The mixed martial artists featured on Global Knockout’s upcoming card, GKO 10, may not possess universally acclaimed notoriety—at least not yet, but the attitudes of these gladiators are unrivaled—at least within this plane of reality. Weeks, even days, prior to GKO 10 on August 5, 2017, match-ups were still being shuffled and solidified. In the […]
Global Knockout (GKO) caused the mercury to explode from thermometers surrounding Northern California after announcing the hottest title fight of the summer on their next card, GKO 10, on August 5, 2017. The talent GKO contracts to compete on their crimson canvas will reach a crescendo when Chris Avila (5-4) and Willie ‘Whoop Ass’ Gates […]
By @DaveMMAdden Every round a mixed martial artist invests inside a locked cage, they gamble their set of skills opposite another. In the case of Justin ‘The Raw Deal’ Baesman (19-12-1), he’s pushed all the chips of his career—and then some—into the center of the table for an opportunity to stand across from Angel ‘The […]
The grappler versus striker debate pushed mixed martial arts into existence and has continued into present-day. In the case of Anthony ‘Fluffy’ Hernandez (5-0), an argument about where the advantage resides is encased in a singular, 185-pound shell. Hernandez, a heavy-hitting hombre from Marinoble’s Martial Arts and MMAGOLD, doesn’t predict—he expects—to turn the lights out […]
The front office at Global Knockout (GKO) spent the holidays mulling over which fight, throughout the the promotion’s three events in 2016, left the biggest mark in the hearts and minds of Northern California’s MMA community. After much deliberation, the bout standing head and shoulder above the rest, in the opinion of GKO’s executives, involved […]
At 4-0, Anthony ‘Fluffy’ Hernandez has yet to face an opponent he can’t chop down to size. Global Knockout (GKO) 9 reconstructs their cage at Jackson Rancheria Casino & Resort on March 18, 2017, and Hernandez has been contracted to conquer his largest test to date: Mike ‘Big’ Persons (8-3-1).
Global Knockout (GKO) hasn’t wasted any time in overhauling Northern California’s MMA market as a leading promotion. Highlighting GKO’s ambition to create another ‘Super’ card for their springtime show—GKO 9 on March 18, 2016, Joe Cortez, the matchmaker, decided to, partner ‘Super’ Sam Toomer (10-1) and Anthony ‘The Shark’ Avila (13-4).