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Nathan Maness replaces Lance Lawrence at HRMMA 114

Nathan Maness vs. Kellen VanCamp With Lance Lawrence requiring surgery for a broken tooth and infection, Nathan Maness (10-1) has replaced him and will now face Kellen VanCamp (3-2) at HRMMA 114 on Feb. 1. The bout will still be for the vacant HRMMA pro featherweight title. Maness returns to fight in Kentucky for the first time since 2017. The ...

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Three pro bouts added to Ohio Combat League 5

Derrick Weaver vs Matt Comer The pro card for Ohio Combat League 5 is officially full, as three bouts were added to the lineup by the promotion. A pair of heavyweight contests will go down, as Matt Comer (2-4) faces Derrick Weaver (4-5) and Justin Richwine (1-3) throws down against Brad Orsbone (0-0). A former track star at Ohio State, ...

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Jeff Hughes added to UFC Columbus

Jeff Hughes A second fighter with Ohio ties has been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night Columbus event, as Cleveland heavyweight Jeff Hughes (10-3) is expected to face Carlos Felipe (8-0) on March 28. The bout was first reported by MMAFighting. Hughes signed with the UFC in 2018 after a TKO victory over Josh Appelt at Dana White’s Tuesday ...

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Top 5 fighters we’d like to see signed for UFC Columbus

Mark Martin | photo by Katie Jay The UFC recently announced its return to Columbus on March 28, as Nationwide Arena will host a Fight Night event. The UFC’s roster currently features a great crop of talent from Ohio, including heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt, women’s flyweight Jessica Eye, welterweight Matt Brown, lightweight Devonte Smith, heavyweight ...

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Cody Garbrandt set to compete at UFC Columbus

December 30, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Cody Garbrandt gestures toward Dominick Cruz during UFC 207 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports One of Ohio’s favorite sons is set to compete in his home state, as Cody Garbrandt (11-3) is expected to face Raphael Assuncao (27-7) at UFC Fight Night Columbus on March 28. Fight News ...

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