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UFC Fight Night 124 - Preview

Published Monday, December 11th, 2017

UFC Fight Night 124 takes place Sunday, Jan. 14 at Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis[more]

Shamrock FC: 301 - Preview

Published Thursday, December 7th, 2017

A look at SFC's debut event at Ameristar St. Charles[more]

Shamrock FC: 300 - Recap

Published Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Full results and recap from River City Casino[more]

SFC 300: Flager's Final Go

Published Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Yohance Flager faces Scott Ettling this Friday at River City Casino for Shamrock FC 300[more]

SFC 300: Murphy Looking to Silence Critics

Published Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Matt "KO Kid" Murphy takes on Joseph Mueller on the main card of Shamrock FC 300[more]

SFC 300: Zekthi - Motivated to Hurt

Published Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Erion Zekthi faces Jordan Collins this Friday at River City Casino. [more]

SFC 300: Not Your Average Joe

Published Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Veteran of the combat arts, Joe Mueller is making his MMA debut on Friday [more]

SFC 300: Luke Nelson Q&A

Published Monday, November 27th, 2017

Nelson faces Rashard Lovelace in a lightweight showdown on Friday at Shamrock FC 300[more]

Shamrock FC: 298 - Recap

Published Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Full results from Ameristar KC[more]

Q&A: Eric Ellington

Published Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Ellington will face cagey veteran Johnnie Rhoades at Shamrock FC 298. [more]

Shamrock FC: 297 - Recap

Published Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Full results from Lumiere Casino in St. Louis[more]

Road to Bellator: Fred Freeman

Published Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Freeman will take on Kevin Ferguson in the co-main event at Bellator 187[more]

Cage Champs 58 - Recap

Published Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Full results from Big Eagles Hall in Sullivan, MO[more]

Shamrock FC: 300 - Preview

Published Friday, October 27th, 2017

A look at the historic 300th event for Shamrock FC[more]

Cage Champs 58 - Preview

Published Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Sullivan, MO event[more]

Iron Fighting Alliance 2 - Recap

Published Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Full results from the American Czech Education Center[more]

Iron Fighting Alliance 2 - Preview

Published Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

A look at the upcoming event at the American Czech Center[more]

Shamrock FC: 296 - Recap

Published Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Full results from Lumiere Casino[more]

GFS: Friday the 13th Massacre - Recap

Published Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Full results from the Lamborghini Gold Coast Athletic Center in St. Charles[more]

GFS: Friday the 13th Massacre - Preview

Published Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Gateway Fighting Series event[more]

Shamrock FC: 298 - Preview

Published Friday, October 6th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Ameristar KC event[more]

Shamrock FC Partners with Family Arena

Published Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Jesse Finney announced Tuesday morning that Shamrock FC had signed an exclusive contract with the Family Arena[more]

Shamrock FC: 295 - Recap

Published Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Full results from Ameristar Casino for SFC 295[more]

Shamrock FC: 295 - Notebook

Published Thursday, September 21st, 2017

From the editor's desk at Knuckle Junkies, news and notes for SFC 295[more]

Highfill - Seek & Destroy

Published Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Aaron Highfill will face the Shamrock FC welterweight champ Zak Bucia on Friday[more]

Quickdraw: Locked and Loaded

Published Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Brandon Lowe faces Malcolm Smith on Friday at Shamrock FC 295[more]

Flying Solo: Basler Continues Turnaround

Published Monday, September 18th, 2017

Seth Basler faces Sean Woodson on the main card of SFC 295[more]

Shamrock FC: 294 - Recap

Published Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Full results form Ameristar Casino in Kansas City[more]

Shamrock FC: 295 - Preview

Published Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

A look at the upcoming River City Casino event[more]

Dynamo Pro Wrestling: MMA vs Wrestling

Published Monday, September 11th, 2017

MMA takes on Pro Wrestling in a local charity event in November[more]

Shamrock FC: 294 - Preview

Published Friday, September 1st, 2017

A look at the upcoming Ameristar KC event[more]

Branson Bound

Published Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Johnson, Bush to represent St. Louis at LFA 21[more]

Shamrock FC: 293 - Recap

Published Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Full results form Lumiere Casino[more]

Gateway FS: Fury - Recap

Published Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Full results from Lamborghini Gold Coast Athletic Centre in St. Charles[more]

Handson Embraces Marquee Status

Published Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Raymond Handson is the type of Boxer you want to root for[more]

Gateway FS: Fury - Preview

Published Monday, August 14th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Gateway Fighting Series event[more]

Shamrock FC: 292 - Recap

Published Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Full results from Lumiere Place Casino[more]

Cage Champs 57 - Recap

Published Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Full results from Sullivan, MO[more]

Cort Wahle - The Turnaround

Published Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Wahle hopes he's turned things around a head of his SFC 292 match-up with Trevor Ward. [more]

Cage Champs 57 - Preview

Published Monday, July 24th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Sullivan, MO event[more]

Pena Seeks Valor Title

Published Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

On Saturday, Luis Pena faces Kobe Wall (4-0) for the Valor lightweight championship[more]

Shamrock FC: 293 - Preview

Published Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

A look at the upcoming mixed-combat event at Lumiere Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: 292 - Preview

Published Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Lumiere Casino event[more]

Brooks Back in Bellator

Published Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

SCMMA lightweight EJ Brooks returns at Bellator 181[more]

SFC Promotional Update - 2018 Events

Published Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

A look at the new schedule for 2018 and the first dates for Ameristar St. Charles[more]

St. Louis Pair Prepared for Invicta FC 24

Published Monday, July 10th, 2017

St. Louisans Ashley Cummins and Kelly D'Angelo discuss their upcoming fights[more]

Shamrock FC: 291 - Recap

Published Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Full results from Ameristar KC[more]

Gateway FS: Inferno - Recap

Published Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Full results from the Lamborghini Gold Coast Athletic Centre. [more]

Road to Bellator: Zach Freeman

Published Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Freeman faces Aaron Pico Saturday at Madison Square Garden for Bellator NYC[more]

GFS: Inferno - Preview **Updated**

Published Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Gateway Fighting Series returns June 23rd to the Heart of St. Charles[more]

Positivity and Punches

Published Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Charles Johnson returns at GFS: Inferno[more]

Shamrock FC: 291 - Preview

Published Friday, June 16th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Shamrock FC event at Ameristar KC[more]

Shamrock FC: 290 - Recap

Published Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Full results from River City Casino in St. Louis[more]

Shamrock FC: 290 - Notebook

Published Thursday, June 1st, 2017

News and notes for Friday's Shamrock FC 290[more]

Sloan - I'm Here for the Fight

Published Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

30-year-old Frankl Sloan takes on Garrett Gross at Shamrock FC 290[more]

Ettling Focused on Shamrock FC 290

Published Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Scott Ettling faces Erion Zekthi on Friday night at Shamrock FC 290 at the River City Casino. [more]

Shamrock FC: 289 - Recap

Published Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Full results form Ameristar KC in Kansas City[more]

2017 KJ Scholarship Winner

Published Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Congrats to Cameron Fuller for winning receiving our inaugural scholarship to wreSTL[more]

Age Appropriate

Published Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

38-year-old MMA veteran Bobby Voelker faces Zak Bucia for the SFC Title[more]

Take Two

Published Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Three years removed from fighting for the SFC title, Bucia is back[more]

GFS Boxing: Young vs Robertson - Recap

Published Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Full results from the Heart of St. Charles[more]

Shamrock FC: 288 - Recap

Published Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Full results form Lumiere Casino in downtown St. Louis[more]

Shamrock FC: 290 - Preview

Published Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

A look at the upcoming River City Casino event in St. Louis[more]

Freeman talks Pico, MSG

Published Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Zach Freeman discusses his opponent at Bellator 180[more]

Shamrock FC: 289 - Preview

Published Monday, April 24th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Ameristar KC event[more]

Iron Fighting Alliance 1 - Recap

Published Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Full results from Sokol Hall in St. Louis[more]

GFS: O'Brien vs Jenkins - Recap

Published Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Full recap from Gateway Fighting Series at Heart of St. Charles[more]

Freeman vs Pico added to Bellator NYC

Published Friday, April 21st, 2017

Local lightweight Zach Freeman added to Historic Bellator MSG event[more]

Iron Fighting Alliance 1 - Preview

Published Thursday, April 20th, 2017

A look at the inaugural IFA event[more]

GFS Kickboxing: O'Brien vs Jenkins

Published Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

A look at GFS's upcoming Pro Kickboxing event[more]

Shamrock FC: 288 - Preview

Published Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

A look at the upcoming mixed-combat event at Lumiere Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: 287 - Recap

Published Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Full results from Lumiere Casino[more]

Bash Brothers Hit Kansas City

Published Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

St. Louisans Jake Collier and Andrew Sanchez kick off UFC KC[more]

Cage Champs 56 - Recap

Published Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Full recap of event at the Big Eagles Hall in Sullivan. [more]

Cage Champs 56 - Preview

Published Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Sullivan, MO event[more]

Shamrock FC: 287 - Preview

Published Friday, March 31st, 2017

A look at the upcoming Lumiere Casino event. [more]

Fight Hard - Promotional Update

Published Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Updates from President Kenny Nowling and new matchmaker Mike Rogers[more]

Buckley, Roberts Return at Bellator 175

Published Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

St. Louisans Jake Roberts and Joaquin Buckley, return on Friday[more]

SFC 286: Ammy Titles

Published Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Three amateur title fights[more]

New Weight, New Smashley

Published Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Ashley Cummins makes her Invicta Return this Saturday in KC[more]

Pena Primed for Valor Debut

Published Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Luis Pena returns to action at Valor Fights 41 on Saturday. [more]

Shamrock FC: 286 - Main Event Update

Published Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

News on the updated main event for SFC 286[more]

Shamrock FC: 285 - Recap

Published Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Full results form Ameristar in Kansas City[more]

Gateway FS: Destiny - Recap

Published Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Full results from the Heart of St. Charles[more]

Spire Blood work deal ends soon

Published Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Discounted blood work promotion ends soon. [more]

GFS: Destiny - Better Call Sal

Published Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Sal Woods takes on Frank Sloan this Friday at Gateway Fighting Series[more]

GFS: Destiny - Bush vs Hunter

Published Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Dakota Bush takes on Cjay Hunter in a battle of lightweight prospects[more]

Shamrock FC: 286 - Preview

Published Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

A look at the upcoming River City Casino event[more]

GFS: Destiny - Ken Porter Q&A

Published Monday, February 27th, 2017

Charismatic flyweight Ken Porter returns on Friday[more]

Shamrock FC: 284 - Recap

Published Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Full results from Lumiere Place in downtown St. Louis[more]

SFC 284: Super Powers

Published Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Wes Powers returns on Saturday to face Shaun Scott at Shamrock FC 284[more]

Shamrock FC: 285 - Preview

Published Friday, February 17th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Ameristar KC evnet[more]

Gateway Fighting Series: Destiny - Preview

Published Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

A look at the upcoming Pro/Am at Heart of St. Charles[more]

D'Angelo Hits The Road

Published Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Strawweight Kelly D'angelo fights on the main card of Hoosier Fight Club 32, Saturday. [more]

Young Guns 2017: Prospect Preview

Published Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

A look at the top amateurs in St. Louis[more]

Shamrock FC: 284 - Preview

Published Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

A look at the upcoming mixed-combat event at Lumiere[more]

Shamrock FC: 283 - Recap

Published Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Full results from Lumiere Place Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: 282 - Recap

Published Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Full results from Ameristar Casino KC[more]

White: Moving Up and Moving On

Published Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Destruction MMA's Alex White returns at UFC Fight Night 103[more]

GFS: New Years Revolution 2 - Recap

Published Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Full results and more from Chaifetz Arena in downtown St. Louis[more]

Fight Hard: Rustemeyer vs Noblitt - Recap

Published Sunday, January 8th, 2017

A rundown of all the happenings at the Family Arena for Fight Hard[more]

Shamrock FC: 282 - Preview

Published Friday, January 6th, 2017

A preview of the upcoming KC event[more]

2016 STL MMA Story of the Year

Published Friday, January 6th, 2017

A story that inspired us all, AJ made his comeback[more]

2016 STL MMA Amateur Fighter of the Year

Published Thursday, January 5th, 2017

A gifted amateur with all the right tools, wins our Ammy of the Year[more]

2016 STL MMA Regional Pro of the Year

Published Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Undefeated in 2016, with wins at Bellator and Shamrock FC, Lovelace is our top pro[more]

2016 Lets Go! Award

Published Thursday, January 5th, 2017

The second annual Steven S. Smith: Let's Go! Award goes to Devin "Ace" Anderson[more]

2016 STL MMA Breakout Fighter of the Year

Published Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

We're bringing back the Breakout Fighter award for a well-deserved lightweight fighter. [more]

2016 STL MMA Pro Fight of the Year

Published Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

A heavyweight slugfest wins our 2016 Pro Fight of the Year[more]

Fight Hard: Rustemeyer vs Noblitt - Preview

Published Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

A look at the upcoming Family Arena event[more]

2016 STL MMA Submission of the Year

Published Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Ashley Cummins' knee on neck choke wins our 2016 Submission of the Year[more]

2016 STL MMA Amateur Fight of the Year

Published Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Lisboa vs Stearns from HFC 3 wins our ammy Fight of the Year. [more]

GFS: New Years Revolution 2 - Preview

Published Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Our preview of Gateway Fighting Series' return on January 7th[more]

2016 STL MMA National Pro of the Year

Published Monday, January 2nd, 2017

UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley is our 2016 National Pro of the Year. [more]

2016 STL MMA Knockout of the Year

Published Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Kevin Engel takes home the award for Knockout of the Year[more]

Shamrock FC: 283 - Preview

Published Thursday, December 29th, 2016

A preview of the upcoming event at Lumiere Casino [more]

Dewayne Diggs: From Out of Nowhere

Published Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Dewayne Diggs introduced himself in 2016[more]

RFA 46 - Event Preview

Published Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Branson Convention Center will host RFA 46 on Friday night and will air live on AXS-TV[more]

Shamrock FC: 280 - Recap

Published Monday, December 5th, 2016

Full results from Ameristar Casino in Kansas City[more]

Shamrock FC: 279 - Recap

Published Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Full results from River City Casino[more]

Wolfpack - On the Prowl at SFC 279

Published Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Wolves Den fighter Erion Zekthi and head coach Andrew Ebers will compete on Friday at SFC 279[more]

Siscoe, Survivor

Published Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

On Friday, AJ Siscoe returns to the cage at Shamrock FC 279[more]

GFS 5: Warpath - Recap

Published Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Full results and reactions from the Heart of St. Charles Ballroom. [more]

The Kid - All Grown Up

Published Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Growing up on the mats at St. Charles MMA[more]

Shamrock FC: 279, 280 - Mega Preview

Published Friday, November 11th, 2016

A look at both Shamrock FC 279 and 280 in St. Louis and Kansas City[more]

SFC Promotional Update - 2017 Events

Published Thursday, November 10th, 2016

A look at the 2017 schedule for Shamrock FC[more]

Buckley's Big Test

Published Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

St. Louis welterweight travels to Tel Aviv for Bellator 164[more]

Shamrock FC: 278 - Recap

Published Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Full results from Lumiere Place[more]

Shamrock FC: 278 - Dowdy vs Kurtz

Published Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

A look at this intriguing welterweight match-up[more]

Shamrock FC: 278 - Preview

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016

A look at the upcoming Lumiere Casino event[more]

GFS 5: Warpath - Preview

Published Thursday, October 27th, 2016

A look at the upcoming Gateway Fighting Series Pro/Am[more]

Berger MMA: The Next Chapter

Published Thursday, October 20th, 2016

It's not the end, just a new beginning for Steve Berger[more]

Shamrock FC: 277 - Recap

Published Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Full results form Lumiere Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: 277: McNeely vs Kunz

Published Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

A look at Shamrock FC 277's main event[more]

World Series of Fighting 33 - Recap

Published Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Full results from the KC Municipal Auditorium[more]

World Series of Fighting 33 - Preview

Published Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

A look at Friday's WSOF 33 on NBC Sports[more]

RFA 44: Freeman vs Moises - Recap

Published Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Full results from the St. Charles Convention CEnter[more]

Shamrock FC: 277 - Preview

Published Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

A look at the upcoming Lumiere Casino event[more]

The Sensation Returns at RFA 44

Published Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Ken Porter returns in the co-main event of RFA 44[more]

HFC: Oktoberfest - Preview

Published Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

A look at the upcoming Horizon Fighting Championship event at Sokol Gymnasium[more]

D'Angelo Debuts at RFA 44

Published Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Kelly D'Angelo's path is of one less traveled. [more]

Osmoe Keeps Climbing

Published Monday, September 26th, 2016

Adam Osmoe will step to the next rung Friday when he takes on Zach Fears at RFA 44[more]

Shamrock FC: 276 - Recap

Published Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Full results from Ameristar Casino in Kansas City[more]

RFA 44: Freeman vs Moises - Preview

Published Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Our preview of the upcoming RFA event at St. Charles Convention Center[more]

Shamrock FC: 276 - News and Notes

Published Monday, September 19th, 2016

Updated card and more for Saturday's Shamrock FC 276[more]

Fight Hard: Gwaltney vs Futrell - Recap

Published Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Full results from the Family Arena[more]

The Kurtz Conflict - Resolved

Published Friday, September 16th, 2016

Two of the St. Louis region's top promotions were in court on Thursday[more]

SCMMA Pair Featured at Fight Hard

Published Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Luis Pena and Charles Johnson highlight Fight Hard's return to the Pro/Ams[more]

Ultima Fight Series 1 - Preview

Published Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

A preview of the upcoming all-amateur event at the Arnold Eagles Club[more]

Shamrock FC: 275 - Recap

Published Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Full results from the River City Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: 275 - News and Notes

Published Thursday, September 8th, 2016

The latest info on Friday's River City Casino event[more]

Zekthi vs Ward: SFC 275

Published Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

A breakdown of the Shamrock FC 275 co-main event. [more]

Shamrock FC: 276 - Preview

Published Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Our preview of the upcoming Ameristar KC event[more]

The Kurtz Conflict

Published Monday, August 29th, 2016

When and where is Kyle Kurtz's next fight? We talk to all the parties involved[more]

Fight Hard: Gwaltney vs Kurtz - Preview

Published Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Lucas Gwaltney takes on Kyle Kurtz when Fight Hard returns with Professional MMA[more]

Shamrock FC: 275 - Preview **Updated**

Published Monday, August 15th, 2016

A preview of the upcoming Shamrock FC event at River City[more]

RFA Returns September 30th

Published Monday, August 15th, 2016

Nationally televised RFA returns to St. Louis in September[more]

Shamrock FC: 274 - Recap

Published Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Full results from Lumiere Casino[more]

NFA: Fighting the Stigma - Recap

Published Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Full results from Arnold Eagle's Club[more]

NFA: Fighting the Stigma

Published Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Our preview of Saturday's NFA event[more]

HFC: Fighting for Autism - Recap

Published Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Full results from the Sokol Gymnasium in St. Louis[more]

HFC: Fighting for Autism - Preview

Published Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

A preview of Saturday's event at the Sokol Gymnasium[more]

Woodley Wins at UFC 201

Published Monday, August 1st, 2016

Post-mortem from UFC 201 in Atlanta[more]

Shamrock FC: 274 - Preview

Published Friday, July 29th, 2016

Our preview of the upcoming Shamrock FC Xtreme Fight Night at Lumiere Casino[more]

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley - Preview

Published Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

A special look at the main event of UFC 201[more]

Shamrock FC: 273 - Recap

Published Sunday, July 24th, 2016

Full results from the Lumiere Casino in St. Louis. [more]

Prime FS: Border Wars - Preview

Published Monday, July 18th, 2016

Preview of the upcoming Prime FS event at Matteson Square Gardens[more]

GFS 4: Domination - Recap

Published Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Full results and reactions from Gateway Fighting Series 4[more]

GFS 4: Domination - Preview

Published Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

A break down of Friday's GFS 4 event at Heart of St. Charles[more]

Shamrock FC: 272 - Recap

Published Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Full results from Ameristar Casino in Kansas City[more]

Shamrock FC: 273 - Preview

Published Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

A break-down of the upcoming Lumiere Casino event. [more]

El Dirte Diary - TUF Finals

Published Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Andrew Sanchez's reaction to the most recent episode of The Ultimate Fighter[more]

Bellator: Dynamite 2 - Recap

Published Saturday, June 25th, 2016

Full results and reactions from Bellator: Dynamite 2[more]

Road to Dynamite : Media Day

Published Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

The countdown to Bellator: Dynamite 2 is complete with our wrap-up of Media Day[more]

Road to Dynamite : Round Table - Part 2

Published Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Our panel experts weigh in on the key fights from Dynamite 2[more]

Road to Dynamite : Burns vs Stevens

Published Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Our countdown to Dynamite 2 continues with a look at this key heavyweight match-up[more]

Road to Dynamite : Round Table - Part 1

Published Monday, June 20th, 2016

Our panel experts weigh in on the key fights from Dynamite 2[more]

Fight Hard: Ellington vs Rosener - Recap

Published Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Full results from the Family Arena in St. Charles[more]

Road to Dynamite : Jordan Dowdy

Published Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Our countdown to Dynamite 2 continues with a look at Jordan Dowdy's second chance[more]

Road to Dynamite : Rashard Lovelace

Published Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Our countdown to Bellator: Dynamite 2 continues[more]

Fight Hard: Ellington vs Rosener - Preview

Published Monday, June 13th, 2016

Preview of the upcoming event at the Family Arena in St. Charles[more]

Road to Dynamite : Kevin Engel

Published Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Our countdown to Bellator 157: Dynamite 2 with a look at welterweight Kevin Engel[more]

Shamrock FC: Explosion - Recap

Published Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Full results from the River City Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: Explosion - Notebook

Published Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

News and notes for the upcoming River City Casino event[more]

Shamrock FC: Featherweight Tourney - Preview

Published Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

A preview of the upcoming one-night featherweight tournament at the River City Casino[more]

Collier Primed for Fight Night 88

Published Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Jake Collier returns for UFC Fight Night 88[more]

Respect 3 - Recap

Published Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Full recap and reactions from Respect 3 Pro BJJ[more]

Bellator: Dynamite 2 - Prelims Update

Published Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

The latest round of updates to the Bellator MMA: Dynamite 2 card[more]

Horizon FC: Tribute to the Troops - Recap

Published Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Full results from Sokol Gym in St. Louis[more]

Gateway Fighting Series 3 - Recap

Published Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Full results from the Heart of St. Charles[more]

El Dirte Diary - Quarterfinal Round

Published Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Andrew Sanchez's reaction to the most recent episode of The Ultimate Fighter[more]

Horizon FC: Tribute to the Troops - Preview

Published Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

A preview of Saturday's event[more]

Gateway Fighting Series 3 - Preview

Published Monday, May 9th, 2016

Preview of the upcoming GFS event at the Heart of St. Charles[more]

Shamrock FC: Xtreme 7 - Recap

Published Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Full results form Lumiere Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: Aftershock - Preview

Published Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

A heavyweight title fight headlines this Ameristar KC event. [more]

A Jones For Boxing

Published Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Lindendwood professor Jose Jones returns for one more trip to the ring on Saturday[more]

Shamrock FC: Xtreme 7 - Preview

Published Monday, May 2nd, 2016

A preview of the upcoming Boxing/Kickboxing event at Lumiere Casino[more]

Pulley Primed for KCFA 18

Published Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

MCS's Hugh Pulley returns to competition on Saturday at KCFA 18[more]

Shamrock FC: Explosion - Preview

Published Monday, April 25th, 2016

A look at the main card of the upcoming River City Pro/AM. [more]

El Dirte Diary - Elimination Fights

Published Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Our first edition of the El Dirte Diary featuring an exclusive Q&A with TUF 23's Andrew Sanchez[more]

Shamrock FC: No Mercy - Recap

Published Sunday, April 17th, 2016

Full results form Lumiere Place Casino in St. Louis[more]

Cage Champs 55 - Recap

Published Sunday, April 17th, 2016

Full results from Sullivan, MO[more]

Bellator: Dynamite 2 - Prelims Announced

Published Friday, April 15th, 2016

Here are the announced prelims for Bellator's Dynamite 2 coming to Scottrade Center. [more]

Cage Champs 55 - Preview

Published Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Here's our preview of the upcoming Cage Champs show in Sullivan, MO[more]

Newman's New Journey

Published Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

One of the area's most prolific amateur fighters returns on Saturday. [more]

Prime FS: Knockout

Published Monday, April 11th, 2016

Our preview of the upcoming Prime FS show at Matteson Square Gardens [more]

Shamrock FC: No Mercy - Preview

Published Sunday, April 10th, 2016

Our preview of the upcoming event at the Lumiere Casino in downtown St. Louis[more]

Gateway Fighting Sereis 2 - Recap

Published Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

Full results from the Heart of St. Charles[more]

Bike, Run, Walk for Autism

Published Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Info on the upcoming Fighting for Autism Charity Event[more]

GFS2: Absolution

Published Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Our preview of the upcoming Gateway Fighting Series event at the Heart of St. charles[more]

Fight Hard: March 26th, 2016 - Recap

Published Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Full results from the Family Arena[more]

Fight Hard: Zekthi vs Crawford - Preview

Published Monday, March 21st, 2016

Here's our preview of the upcoming Fight Hard MMA event at the Family Arena[more]

Shamrock FC: Retaliation - Recap

Published Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Full results from the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City[more]

Shamrock FC: Retaliation - Preview

Published Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Here's our preview of the upcoming Ameristar KC event[more]

Shamrock FC: Mayhem - Recap

Published Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Full results from the River City Casino[more]

Battle For Belts at Mayhem

Published Friday, March 11th, 2016

Two amateur title bouts highlight the undercard of SFC: Mayhem[more]

Irvin vs Weston: Mayhem

Published Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Two dangerous welterweights will finally cross paths at Shamrock FC: Mayhem[more]

Gross vs Lovelace: Mayhem

Published Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Two nasty strikers could steal the show hwne Garrett Gross face Rashard Lovelace[more]

Kurtz vs Engel: Mayhem

Published Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Kyle Kurtz and Kevin Engel will tangle in the main event of Shamrock FC: Mayhem[more]

Cahokia's Titans

Published Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Brooks and Washington compete Friday on Fight Pass[more]

Shamrock FC: Mayhem - Preview

Published Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Preview of the upcoming River City Casino event[more]

Ruth Cashes in Contract

Published Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Rebecca Ruth will make her Bellator debut on Friday at Bellator 150[more]

Shamrock FC: Extreme 6 - Recap

Published Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Full results from the Lumiere Place Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: Extreme 6 - Preview

Published Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Here's our preview of the upcoming mixed-combat show[more]

UFC Fight Night 82: White Returns

Published Thursday, February 4th, 2016

The "Spartan: returns to action on Saturday. [more]

SFC: Blitzkrieg - Recap

Published Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Full results from Lumiere Casino[more]

SFC: Blitzkrieg - Wahle vs Mueller

Published Thursday, January 28th, 2016

A look at this intriguing bantamweight match-up[more]

The Next Big Thing: Julius Anglickas

Published Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

An inside look at one of the area's fastest rising prospects. [more]

Shamrock FC: Assault - Recap

Published Sunday, January 17th, 2016

Full results from the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City[more]

Cage Champs 54 - Recap

Published Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Full results from the Eagles Club in Sullivan, MO[more]

Shamrock FC: Blitzkrieg - Preview

Published Friday, January 15th, 2016

Here's our preview of the upcoming Lumiere Casino event in downtown St. Louis[more]

2015 Lets Go! Award

Published Thursday, January 14th, 2016

The 2015 and inaugural Steven S. Smith: Let's Go! Award goes to Adam Osmoe. [more]

Shamrock FC: Assault - Preview

Published Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Here's our preview of the upcoming Shamrock FC at the Ameristar in Kansas City[more]

Cage Championships 54 - Preview

Published Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Here's our preview of the upcoming Cage Champs event. [more]

Gateway Fighting Series 1 - Recap

Published Saturday, January 9th, 2016

Full results from the Heart of St. Charles[more]

2015 St. Louis MMA Awards - Pro Fight of the Year

Published Friday, January 8th, 2016

Eric Irvin vs Hugh Pulley has been selected as the Professional Fight of the Year[more]

2015 STL MMA Awards - Regional Fighter of the Year

Published Friday, January 8th, 2016

Adam Meredith has been selected as the Pro Fighter of the Year[more]

2015 St. Louis MMA Awards - Amateur of the Year

Published Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Julius Anglickas has been selected as the area's top amateur fighter. [more]

2015 STL MMA Awards - Ammy Fight of the Year

Published Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Andrew Wiltse vs Ross Campbell was selected as the 2015 Amateur Fight of the Year. [more]

2015 St. Louis MMA Awards - Editorial Awards

Published Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

The first or our 2015 MMA Awards[more]

2015 St. Louis MMA Awards - Story of the Year

Published Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Selected as the top story in 2015[more]

Gateway Fighting Series 1 - Preview

Published Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

A preview of the inaugural GFS event at the Heart of St. Charles[more]

2015 St. Louis MMA Awards - Nominees

Published Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Here are the nominees for the 2015 St. Louis MMA Awards[more]

Spire - Bloodwork Update

Published Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Information on the upcoming changes for amateur fighters in Missouri[more]

Fight Hard: Chandler vs McNeely - Recap

Published Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Full results from the Family Arena[more]

Editor's Picks - Top Stories from 2015

Published Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

KJ Editor Brett Auten picks his top stories from the year[more]

Fight Hard: Chandler vs McNeely - Preview

Published Friday, December 11th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming Family Arena event. [more]

Shamrock FC: Ultimate - Recap

Published Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Full results from River city Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: Ultimate - Notebook

Published Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

News and notes for Saturday's "Ultimate" at the River City Casino[more]

Collier in Korea - UFC Fight Night 79

Published Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Jake Collier face Dongi Yang on Saturday in Seoul, South Korea[more]

A Different Kind of Fight

Published Monday, November 23rd, 2015

AJ Siscoe shares his story[more]

Gladiator MMA: Sursa vs Silva - Recap

Published Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Full results from the Family Arena[more]

Shamrock FC: Ambush - Recap

Published Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Full results from Ameristar Casino in Kansas City, MO[more]

Gladiator MMA: Woods vs Lopes

Published Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

A preview of one of the main card match-ups between two local vets. [more]

Another opportunity for Hunter

Published Monday, November 16th, 2015

MCS's Cjay Hunter will face Zach Fears at Gladiator MMM this Saturday [more]

Shamrock FC: Ambush - Event Preview

Published Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming Ameristar KC event[more]

Xtreme Fight Night 5 - Recap

Published Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Full results from Lumiere Casino. [more]

Shamrock FC: Ultimate - Preview

Published Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming event at River City Casino[more]

Cage Championships 53 - Recap

Published Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Full results from the Big Eagles Hall in Sullivan, MO[more]

Bellator 145: Vengeance - Recap

Published Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Full results from Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis[more]

Pitbull Stops By Hahn MMA

Published Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Bellator Featherweight Champ visited Arnold on Monday[more]

Road to Bellator: Kurtz vs Mann

Published Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Our countdown to Bellator 145 continues with a look at this welterweight match-up[more]

Road to Bellator 145: Justin Lawrence

Published Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Our countdown continues with a visit with the "American Kid"[more]

Road to Bellator 145: Michael Chandler

Published Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Chandler returns to the Scottrade Center on Nov. 6 for Bellator 145[more]

Rumble Time: Rage 2 - Recap

Published Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Full results from Ameristar Casino in St. Charles[more]

Road to Bellator: Meredith vs Dowdy

Published Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

We're on the the Road to Bellator 145. Here is our breakdown of a key undercard match-up[more]

Steve Smith: 1969 - 2015

Published Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

The St. Louis combat sports community lost one of its anchors with the passing of Smith, CEO of Rumble Time Promotions. [more]

Xtreme Fight Night 5 - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming mixed-combat show Lumiere[more]

Shamrock FC: Brave - Recap

Published Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Full results from the Lumiere Place Casino in St. Louis[more]

Rumble Time: Rage - Event Preview

Published Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Ken Porter takes on Kendrick Latchman in a stacked Rumble Time card[more]

Lenon Returns for Respect 2

Published Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Grappling ace Ezra Lenon returns for Respect 2 this Saturday at the Moto Museum[more]

Shamrock FC: Brave - Notebook

Published Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

News and notes for Saturday's SFC: Brave at Lumiere Place[more]

Rickson visits Team Vaghi

Published Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Rickson Gracie visited St. Louis on Sunday for a special seminar. [more]

Respect 2 Preview

Published Monday, October 12th, 2015

Respect Professional Jiu-Jitsu returns Saturday to the Moto Museum in downtown St. Louis[more]

Bellator 145: Vengeance - Undercard Preview

Published Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Here's the full card for Bellator 145 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis[more]

Shamrock FC: Brave - Event Preview

Published Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming Lumiere Casino event[more]

Shamrock FC: Clash - Recap

Published Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Full results from the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City, Mo[more]

Prime FS 5 - Preview

Published Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Here's our preview of the next Prime FS event at the Afton Sport Center. [more]

Poston's Pledge

Published Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Fighter to donate purse to worthy cause[more]

Gladiator - Main Event *Update*

Published Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

We have the full fight card and an update to the main event. [more]

Bobby Voelker Q&A

Published Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Voelker headlines Shamrock FC: Clash this Saturday in Kansas City[more]

Gladiator - Fight Card

Published Saturday, September 19th, 2015

The full fight card for October 10th's Gladiator at the St. Charles Family Arena[more]

EJ Brooks: Time to Reboot

Published Thursday, September 17th, 2015

EJ Brooks looks to get back on track at Titan FC 35[more]

Shamrock FC: Clash - Preview

Published Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Bobby Voelker returns to action at the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City. [more]

NFA: Salvation - Recap

Published Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Full Results from the Eagles Club in Arnold, MO[more]

Shamrock FC: Fuel - Recap

Published Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Full results from the River City Casino in St. Louis[more]

Shamrock FC: Fuel - Main Event Update

Published Friday, September 11th, 2015

Update on tonight's main event title fight[more]

Gladiator main event announcement

Published Friday, September 11th, 2015

Thiago Silva headlines one half of the main event for Gladiator[more]

Kurtz vs Buckley - Shamrock FC: Fuel

Published Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Here's a breakdown of the highly anticipated match-up between Kyle Kurtz and Joaquin Buckley[more]

NFA: Salvation - Preview

Published Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Here's our preview of Saturdays Nemesis Fighting Alliance event[more]

Shamrock FC: Fuel - Notebook

Published Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

News and notes for Friday's SFC: Fuel[more]

Fight Hard: Tamayo vs Clay - Recap

Published Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Full results from the Family Arena in St. Charles[more]

Fight Hard: Tamayo vs Clay - Preview

Published Monday, August 24th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming event at the Family Arena[more]

Shamrock FC: Fuel - Preview

Published Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Two title fights with Bellator Contracts highlight the upcoming Shamrock FC event. [more]

Xtreme Fight Night 4 - Recap

Published Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Full results from Lumiere Place Casino[more]

Shamrock FC 2016 Calendar

Published Monday, August 10th, 2015

A preview of the Shamrock FC's 2016 calendar of events. [more]

Xtreme Fight Night 4 - Preview

Published Saturday, August 8th, 2015

A preview of the upcoming mixed-combat show at Lumiere Casino in downtown St. Louis. [more]

RFA 28: Sanchez vs Poppie - Recap

Published Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Full results from the Chase Park Plaza[more]

Inside Prime FS

Published Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

A look inside the Prime FS promotion on the even of their Fighting for Autism event. [more]

RFA 28: Battle for the Belt

Published Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Sanchez, Poppie to scrap for RFA gold[more]

A Night of Inspiration at Prime FS

Published Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Here's the lowdown on Saturday's Prime FS at The Center in Afton[more]

Wolfman Ready to Howl at RFA 28

Published Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Javon Wright returns to action after an 11-month break on the main card of RFA 28[more]

Porter Dialed In For RFA 28

Published Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Ken Porter takes on Matt Manzanares in the co-main event of RFA 28[more]

Quest for Glory

Published Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Quinton O'Brien will fight as part of a four-man tournament for Glory World Series[more]

Shamrock FC: Throwdown - Recap

Published Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Full results from Lumiere Place Casino[more]

RFA 28: Sanchez vs Poppie - Preview

Published Friday, July 24th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming RFA event at Chase Park Plaza[more]

Young Buck: Finney's Next Big Thing

Published Monday, July 20th, 2015

21-year-old Joaquin Buckley might just be the next breakout star in St. Louis MMA[more]

Fight Hard: Brandenburg vs Wyatt - Recap

Published Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Full results from the St. Charles Family Arena. [more]

Shamrock FC: Throwdown - Preview

Published Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming Lumiere Casino event. [more]

Soares Talks RFA 28 in St. Louis

Published Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

The RFA's main man discusses the upcoming Chase park Plaza event[more]

Fight Hard: Brandenburg vs Wyatt - Preview

Published Monday, July 13th, 2015

Our preview of the upcoming Fight Hard MMA event at the Family Arena[more]

Shamrock FC: Meltdown - Recap

Published Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Full results from the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City[more]

Rumble Time: Victory - Q&A w/ Steve Smith

Published Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

We sit down with Rumble Time's Steve Smith to discuss RFA, Branson, and Friday's "Victory"[more]

Rumble Time: Victory - Preview

Published Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Our preview of the upcoming Rumble Time event at the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles[more]

Shamrock FC: Meltdown - Preview

Published Monday, June 29th, 2015

Preview of the upcoming Ameristar Casino Kansas City event[more]

Bellator 138 - Recap

Published Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Full results from the Scottrade Center[more]

Bellator 138: Media Workout Recap

Published Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Highlights from the Media workout at Finney's MMA in Kirkwood[more]

Learning How to Fight

Published Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Bellator fighters make a stop by Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital in Maryland Heights [more]

Road to Bellator: Eric Irvin

Published Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Our countdown to Bellator 138 continues with Eric Irvin[more]

Bellator 138 - Undercard Preview

Published Monday, June 15th, 2015

Here's our mega preview of the undercard fights at Bellator 138[more]

Fight Hard: Zekthi vs Lanzone - Recap

Published Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Full results from the Family Arena[more]

Road to Bellator: Garrett Gross

Published Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Our countdown to Bellator 138 continues with Garrett Gross[more]

Road to Bellator: Kyle Kurtz

Published Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Our countdown to Bellator 138 continues with Kyle Kurtz[more]

Shamrock FC: Opposition - Recap

Published Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Full results from the River City Casino[more]

Fight Hard: Zekthi vs Lanzone - Preview

Published Friday, June 5th, 2015

Preview for the upcoming all amateur event at Family Arena[more]

Road to Bellator: Adam Cella

Published Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Our countdown to Bellator 138 continues with Adam Cella[more]

Bash Brothers Weekend

Published Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Jake Collier and Andrew Sanchez have a big weekend ahead. [more]

Road to Bellator: Dan O'Connor

Published Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

The countdown to Bellator 138 continues with Dan O'Connor[more]

Prime FS: Surrender - Preview

Published Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

A preview of Prime FS's third event. [more]

Shamrock FC: Opposition - Preview

Published Monday, June 1st, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming River City Casino event. [more]

Cage Championships 52 - Recap

Published Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Full results from the Big Eagles Hall in Sullivan. [more]

CCCW: Ward vs Friday- Recap

Published Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Full results from the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, IL[more]

Shamrock FC: Charged - Recap

Published Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Full results from the Ameristar Casino[more]

Road to Bellator: Steven Mann

Published Thursday, May 28th, 2015

The countdown to Bellator 138 continues with Steven Mann[more]

Road to Bellator: Chris Heatherly

Published Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Our countdown to Bellator 138 continues with Chris Heatherly[more]

Road to Bellator: Hugh Pulley

Published Thursday, May 21st, 2015

The countdown to Bellator 138 continues with Hugh Pulley[more]

Road to Bellator: Kain Royer

Published Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

The countdown to Bellator 138 continues with Kain Royer[more]

Rumble Time: Epic - Recap

Published Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Full results from the Chase Park Plaza[more]

Shamrock FC: Charged - Preview

Published Friday, May 15th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming show at Ameristar Casino in KC. [more]

Road To Bellator: Michael Chandler

Published Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The countdown to Bellator 138 begins with our profile on St. Louis' own Michael Chandler[more]

Rumble Time: Epic - Notebook

Published Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

News and notes for this weekend's Rumble Time event. [more]

Flores - Pro Debut at Epic

Published Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

On Saturday, one of St. Louis' fastest rising stars will be making his professional debut. [more]

Unfinished Business - Fight Card Announced

Published Monday, May 11th, 2015

We have the entire card for Bellator's upcoming Scottrade Center show. [more]

Xtreme Fight Night 3 - Recap

Published Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Full results from the Lumiere Casino in St. Louis[more]

Rumble Time: Epic - Preview

Published Friday, May 8th, 2015

Rumble Time Promotions returns to the Chase Park Plaza with "Epic"[more]

XFN 3: Dunnavant vs Mulabitinovic

Published Thursday, May 7th, 2015

An intriguing bantamweight match-up rounds out Xtreme Fight Night 3[more]

Bellator Press Conference Recap

Published Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Highlights from the press conference at Ball Park Village. [more]

Alp riled up about UFC Fight Night

Published Monday, May 4th, 2015

The Turkish Delight speaks candidly about his fight night clash with Ben Ngyuen[more]

Xtreme Fight Night 3 - Preview

Published Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming mixed combat show at the Lumiere Casino[more]

The Wrap Game

Published Friday, April 24th, 2015

A look at the work of the Cutmen of St. Louis MMA[more]

Fight Hard: Wilson vs Johnson - Recap

Published Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Full results from the Family Arena in St. Charles, MO[more]

Shamrock FC: Velocity - Recap

Published Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Full results and recap from the Lumiere Casino in downtown St. Louis[more]

Geringer's Grit Ready for Velocity

Published Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

A intriguing welterweight match-up features Berger's MMA Jesse Geringer[more]

Bellator: Unfinished Business - Prelim News

Published Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

A peak at the Bellator undercard and who's competing. [more]

Tough Twosome: Highfill, Dowdy down for Velocity

Published Monday, April 13th, 2015

When Shamrock Fighting Championships invades the Lumiere Casino Saturday the docket leans heavy on the welterweight divi ... [more]

Fight Hard: Wilson vs Johnson - Preview

Published Friday, April 10th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming event at the Family Arena in St. Charles. [more]

Shamrock FC: Velocity - Preview

Published Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming event at Lumiere Place Casino[more]

Cage Championships 51 - Recap

Published Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Full results from the Big Eagles Hall in Sullivan, Mo[more]

Scott Coker Q&A

Published Friday, March 27th, 2015

We got all the details on Bellator's upcoming St. Louis event[more]

Cage of Honor 65 - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Professional MMA returns to Southeast Missouri[more]

Shamrock FC: Showdown - Recap

Published Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Full results from River City Casino in St. Louis[more]

Buckley vs Robinson - Showdown

Published Friday, March 20th, 2015

A few last minute changes to the card sees a new main event for Shamrock FC: Showdown. [more]

Humble Howard Set for Showdown

Published Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Jordan Howard is ready for his showdown with Ray Grindstaff[more]

Irvin's Next Step

Published Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Jason Carr tracks down Saturday's co-main event participant Eric Irvin[more]

Prime FS: Chaos in the Cage - Preview

Published Friday, March 13th, 2015

Preview for the upcoming event at the Center St. Louis in Afton[more]

Shamrock FC TV Deal Announced

Published Friday, March 13th, 2015

All the details of the upcoming deal with Comcast SprotsNet[more]

Shamrock FC: Showdown - Preview

Published Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Jordan Howard and Ray Grindstaff headline Showdown at River City Casino. [more]

Shamrock FC: Heavy Artillery - Recap

Published Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Full results from the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City. [more]

Rumble Time: Relentless - Recap

Published Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Full results from the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles. [more]

Rumble Time Q&A with Steve Smith

Published Thursday, March 5th, 2015

We sit down with Rumble Time's main man to get the scoop on his busy 2015[more]

Draper, Willis - Relentless

Published Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Travis Draper and Chuka Wilils headline Rumble Time: Relentless[more]

Shamrock FC: Heavy Artillery - Preview

Published Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Here's our preview of this Ameristar KC event. [more]

Rumble Time: Relentless - Preview

Published Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming Rumble Time Pro/Am at Ameristar[more]

Respect 1 - Recap

Published Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Full results from the inaugural pro jiu-jitsu event. [more]

Lenon Locked in for Respect 1

Published Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Ezra Lenon will take on Joao Faria at the inaugural Resepct 1 at the Kemp Auto Museum[more]

Xtreme Fight Night 2 - Recap

Published Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Full results from Lumiere Casino in downtown St. Louis. [more]

Cobb vs Meredith Headline XFN2

Published Thursday, February 19th, 2015

The main event is set for Saturday's XFN2, check out what each had to say. [more]

Xtreme Fight Night 2 - Notebook

Published Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Check out what the fighters said leading up to XFN2 at Lumiere Casino. [more]

Casey's Path to XFN2

Published Monday, February 16th, 2015

On Saturday, 36-year-old TJ Casey will make his combat sports pro debut at Lumiere Casino. [more]

Fight Hard: McGinnis vs Busch - Recap

Published Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Full results from the Family Arena. [more]

Fight Hard: McGinnis vs Busch - Preview

Published Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Fight Hard returns to the Family Arena on Saturday[more]

Shamrock FC: Force - Recap

Published Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Full results from Lumiere Place Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: Force - Preview

Published Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Full preview for the Lumeire Casino event[more]

Vida De Lopes

Published Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Lucas Lopes headlines Shamrock FC: Force on Saturday[more]

Xtreme Fight Night 2 - Preview

Published Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Here's out preview of the upcoming Lumiere Casino mixed-combat show. [more]

Shamrock FC: Shock - Recap

Published Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Full results from Ameristar Casino in Kansas City. [more]

Rumble Time: Rage - Recap

Published Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Jake Roberts was victorious on Friday night a Ameristar Casino, here's the recap. [more]

Rumble Time: Rage - Recap

Published Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Jake Roberts was victorious on Friday night a Ameristar Casino, here's the recap. [more]

Shamrock FC Promotional Update - January 2015

Published Thursday, January 15th, 2015

News from Shamrock FC[more]

Cella Set for WSOF 17

Published Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

The south city welterweight returns on Saturday as part of the televised card on NBC Sports. [more]

Jake Roberts: Here Comes the Nightmare

Published Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

The 24-year old pro will headline Friday's event at Ameristar Casino[more]

The Art of Competition

Published Friday, January 9th, 2015

JW is making tournaments better[more]

Rumble Time: Rage - preview

Published Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Here's our preview of the upcoming Pro/AM event at Ameristar[more]

By The Numbers - Who had the best 2014

Published Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

A statistical look at the wins and losses of our local fighters. [more]

You Said It: The Year in Quotes

Published Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

We take a look back at 2014 with some of the best quotes of the year. [more]

Fight Hard: Powers vs Williams - Recap

Published Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Full recap from the Family Arena[more]

Shamrock FC: Shock - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Shamrock kicks off the 2015 season with "Shock"[more]

Fight Hard: Powers vs Williams - Preview

Published Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Full preview for Saturday's Fight Hard MMA[more]

Rumble Time: Seasons Beatings - Preview

Published Friday, December 19th, 2014

Rumble Time wraps up their 2014 season with a boxing/K1 event in South City. [more]

By The Numbers: Collier vs Miranda

Published Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

An analytical look at the UFC debut for Jake Collier[more]

2014 St. Louis MMA Awards - Vote Now

Published Monday, December 15th, 2014

Nominees are announced, vote now![more]

Shamrock FC Promotional Update - December 2014

Published Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Information on local promotion Shamrock FC with President Jesse Finney[more]

Shamrock FC: Unstoppable - Recap

Published Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Full results from the River City Casino[more]

Berger vs SCMMA - Event Recap

Published Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Full recap from the Koken Art Factory[more]

Shamrock FC: Unstoppable - Notebook

Published Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Shamrock FC returns on Saturday to River City featuring a compelling catchweight match-up. Find out more inside. [more]

Berger vs SCMMA - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Two legendary coaches will lead their respective teams into competition on Saturday[more]

White: Aggressively cautious about UFC 181

Published Monday, December 1st, 2014

Alex White takes on Clay Collard at UFC 181. [more]

Shamrock FC: Destruction - Recap

Published Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Full results from the beautiful Ameristar Casino in Kansas City, Mo[more]

Fight Hard: Karcher vs Dowdy - Recap

Published Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Busch defeated Mottershead in an impromptu main event on Friday. [more]

Collier Shakes Off Hard Times

Published Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

We caught up with Jake to talk all things "Prototype"[more]

Xtreme Fight Night 1 - Recap

Published Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Full results from Lumiere Casino for the inaugural XFN[more]

Fight Hard: Karcher vs Dowdy - Event Preview

Published Friday, November 14th, 2014

The area's largest ammy promotion returns to the Family Arena on November 21st. [more]

No Time To Quit

Published Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Joel Blair faces Daryl Cobb at XFN 1[more]

Stump reloads

Published Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Chris Heatherly focused for UFC 180[more]

Foxcatcher Premiers in St. Louis

Published Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Information on wrestling film's official debut[more]

Cage Champs: Past, Present, Future

Published Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Patrick Smith talks Cage Champs, Collier, more[more]

Shamrock FC: Destruction - Event Preview

Published Monday, November 10th, 2014

Marcus Sursa vs Matt Uhde headlines SFC: Destruction at Ameristar KC[more]

Cage Champs 50 - Recap

Published Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Full results from the Big Eagles Hall in Sullivan, MO[more]

Rumble Time: Triumph - Recap

Published Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Full results from the Ameristar Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: Unstoppable - Event Preview

Published Friday, November 7th, 2014

Shamrock FC returns to River city Casino on Saturday, December 6th. [more]

Yogi's Path

Published Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Yohance Flager takes on William Joplin in Friday's Rumble Time main event[more]

Built Draper Tough

Published Monday, November 3rd, 2014

On Friday, Travis Draper makes his pro debut at Rumble Time Promotions. [more]

Xtreme Fight Night 1 - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Shamrock FC returns to their roots on November 15th with a return to professional kickboxing and boxing. [more]

Cage Championships 50 - Event Preview

Published Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

A historic night for the Sullivan-based Chage Championships. Here's our preview of their 50th card. [more]

Rumble Time: Triumph - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Here's our preview of the upcoming Rumble Time Pro/Am[more]

Shamrock FC: Shockwave - Recap

Published Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Full results from the Lumiere Place Casino[more]

Shamrock FC: Shockwave - Event Preview

Published Friday, October 17th, 2014

Shamrock returns to the Lumiere Casino with an event headlined by Adam Cella[more]

Collier Gets The Call

Published Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Jake Collier is now tabbed the make his UFC debut on December 20th. [more]

Tony Biondo, In his Own Words

Published Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The signature voice of Shamrock FC and member of the Cage Championships Hall of Fame discusses his life and career. [more]

Fight Hard: Lawrence vs Pearce - Recap

Published Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Full recap from Fight Hard MMA at the Family Arena[more]

Collier: Title Time

Published Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

On Friday, Cuba's Jake Collier will take on Gabriel Checco for the RFA Middleweight title. [more]

Fight Hard: Lawrence vs Pearce - Event Preview

Published Monday, October 6th, 2014

Fight Hard returns on Saturday with 8 Women's MMA fights. [more]

Luigi Preps for One Night Tournament

Published Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

This Friday Battlegrounds MMA brings back the one-night 8 man tournament. [more]

Shamrock FC: Onslaught - Recap

Published Sunday, September 28th, 2014

A night of knock outs and submissions abounded with no fights left up to judges decision. Here's our recap[more]

Tank Picks: UFC 178

Published Friday, September 26th, 2014

UFC 178 features a stacked card featuring a flyweight championship fight. Check out our expert's picks. [more]

Shamrock FC: Onslaught - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Shamrock FC returns to Kansas City on Saturday. Here's our preview[more]

Cage Champs 49 - Recap

Published Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Cage Champs returned on Saturday to Sullivan for a night of K1 and MMA[more]

MMASF: Freeman vs Budnik - Recap

Published Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Full results from MMASF at Center St. Louis in Afton, MO[more]

Bellator Sets Sights on Missouri

Published Friday, September 19th, 2014

Official announcement from Scott Coker and Jesse Finney. [more]

MMASF Notebook: Freeman vs Budnik

Published Thursday, September 18th, 2014

All the info you need to know for Saturday's MMA Sport Federation Event at the Center St. Louis in Afton. [more]

Local Legends Collide

Published Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Two of the area's stalwart pros finally square off in a the co-main event of Saturday's MMA Sport Federation e ... [more]

The Altar Boy - Q & A

Published Monday, September 15th, 2014

KJ Editor Brett Auten sits down with Zach Freeman on the eve of his Main event bout with Mike Budnik[more]

Shamrock FC: Nemesis - Event Recap

Published Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Full results and recap from Saturday night's Shamrock FC: Nemesis at the River City Casino[more]

CCCW: Eazelle vs Beebe - Event Recap

Published Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Full recap from Capital City Cage Wars at the Prairie Capital Convention Center[more]

Shamrock FC: Nemesis - Event Preview (Updated)

Published Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Kevin Engel will headline Shamrock Fighting Championships: Nemesis on Sept. 13 at the River City Casino. [more]

Highfill Goes Pro

Published Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

On Saturday Aaron Highfill takes on Bryant West an undefeated amateur out of Indiana in his professional debut. [more]

CCCW: Eazelle vs Beebe - Event Preview

Published Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Here's our preview of the Capital City Cage Wars event on September 13th in Springfield[more]

Smashley: More Motivated Than Ever

Published Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Ashley Cummins will face Alexa Grasso in a 115-pound on Saturday for Invicta[more]

KJ Unfiltered - Episode 10: Jim Jenkins

Published Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Brett sits down for a new episode of the KJ podcast with Jim Jenkins[more]

Fight Hard: Roper vs Powers - Recap

Published Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Full recap from Saturday's Fight Hard MMA at the Family Arena[more]

Tank Picks: UFC 177

Published Friday, August 29th, 2014

The UFC heads west this Labor Day weekend UFC 177 Saturday in Sacramento, CA. The card is highlighted by the bantamweigh ... [more]

Mighty Mississippi Fights 3 - Recap

Published Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Here's our recpa of the third annual show in downtown St. Louis[more]

Who's Next?

Published Friday, August 22nd, 2014

With the recent signing of Chris Heatherly to the UFC, it has left us wondering, who's next? [more]

Fight Hard: Roper vs Powers - Event Preview

Published Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Fight Hard MMA returns Saturday, August 30th to the St. Charles Family Arena, here's our preview[more]

The Beast Tackles Titan FC

Published Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Robert Washington returns to action on Friday at Titan FC[more]

Stump Set For Saunders

Published Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Chris Heatherly out of Fit or Fight/Berger's MMA will make his UFC debut on Saturday in Tulsa, OK. [more]

Cage Counsel: The Power of a Record

Published Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

John Meehan is a St. Louis Attorney who has been heavily involved in mixed martial arts. [more]

Bob Barton, In His Own Words

Published Monday, August 11th, 2014

Barton has nearly every fighter worth his or her salt who has trudged through the ranks of the St. Louis region. [more]

Stump Gets the Call

Published Monday, August 11th, 2014

Cahokia's Chris "Stump" Heatherly will make his UFC debut on August 23[more]

Shamrock FC Expands with XFN

Published Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Returning a bit to its roots, Shamrock FC will put on Xtreme Fight Night 1 on Nov. 15 at the Lumiere Casino. [more]

NFA: A Warrior's Welcome - Event Recap

Published Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

The Nemesis Fighting Alliance returned on Saturday with an all ammy card. Here's out recap. [more]

NFA: A Warrior's Welcome - Event Preview

Published Monday, July 28th, 2014

The Nemesis Fighting Alliance makes it's return on Saturday, check out our preview. [more]

Shamrock FC: Impact - Recap

Published Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Shamrock returned to KC with a full night of fights at Ameristar. [more]

Stand Up with Sid - Episode 3

Published Friday, July 25th, 2014

Sid returns with a lesson on independent motion. [more]

Shamrock FC: Impact - Event Preview

Published Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Here's our preview of Saturday's SFC return to KC. [more]

Stump's RFA Return

Published Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The pride of Cahokia, IL returns to the cage on Friday. [more]

Shamrock FC: Collision - Recap

Published Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Full results from Saturday night's Shamrock FC at Lumiere Place Casino. [more]

Rumble Time: Revenge - Recap

Published Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Full recap from Friday's Rumble Time Promotions MMA at the Ameristar Casino[more]

MMASF: Petty vs Evans - Recap

Published Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Here's our recap of all the action from Friday's MMA Sport Federation USA. [more]

Booker has One More Collision

Published Friday, July 18th, 2014

Booker DeRousse will make his final trip to the cage on Saturday at Shamrock FC: Collision[more]

The Gremlin Lands in Ireland

Published Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Josh Sampo returns to action on Saturday at UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland[more]

Rumble Time: Revenge - Notebook

Published Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Brett opens up the notebook for Friday's Rumble Time "Revenge"[more]

Shamrock FC: Collision - Notebook

Published Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Shamrock FC returns on Saturday to Lumiere for Booker DeRousse's last hurrah. Find out more inside. [more]

MMASF: Petty vs Evans - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

MMASF returns to the Heart of St. Charles Banquet Center on Friday for an all-amateur show. [more]

Alex White Fight Night Q&A

Published Monday, July 14th, 2014

White returns on Wednesday as part of UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs Miller. [more]

Fight Hard: McGinnis vs Lowe - Recap

Published Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Action heated up at the Family Arena on Saturday and a new Spire champion was crowned. [more]

Fight Hard: McGinnis vs Lowe - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Fight Hard MMA returns on Saturday to the Family Arena. [more]

Rumble Time: Flager vs Robbins - Event Preview

Published Monday, July 7th, 2014

Rumble Time returns on Friday, July 18th for MMA and K1. [more]

Tank Picks: UFC 175

Published Friday, July 4th, 2014

Luigi Fioravanti helps us break down the main card from UFC 175[more]

St. Louis MMA All-Girl Sparring

Published Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

We get the low down on a new group of women with big plans for improvement. [more]

Shamrock FC partners with Ballpark Village

Published Monday, June 30th, 2014

Details on the exciting new agreement between Shamrock FC and Ballpark Village[more]

Cage Championships 48 - Recap

Published Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Full results and recap from Saturday's Cage Champs 48 in Sullivan[more]

Shamrock FC: Collision - Event Preview

Published Friday, June 27th, 2014

Live from the Lumiere Place Casino on July 19th. [more]

Cage Championships 48 - Event Preview

Published Thursday, June 26th, 2014

One of the area's longest running promotion returns to Sullivan on Saturday. [more]

Tank Picks: UFC 174

Published Friday, June 13th, 2014

Luigi Fioravanti helps us break down the main card from UFC 174[more]

Fighting for Autism

Published Friday, June 13th, 2014

An organization with strong local ties is working to make an international impact[more]

Shamrock FC: Devastation - Recap

Published Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Full results from River City Casino in St. Louis. [more]

Shamrock FC: Devastation - Event Preview

Published Friday, June 6th, 2014

Shamrock FC returns on June 7th for Devastation[more]

KJ Unfiltered: Episode 9 - Lance Benoist

Published Thursday, June 5th, 2014

The St. Charles MMA welterweight makes his long-awaited return to action Saturday. [more]

Teammates Prepare for Devastation

Published Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Training partners Lance DeClue and Malcolm Smith will take to the cage on Saturday for Shamrock FC: Devastation. [more]

Voelker To Press Benoist

Published Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

St. Louis' Lance Benoist and Kansas City's Bobby Voelker will meet on the UFC undercard this Saturday, live on ... [more]

Sanchez Q&A - RFA 15

Published Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

The volume has been cranked as Andrew Sanchez attempts to make history Friday night in Culver City[more]

Pretty Boy Returns

Published Friday, May 30th, 2014

EJ Brooks travels to Canada to take on Mike Ricci. [more]

MMASF: Highfill vs Cockrell - Event Results

Published Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Full results from the Heart of St. Charles Banquet Center[more]

Rumble Time: Evolution - Event Recap

Published Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Full results from the Ameristar Casino[more]

Rumble Time: Evolution - Event Preview

Published Friday, May 16th, 2014

Full fight card for May's Rumble Time: Evolution[more]

MMASF: Highfill vs Cockrell - Event Preview

Published Thursday, May 15th, 2014

MMA Sport Federation returns on Friday, here's our preview of the event. [more]

Begley vs Smith - Rumble Time: Evolution

Published Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Debo breaks down a compelling women's MMA clash at Friday's Rumble Time[more]

Duo Making Debuts

Published Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Two of the area's top amateurs are making pro debuts on Friday. [more]

O'Connor Tackles Titan

Published Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Berger's MMA flyweight Dan O'Connor will be making his Titan FC debut this Friday. [more]

Pulley On The Rise

Published Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

The Wolverine returns to the cage Friday against Ben Miller in the co-main event. [more]

Irvin Returns

Published Monday, May 12th, 2014

Destruction MMA's Eric Irvin returns to action on Friday in the Main Event of Rumble Time. [more]

Cage Championships 47 - Event Recap

Published Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Full results from the Big Eagles Hall in Sullivan, Mo[more]

Tank Picks: UFC 172

Published Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Luigi Fioravanti helps us break down the main card from UFC 172. [more]

Cage Championships 47 - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Here is our preview for Saturday's Cage Champs 47 in Sullivan. [more]

Fight Hard: Zekthi vs Rose - Recap

Published Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Full results from Saturday's Fight Hard MMA. [more]

Shamrock FC: Revenge - Event Recap

Published Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Full recap and results from Saturday's Shamrock FC: REvenge[more]

Shamrock FC: Revenge - Event Preview (Updated)

Published Friday, April 18th, 2014

Here is a preview of Saturday's Shamrock FC: Revenge[more]

Gross, Woods Reboot

Published Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Garrett Gross and Sal Woods are set to tangle once again in Saturday's Shamrock FC main event. [more]

Blair, Nelson Clash at SFC

Published Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Welterweights Luke Nelson and Joel Blair will square off at Shamrock FC: Revenge[more]

White Readies for UFC Debut

Published Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Have you ever had something in your life that you were so passionate about that it just absolutely consumed you? You pou ... [more]

Fight Hard: Zekthi vs Rose - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Fight Hard returns on Saturday to the Family Arena for its third show in four months. [more]

Nemesis Fighting Alliance - Promotional Update

Published Friday, April 11th, 2014

We get the scoop on what's been going on with the NFA. [more]

Alex White - UFC Q&A

Published Monday, April 7th, 2014

Local featherweight Alex White discusses his opportunity to fight for the UFC[more]

Breaking News: Alex Gets the Call

Published Friday, April 4th, 2014

Farmington's Alex White will fight April 19th at UFC on Fox 11[more]

MMASF: Helm vs Mitchell - Event Recap

Published Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Full results from Friday's MMA Sport Federation's event at the Heart of St. Charles[more]

KJ Power Rankings - March 2014

Published Friday, March 28th, 2014

The staff has analyzed and brooded over the top professional fighters in the area and ranked them 1 thru 10. [more]

KJ: Unfiltered Episode 8 - JW Wright

Published Thursday, March 27th, 2014

We talk with Gracie Humaita St. Louis' main man JW Wright about Metamoris, jiu-jitsu in MMA, and more. [more]

MMASF: Helm vs Mitchell - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Matt Helm will take on Clay Mitchell in the main event on Friday. Here's our preview[more]

Shamrock FC: Revenge - Event Preview

Published Monday, March 24th, 2014

A highly touted rematch headlines the April Shamrock FC card. [more]

New MMA Radio Show to Debut

Published Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

The St. Louis MMA scene will be getting a big splash of national attention. [more]

Rumble Time: Destruction - Recap

Published Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Full results and recap form Friday night's "Destruction"[more]

Tank Picks: UFC 171

Published Friday, March 14th, 2014

Luigi Fioravanti helps us break down the main card from UFC 171. [more]

Rumble Time: Destruction - Event Preview

Published Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Rumble Time returns to Ameristar on Friday with "Destruction"[more]

Becker Readies for Destruction

Published Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Becker versus O'Connor headlines Rumble Time Promotion's "Destruction"[more]

Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Published Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Johnny Irish will take on former teammate Gary Becker in Friday's Main Event[more]

RFA 13 Live Report: Heatherly vs Njokuani

Published Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Live results and reactions from RFA 13[more]

RFA 13 Live Report: Sanchez vs Marshall

Published Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Live results and reactions from RFA 13[more]

Shamrock FC: Victory - Recap

Published Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Lucas Gwaltney and Adam Cella highlighted an action packed card at River City Casino. [more]

Fight Night Preview: March 7th

Published Friday, March 7th, 2014

Here is all you need to know about tonight's big fights. [more]

KJ: Unfiltered Episode 7 - EJ Brooks

Published Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Former Mizzou Wrestler and RFA Lightweight EJ Brooks joins us for our 7th episode. [more]

Shamrock FC: Victory - Event Preview (Updated)

Published Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Adam Cella will face Lucas Gwaltney in the marquee bout at River City Casino[more]

Stump Q&A

Published Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Chris Heatherly faces Chidi "Chidi Bang Bang" Njokuani on Friday at RFA 13. [more]

2Strong Returns

Published Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Gwaltney will face Adam Cella in the main event of Shamrock FC: Victory[more]

Fight Hard - 2-22 Event Recap

Published Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Full results from Saturday's Fight Hard MMA's return to the Family Arena. [more]

MMASF: Sauer vs Robinson - Recap

Published Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Full results from Friday night's MMA Sport Federation Pro/AM kickboxing event. [more]

Weekend Preview: February 21st - 22nd

Published Friday, February 21st, 2014

All the info you need for a busy weekend in St. Louis. [more]

Fight Hard - 2/22 Event Preview

Published Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

We preview the matches. for Saturday's Fight Hard MMA[more]

MMASF: Sauer vs Robinson - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Doug Sauer takes on Jeff Robinson in an all K-1 event presented by MMA Sports Federation. [more]

On The Mat: Tournament Season

Published Friday, February 14th, 2014

Tournament season is almost here, our wrestling coach give you the breakdown. [more]

Five Who Thrive on Twitter

Published Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Here are selection of area pros who have not only embraced Twitter but flourish at it. [more]

Shamrock FC: Victory - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Cella versus Gwaltney will headline Shamrock FC's return to the River City Casino[more]

KJ: Unfiltered Episode 6 - Kyle Watson

Published Friday, January 24th, 2014

BJJ black belt and former TUF cast member Kyle Watson joins us for our 6th episode. [more]

Young Guns: 2014 Prospect Preview

Published Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

We've selected five amateur fighters that look poised to have a big year in 2014. [more]

Shamrock FC: Demolition - Event Recap

Published Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Shamrock Fighting Championships packed a punch on Saturday night with a nine-fight pro/am card that delivered. [more]

Rumble at the Chase - Event Recap

Published Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Rumble Time Promotions kicked off it's 2014 season with a action packed pro/am at the Chase Park Plaza. [more]

Futrell Focused on Debut

Published Friday, January 17th, 2014

Scott Futrell makes his pro debut on Saturday at Shamrock Fighting Championships: Demolition. [more]

Shamrock FC: Demolition - Event Preview

Published Thursday, January 16th, 2014

On Saturday, Shamrock FC returns to Lumiere with SFC: Demolition. [more]

Stand Up with Sid - Episode 2

Published Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Sid returns for a class on the spinning backfist. [more]

Baker Makes Big Debut

Published Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Tom Baker will make his professional debut at Shamrock FC: Demolition[more]

Alp Ozkilic - UFC Fight Night 35

Published Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

St. Louis' favorite slice of Turkish Delight is back in the UFC cage this afternoon. [more]

Woods Working to a Win

Published Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Sal Woods will face Vincent Eazelle in the co-main event of Rumble at the Chase. [more]

Rumble at the Chase - Event Preview

Published Monday, January 13th, 2014

Rumble Time will kick off 2014 with a trip to a legendary St. Louis landmark. [more]

Cage Championships 46 - Event Recap

Published Sunday, January 12th, 2014

Cage Champs kicked off 2014 with a return to the Big Eagles Hall in Sullivan. [more]

Pro Fighter of the Year: Josh Sampo

Published Friday, January 10th, 2014

2013 Pro Fighter of the Year as voted by the fans[more]

Amateur Fighter of the Year: Damian Newman

Published Thursday, January 9th, 2014

The votes have been cast, you selected Damian Newman as our amateur of the year. [more]

Breakout Fighter of the Year: Susie Wyatt

Published Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

The community has voted and Susie Wyatt is our Breakout Fighter of the year. [more]

Story of the Year: SCMMA Flyweights Sign in the Same Week

Published Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

In a big year for St. Louis MMA, you voted this as our top story. [more]

Ammy Fight of the Year: Newman vs Lukowsky

Published Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

The community has voted and Damian Newman vs Ira Lukowsky has won our award for Ammy Fight of the Year[more]

Pro Fight of the Year: Freeman vs Washington

Published Monday, January 6th, 2014

The community has voted and Robert Washington vs Zach Freeman has won our award for Pro Fight of the Year. [more]

KJ Notebook: 2014 Pro Previews

Published Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

We have big news on Tyron Woodley, Alp Ozkilic, and more. [more]

"Nightmare" Not Backing Down

Published Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

A quick look at one of the area's best amateurs, Jake Roberts. [more]

2013 STL MMA Awards - Breakout Athlete

Published Monday, December 30th, 2013

We make a case for all of the breakout athletes. [more]

Fight Hard - 12-28 Event Recap

Published Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Fight Hard MMA closed out a busy 2013 for St. Louis MMA with a return to the Family Arena[more]

Fight Hard - 12/28 Event Preview

Published Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Here is our preview of the upcoming Fight Hard MMA event at the Family Arena[more]

On The Mat: Kenny Monday Interview

Published Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Special for Knuckle Junkies, interview with wrestling coach Kenny Monday. [more]

KJ Power Rankings - December 2013

Published Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

The staff has analyzed and brooded over the top professional fighters in the area and ranked them 1 thru 10. [more]

MMASF: Mitchell vs Helm - Event Recap

Published Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Jim Jenkins and the MMA Sport Federation wrapped up their 2013[more]

2013 STL MMA Awards - Ammy of the Year

Published Friday, December 20th, 2013

We make the case for each nominee and let you decide. [more]

Stand Up with Sid - Episode 1

Published Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Introducing a new re-occurring column featuring Sid Gee. [more]

2013 STL MMA Awards - Ammy Fight of the Year

Published Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

We make the case for each nominee and let you decide. [more]

KJ: Unfiltered Episode 5 - Matt Ricehouse

Published Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Vaghi brown belt and Strikeforce-vet Matt Ricehouse joins us for our 5th episode. [more]

MMASF: Mitchell vs Helm - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

MMASF returns Friday to the Heart of St. Charles. Check out our preview of the event. [more]

2013 STL MMA Awards - Pro Fighter of the Year

Published Friday, December 13th, 2013

These are the nominees for Fighter of the Year. [more]

Catching up with Cella

Published Thursday, December 12th, 2013

The first half of Adam Cella’s 2013 was so bananas that it was bound to slow down so he could catch his breath. [more]

Alp prepares for UFC debut

Published Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Alp Ozkilic will make his UFC debut on Saturday [more]

2013 STL MMA Awards - Pro Fight of the Year

Published Monday, December 9th, 2013

Five pro fights have been selected, you pick which one was the best. [more]

Shamrock FC: Invincible - Event Recap

Published Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Full results from Saturday's Shamrock FC: Invincible from River City Casino in St. Louis[more]

2013 STL MMA Awards - Story of the Year

Published Friday, December 6th, 2013

There were headlines and then there were HEADLINES. You decide which one deserves the top slot. [more]

Gullet goes for it

Published Thursday, December 5th, 2013

21st Century's Rebecca Gullet will be making her professional debut Saturday at Shamrock FC: Invincible[more]

Royer Ready for the Pros

Published Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Kain Royer will be making his pro debut as part of the main card of Shamrock FC: Invincible [more]

2013 STL MMA Awards - The Nominees

Published Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Vote now for your favorite pro and amateur fighters in one of six categories selected by KJ staff. [more]

Guns 'N Hoses 2013 - Event Recap

Published Thursday, November 28th, 2013

The 27th Annual Budweiser Gun ‘N Hoses event at Scott Trace Center[more]

KJ: Unfiltered Episode 4 - Ezra Lenon

Published Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

We welcome our fourth guest, Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu ace, Ezra Lenon. [more]

Sampo prepares for UFC debut

Published Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

It’s been an arduous path to the UFC for St. Louis flyweight Josh Sampo. [more]

Breaking News: Alp gets the call

Published Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Turkish-born Alp Ozkilic finally received the call he had been waiting on. [more]

Guns 'N Hoses - Event Preview

Published Monday, November 25th, 2013

The 27th Annual Guns ‘N Hoses event will take place this Wednesday at Scottrade Center. [more]

PGFL: Brawls on Broadway - Event Recap

Published Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Full results and recap from Saturay night's Proving Grounds Fight League at South Broadway Athletic Club[more]

Sanchez, Meredith meet at RFA 11

Published Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Andrew Sanchez, out of Finney’s MMA, will fight on Friday’s main card of Resurrection Fighting Alliance 11 [more]

On The Mat: Lee Pritts Interview

Published Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Special for Knuckle Junkies, interview with wrestling coach Lee Pritts. [more]

Breaking News: Sampo gets the call

Published Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Flyweight Josh Sampo got the news today that he will be fighting in the UFC. [more]

KJ: Unfiltered Episode 3 - Andrew Sanchez

Published Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

KJ: Unfiltered welcomes its first fighter to the podcast, Andrew Sanchez. [more]

T-Wood ready for Koscheck clash

Published Friday, November 15th, 2013

On Saturday, Tyron Woodley takes on Josh Koscheck on the main card of UFC 167[more]

KJ: Unfiltered Episode 2 - Mike Rogers

Published Monday, November 11th, 2013

This week, KJ editor Brett Auten sits down with Mike Rogers. [more]

TWood welcomes the UFC to STL

Published Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

The UFC paid a visit to ATT Evolution on Tuesday to meet the St. Louis fans[more]

Shamrock FC and Spire announce partnership

Published Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Announcing a partnership of two of the area's first class organizations. [more]

MMASF: Journey to the Top 3 - Event Recap

Published Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

It was a night where the hometown kid got dropped in the main event, and a match-up of two local fan favorites ended in ... [more]

Donahue steps in, steps up

Published Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Jimmy Donahue will headline the MMA Sport Federation Journey to the Top 3 card Friday at the Heart of St Charles. [more]

White right back

Published Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Alex White’s last trip to the cage ended in victory and a strange one at that. [more]

Strawweight Showdown: Porter vs O'Connor

Published Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Friday brings a highly anticipated match-ups between Ken Porter and Danny O'Connor. [more]

AMMO - Event Recap

Published Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Chris Heatherly notched the biggest win of his career Saturday. [more]

Warriors for Heroes - A.M.M.O. Event Preview

Published Monday, October 21st, 2013

On Saturday October 26, AMMO will take over Chaifetz Arena[more]

NFA: Kicks are for Kids - Event Recap

Published Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Another memorable night of amateur MMA from the Nemesis Fighting Alliance. [more]

NFA: Kicks are for Kids - Event Preview

Published Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The Nemesis Fighting Alliance returns this Saturday to the Farmington Civic Center. [more]

Shamrock FC: Relentless - Event Recap

Published Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Luigi Fioravanti wins in his St. Louis debut at Shamrock FC[more]

Rumble Time - 10/11 Event Recap

Published Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Fight fans huddled together inside the Ameristar Casino for a night of mixed action. [more]

Sampo slated to test CFA strap

Published Friday, October 11th, 2013

Josh Sampo vs Sam Thao is the main event for Saturday's CFA 12 in Miami, FL[more]

The Sandman looks to even Pro Record

Published Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Bo Smith will return to the cage Saturday when he takes on Kyle Walker at Shamrock FC[more]

A look ahead at Muay Thai in North America

Published Thursday, October 10th, 2013

In the next four weeks the US will see some of the best Muay Thai and kickboxing events ever put together on US soil[more]

Washington, Spain will be Relentless

Published Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Rob Washington and Charon Spain is the co-main event at Shamrock FC: Relentless[more]

Luigi: At Long Last

Published Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Saturday, Fioravanti will get to do what we've all wanted him to do since he landed here. [more]

Pick Your Poison 2 - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Featuring a variety of contests that include: pro boxing, pro muay thai, and amateur K1 and MMA. [more]

Fight Hard - 10/5 Event Recap

Published Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Montuelle Prater continues to roll with a unanimous decisions victory on Saturday night. [more]

Santana hopes to derail Prater's pressure

Published Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Monutelle Prater vs Cristian Santana headlines the October return of Fight Hard[more]

Fight Hard - 10/5 Event Preview

Published Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Fight Hard returns on Saturday with a main event of Prater vs Santana[more]

Michael Dreisbach: Cutting Ahead

Published Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The cutman from O'Fallon, IL is quickly building a formidable resume[more]

KJ Notebook: Giant-sized News

Published Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

We round up all the area's news bits and throw them together for the KJ Notebook[more]

Cage Champs 45 - Event Recap

Published Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

The reign of "Prince" Christian Camp continues as the featherweight from Springfield was victorious on Saturda ... [more]

Rumble in the Park - Event Recap

Published Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Powell wins in the main event with a heel hook. [more]

On The Mat: Wrestling is Saved

Published Friday, September 20th, 2013

Wrestling has been voted back into the Olympics. [more]

Cage Champs 45 - Event Preview

Published Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

McGinnis vs Camp for the State Title plus a live performance from The Cauliflowers[more]

Rumble in the Park - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Rumble Time returns on Saturday to the Dwight Davis Tennis Center[more]

Hollywood Fights - Event Recap

Published Sunday, September 15th, 2013

Heatherly and Livingston victorious at Hollywood[more]

Bo Knows MMA

Published Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

"Bad News" Bo Kunz will be making his professional debut this Saturday at the Hollywood Casino [more]

PGFL: Grand Prix Finals - Event Recap

Published Sunday, September 8th, 2013

Full results from Saturday's event at the South Broadway Athletic Club[more]

Fall 2013 Events Preview

Published Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Get out your calendar, because here are a few fall brawls that you should know about[more]

PGFL: Grand Prix 2013 Finals - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Proving Grounds Fight League returns to the historic South Broadway Athletic Club on Saturday[more]

Alex White Rises

Published Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Alex White will face Roy Babcock at Titan 26 live on AXS TV. [more]

Mighty Mississippi Fights 2 - Event Recap

Published Saturday, August 24th, 2013

For the second straight year Shady Jack's has played host to amateur mixed martial arts. [more]

KJ Power Rankings - August

Published Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

The staff has analyzed and brooded over the top professional fighters in the area and ranked them 1 thru 10. [more]

Rumble Time - September Event Preview

Published Monday, August 19th, 2013

The Irish Outlaw headlines a mixed card of boxing, muay thai, and MMA at Ameristar[more]

Hahn Warrior Weekend - Event Recap

Published Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Clayton no shows main event. Smith, Moffitt more than make up for it[more]

Opportunity Awaits

Published Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Chris Heatherly faces Alex Garcia[more]

#cutlife

Published Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Matt Marsden gave up his steady job to peruse a personal dream of becoming a professional cut man. [more]

Souders turns pro

Published Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Tony Souders is taking the next step in his career and will face Ray Clayton in the main event of Saturday's Warrio ... [more]

Shamrock FC: Havoc - Event Recap

Published Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Ken Porter finished quickly in the main event and sent the crowd home early on Saturday night. [more]

Porter tailor made for Havoc

Published Friday, August 9th, 2013

Ken Porter vs Josh Epps is the main event for Saturday's Shamrock FC: Havoc[more]

Epps set for Porter

Published Thursday, August 8th, 2013

On Saturday is a flyweight match-up between two fighters who are beginning their professional crest takes center-stage i ... [more]

Highfill on the Rise

Published Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Twenty-two-year-old Aaron Highfill is starting to emerge as one of the top amateurs in the region. [more]

Shamrock FC and Backstoppers partner up

Published Monday, August 5th, 2013

Shamrock FC to add MMA to the annual Guns 'N Hoses event. [more]

Rumble Time Promotions - August Event Recap

Published Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

It was an emotional night when two fighters with a lot of history settled their differences in the cage. [more]

On The Mat: Wrestling Dominance

Published Friday, August 2nd, 2013

How and why collegiate wrestlers are in a position of dominance in professional MMA[more]

Rumble Time Promotions - August Event Preview

Published Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Rumble Time MMA sets up shop at its familiar digs at the Ameristar Casino on Friday. [more]

John Davis: Mind Over Matter

Published Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

After two false starts, 32-year old Davis will finally make his pro debut Friday night[more]

Cool Co-Main: Jimmy Donahue

Published Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Jimmy Donahue takes on Jimmy Kim on Friday when Rumble Time MMA returns to the Ameristar Casino. [more]

Cage Championships 44 - Event Recap

Published Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Christian Camp is victorious in the main event of Cage Champs 44 in Rolla, MO[more]

MMASF: Mitchell vs Futrell - Event Recap

Published Saturday, July 27th, 2013

A freak injury derailed what otherwise would have been an exciting main event. [more]

What does it take?

Published Thursday, July 25th, 2013

The Complete Fighter Series continues with Muay Thai columnist Patrick Christie[more]

Spire unveils WMMA rankings

Published Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Spire has updated their amateur rankings to include the women's bantamweight division. [more]

MMASF: Mitchell vs Futrell - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Action returns to the "best little venue" in St. Charles this Friday. [more]

Fight Hard: Newman vs Lukowsky - Event Recap

Published Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Both fighters came out throwing heat and neither took their foot of the pedal until there was a victor. [more]

Newman vs Lukowsky - Batamweight Battle

Published Thursday, July 18th, 2013

The main event has the markings of a fight of the year candidate and will feautre Ira Lukowskytaking on Damian Newman[more]

Local pros hit the road

Published Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Three of the region’s top pros have plans for big fights outside the shadow of the Gateway Arch. [more]

Mama Beast Fights Hard

Published Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Flyweight Susie Wyatt will be climbing back into the cage on Saturday[more]

Curtright takes a step up versus Prater

Published Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

Ht Hard MMA is set to fill up the St. Charles Family Arena once again. [more]

Mid-Year Report Card - Part 2

Published Friday, July 12th, 2013

Like looking for change under the couch cushions we’re going to take a quick look at the first half of 2013, assess the ... [more]

Smashley eyes Invicta return

Published Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Saturday at Invicta FC 6 in Kansas City will mark Cummins return to the cage[more]

Thank You St. Louis!

Published Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

All of the beans have been counted and though the tally was a tad short of what was hoped, it still feels like hands hav ... [more]

Mid-Year Report Card - Part 1

Published Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Like looking for change under the couch cushions we’re going to take a quick look at the first half of 2013, assess the ... [more]

Rumble Time Promotions - August Fight Card

Published Friday, July 5th, 2013

Rumble Time returns August 2nd, here is the full fight card. [more]

Fight Song

Published Thursday, June 27th, 2013

A few of our favorite walkout songs, a list of those needing to be retired, and suggestions for new ones. [more]

MMASF: Journey to the Top 2 - Recap

Published Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

Full results and recap of Saturday's action from the St. Louis Sports Center in Affton, Mo[more]

Fioravanti: Food poisoning causes withdraw

Published Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

A post weigh-in dinner at a well-known Mexican restaurant was the reason behind Luigi Fioravanti withdrawal from last ni ... [more]

Shamrock FC: Cigar Club Fight Night

Published Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

It just keeps on keeping on. A mere seven days after Shamrock Promotions' sold-out 15th anniversary event at Ri ... [more]

Walker set to battle Buehler

Published Friday, June 21st, 2013

Kyle Walker will take on Jake Buehler in the opener at the MMASF event on Saturday[more]

MMASF: Journey to the Top 2 - Event Preview

Published Thursday, June 20th, 2013

This event will be held Saturday at the St. Louis Sports Complex in Affton. [more]

Through the lens: Chris Heatherly

Published Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Enjoy this engrossing collection of photos that capture Heatherly, through the lens. [more]

Fight Master Preview with Darryl Cobb

Published Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Darryl Cobb is a veteran of the St. Louis fight scene but on Wednesday night he will be branching out. [more]

Eric Irvin 2.0

Published Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Rebuilt and retooled, a new Eric Irvin is going to be unveiled on Saturday night. [more]

Shamrock FC: Uprising - Event Recap

Published Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Shamrock FC made a splashing debut at the River City Casino on Saturday. [more]

On The Mat: Changing levels

Published Thursday, June 13th, 2013

One aspect of wrestling that has a big impact on MMA fights and who comes out the victor[more]

The Sensation focused on rematch

Published Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Sports fans love to see rematches and Saturday Ken "The Sensation" Porter will get that opportunity when he fa ... [more]

Cella, Weston discuss Uprising

Published Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

We caught up with main and co-main participants, Adam Cella and Josh West as they put he finishing touches on their trai ... [more]

Shamrock FC Birthday Blowout

Published Monday, June 10th, 2013

On June 15, Jesse Finney and Shamrock FC will celebrate their 15th anniversary at River City Casino's brand new 1,6 ... [more]

Shamrock FC: Uprising - Event Preview

Published Thursday, June 6th, 2013

On Saturday, June 15th Shamrock FC will make its debut at River City Casino. [more]

Freeman, Lindsey: A Titanic Match-up

Published Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Zach Freeman will fight fellow unbeaten Jake Lindsey in the co-main event of Titan Fighting Championship 25: Fight for t ... [more]

Cage Championships 43 - Event Recap

Published Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

Cage Championships returned Saturday to the Big Eagles Hall. Here are the results. [more]

Road to Glory (Semis) - Event Recap

Published Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Lankford and Prater advance to the finals of the Lightweight Grand Prix[more]

Alp: Fight Night

Published Friday, May 31st, 2013

This is Part Three of a three-part feature on flyweight Alptekin “Alp” Ozkilic out of St. Charles MMA[more]

Weekend Preview: June 1st

Published Friday, May 31st, 2013

Two local promotions going on the same night, plus a local pro getting a fight on live TV. [more]

Alp: Welcome to America

Published Thursday, May 30th, 2013

This is Part Two of a three-part feature on flyweight Alptekin “Alp” Ozkilic out of St. Charles MMA[more]

Alp: In the Beginning

Published Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

This is Part One of a three-part feature on flyweight Alptekin “Alp” Ozkilic out of St. Charles MMA[more]

MMASF: Kunz vs Mitchell - Event Recap

Published Saturday, May 25th, 2013

The victory on Friday marks the second straight submission win for Bo Kunz. [more]

MMASF: Kunz vs Mitchell - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

When Kunz and Mitchell step into the cage on Friday night they will have more to gain than your typical amateur fight. [more]

Shamrock FC: Annihilation - Event Recap

Published Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Garrett Gross made very quick work of his opponent Nic Anderson winning the main event. [more]

The Science of Jiu-Jitsu: Worlds Preview

Published Friday, May 17th, 2013

The IBJJF World Championship is the most prestigious Jiu Jitsu tournament in the world, and features thousands of compet ... [more]

Godeker prepared for Annihilation

Published Thursday, May 16th, 2013

<i>(Photo courtesy of Joe Nuelle and Shamrock FC)</i> Mixed martial arts is one of the most fast paced, e ... [more]

Shamrock FC: Annihilation - Event Preview

Published Thursday, May 16th, 2013

When the doors open on Saturday night it will be the fourth Pro/Am of the year. [more]

Luigi Fioravanti - Back in the Saddle

Published Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Luigi Fioravanti is knocking the dust off his gloves and mouthpiece. [more]

Summer Events Preview

Published Friday, May 10th, 2013

Get out the calendar and black sharpie, because here are few summer scraps that you should know about. [more]

KJ Notebook: Cinco De Mayhem postmortem

Published Monday, May 6th, 2013

The dust has settled from the recent Rumble Time event, and our chief scribe tries to make sense of it all. [more]

Cinco De Mayhem - Recap

Published Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Full recap from Friday night's Cinco De Mayhem at the Ameristar in St. Charles[more]

On The Mat: Wrestling in the UFC

Published Friday, May 3rd, 2013

As we saw in the last two UFC events, wrestling can be utilized in various ways to achieve victory inside of the cage. [more]

Collier calm before the Mayhem

Published Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Jake Collier feels he should make quick work of Quartus Stitt in Friday's main event. [more]

Feutral Focused on Slattery for Pro Debut

Published Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Harlan Feutral is set to make his pro debut on the main card of Friday's Rumble Time Promotions Cinco De Mayhem[more]

Infamous Spyder makes pro debut

Published Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Moffitt will take on veteran Yohance Flager from Illinois in a co-main event. [more]

Cinco De Mayhem - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Rumble Time returns Friday to the Ameristar Casino[more]

NFA: Night of Fire - Recap

Published Sunday, April 28th, 2013

It was a night of fists and fire in Farmington as the Nemesis Fighting Alliance returned[more]

Cagetime Productions - Results

Published Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Results from Cagetime Productions at the Machinist Hall in Bridgeton. [more]

Souders set for Night of Fire

Published Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Souders will be in the main event for Saturday’s NFA: Night of Fire where he will take on Bill Dwyer[more]

Shamrock FC Targets New Market

Published Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Aptly named, SFC: Invasion will launch in 48 hours in Kansas City. [more]

NFA: Night of Fire - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The Nemesis Fighting Alliance returns to the Farmington Civic Center on Saturday. [more]

Leg break forces Benoist off UFC on FX 8

Published Friday, April 19th, 2013

It was announced today that UFC welterweight Lance Benoist suffered a break in his leg and was forced to pull out of his ... [more]

Coming Soon: We Hope!

Published Thursday, April 18th, 2013

St. Louis isn’t accustomed to seeing professional Muay Thai fights, though there is no shortage of amateur shows in the ... [more]

3 Ways to Improve Outside of the Academy

Published Thursday, April 11th, 2013

It is vitally important to dedicate time outside of the academy towards developing your technique, physical condition, a ... [more]

Rumble Time Promotions - May Fight Card

Published Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Rumble Time returns May 3rd with Cinco De Mayhem at the Ameristar Casino. [more]

KJ Notebook: Journey to the Top postmortem

Published Monday, April 8th, 2013

The dust has settled from the recent CFE event, and our chief scribe tries to make sense of it all. [more]

Journey to the Top - Event Recap

Published Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Two local pros continued their journey to the top on Friday night as Cage Fighting Events took over the Heart of St. Cha ... [more]

Midwest Ultimate Cage Fights - Results

Published Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Results from Midwest Ultimate Cage Fights - Springfield Rumble[more]

On The Mat: Advantages of Wrestling

Published Thursday, April 4th, 2013

This month I touch on how wrestlers train and the advantages for MMA fighters. [more]

Team Hahn ready to rebound

Published Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Two teammates are ready to establish themselves in the pro ranks and secure their first professional win. [more]

Heatherly vs Kocani - Main Event Preview

Published Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

An alluring main event is slated for Friday’s Cage Fighting Events at the Heart of St. Charles. [more]

Cella talks TUF, Vegas, and 'the kick'

Published Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Come Saturday, Adam Cella will step inside the UFC octagon. [more]

The Wolverine turns pro

Published Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The time is now, the switch has been flipped, and there's no turning back for Hugh Pulley. [more]

Cage Fighting Events - Promotional Update

Published Monday, April 1st, 2013

A look at what Jim Jenkins and CFE have planned. [more]

NFA: Night of Fire - Card Announced

Published Friday, March 29th, 2013

On April 27th, the Nemesis Fighting Alliance are returning to the Farmington Convention Center for "Night of Fire&q ... [more]

Up for the challenge

Published Thursday, March 28th, 2013

A column by UFC-vet Kyle Watson on raising your game to The Next Level[more]

Shamrock FC: Fusion - Event Recap

Published Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Dan McGlasson surfed dangerous waters Saturday night and came away with his hand raised. [more]

Proving Grounds GP 2013 - Event Recap

Published Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

It was a night of submissions at South Broadway Athletic Club with nearly every fight ending by way of tap out. [more]

Behind the lens - Shamrock FC

Published Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Photographer Jimmy Range takes us behind the lens for some of his favorite Shamrock FC photos. [more]

Thomas focused on turnaround

Published Thursday, March 21st, 2013

TJ Thomas dove headfirst into mixed martial arts and along the way picked up more than a few lessons at the school of li ... [more]

Proving Grounds: The Road to Glory - Event Preview

Published Thursday, March 21st, 2013

On Saturday the Proving Grounds returns for the opening round of their 2013 Lightweight Grand Prix. [more]

The Predator primed for Proving Grounds title

Published Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Twenty-year-old Jesse Farmer looks to improve his 4-1 record Saturday night with a title on the line. [more]

Shamrock FC - March Promotion Update

Published Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

News on the June 15th show, expansion in Kansas City, new Hit Squad location, and more. [more]

Shamrock FC: Fusion - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Shamrock Fighting Championships returns to the Lumiere Place Casino this Saturday for Fusion[more]

Cage Champs 42 - Event Recap

Published Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Jason Ostrowski was victorious Saturday night becoming the Spire Heavyweight State Champ[more]

Sweet Science: Takedown defense

Published Friday, March 15th, 2013

Techniques to practice to prevent your opponent from getting a leg. [more]

SCMMA Duo look to do damage at Cage Champs

Published Thursday, March 14th, 2013

SCMMA's Slattery and Powell battle for belts at this weekend's Cage Championships[more]

Cage Championships 42 - Event Preview

Published Monday, March 11th, 2013

Cage Championships will continue its legacy this weekend with another all-amateur event. [more]

Black Cat Bash 2 - Results

Published Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Event results from NFA's Black Cat Bash 2[more]

Back and Forth with BeeJay Smith

Published Monday, March 4th, 2013

We caught up with Smith to pick his brain on a variety of topics. [more]

Mike England, In His Words

Published Friday, March 1st, 2013

If you have been a fighter, coach, or spectator over the last 15 years then you have surely caught a glimpse of Mike Eng ... [more]

On The Mat: Wrestling Styles

Published Thursday, February 28th, 2013

There are 3 distinct styles or sets of rules for wrestling. [more]

Team USA Travels to Ireland

Published Monday, February 25th, 2013

In the month the Irish people celebrate their patron saint St. Patrick, Team USA will be traveling to Dublin and going t ... [more]

The Science of Jiu-Jitsu - 2013 Jiu-Jitsu Season

Published Thursday, February 21st, 2013

The Complete Fighter series continues with another offering from our bjj columnist Tyler Bishop. [more]

Rumble Time Promotions - Event Recap

Published Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Alp Ozkilic’s debut at flyweight was both persistent and powerful. [more]

Checkin' in with the American Kid

Published Friday, February 15th, 2013

Rumors began swirling late last week about St. Louis’ own Justin Lawrence’s return to the UFC cage. [more]

Gym Talk: FACT or FICTION

Published Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Our Muay Thai Columnist Patrick Christie punches out the truth in this week's Complete Fighter Series. [more]

Rumble Time - Main Card Preview pt 2

Published Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Here a peek at the rest of the main card that includes two pro debuts and four fighters who know a thing or two about th ... [more]

Rumble Time - Main Card Preview pt 1

Published Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Rumble Time Promotions is back at it Friday night at the Ameristar Casino. [more]

Rumble Time Promotions - Undercard Preview

Published Monday, February 11th, 2013

When the Rumble Time bell rings on Friday night at the Ameristar Casino it will be the amateurs leading things off. [more]

Cage Fighting Events - February 8th Recap

Published Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Some great matchups featuring dominate finishes, decisions, and submissions [more]

Spire Annual Award Winners

Published Friday, February 8th, 2013

On Friday, the Spire Sanctioning Alliance announced the winners for their annual awards. [more]

CFE: Mapes vs Helm - Event Preview

Published Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Matt Helm takes on Cord Mapes in the main event on Friday at the Heart of St. Charles[more]

T-Wood tackles the UFC

Published Friday, February 1st, 2013

At UFC 156 in Las Vegas, Woodley (10-1) will take on veteran Jay Hieron (23-6)[more]

Looking for a few good men

Published Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Rob Zbilski is sending the best young Americans he can find to compete against fighters from all across the globe. [more]

Introducing: On the Mat with David Mirikitani

Published Thursday, January 31st, 2013

The newest addition to our Complete Fighter Series[more]

Shamrock FC: Fury - Event Recap

Published Sunday, January 27th, 2013

In the main event Steve Mann made his Missouri debut in the main event against fellow welterweight Danny Andrews. [more]

Cage Champs 41 - Event Recap

Published Sunday, January 27th, 2013

The Big Eagles Hall in Sullivan was swollen to capacity on Saturday with a standing room only crowd that stayed late int ... [more]

Mann readies for the spotlight

Published Friday, January 25th, 2013

Jesse Finney has been telling anyone within earshot that Steve Mann is the top young talent in his gyms. On Saturday ... [more]

The Science of Jiu-Jitsu - Siscoe prepares for a fight

Published Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Our jiu-jitsu columnist Tyler Bishop is back with a video documenting the pre-fight training of teammate AJ Siscoe. ... [more]

Schell's debut part of SFC Fury

Published Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Brian Schell makes his pro debut when Shamrock Fighting Championships brings Fury to a sold-out Lumiere Casino on Saturd ... [more]

Cage Championships 41 - Event Preview

Published Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Cage Championships gets back to the basics in Sullivan on Saturday. [more]

Fight Hard Event Recap - January 19th

Published Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Zach Freeman and Rob Washington rattled the rafters sent a packed Family Arena home fulfilled Saturday night. The two ... [more]

Freeman focused on Fight Hard title

Published Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Zach Freeman and Robert Washington first crossed paths a few years back at a NAGA tournament. On Saturday, the two will ... [more]

The Beast fights hard

Published Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Saturday night will be the toughest challenge he's faced locally and a win against Freeman could lead on to bigger ... [more]

Sampo seeks CFA strap

Published Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Sampo is slated to take on Alexis Vila in a five-round title bout. [more]

Irvin reaches for a star

Published Monday, January 14th, 2013

Eric Irvin gets the chance of his fighting career on Saturday when he faces Charlie Brenneman, an eight-fight veteran of ... [more]

Shamrock FC - Promotional Update

Published Monday, January 14th, 2013

There's been a beehive's worth of buzz coming out of the Shamrock FC / Finney's MMA[more]

Pro Fighter of the Year: Zach Freeman

Published Friday, January 11th, 2013

It was a roller coaster ride for Zach Freeman in 2012. For his career, Freeman is a perfect 6-0 with half of his wins co ... [more]

Amateur Fighter of the Year: Kirk Huff

Published Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The epitome of a mixed martial artist, Kirk Huff kept adding arrows to his quiver in 2012. [more]

Gearfest, part 2 - Gloves

Published Thursday, January 10th, 2013

A few months ago we looked at equipment, specifically what any student of muay Thai should have in the gear bag. Let ... [more]

Breakout Fighter of the Year: Chris Heatherly

Published Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

It should come as no surprise that the popular fighter out of Berger’s MMA and SouthSide Fight Club would garner a boatl ... [more]

Pro Fight of the Year: Sampo vs Campuzano

Published Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

"This was the most exciting live fight I've ever seen," Jim Jenkins said. "And I've seen hundre ... [more]

Ammy Fight of the Year: Newman vs Taylor

Published Monday, January 7th, 2013

The community has voted and Damian Newman vs Fierce Taylor has won our award for Amateur Fight of the Year. [more]

Fight Hard MMA - January Fight Card

Published Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Fight Hard MMA kicks off the 2013 Mixed Martial Arts season with another stellar card. [more]

Rumble Time Promotions - February Fight Card

Published Friday, January 4th, 2013

On February 15th, Rumble Time returns to the Ameristar Casino. [more]

2012 STL MMA Awards - Fighter of the Year

Published Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

A breakdown of the five pro fighters nominated for our Fighter of the Year[more]

Inside the gym: River City MMA

Published Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Minutes from downtown St. Louis, River City MMA features everything an aspiring martial arts could need. [more]

KJ Notebook: December 14th

Published Friday, December 14th, 2012

News on a MMA reality show open casting call, and upcoming fights for local fighters. [more]

Big Show...Believe

Published Thursday, December 13th, 2012

A column by UFC-vet Kyle Watson on raising your game to The Next Level[more]

2012 STL MMA Awards - Amateur Fighter

Published Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

The five amateur fighters up for our Amateur Fighter of the Year[more]

Keep an eye on

Published Monday, December 10th, 2012

Fighters to watch for in 2013[more]

Sampo signs with CFA

Published Friday, December 7th, 2012

On Thursday, Josh Sampo put the finishing touches on a contract with Championship Fighting Alliance. [more]

Last Man Standing

Published Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

The one night tournament is back. [more]

2012 STL MMA Awards - Breakout Fighter

Published Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

The five pro’s up for 2012 Breakout Fighter of the Year[more]

Shamrock FC: Domination - recap

Published Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

Kevin Engel and Vincent Eazelle lived up to the title of Saturday’s Shamrock Fighting Championships: Domination. [more]

Proving Grounds: Blood & Ice - recap

Published Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

This was the last show of the calendar year for Proving Grounds Fight League, returning to familiar ground at the South ... [more]

Engel talks past, present, and future

Published Friday, November 30th, 2012

At 32, things are starting to come together in the long fighting career of Kevin Engel. [more]

Proving Grounds: Blood & Ice - preview

Published Thursday, November 29th, 2012

On Saturday night Proving Grounds Fight League closes out their season with "Blood & Ice"[more]

The Science of Jiu-Jitsu - Secret to better jiu-jitsu

Published Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Is there a secret to getting better at jiu jitsu?[more]

Shamrock FC: Domination - preview

Published Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Saturday night will be the final show of the calendar year and it appears Shamrock FC has saved the best for las[more]

Bellator makes it right for White

Published Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Christmas came early for Alex White in the form of a three-fight contract with Bellator[more]

Local Pros Talk Strikeforce Closing

Published Friday, November 16th, 2012

Barring any last-minute changes, Strikeforce's January 12th card will be the companies last. [more]

Microphone Domination

Published Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

If you've been to a live MMA event in St. Charles lately, there's a good chance you've heard Dave Davis o ... [more]

Fight Hard MMA: 11-10-12 recap

Published Sunday, November 11th, 2012

Full results from an action packed night at the Family Arena[more]

Fight Hard: Gwaltney vs Washington

Published Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Washington and Gwaltney will meet in a lightweight bout as the co-main event when Fight Hard MMA returns to the Family A ... [more]

Fight Hard 11-10-12 - Event Preview

Published Thursday, November 8th, 2012

On Saturday, one of the region's top fight promotions returns with its legion of fans. [more]

Cobb relishes Bellator opportunity

Published Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Cobb will fight Friday on the main card of Bellator 80 against hard-hitting Brett Cooper. [more]

Gearfest: What you need to know

Published Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

As a muay Thai trainer I get a lot of questions about which gear is needed, what brand is the best, etc. [more]

KJ Notebook: November 5th

Published Monday, November 5th, 2012

News on the upcoming Shamrock FC card, Spire Welterweight tourney, as well as St. Charles MMA calendar[more]

Cage Champs 40 - Recap

Published Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Chris ‘Stump’ Heatherly made quick, clean work of Sal Woods at Cage Championships 40 on Saturday. [more]

Rumble on the River - Results

Published Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Full results from Rumble on the River[more]

Cage Champs 40 Preview

Published Friday, November 2nd, 2012

We talk with Patrick Smith from Cage Championships for our exclusive event preview. [more]

The Science of Jiu-Jitsu - November Roundtable

Published Thursday, November 1st, 2012

The latest edition of the Science of Jiu-Jitsu from our friends over at Bishop BJJ. [more]

Stump VS Woods - Cage Championships 40

Published Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

When Chris Heatherly steps into the cage in Saturday's Cage Championships 40, it will be only his fourth profession ... [more]

Rumble Time: Collier vs Butterfield - Recap

Published Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Full results from the 10/26 Rumble Time event[more]

Rumble Time: Collier vs Butterfield - Event Preview

Published Friday, October 26th, 2012

Rumble Time MMA returns to the Ameristar Casino for an evening of Friday night fights. [more]

Fight Strong - Increasing Overall Power

Published Thursday, October 25th, 2012

A routine that will increase overall body power. [more]

Collier battles Butterfield in the Main Event

Published Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Two tough and talented blue-collar brawlers will meet in the main event as Rumble Time MMA returns to the Ameristar Casi ... [more]

O'Connor dials in on Gainney

Published Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Through foggy eyes, Dan O’Connor got a first-hand look at Carson Gainey. [more]

Big Fights, Big Plans for CMMA

Published Monday, October 22nd, 2012

With a couple of big fights on the horizon, there is a buzz around the gym in Pontoon Beach. [more]

The King of New York

Published Thursday, October 18th, 2012

For one night in September, Joe “The War Chief” Cox was the King of New York, winning Friday Night Fights’ 8-Man Tournam ... [more]

Welcome to the Jungle

Published Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

On Saturday a squadron of amateur fighters will travel to Bogota, Columbia to compete versus Team Columbia. [more]

Chasing Down Chandler

Published Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

EJ Brooks has been dreaming of fighting Michael Chandler long before he took the lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez. [more]

KJ Notebook: October 12th

Published Friday, October 12th, 2012

News on Sid Gee's trip to Japan, Bellator news, Shamrock Domination, and upcoming Spire titles. [more]

To Compete or Not to Compete...

Published Thursday, October 11th, 2012

A new column by UFC-vet Kyle Watson on raising your game to The Next Level[more]

The Phenom

Published Thursday, October 11th, 2012

A word with jiu-jitsu ace Ezra Lenon[more]

Rodrigo Vaghi, In His Word

Published Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Vaghi is currently a 4th degree black belt under Rickson Gracie, and is the highest ranked black belt representative of ... [more]

NAGA Bootcamp *Updated*

Published Monday, October 8th, 2012

Everything you need to know about this weekend's grappling tournament and more![more]

Smashley's Sights Set on Invicta 3

Published Friday, October 5th, 2012

Ashley Cummins will return to the Invicta FC cage to face Scotland’s Joanne Calderwood on Saturday. [more]

Freeman presses on

Published Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

We caught up with the undefeated Freeman after a recent training session to talk about 2012, life outside of the cage, a ... [more]

NFA: Victory Rises - Recap

Published Sunday, September 30th, 2012

A large and well-behaved crowd saw an exciting night of fights at the Farmington Civic Center. [more]

Weekend Preview: September 29th

Published Friday, September 28th, 2012

An exciting Pro/AM at Lumiere Casino and a stacked amateur event at the Farmington Civic Center highlight your weekend p ... [more]

KJ Notebook: September 29th

Published Friday, September 28th, 2012

News on Sampo, Fiore, upcoming cards, and Invicta in this edition of the KJ Notebook[more]

The Science of Jiu-Jitsu - Fall BJJ Preview

Published Thursday, September 27th, 2012

In this weeks episode, we review the Midwest Grappling Open, preview upcoming tournaments, and much more. [more]

Kiko France focused on his Lumiere Debut

Published Thursday, September 27th, 2012

After over a year away from the cage, Francisco ‘Kiko’ France will dust off his slick and lauded jiu-jitsu skills. [more]

NFA: Victory Rises - Event Preview

Published Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

The Nemesis Fighting Alliance returns to the Farmington Civic Center on Saturday for an action-packed, all-amateur show. ... [more]

Brawl in the Ballroom 9.21 Recap

Published Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

While not a clinic on precision technique and crisp, detailed game-planning, Friday's Champions Productions Brawl i ... [more]

Benoist back at it

Published Friday, September 21st, 2012

Three months away from his first professional loss, Lance Benoist returns to the UFC octagon. [more]

Weekend Preview: September 21st & 22nd

Published Friday, September 21st, 2012

A local pro fighting on the grandest of stages, and a couple "brawls" make up your weekend preview. [more]

Fight Strong - Pulling Muscle Groups

Published Thursday, September 20th, 2012

In this edition of Fight Strong we help you gain strength in your pulling muscle groups. [more]

Rain Out: Titan 25 postponed

Published Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Due to the threat of rain, the Titan FC show scheduled for Friday has been postponed. [more]

Alp Ozkilic - Confident and Ready

Published Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

There is an air of confidence surrounding Alp Ozkilic as he prepares for his highest profile fight to date[more]

St. Louis welcomes Titan FC

Published Monday, September 17th, 2012

Titan Fighting Championships is prepped and set to make a sizeable splash in its St. Louis debut on Friday. [more]

Hahn Warrior Weekend Recap

Published Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Hahn's Warrior Weekend wrapped up late Saturday evening with a night of 10 MMA fights and a single kickboxing match ... [more]

Weekend Preview: September 14th & 15th

Published Friday, September 14th, 2012

A busy weekend in St. Louis starts tonight. Two grappling tournaments, two MMA events, and a local pro fights on live ... [more]

Warrior Weekend - Event Preview

Published Thursday, September 13th, 2012

This year Hahn MMA is going big with a two-day event they're calling The Warrior Weekend, featuring: MMA, Kickboxin ... [more]

The Hit Parade: Thailand

Published Thursday, September 13th, 2012

For those with the time and finances to make the trip to Thailand it may very well be the most impactful piece of train ... [more]

Inside the Gym: CMMA

Published Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Recently we were invited to visit CMMA Fighting Systems in Pontoon Beach, IL[more]

Collier gets a Titan of a call

Published Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The highly anticipated arrival of the Titan Fighting Championships debut event in St. Louis is approaching fast. [more]

Twood Keeps on Truckin'

Published Monday, September 10th, 2012

Since suffering the first loss, Tyron Woodley has had time to reflect, move on, and get back into the swing of things. [more]

CageReady Championships Recap

Published Saturday, September 8th, 2012

A great night of amateur fights at the Alton Eagles. [more]

Deep in the heart of Texas: Sampo vs Baneulos

Published Friday, September 7th, 2012

Flyweight Josh Sampo hops back into the saddle next week in what could be the biggest fight of his young career. [more]

Weekend Preview: September 8th

Published Friday, September 7th, 2012

CageReady returns to Alton on Saturday for another great event. [more]

Sweet Science: Footwork

Published Thursday, August 30th, 2012

A boxer is only as good as his feet. [more]

September Slugfests

Published Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

A look a head at a busy September for St. Louis MMA[more]

Thank you St. Louis MMA fans

Published Friday, August 24th, 2012

We just wanted to take a minute to say thanks to all of our new friends in the St. Louis MMA Community. [more]

The Science of Jiu-Jitsu - IBJJF Recap

Published Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

In this weeks episode, we recap the IBJJF Chicago International Open, review upcoming tournaments, and much more. [more]

Battle at the Beach

Published Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

This weekend the city of Pontoon Beach will be holding its 1st Annual Party at the Beach. [more]

Cage Champs 39 Recap

Published Sunday, August 19th, 2012

If there was any question, Alex White answered it[more]

Newman ignites crowd by turning the tables

Published Sunday, August 19th, 2012

SouthSide Fight Club's Damian Newman's intangibles were on full display Saturday[more]

A Saturday smackdown preview

Published Saturday, August 18th, 2012

There are options aplenty if you're a MMA fan in St. Louis tonight. [more]

Sanchez surfs the drama

Published Friday, August 17th, 2012

Andrew Sanchez has some words of advice for Darryl Cobb: “He better be in shape. ”[more]

A versatile circuit

Published Thursday, August 16th, 2012

In the first installation of Fight Strong, I introduced myself and what my background in athletics and strength training ... [more]

Ricehouse ready for Strikeforce Challenge

Published Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

On Saturday, Matt Ricehouse faces his toughest Strikeforce challenge to date. [more]

The Women of Fight Hard MMA

Published Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

It could be said that 2012 is the year Women' MMA made its move into the mainstream. [more]

CC39: Wright vs White

Published Monday, August 13th, 2012

Two of Missouri’s best, young up-and-coming pros will clash in the cage at Cage Championships 39. [more]

Before he became the American Kid

Published Friday, August 10th, 2012

The American Kid was just a kid when I first met him, and now he is much more than that with even more to come. [more]

Making the Connection

Published Thursday, August 9th, 2012

St. Louis recently saw two different seminars by important figures of Muay Thai, one common element: MMA athletes were i ... [more]

Nick LoBosco: Reloaded

Published Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

LoBosco vs Shaeffer will be the main event for Fight Hard MMA at the St. Charles Family Arena. [more]

Fight Hard - Fight card revealed

Published Monday, August 6th, 2012

Here are the matches on the updated fight card. [more]

Unfinished Business - Results

Published Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Live results from Bethalto, IL[more]

Devastating Darryl Cobb

Published Saturday, August 4th, 2012

We sit down with Darryl Cobb before his upcoming fight with Andrew Sanchez[more]

Lights Out

Published Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Weather steals the show in Pacific. . . [more]

Fight Fuel

Published Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Continuing our Complete Fighter Series with Fight Fuel by Tim Mitchell[more]

Engel finds his range in the cage

Published Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Kevin Engel is starting to get a feel for this whole MMA thing. [more]

Shamrock FC - Chaos Event Recap

Published Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Shamrock Fighting Championship put on its finest card since setting up shop at Lumiere Place. [more]

Clash of the Warriors - Recap

Published Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Zach Freeman has always wanted a war. In the main event on Friday, he got just that. [more]

Weekend Preview: July 27th & 28th

Published Friday, July 27th, 2012

Two incredible nights of fights just minutes away, Support the sport and watch the most exciting sport in the world, liv ... [more]

Sweet Science

Published Thursday, July 26th, 2012

5 Components of a Punch[more]

Clash of the Warriors - Event Preview

Published Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Rumble Time Promotions returns to the Ameristar Casino on Friday with another stacked card featuring several of the area ... [more]

Jesse Finney, In His Words

Published Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

In the world of St. Louis MMA, Jesse Finney has been there, done that, and is continuing to just do it. [more]

Freeman. Derrow. Friday.

Published Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Friday night's main event features Aaron "Daddy Long Legs" Darrow vs "The Altar Boy" Zach Freem ... [more]

Shamrock FC - Chaos preview

Published Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Returning Saturday to the Lumiere Place Casino is the next in Shamrock FC's pro/am series, an event titled "Ch ... [more]

Collision Course - Recap

Published Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

The Gateway Fight League and Inner Circle Promotions came together for Collision Course at the St. Louis Sports Center[more]

Brawl in the Ballroom - 7.20.12 Recap

Published Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Full results from Friday's Brawl in the Ballroom[more]

Weekend Preview: July 20th & 21st

Published Friday, July 20th, 2012

Two events Friday and one on Saturday make for a busy weekend in the area. [more]

2012 Muay Thai Classic Recap

Published Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Fighters from Missouri traveled to Des Moines to compete in the all-amateur TBA-SA Muay Thai Classic. [more]

Breaking News: Titan inks deal for St. Louis events

Published Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Announced Wednesday, Titan Fighting Championships will be hosting a nationally-televised event in mid-September in St. L ... [more]

Lawrence returns home from TUF stay

Published Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

This past year has seen Lawrence go from local wunderkind to a full-fledged potential UFC stalwart. [more]

Fight Hard - Promotion Update

Published Monday, July 16th, 2012

Kenny Nowling and crew have regrouped, re-branded, and soon will be back at the Family Arena. [more]

Gracie graces locals on BJJ

Published Monday, July 16th, 2012

Royler Gracie returned the area on Saturday and nearly 90 gi-glad students were ready to soak in as much as they could[more]

The time has come for Tyron Woodley

Published Friday, July 13th, 2012

With purposeful patience, Woodley’s waited for his chance at the Strikeforce welterweight belt [more]

Fight Strong

Published Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Continuing our Complete Fighter Series with Fight Strong by Ryan Sutton[more]

Liz Drew - Road Warrior

Published Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Being a female fighter requires a certain list of traits; you need a good chin, quick feet and hands, and also the abili ... [more]

Welterweight State Title to be decided

Published Friday, July 6th, 2012

Who's the best amateur welterweight in the state? We will soon find out. [more]

The Science of Jiu-Jitsu

Published Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Introducing our BJJ columnist Tyler Bishop. [more]

Inside the Gym: Sauer MMA University

Published Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Recently we were invited to visit the re-located Sauer MMA University in Troy, MO. [more]

"Natural" Disaster Warning

Published Monday, July 2nd, 2012

After completely leveling the middleweight and welterweight divisions in Kansas City, Chad Williams has set it his sight ... [more]

NFA: Infantry Engaged - Recap

Published Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Several quick fights lead to an early night, and sweet relief from the sweltering heat inside the armory. [more]

The Hit Parade

Published Thursday, June 28th, 2012

The Complete Fighter Series: Muay Thai[more]

Derrow vs Freeman - Main Event Rumble Time July

Published Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Undefeated local MMA prospect Zach Freeman will soon face his toughest test yet. [more]

Infantry Engaged preview w BeeJay Smith

Published Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The Nemesis Fighting Alliance returns Saturday. [more]

Cage Champs 38 - Recap

Published Sunday, June 24th, 2012

The organization returned to Sullivan on Saturday and once again a stellar card was in place for Cage Championships 38. [more]

Weekend Preview: June 22nd & 23rd

Published Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Lots to see and do this weekend including the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure. [more]

Dekkers delights and dazzles at local seminar

Published Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Ramon Dekkers was in Fenton on Saturday at Vaghi Martial Arts. [more]

Inside the Gym: Gracie Humaita St. Louis

Published Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Recently we were invited to visit Gracie Humaita in St. Peters[more]

Cage Champs 38 Preview with Patrick Smith

Published Monday, June 18th, 2012

Cage Champs has built an impressive card full of prospects that will be major players in the fight scene for years to co ... [more]

Sport Fighting League: June - Event Recap

Published Saturday, June 16th, 2012

The final show under the Sport Fighting League banner before Jenkins and crew are absorbed into Rumble Time Promotions. ... [more]

Fearless Combat League Recap - 6.16.2012

Published Saturday, June 16th, 2012

Area MMA fans were treated to 8 fights at the American Legion Hall in St. Clair Saturday night. [more]

Weekend Preview : June 15th - 16th

Published Friday, June 15th, 2012

A busy weekend in the St. Louis MMA scene. Two local fights and an incredible Muay Thai seminar. [more]

SFL - A look back at over 40 events

Published Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Jim Jenkins reflects back before the final show under the Sport Fighting League banner. [more]

Matt Marsden: A fighter's best friend

Published Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Marsden is a MMA cutman. From the local amateur shows to the big bright lights of Titan Fighting Championships and Bella ... [more]

Sport Fighting League: June - Event Preview

Published Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

The final show under the Sport Fighting League banner will happen this Friday. [more]

The road back - Benoist returns to the octagon

Published Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

When Lance Benoist steps back into the UFC octagon on Friday, “The Polish Pistola” Seth Baczynski will be waiting for hi ... [more]

Local MMA apparel company making a difference

Published Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Go Hard for a Cure, a fundraiser for the Susan G Komen foundation. [more]

Shamrock FC - Evolution Recap

Published Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

A captivating main event and a much ballyhooed amateur fight were among the highlights Friday night. [more]

Warrior Classic Results

Published Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Tonight at the UAW Hall in Wentzville fight fans were treated to a buffet of combat sports. The Wentzville Warrior Class ... [more]

Nemesis June 30th fightcard revealed

Published Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The Nemesis Fighting Alliance returns June 30th for "Infantry Engaged"[more]

Cella prepares for Evolution

Published Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Adam Cella is ready to be a primetime player. [more]

Bolin prepares for Evolution

Published Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Long considered one of the best amateurs in the St. Louis area, Rickey Bolin makes the leap to the pros on Friday. [more]

Lopes prepares for Evolution

Published Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Lucas Lopes is on a quest. It’s a quest that only ends when his hand is raised in the center of the cage. [more]

Green vs Mottershead - Round 2

Published Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

In a rematch from February, Mike Green will take on James Mottershead at Shamrock FC:Evolution[more]

The Hitman zeroed in on next target

Published Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

From the little town of Troy, Missouri, Jake Hecht is in position to make some big things happen[more]

Rumble Time - May 19th Event Recap

Published Sunday, May 20th, 2012

Arguably the best card St. Louis has seen in some time was at the Ameristar Casino and it failed to disappoint. [more]

Weekend Preview: May 18th - 19th

Published Friday, May 18th, 2012

Two out-of-town shows, and a huge Pro/Am at the Ameristar Casino highlight your weekend. [more]

Campuzano: "I’m going to get into his face and break him."

Published Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Will Campuzanowill break his 13 month fight drought when he steps in against Josh Sampo at the Ameristar Casino. [more]

Event Preview: SFL and Rumble Time - May

Published Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

The SFL and Rumble Time return to the Ameristar Casino on Saturday for a stellar 10-fight card. [more]

Through the lens: Josh Sampo

Published Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Fresh off a victory over Czar Sklavos at April's Fight Me MMA card, Sampo returns to the cage on Saturday in the co ... [more]

GFL 8 - Event Recap

Published Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Gateway Fight League: 8 results from Desoto, MO[more]

Faction 3 - Event Recap

Published Saturday, May 12th, 2012

Faction returned with its third event Friday night. [more]

Weekend Preview: May 11th & 12th

Published Friday, May 11th, 2012

Five shows happening this weekend worthy of your attention, plus must-see TV on the Ultimate Fighter Live. [more]

Voyles set to watch his 'American Kid'

Published Thursday, May 10th, 2012

When Benny Voyles watches his son, fight in Friday's The Ultimate Fighter, it will be with a familiar crew and with ... [more]

MMA Hostile Takeover - Fight card revealed

Published Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

For their second MMA event, Hostile Takeover decided to go big. [more]

Round 2: Newman vs Taylor

Published Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

This matter between Newman and Taylor will be resolved at Faction 3 when they battle in the main event. [more]

Menke leads Fort Riley invasion

Published Monday, May 7th, 2012

The local MMA community is buzzing about a group of amateur fighters from the army base in Fort Riley, Kansas[more]

Devastation Fight Night - Results

Published Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Event results from Devastation Fight Night 5/4/12. From the AC Brase Areana in Cape Girardeau, MO [more]

Andrew Sanchez: The Next Big Thing

Published Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Rodrigo Vaghi helped mold the careers of the UFC's Lance Benoist and Jake Ellenberger and he is about to unleash hi ... [more]

Brazzle's better than ever

Published Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

At 23-years-old, Mike Brazzle feels like it's do or die time. [more]

1st Annual Dustin Pierson Memorial Championships

Published Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

On Saturday, May 12th, CMMA Fighting Systems and the family of Dustin Pierson will hold the Dustin Pierson Memorial Cham ... [more]

NFA: USA vs Canada - Recap

Published Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Saturday night, Nemesis Fighting Alliance presented USA vs Canada. [more]

Shamrock FC - Inferno Recap

Published Saturday, April 28th, 2012

A sold-out crowd filled the Lumiere Theatre on Saturday’s for Shamrock Fighting Promotion: Inferno. [more]

Weekend Preview: April 27th - 28th

Published Friday, April 27th, 2012

Two nearby events and an all-women's card in Kansas City highlight the last weekend of a very busy April. [more]

Return of the Beast

Published Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Rob Washington may be knocking on 30’s door but a lifetime of experiences has passed over his eyes. [more]

Smashley talks Invicta

Published Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Dialed in and determined, Ashley Cummins can’t wait for her fight Saturday at the Invicta Fighting Championships. [more]

Updated: Joe Worden talks USA vs Canada

Published Monday, April 23rd, 2012

We spoke with Destruction MMA coach Joe Worden about Team USA. [more]

KJ Giveaway - Jon Jones Autographed Hat

Published Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Like us on Facebook for a chance to win![more]

Inner Circle 4/20/12 - Recap

Published Saturday, April 21st, 2012

Fans piled into the South Broadway Athletic Club as Inner Circle Promotions returned with "The Southside Showdown&q ... [more]

Weekend Preview: April 20th

Published Friday, April 20th, 2012

Inner Circle returns tonight to the South Broadway Athletic Club for Proving Grounds 8. [more]

From Bulls to Bullies

Published Thursday, April 19th, 2012

What you may find frightful, Chris Seip finds to be just another day in the life. [more]

KJ Exclusive - SFL & Rumble Time events update

Published Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

MMA's new power couple, the SFL and Rumble Time Promotions have big plans this summer. [more]

KJ Exclusive - Faction 3 Fight Card Revealed

Published Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Matt Jordan let us have a peek at the Faction 3 Fight Card, and it is stacked![more]

Triple Threat Tonya

Published Monday, April 16th, 2012

A switch of zip codes has allowed Tonya Evinger to catch her second wind. [more]

Fight Me 4/13/12 - Recap

Published Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Fight Me MMA returned Friday night and put on its best showing yet. [more]

Weekend Preview: April 13th

Published Friday, April 13th, 2012

The region's largest fight promotion returns on Friday. [more]

EJ Brooks: Larger than Life

Published Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

EJ Brooks will make his return to the Bellator cage on Friday. [more]

The "Gator" returns to Fight Me

Published Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

It’s been five months since Grindstaff last stood inside the cage. [more]

Cage Champs 37 - Recap

Published Sunday, April 8th, 2012

The Elks Lodge played host to Cage Champs 37 on Saturday night. [more]

Shamrock Promotions: Adrenaline - Recap

Published Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Shamrock Promotions presented Adrenaline at the Holiday Inn: Viking Saturday April 7, 2012. [more]

Weekend Preview: April 6th & 7th

Published Friday, April 6th, 2012

Whatever you decide to do this weekened, make sure you get out and support local MMA![more]

MO State Championships to be decided

Published Friday, April 6th, 2012

Two Spire State Titles are being determined on the on Saturday at Cage Champs 37. [more]

Hard work pays off for Rickey Bolin

Published Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Bolin is a blue collar guy, a grinder, and his fighting style mirrors his life. [more]

Age not an issue for 'Mama Beast'

Published Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Susie Wyatt, 46-years-old, single mother of four and a grandmother, will be stepping into the cage on Saturday. [more]

Cage Champs owner Patrick Smith talks first ever Pro/Am

Published Monday, April 2nd, 2012

On Saturday April 7th, Cage Championships will host its first ever event with professional fights. [more]

Rage in the Cage III - Event Recap

Published Sunday, April 1st, 2012

South County was host to 15 amateur MMA matches Saturday March 31st. [more]

Sport Fighting League - 3-30-12 Recap

Published Saturday, March 31st, 2012

While the card might have been short on experience, there was no shortage of action. [more]

Weekend Preview: March 30th & 31st

Published Friday, March 30th, 2012

Two nearby events highlight this weekend's action. [more]

Benoist back in the cage

Published Thursday, March 29th, 2012

After a nine month layoff, Lance Benoist will climb back in the octagon. [more]

Tournament Preview: Gateway to the Top

Published Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The Sport Fighting League is hosting a 4-man tournament to determine the best amateurs lightweight in the region. [more]

Tournament Preview: Gateway to the Top

Published Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The Sport Fighting League is hosting a 4-man tournament to determine the best amateurs lightweight in the region. [more]

Champions Productions 3.23 Results

Published Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Results from Fischer's Ballroom. Belleville, IL[more]

KJ Exclusive: Bellator Champ Ben Askren

Published Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Recently Ben stopped stopped by ATT Evolution and we asked him about his upcoming fight, and his former Mizzou teammates ... [more]

Pulley poised for prosperity

Published Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Both inside and outside of the cage, Hugh Pulley paints a pretty picture. [more]

New Black Belt and ATT Evolution Coach, Luigi Fioravanti

Published Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Newly promoted black belt, Luigi Fioravanti has joined the team at Tyron Woodley's ATT Evolution. [more]

Woods wows with comeback win

Published Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Sal Woods put together an awe inspiring performance at March Mayhem[more]

Fearless Combat League - March 16th Results

Published Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Recap and results from the Machinist Hall in Bridgeton[more]

Weekend Preview: March 16th & 17th

Published Friday, March 16th, 2012

After a brief hiatus the weekend preview is back! [more]

Dynamic duo to co-headline at Ameristar

Published Friday, March 16th, 2012

Jenkins is calling on two area aces to headline events in May and July at the St. Charles location. [more]

Ettling, Draper to duke it out in featherweight finals

Published Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Ettling and Draper are a win away from a pro contract with the SFL[more]

Smith and Baynton clash at Blackcat Bash

Published Thursday, March 15th, 2012

On Saturday David Smith and Daniel Baynton will battle for the NFA featherweight title. [more]

Tierney tries his hand at middleweight

Published Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Tierney is making the cut from light heavyweight to middleweight for Friday night’s events[more]

Missouri Combatives Team trains at SCMMA

Published Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

The Missouri National Guard Combatives Team have been sharpening their skills the past two weeks in St. Peters. [more]

A well-timed debut

Published Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

The stars aligned for Dan O’Conner[more]

Jim Jenkins talks March Mayhem

Published Monday, March 12th, 2012

On Friday, Rumble Time Promotions and the Sport Fighting League will come together for March Mayhem. [more]

Chris Rapa: The Invisible Man

Published Friday, March 9th, 2012

In this age of social media, its strange that a fighter would avoid putting information about himself out there, but Chr ... [more]

Breaking News: Woodley vs Marquardt - May 19th

Published Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Tyron Woodley's quest for a shot at the Strikeforce Welterweight title will finally come to fruition. [more]

NFA teams with Project Graduation

Published Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

On March 17th NFA will team up with the Fredericktown Senior class for Blackcat Bash. [more]

Spinks ready to shine at the Ameristar Casino

Published Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Leon Spinks III is as determined as he is talented. [more]

Lawrence pursues dream to The Ultimate Fighter

Published Friday, March 2nd, 2012

As his plane touched down on Thursday, Justin Lawrence made it one step closer to his dream. [more]

Irvin Captains the Destruction Attack

Published Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Every squad needs a leader, at Destruction MMA, Eric Irvin fits the bill[more]

White has become top flight

Published Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Alex White may be the living embodiment of don’t judge a book by its cover[more]

Rising from the ashes

Published Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

It was March of 2011 and Joe Worden couldn’t believe what he saw. [more]

Worden has constructed Destruction MMA

Published Monday, February 27th, 2012

Through his own sweat and toil, Joe Worden has built a powerhouse MMA gym in Farmington. [more]

MMA Hostile Takeover - Recap

Published Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Fight fans crowded into the Knights of Columbus Hall in De Soto as the Gateway Fight League returned to action. [more]

Devastation Fight Night, 2-25-12 - Results

Published Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Paul Farwig and Devastation Fight Night returned to Cape Girardeau on Saturday February 25th[more]

Weekend Preview: February 24th & 25th

Published Friday, February 24th, 2012

The return of the Gateway Fight League, and a Combatives Tournament fill up a busy weekend in St. Louis. [more]

In His Words: Steve Berger

Published Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

There are few names in the St. Louis MMA circle that carry as much weight, and deservingly so, as Steve Berger. [more]

"Bones" Jones visits ATT Evolution

Published Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones made a brief stop in St. Louis on Tuesday[more]

A Fierce Fighter

Published Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

In his first fight back from a devastating car accident, Fierce Taylor shook up things at the Battle of Route 66. [more]

Southside on the Rise

Published Monday, February 20th, 2012

Much like its owner, Southside Fight Club's new gym has plenty of character. [more]

Prize Fight MMA 7 - Recap

Published Sunday, February 19th, 2012

Results from Prize Fight MMA 7 at the Lady Luck Casino in Caruthersville, MO[more]

KJ Newswire - February 17th

Published Friday, February 17th, 2012

With no nearby events this weekend, we take a minute to recap the news of the week. [more]

Chandler to help in the fight against cancer

Published Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Michael Chandler has been in the news a lot lately and it has nothing to do with the world champion’s exploits in the ca ... [more]

St. Charles MMA, doing it for the dogs.

Published Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

While today we celebrate our two-legged loved ones, Mike Rogers is spending the whole month dedicated to our four-legged ... [more]

Nemeis Fighting Alliance: Contendor Takeover - Recap

Published Sunday, February 12th, 2012

A wild crowd of standing room only at the Teamsters Hall were treated to 13 exciting matches. [more]

SFL: Gateway to the Top - Recap

Published Saturday, February 11th, 2012

The Heart of St. Charles was filled to capacity on Friday as the Sport Fighting League kicked off the 2012 season. [more]

Weekend Preview: February 10th & 11th

Published Friday, February 10th, 2012

It’s another busy weekend for fighters and fans in St. Louis. [more]

The Turkish Delight is set for Palace Tournament

Published Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Turkish-born Alp “The Turkish Delight” Ozkilic, fighting out of St. Charles MMA, will be competing in an eight man tourn ... [more]

Another go-around for hard hitting Heatherly

Published Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Just seven days after electrifying the crowd with a jaw-dropping knockout, Chris Heatherly will return to his comfort z ... [more]

FIGHT CAMP REPORT: Kyle Watson - Watson Martial Arts

Published Monday, February 6th, 2012

Juggling multiple passions can be a chore for anyone and Kyle Watson knows all about that. [more]

Heatherly head kick highlights Shamrock: Redemption

Published Sunday, February 5th, 2012

Chris Heatherly nearly blew the roof off the Stratford Inn with his right leg on Saturday night. [more]

Cage Champions: 34 - Recap

Published Saturday, February 4th, 2012

On Saturday, Cage Champion Promotions hosted their "challengers card" featuring local fighters from The Pit, S ... [more]

Weekend Preview: February 3rd & 4th

Published Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Another busy weekend in St. Louis kicks off a jam-packed month of February. [more]

Harper is finding joy in the journey

Published Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

There's plenty of buzz around Ronny Harper[more]

Battle of the bantamweights

Published Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Spire sets field for tourney[more]

Cella carefree about career in MMA

Published Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Adam Cella never thought he would be a professional athlete. [more]

Full House in Casino debut

Published Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Check out our full recap for the inaugural card at Lumiere Hotel and Casino[more]

Brawl in the Ballroom Results

Published Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Last night in front of a packed house at Fischer's Ballroom, Championship Productions put on one exciting show for ... [more]

It's a throwdown weekend

Published Friday, January 27th, 2012

Two quality events highlight the last weekend of January. [more]

Brown is down with new weight

Published Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Ben Brown is usually banged up going into a fight, but for Saturday's Lumiere Fight Night, he's 100%. [more]

A great ground attack

Published Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Ryan Sutton may have been birthed in the wrestling room, but he has become enamored with the cage. [more]

Calm, cool, collected and combat ready

Published Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Jimmy Donahue has an ease and a comfort with conflict that comes from a fighter usually much older than his 23-years. [more]

Time to make the turn

Published Friday, January 20th, 2012

Sal Woods has never been one to back down from a fight. [more]

Inner Circle Proving Grounds Fight Results

Published Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Re-cap of the fights from the South Broadway Athletic Club. [more]

Fight Me Friday the 13th Event Recap

Published Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Fight Me MMA drew another scary-large crowd with its Friday the 13th night of professional mixed martial arts in St. Cha ... [more]

Seasoned vets in search of a victory

Published Friday, January 13th, 2012

Thomas and Woods both need a 'W'[more]

Collier, Tiller clash at Fight Me finale

Published Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Raised in rural Missouri, Jake Collier wasn't big on sports. There just wasn't time for such fodder. [more]

Determined to improve

Published Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

A rejuvenated and fearless Jason Powell will step into the cage Friday night. [more]

LoBosco locked and loaded

Published Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Stacked and power-packed, Nick LoBosco is starting to make a name for himself as 145-pounder. [more]

They're baaaaack

Published Monday, January 9th, 2012

It was a mere two months ago that Fight Me MMA packed the Family Arena in St. Charles to the gills for a night of qualit ... [more]

FIGHT CAMP REPORT: Tyron Woodley - ATT Evolution

Published Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

This Saturday, as part of a free weekend of Showtime, Woodley, a St. Louis native, returns to the cage. Woodley will tak ... [more]

Rolling the dice

Published Friday, December 30th, 2011

Finney's MMA and Shamrock Productions cashed in winning tickets at the casinos in 2011 and there looks to be more of the ... [more]

In His Natural Light

Published Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

A once in a lifetime experience has turned into a one of a kind book. St. Louisan Sara Levin is the co-author of a new r ... [more]

Welcome to Ashley's World

Published Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Ashley Cummins. Her world is not your world. You're there. Safe. In front of a computer screen. She's out ther ... [more]

Results: Gateway Fight League - GFL:7

Published Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Preliminary Card:F1: Chris Cairo vs TJ CaseyW: TJ Casey by TKO, R2F2: Mike Pickett vs Terry GazawayW: Mike Pickett by su ... [more]

Gateway Fight League - GFL:7

Published Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

The Knights of Columbus Hall in De Soto, MO was home to Gateway Fight League on Saturday night. The GFL showcases the be ... [more]

Shamrock Promotions: Judgement Day

Published Sunday, December 4th, 2011

Shamrock Promotions packed the Strafford Inn for its Judgement Day show on Dec. 3. The ballroom at the Strafford, which ... [more]

Preview: Faction Rising at the Moolah Shrine Temple

Published Sunday, November 20th, 2011

You would be hard pressed to find a more picturesque setting in St. Louis for mixed martial arts action than the Moolah ... [more]

Faction MMA: Rising - 11/19/11 results

Published Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Nathan Dieckman with an 8 second KO in a amateur K1 bout to start the night. Clifton Stock gets the better of his yo ... [more]

Fight Me MMA 11-11-11 results

Published Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Fight 1 / 145 lbs: Brandon Knight vs. Jason PowellKnight wins by guillotine choke - :28 seconds in R1 Fight 2 / 185 l ... [more]

Fight Me Veterans Day Event Recap

Published Friday, November 11th, 2011

It was a historic night in Missouri mixed martial arts Friday, at the Family Arena. A reported attendance of over 12,000 ... [more]

SFL - Cage Ready Fightwear Benefit

Published Saturday, November 5th, 2011

135lb - John Huggins over Clayton Sitzes by arm triangle at 1:54 R1 145lb - Johnny Cox over Ryan Petrosi by guillotine ... [more]

KJ Takes a Trip to Armorednutshellz.com

Published Tuesday, January 30th, 2001

Nestled in the tight turns and narrowed roads of Jefferson County, Jeremiah Raber has masterminded and birthed a one-of- ... [more]

Published Tuesday, November 30th, 1999

If you want to look to the future, then look no farther than the nominees for our Amateur Fighter of the Year. Last ... [more]

Published Tuesday, November 30th, 1999

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