Sep
15

Mayweather Snoozefest No Surprise

Tag: Floyd Mayweather Jr, Events

Though this past Saturday night’s blockbuster boxing PPV pitting Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a rematch with Marcos Maidana was titled “Mayhem,” the actual result was anything but.  Over 12 one-sided rounds devoid of sustained fistic action Mayweather was able to run and juke his way to a unanimous decision.   It was a snoozfest, as boring as a fight as one can envision and the cherry on top of a card filled to the brim with horrible bouts. 

Sep
12

Belts of Honorious to host ammy show in Arlington, Sept 20

Tag: Belts of Honorious, Events

Austin based amateur MMA promotion Belts of Honorious has quickly gained acclaim from fight fans and media professionals in the Texas MMA scene.  Bolstered by a fan-friendly eye toward match making and some talented young amatuers appearing on the card, Belts of Honorious have quickly amassed a following of regional fight fanatics. 

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Sep
09

VIDEO: 24/7 Entertainment 17 full fight card

Tag: 24/7 Entertainment, Videos

This past Saturday Midland-based MMA promotion 24/7 Entertainment held another successful promotion in the West Texas region. 

Headlining the card was a bantamweight title fight between Evan Martinez (Octagon MMA) and Brandon Ruiz (Revolutionary Fitness).  In the end it was Martinez who emerged victorious, capturing the title with an impressive second round triangle choke over Ruiz.

Today 24/7 Entertainment posted the whole event on YouTube so take a couple hours and watch an awesome fight card.

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Sep
08

Chas Skelly makes UFC history with win Friday night

Tag: Chas Skelly, News, UFC

Team Takedown’s Chas Skelly has long been considered one of the most tenacious fighters in MMA.  Skelly’s grinding, wrestling-centric, fighting style ensures that no opponent f his will be in for an easy night’s work.  Given this fact it comes as no surprise that Skelly would make UFC history by displaying his customary gritty attitude.

On Friday night Skelly entered the UFC Octagon for the second time in 13 days.  Yes, you read that correct; 13 days.

Sep
06

RESULTS: STFC 31

Tag: STFC, STFC 31, Events

South Texas Fighting Championship (STFC) has enjoyed tremendous regional success in its hub of South Texas' Rio Grande Valley.  It's pretty easy to see why considering the great fights, exciting atmosphere, and general class exhibited by the promotion.  This past Friday night STFC was at it again with STFC 31 which went down at the McAllen Convention Center in McAllen, Texas.  

Sep
04

Official weights for STFC 31

Tag: News, STFC 31

Official weights for Friday night's STFC 31 card at the McAllen Convention Center in McAllen, Texas.

Javier Obregon (145 lbs) vs Fabian Saldivar (142.5 lbs) 

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Sep
03

VIDEO: Javi Obregon talks bout his upcoming title defense at STFC

Tag: Javi Obregon, STFC, Videos

We catch up with STFC champion Javier Obregon as he readies for this second title defense at STFC this Friday night in McAllen, TX. 

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Sep
01

VIDEO: Durwyn Lamb talks James Vick UFC win, Javi Obregon title fight at STFC

Tag: Durwyn Lamb, STFC, Videos

Phalanx Powerhouse head coach Durwyn Lamb talks about the fight community in North Texas, James Vick's big UFC win, and Javi Obregon's title defense this Friday at STFC.  

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Aug
27

Cage Authority Q&A: Damon Jackson talks UFC debut

Tag: Damon Jackson, UFC, UFC 177, Featured Fighters

We here at Cage Authority are no strangers to the exploits of Dallas-based fighter Damon Jackson.  The former collegiate wrestler has had an impressive streak of success in the cage here in 2014 culminating in defeating former UFC favorite Leonard Garcia to win the Legacy FC featherweight champion this summer.  

Undefeated as a fighter, Jackson’s exploits have caught the eye of the UFC and this Saturday Jackson will make his UFC debut on the PPV card of UFC 177 taking place in Sacramento, CA.  Jackson will be tasked with making his debut on nine days notice and set to take on the ultra-tough Yancy Medeiros.  Not exactly a cake walk of a debut.

Aug
25

Texans put on dominating performances at UFC Fight Night 49

Tag: Chas Skelly, James Vick, Matt Hobar, UFC, UFC Fight Night 49, Events

Photo:  MMA Junkie

The UFC invaded Tulsa, OK for the first time in its storied career and while the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 49 was a lightweight scrap between former champion Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos, an argument could be made that three North Texas based fighters stole the show.  Granted, it should be noted that Cage Authority is based in Dallas, TX. 

Still, one can not front of the virtuoso performances put on by Matt Hobar, Chas Skelly, and James Vick.

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