User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


58° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
MLB (9:05 PM)
Arizona
San Francisco
MLB
Philadelphia
5
Washington
3
MLB (Bot 8)
Cincinnati
2
St. Louis
5
MLB (Bot 8)
San Diego
2
Chicago Cubs
6
MLB (7:05 PM)
Milwaukee
Pittsburgh
MLB (7:10 PM)
Miami
NY Mets
MLB
Chicago WSox
12
Detroit
3
MLB (Bot 9)
Cleveland
4
Minnesota
2
MLB (Bot 3)
Baltimore
0
Boston
0
MLB (7:10 PM)
LA Angels
Houston
MLB (7:10 PM)
NY Yankees
Tampa Bay
MLB (7:10 PM)
Oakland
Kansas City
MLB
Atlanta
5
Toronto
6
MLB (9:10 PM)
Colorado
Los Angeles
MLB (9:10 PM)
Texas
Seattle
NBA
Washington
93
Toronto
86
NBA (Half-Time)
New Orleans
41
Golden State
59
NBA (7:00 PM)
Milwaukee
Chicago
NBA (9:30 PM)
Dallas
Houston
NHL (2 Period)
Minnesota
0
St. Louis
2
NHL (2 Period)
Detroit
0
Tampa Bay
3
NHL (8:00 PM)
Pittsburgh
NY Rangers
NHL (10:30 PM)
Winnipeg
Anaheim
Updated: Apr 18, 2015 3:43PM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Most Popular Today


Local MMA Fighters Prepare For The Big Stage

August 10, 2014, 10:50 PM by Cat Clark

Local MMA Fighters Prepare For The Big Stage
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

On Friday August 22nd the Sanford Pentagon will host the first ever sanctioned Mixed Martial Arts event in the state of South Dakota. Not only are MMA fans excited, but a handful of local fighters are as well.
MMA fans will pack into the Pentagon to see Christos Giagos take on Dakota Cochrane for the inaugural lightweight title at RFA 17. David Martin represents not only Mike Miller, but also several MMA fighters. With this being the first major event in South Dakota, Martin stressed the importance of showcasing local talent.

"We have put four local guys on the card, three of them on the under-card, and one will be nationally televised. It will give them a test to see where they are at nationally and they are going to be competing against guys from all over the country. It was very important for me to put some guys from South Dakota on the card," Martin said.

A few of the locals being featured on the card are Jordan Larson and Bryce Logan. Each of them understands the importance of not only performing in front of their friends and family, but also UFC scouts and the sport’s biggest superstar, Anderson Silva.

"I knew what it meant to have MMA in Sioux Falls and in the state of South Dakota. To be able to fight in my hometown and in front of everybody here is a phenomenal opportunity, I was stoked," Larson said.

"I'm excited to be a part of the first commissioned event in South Dakota. I was trying, trying, and trying, and then I finally got in. I'm excited as can be. This is the biggest opportunity I've ever had. To fight in front of this many people and in front of my home crowd, I think the biggest crowd I've ever fought in front of was maybe 800 people, so this is going to be a totally different arena for me. I'm excited," Logan said.

The promoters, fans, and fighters know that if this night goes off as planned their dream of one day hosting a UFC event could become a reality.

"Hopefully we will have a UFC fight in South Dakota. That is obviously the ultimate goal and that is what every state looks forward to when you have a commissioned event is to have the highest level of competition in your state," Logan said.
The fights will begin at six o'clock. Tickets are on sale at ticketmaster.com or the Pentagon box office. If you can't make it to the show it will be aired on Axis TV.
 

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View sports

You may also like

NFL Reinstates Adrian Peterson

4/16/2015 1:21 PM

According to CBS Sports, Adrian Peterson has been reinstated by the NFL effective Friday.

Full Story
Irvin, Sampson, Hrbek, & Broten Headline Legends Lineup

4/15/2015 2:46 PM

Seven celebrity athletes and an added hockey clinic highlight the 2015 Hy-Vee Sanford Legends event, which runs June 11 to 23.

Full Story
Coaching Changes For Yankton Wrestling And Tennis

4/13/2015 9:33 PM

The Yankton High School Activities Department announces that YHS Head Wrestling Coach Ryan Hage has resigned his wrestling coaching duties.  Ryan...

Full Story
Sioux Falls Flyers Name First-Ever Hockey Director

4/13/2015 9:58 PM

The Sioux Falls Flyers are pleased to announce that Coach Dan Houck will be joining our association as the first ever Director Of Hockey.

Full Story
Canton Charges Into Conference Finals With Win Over Skyforce

4/14/2015 10:04 PM

The Canton Charge advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals after defeating the Sioux Falls Skyforce 105-95 Tuesday night at the Sanford Pentagon...

Full Story


Events