HK Interview with Shai Lindsey

Xtreme Couture's Shai Lindsey is set to meet MMA University's Louie Grover at HK 38 Calgary on October 3rd and we recently took some time to chat with him about his thoughts on the matchup and learn a bit more about him. HK: Thanks for speaking with us, Shai. First, let's find out how you got into MMA. What's your background in combat sports? Shai Lindsey: I got into mixed martial arts at the age of 14 by the former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez. He lived eight homes from me and we used to train in his garage with the neighborhood kids. Then we made the transfer to Xtreme ... Read More...

Dave Mazany Interview

Lightweight fighter Dave Mazany is headlining HK 38 Calgary against Ryan Dickson on October 3rd, so we recently spoke with him about his upcoming fight, his background, and his personal life. HK: Thanks for speaking with us, Dave. First, let's talk about how you got into mixed martial arts. What's your background in combat sports? Do you have any thoughts on the current state of MMA? Dave Mazany: No problem. I started watching MMA in the early '90s, then it was called "shoot fighting", "cage fighting", "no holds barred", etc. It was raw and pure. I loved it and was inspired. I played ... Read More...

Rick Pfeifer Interview

Rick Pfeifer is set to face Chad Anheliger in a bantamweight fight on June 13th at HK 37 Calgary. Rick recently took a few minutes away from training to talk with us about his upcoming fight and to let us know more about him. HK: Thanks for taking the time to talk with us, Rick. How did you get into MMA? What's your background in combat sports? Rick Pfeifer: I became a huge MMA fan after watching TUF 1, but I lived up north in Grande Prairie and at the time there was no place to really train. After I moved to Sylvan Lake ​,​ I just randomly ended up becoming roommates with Ryan ... Read More...

Chad Anheliger Interview

Chad Anheliger has a bantamweight bout versus Rick Pfeifer coming up at HK 37 Calgary on June 13th. Chad recently had time to chat with us about his fight, his background, and what he does when he's not training or fighting. HK: Thanks for the interview, Chad. How did you get into MMA? What's your background in combat sports? Chad Anheliger: Nothing specific got me into MMA. When you're driven in athletics, hard competition, and pressure...it just was a very natural fit for me. I didn't have any combat sport experience before I was 19-20. Then when I started MMA I really indulged myself ... Read More...

HK 37 Calgary – The Amateur Fights

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In addition to an action-packed lineup of pro fights, HK 37 Calgary will have plenty of amateur fights set up to exhibit some of the young, up-and-coming fighters out there. It's all going down June 13th and smart MMA fans will want to pay attention to these fights. Let's have a look! Samuel Franchi vs. Nic Dupasquier The first amateur fight of the night is a flyweight matchup between MMA University's Samuel Franchi and Innovative Martial Arts' Nic Dupasquier. Both of these young fighters will be taking advantage of their curtain-jerker status to put on a show and make an impression ... Read More...

HK 37 Calgary – Digging Into the Pro Fights

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HK 37 Calgary is fast upon us, coming up on June 13th. We have an awesome night of fights lined up for the event, which will undoubtedly result in lots of great finishes. Whether you're into the stand-up game or grappling chess matches, there will be something for you. Let's have a look at the pro fights of the night. Matt Krayco vs. Peter Arbeau The first pro fight of the night is a welterweight matchup between Dynamic MMA's Matt Krayco and Emergent's Peter Arbeau. Matt "The Kid" Krayco is known for leaving everything in the cage - win, lose, or draw. While he has plenty of submission ... Read More...

Peter Arbeau Interview

HK: Thanks for sitting down with us, Peter. How did you get into MMA? What's your background in combat sports? I got into MMA after seeing what a giant the sport has, and still is becoming. The potential to make money to support myself and those I love was the real reason I started. My background was in Muay Thai. I fell in love with sport after understanding how beautiful it can be. Muay Thai has a spiritual side to it that I do not see in MMA. Perhaps in the future I will. HK: How would you describe your fighting style? I'm a technical fighter. I like to size an opponent up and ... Read More...

Devon Smith Interview

Devon Smith is meeting Josh Heinz in the Hard Knocks cage for a light heavyweight fight at HK 37 Calgary on June 13th, so we recently spoke with him about his thoughts on his opponent, his fight, and his background in combat sports. HK: Thanks for the interview, Devon. First, how did you get into MMA? What's your background in combat sports? Devon Smith: You're welcome. I got into MMA after watching the first season of Ultimate Fighter. Before that, I had been a huge fan of Muhammad Ali and boxing. My background is in Muay Thai. HK: How would you describe your fighting style? Do you ... Read More...

HK 34 Calgary – The Amateur Lightweight Title on the Line

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The amateur lightweight title was on the line at HK 34 Calgary as Jesse Gregan took on Chris Chapman. This was not Chapman's first run at the championship belt, but he would be facing off against a hungry fighter in Gregan who was not going to roll over easy. The ending to this one's a bit controversial; you decide who was in the right. Click here to watch the fight! ... Read More...

HK 36 Fort St. John Results

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HK 36 Fort St. John was yet another action-packed night of fights that saw enough knockouts, submissions, and grinding decisions to please any MMA fan. Once again we'd like to thank our sponsors, our fighters, and our fans around the world. Check out the results below! Pro Fights Rodney Wallace defeated Ariel Gandulla by Unanimous Decision Anton Tokarchuk defeated Cory Knipe by TKO (Punches) in Round 1 Cody Isaacson submitted Brendan Frost by Armbar Round 2 Logan Jarrell submitted Jonathon Dubois by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1 Louie Grover submitted Jason Rodyck by Armbar Round ... Read More...