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New opponent for Frank Trigg

Posted: August 11, 2011 by Xtreme Couture MMA in frank trigg
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BAMMA 7’s main event for the September 10 card just took a major hit, as middleweight champion Tom Watson has been forced out of his match up with former UFC contender Frank Trigg.

Trigg (21-8) will now meet Bellator veteran Jim Wallhead (21-6) in a non-title fight inside The National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England. The event will stream live online.

The extend of Watson’s (14-4) back injury was not made available.

Wallhead recently took part in the welterweight tournament for Bellator, falling in the first round of the event to Rick Hawn. Prior to that loss, “Judo” had won eight straight fights.

Trigg competed twice for UFC gold, but was on the verge of retiring from the sport after defeats against Josh Koscheck and Matt Serra. But, since getting himself back in the gym, Trigg has claimed back-to-back victories over Roy Neeman at Israel FC 1 and John Phillips at BAMMA 6.

BAMMA 7 card (September 10th) will be lightweight champ Rob Sinclair meeting Leonard Santos and The Ultimate Fighter winner Efrain Escudero taking on Tim Radcliffe.

Source: MMAJunkie

Xtreme Couture fighter Frank Trigg,  is ready for his fight Saturday against  John Phillips at BAMMA 6 – May 21.

A 13-year veteran of the sport, Trigg has fought all over the world, but this is the first time that he will have the opportunity to fight in front of the rapidly expanding English fanbase.

“Yeah, this is the first time I’ve fought out there, but I’ve been out there plenty of times with my daughter, so I kind of know the area,” according to Trigg.

His opponent in the fight is Welsh middleweight John “The White Mike Tyson” Phillips. Phillips is currently on a five fight win streak including a knockout  victory over James Zikic at BAMMA 4 last September.

“Other than the fights on YouTube, I don’t know much about him. I’ve never met him or anything. I know he has a lot of power” , Trigg said.

With all 13 of his wins coming by way of strikes, the nickname may be appropriate, but Trigg isn’t scared to stand and bang with the knockout artist.

“His nickname is ‘The White Mike Tyson,’ but I’ve been training with guys who havepower, too.”

A member of Randy Couture’s Xtreme Couture gym, Trigg has the benefit of training with some of the very best the sport has to offer.  “Martin Kampmann has been training with me as a lefty, and he hits really hard. Obviously Vitor Belfort…” Trigg explained.

“More than the average number, for sure. We actually have a bunch of guys at Xtreme Couture who are left handed. It’s about one out of every seven people that is truly left-handed, so to have as many guys to train with that are left-handed as we do has been great.”

A fight that has fireworks in the making is one you don’t want to miss.

To watch the fight (live web stream) goto

Frank Trigg vs. Roy Neeman on November 9th.

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Xtreme Couture MMA is excited for UFC 103 where Vitor Belfort, Martin Kampmann, Frank Trigg and Tyson Griffin will all be fighting on the main card! Here are a couple of shots of the weigh-ins today in Dallas TX.

UFC® 103 FRANKLIN vs BELFORT – Saturday, September 19th, live on Pay-Per-View from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

American Airlines Center doors open at 4:50pm CENTRAL TIME
First bout is scheduled to begin at 5:20pm CT
First fight on television at 9pm CT (7pm PT / 10pm ET)

Rich Franklin and Vitor Belfort

Rich Franklin and Vitor Belfort

Martin Kampmann and Paul Daley

Martin Kampmann and Paul Daley

Josh Koscheck and Frank Trigg

Josh Koscheck and Frank Trigg

Tyson Griffin and Hermes France

Tyson Griffin and Hermes France

Couture and Trigg talk Elite XC, Affliction, Kimbo and More

Posted: September 30, 2008 by Xtreme Couture MMA in frank trigg, randy couture
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ESPN Radio caught up with Randy Couture and Frank Trigg at our charity GI Foundation Golf Fundraiser event last Thursday at Rhodes Ranch.

Xtreme Couture fighters went 4-0 last week.

John Alessio got the ball rolling Wednesday in the WEC by defeating Todd Moore.

Mark Hominick beat Danny Martinez Friday night in the TKO promotion.

Saturday in Dallas on HDNet Fights Jay White beat Patrick Castillo by arm bar and Frank Trigg submitted Edwin Dewees.

There are no Xtreme Couture fights this weekend.  But December 28th at the Riviera Hotel here in Vegas Eleana “Baby Doll” Reid makes her MMA debut and Dennis Davis returns to the cage in the IFO.  And December 29th Jay Hieron and Chris Horodecki compete for titles in the IFL and our good friend Wanderlei Silva takes on Chuck Liddell in the UFC.

Trigg and White Ready for Action on HDNet Fights

Posted: December 15, 2007 by Xtreme Couture MMA in frank trigg, HDNet Fights, jay white

Xtreme Couture’s Frank Trigg and Jay White will be featured on tonight’s HDNet Fights’ “Reckless Abandon”.

Trigg headlines the show. He’ll be taking on Edwin Dewees. While Jay White steps in the cage with Patrick Castillo.

Patrick Castillo (right) and Jay White

The fights air at 8pm ET/5pm PT only on HDNet.