James Porter Talks Cody Garbrandt On The Kyote Ugly Show Tonight
One half of Pinnacle FC's main event James Porter (7-2) will be on the Kyote Ugly show tonight to discuss his showdown with rising star Cody Garbrandt (3-0) May 24th. Porter is one of the more talented fighters coming out of the midwest circuit and the war of words with Garbrandt has already started a few weeks ago. I am very interested to hear Porter's take on the Facebook beef, Garbrandt as an opponent and what he sees as his way to win this fight May 24th.
Also slated for tonight's show is newly crowned TUF star Dan Spohn and CFFC fighter Cody Stevens.
Check back here at 10:00pm to listen in.
EFP Caged Madness 28: Quick Results
Caged Madness 28 went down over the weekend in front of a sold out Akron crowd. By the looks of things, the card featured a little bit of everything including a knockout and a couple submissions wins.
EFP is quickly establishing themselves as one northeast Ohio's better organizations and with the overall decline in promotional groups, this should only become more prevalent down the road.
Check out the quick results below courtesy of matchmaker extraordinaire Scott Corbin.
- Will Fowler defeated Marcus Beatty via 1 KO 1:08
- Ben Childers defeated Bradley Hollabaugh via 1 TKO 1:14
- Aaron Woods defeated Charles Woods via TKO 2:14 Rd2
- Sensi Robertson defeated Shawn Rall via RNC Rd.1 :53
- Laurence Wilder defeated Josh Fasion via Armbar Rd.3 2:27
- Mike Seibert defeated Christopher Batt via RNC Rd.1 1:22
- Chris Brooks defeated Tom Murfield via UD Rd.3 3:00
- Ray Hollis defeated Joshua Barbee via TKO Rd.2 :14
- Ryan Arce defeated Tanner Murat via UD Rd. 3 3:00
- Alex Poiner defeated Nic Lute via Arm Triangle RD 1 1:18
- Zach Sutek defeated Daniel Coffman via Kimura RD3 1:21
- Lionel Woods defeated Cody Kelley via Arm Triangle RD1 :59
- NO CONTEST Nick Fasion Brashear/Eddy
- Izzy Williams defeated Chris Minor via Guillotine Choke Rd1 2:08
- Jesse Maloy defeated Brent Spinelli via Arm Lock RD1 2:52
Scrap alert: Eric Bledsoe vs. Zach Cook set for PinnacleFC 7
So you may have heard about a fairly large mixed martial arts exhibition set to make its way into the Steel City on May 24, and you may have heard that some professional gold will be in attendance looking for a new home on the mantle of either Cody "No Love" Garbrandt or dark warrior James Porter.
But what you probably didn't hear is that an intriguing battle of upcoming debut fighters has already bolstered the lineup and will contribute to you getting your money's worth out of that front row ticket that I know you're about to buy.
Bledose may have only had 5 bouts as an ammy, but he couldn't have looked more impressive than he did in his 2 outings inside the Pinnacle cage. Aside from being one of the most respectful and well-spoken guys around, he's shown some sick knockout power and some slick jits in winning and then defending the Pinnacle strap.
Cook may not be as well known in the Pittsburgh area, but he's a veteran on the Ohio MMA scene with 15 fights. He put together an impressive 6-fight winning streak with 6 finishes from 2010-2011, and then he dropped 3 in a row to a murderer's row of Rob Hanna, Quinton Cooperider, and Charles Stanford (combined 32-5 amateur record) before closing out his amateur career almost exactly one year ago with an absolute pasting of Steve Saldana via knockout.
If you're looking to pick a fight of the night on your score sheet at home, this may be one to earmark heading into Memorial Day weekend.
Pinnacle FC 7: Commercial
We are pleased to announce our up coming TV date(s) for the airing of our latest broadcast (Pinnacle FC 6) which includes all kinds of new and cool upgrades from the previous tapes like slow motion and different camera angles.
We will be running Pinnacle FC 6 on Comcast On Demand for the entire month of May leading up to our next event May 24th.
I will update this post when the video is up and running so that you can check out the new production.
If you haven't reserved your tickets yet for May you can do so here.
Mike Tyson Talks With WTAE About Fight Friday Night:
This Friday Sammy Vasquez Jr. and Rod Salka will headline Showtime's series "Showbox" live from the Monroeville Convention Center. Former heavyweight champion of the world and newly adorned promoter Mike Tyson talked with WTAE regarding his choice to hold the event here in the burgh, why he thinks Sammy is the future and other interesting "stuff".
Mike is a notoriously soft talker and it seems like he might not be mic'd up right so listen carefully or turn your speakers up.. or both.
The event is going down this Friday at the Monroeville Convention Center and tickets should still be available.
Anthony Morgan Vs. Khama Worthy
Our May 24th card is shaping up pretty quickly and our co-main event of the evening is great one. Khama "The Deathstar" worthy (5-2) is coming in fresh off of his :26 second KO over Jacob Butler just a few weeks ago and this time he will be squaring off against Tennessee's Anthony Morgan (5-2). Morgan has fought some of the midwest's best including Tim Goodwin, Chris Wright and Nate Landwehr. Expect this fight to be a shoot out from the bell as both men are coming in with wins and heading towards the peak of their careers.
Worthy's latest KO was recently featured on Inside MMA, which you can check out here. Morgan's latest win was over the very tough Chris Wright via split decision back in November of 2013.
Tickets are on sale today and so far we have a great event scheduled headlined by James Porter (7-2) taking on Cody Garbrandt (3-0).