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Thele shoots for third memorable MCC win June 19

 

MCC 59 - June 19

MCC 59 – June 19

Thele shoots for third memorable MCC win June 19
By Aaron Young

Josh Thele respects his MCC 59 opponent in Allyn Case.

He respects the Case family, is a fan of Allyn’s brother, Johnny, but when that cage door closes for a three-round brawl June 19, Thele is determined to make a name for himself and deal with anyone who stands in his way.

“Expect a good fight,” Thele said. “I have two memorable fights for MCC, and I want to make this the same.” (more…)

John Ramirez vs. Grant Sherman: Fireworks bound to burst at MCC 59
MCC 59 - June 19

MCC 59 – June 19

John Ramirez vs. Grant Sherman: Fireworks bound to burst at MCC 59
By Aaron Young

John Ramirez doesn’t care how his MCC 59 opponent in Grant “Lil Beastie” Sherman fights.

And Sherman feels the exact same way.

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Ago “The Super Sayain” Huskic: I’ve been doing me
MCC 59 - June 19th

MCC 59 – June 19th


Ago “The Super Sayain” Huskic: I’ve been doing me

By Aaron Young

After two MCC victories at the amateur level, Ago “The Super Sayain” Huskic will take his 9-1 amateur record and start over spotless at 0-0 as he makes the jump to the professional ranking.

Huskic will matchup against Jon Milledge, who was featured earlier in the week, in his pro debut at MCC 59′s “HOWSER vs. O’BRIEN” on June 19 at Hy Vee Hall in Des Moines.

“I don’t know much about him except for he likes to brawl it out, and I’m not the person you want to get in a brawl with,” Huskic said.

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Jon Milledge prepares for Ago Huskic at MCC 59
MCC 59 - June 19

MCC 59 – June 19


Jon Milledge prepares for Ago Huskic at MCC 59

By Aaron Young

When he fought as an amateur, Jon Milledge dubbed the nickname “Psycho.”

He’s fought through tough matchups, and even when he was the defeated, he attacked in full force.

Come June 19, “Pscyho” plans to do it again.

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Touching base with MCC 59′s Patrick Martin
Patrick Martin

Patrick Martin

Touching base with MCC 59′s Patrick Martin By Aaron Young

The guy that went viral for calling Josh Neer out and fighting him in his gym, is Patrick Martin. Midwest Cage Championship caught up with the MCC 59 fighter, before he takes the cage June 19.

From calHe’ll be making his professional debut with a record of 3-0, going up against the likes of Tyson Reasby. Here’s our conversation:

Q: What do you know about your opponent?

A: I know that my opponent is a brawler and that he hits hard from what I am told. My plan of attack will be as always to set the tempo, take his game plan away then force him to match strength, speed, skill, athleticism and condition … Pretty simple! (more…)

Mason “The Monster” Roberts ready for MCC 59 showdown
Mason Roberts

Mason Roberts


Mason “The Monster” Roberts ready for MCC 59 showdown
By Aaron Young

With a fresh record of 0-0 leading into MCC 59: HOWSER vs. O’BRIEN, amateur mixed martial artist Mason “The Monster” Roberts is looking for his first career victory.

Roberts will be going up against J.J. Roberts in the flyweight division, and all Roberts has seen of his opponent is fighting in a kickboxing match.

“He appears to be a strict boxer, very few kicks thrown,” Roberts said. “I plan to outlast him anywhere the fight goes.”

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Nate “The Savage” Smith: I’m thinking about my redemption
Nate Smith

Nate Smith

Nate “The Savage” Smith: I’m thinking about my redemption
By Aaron Young

At MCC 53: Full Force, the loss Nate “The Savage” Smith endured to his opponent in Nate Endres left a bitter taste in his mouth.

He’ll get his revenge June 19.

Smith and Endres are set to go in an amateur bantamweight bout, this time though for the championship belt.

“He (Endres) had the luck clover on his side, but no more of that,” Smith said. “I plan to bring it to him even better than I was a year ago.”

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MCC targets June 19th return, adds superstar line up and worldwide title sponsor!
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DeeZee.com

MCC targets June 19th return, adds superstar line up and worldwide title sponsor!

Following one of the most explosive events in the company’s nine-year history; MCC 58: Moreno vs. Futrell , the Midwest’s most exciting mixed martial arts promotion will try to outdo itself this Summer, returning to Hy Vee Hall with a blockbuster event which includes a fourteen-bout card topped off by two of the nation’s top featherweight fighters.

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Current and former MCC champs to brawl for featherweight belt
June 19th - MCC 59

June 19th – MCC 59

Current and former MCC champs to brawl for featherweight belt
By Aaron Young

We’re a little under three months until MCC 59, but the buzz revolving around June’s fight night is at an all-time high.

You can thank the co-main event fighters in seasoned veteran T.J. O’Brien (21-7) and featherweight champion Eric Howser (8-2) for that, as the pair go knuckle-to-knuckle for the 145 pound championship belt.

Even the former and current champ are excited for their matchup.

“T.J. is undoubtedly the most talented fighter I have been matched up against,” Howser said. “He is tall and long, and his ground game is phenomenal. Defending my title against such a seasoned veteran will be a great test of not only my skill level, but also my will and determination.”

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