Ryan Roberts: Making Lemonade
July 23, 2015: When life throws lemons, a person has two choices. They can get out of the way and take the path of least resistance, or they can take those lemons head-on and make lemonade. Professional mixed martial artist Ryan Roberts has had a lot of lemons thrown his way in recent years.
Tony Ortega: El Chupacabra
July 23, 2015: One downfall of the Midwest is when winter hits, all outdoor activities become brutally inconvenient. For years, bantamweight Tony Ortega found his glory for competition on the soccer field. But when the cold weather hit, he was unable to compete in his sport of choice. Left with a desire to compete and no outlet for competition, Ortega found a passion for mixed martial arts.
Ben Wallingford: Keep the winning streak alive
July 22, 2015: As it turns out, America's pastime isn't for everyone. The spirit of competition, however, runs deep in all athletes. For years, Ben Wallingford dedicated himself to the sport of baseball. As a pitcher in high school, Wallingford helped his team win back-to-back state championships. His efforts led him to playing baseball in college, but at the age of 20 and following a few nagging injuries, Wallingford lost his passion for the game.
Jordan Young: Young and Hungry
July 17, 2015: While most 20-year-olds are anticipating their next semester in college or their first legal drink, Jordan Young is anticipating his pursuit of becoming a world champion.
VFC 46: Roberts vs Hernandez Saturday July 25th at the Ralston Arena
June 23, 2015: Omaha, Neb. – With two successful events already in the books in 2015, Victory Fighting Championship (VFC) will return to the Ralston Arena for the second time this year for an event stacked with Omaha’s best talent. VFC 46 is set for July 25 in Ralston, Neb., and will feature some of Omaha’s hardest hitters. Headlining the event, current VFC featherweight titleholder Ryan “Are You Ready” Roberts will take on UFC veteran, Junior Hernandez. In the co-main event, TUF alum Abe Wagner squares off against a durable and dangerous Travis Wiuff for the vacant VFC heavyweight title.
Brian Houston: Coming Home
June 03, 2015: In MMA, when Dana White comes calling; you answer the call. No matter the circumstances. In 2013, Brian “B-Hue” Houston, fresh off of a dominant win over Jett Jones under the Victory Fighting Championship banner, answered that call.