Ryan Bennett

MMAWeekly Radio is Back!

MMAWeekly.com has announced that the SoundOff will be back on air Tuesday, September 5th at 9 pm EST. The show went off air May 31st as SoundOff host and MMAWeekly.com co-founder Ryan Bennett passed in a tragic car accident. Since that time ‘The Fight Network’ has worked hard to get things set to put the show back on air and they’re finally ready.

The show will be hosted by Damon Martin who is a regular writer on MMAWeekly.com and he will be joined by Jeff Cain. It is still unknown whether Frank Trigg will be back.

For those of you who haven’t listen to any MMA radio, I definitely recommend checking this show out today at 9 pm. SoundOff has always been the best radio show around and with ‘The Fight Network’ running it I’m sure you can expect big things. Also unlike the Beatdown which is only on 1-2 times a week, SoundOff is a daily radio show which is streamed live Monday through Friday.

WEC “Hitman” Results

Here are the results from WEC “Hitman”.

Mike Joy def. Robert Densley (Armbar)
Doug Marshall def. Jeff Terry (Strikes)
JT Taylor def. Drew Dimanlig (Armbar)
Alex Steibling def. Jason Guida (Unanimous Decision)
Wes Sims def. Joel Suprenant (Triangle Choke)
Pat Murphy def. Joel Thomas (Unanimous Decision)
Trevor Harris def. Colley Bradford (Rear Naked Choke)
JJ Mix def. Mario Rivera (Rear Naked Choke)
Glover Teixeira def. Jack Morrison (Strikes)
Poppies Martinez def. Troy Miller (Armbar)

WEC Benefit Show Update

The WEC has announced a share of the fighters who will be competing on the July 28th Ryan Bennett benefit show. The event will take place at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino in Lemoore, California.

Urijah Faber vs. Cory Cass (submission grappling super-fight match)
Keith Barry vs. TBA
Sam Morgan vs. TBA
Dennis “Piranha” Davis vs. TBA
Craig “Big Z” Zellner vs. TBA
Thomas Schulte vs. TBA
Mikko Rupponen vs. TBA
Doug “The Rhino” Marshall vs. TBA
Glover “The Brazilian Pit Bull” Teixeira vs. TBA
Nick “The Goat” Thompson vs. JT Taylor
Jake O’Brien vs. TBA
Poppies “Tachi Kid” Martinez vs. TBA
Mike Whitehead vs. TBA
Wes “The Project” Sims vs. TBA

Wes Sims to Fight on WEC Benefit Show

Today the WEC announced that Wes “The Project” Sims has volunteered his services to fight on the WEC Benefit Show. The WEC stated that all fighters will receive one hundred dollars with their travel and accommodations being cover. Sims has waived the one hundred dollars and decided to compete free of charge.

WEC to Host Benefit Show in Ryan Bennett’s Honor

Last week the MMA community suffered a great lost when Ryan Bennett was involved in a tragic car accident that claimed his life and injured his wife and four kids. The WEC has decided to host a benefit show in Ryan Bennett’s honor with all proceeds being donated to Ryan’s wife Tonya.

Ryan Bennett Passes Away

MMA media personality Ryan Bennett died in a car accident on Wednesday at the age of 35. Bennett’s vehicle rolled on a Utah highway and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife and two children remain hospitalized. Bennett was the co-founder of MMAWeekly.com and a former UFC broadcaster.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Ryan’s family and friends…

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