Canadian MMA Rumour Mill – March 21
Congrats go out to Sarah Kaufman on her Unanimous Decision victory over Jessica-Rose Clark this weekend. The bout was the co-main event of Korean promotion Battlefield FC’s debut event. In a surprising twist Cris Cyborg was in Kaufman’s corner, alongside with her longtime coach Adam Zugec.
On to the rumours:
Gary Mangat, a Bantamweight who has not lost since 2013, is targeting to fight next in April. Once again, it will be overseas for the Brave Combat Federation.
Another top Canadian Bantamweight, Josh Hill, has officially signed a deal with Fight Night Global out of Russia. No news of his first bout at this time.
Havoc FC 12 will be held on June 3rd. Look for the following matchups on the card:
- Chris Chapman will take on Corey Gower
- Devon Neis meets Curtis Baker
- Brent Keryluke fights Justin Schmit
- Might also see Justin Basra and “Airwolf” Wolfgang Janssen !
New Promotion! L Jack MMA is going to be bring fans fights from Fredericton, New Brunswick! Stay tuned for more info.
Craig Hudson (0-3) was going to return to the boxing ring at the War by the Shore Boxing event on April 22 in Bouctouche, New Brunswick. However, Juls Collette is off as his opponent. Anyone want to face a WarDog?
Don Wonch (0-0) is another former MMA fighter turning to boxing. He will make his pro debut against Emile Arsenault (9-4-2) on the same “War on the Shore” fight card.
Oldtimer MMA News: Matt Hughes is teasing a return to MMA. Maybe to fight Royce Gracie. Well ‘The Crow’ says he is down to fight the country boy! Who else would like to see Hughes vs David Loiseau in Senior MMA competition?