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UFC 111 - Results


Denver, CO


From the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey


Main Card Bouts:
1. Georges St-Pierre defeated Dan Hardy by unanimous decision (50-43, 50-44, 50-45)
Shane Carwin defeated Frank Mir by KO from strikes at 3:48 of rd 1
3. Kurt Pellegrino defeated Fabricio Camoes by rear naked choke at 4:20 of rd 2
4. Jon Fitch defeated Ben Saunders by unanimous decision (30-27 on all cards)
5. Jim Miller defeated Mark Bocek by unanimous decision (29-28 on all cards)

Preliminary Bouts:
6. Nate Diaz defeated Rory Markham by TKO from strikes at 2:47 of rd 1
7. Ricardo Almeida defeated Matt Brown by rear naked choke at 
8. Rousimar Palhares defeated Tomasz Drwal by heel hook submission at :45 seconds of rd 1
9. Jared Hamman defeated Rodney Wallace by unanimous decision (29-28 on all cards)
10. Matt Riddle defeated Greg Soto by disqualification due to illegal strike at 1:30 of rd 3




UFC 111: St-Pierre vs. Hardy - Tonight

03-27-2010, Denver, CO

Event date: Today, Saturday, March 27, 10pm ET / 7pm PT

Venue: Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey


Two world titles will be on the line for the first time in 2010 when the Ultimate Fighting Championship® returns to the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey for UFC® 111: St-Pierre vs Hardy. UFC® welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been unstoppable since regaining the title in 2008, and he aims on extending his reign and his six fight winning streak against British bomber Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy, who is unbeaten in the UFC and fresh off wins over Marcus Davis and Mike Swick.

Also, former two-time heavyweight champion Frank Mir will attempt to make history when he squares off against number one contender Shane Carwin in a clash of the titans that will leave the winner with the interim UFC heavyweight championship belt. UFC 111 – Saturday, March 27th, live on Pay-Per-View from Newark, New Jersey.


UFC 111 airs live on pay-per-view from the  beginning at 10pm ET / 7pm PT. Fans can also tune in to Spike TV at 9pm ET / 6pm PT to see live  preliminary bouts.


Main Event – UFC Welterweight Championship:
1. Georges St-Pierre (170) vs Dan Hardy (170)

Co-Main Event – Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship:
2. Frank Mir (265) vs
Shane Carwin (265)

Main Card
3. Fabricio Camoes (155) vs Kurt Pellegrino (155)
4. Ben Saunders (169) vs Jon Fitch (171)
5. Mark Bocek (154) vs Jim Miller (155)

Preliminary Bouts (on SpikeTV):
6. Rory Markham (177*) vs Nate Diaz (171)
7. Matt Brown (170) vs Ricardo Almeida (170)

Undercard (may not be broadcast):
8. Tomasz Drwal (185) vs Rousimar Palhares (186)
9. Jared Hamman (205) vs Rodney Wallace (206)
10. Greg Soto (170) vs Matt Riddle (170)



UFC LIVE: Vera vs. Jones - Tonight in Broomfield

03-21-2010, Denver, CO

Event date: Today, March 21

Venue: 1st Bank Center, Broomfield, Colorado

Doors Open: 3:00 pm (Mountain Standard Time)

First Bout Begins: 4:00 pm (MST)
Live Broadcast Begins: 7:00 pm (MST)


Two of the most dynamic light heavyweights in the game clash on Sunday, March 21, when Muay Thai ace Brandon “The Truth” Vera takes on dangerous 22-year-old phenom Jon “Bones” at the 1STBANK Center (formerly Odeum Colorado) in Broomfield, Colo.

The fight will air live on VERSUS at 9 p.m. ET marking the debut of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) on VERSUS and the first time that a live UFC event will air on a national sports cable network.

Note: Versus is now available for DIRECTV customers on channel 603.

Main Event:
1. Jon Jones (206) VS Brandon Vera (204)

Main Card Bouts:
2. Gabriel Gonzaga (255) VS Junior Dos Santos (238)
3. Paul Buentello (246) VS Cheick Kongo (237)
4. James Irvin (185) VS Alessio Sakara (185)

Preliminary Bouts:
5. Shannon Gugerty (155) VS Clay Guida (155)
6. Vladimir Matyushenko (205) VS Eliot Marshall (204)
7. Darren Elkins (155) VS
Duane Ludwig (155)
8. John Howard (170) VS
Daniel Roberts (169)
9. Chase Gormley (265) VS Brendan Schnaub (245*)
10. Julio Paulino (170) VS Mike Pierce (170)
11. Jason Brilz (205) VS Eric Schafer (205




PANCRASE MMA - Belt Rank Promotion


Broomfield, CO


Jeremy Vlad receives blue belt from instructor Billy Hendricks


Congratulations to Mr. Jeremy Vlad on his well-deserved promotion to Blue Belt of Pancrase Martial Arts.




PANCRASE 2010 World Submission Wrestling Championships - Results


Broomfield, CO




Tournament results and pictures have been posted on the event results page.


Overall, the tournament was another great success.  Each year the level of competition rises. This year was no exception with some of the best submission grappling matches ever seen in the mile high city.  Congratulations to all the champions and a special thanks to all who made this our best event ever.




UFC Fighter Roberts - To Ref Pancrase Grappling Championship Before UFC Broomfield Bout


Broomfield, CO


UFC fighter Daniel "Ninja" Roberts arrives in Colorado today in preparation for his March 21st, UFC bout against opponent John Howard.


On Saturday, Roberts takes time out of his busy schedule to officiate at the Pancrase World Submission Wrestling Championships also held in Broomfield.


Roberts is 9-0 in MMA, a All-American wrestler, a 3-time NAGA Champ, 2-time NAGA World finalist, ADCC medalist, GQ medalist, a jiu-jitsu national champ, 2-time jiu-jitsu world medalist and jiu-jitsu world finalist.  He is the top ranked welterweight in the state of OK by OK Fight News.


During his stay in Colorado, Roberts is training at the Grappler's Edge Academy in Denver.




RING OF FIRE 37:  'Warlords' - Results


Denver, CO


From the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Nebraska.



1. Alonzo Martinez defeated Demi Deeds by rear choke in rd 1
2. John Alessio defeated Matt Delanoit by rear choke in rd 1
3. Chad Reiner defeated Brian Green by unanimous decision
4. Sean Wilson defeated Luke Caudillo via TKO in rd 2
5. Justin Wren defeated Josh Henry by TKO in rd 1
6. Pete Grimes defeated Donavon Winters by unanimous decision
7. Vinny Lopez defeated Andy Smith by unanimous decision
8. Enrique Thomas defeated Steve Luccino by rear choke in rd 3
9. Justin Linner defeated Brett Hodgen by rear choke in rd 1
10. Roberto Rojas Jr. defeated Jason Prorok by TKO in rd 1
11. Joel Frandsen defeated Matt Williams by TKO in rd 2
12. Johnny Nunez defeated Jeremy Harper by armbar in rd 2
13. John Devall defeated Justin Seffron by rear choke) in rd 1





Kick Down 76 "DESTROYERS" - Travis Peak VS Chris Holland

03-02-2010, Denver, CO

Event Date: March 13,

Venue: Red Lion Inn, I-70 & Quebec, Denver, Colorado


On Saturday March 13, 2010 the Kick Down returns to the Red Lion Hotel for MMA action featuring the Kick Down welterweight professional title bout when Chris Holland faces Travis Peak (3-0/13-0) the current Kick Down professional Welterweight champion and undefeated. Peak will fight for the first time in Colorado.

Expect an action packed evening with several titles on the line and fighters from Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and Montana. New titles will be contested including the amateur Lightweight, Jr. Flyweight, when Jake Valdez fights for the lightweight title against the UFA champion Andrew Kauppila, and wrestling phenom Kylan Zumpf makes his Colorado debut. Zumpf a well accomplished wrestler is the current UFA champion which is a sister promotion to the Kick Down. Justin Hueske makes his second title defense against challenger Levi Howes. Chris Dollbaum will defend his light-heavyweight title against T.J. Nunnaley. Mike Van Houten returns to the promotion to defend his welterweight am title. An action packed event featuring up to 12 bouts with up to 6 titles.

Fight Card:


1. Kick Down Professional Welterweight Title:


2. Kick Down Jr. Flyweight MMA Title:
Aaron Trujillo (4-1) vs. Kylan Zumpf (5-0)

3. Kick Down Welterweight MMA Title:
Mike Van Houten (4-0) vs. Lenny Atkinson Jr. (4-0)


4. Kick Down Bantomweight MMA Title:

Justin Hueske (8-3) vs. Levi Howes (4-2)

5. Kick Down Lightheavyweight MMA Title:

Chris Dollbaum (5-0) vs. T.J. Nunnaley (5-5)

6. Orell Fisher (0-0) vs Dominic Moya

7. Kick Down Lightweight MMA Title
Jake Valdez (2-1) vs. Andrew Kauppila (3-1)

8. Robert Bobbett (2-1) vs. Steve Johnson

9. Reid Delman (2-0) vs. Dusty Davis (3-0)

10. Anthony Sandoval (2-1) vs. Alex Miller (0-0)

11. Alex Hullerman (0-0) vs. Matt Ledford

12. Dustin Reynolds (1-1) vs. Pat Murphy

FRONT ROW $45.00, 2nd ROW $35.00 , 3rd ROW $30.00 , 4th ROW $30.00, GENERAL ADMISSION $25.00
CALL 720-422-5154 or 303-692-4865 for tickets




PANCRASE Instructor Billy Hendricks Featured In Advocate


Broomfield, CO


Billy Hendricks and sparring partner Kris Tuller


UCDs' online news publication, the Advocate, visited Stars Training Center recently for the inside-scoop on mixed martial arts.


Read the story here:




The Fight Network Partners with Ring of Fire
Denver, CO

Pancrase Newswire

The Fight Network is pleased to announce an official broadcast partnership with Ring of Fire, one of North America's most prominent mixed martial arts organizations for over 10 years.

Ring of Fire has been home to some of the biggest names in the sport, including UFC veterans Nate Marquardt, Shane Carwin, Diego Sanchez, Joe Stevenson, Carlos Condit, Jake Ellenberger, Duane Ludwig, Jason Brilz, Brad Blackburn, John Gunderson, Alberto Crane, Alvin Robinson, Nate Mohr, Luke Caudillo, Pete Spratt, Drew Fickett, Patrick Smith and Sherman Pendergarst.

In addition, ROF has featured a plethora of top WEC veterans such as Donald Cerrone, Anthony Njokuani, Leonard Garcia, Mark Hominick, Scott Jorgensen, Raphael Assuncao and Noah Thomas.

A world-class promotion since its inception, many of ROF's stars have been featured on Spike TV's hit series "The Ultimate Fighter," including Brendan Schaub, Eliot Marshall, Vinny Magalhaes, Mike Nickels and Brandon Melendez.

ROF has also showcased some of the best female MMA action in North America with such top-ranked stars as Kelly Kobold, Amanda Buckner, Shayna Baszler, Michelle Waterson and Lynn Alvarez.

"Ring of Fire has been consistently delivering mixed martial arts at the highest level," said Ariel Shnerer, The Fight Network's Programming Manager. "The Fight Network is dedicated to bringing its fans MMA events from all over the world. We are thrilled to add Ring of Fire to our extensive programming lineup as fans will be treated to some tremendous fights never before seen in Canada."

The terms of the broadcast deal with include Canadian rights to air previous and upcoming Ring of Fire MMA events.

The first show to be broadcast will be Ring of Fire 36: DEMOLITION, which featured a main event clash between UFC veterans Vinny Magalhaes and Mike Nickels.

Ring of Fire 37: WARLORDS, which takes place on March 5, will be the second in the broadcast series.

There are also plans to feature a "Best of Ring of Fire" series featuring top fights from ROF's 10-year history.

The broadcast dates will be announced shortly.

Sven Bean, ROF President, is thrilled about exposing his product to the die-hard Canadian MMA audience:

"I am really excited about the agreement. It will give the Canadian MMA fans a chance to see what ROF is all about. It will also help to spread the overall footprint of the brand, and bring an awareness to a whole new fanbase. RING OF FIRE has had some amazing battles over the years and now we get to showcase these fights to some of the best fans in the world."




Chinese New Year at PHO DUY Fighters Restaurant


Broomfield, CO

Pancrase Newswire




Pancrase fighter Kris Tuller and instructor Billy Hendricks take time off from their training to enjoy the Chinese New Year celebration at their favorite eatery.






Pho Duy Restaurant is located in the Pacific Ocean Market Place shopping center at 120th and Main Street in Broomfield, Colorado.





RMBB Presents "Battle in the Cage"

02-13-2010, Denver, CO

Event date: Sat., Feb. 13, 2010, 7:30 PM

Venue: Red and Jerry's, Sheridan Colorado


Fight Card:

1. C J Martinez VS Ryan Axtell
2. Derek Moralez VS Tye Hambin
3. Steve Granieri VS Nate Jonhson
4. Forest Clouse VS Nick Myers
5. Anthony Alirez VS Kenneth Henry
6. Joe Sally VS Matt Manzanares
7. Brandon Goshorn VS Tim Ardcilfe
8. Bogie Ison VS Xavier Saccomanno
9. Mark Baca VS Gilbert Smith
10. Jeron Aragon VS Adam Vigil
11. Adrian Prospero VS Anthony Werner
12. Felix Apodaca VS Ken Laird
13. Emau Martinez VS Juan Gonzales
14. Geoff Brokx VS.Michael Young




UFC 109: "Relentless" - Tonight in Las Vegas

02-06-2010, Denver, CO

Event date: Feb. 6, 2010

Venue: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV

Mandalay Bay Event Center doors open 3:45pm PT

The biggest sports weekend of the year gets even bigger with UFC 109: RELENTLESS. In the main event, it’s the clash of legends UFC fans have waited ten years for when Hall of Famers Randy “The Natural” Couture and Mark “The Hammer” Coleman finally square off in a battle for the ages. The UFC's top two middleweight contenders, Nate Marquardt and Chael Sonnen, collide in a bout that will move the winner one step closer to a world title shot. Plus, two of the game's 170-pound superstars, former champion Matt Serra and two-time title challenger Frank Trigg, meet for the first time in a pivotal matchup.

UFC 109: Relentless, Saturday, February 6, live on Pay-Per-View from the Mandalay Bay Events Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Main Event:
1. Mark Coleman (205) VS Randy Couture (205)

Main Card Bouts (PPV):
2. Chael Sonnen (185) VS
Nate Marquardt (186)
3. Paulo Thiago (170) VS Mike Swick (171)
4. Dan Miller (185) VS Demian Maia (186)
5. Frank Trigg (171) VS Matt Serra (169)

Preliminary Bouts on Spike TV:
6. Justin Buchholz (156) VS Mac Danzig (156)
7. Ronys Torres (156) VS Melvin Guillard (155)

Undercard Bouts (may not be broadcast):
8. Rob Emerson (155) VS Phillipe Nover (155)
9. Phil Davis (205) VS Brian Stann (205)
10. Chris Tuchscherer (263) VS Tim Hague (263)
11. Rolles Gracie (247) VS Joey Beltran (238)





01-27-2010, Denver, CO

Event Date: Friday, Marcdh 5, 2010

Venue: Omaha Civic Auditorium


Get ready Omaha!

The Midwest's Ultimate Mixed Martial Arts event is coming to the Omaha Civic Auditorium, Friday March 5th!

TAPOUT, FULL TILT POKER and present Ring of Fire 37: WARLORDS.

The March 5th Ring of Fire: WARLORDS event features 14 premium bouts and will be headlined by Omaha's most exciting lightweight Alonzo 'Zo Diddy" Martinez as he faces off against the Des Moines destroyer Demi Deeds!

Deeds is a powerhouse striker on a three win streak, coming off his most recent championship victory over UFC veteran Jason Gilliam. With dynamite hands and a win over Martinez at his amateur debut, Deeds looks to solidify his presence in the MMA world.

Martinez is the top lightweight fighter in the Metro area, coming off an explosive submission victory over Ultimate Fighter veteran Paul Bird, and holding an undefeated record in his home city, "Zo Diddy" looks to vindicate his amateur loss and settle the score once and for all!

Ring of Fire 37 also features MMA's ultimate bad boy Junie Browning, who made his fame on the hugely successful Ultimate Fighter reality television series. Browning will be fighting in the Midwest for the first time ever against undefeated rising star Donavon Winters.

UFC and TUF veteran Justin Wren will also appear on the card. Wren recently signed a multiple fight deal with the promotion, and the TUF Season 10 Heavy weight is anxious to make a statement in Omaha.

The remainder of the card features one of the best lineups in Omaha history. It is stacked with UFC, Strikeforce, and M-1 Veterans and highlighted by professional stand outs Chad Reiner, Luke Caudillo, and Alvin 'KID' Robinson.

The metro will go to war, LIVE at Ring of Fire 37: WARLORDS, March 5th at the Omaha Civic Auditorium.





01-20-2010, Denver, CO
Event date: January 24, 2010
Venue: Red Lion Inn, I70 & Quebec, Denver, CO

On Saturday January 23, 2010 the Kick Down MMA promotion will feature it's first Denver, Colorado event of the new year when Leslie Smith defends her Bantomweight title against Louise Johnson. Michael Riggs will face Andrew Aldaco in a professional welterweight bout. Justin Hueske makes his 1st Bantomweight defense against Cameron Thurgood. Jason Clayton will battle Darren Christopher for the middleweight title. Shane Johnson vs Ali Hanjani. An action packed evening with 12 scheduled bouts and the trademark of the Kick Down-new talent.


Fight Card:

1. Leslie Smith vs. Louise Johnson
2. Andrew Aldaco vs. Michael Riggs
3. Justin Hueske vs. Cameron Thurgood
4. Darren Christopher vs. Jayson Clayton
5. Celesuno Torres vs. Kenny Jefferson
6. Ali Hanjani vs. Eugene Rodriguez
7. Jose Caro vs. Valentine Marquez
8. Matt Kaufman vs. Jake Valdez
9. Robert Bobbett vs. T.J. Nunnely
10. Tim Waggoner vs. Abie Gonzalez
11. Tom Kirschenhueter vs. Mike Siedleberg
12. Gilbert Smith vs. Robert Barth
13. Matt Miller vs. Levi Howes




PANCRASE  - Belt Rank Promotions


Pancrase USA, Broomfield, CO


The following martial artists have earned belt rank promotions effective January 9, 2010:


James Wright of Wright's Martial Arts in Jacksonville, N.C., is promoted to the rank of Brown Belt.


James Bigford of Wright's Martial Arts in Jacksonville, N.C., is promoted to the rank of Purple Belt.


Congratulations - William Hendricks, Commissioner






Denver, CO

“King of Combat Sports” Returns To Broomfield, Colorado On March 13th

Denver/Broomfield, Colorado, December 29, 2009 – It's that time again. On March 13, 2010, combat grapplers from around the globe travel to Colorado to test themselves at the world’s ultimate submission fighting challenge.

Now in its tenth year, the Pancrase Hybrid Wrestling sanctioned tournament has matured into a world-renowned event. Each year hundreds of fighters and thousands of spectators take part in our championship series. This year promises to be even bigger and better.

Fans and competitors alike can look forward to a day of world-class submission grappling competition from experts in the world's oldest martial art. Discover why mixed martial arts and submission fighting has rapidly become the nation's fastest growing and most popular new sport.

As always, the Pancrase championship is held in conjunction with the Old Timers Collegiate-Style Wrestling Tourney. Both tournaments run simultaneously and at the same location. Competitors and spectators may participate in both events.

Competition begins at 9:00 AM, Saturday, March 13th, at the Broomfield High School, 1 Eagle Way, Broomfield, Colorado, 80020. The venue is located within minutes of downtown Denver and the international airport. The metro area offers a full range of accommodations and amenities for out-of-town visitors.

* NEW for 2010 - World Championship Divisions for men, women, teens and children.

* NEW for 2010 - SUPERFIGHTS.

* Free Pancrase tournament t-shirts for competitors.

* World Championship Team Award.

* Special King and Queen of Combat Grappling awards for absolute division world champions.

* Awards - 1st through 4th place.

* Held in Conjunction with the "19th Annual Old Timers Wrestling Tourney

* Advertiser, sponsor tables and other advertisement opportunities are available.


* Contact: