Matt Bentley

FAC 24 Recap: Explosive Action and Surprising Upsets Galore

The dust has settled on another exhilarating night of mixed martial arts action as FAC 24 unfolded on May 3rd, 2024. With a lineup packed full of promising talent and seasoned veterans, the event delivered a series of thrilling bouts that left fans on the edge of their seats. The headline of the night belonged to Zach Scroggin, who cemented his status as the 170lb...

Drew Dober makes his cage return in Witchita

After starting his UFC career with three losses, one no contest, and only one win, omaha's Drew Dober has won five of his last...

Nebraska Product Grant Dawson makes UFC debut but not without controversy

It's easy to see why Stromsburg, Nebraska native Grant Dawson is so highly touted as a major Prospect in the UFC featherweight division. Having...

Recovering From a Loss

“How Do You Recover From a Loss?” More than any other sport that I can imagine, the sport of Mixed Martial Arts requires mental toughness,...

The Chaos of the Corner

I felt like right now was the time to touch on this subject while the controversy surrounding the actions of Racquel Pennington’s corner was...

Are You Sparring or Fighting?

I have been fortunate enough to train with some of the best fighters in Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu and MMA worldwide. As I travel and...

The Fighter Punch List

Being a professional fighter is a whole lot more than collecting a paycheck at the end of three rounds. When you make the decision...

Mixed “MARTIAL ARTS?”

Isn't it called Mixed Martial Arts? I remember that Bruce Lee once said, “Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for...

Sponsor Me, I’m a Fighter

A question I often get asked by fighters is how to go about getting sponsored.

Saying “Goodbye”- A Year Later

From the moment I walked into Mick Doyle's gym at eight years old I was hooked. I knew instantly I would be a martial artist for the rest of my life and right from the get go I set some pretty lofty goals for myself. “What do you want to be when you grow up”? Every kid is faced with this question several times during their upbringing. For some the answer is an astronaut, for others it was to be the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys (Jerry Jones should probably start looking at some of these kids given his current staff behind center), for me I wanted to be a professional fighter. Looking back my answer is just as crazy as the first two but I didn't see it that way at the time, I knew I had what it took to be a World Champion.