Articles about Mike Van Meer’

Oct 22, 2013

Midwest Cage Championship announces annual Thanksgiving Throw Down, welterweight title fight

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Midwest Cage Championship announces annual Thanksgiving Throw Down, welterweight title fight Typically referred to as the year’s biggest mixed martial arts event in the state of Iowa, the Midwest’s most popular promotion will certainly not disappoint fight fans this year, as the card has already taken shape, and amongst the crop of exciting fighters, the […]


Oct 13, 2012

MCC 43 Post Fight Interviews by the Winners of the Night

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Apr 12, 2012

MCC 40: LUND vs DICKE – Weigh-In’s

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Mar 23, 2012

Fighter Focus: Five minutes with former champ, Mike Van Meer

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Fighter Focus: Five minutes with former champ, Mike Van Meer A former 185 lb champion, Mike “Mini Van” Van Meer has seen his share of ups and downs throughout his career; a career that includes over 75 professional fights, many of which have been against some of the toughest names in the sport. Despite the […]


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 3, 2012

MCC40: Lund vs Dicke

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Aug 6, 2011

MCC 35 Re Cap- Roberts and Glenn go the distance, Lund dominates Poling

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MCC 35 Re Cap- Roberts and Glenn go the distance, Lund dominates Poling The night started out with a bang; technically four of them as the first four of five bouts ending by knockout! Usually such highlight reel performance are witnessed in the latter part of the card, however several fighters, some new to the […]


Aug 4, 2011

MCC 35 Weigh-In’s at Chicken Coop

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Jul 25, 2011

Fighter Focus: On the rebound with former champion, Brian “Smokin” Green

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Brian Green Fighter Focus: On the rebound with former champion, Brian “Smokin” Green MCC: Brian, welcome back to MCC. The last time we saw you in the cage it was rather heartbreaking. Not necessarily because you lost, because that’s just the spot, but because we’ve watch you win and lose, but we all know how […]


Jun 30, 2011

The Midwest’s Top promotion has scheduled its next event for Friday, August 5 at Hy Vee Hall for MCC 35: “Brawl at the Hall.”

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The Midwest’s Top promotion has scheduled its next event for Friday, August 5 at Hy Vee Hall for MCC 35: “Brawl at the Hall.” The main event will feature light heavyweight title holder, Jesse Lund, as he faces Eric Poling in a championship bout scheduled for five rounds. This marks the first title defense for […]


Apr 10, 2011

MCC 33: Two new champions crowned, three former champions defeated!

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MCC 33: Two new champions crowned, three former champions defeated! If you were a betting man, on mixed martial arts anyway, chances are you would have lost the farm last night at MCC 33: “Lund vs. Roberts.” Normally, when odds maker rate fights, nine out of ten times a fighter who once held a championship […]


Apr 6, 2011

MCC 33- Full Card Analysis (minus Main Events)

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Mike “Mini Van” Van Meer vs. Ben Crowder Expect excitement! Although I would not call these two enemies, both have verbally agreed to go to war for fifteen minutes- or two, or three minutes, however long the fight lasts! With Van Meer close to weight a few days out that is a clear sign that […]


Apr 1, 2011

Renewed and re-motivated; former champ Van Meer is ready to wear the belt again!

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Fighter Focus: Renewed and re-motivated; former champ Van Meer is ready to wear the belt again! In one week at MCC 33: “Lund vs Roberts”, the former Middleweight Champion, Mike Van Meer will take the climb back up the division’s ladder when he takes on brawling bad boy, Ben Crowder. Looking to climb back up […]


Mar 29, 2011

Ben Crowder has two loaded fists and a ton of East side pride; Plans to prove it to Van Meer and anyone else!

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Ben Crowder has two loaded fists and a ton of East side pride; Plans to prove it to Van Meer and anyone else! At MCC 33: “Lund vs Roberts”, MCC’s official bad boy, Ben Crowder will face former middleweight champion, Mike “Mini Van” Van Meer. With his sights set on a definitive victory, Crowder might […]


Mar 7, 2011

MCC Announces Next Event; Adds Two Title Fights

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MCC Announces Next Event; Adds Two Title Fights Just one month after MCC 32: “Bad Blood” this Saturday night, the Midwest’s most popular mixed martial arts promotion will hold another stellar card at Hy Vee Hall, this time, filling the championship vacancies in both the light heavyweight and the lightweight divisions. Saturday, April 9 Nutrishop […]


Nov 18, 2010

Van Meer, Bradley: The Trilogy

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Van Meer, Bradley: The Trilogy   All great things come in three, right?  Look at Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and The Return of the Jedi.  How about The Godfather parts one through three?  Oh, what about the Twilight series?  Wait….scratch that last one.   Anyway, in less than one week, another great trilogy […]


Oct 24, 2010

MCC30 Thanksgiving Throwdown

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Wednesday November 24 at Hy Vee Hall, Des Moines, Iowa


Sep 8, 2010

MCC Trials Standout Winners

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Sep 7, 2010

MCC Trials IV: Clear Skies, New Blood; This is Iowa MMA, Baby!

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MCC Trials IV: Clear Skies, New Blood; This is Iowa MMA, Baby!     Saturday night, MCC held its first ever outdoor event.  The Guthrie County Fair played host to Midwest Cage Championship’s fourth trials series as the Midwest’s most popular promotion sought out more up and coming talent to add to their already impressive […]


Aug 10, 2010

MCC Seeks New Talent in Guthrie Center, Van Meer Seeks Revenge

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MCC Seeks New Talent in Guthrie Center, Van Meer Seeks Revenge On Saturday, September 4 at the Guthrie County Fairgrounds, Midwest Cage Championship will hold its fourth Trials event. The show will feature a twelve bout fight card including a rematch of former MCC Middleweight Champion, Mike “Mini Van” Van Meer and rising star “Mean” […]



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