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Covering MMA since 2008, James Lynch is a Freelance Journalist for MyMMANews, Sports Illustrated MMA, Fightful, MMAOddsBreaker and Sportsnet. Like talking MMA? Follow him on Twitter @LynchOnSports

Vladimir Kazbekov Talks Maverick MMA Bantamweight Title Victory Interviews MMA News Video 

Vladimir Kazbekov Talks Maverick MMA Bantamweight Title Victory

Vladimir Kazbekov (4-2) recaps his split decision win over Malek Mahmoud (1-1) at Maverick MMA 6 where he won the bantamweight championship. Vlad also talks about his weight cut ahead of the matchup, his performance in the fight and fighting close to home in his next fight. Vlad had did not have many pleasantries to exchange about his opponent last... Read More
Invicta FC 29’s Pannie Kianzad talks Bianca Daimoni Matchup, Working as a Caregiver & Her Dog “Biggie” Interviews Video 

Invicta FC 29’s Pannie Kianzad talks Bianca Daimoni Matchup, Working as a Caregiver & Her Dog “Biggie”

Pannie Kianzad (8-3) discusses her upcoming fight against Bianca Daimoni (7-2) at Invicta FC 29 on May 4. Pannie also talks about her loss to Sarah Kaufman, difficulty getting fights, working as a caregiver part time, her training camp and her dog “Biggie.” Watch interview with Pannie Kianzad below: The fight card for Invicta FC 29 can be found below:... Read More
Vladimir Kazbekov talks Maverick MMA title fight April 14th Interviews MMA News Video 

Vladimir Kazbekov talks Maverick MMA title fight April 14th

Vladimir Kazbekov (3-2) discusses his upcoming title fight for Maverick MMA on April 14. Vlad also talks about crossing training in New Jersey for this fight, having a fight lined up after and preparing for his first title fight. Kazbekov, a native of Canada, will meet Malek Mahmoud who resides in Pennsylvania.  Mahmoud recently headlined PA Cage Fight 30 in... Read More
Bassil Hafez looks to finish Sidney Outlaw at Maverick MMA 6, jump to Contender Series Interviews MMA News 

Bassil Hafez looks to finish Sidney Outlaw at Maverick MMA 6, jump to Contender Series

Bassil Hafez (3-1-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Sidney Outlaw (9-3) at Maverick MMA 6 on April 14. Bassil also talks about how he got into MMA, his training camp for this fight and a potential jump to the Contender Series. All the professional fights Hafez recorded came under the Cage Fury Fighting Championships banner.  His most recent, a split... Read More
Chris Piriz talks CFFC 70, Training at Team Alpha Male & Working with Loutrition Interviews MMA News Video 

Chris Piriz talks CFFC 70, Training at Team Alpha Male & Working with Loutrition

Chris Piriz (5-5) discusses his upcoming fight against Terry Bartholomew (3-1) at CFFC 70 on March 24. Chris also talks about how he got into MMA, training at Team Alpha Male for this camp, working with Lou Giordano for his weight cut and why he believes this fight will end by knockout. Watch interview with Chris Piriz below: Check out... Read More
CFFC 70’s Magic Mears Talks Matchup Against Aljamain Sterling’s Brother Mar. 24 & Training with MLB’s Mike Trout Interviews MMA News 

CFFC 70’s Magic Mears Talks Matchup Against Aljamain Sterling’s Brother Mar. 24 & Training with MLB’s Mike Trout

Professional mixed martial artist Magic Mears (1-2) discusses his upcoming fight against Troy Sterling (0-0-1) at CFFC 70 on Mar. 24.  Sterling is the brother of UFC bantamweight ‘Funkmaster’ Aljamain Sterling. Magic also talks about how he got into MMA, why he hasn’t fought since 2016, his day job working with kids and training with MLB standout Mike Trout. Watch... Read More
TUF 16 Winner Colton Smith talks Sean Brady matchup, Layoff, Military Service Interviews MMA News 

TUF 16 Winner Colton Smith talks Sean Brady matchup, Layoff, Military Service

Colton Smith (7-4) discusses his upcoming fight against Sean Brady (7-0) at Shogun Fights on March 17. Smith also talks about his latest deployment to Afghanistan, how this matchup came together, training camp for this fight, UFC tenure and who he still keeps in touch with from TUF 16. WATCH COLTON SMITH BELOW: South Florida will play host to Shogun... Read More
Bill Algeo talks ROC featherweight title defense, fighters on USKA card Interviews MMA News Video 

Bill Algeo talks ROC featherweight title defense, fighters on USKA card

Bill Algeo (9-3) discusses his upcoming title defense against Tevin Cooke (5-1) at Ring of Combat 62 on March 2. Bill also talks about the USKA event the following night, specifically his two students Sean Morgan and Raymundo Chavez who both compete in the card. He also talks about potentially taking a short notice fight for the UFC when they come to... Read More
Former NFL Player Austen Lane Talks Warfare MMA 18 Matchup, Gives Super Bowl LII Prediction Interviews MMA News Video 

Former NFL Player Austen Lane Talks Warfare MMA 18 Matchup, Gives Super Bowl LII Prediction

Austen Lane (3-0) discusses his upcoming fight against Ben Rowland (4-0) at Warfare MMA 18 on March 10. Austen also talks about how this matchup came together, his training camp and he gives his prediction for this years Super Bowl. Lane is a former defensive end who was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.... Read More
Mike Mucitelli talks Matt Hamill Matchup at Maverick MMA 5 , 2-Year Layoff & Video Games Interviews MMA News Video 

Mike Mucitelli talks Matt Hamill Matchup at Maverick MMA 5 , 2-Year Layoff & Video Games

Mike Mucitelli (7-3) discusses his upcoming fight against Matt Hamill (12-8) at Maverick MMA 5 on Feb. 17. Mike also explains why he’s been away from the cage for more than two years, his full time job which has taken up most of his time, his training camp for this matchup, what’s next for him after this fight and what... Read More