Mike Phillips

2019 Up Dated Stats… Most recent fight…Williams wins King of the Cage 145 pound title

2019 Up to Date or not so Up to Date info. 33 local fighters, ex-residents, or fighters representing local gyms have fought in 10 different MMA organizations. www.highdesertmma.com www.facebook.com/likehighdesertmma www.twitter.com/highdesertmma Wins: 25 Loses: 19 ***2 win and 2 loss locals fighting against each other. Title Belt Winners:  Aaron Williams (Cobra Kai)… King of the Cage […]

8 Locals competing at King of the Cage event

December 8: Two local fighters will square off against each other at a King of the Cage event held at the Toyota Arena in Ontario. Albert Veloz (Cage Combat Academy) is set to compete against Robert Hernandez (Cobra Kai).    Two local fighters will compete in title bouts; Victorville resident,  Victor Sydnor will be defending  his […]

Lopez, Mapstead (Defended) win California Fight League titles

VICTORVILLE — Victor Valley graduate Eddie Lopez handed Kenny Klein his first career loss Saturday night at the California Fight League’s The Rock’n Roll Festival at the SBC Fair. Lopez, who was named to the Daily Press’ All-Area wrestling team (125 pounds) in 2011, beat Klein for the CFL featherweight title. Lopez won the 145-pound […]

Local UFC fighter Dominick Reyes to Fight for UFC title, opens new fitness gym, High Desert MMA a fan from the beginning

On February 8 Local  UFC fighter  and Hesperia High School Graduate, Dominick Reyes will fight Jon Jones for UFC light heavyweight title. On Saturday November 16 was Reyes grand opening of his new gym The Ultimate Fitness gym in Oak Hills.  Here are some Daily Press “MMA Updates” since the beginning.        

California Fight League returns to Victoville with MMA and Rock Festival.

MMA, music festival returns to SBC Fair   The California Fight League returns to the SBC Fair with The Rock’n Roll Festival that will feature 16 bouts. Six local fighters are scheduled to compete on the fight card. Apple Valley and Victor Valley College graduate Rich Mapstead will be defending his CFL lightweight (155) title against Ever Hernadez […]

Today’s VV Daily Press newspaper “MMA Update”

Hastings fighting at Bellator 229 Read more..https://www.vvdailypress.com/sports/20191004/mma-update-hastings-to-compete-at-bellator-229

Morales on ESPN + tomorrow night

Victor Valley High School Graduate Carlos Morales Jr. and former state qualifier Jackrabbits wrestler will be featured on Season 2 “Why We Fight”… Morales postponing medical career to pursue an MMA dream. Morales has a degree in Psychobiology from UCLA . The show is hosted by UFC fighter Cat Zingano and the Executive Producer is […]

Busy end of 2019 Schedule

Busy end of the year for MMA fighters from the High Desert area. Young fighting this Saturday, next Saturday Archuleta in Bellator tournament and Acosta fighting for GC belt. Reyes in UFC main event. Hastings fighting at Bellator event October. CFL back in the HD. 6 locals fighting at KOTC event. Morales to fight at […]



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