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April 10, 2013
| Milwaukee's Duke Roufus Returns to his Kickboxing Roots in a Glorious Way
Milwaukee's Duke Roufus Returns to his Kickboxing Roots in a Glorious Way Historic Eagles Club Grand Ballroom Hosts NAFC "Knockout Kings" ROAD TO GLORY Wednesday, April 10, 2013 (Milwaukee, WI USA) Few names are as synonymous with professional Kickboxing than Milwaukeean Duke Rou...
Posted by ScottJoffe at 9:28 p.m. | Talkbacks
Nov. 19, 2012
| Anthony Pettis: I'm the number one fighter in the lightweight division
When Anthony Pettis steps into the cage against Donald Cerrone at UFC on Fox 6 it will have been nearly a year since his last appearance within the Ultimate Fighting Championship. And a lot has happened over that time. Benson Henderson has taken and defended the 155-pound strap against Franki...
Posted by paul_fladten at 9:02 p.m. | Talkbacks
Nov. 16, 2012
| Welcome to Milwaukee: The Mixed Martial Arts Capitol of the Midwest
In the early days of mixed martial arts fighters from around the country flocked to tiny Bettendorf, Iowa in order to learn from legendary champion and coach Pat Miletich.Once described by ESPN The Magazine's Tim Keown as the "unofficial mecca of MMA", future stars like Matt Hughes, Tim...
Posted by paul_fladten at 9:38 a.m. | Talkbacks
Nov. 10, 2012
| WI MMA Today Television Show Debuts Tonight on My24 Milwaukee at 10:30pm
It's no secret to fans of local combative sports that Wisconsin is one of the top fight scenes in the country. Featuring gyms across the state in areas such as Kenosha, Madison, and Green Bay, there is no shortage of talent in America's Dairyland. But the heart of Wisconsin's fight scene is Mi...
Posted by paul_fladten at 4:40 p.m. | Talkbacks
Nov. 2, 2012
| Sergio Pettis Thrills With Win Over Jimmy Jones at RFA 4; Continues Climb Towards UFC
Another new challenge results in another victory for Sergio Pettis. Conceding four inches to Jimmy Jones on the first televised bout of Resurrection Fighting Alliance 4 in Las Vegas, "The Phenom" roared back from a slow first round securing his spot as the bantamweight division's ho...
Posted by paul_fladten at 10:22 p.m. | Talkbacks
Oct. 31, 2012
| Sergio Pettis: It's my time to shine
A quick glance at this Friday's Resurrection Fighting Alliance 4 lineup reveals one of the more outstanding cards of 2012. Arguably measuring up to many of the year's Strikeforce events and outshining some Bellator cards, RFA looks to be well on its way towards breaking into the upper echelon...
Posted by paul_fladten at 9:33 p.m. | Talkbacks
Oct. 16, 2012
| New MMA Themed Television Show Hits Milwaukee in Novemeber
The Wisconsin airwaves are about to get invaded every Saturday night in November with a new television program dedicated to the area's combative sports scene.Beginning on November 10, "WI MMA Today" will air the first of 13 episodes on WCGV-TV My 24 in an effort to showcase the area's a...
Posted by paul_fladten at 8:27 a.m. | Talkbacks
Oct. 4, 2012
| Milwaukee Brewers: Bad Relief Pitching Derailed 2012 But The Future Looks Bright
In the end it all felt so familiar for the Milwaukee Brewers. Squaring off against an overmatched San Diego Padres team in the final game of the 2012 season, the Crew powered their way to an early lead only to watch it all slip away due to an underperforming bullpen. Ultimately, game number 162 w...
Posted by paul_fladten at 12:03 a.m. | Talkbacks
Sept. 25, 2012
| The 15 Hottest Issues Facing Wisconsin's Combat Sports Scene Throughout Fall
By Paul Fladten of US Combat SportsFor two glorious months of the year people in Wisconsin are actually able to take off their shirts and utilize locations like Bradford Beach, Redgranite Quarry, and other bodies of water that rich Illinois people try to take over. But every year – or at...
Posted by paul_fladten at 9:57 a.m. | Talkbacks
Sept. 22, 2012
| Ri-Dor Cup Golf tournament to be played today in Kenosha, Wisconsin
40 years ago, little did Maureen Rice know when she married Art Dorrington that her three sons would be competing in golf in the Ri-Dor Cup against her three nephews. Throw in two son-in-laws and the first annual Ri-Dor Cup will be played today at Brighton Dale Links in Kenosha, Wisconsin b...
Posted by rice2401 at 10:05 a.m. | Talkbacks