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Simpleman stops Tibbitts with a triangle

There was an MMA card last Saturday in Ogden. Veteran MMA pro Sooksan Simpleman, of Sunset, was cut badly by Salt Lake City’s Lee Tibbits and put on his back but managed to submit Tibbitts via a triangle choke. (A … Read More

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A chat with MMA amateur Cameron Howell

This week’s mini-interview is with Cameron Howell, (seen winning at left) who is an undefeated mixed martial arts fighter. The Top of Utahn Howell, a graduate of Roy High School, went to 3-0 last week with a first round stoppage … Read More

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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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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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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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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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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┬áMaximum 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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A chat with Utah MMA pro Riley Earl, boxing in Ogden this Saturday

Today’s mini-interview with a local mixed martial artist or boxer is with Logan’s Riley Earl. (Seen at left (on top) during a Dec. 14 fight with Skyler Chambers in North Logan) The tall, lean 25-year-old, 135- to 145-pounder won a … Read More

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