MMA Fight Announcement Tracker: Feb 21/19

MMA Fight Announcement Tracker: Feb 21/19

UNCASVILLE, CT – APRIL 22: Patricio Freire walks to the cage for his bout against Henry Corrales (not shown) at Mohegan Sun Arena on April 22, 2016 in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***Patricio Freire;   As Ferris Bueller said: “Life in the MMA world moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop […]

Heavyweight Jake Hager’s second pro bout set for Bellator 221

After winning in his professional MMA debut in January, heavyweight Jake Hager will fight again at Bellator 221 on May 11. Hager, 36, a former star of the WWE ring for over a decade under the name Jack Swagger, debuted at Bellator 214 on Jan. 26 in Inglewood, California. He defeated JW Kiser via arm-triangle […]

MMA amateur gets his chance in the ring

MMA amateur gets his chance in the ring

Nkosi Ndebele from Diepsloot is one of the local fighters who Van Schalkwyk wants to see excel in the sport locally and internationally. Jason van Schalkwyk wants to create more opportunities for mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters in South Africa, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Van Schalkwyk who lives in Fourways is the founder and […]

Springs Crew MMA fight to put their name on the map

Springs Crew MMA fight to put their name on the map

Coach Ben Sheylton Ntanbwe, Didos Kalala and coach Derick Brewis celebrate after Kalala’s win. Didos ‘Soldier Asylum’ Kalala is gearing up for his fight at the Extreme Warrior Championship (EWC) on Saturday in Johannesburg. The fighter, who will be representing the Springs Crew MMA, hopes this fight will bring him one step closer to fighting […]

PHOTOS | The MMA community celebrates Valentine’s Day

PHOTOS | The MMA community celebrates Valentine’s Day

Another Valentine’s Days (February 14) has come and gone. Roses were purchased, chocolate was eaten, candles were lit, bedroom doors were closed, and kept closed for hours on end… The world’s top MMA fighters, of course, are no different from the rest of us when it comes to this special day. If they’ve got significant […]

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