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Hector Sandoval: Targeting the Top 15 at UFC Fight Night 114 — NorCal MMA

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On August 5, 2017, Hector ‘Kid Alex’ Sandoval (14-3) will cross the southern border of ‘The Golden State’ and erode the wall between his current lot on the UFC’s flyweight roster and the promotion’s top fifteen. Since entering professional prizefighting in 2008, Sandoval’s head has never left the clouds about wrapping UFC gold around his […]

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Benito Lopez: Taking Full Advantage of a 50/50 Opportunity — NorCal MMA

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“However small the chance might be of striking lucky, the chance was there.” —Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory— Benito ‘The Golden Boy’ Lopez (7-0) recently received MMA’s ‘Golden Ticket:’ a chance to compete in the hottest mid-week MMA show on the market against Steven ‘Ocho’ Peterson (15-5). The only thing guaranteed to contestants […]

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Brooke Mayo: Combat Jiu-Jitsu’s Newest Bully — NorCal MMA

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On July 30, 2017, EBI (Eddie Bravo Invitational) 12 will slap the combat sports community with an all-female cast of submission-only Jiu-Jitsu specialists. Throughout the broadcast, on UFC Fight Pass, sixteen women will work their way through a gauntlet of world-class, no-Gi talent, and four will clash in a tournament of Combat Jiu-Jitsu, a form […]

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Joseph Morales: Ready to Give the UFC What They’re Lookin’ For — NorCal MMA

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The UFC’s President, Dana White, has been on a hunt for fighters to fill his roster, and, according to White, the promotion’s flyweight division is light on contenders. When the UFC resurrects the Octagon atop Mexico City, Mexico’s mountain for UFC Fight Night 114, Joseph ‘Bopo’ Morales (8-0) plans to showcase: he’s the silver-lining in […]

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Andre Fili Welcomes Calvin Kattar to the UFC at UFC 214 — NorCal MMA

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Garnering a checkered record since entering the UFC in 2013, Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili (16-4) studies every fiber of the Octagon’s canvased game board leading into UFC 214 before playing human chess against Calvin ‘The Boston Finisher’ Kattar (16-2). Originally, Fili was slated to meet the UFC’s latest featherweight sensation, ‘The Korean Superboy’ DooHo Choi. Unfortunately, […]

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Benito Lopez: Fulfilling A Dream One Nightmare at A Time — NorCal MMA

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When the half-and-half hairstyle of Benito ‘Golden Boy’ Lopez (6-0) hits the pillow after a grueling practice, the needed rest allows the bantamweight to recharge his battery, and a reoccurring nightmare, in the midst of training camp, sharpens his deadly senses while competing inside the cage. On Episode 25 of the @norcalfightmma Podcast (link here), […]

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Tyler Diamond: Round By Round on His Home Turf

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Assuming his place atop the throne at King of the Cage (KOTC): Home Turf on March 19, 2016, Tyler Diamond (4-0) scaled the fence to admonish the masses who filled The Showroom in Oroville, California’s Gold Country Casino. Diamond, a native of Oroville, broke down his opponent, Tyrone Henderson, in the same manner he intends on breaking out of the regional MMA market. Round by round, spectators witnessed Henderson, like brittle briquettes of coal, crumble to dust under the relentless pressure of the hometown superstar.

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