet to be Named MMA Show Featuring Bellator 171’s William Lavine, Khabib vs Tony Ferguson, Top 5 Greatest fighters of all Time!  The Yet to be Named MMA Show Featuring Bellator 171’s William Lavine, Khabib vs Tony Ferguson, Top 5 Greatest fighters of all Time The Yet to be Named MMA show Featuring #Bellator171’s William Lavine. We will also be verbally sparring about who we think are the TOP 5 Greatest Fighters of All Time, UFC Fight Night: Penn vs Rodriquez, UFC 209 match ups, and much more. Hosts Dallas Browning and Chris Gregory bring you THE YET TO BE NAMED MMA SHOW, one of the funniest and thoughtful podcasts about fighting. Every Thursday night at 11 pm (CST) we will be joined by people and fighters that #SupportLocalMMA 12am ET / 11pm CT / 9pm  PT call in # 310-742-1799...

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BELLATOR 171 is stacked with homegrown talent from Kansas/Missouri!

BELLATOR 171 is stacked with homegrown talent from Kansas/Missouri! BELLATOR 171 is stacked with homegrown talent from Kansas/Missouri! A catchweight bout pitting Melvin Guillard (32-16-2, 3 NC) against Chidi Njokuani (16-4, 1 NC) will serve as the main event of Bellator 171 at the Kansas Star Arena on Jan. 27. The rest of the fight card will feature several veterans and newcomers who have made a name for themselves fighting on local promotions like Kansas City Fighting Alliance, BlacKOut Fighting Championships, Walkout FC, Evolution Fighting Championships, Shamrock FC, and Blue Corner. All these fighters have proven themselves on the Regional scene and now they are getting the opportunity to showcase their skills in front of the World. “The King of Kansas” David Rickels (17-4, 2 NC), who will meet Aaron Derrow (14-8) is a fight that has local fight fans buzzing. Rickels is a fan favorite at the...

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WalkoutFC announces FIGHT CARD for February 11th in Independence, Kansas.

WALKOUT FC ANNOUNCES FIGHT CARD FOR FEBRUARY 11TH IN INDEPENDENCE, KANSAS WALKOUT FC ANNOUNCES FIGHT CARD FOR FEBRUARY 11TH IN INDEPENDENCE, KANSAS Walkout FC will be bringing another action packed fight card to Cornerstone Event Center in Independence, Kansas on Saturday, February 11th. Top fighters from throughout the Midwest will be facing off in the cage and will be looking for “VICTORY”. Professional Fights: Main Event John Hambleton (1-0) vs Jonathon Perkins (2-1) Co-Main Event AJ Kimzey (1-0) vs Joey Scanlan 0-0 (Pro debut) Amateur Fights: WFC Welterweight Title 170 (C) CJ Randall 7-2 vs Charlie Walls 6-2 WFC Lightweight Title 155 (C) Richard Moad 11-6 vs Hardy Friely 7-4 155 WFC Heavyweight Title Osha Johnson 2-1 vs Moises Rivera 1-0 HW Patrick Garcia 8-4 vs Michael Skeen 4-1 185 Josh Cooper 3-2 vs Jesse Elliott 4-2 155 Trevor Olison 5-10 vs Shannon Spragg 5-2...

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Brawl Inc: Border Wars – RESULTS

Brawl Inc: Border Wars -RESULTS BRAWL INC: BORDER WARS Travis Goforth(OK) Vs Sean Jones(KS) Goforth defs Jones via Unanimous Decision (OK)Josiah Biggs Vs TJ Henderson(KS) Henderson defs Biggs via TKO/Strikes/1st Rd/@1:28 (MO)Corbin Sochocki Vs AJ Kimsey(KS) Sochocki defs Kimsey via KO/1st Rd/@:14 (KS)Brock Morgan Vs Kalan McCray(KS) McCray defs Morgan via Unanimous Decision (OK)Jason Hafler Vs Darin Bentley(KS) Bentley defs Hafler via Triangle Choke/1st Rd/@2:18 Grappling – Brandon Morgan Vs Matt Kent Morgan defs Kent via Head/Arm Choke/1st Rd (KS)Jacob Clary Vs Josh Cooper(KS) Cooper defs Clary via RearNakedChoke/1st Rd/@N/A (MO)Zach Carthy Vs Ryan Ecret(KS) Ecret defs Carthy via Guillotine Choke/1sr Rd/@:51 (MO)Kris Dodson Vs Damian Keisel(KS) Keisel defs Dodson via Head/Arm Choke/1st Rd/@:33 Feature Fight (MO)Lance Lee Vs John Hambleton(KS) Hambleton defs Lee via TKO/Strikes/1st Rd/@1:56 BRAWL INC LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (OK)Brandon Baily Vs Charlie Walls(KS) New Brawl Inc Lightweight Champion Charlie Walls defs Baily...

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SCRAP SOLDIER SPONSORED FIGHTER EDGAR URIAS MAKES PRO DEBUT

SCRAP SOLDIER SPONSORED FIGHTER  EDGAR URIAS MAKES PRO DEBUT  SCRAP SOLDIER SPONSORED FIGHTER EDGAR URIAS MAKES PRO DEBUT  Edgar Urias will make his professional debut March 7, Revolution Cage Warriors Challenge: Battle On The Prairie at the Morton County Civic Center, Elkhart, Kansas. Edgar Urias fights out of Liberal, Kansas & trains with Rines American Freestyle Karate. The 23 year old Urias has a amateur record of 7-2 and holds the Throwdown Showdown Title as a Featherweight. Urias earned that Title in an 8 man tournement at Throwdown Showdown 14, defeating 3 fighters in the same night for the Championship Title. In the first fight Urias had a :19 second KO in the 1st Rd vs Cesar Gomez and earned Fight of the Night. In the 2nd fight, Urias defeated Jesus Escarsega via TKO/due to strikes @2:15 of the 1st Rd. The Championship fight was...

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