Category Archives: California MMA News

ALL FIGHTERS MAKE WEIGHT – SOME TIX LEFT FOR FIGHT CLUB OC

ALL FIGHTERS MAKE WEIGHT – SOME TIX LEFT FOR FIGHT CLUB OC FOR TICKETS TO TONIGHT’S SHOW PLEASE CALL (949) 760-3131 BOUT 7 – MMA JACOB ROSALES 155.5 VS JUSTIN JAYNES 156 3 X 5 ROUNDS BOUT 6 – BOXING SERGIO QUIROZ 122 VS CODY SESSIONS 122.4 4 ROUNDS BOUT 5 – MMA TOMMY AARON 145 VS ALEX ARREDONDO 145.5 3 X 5 ROUNDS BOUT 4 – BOXING GEORGE ACOSTA 135.4 VS GABRIEL SERRANO 136.8 4 ROUNDS BOUT 3 – BOXING RUSLAN MADIYEV 140 VS EVINCII DIXON 143 6 ROUNDS BOUT 2 – MMA MIKE HANSEN 127.8 VS ALBERT TAPIA 127.9 3 X 5 ROUNDS BOUT 1 – BOXING SERHII BOHACHUK 147 VS JONATHAN ACEVES 146.2 4 ROUNDS Roy Englebrecht Promotions, P.O. Box 10205, Newport Beach, CA 92658...

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Erick Gonzalez Interview

Erick Gonzalez Interview Erick Gonzalez Interview What’s up fight fans. Today I will be speaking with Erick “Ghost pepper” Gonzalez. Erick is 6-2 as a professional mixed martial artist and fights under the Combate Americas promotion. He has a fight coming on March 30, 2017 in Tijuana. Let’s take a seat with Erick and learn a little more about him.     Nick:  What does it mean (for you) to be a fighter? Erick:  It allows me to press my boundaries and going into uncomfortable zones to try to improve myself. It is everything to me because it is my life.     Nick:  At what age did you begin your training in  martial arts? Erick:  I went into my first MMA martial arts class at the age of 15. I trained on and off but at the age of 20 I began to train...

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ALLIANCE MMA BRINGS WORLD CLASS MMA BACK TO SAN DIEGO

ALLIANCE MMA BRINGS WORLD CLASS MMA BACK TO SAN DIEGO ALLIANCE MMA BRINGS WORLD CLASS MMA BACK TO SAN DIEGO RENOWNED COACH & INDUSTRY LUMINARY ERIC DEL FIERRO TO MANAGE EVENT     NEW YORK, NY – March 9, 2017 – Alliance MMA, Inc. (“Alliance MMA” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AMMA), the largest group of regional mixed martial arts (MMA) sports organizations in the U.S., announced today the return of professional MMA to San Diego, California. The Alliance MMA promotion Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC) will hold their 64th event at The Observatory North Park on Saturday March 25th.   “We are particularly excited to announce San Diego as the venue for CFFC 64 in that it represents a critical next step in our stated effort to create and sustain a continuous presence in each of the top 20 domestic media markets,” said Paul Danner,...

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Four MMA Bouts Top Fight Club OC Show April 6th

Four MMA Bouts Top Fight Club OC Show April 6th MMA Takes Over The Hangar April 6th With Four BIG MMA Bouts! Plus Four Outstanding Boxing Bouts! It will be a first for a Fight Club OC show on Thursday, April 6th as promoter Roy Englebrecht has scheduled four (4) pro Mixed Martial Arts bouts on the eight bout show. This will be the first time over the past seven seasons that Fight Club OC has seen more than two MMA bouts on a card. Headlining this MMA portion of the show at The Hangar in Costa Mesa, will be these GREAT matchups: La Habra’s Jacob Rosales 5-2 vs Las Vegas Justin Jaynes 10-3 Fullerton’s Mike Hansen 2-1 vs Huntington Beach’s Albert Tapia 5-5   LA’s Tommy Aaron 2-2 vs Murrieta’s Jordan Winski 7-1 Huntington Beach’s Gigi Chikadze 1-1 vs LA’s Eric Steans 4-6 Rosales having been on Bellator and Resurrection Fighting Alliance shows, Tapia has fought numerous times...

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Combate Americas Announces Four Bouts For Burbank, California on Feb. 16

Combate Americas Announces Four Bouts For Burbank, California on Feb. 16 COMBATE AMERICAS HITS BURBANK, CALIFORNIA ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16; LIVE ON AZTECA AMERICA AND UFC FIGHT PASS® ATOMWEIGHT MAIN EVENT: KYRA BATARA VS VANESA RICO FERNANDEZ Featherweight Co-Main Event: Erick Sanchez vs. Andres “The Bullet” Quintana Plus: Erick “Ghost Pepper” Gonzalez vs. Danny “The Realist” Ramirez Jose “Froggy” Estrada vs. George Hernandez Tickets for “Combate11” on sale now NEW YORK – January 25, 2017 – Combate Americas today announced the main event – a women’s atomweight (105 pounds) showdown between Kyra “Mogwai” Batara (5-4) and eight-time Spanish national Judo champion Vanesa Rico Fernandez (2-2) – as well as three additional bouts for the league’s 11thlive Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, which takes place at Burbank Events Center in Burbank, Calif. on Thursday, Feb. 16, and airs live on Azteca America (10 p.m. ET/PT) and...

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559 Fights drops the “cage on the stage” at the Visalia Convention Center Saturday, January 21st at 7pm!

559 Fights drops the “cage on the stage” at the Visalia Convention Center Saturday, January 21st at 7pm! 559 Fights drops the “cage on the stage” at the Visalia Convention Center Saturday, January 21st at 7pm! 559 Fights Ruiz vs. Elizondo is back at The Visalia Convention Center for 559 Fights Saturday, Jan. 21! Doors open at 6, first fight is at 7. Tickets start at just $25 and can be purchased at the Visalia Convention Center or www.559fights.com VIP Info – text or call 559-813-0307 Official Fight Card – Camo MMA 559 Fights 53 is brought to you by Swanson Fahrney Ford! 559 Fights Amateur Promotion of The Year from FU News! In case you missed all the action… Watch the new 559 Fights #53 Promo Video Check out the 559 Fights #52 Highlight video Watch Andrew Chatman in action against Aaron Mathis at 559 Fights #52 Main Event!...

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Fight Club OC 2017 Dates, Tix Prices The Same, Plus New Features

Fight Club OC 2017 Dates, Tix Prices The Same, Plus New Features 2017 Dates The Hangar, Costa Mesa Feb 16 – Apr 6 Jun 1 – Aug 24 Oct 12 – Dec 7 Opening Night of the 7th season of Fight Club OC shows is Thursday, February 16th in The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center and promoter Roy Englebrecht has a few new wrinkles set for this year! *How about no increase in ticket prices with all seats still only $60. *How about the new “FCOC Tattoo-Cam”. We’ll show some great artwork on some of our guests. (no Kiss-Cam video at Fight Club OC!) *How about pro boxing and pro mixed martial arts bouts once again on the same show. Fight Club OC was the first and is still the only regular hybrid show series in Southern California * How about the...

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Daily Pilot Story Features Fight Club OC Success

Daily Pilot Story Features Fight Club OC Success This Story Appeared In Last Friday’s Daily Pilot Sports Section Dozens of matted, 8×10 color photographs come close to filling an entire wall in the entry way to Roy Englebrecht’s Fountain Valley office. The photos chronicle six years of Fight Club OC, the fight promoter’s hybrid boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) show staged bimonthly in the Hangar at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa: Bloodied boxers trading blows, MMA fighters contorted on the canvas, scantily clad ring-card girls, wide shots from inside the venue that capture a 40-foot wide video screen on the east side of the jam-packed Hangar and pictures of smiling fans, posing for group photos from their private VIP suites. In fact, to label Englebrecht as merely a fight promoter doesn’t do him justice, because this 71-year-old entrepreneur is selling...

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Four Fighters Look To Stay Undefeated on Fight Club OC Show

Four Fighters Look To Stay Undefeated on Fight Club OC Show A KNOCKOUT AFFAIR  It will be a night where four top prospects look to build on their undefeated records as the final Fight Club OC show of 2016 takes place on Thursday, December 8th in The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center. It will be 11-0 Emmanuel Medina looking to go to 12-0 vs 6-6 Joan Jose Valenzuela. 7-0 Carlos Licona will be in tough vs 2-3 Yezber Romero but is favored to move to 8-0. Mongolian Olympian Tug Nyambayar is 6-0 and will face a tough veteran of 40 bouts inGerman Meraz. And Santa Ana’s 2-0 Mauricio Gomez wants to be 3-0 but has to get thru 2-1 Guadalupe Arroyo from Garden Grove. In MMA action it will be Hawaiian Gardens 5-3 Emilas Jimenez vs Long Beach’s 4-2 Vincent Borquez. And...

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Liam’s Life Update: 24 Hour BJJ Marathon Event on 12/2

Liam’s Life Update: 24 Hour BJJ Marathon Event on 12/2 Thank you for being a part of our Foundation. We want to thank you all for your interest and support for our Foundation. We have been working hard to raise awareness to help prevent drinking and driving and finding the right political/legal path to lower the legal BAC from 0.08 to 0.04, as well as raising awareness for the importance of organ donation. This is the first of many communications you’ll get from us where we keep you updated on what is happening with Liam’s Life and Liam’s Life Challenge Hopefully you’ve seen some people doing the Liam’s Life Challenge on Facebook AND INSTAGRAM. That’s 50 kicks on each side for 7 Days with the hashtag #RememberLiam AND #LIAMSCHALLENGE. If you’ve done it – amazing! We appreciate every kick! And if you haven’t yet been nominated, remember...

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