Archives:

October 18th, 2014

Carlin Bardsley (twitter:@carlinbardsley) is on-site at the Budweiser Gardens in scenic London, Ontario for Provincial Fighting Championships’ third event “Showdown in the Downtown”. The event is headlined by UFC veteran and London’s own Jesse “The Bodysnatcher” Ronson taking on Bellator veteran Dom O’Grady. Bell time is scheduled for 8pm, keep it locked to TopMMANews.com for […]

May 13th, 2014

Friday’s Bellator 119 saw the promotion’s return to Canada and Casino Rama in Orillia, Ontario. The card had it’s share of memorable moments. Top MMA News was in attendance and selected its highlight and lowlight of the night. For more on the Canadian fighters on the card, click HERE Highlight – Brian Rogers KO of […]

May 13th, 2014

  Bellator made its long-awaited return to Canada on Friday night, once again holding court at Casino Rama near Orillia, Ontario. Bellator 119 saw the finals of the Featherweight tournament, as Daniel Weichel submitted Desmond Green to become $100,000 richer and lay claim to a title shot somewhere down the line. Canadian favourite John Alessio […]

May 9th, 2014

Bellator MMA returns north of the border for the first time in over a year and a half tomorrow night with Bellator MMA 119 and Carlin Bardsley is live on scene at Casinorama delivering the play by play. In the main event, Desmond Green takes on Daniel Weichel to determine the Featherweight Tournament winner and the next in line […]

May 9th, 2014

Bellator MMA returns north of the border for the first time in over a year and a half tomorrow night with Bellator MMA 119. In the main event, Desmond Green takes on Daniel Weichel to determine the Featherweight Tournament winner and the next in line to challenge Pat Curran for the belt. Also on the […]

September 24th, 2013

Canada has long been known as the mecca of mixed martial arts. In addition to the strong national grassroots support of the sport from coast-to-coast, Canadian talents are recognized among the sport’s pioneers and a proud Canadian in Georges St-Pierre currently sits atop the heap in the UFC as their Welterweight champion, top pay-per-view draw, […]

September 17th, 2013

By any standards, Ryan Dickson has had a tough year. The Joslin’s MMA product began 2013 by receiving a diagnosis of testicular cancer. Fortunately for Dickson, the disease was caught early and dealt with, leaving Dickson with a two month convalesence but a prognosis for good health in the future. With the cancer battle behind […]

August 14th, 2013

Last November, the Canadian combat scene suffered the loss of respected veteran Nabil “The Thrill” Khatib to retirement. Khatib had a venerable kickboxing career and faced off against many well-known names in the MMA realm, including UFC veterans Gideon Ray, Carlos Newton, Shonie Carter and Mark Holst among others. He has been called “the Canadian […]