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It’s ‘take 2’ as Montoya enters the MMA cage in Farmington

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 11:45am

FARMINGTON -- Almost a year ago, Top of Utah MMA professional Lucus Montoya was at Farmington's Legacy Events Center, prepping for his main event against Danny August.

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Ogden’s Reeves to defend his MMA title on Saturday

Standard-Examiner, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 10:31am

Saturday night in Vernal, Ogden's Patrick Reeves is slated to defend his Utah RMFC professional mixed martial arts bantamweight championship against Blake Sprouse.

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Sunset's Powers outpointed in Bellator MMA bout

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner
Mar 30 2014 - 11:38am

Sunset mixed-martial arts professional Sean Powers lost a grueling three-round decision to former Division 1 collegiate wrestling champion Bubba Jenkins Friday night at the Maverik Center in West Valley Center.In the Bellator-promoted card, Jenkins, 7-1, 156 pounds, kept Powers, 8-5, 155 pounds, on the ground most of the bout, with Powers often...

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Sunset MMA fighter back on Bellator card

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner
Mar 27 2014 - 9:07am

Thirteen months ago, when mixed martial arts promotion Bellator came to the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Sunset's Sean Powers scored a big win, wearing down and stopping Dave Allred in round 3. The preliminary bout was broadcast live on the Internet. In a bout aired on cable TV, Utahn Rad Martinez was stopped in a tournament championship...

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Siler stopped in MMA fight

Standard-Examiner, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 25 2014 - 10:20am

Ogden mixed martial artist Steven Siler suffered a loss in a UFC match on Sunday, losing to Brazilian Rony Jason in 77 seconds in Natal, Brazil.

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Ogden’s Siler to fight UFC MMA bout in Brazil

Standard-Examiner, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 22 2014 - 10:02am

Steven Siler, Ogden mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC, which is the highest level of professional MMA, fights Sunday in Brazil. Siler's featherweight bout against Brazil's Rony Mariano Bezerra will be televised on the cable channel Fox Sports 1.

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Roberts repeats success in ring

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 17 2014 - 1:04am

LAYTON -- Ogden 170-pound mixed martial arts professional Justin Roberts scored his second win in two months Saturday night at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, stopping Robert McCollum in 86 seconds via a rear naked choke tap out submission.

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Ogden’s Roberts looks for fifth MMA victory Saturday in Layton

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner
Feb 12 2014 - 10:00am

After losing a tough fight to another MMA prospect, Kani Correa, Ogden 180-pound pro Justin Roberts took a year off before he got back in the cage in late December. He was successful, moving his record to 4-2 with a stoppage of Michael Dillard. Saturday night, at the Davis Conference Center, Roberts, 36, hopes to gain the first of four wins in...

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It’s ‘take 2’ as Montoya enters the MMA cage in Farmington

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 11:45am

FARMINGTON -- Almost a year ago, Top of Utah MMA professional Lucus Montoya was at Farmington's Legacy Events Center, prepping for his main event against Danny August.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 11:28am


Ogden’s Reeves to defend his MMA title on Saturday

Standard-Examiner, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 10:31am

Saturday night in Vernal, Ogden's Patrick Reeves is slated to defend his Utah RMFC professional mixed martial arts bantamweight championship against Blake Sprouse.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 10:31am


Sunset's Powers outpointed in Bellator MMA bout

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner
Mar 30 2014 - 11:38am

Sunset mixed-martial arts professional Sean Powers lost a grueling three-round decision to former Division 1 collegiate wrestling champion Bubba Jenkins Friday night at the Maverik Center in West Valley Center.In the Bellator-promoted card, Jenkins, 7-1, 156 pounds, kept Powers, 8-5, 155 pounds, on the ground most of the bout, with Powers often...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 30 2014 - 11:38am


Sunset MMA fighter back on Bellator card

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner
Mar 27 2014 - 9:07am

Thirteen months ago, when mixed martial arts promotion Bellator came to the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Sunset's Sean Powers scored a big win, wearing down and stopping Dave Allred in round 3. The preliminary bout was broadcast live on the Internet. In a bout aired on cable TV, Utahn Rad Martinez was stopped in a tournament championship...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 27 2014 - 9:07am


Siler stopped in MMA fight

Standard-Examiner, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 25 2014 - 10:20am

Ogden mixed martial artist Steven Siler suffered a loss in a UFC match on Sunday, losing to Brazilian Rony Jason in 77 seconds in Natal, Brazil.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 10:45am


Ogden’s Siler to fight UFC MMA bout in Brazil

Standard-Examiner, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 22 2014 - 10:02am

Steven Siler, Ogden mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC, which is the highest level of professional MMA, fights Sunday in Brazil. Siler's featherweight bout against Brazil's Rony Mariano Bezerra will be televised on the cable channel Fox Sports 1.

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Wrestling coach with Crohn's putting up a fight -- an MMA fight

Mike Brown takes a kick at JJ Allen while practicing at One Hit MMA in Layton on Wednesday. For years, Brown has coached middle school wrestling, but kickboxing is still new to him. He began fighting MMA in August as a way to fight weight gain from medication he’s taking for Crohn’s disease.  (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Jamie Lampros
Apr 13 2013 - 11:13pm

LAYTON -- A former high school wrestling star struck by a chronic disease in adulthood is planning a comeback, this time in mixed martial arts.Mike Brown started wrestling when he was in the sixth grade. That was the year he also won his first tournament.After that, he wrestled for Central Davis Junior High School, losing only twice during those...

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GALLERY: MMA fights held at Legacy Events Center in Farmington 6-1-13

Danny August lands (left) a hard left punch on opponent Lucus Montoya (right). At the Legacy Event Center in Farmington, On June 1, 2013 (Brian Wolfer Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Brian Wolfer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Jun 2 2013 - 11:46pm

MMA fights at Legacy Events Center in Farmington on June 1, 2013.

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GALLERY: Total Mayhem Rising Stars II

Reynaldo Leal
May 3 2013 - 10:47pm

Fighters squared off at the Summit Hotel during Total Mayhem Rising Stars II in Ogden, Friday May 3, 2013.

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Wrestling coach with Crohn's putting up a fight -- an MMA fight

Mike Brown takes a kick at JJ Allen while practicing at One Hit MMA in Layton on Wednesday. For years, Brown has coached middle school wrestling, but kickboxing is still new to him. He began fighting MMA in August as a way to fight weight gain from medication he’s taking for Crohn’s disease.  (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Jamie Lampros
Apr 13 2013 - 11:13pm

LAYTON -- A former high school wrestling star struck by a chronic disease in adulthood is planning a comeback, this time in mixed martial arts.Mike Brown started wrestling when he was in the sixth grade. That was the year he also won his first tournament.After that, he wrestled for Central Davis Junior High School, losing only twice during those...

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