MCC 61’s Nate Endres leaves number one ranking behind and steps up to professional ranks
In 2013 Nate Endres stepped in the cage for the very first time. And the wrestling standout, who has remained undefeated throughout eight contests, has never let a fight go to the judges scorecard.
After capturing the inaugural MCC Amateur Bantamweight Title in January of this year and defending it six months later, Endres, who is currently ranked number one in the state of Iowa at 135 lbs. will start with a fresh slate when he competes in his first professional mixed martial arts bout at MCC 61: Thanksgiving Throw Down. (more…)
Saints Pub at Jordan Creek this Saturday for UFC 192
Midwest Cage Championship would like to invite all of the Des Moines-area mixed martial arts fans to Saints Pub & Patio at Jordan Creek (165 S. Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA) for this Saturday’s UFC 192 : Cormier vs. Gustafsson. (more…)
Midwest Cage Championship (MCC) returns to Hy Vee Hall for its annual Thanksgiving Throwdown event on Wednesday, November 25th, and this year the most exciting regional promotion has stacked the thirteen-bout fight card from top to bottom.
In the main event of the evening, two Bellator MMA veterans square off in a title fight scheduled for five rounds. Reining lightweight champion Michael McBride (7-1) will face off against “The Cedar Rapids Psycho” Derek Loffer (9-4) in a classic striker versus grappler match that is sure to deliver non-stop entertainment from bell to bell. With both competitors clamoring to get to the next level of the game, this contest has high stakes written all over it.
In the co-main event, undefeated up and comer Jordan Young (3-0) will take on Kansas native Timehin Babalolo (3-2) for the vacant MCC middleweight championship. Young, a professional fighter from Des Moines who has won all of his fights in the very first round will have his hands full with Babalolo, a seasoned wrestler who will look to put the first blemish on Young’s record while walking away with some new championship hardware.
Two of the most exciting featherweights in the Midwest will square off in a feature bout that’s guaranteed to be explosive. Luis “The Predator” Saldana (8-3) will meet Anthony “The Bengal” Baccam (7-4) in the center of the cage in a match to decide the number one contender in the stacked 145 lb. division, while two former amateur standouts, Nate Endres and Allyn Case, will face each other in their professional debuts.
Plus, popular fighters Ronie “Warfrog” Britt, Mike “Mini Van” Van Meer, Patrick “Lionheart” Martin, Kyle Angerman, Emmanuel Colon, Jobe Hinders, and many more will all be in action November 25. It’s the event of the year that you don’t want to miss!
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