News and Notes: May 22nd Edition


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Written by: AJ Hoffman

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Malbrough Submitted By UFC Vet Rosholt

Kingwood MMA’s John Malbrough made the trip up to Ponca City, OK to take on UFC veteran Jake Rosholt for Cowboy MMA. John fought well but succumbed to an arm triangle late in the first round. It was announced early this week that Malbrough would be one of the fighters on Legacy FC’s July card. More on that next.

July Legacy Card Announced

Collin Cantrell joined our weekly podcast, Beyond The Cage Door, and announced an absolutely stacked card for the July show. The card will feature welterweight champion Mike Bronzoulis, Chad Robichaux, Jason David Frank, Carlo Prater, Efrain Escudero, Daniel Pineda and many more. The entire breakdown can be seen HERE. Legacy also announced that this show will be broadcast on HD Net. Details about that can be seen HERE.

Lewis Loses Opponent, Scratched From Bellator 45

Bellator put on a show in Lake Charles, LA on Saturday night. The fights were entertaining, but unfortunately Houston’s Derrick Lewis did not have a chance to compete as scheduled. His opponent, Thiago “Big Monster” Santos withdrew from the fight on Thursday with an apparent knee injury. No replacement was found, unfortunately leaving Lewis without an opponent.

Garcia Promotions Releases July 1st Card

Garcia Promotions has released the card for Cage Combat 4, set to take place July 1st. It features two title fights, Manny Lozoya vs. Jacob Silva and Chris        Lopez vs. Chop Rucker. The entire card is rundown HERE. News

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Post Fight Videos From Cage Combat 3

All the interviews from Cage Combat 3 can be seen on the site now HERE. Congrats to the winners.


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