It’s been said that wrestlers usually make the best MMA fighters. And although that is usually true, a lot of times other athletes cross over into the sport of MMA and are just as successful. This is true when it comes to former University of Memphis track star, Amaechi Oselukwue, aka “The Infamous AO.” Continue reading
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Ben Brewer will return to the V3 cage on January 18 to face the toughest opponent of his young professional career, Thomas Gifford.
The V3Legion got to witness Brewer when he was an amateur fighting for the organization. He was undefeated in Continue reading
On January 18, fight fans from all over will witness Arkansas’ most wanted man enter the V3 cage!!!
Thomas Gifford (10-4) hails from Brush Creek, AR and fights out of Team Relentless/Sheridan Boxing Club.
It seems like no matter what fight show that you go to or what interview you’re listening to, someone is always calling out Thomas Gifford. On January 18, Ben Brewer Continue reading
It has been announced that V3Fights’ first ever professional fight card will be headlined by undefeated fighter, Wade Johnson, and ground and pound specialist, Craig Johnson, at the Cannon Center in downtown Memphis, TN. Both fighters are known for finishing fights and entertaining the crowd with their talent.
In the night’s co-main event, undefeated fighter, Ryan Banks, will take on crafty veteran, Adrian Miles, in a bout that has potential to be an instant classic.
In addition, two top heavyweight prospects will be squaring off when Justin Frazier takes on Muay Thai specialist, Robert Neal. Also, Thomas Gifford will be moving up in weight to take on Ben Brewer. Brewer has been calling out Gifford for quite some time and on January 18 he will get what he asked for.
This event will be available on Ustream pay per view and televised on Comcast Sports South.
Ticket prices start at $35.
From Fightnews.com – Showtime’s first ShoBox telecast of the year will be on January 17 with unbeaten lightweight Ivan Redkach (15-0, 13 KOs) against Tony Luis (17-1, 7 KOs) in the main event. Unbeaten jr middleweights John Thompson (14-0, 5 KOs) and Frank Galarza (11-0-2, 7 KOs) collide in the opener. Site is the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
V3Fights did it again!! Whether you were in attendance at Minglewood Hall or watching at home on http://www.gfl.tv, another awesome night of fights was witnessed by the V3Legion!!!! History was made, new champions were crowned, and the V3Legion got to witness a lot of new faces that will eventually become stars in the promotion.
Alabama will be invading V3Fights on November 23 at Minglewood Hall. Whether it’s the main event fight, the co-main event, a V3Fights’ veteran, or a debut, the state of Alabama will be well represented on this card. One of these fighters from the great state of Alabama, Matt Elkins, will be stepping into the V3 cage for the very first time.
Another great night was had by everyone in attendance at Minglewood Hall and at home on pay per view on Saturday night. V3Fights delivered once again and had the ‘Legion’ on the edge of their seats. Three champions successfully defended their titles and the heavyweight belt is now unified. Continue reading
Undefeated and outspoken fighter, Ben Parrish (3-0), will be making his V3Fights’ debut on September 28 at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, TN. Parrish has been calling out fighters on the V3 roster for quite a while, and in a couple of weeks he will get what he asked for. Continue reading
In another installment of “Fights at the Fitz,” Prize Fight Promotions and the Fitz presented fight fans an entertaining evening of fights which was punctuated with a battle.
The main event of the evening featured two undefeated fighters, Super middleweights Tony Mack and Lee Campbell. In the six round contest Mack seamed to give away the first two rounds. Campbell was able to connect and very nearly kayo’d Mack. Campbell would go on to win their brutal contest by majority decision. The North Carolinian improves to 6-0 with three wins coming by way of knockout. Judges scored the fight 58-56 (Mullins), 57-57 (Thornton) & 58-56 (Deming).
The rising Joey Bryant outworked Aaron Anderson through six consecutive rounds in their welterweight contest. Scores were 60-54 | 60-54 | 60-54.
Blake Franklin defeated Anthony Bowman in a six round welterweight bout. Scores were 59-55 | 59-55 | 58-56.
Mike Cook defeated Shawn Ellis via TKO in round one.
In a four round cruiserweight class Codie Shuffield defeated Anthonie Robie by unanimous decision. 38-37 | 39-36 | 39-36.
Referee for all bouts was Randy Phillips.