Tag Archives: SteelFist Fights

Montoya headlines SteelFist card; boxer West loses split decision

Tomorrow night, at Farmington’s Legacy Events Center, there will be a 16-bout MMA card that is for all ages. The fights start at 6. Lucus Montoya headlines against Danny August. My Standard-Examiner recap is here. Also, there is a Total … 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 boxing, MMA pro Lee Tibbitts

Today’s mini-interview is a chat with Top of Utah boxer and mixed martial artist professional Lee “Golden Champion” Tibbitts. He recently lost a tough boxing match in Ogden against Jalel Lopez (Photo of Tibbetts, at right, against Lopez, is courtesy … Read More

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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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An interview with MMA coach and pro John Valentine, Ogden boxing results

This week our mini interview is with Draper mixed martial arts professional John Valentine. (Seen at left in a Standard-Examiner file photo) The 43-year-old pro, who also coaches at Hidden Valley and works on the SteelFist fights TV broadcasts on … Read More

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Tillotson, Rose, McGee among MMA professionals in action this weekend

Small blog today but it is important to note that there are two Top of Utah MMA cards this weekend. Tonight, at the Rail Event Center in Salt Lake City, popular Utah pros Cole Rose and Jared Hatch meet for … 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 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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