Rousimar Palhares Part 2

Rousimar Palhares kneebar

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Rousimar Palhares vs. Jake Shields at WSOF 22 Special thanks to Diogo Schopke WSOF scooped the MMA pools when it confirmed the ‘Chinese whisper’ that it had secured Rousimar Palhares vs. Jake Shields as the main event for its inaugural live-to-air deal with Fight Network on August 1, 2015. WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields takes…

Jack McGann Part 3

Jack McGann

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Jack McGann vs. Jack Grant at BAMMA 22 Many MMA authorities, including BAMMA ring announcers, believe Jack McGann to be the future of Europe’s lightweight division. And BAMMA 21 was Jack’s first bout back in the cage after losing to Marc Diakiese, so there was plenty of interest in how Jack McGann would bounce back…

Jack Grant Part 4

Jack Grant

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Jack Grant vs. Jack McGann at BAMMA 22 A fight that has been stirring up a lot of anticipation in the MMA world is the contest between lightweights Jack Grant and Jack McGann set for BAMMA 22 at 3 Arena in Dublin. What has sparked a lot of fire in the lead up to this September…

Rick Selvarajah Part 2

Rick Selvarajah

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Rick Selvarajah vs. Marc Diakiese at BAMMA 22 On September 19, Rick Selvarajah will be challenging the BAMMA/Lonsdale Lightweight Champion, Marc Diakiese, for his title at 3 Arena in Dublin, Ireland, with both men uniquely sharing 7-0 MMA records going into BAMMA 22. And Rick says he is delighted to be challenging Marc Diakiese for…

Avril Mathie

Avril Mathie

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It is with great pleasure that we introduce Knucklepit readers to international modelling superstar, accomplished boxer, and extraordinary businesswoman, Miss Avril Mathie. To give readers a greater insight into this amazing young lady’s accomplishments, Knucklepit contacted Mr Jim Lagersted, CEO of Glamcorp – arguably Australia’s and New Zealand’s leading model competition/pageant promoters. Of Avril, Jim…

Dustin Jacoby Part 2

Dustin Jacoby GLORY 23

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Dustin Jacoby vs. Ariel Sepulveda at GLORY 23 Well GLORY 23’s All-American Middleweight Qualification Tournament on August 7 is shaping up to be a humdinger, with all four combatants seriously committed to bagging this one. Dustin Jacoby will have the most experience going into the qualifier, and for a change, he will have some prep…

Marc Diakiese Part 4

Marc Diakiese knee strike

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Marc Diakiese vs. Rick Selvarajah at BAMMA 22 The BAMMA/Lonsdale Lightweight Title will be decided on September 19 at the 3 Arena in Dublin, Ireland, between reigning champion Marc Diakiese and challenger Rick Selvarajah, with both battlers putting their 7-0 MMA records on the line. Of his title defence, Marc ‘Bonecrusher’ Diakiese told BAMMA: “Come…

Casey Greene

GLORY kickboxer Casey Greene

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Casey Greene vs. Quinton O’Brien at GLORY 23 GLORY 23’s first semi-final in the All-American Middleweight Qualification Tournament on August 7 features Casey Greene vs. Quinton O’Brien. The winner of this bout will then face the winner of the second semi-final: Ariel Sepulveda vs. Dustin Jacoby. Despite fighting out of Los Angeles, Casey Greene proudly…

Nick Barno

Nick Barno

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Nick Barno vs. Darren Moore at Golden Ticket Fight Promotions Denmark’s Nick Barno commenced his relationship with the fighting arts when he was introduced to BJJ in 2008, at the age of 26. “My old boss where I worked back then took me to a class at a BJJ gym. I transferred to MMA six…

Chad Sugden Part 2

Chad Sugden GLORY Dubai

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Chad Sugden vs. Murthel Groenhart at GLORY 23 Kickboxing fans previously witnessed Chad ‘2 Slick’ Sugden whip up a storm at GLORY 20: Dubai, when he dominated Atakan Arslan for three rounds before taking the bout via unanimous decision. Chad Sugden looks back on his Dubai experience with satisfaction: “The fight went to plan; I…

Regis Sugden Part 4

Regis Sugden BAMMA

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Regis Sugden vs. Alan Philpott at BAMMA 22 The BAMMA/Lonsdale Bantamweight Title match between Regis Sugden vs. Alan Philpott is shaping up to be a very controversial bout after Alan questioned the quality of Regis’s former opponents. Regis ‘The First’ Sugden has chalked up a 3-0 MMA record since going pro, with the first match…

Quinton O’Brien

Quinton O'Brien

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Quinton O’Brien vs. Casey Greene, GLORY 23 The first semi-final for GLORY kickboxing’s All-American Middleweight Qualification Tournament is a clash between Ariel Sepulveda and Dustin Jacoby. And the second semi-final is a broadside between Quinton O’Brien and Casey Greene, with the victors of each semi facing off in the GLORY 23: Las Vegas final. Quinton…

Ariel Sepulveda

Ariel Sepulveda

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Ariel Sepulveda vs. Dustin Jacoby at GLORY 23 On August 7, Ariel ‘The Smash’ Sepulveda will be making his GLORY debut in an All-American Middleweight Qualification Tournament where he throws down against Dustin Jacoby in the first semi-final. The second semi-final features Casey Greene against Quinton O’Brien, with the winner of each semi facing off…

Alan Philpott

Alan Philpott

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Alan Philpott vs. Regis Sugden at BAMMA 22 Fighting out of Ballymena, Northern Ireland, Alan Philpott can’t wait for BAMMA 22 to roll around so he can showcase his best MMA game in front of the 3 Arena Dublin crowd. “I’ve had an injury the last couple of weeks, which has taken me off track…

Tom Duquesnoy Part 3

Tom Duquesnoy

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Tom Duquesnoy vs. Brendan Loughnane at BAMMA 22 France’s Tom Duquesnoy is hugely popular with British MMA fans and on September 19, Tom ‘Fire Kid’ Duquesnoy will be defending his BAMMA Featherweight Title in the main event against Brendan Loughnane at 3 Arena in Dublin. Tom has been preparing for this championship match at Greg…