Articles about Tom Ahrens’

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 5, 2012

Timmy Gorman vs. Tom Ahrens headlines annual Thanksgiving Throwdown at MCC 44

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Timmy Gorman vs. Tom Ahrens headlines annual Thanksgiving Throwdown at MCC 44 In one half of the two features title bouts at MCC 44, Timmy Gorman (8-2 MMA, 1-0 MCC) will challenge featherweight belt holder, Tom “To da Top” Ahrens at this month’s Thanksgiving Throwdown event. MCC offcials announced that the five round bout will […]


Oct 26, 2012

Fight Path: Tim Gorman’s start in bar challenge fight set him on path to upcoming title bout

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Fight Path: Tim Gorman’s start in bar challenge fight set him on path to upcoming title bout Tim Gorman wanted to wait until his friends left, just in case things didn’t go well. He then was a 19-year-old attending a regular fight night at a popular bar in Des Moines, Iowa. That night, the competition’s […]


Oct 20, 2012

MCC 44 Pre-Fight – Timmy Gorman & Michael McBride

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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! […]


Jun 17, 2012

MCC 41 Post Fight Interviews

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Jun 15, 2012

MCC 41 Weigh-In’s

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Jun 12, 2012

Luis Saldana’s Fight Week Video Blog

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Jun 11, 2012

Fight Week blog by Benly Xamonty

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Fight Week blog by Benly Xamonty The week leading up to a fight is a time I use for mental preparation and polishing up every aspect of my game. On June 11th, we start to focus more on mitts, pads and game planning. This past week was probably one of the toughest weeks throughout the […]


Jun 6, 2012

Ready to wear the belt again, Will Shutt prepares for war- possibly two!

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Ready to wear the belt again, Will Shutt prepares for war- possibly two! In less than two weeks, at MCC 41, the promotions first-ever featherweight champion, Will “The Real Deal” Shutt, will make another run at the title. This time, however, he’ll have to beat two men in the same night to do so. Shutt, […]


Jun 3, 2012

2 weeks out blog by Benly Xamonty

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The past few weeks have been very tough as we get closer and closer to fight day. This past weekend most people were enjoying the holiday and celebrating. I made my way home to Storm Lake, Iowa to visit family and close friends. When arriving home on the evening of May 25th, I spent the […]


May 31, 2012

Four Fighters in Tournament – Two of Them Fighting TWICE In The Same Night at MCC 41

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May 31, 2012

Luis Saldana – Vlog from 2 weeks out from MCC 41

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May 22, 2012

Luis Saldana video blog – 3 1/2 weeks to MCC 41 on June 16

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May 22, 2012

Benly Xamonty – 3 1/2 weeks to MCC 41 blog

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My thoughts going into this tournament are extremely positive. Since my debut at MCC I’ve grown leaps and bounds. The time I’ve had “off” has been devoted to training. The more I watched videos on my last fight, the more dissatisfied I became with my performance. Sure it ended in the first round but I […]


May 17, 2012

Debut Video Blog of Luis Saldana En Route to MCC 41 – June 16th

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May 17, 2012

Benly Xamonty – Debut Blog to 4 Man Tournament at MCC 41 – June 16th

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I will be competing for MCC 41 on June 16th in a four man tournament. My first opponent will be Will Shutt. The other match will be Luis Saldana vs Tom Ahrens, and the winners we be facing off on the same night, in the main event! Leading up to the event, I will be […]


May 7, 2012

MCC 41’s Four-Man Tourney Takes The Spotlight, Winner Takes Interim Crown

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MCC 41’s four-man tourney takes the spotlight, winner takes interim crown In what could quite possibly become the most exciting and stacked tournament in MCC’s history, the talents of four of the top up and comers have been tapped. Round one kicks off when undefeated prospect, Luis Saldana faces gritty veteran, Tom “To the Top” […]


May 3, 2012

MCC announces next date, continues to stack card

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MCC 41- June 16 MCC announces next date, continues to stack card The weather is not the only thing in Iowa that’s heating up! MCC officials are deep underway of putting together another blockbuster card for June 16 at Hy Vee Hall. MCC 41: Adrenaline will feature a four-man tournament in the featherweight division putting […]



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