Valor Fights 59: Seventeen Kickass Bouts Set For Saturday Night Thriller

Tonight, Valor Fights 59 kicks off at 6pmET airing live and exclusively on FloCombat. The event takes place at Smokies Stadium in Kodak, Tennessee.

What's better than cagefighting at a baseball stadium?!

The uberly stacked evening features 17 fights (yes, 17, you read that correctly) of exciting MMA action, including a fire-fight main event.

In the evening’s headliner, top undefeated prospect David Robins faces off with a very tough Tennessean James Conway. 

A product of American Killer Bees of Cleveland, Robins has ended all three of his professional bouts in swift fashion. In his last outing at Valor Fights 57, Robins ended Jason Wolf’s night in 2:25 of the very first round via strikes.

Conway, 24, is a tough outing for any 170 pounders. The Warrior’s Den product will look to rebound from a loss to Bellator MMA veteran Cody Jones back in April at Rumble on the River 2.

The co-main event features a women’s 150-pound catchweight bout between Taryn Conklin and Olivia Parker.

Renowned as one of the top amateur fighters in the area, Wisconsin’s Conklin will look to begin her ascent up the professional ranks. Going 3-1 as an amateur, Conklin is coming off a loss suffered to Leah McCourt in the 2016 IMMAF World Championships.

Tennessee’s Parker has been unstoppable in her UFC tenure to date. After winning all five of her amateur bouts, Parker burst onto the professional scene in January, defeating Jennifer Morgan by unanimous decision.

Also on the card, exciting Lima brothers protege, Cody Durden returns to action. The nine-fight American Top Team Atlanta member will look to extend his MMA win-streak to four against six-fight veteran Jeremy Rogers.

Check out the entire Valor Fights 59 lineup below:

Pro Welterweight Bout: James Conway vs. David Robins

Pro Women’s 150-Pound Catchweight Bout: Taryn Conklin vs. Olivia Parker

Pro 160-Pound Catchweight Bout: Jordan Weeks vs. Damir Ferhatbegovic

Pro Light Heavyweight Bout: Eric Olsen vs. John Hall

Pro 165-Pound Catchweight Bout: Josh Steele vs. Chris Wolff

Pro Women’s Bantamweight Bout: Hope Chase vs. Morgan Hickam

Pro Bantamweight Bout: Diego Bautista vs. Dre Miley

Pro Bantamweight Bout: Jeremy Rogers vs. Cody Durden

Pro Women’s Strawweight Bout: Anastasia Bruce vs. Emilee King

Pro Welterweight Bout: Billy Combs vs. Caleb Miller

Amateur Welterweight Bout: Pat Johnson vs. Josh Miller

Amateur Lightweight Bout: Clay Malone vs. Andrew Sturdivant

Amateur Middleweight Bout: Chris Buttry vs. Drew Czornohus

Amateur 195-Pound Bout: Chris Lowe vs. Alex Lewandowski

Amateur Heavyweight Bout: Robert Davis vs. Dale Dodds

Amateur Light Heavyweight Bout: Justin Emmons vs. Gabriel Atkinson

Amateur Bantamweight Bout: Kam Wallace vs. Anthony Rivera

Miles Johns Lives A Double Life

Plenty of fighters on the regional circuit, and even a good number who have made their UFC debut, work second jobs to supplement their income. Fortis MMA’s Miles Johns is no exception to this statement. However, his work is a little different from the average up and coming fighter.

Top Turtle MMA Podcast: With UFC Fight Night Signee Hunter Azure

The UFC is heading to Vancouver this weekend and FloCombat’s official podcast has you covered with everything you need to know about the violence that is about to be bestowed upon you. 

XFN 25 Preview

On Saturday, September 14, XFN 25 is set to bring a night of mixed martial arts to Deerfield Beach, Florida. The card, which features Brazilian jiu jitsu, combat jiu jitsu, kickboxing, and amateur and professional MMA, features 20 individual bouts.

Gutemberg vs Rudson: New-School Pressure vs Old-School Tricks at F2W125


Rudson Mateus (CTA) makes his Fight 2 Win debut in a submission-only main event match against Gutemberg Pereira (GF Team) on Friday, September 25, in San Jose, California. 

Edwin Najmi Channeling Energy Of His Ancestors In F2W Title Defense

Edwin Najmi– the no.5-ranked 77kg no-gi grappler– has been on a tear since returning from a serious knee injury. In fact, he might be looking more dominant than ever. 

Ferreira talks Abu Dhabi, Rankings + Throwing Hands

Carlos Diego Ferreira recently stopped by the Top Turtle MMA Podcast to discuss a number of topics including his upcoming fight in Abu Dhabi. 

Top Turtle MMA Podcast: With Zak Cummings + Carlos Diego Ferreira

UFC 242 is upon us and there’s plenty of high leverage fights on hand. “Gumby” and “Shockwave” Dave are breaking down 5 of the biggest fights for you and discussing the odds.

Top 3 Fights To Watch At Cage Titans: Combat Night 2

As Elton John said in the 1973 hit song, “Saturday night’s alright for fighting”, and fighting there shall be right here on FloCombat with Cage Titans Combat Night 2.

Iron Tiger FS 89 Preview

On Satuday, August 31, Iron Tiger Fight Series lands in Findlay, Ohio, for a full night of amateur and professional mixed martial arts.

No ADCC Warmup For Arges & Leon, This F2W Inter-Weight Match Is A Pick'Em

Fight 2 Win 123 is a clash of styles, weight classes, and ADCC rookies hungry to make their mark.