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Jan 17, 2011

Zak Laird (THE NEW Bantamweight Champion)- Final Blog

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What a night huh? Two months of hard work and dedication, all the long hard two a days sometimes three a days that I put in, all worth it. I pushed myself passed my limits for this fight. I knew it was going to be my toughest fight ever. There were times that I thought […]


Jan 16, 2011

MCC 31 Post Fight Interviews

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Jan 16, 2011

Laird Surprises Kamery to Win Title, Glenn Takes Belt From Henry

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Laird Surprises Kamery to Win Title, Glenn Takes Belt From Henry In the first ever MCC Bantamweight Championship fight, aggressive strikers Bill Kamery and Zak Laird were pitted against each other for what was touted to be the stand up battle of the year. The former training partners split ways when the fight was signed […]


Jan 15, 2011

MCC 31 Weigh-In’s

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Jan 10, 2011

Zak Laird- Fight Week Blog

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One more week down and now six days till fight time. I’m feeling confident and ready for this fight. I’ve been pushing myself these last few weeks and it has really paid off. Thanks to a few key people, I am in the best shape I have ever been in for a fight. Training 3-4 […]


Jan 9, 2011

MCC 31: Full Force- This Saturday, “Lil’ Heathen” in Attendance

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MCC 31: Full Force- This Saturday, “Lil’ Heathen” in Attendance The Midwest’s top promotion returns this Saturday night to Hy Vee Hall for another night of mixed martial arts action. This talent packed fight card features two title fights including current MCC Featherweight Champion, Josh “Bam Bam” Henry defending his strap against Rick “Gladiator” Glenn, […]


Jan 3, 2011

Zak Laird- week 4 blog

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So another week has gone by, my title fight draws closer and closer. I feel ready and more determined than I have ever been for a fight before. Kamery is a tough opponent a very good striker but I feel that I am ready for whatever he has to throw at me. I’ve been training […]


Dec 27, 2010

Zak Laird- week 3 blog

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So last week I told you that I would let you know where I decided to do most of my training, and after bouncing around a couple places I decided that I will just continue to bounce around from gym to gym, and just absorb everything they have to show me from different aspects of […]


Dec 25, 2010

Jan 15th- MCC 31: Zak Laird vs Bill Kamery- Pre Fight Breakdown

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Dec 24, 2010

Rick Glenn talks Josh Henry, and Zak Laird Vs. Bill Kamery at MCC 31- Jan. 15th

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Dec 23, 2010

Season Beatings & Happy New Year from MCC

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Dec 20, 2010

Zak Laird- week 2 blog

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Well, week two has come and gone, and what a hectic week it was. Four finals down; chemistry, biology, literature, and spanish. Last week I gave you some insight to how my life and MMA have been brought together. Now that I’m out of school for a month, its time to do work and make […]


Dec 18, 2010

MCC 31 Pre-Fight Interview with Zak “The Maniac” Laird

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Dec 13, 2010

Zak Laird- week 1 blog

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Hey fight fans! My name is Zak Laird, I was born and raised on the Eastside of Des Moines, IA. I am 19 years old professional MMA fighter. I went to East High School where I played baseball and wrestled. In baseball I made first team all conference and all district. In wrestling I never […]


Dec 7, 2010

MCC Announces Their Return to Hy Vee Hall On January 15th to Kick Off 2011

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MCC Announces Their Return to Hy Vee Hall On January 15th to kick off 2011 This week, MCC has announced their return to Hy Vee Hall on January 15 to kick off 2011 with another exciting night of mixed martial arts action.  For the first time in the company’s history, the popular Bantamweight division will […]


Oct 20, 2010

MCC 29 Main Card Breakdown

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This Friday, October 22nd, 28 fighters will step into the MCC cage to tests their skills, their hearts, and their competitive drive.  The doors open at Hy Vee Hall at 6:30pm, and the first bout will start at 7:30pm. Last week we reviewed the undercard bouts.  Today, we will take a closer look at the […]


Mar 1, 2010

Zak Laird going 18-1 before MCC 25

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Oct 10, 2009

MCC Trials III, Stars on the Rise

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MCC Trials III October 10, 2009 Midwest Cage Championship held it’s third amateur MMA event to seek out the next big name in the fight game, and several fighters showed up to earn their shot for a spot on the MCC roster.  MCC co-owner, Ryan Hass noted, “When we were putting the event together we […]



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