Weighing In On Weigh-ins at SDFC
Last Friday’s weigh-ins for Gladiator Challenge’s AFTERSHOCK where held at the San Diego Fight Club (SDFC) owned by MMA trainer, former 165-pound fighter, Charlie Kohler (8-4). It was packed, but weigh-ins went smoothly thanks to Charlie, Jeremy and the rest of the SDFC staff on-hand.
Check out some of the photographs in the AFTERSHOCK photo gallery.
SDFC is a fully equipped MMA gym IN El Cajon, California that caters to fighters and families alike. If you are in the area and looking for a great MMA gym definitely give them a holler at 619-206-3589 or check out their website: http://www.sdfightclub.com/
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AFTERSHOCK at Sycuan Casino; the Results
Saturday night Gladiator Challenge's AFTERSHCOK brought down the house at Sycuan Casino in beautiful San Diego, Calironia. The slots were hot, but the fight-card was even hotter. Matchmaker and GC owner, Tedd Williams, does it again. With 17 hard-core match-ups the crowd went absolutely nuts.
To thundering applause the fighters entered the GC cage giving ticket buyers what they came for.
The woman's 145-pound Gladiator Challenge WORLD TITLE was on the line. Reigning champion Lisset Neri lost her belt to Jessy Miele. Neri is already wanting a rematch. Watch out Miele, you might not wear the belt for long if Neri has her way, but in the meantime wear it loud and proud, you earned it.
BIG shout…» Read More
Only 24 tickets left to the event!!!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15, 2014
CONTACT: Tedd Williams, Owner/Operator Gladiator Challenge, INC.
EVENT VENUE & DATE:
Thunder Valley Casino October 11, 2014 – All Ages enjoy!
CARNAGE AT WORLD CLASS THUNDER VALLEY CASINO
Gladiator Challenge (GC) – a world leader in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) cage fight promotions presents 15+ MMA bouts on Saturday October 11th at one of beautiful Northern California’s largest hotspots; the WORLD CLASS Thunder Valley Casino! GC’s “CARNAGE” was put together by GC matchmaker Mr. Cal Worsham and will feature some serious…» Read More
Mikey Gomez Takes the 185-Pound World Title
In Saturday night's GC "GLOVE UP" main-event match against Kadzhimurrat Bestaev at the Soboba Sports Complex in San Jacinto, CA. Mikey Gomez took the title in the second round by submission. Tough customer, Kadzhimurrat, gave Mikey a run for his money and Gomez says,
"It was tough fight, with him being 6'6 and all. It took me a bit to find my range.
I'm glad I got the submission win in the second rd. everything went according to plan. I'm happy to be the new Gladiator Challenge middleweight champ."
Other fight night highlights included...A brutal opening bout between 155-Pound amateurs Raul Salas and Angle Gomez. These guys weren't playing around. After 3 full rounds of non-stop action, Salas…» Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2014
CONTACT: Tedd Williams, Owner/Operator - Gladiator Challenge, INC.
EVENT VENUE & DATE:
Soboba Sports Complex - October 4, 2014 – ALL ages welcome.
TWO WORLD TITLE BELTS ON THE LINE!!!
Gladiator Challenge (GC) – a world leader in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) cage fight promotions presents “Glove Up” with *up to 25 brutal match-ups .This amazing MMA Cage fight event will take place Saturday October 4th at the Soboba Sports Complex in scenic San Jacin…» Read More
Gladiator Challenge Champion Wins On PPV - Bellator MMA 125
Jesse Juarez vs.Ron Keslar
Keslar opens with a jab-cross combination, and Juarez answers with a spinning back kick that is off it’s mark. Referee Marcos Rosales calls for action and Juarez obliges with a right hand over the top. Juarez changes levels looking for a takedown against the cage, and turns to take Keslar’s back. The California native drags his man to the canvas and begins looking for a rear-naked choke, but Keslar turns to defend. Juarez now going to work in half-guard, landing short punches to the head and body. Keslar tries pushing off the cage but the Torrance California native turns his back to the fence. With 1:00 left in the round, Keslar uses the butterfly guard to create…» Read More
Gladiator Challenge Alumni Champion Rocks Pay Per View beating Beltran!
Gladiator Challenge Champion's Rocking the Pay Per View!
REPORTED ON ESPN MMA;
The spinning backfist struck again for Emanuel Newton in his first title defense.
Newton (24-7-1) defended his Bellator MMA light heavyweight belt for the first time on Friday at Compuware Arena in Plymouth Township, Michigan, knocking out Joey Beltran in the third round with his patented spinning attack -- the same punch he knocked out Muhammed Lawal with in February 2013.
Referee Robert Hinds called a stop to the title bout at 3:07 of the third round, when Beltran (15-11) went limp from the shot. He fell face forward into the fence.
It was a lightning-quick finish to a back-and-forth bout that actually appe…» Read More
Agua Caliente Huge Success!!!
AGUA CALIENTE JULY 19, 20014 RE-CAP
Fight night at beautiful Agua Caliente lived up to the luxury resort and casino’s name; it was a HOT, HOT, HOT night with 24-heart-pounding-bouts including, 8 GLADIATOR CHALLENGE WORLD TITLE matches!
First in the cage for the 145-pound amateur WORLD TITLE Cameron Underhill KO’d Danny Padilla in 3-minutes flat at the end of the first round. The excitement kept the pace with bout two where Cole Bates got the TKO over Luke Melchlor 1:03 into the 2nd.
Jason Rumao pulled it out over Henry Murillo with the judge’s decision after 3 full-battle rounds in the 3rd match and in the fourth match the crowd really went wild cheering over the non-stop pulverizing action …» Read More
Hot MMA Action @ Agua Caliente Casino
WORLD TITLE FIGHTS AT AUGUA CALIENTE RESORT AND CASINO
Gladiator Challenge (GC) – a world leader in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) cage fight promotions presents 25+ PRO and Amateur bouts on July 19, 2014. GC’s “NIGHT OF THE CHAMPIONS” event features SIX Gladiator Challenge WORLD TITLE MATCHES held at Agua Caliente, Rancho Mirage’s sizzling hot luxury resort and casino. This amazing fight card was put together by GC’s own Tedd Williams (highlights below).
•HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT - Heavy Hitter and current champion Tommy Stokes (5-0) out of Hesperia, Ca returns after a 1-year hiatus to take-on the always dangerous Bad Boy James Johnson (2-4) out of Bakersfield, Ca.
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The house was packed at the amazing Thunder Valley Casino Resort!
The fans were on their feet all night as the Gladiator Challenge "Revenge" fight card satisfies again!!! Northern California Gladiator Challenge matchmaker Mr. Cal Worsham does it again putting up 12 exciting bouts on the card for the night;
Starting the night out with a bang - local sensation Mr. Don "the emortal" Eldridge simply straight blast's his way thru Salt Lake City, Utah's Jack Avery in the first 35 seconds round 1. Oh boy, what a stud Don is, remember he is 58 years old!
Next Nor Cal's Larry Hernandez squared off with So Cal's Joe Navas for what ended up being a fan favorite slugget fest, with both fighters almost …» Read More
IRON FISTS @ Soboba Sports Complex
“IRON FISTS” lands at the Soboba Sports Complex!!!
Gladiator Challenge (GC) – a world leader in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) cage fight promotions presents 20+PRO and Amateur bouts on June 28, 2014. GC’s “IRON FISTS” event will be held at Soboba's awesome Sports Complex located at 24340 Soboba RD San Jacinto, CA 92583. This amazing fight card was put together by Gladiator Challenge’s Matchmaker Mike Williams.
Headlining this MMA beat-down event will be pro-fighters 155 lb. undefeated lightweight Steve Kozola (3-0) of Oceanside’s’ The Compound taking on 155 lb. Jodie Carter (0-0) of the O.C.’s Subfighter.
Feature fight with heavyweight pros 260 lb. Joe Hernandez (0-0) of the O.C.’s All In MMA taki…» Read More
Mikey Gomez VS. Jaime “El Cucui” Jara
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- June 7, 2014
CONTACT: Tedd Williams, Owner/Operator -- Gladiator Challenge, INC.
EMAIL: Tedd@GladiatorChallenge.com WEB: www.GladiatorChallenge.com
EVENT VENUE & DATE: Thunder Valley Casino June 21, 2014
WORLD TITLE MMA Bouts at Thunder Valley Casino
Gladiator Challenge (GC) – a world leader in Mixed Martial Arts cage fight promotions presents THREE WORLD TITLE MMA bouts put together by UFC standout & Gladiator Challenge Match Maker Mr. Cal Worsham for June 21, 2014.
Gladiator Challenge’s “REVENGE” will be held at the world-class luxury “four-diamond”, Thunder Valley resort and casino in the Pano Hall located in Lincoln, California…» Read More
The house was packed and the fans were fed with 10 of the 12 bouts ending in Knockouts Saturday night! From the very first fight - sparks flew at the World Class Sycuan Casino as the Gladiator Challenge takes the stage!!!
The Compound's ( 0-2 ) Bryan Dang let them fly and KO'ed Spartan Elites ( 1-0 ) Ray Herrea. In the next fight, Spartan Elites ( 2-1 ) stand out John Penny got to put the gloves on The Compound's ( 0-0 ) Miguel Buclon winning by with a TKO in the second round. The third fight of the night featured BJJ Black Belt Chris Ruiz making his MMA pro debut 0-0. Chris won by TKO in first round verses a game but overwhelmed ( 0-0 ) Shane Guyette. In the next fight, San Diego Fight Club'…» Read More
BACKLASH SOLD OUT!!!!
The sold out Gladiator Challenge “BACKLASH” event is coming to the World Class Sycuan Casino located in El Cajon, California this Saturday night May, 31st 2014.
This fight card will feature 15 mind blowing MMA bouts including both a Gladiator Challenge 125 lbs Female World Title and the GC Super Fight featuring a Bellator veteran verses a Strikeforce champion.
Heavy hitting local MMA sensation Andy “The Tooth-Fairy” Murad will be looking to collect some new teeth as he takes on the very tough Strikeforce Champion Daniel “The Animal” McWilliams 11-24 in the main event of the night.
The co-main event will highlight Victory MMA's "the honeybadger" Tyra Parker 3-4 who aims to put it all on the li…» Read More
GC PUTS ON ANOTHER SOLD OUT SHOW
April 5th 2014
Soboba Sports Complex
San Jacinto CA
Gladiator Challenge put on another SOLD OUT show at the Soboba Sports Complex. The night featured 23 action packed fights. Fighters put on quiet the show for all the loyal fans.
Willie Gates Captured the 135lb GC Title with his Submission victory over Mario Casares. Mario came out swinging looking for the knockout but Gates defused the striking game of Casares by getting a quick takedown into a submission.
And in the Main event Garreth De La Cruz became the new GC 125lb Champion by knocking out Ryan Jiles in the first round. It was very obvious both fighters were looking for the knockout as both came out throwing ver…» Read More