Category Archives: Kansas MMA News

Victory Fighting Championship announces main event for VFC 57 in Topeka

Victory Fighting Championship announces main event for VFC 57 in Topeka Heavyweight title bout tabbed for main event of VFC 57 Reigning Victory Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Daniel “Big Kansas” Gallemore will defend the title in his home town as the main event for VFC 57 slated for Friday, May 5 in Topeka, Kansas, and live on UFC FIGHT PASS®. Gallemore (6-3) will stand across from challenger “Razor” Razak Al-Hassan (12-5) when the two clash inside the VFC cage at the Kansas Expocentre. The 31-year-old Gallemore defended his crown for the first time at VFC 55 last December, and the fan favorite didn’t disappoint that night as he scorched challenger Derek Bohi, needing only 1:34 to register the TKO victory. Gallemore is perhaps best-known for the fight that earned him the VFC heavyweight belt as he scored a stunning first-round win over then-champion Abe Wagner...

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Evolution Fighting Championship introduces two new weight classes for 2017.

Evolution Fighting Championship is excited to introduce two new weight classes for 2017. Evolution Fighting Championship introduces two new weight classes for 2017. In an industry first for Mixed Martial Arts, Evolution Fighting Championship is excited to introduce two new weight classes for 2017.  The two new classes, Super-Welterweight (175 lbs) and Super-Lightweight (165 lbs), will be used for both Professional and Amatuer MMA bouts, and this will effectively eliminate the regular Welterweight class of 170 lbs at EFC events.  All fights will remain within regular Commission approved allowances for the standard weight classes.   The next event, EFC 5 will be held on May 13th, 2017 at the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas, just 10 minutes from downtown Wichita.  Net proceeds will go directly to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. According to co-founder and event emcee Chris Gerhardt, “Over the past several years at various events,...

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Victory Fighting Championship announces May 5 event in Topeka KS

Victory Fighting Championship announces May 5 event in Topeka KS Victory Fighting Championship announces VFC 57 headed for Topeka, Kansas With its season debut fast-approaching, Victory Fighting Championship is set to unveil its second event of 2017. VFC 57 will take place on Friday, May 5  at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kansas, and the event will air live on UFC FIGHT PASS®. The main event and co-main event for this card will be unveiled in the very near future. Tickets for VFC 57 are available at www.ticketmaster.com. Victory Fighting Championship made two highly successful stops in Topeka last year, both of which featured heavyweight champion Daniel “Big Kansas” Gallemore: VFC 50 (May 21, 2016) – Daniel Gallemore captured VFC heavyweight title with a first-round submission victory over Abe Wagner. The event also featured wins for VFC notables Maki Pitolo, Jake Lindsey, and Chuka Willis....

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Walkout FC Middleweight champ Joseph Carriker puts his title on the line at WFC 6 “Night of Champions”

Walkout FC Middleweight champ Joseph Carriker puts his title on the line at WFC 6: “Night of Champions” Walkout FC Middleweight Champion Joseph Carriker will be returning to the WFC cage on Saturday, May 20th at WFC 6 “Night of Champions”. Carriker will be looking to defend his title for the 3rd time as he steps into the cage with #1 contender Austin Crist. This is a fight that fans have been waiting for since WFC 2 and now it is finally happening.  WFC Middleweight Champion Joseph Carriker is currently undefeated with an impressive 7-0 record. Carriker is a fan favorite because he constantly searches for the finish and has only been to the judges scorecards one time in his amateur career. Carriker holds multiple regional titles and trains under Sean Clifford at Joplin Brotherhood, one of the longest running gyms in Southwest Missouri. Top...

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Walkout FC Heavyweight champ Osha Johnson faces Brandon Huckaby at WFC 6 on May 20th

Walkout FC Heavyweight champ Osha Johnson faces Brandon Huckaby at WFC 6 on May 20th Walkout FC Heavyweight Champion Osha LaDale Johnson will be returning to the cage on Saturday, May 20th at WFC 6: “Night of Champions” and will be putting his title on the line against Former Regional (Missouri) Heavyweight Champion Brandon ‘Mongo’ Huckaby. Osha Johnson is the first Walkout FC Heavyweight champion and plans to defend the title against the best of the best in the Midwest. Johnson won the title when he edged out Gabe Sayeg in a 3 round battle at WFC 5 “Victory”. Brandon ‘Mongo’ Huckaby is a fan favorite in Missouri and is known for his role on the A&E reality series ‘God, Guns, & Automobiles’. ‘Mongo’ is one of the most experienced Heavyweights on the amateur circuit and will test himself against a rising star like Osha Johnson....

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TOP FEATHERWEIGHTS BATTLE @ KANSAS CITY FIGHTING ALLIANCE: 22

TOP FEATHERWEIGHTS BATTLE @ KANSAS CITY FIGHTING ALLIANCE: 22 TOP FEATHERWEIGHTS BATTLE @ KANSAS CITY FIGHTING ALLIANCE: 22 CHUKA WILLIS (8-3) American Top Team HD/E:24/7 VS GRANT DAWSON (11-1) Glory MMA & Fitness IT’S FIGHT WEEK!!! Top Featherweights in the Midwest will determine who’s the number one Featherweight. Grant ‘The Prophet’ Dawson will defend his KC Fighting Alliance Title versus Chuka ‘The Lion King’ Willis, February 25 at the Truman Memorial Building in Independence, Mo. Both of these fighter’s are no strangers to the KC Fighting Alliance (Presented by McCarthy Auto Group). In 2014 ‘The Lion King’ won the first ever KCFA Harley Davidson (Courtesy of Gail’s HD) bike tournament and 2015 ‘The Prophet’ won the second KCFA Harley Davidson bike tournament. Folks this will be a sold out event so you better get your tickets while you still have time. Team MMAmadhouse HR Baker...

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Walkout FC 5: Victory Results Sponsored By Scrap Soldier Fight Gear

Walkout FC 5: Victory Results Sponsored By Scrap Soldier Fight Gear Walkout FC 5: Victory Results FREE LIVE STREAM LINK  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4v6ALRNE4e4&feature=youtu.be Team Madhouse will have HR Baker cageside for LIVE results and post fight interviews. Saturday 02.11.2017 Walkout Fighting Championship Independence, Kansas Walkout FC: 5 PROFESSIONAL FIGHTS MAIN EVENT: John Hambleton (1-0) Vs Kevin Brown (0-2) – Hambleton defs Brown via Sub/Strikes/ 1st Rd/ @2:17 CO – MAIN EVENT AJ Kimzey (1-0) Vs Joey Scanlan (Pro Debut) – Kimzey defs Scanlan via Triangle Choke/1st Rd/ @1:13 AMATEUR FIGHTS WFC Lightweight Championship (C) Richard Moad (13-6) Vs Hardy Friely (7-4) – Moad defs Friely via UD 30-27 x3 WFC Heavyweight Title Osha Johnson (2-1) Vs Gabe Sayeg (5-3) – Johnson defs Sayeg via Split desicion FEATURED FIGHTS Jacob Hutchison (1-0) Vs Travis Goforth (3-0) – Hutchison defs Goforth via KO/ 1st Rd/@ 1:49 Jeff Davidson (1-1) Vs Triston Gwaltney (0-0) –...

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Gabriel Sayeg steps up to face Osha LaDale Johnson for the Inaugural Walkout FC Heavyweight Championship at WFC 5

Gabriel Sayeg steps up to face Osha LaDale Johnson for the Inaugural WalkoutFC Heavyweight Championship at WFC 5! Gabriel Sayeg steps up to face Osha LaDale Johnson for the Inaugural WalkoutFC Heavyweight Championship at WFC 5! Arkansas native Osha LaDale Johnson was left without an opponent earlier this week when Moises Rivera decided he would be stepping away from the sport. WalkoutFC was forced to find a replacement and find someone who was willing to step up. No local heavyweights from Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, or Arkansas were available so WFC promoter William Lavine searched outside the area and found Gabriel Sayeg (5-3) in Wisconsin. Osha LaDale Johnson (2-1) and Gabriel Sayeg (5-3) will square off on Saturday, February 11th at Cornerstone Event Center in Independence, Kansas for the Inaugural Walkout FC Heavyweight Championship and only one of these hard hitting heavyweights will walk out the...

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UFC veteran Pat ‘Bam Bam’ Healy faces Saul Rogers at ACB 54

UFC veteran Pat ‘Bam Bam’ Healy faces Saul Rogers at ACB 54 UFC veteran Pat ‘Bam Bam’ Healy faces Saul Rogers at ACB 54 The fight many UK MMA fans have been waiting to hear about has finally been signed and agreed for ACB Manchester as local talent and top lightweight fighter Saul ‘Tha Hangman’ Rogers officially has an opponent for ACB Manchester. The man who will step into enemy territory to take on the local hero is UFC veteran, Strikeforce standout and former Titan FC Lightweight champion ‘Bam Bam’ Pat Healy. Healy is one of the most experienced fighters in the MMA world with a career that has seen him cut his teeth with the best in the world this will unbelievably be his 58th walk to the cage to do battle and he will have to call on all those years experience to...

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