Fighting VanHoose Brothers Victorious In Japan

Koji and Hunter VanHoose were both victorious in their recent Muay Thai bouts in Japan.

On July 5th at Differ Ariake Arena  (Tokyo, Japan), Koji won the Battle of Muay Thai (BOM) 35kg Championship belt with a unanimous decision over Nakano Shogo.

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This past weekend on July 13 at Muay Lok (Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan), his older brother, Hunter, claimed a unanimous decision victory over Ihara Matsumitsu. It should be noted, Hunter’s opponent was 30 years old, and Hunter just turned 15.

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Big things in store for these two kids!

Combat Fitness Fighters Set To Compete At Hawk’s Stadium, July 25

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Combat Fitness will be well represented at Combat Development League’s Fight Fest, July 25, at Hawk’s Stadium in Boise, ID.

Amateur fighters Zack Ferrall (145) and Chuck Page (185) will each make their debut fight as they take on Fernando Alcarza and Austin Berger, repectively, in amateur kickboxing bouts. Also set to compete is Elmar Umarov (1-0, 155), he will take on Brandon Homer in an amateur MMA bout.

Go to http://cdlfights.com for more details.

Umarov and Arteaga to Attend MMA Draft Combine July 5th and 6th in Las Vegas

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Combat Fitness amateur MMA athletes, Elmar Umarov (1-0) and Veta Arteaga (2-1), will be attending the MMA Draft Combine at the UFC Fan Expo, July 5th and 6th, in Las Vegas. The MMA Draft provides a platform for up and coming amateurs to showcase their skills to promoters, managers, websites and other databases. This will allow them to promote and market themselves before they even become professionals. It is a great resource for any amateur martial artist and we are excited that these two will be able to have this opportunity.

For more info, check out https://www.mmadraft.com/.

 

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.

For more information follow the link, http://www.showdownfights.com/2014/06/30/showdown-fights-14-heavyweight-championship-results/.