Articles about Miguel Rios’

Jan 5, 2015

MCC 57’s Miguel “El Rey” Rios would like to reintroduce himself on January 23

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MCC 57’s Miguel “El Rey” Rios would like to reintroduce himself on January 23 At MCC 57, fight fans not only get treated to a light heavyweight showdown between two undefeated prospects in the main event, but that night also marks the return of fan favorite Miguel “El Rey” Rios. Having faced MCC veterans such […]


Dec 23, 2014

MCC 57’s Marcelo Nunes prepares to welcome Miguel Rios back to the cage

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MCC 57’s Marcelo Nunes prepares to welcome Miguel Rios back to the cage No stranger to competition, MCC 57’s Marcelo Nunes has already made a name for himself on the BJJ circuit earning himself a black belt under highly regarded practitioner Robert Drysdale as well as and unblemished record of 4-0 in MMA competition. Today […]


Dec 2, 2014

MCC announces January 23 event, Rios and Schmauss return

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MCC announces January 23 event, Rios and Schmauss return With less than one week removed from one of the most memorable events to date, the Midwest’s most popular promotion has announced a return to Hy Vee Hall on January 23 for MCC 57. In addition, two of the most polarizing fighters to step foot in […]


Nov 23, 2012

Gorman pummels Ahrens, Case stuns Wilson, Britt and Rios face temporary set backs

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Gorman pummels Ahrens, Case stuns Wilson, Britt and Rios face temporary set backs With another Thanksgiving Throw Down in the books, we look back and re cap an electrifying night that included a dominant performance by newly crowned featherweight champ, Timmy Gorman as well as another solid performance by lightweight kingpin, Johnny “Hollywood” Case. Whether […]


Nov 16, 2012

MCC’s annual Thanksgiving Throw Down set with 10 bouts, two title fights

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MCC’s annual Thanksgiving Throw Down set with 10 bouts, two title fights The Midwest’s most popular promotion is less than on week away from the annual Thanksgiving Throw Down, Wednesday November 21st, at Hy Vee Hall. This year, the event has been packed with title fights, exciting up and coming talent, and a couple traditional […]


Nov 7, 2012

MCC 44’s Miguel Rios talks fatherhood, fighting and the future

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MCC 44’s Miguel Rios talks fatherhood, fighting and the future When it comes to the sport of mixed martial arts, fighters are constantly improving to stay ahead of the curve. Iron sharpens iron is what the old school followers of the game will tell you. And when it comes to iron, you’d be hard pressed […]


Oct 20, 2012

MCC Announces Main Card Line Up For Thanksgiving Throwdown

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For Immediate Release: Midwest Cage Championship Des Moines, Iowa www.MidwestCageChampionship.com www.fb.com/MCC.Fights www.twitter.com/MCC_Fights MCC announces main card line up for Thanksgiving Throwdown Each year fight fans can look forward to a couple things; spending time with family and good food and a kick-ass show thrown by the Midwest’s most popular promotion the night before the holiday! […]


Apr 17, 2012

MCC 40: Lund vs Dicke – Main Card Re-Cap

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Main Card Re-Cap Chad Vandermark vs. Gary Hedlund Making his professional debut, hard-hitting Chad Vandermark stepped in the cage to face Gary Hedlund- who was making his second appearance in MCC following an impressive three round fight with veteran, Ronnie Britt. Most of the affair was spent in the clinch pressed against the cage. Despite […]


Apr 14, 2012

MCC 40: Lund vs Dicke – Post Fight Interviews

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Mar 27, 2012

Rios meets McIntosh at MCC 40

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Rios meets McIntosh at MCC 40 Coming off the most impressive victory of his career, top welterweight contender Miguel “El Rey” Rios, Jr. is set to meet Cory McIntosh on April 13. With only one blemish on his mixed martial arts record- a loss to now-UFC fighter Lance Benoist, “El Rey” has rattled off two […]


Mar 19, 2012

MCC 40: Lund vs Dicke set with title fight, key rematch

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MCC 40: Lund vs Dicke set with title fight, key rematch On Friday, April 13 the Midwest’s most popular promotion returns to Hy Vee Hall as Complete Nutrition and Spartan Strength present, MCC 40: Lund vs. Dicke. The main event of the evening features light heavyweight champion, Jesse Lund (10-3) in a scheduled five-round bout […]


Mar 5, 2012

Midwest Cage Championship announces Spring event- MCC 40: LUND vs DICKE on April 13th

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Midwest Cage Championship announces Spring event- MCC 40: LUND vs DICKE on April 13th MCC officials announced today that April’s card will feature the return of lightweight champion, Jesse Lund as well as former middleweight champ’s, Mike “Mini Van” Van Meer and Brian “BG” Green, in addition to notables Miguel “El Rey” Rios, Jr., Calley […]


Mar 3, 2012

MCC40: Lund vs Dicke

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Nov 29, 2011

MCC 37 “Thanksgiving Throwdown” Main Card Review

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MCC 37 “Thanksgiving Throwdown” Main Card Review Gary Hedlund vs. Ronnie Britt, 3rd, RNC When Ronnie “The Warfrog” Britt lost his fourth ever mixed martial arts fight at MCC 36, many people thought the 46 year old would hang it up (really hang it up this time), but rather than calling it quits he immediately […]


Nov 24, 2011

MCC 37 Post Fight Interviews

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Nov 19, 2011

Catching up at work with Miguel “El Rey” Rios

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Nov 7, 2011

Fighter Focus: Miguel “El Rey” Rios, Jr. carries on four-year tradition at Thanksgiving Throwdown, looks to impress fans and his students alike

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Fighter Focus: Miguel “El Rey” Rios, Jr. carries on four-year tradition at Thanksgiving Throwdown, looks to impress fans and his students alike MCC: Miguel, welcome back to MCC. Since we last talked to you it sounds like you are training with same crew but moved locations and you started your own MMA gym. Wow- busy […]


Oct 5, 2011

Rios vs. Jenkins added to MCC 37 “Thanksgiving Throwdown”

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Rios vs. Jenkins added to MCC 37 “Thanksgiving Throwdown” Coming straight off a potential fight of the year performance in his MCC debut, South Dakota native, Doug Jenkins looks to take another step towards the top of the food chain on November 23 when he takes on perennial contender, Miguel “El Rey” Rios, Jr.


Oct 4, 2011

MCC gears up for annual Thanksgiving Throwdown, stacks card with top talent

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MCC gears up for annual Thanksgiving Throwdown, stacks card with top talent Historically, the Midwest’s most popular promotion reserves its annual Thanksgiving Throwdown event to showcase the area’s top talent, and this year’s event is certain not to disappoint. With more high profile fights than any other event this year, returning superstars Victor “Superman” Moreno, […]


Jun 27, 2011

MCC 34: Moreno victorious, Rios dominates, Williams closes in on title shot

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MCC 34: Moreno victorious, Rios dominates, Williams closes in on title shot Moreno vs. Kruger In the main event of MCC 34, Victor “Superman” Moreno proved that his post-retirement campaign was exactly what he had trained for. Taking just one and a half minutes in the very first round to put a halt to top […]



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