Tag Archives: Mike Crisman

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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Powers fights in Canada, host of local MMA cards

Just about all the news this week involves mixed martial arts. Tonight, in Edmonton, Canada, Sunset MMA pro Sean Powers fights Marcus Edwards as part of Maximum Fighting Championship 39. The bouts will be televised on AXS TV at 8 p.m. … Read More

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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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An interview with MMA fighter Charlene Donahue

Today’s interview is with Utah MMA fighter Charlene Donahue. The Utahn, who fights out of One Hit MMA, won her first bout recently at a SteelFist card. In the SteelFist Fights photo at left, taken by Amanda Lynn, Donahue is … 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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A chat with MMA amateur Bryce Edminister

Today’s mini-interview is with Utah amateur mixed martial arts fighter Bryce Edminister. Bryce (at left) is 3-0-1 so far and he recently scored an impressive win in Ogden. Bryce lives in Layton, trains with Lobato MMA and studies mass communication … 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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Two MMA cards tonight feature Ogden’s Neal, Reeves; boxing next weekend

Tonight there are two MMA cards, one at Ogden’s Golden Spike arena as part of the Weber County Fair,  Reeves fights David Burgara. The card includes Ogden’s Ryan Lund fights Raleigh Roberts and Chris Lee meets Jordan Marriott. Also today, … 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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