Canadian Rumour Mill – August 22
Congrats to Saskatchewan’s Mitch Clarke on making it to the big show!
- Looks like the Haggis Basher John Fraser will battle it out with ex-UFCer Alvin Robinson at 145lbs on Score Fighting Series.
- Brandon MacArthur will be stepping into the “Torture Chamber” at Rumble in the Cage and slugging it out with Dan Chambers.
- Edmonton commission Tsar, Pat Reid, recently presented the ABC with a study on weight cutting that has been in the works for the last few years. I’d like to get my hands on that.
- Iron Tiger stand out Will Romero will be on the September 10th Canadian Fighting Championship show. It won’t be in MMA though. Romero will bang with Mark Durant in one of the featured Muay Thai contests.
- Also the brother of Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, Sergio Pettis, will make his pro MMA debut against Kyle Vivian on the September CFC show.
- Look for Nick Denis to get back in the mix and fight Nick Mamalis on WRECK MMA. Hopefully this happens, it’s been a long time since the Ninja of Love has competed.
- Big John McCarthy protégé, Jerin Valel is going international and travelling to Shanghai, China. Valel will be officiating on the Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation (RUFF) show.
- Welcome to the world of unified rules Manitoba. Elbows are now allowed in Manitoba.
- John Alessio is dropping to 155lbs. Watch out Lightweights!!!
- What is/was Hope Fight Productions looks to be returning in either mid November or January. Small town hockey is causing venue availability problems.
- This should be a fun one and is more for fans of Top MMA News. Allen Hope vs Markhaile “Showtime” Wedderburn are scrapping at Prestige FC 3, October 21st.
- Sounds like Chuck Liddell will sign a big sponsorship deal with Canadian fightwear apparel company Headrush.
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