99 Word Flash: A New Dawn

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On June 15, 2017 (link here), Charli Mills (@Charli_Mills) prompted us thus:

In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that symbolically, mythically, mystically, or realistically involves dawn, as a noun or verb. Write about the dawn of time or the time of dawn, or the dawn of an idea. As always, go where the prompt leads.

Short-term and long-term goals peppered a vanity mirror in her bedroom. The very idea of vanity forced her swollen lips to slightly curl upward.

Hanging as suspended hopes in the swirling dried ink, she located the short-term square-reminder, dated April 22, 2017, plucked it from the mirror, and cupped it in her hands.

“Win pro MMA debut.”

A lost stare soon found direction when it dawned on her: flip the post-it over! On the back, a ‘break in case of emergency’ reminder revealed how to reset her winning mindset:

“Get back to the gym.”


Meet the Misfits of Gold — NorCal MMA

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If you’re a square peg that can fight through a round hole, you’re a perfect fit for the Misfits of Gold. The Misfits of Gold, a subset of strikers from MMAGOLD’s fight team, recognized their combative camaraderie and hatched what has become a notable presence in Northern California’s MMA collage. Under the watchful eye of […]

via Meet the Misfits of Gold — NorCal MMA

Leslie Smith vs. Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 113 — NorCal MMA

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In addition to Cynthia Calvillo (5-0) meeting Joanne ‘Jo Jo’ Calderwood (11-2) on her countryside’s land, another taste of Northern California has been added to UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow, Scotland as Leslie ‘The Peacemaker’ Smith (9-7-1) will face Sweden’s Lina ‘Elbow Princess’ Lansberg (7-2) inside the SSE Hydro on July 16, 2017. Lansberg, […]

via Leslie Smith vs. Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 113 — NorCal MMA

MMAGOLD Swapcast with Split Decision MMA Episode #21

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Episode 21 of the MMAGOLD Podcast is a swapcast where MMAGOLD’s Media Manager, Dave Madden, sat down with the boys from Split Decision MMA to discuss news in MMA and how MMAGOLD fits into the sport’s landscape. Tune-in to this episode of the MMAGOLD Podcast for further insight into the careers of future, and current, […]

via MMAGOLD Podcast Episode #21 — @MMAGOLDFighters

MMAGOLD Podcast Episode #19

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Episode 19 of the MMAGOLD Podcast features Michael ‘Berserker’ Olson (3-1), a bantamweight catching the eyes of everyone in Northern California at 135-pounds, and Shaianna ‘YaYa’ Rincon (am 4-0, pro 0-0), a recent addition at Invicta Fighting Championships.

via MMAGOLD Podcast Episode #19 — @MMAGOLDFighters

MMAGOLD Podcast: Condition & Nutrition Special (Part 2)

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In the second installment of the MMAGOLD Podcast’s three-part Condition and Nutrition series, Coach Doug exercised peoples’ minds about how to properly train their bodies.

via MMAGOLD Podcast: Condition and Nutrition Special (Part 2) — @MMAGOLDFighters

Danny Ramirez Plans to Turn Erick ‘The Ghost Pepper’ Gonzalez Into A ‘Hot Cheeto’ at Combate 11

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Any lightweight mixed martial artists warm to the idea of an easy matchup should ice the thought of signing a contract to face Danny ‘The Realist’ Ramirez (5-2). Erick ‘The Ghost Pepper’ Gonzalez (6-1) has agreed to engage in a firefight with Ramirez at Combate 11, but Ramirez, in his promotional debut with Combate Americas, […]

via Danny Ramirez Plans to Turn Erick ‘The Ghost Pepper’ Gonzalez Into A ‘Hot Cheeto’ at Combate 11 — @MMAGOLDFighters