Tag Archives: Francisco Alcantara

Boxing cards in future, two MMA cards this weekend

Boxing: I’m going to start with a little bit of boxing news. Total Mayhem plans boxing cards, one Feb. 28, another on March 29, others in May and June. The February card will have MMA pro Patrick Reeves making his … Read More

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An interview with boxer Roger Quartaro, Marx fights in Bellator tournament

Today’s mini-interview is with heavyweight boxer, Roger Quartaro, (at right in photo) who hails from Carson City, Nev. Roger was briefly scheduled to fight Clearfield’s Gary Cobia on the Nov. 15 Chris Fernandez title defense in SLC, but unfortunately, broke … Read More

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An interview with MMA professional Cisco Alcantara

This week’s mini-interview is with Ogden’s Francisco “Cisco” Alcantara, an active 180-pound professional. At left is a SE photo from a memorable 2012 bout between Alcantara (on top) and fellow Utahn Mike Crisman. Both fighters showed a high amount of … Read More

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Tillotson to fight for Clash title, boxing card planned for November

MMA: Top of Utah 205-pounder Eric Tillotson (at left) will be fighting Jhesua Arias on Dec. 14 in Logan for the Clash promotions 205-pound MMA title. Tillotson, 45, stopped Ken Lowe in his last fight. Arias is 5-1, and boasts … Read More

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Three MMA cards, Chris Fernandez boxing in California

MMA: Tonight, SteelFist has an MMA card at The Rail Event Center in Salt Lake City. It starts at 7. I’ll be covering it for the SE. My advance is here. The main event is a rematch between 185-pound locals … 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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A chat with Utah MMA pro Rhett Morehouse

This week’s blog includes a mini interview with Draper, Utah’s Rhett Morehouse, who fights for the Utah Super Heavyweight mixed martial arts title on June 1 against Salvador Sanchez, of West Valley City. It’s a five-round fight between Morehouse, 3-0, … Read More

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Total Mayhem card in Ogden tonight, also Neal, Montoya sign for fights

Tonight at the Ogden Marriott will be an MMA card, “Rising Stars,” from Total Mayhem. The bouts start at 6 p.m.. Location is 247 24th Street.  Tickets are $25 at the door. Here is a SE advance that ran earlier … 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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