Pennsylvania Athletic Commission Denies UFC Vet Donny Walker
The great state of Pa's athletic commission, and more specifically Greg Sirb, is apparently so impressed by Mark Cherico's skills that he won't approve a recent UFC veteran and experienced fighter in Donny Walker (14-9) to challenge him at PinnacleFC June 29th.
Let me make sure you read that right. The commission is saying that at 4-0, Mark Cherico is so dangerous that they won't even consider letting him fight a former (And recent) UFC vet because they think he (Walker) is over matched to the point where his health is a legitimate concern.
Frank Trevino signs three-fight deal with Legacy FC, expected to debut in May
Undefeated prospect Frank Trevino (10-0) has signed a three-fight deal with the Texas-based Legacy Fighting Championships and is expected to debut for the promotion next month.
MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed the deal with Trevino's manager, Wade Hampel.
"It's exciting to know I'll soon be fighting for such a respected promotion," Trevino said. "I can't wait to prove to everyone that I belong at this level, and I plan on staying true to my goal of representing Mexican people in the sport of MMA."
Trevino is expected to debut at "Legacy FC 20: Assuncao vs. Pecero" against an opponent yet to be named. Legacy FC 20 takes place May 31 at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Joanne Calderwood would be pleased to fight anyone, even the best MMA fighter in the world
Joanne Calderwood's been in the news a lot recently with her latest fight announcement and her signing a 6 fight contract to Invicta and earlier on today, MMA Mental were able to get her thoughts in an interview:
On Sally Krumpier:
“I was just going to get the win whether it was in the first round, second round or whenever... I expected it to go more to the decision...”
“Everything I’m doing in my training, this is my full time job, and I’m here to show that in the cage”
On her new 6 fight contract with Invicta:
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 3 fight card and rumors for 'Fitch vs. Burkman' on June 14 in Las Vegas
World Series of Fighting (WSOF), the upstart mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion headed by kickboxing legend Ray Sefo, is poised to make its return to "Sin City" with "Fitch vs. Burkman" on NBC Sports Network on June 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Check out the latest WSOF 3 fight card and rumors below.
Event: WSOF 3: "Fitch vs. Burkman"
Date: Friday, June 14, 2013, at 11 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network
Location: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada
170 lbs.: Josh Burkman vs. Jon Fitch
155 lbs.: Brian Cobb vs. Justin Gaethje
205 lbs.: Angel DeAnda vs. Tyrone Spong
265 lbs.: Rolles Gracie vs. Dave Huckaba
155 lbs.: John Gunderson vs. Dan Lauzon
185 lbs.: Kendrick Miree vs. Krasimir Mladenov