Submission Underground 3 – A Night Of Upsets, Callouts, And Expletives

With the third chapter of Submission Underground (SUG) in the books, one thing remains clear: Chael Sonnen and company are committed to bringing the world’s best grapplers to the state of Oregon. With a third straight sold out card, SUG has become a must see event for grappling fans in the Pacific Northwest and it […]


Bryan Nuro Is Focused On His Future And The CageSport Lightweight Title

On the Saturday before his next fight, Bryan Nuro was at Impact Jiu Jitsu in Beaverton, teaching class and prepping for his upcoming title fight. As I walked up to the entrance at Impact, I could see through the glass door and there sat Nuro, rehydrating by munching on a cucumber. Down another 10 pounds […]


Portland’s Dave Jansen To Fight For Lightweight Title At Bellator 136

Dave “The Fugitive” Jansen has been waiting a long time for his chance to fight for the Bellator MMA lightweight title.


Portland Woman Smiling as She Launches Professional MMA Career

A referee told Emily Corso that her tendency to smile while fighting was terrifying to watch. This trait almost earned her the nickname “The Serial Killer.”


New, All-Female MMA Organization Forming In Portland

With some luck, Glamour MMA will serve as a catalyst for female fighters in the Pacific Northwest. If everything goes as planned, our organization will directly lead to a marked increase in the appearance of local fighters in Invicta and the UFC.


Why the UFC Should Return to Portland

Written by Jihun Han | This article originally appeared on OregonSportsNews.com The last time the UFC put on a show in Portland was nearly four years ago at UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira. The event was live on pay-per-view that took place at the Rose Garden. UFC 102 was mostly known for not selling enough tickets. […]