PHARR, Texas â€“ Hometown MMA superstar Roger â€œEl Matadorâ€ Huerta; the only professional fighter to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated [Read more...]
Jon War Machine Koppenhaver looks to put his one year stint in jail behind him and forward his mixed martial arts career. Today we confirmed with War Machine that he has agreed to fight Roger Huerta on Nov. 26th in Texas, but the contracts have yet to been signed. He also confirmed that his fight with Gideon Ray is still on Oct. 15th in Chicago.
“Yeah, finally handled some details on this deal and now moving forward on this fight. [@RogerHuerta]“
Bellator Fighting Championships hailed from the City of Brotherly Love tonight with a star-studded and stacked card. Philadelphia fans were treated to a night of world-class MMA with the Bellator 33 which took place at the Liacouras Center in downtown Philadelphia.
The night featured a special non-title Super Fight between Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez and UFC veteran Roger “El Matador” Huerta. Also on the card was a Bellator World Title Fight between reigning champ Lyman Good and Season 2 Welterweight Tournament Champ Ben Askren.
â€œWhat an incredible night of fights, my first thank you tonight is to the city of Philadelphia,â€ said Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney. â€œThe crowd, the energy was great, Iâ€™m glad Philadelphia fans were treated to a world-class mixed martial arts display.â€