Arteaga Drops Close Split Decision At Showdown Fights

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Veta Arteaga dropped a close split decision to Kaytlin Neil this past weekend at Showdown Fights in Orem, UT. Scores were 29-28 (Neil), 29-28 (Arteaga), and 30-27 (Neil). Arteaga was the aggressor when the fight was standing, landing numerous hard shots with her hands and feet. However, Neil was able to use her reach and size to keep Arteaga away and then clinch and pin her on the cage when Arteaga was able to close the distance.

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Raftery, Wick and Jones All Set For Front Street Fights, Aug. 15


Combat Fitness professional fighters, Brendon Raftery, Josh Wick and Matt Jones will be rounding out the pro portion of the fight card for the second installment of Front Street Fights, Aug. 15 at Century Link Arena in Boise, ID.

Raftery (3-0) will be taking on Joe Hamilton (Twin Falls, ID), Wick (1-1) will face off against Lonnie Burton (Boise, ID) and Jones will make his pro debut against Ethan Rhoades (Spokane, WA).

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Brock to Face Birchak for MFC Bantamweight Title Oct. 3


Combat Fitness’ own Jesse Brock will take on current Maximum Fighting Championship titlist, Anthony Birchak, for bantamweight gold on Oct. 3, 2014.

This bout will headline MFC 41: All In, which will take place at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Raftery Victorious at The Clash MMA


Brendon Raftery improved his professional record to 3-0 this past Saturday at The Clash MMA in Logan, UT. Raftery stopped Lee Tibbits via first round TKO. Raftery has finished all of his professional opponents in the first round!

Stephen Stirewalt was also scheduled to compete on this show. But, unfortunately, his opponent withdrew for unspecified reasons.