Tag Archives: Rad Martinez

Cordova boxes tonight in San Diego, Nava to box in May

Tonight in San Diego, Clearfield welterweight Eddie Cordova (shown at left scoring a decision over Chris Asher) fights David Barragan in San Diego. We wish Eddie the best tonight. On May 15, Logan middleweight Christian Nava will be in Brooklyn, … Read More

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Locals Martinez, Powers and Rodriguez included on Bellator card

The big news is a Bellator card tonight in West Valley City. Local fighters on the card are Rad Martinez, who fights Edison Berto, Sean Powers, who fights Bubba Jenkins, and Jose Rodriguez, who fights Eric Wahlen. Martinez is making … Read More

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An interview with amateur boxer Jaimee Pope

Today’s mini-interview is with amateur boxer Jaimee Pope, of Nibley, Utah. (At left with trainer Christian Nava) The tall, 15-year-old girl from Nibley, Utah, has had an impressive start to her boxing career, winning her first six bouts. You can … Read More

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A chat with MMA amateur Ben Guymon, UFC’s Siler in action March 23

Today’s mini-interview is with Brigham City mixed martial artist Ben Guymon. Ben, (seen at left (on top) scored an impressive first round stoppage in his last bout (see it here) and looks for another win April 19 at a SteelFist … Read More

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An interview with MMA amateur Buffy Ogden; Horn MMA show tonight

Today’s mini-interview is with mixed martial arts amateur fighter Buffy Ogden, of Salt Lake City, who trains at Hidden Valley gym. Ogden (shown at left) will be on a SteelFist card in the near future. Here is the interview: 1A) … Read More

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Bellator card at the Maverik Center in West Valley City was a success

There was a large crowd at the Maverik Center last night for the Bellator 90 professional MMA event. The crowd was disappointed to see West Jordan’s Rad Martinez lose the featherweight tournament final to Russian Shahbulat Shamhalaev via a TKO … Read More

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Showdown card tonight, boxing in Ogden on March 22

MMA: Tonight’s Showdown MMA card in Orem has an interesting main event that matches 165-pounders Clay Collard (10-4) and Jordan Clements (10-1). In another bout, undefeated 185-pounder Jason South (8-0) fights veteran Kyacey Uscola (21-19). Another 185-pound veteran, Jarome Hatch … Read More

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Powers to fight on Feb. 21 Bellator card; pro boxing to return to Ogden

As has been mentioned before, Utah’s Rad Martinez (14-2) will fight for the Bellator tournament featherweight championship on Feb. 21 at the Maverik Center in SLC. His opponent is Shahbulat Shamhalaev (11-1-1). On the undercard, Davis County MMA pro Sean … 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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An interview with MMA pro David Castillo

This week’s mini-interview is with MMA lightweight pro David Castillo (seen at left). Castillo, 16-4, A Top of Utahn and a graduate of Bonneville High, fights on Nov. 16 in Orem on a Showdown card. He’s in the main event, … Read More

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