November 6th, 2013

Earlier this year the Government of Saskatchewan legalized amateur MMA and other combat sports and announced plans to create a Provincial Athletic Commission to address professional combat sports.  The first legislative step to make this a reality has now taken place. The Government introduced Bill 108 “An Act Respecting the Athletics Commission and Professional Contests or […]

October 11th, 2013

Today, Invicta Fighting Championships announced that two Canadian Featherweights will faceoff on December 7 as Julia Budd will take on Charmaine Tweet on the Invicta 7 card. The fight, along with three Invicta world title fights, will take place at the Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City in Kansas. Port Moody, British Columbia’s Julia Budd (5-2) […]

September 2nd, 2013

What do you do for an MMA card when your main event features two of the top ten Featherweights in the country? Well, you add two more top ranked Canadian Featherweights for a co-main event. Top MMA News has gotten word today from Extreme Cage Combat that Tristan Johnson will face Adam Lorenz on their […]

August 14th, 2013

As discussed earlier this month, Saskatchewan has plans underway to legalize MMA.  Although it appeared amateur MMA was to be legalized the plans apparently also will include professional MMA.  The Government of Saskatchewan has just released the following press release: The Government of Saskatchewan has approved the establishment of a provincial athletics commission and is taking […]

July 30th, 2013

Earlier this month I discussed the combat sports athletic commission rumored to be coming to Weyburn, Sakatchewan concluding that if Cities in Saskatchewan have the authority to regulate MMA under the Cities Act and there is “no interference from the Provincial legislature” then the path may be clear for municipal commissions. I have just been informed […]

July 17th, 2013

Weyburn is looking at allowing Alberta’s Central Combative Sports Commission to sanction pro and amateur events in its municipality, according to a Greg Nikkel report in the Weyburn Review. In April 2013, Prestige Fight Club held their first show, entitled “The Rising”, in Weyburn.  That amateur MMA event was not sanctioned by a governing body. […]

June 26th, 2013

British Columbia’s Julia Budd is out with a neck injury, so Invicta Fighting Championship has named Saskatchewan’s Charmaine Tweet as her substitute on the Invicta 6 card.  Tweet will face  Ediane Gomes (10-2) on the July 13th card. Charmaine Tweet (4-3) told Top MMA News in her recent interview with the site (watch it HERE) that she could […]

June 25th, 2013

  Top MMA News‘ Don Wilson caught up with Charmaine Tweet following her win over Amanda Bell at Battle for the Border 2. In the interview, the Saskatchewan fighter discusses her : win over Amanda Bell at Battle for the Border, issues being paid by Super Fight League, the possibility of fighting for Invicta in […]

June 16th, 2013

Mitch Clarke talks with Top MMA News’ Don Wilson following Clarke’s win over John Maguire at UFC 161. In the interview, Clarke discusses: his performance against Maguire, getting his first UFC win, and his training leading up to the UFC Winnipeg fight.

June 14th, 2013

World Series of Fighting hold their third event tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features a dynamite Welterweight fight between Jon Fitch and Josh Burkman. In the co-main event Saskatoon’s Tyson Steele takes on Steve Carl in a bout that is rumored have title implications. Main Card (NBC Sports Network-11 pm et) 170lbs- […]

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