Tag Archives: Carl Dieckmann

Lots of MMA cards on during the holiday season

Boxing: Although much of the card eventually fell through, there were four bouts at The Complex on Nov. 23 in Salt Lake City. Gary Cobia, of Clearfield, defeated Ogden’s Fred Spitzenberger via a tough six-round decision. Our recap of that … Read More

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Ogden MMA pro Reeves heads to Colorado to fight Brenton

Ogden 145-pound MMA professional Patrick Reeves, 16-22, (seen at left teaching MMA in a local gym in a SE file photo) is heading to Colorado next Saturday to fight Jason Brenton, 10-2, of Grand Junction, Colo. The fight is in … Read More

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Rest in peace, Utah boxing promoter Tracy Spinks

Note: Post has been updated in accordance with first comment.) On this blog, we mourn the passing of Top of Utah boxing promoter, Tracy Spinks, who died on Monday, August 19. His death occurred two days after his final promotion, … Read More

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An interview with MMA pro Carl Dieckmann

Today’s mini-interview is with Utah MMA pro Carl Dieckmann of Vernal (shown at left). Despite a recent loss to Mike Arrant for the Utah championship, the 170-pounder, 8-2, remains an excellent prospect with wins over tough opponents Shawn Conroy and … Read More

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Interview with MMA pro Kyle Herrera; Zumbrun, West, Christian to box on Aug. 17 card

This week’s mini-interview is with Utah MMA professional Kyle Herrera, who has become a fixture at SteelFist cards. Herrera recently lost an exciting bout against Travis Worsencraft, whom he defeated in a previous bout. Herrera has also tangled with highly … Read More

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A chat with MMA amateur fighter Thomas Hughes

Today’s mini-interview is with Thomas Hughes, a mixed-martial arts amateur competitor from Salt Lake City. A native of Ogden, Hughes, an 155-pounder, scored a decision win over Carson Gregory last month at Lindquist Field (see Hughes (on top) in the … Read More

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Tinajero, Cordova, Zumbrun, West main bouts in Layton boxing card

The big news this week is CCC Promotions pro boxing card at the Davis Conference Center in Layton on Saturday night. There are seven bouts as of today. The main event matches Ogden’s Val Tinajero (at left) versus Geovanni Sarran. … Read More

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Ogden’s Alcantara travel to Vernal for MMA fight with Dieckmann

Tomorrow night (Saturday, Jan. 5) in Vernal there’s an intriguing 180-pound pro match between Ogden’s Francisco Alcantara (seen at left, in a past fight versus Val Tinajero, photo by Nick Short/SE) and Vernal’s Carl Dieckmann. The latter (6-1) defeated previously … Read More

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