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Yes that is correct, Jay Hieron MMA star and Actor is on tonights episode (Thus Jan 19th, 2012) -of  “Person of Interest” on CBS.

The show airs @ 9/8pm c.

Person of Interest is the  hottest new drama on CBS and winner of the 2012 People’s Choice Award for  Favorite New TV Drama, in part because of their great casting!!!

You can watch tonights episode online tomorrow on the CBS website here

A 2008 U.S. Olympian and former ESPY award nominee for Best Collegiate Athlete,  Ben Askren, the reigning Bellator Welterweight Champion, will put his title on the line for the first time against Xtreme Couture fighter Jay Hieron.

Askren and Hieron have made no secret that this fight will be a grudge match of sorts as both competitors have used social media to display their dislike for one another.

While both fighters certainly respect each other’s accomplishments, contrasting styles and personalities have added another level of intrigue to an already highly-anticipated fight.


“I’ve been looking forward to this fight for a while,” Askren said. “I’m more excited to dominate Jay than anyone I have ever fought, so October 29th can’t get here fast enough. We’re going to put on a show.”

For Hieron, the former UFC veteran and Las Vegas-trained fighter is looking to extend his winning streak to 11 with a championship victory over Askren. “The Thoroughbred” earned his title shot by claiming the Season 4 welterweight tournament with victories over Anthony Lapsley, Brent Weedman, and former judoka Olympian Rick Hawn. While the New York native fully understands the Midwest crowd will mostly be in Askren’s corner, that doesn’t bother the confident Hieron.

“I’ve been getting ready for this fight for months, so location doesn’t matter,” said Hieron. “I’ve got one goal in mind, and that’s punching this guy in the face and taking his belt. We all know the game he is going to bring to the cage, and everyone knows mine, so it’s going to be a war, simple as that.”



Xtreme Couture MMA home of some of the best MMA fighters like Randy Couture, Vitor Belfort, Gray Maynard, Jay Hieron, Evan Dunham, Tyson Griffin, Mike Pyle and Forrest Griffin just to name a few, who all call Xtreme Couture their home would like to invite you to our Open House.

When:  Saturday September 10th, 2011 from 9am – 4pm

We’ll have Free snacks, drinks and will  offer  four  – 30 minute classes every hour so you’ll have plenty to try out.

Xtreme Couture offers classes for kids (ages 6 and up),  teen classes, women and mens of all technical levels and disciplines.

Did we mention it is all for FREE plus if you sign-up that day  we will waive the $100 enrollment fee!

With memberships starting at just $20 a month you have to come down to see it for your self.

If that wasn’t enough for you we have a special meet and greet with top UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator and other high level MMA fighters from 1pm – 2pm.

For more information please call the gym at 702.616.1022

Jay Hieron – The Champ is Here

Posted: May 11, 2011 by Xtreme Couture MMA in Jay Hieron, xtreme couture

The scorecards propelled Xtreme Couture’s Jay Hieron to the top of Bellator Fighting Championships’ latest welterweight tournament on Saturday.

Hieron won a split decision over Rick Hawn in the final of Bellator’s 170-pound tourney. It was the main event of Bellator 43 in Newkirk, Okla.

Judges at Bellator 43 gave the nod to Jay Hieron, right, over Rick Hawn.

Although Hieron and Hawn both have ample takedown skills, most of the three-round fight took place standing. Hawn had only one serious takedown attempt, but he set the pace by stalking Hieron throughout the bout.

Two judges scored the bout 29-28 for Hawn. One recorded the same score for Hawn.

Hieron won his 10th consecutive fight. Winning the eight-man tournament means a title shot against champion Ben Askren later this year.

Hawn suffered his first loss in 12 professional fights.

Xtreme Couture’s Jay “The Thoroughbred” Hieron punched his ticket to the Bellator Welterweight Tournament finals with a tough-fought decision win over a game Brent Weedman.  Hieron is an extremely tough guy who doesn’t mind mixing it up with anyone.   With the win, Hieron now meets Olympian Rick Hawn in next month’s tourney finale.  Hieron (21-4 MMA, 2-0 BFC) now has won nine consecutive fights.

Xtreme Couture’s Mike Chandler dominated his way to victory on Saturday night.  The former University of Missouri wrestler’s takedown and ground skills have led him to another victory and a ticket to the lightweight tourney’s finale. Using his improved and fearless striking to set up at least four takedowns in each frame, Chandler dominated the first and third rounds to earn a unanimous-decision victory over fellow semifinalist Lloyd Woodard via scores of 29-28. With his victory, Chandler now meets KO artist Patricky “Pitbull” Freire in the tourney finale next month.


  • Champ Ben Askren vs. Nick Thompson (non-title bout)
  • Jay Hieron vs. Brent Weedman (welterweight-tourney semifinal)
  • Michael Chandler vs. Llyod Woodard (lightweight-tourney semifinal)


  • Nate James vs. Tyler Stinson
  • Josh Burns vs. Eric Prindle
  • David Rickles vs. Dylan Smith
  • Cody Carrillo vs. Michael Osborn

Bellator 40 takes place April 9 at First Council Casino in Newkirk, Okla. and is broadcast on MTV2

Xtreme Co-Main Event  

Brent Weedman (18-5-1) vs. Jay “The Thoroughbred” Hieron (20-4-0)

Brent Weedman is a good fighter, and he took out a fighter in Dan Hornbuckle that I thought he would not be able to beat. The truth is that Dan has not been the same fighter that he was over in Japan where he was knocking out fighters and finishing fights. Brent’s only ever loss to tough fighters, but that is where his fault lies as Jay is one extremely tough fighter.

Jay Hieron an established top dog at Xtreme Couture MMA in Las Vegas has always been a fighter with the ability to be a champion, but he never had the chance. The IFL failed, Affliction went under, and Strikeforce never followed through with their promise. He has just had bad luck. He entered this tournament with one thing in mind being a champion and that is all that he is focused on.

The Bottom Line: Jay Hieron is too focused to lose.

Xtreme Fight #2

Lloyd “Cupcake” Woodard (11-0-0) vs. Michael Chandler (6-0-0)

The strengths for Michael in this fight re his wrestling, his hands, and his submission. Obviously, in the first round of this tournament you saw him submit a strong BJJ fighter in Marcien Held, but he also got caught in multiple submissions. If someone was able to hold onto a submission they caught him in it would stop him. He has strong hands, but so does Lloyd.

Lloyd has big knockout power as seen in his first fight too. He also has a strong BJJ base since he has submitted more people than he has finished with strikes. The big remaining factor is the wrestling. We know that Michael can get Lloyd down.  Look for this fight to be wild as either fighter could pull out something that would surprise everyone.

Instructors from Xtreme Couture teamed up at the North American Grapplng Association (NAGA) in Las Vegas on March 4th to demonstrate grappling techniques to the crowd.  NAGA holds events all over the United States and is one of the largest grappling tournaments in the world.  Pictured below are (far left)-John Hahn, Jimmy Jones, Kui Gonsalves, Dennis Davis and students.  Pictured (far right)-Kui Gonsalves, Dennis Davis, John Hahn and Jimmy Jones with student participant.


Date: Apr 02, 2011
Location: Uncasville, Connecticut
Venue: Mohegan Sun
Broadcast: MTV2
  • Champ Eddie Alvarez vs. Pat Curran (for lightweight title)
  • Lyman Good vs. Rick Hawn (welterweight tourney semifinals)
  • Jay Hieron vs. Brent Weedman (welterweight tourney semifinals)*
  • Ben Saunders vs. Matt Lee

* – Pending medical clearance for Weedman, who suffered a facial laceration in the quarterfinals


Lyman Good, Rick Hawn, Jay Hieron or Brent Weedman made the final four for Bellator Fighting Championships’ 170-pound tournament.


The promotion started its fourth season Saturday with Bellator 35, featuring the opening round of the organization’s latest eight-man welterweight tourney. Results from the bouts in Lemoore, Calif.:

  • Lyman Good def. Chris Lozano via unanimous decision
  • Rick Hawn def. “Judo” Jim Wallhead via unanimous decision
  • Jay Hieron def. Anthony Lapsely via 1st-round rear-naked choke
  • Brent Weedman def. Dan Hornbuckle via unanimous decision

Hieron’s win over Lapsely wasn’t without controversy. Several seconds after Hieron attempted the choke, Lapsely didn’t respond when his arm was grabbed by referee Josh Rosenthal, prompting a stoppage. But Lapsely immediately started to protest when the fight was halted.

Weedman eked out his win over Hornbuckle, with the first two rounds being especially close. A number of observers, including USA TODAY, scored the fight for Hornbuckle. The Lemoore crowd booed the decision for Weedman when it was officially announced.

Also at Bellator 35, the winner of last year’s women’s tournament, Zoila Frausto, earned a decision win over Karina Hallinan in their 125-pound bout. Frausto, who received the 115-pound title for winning the tourney last year, avenged an earlier loss to Hallinan. Frausto wants to keep fighting at 125 pounds and says the cut to 115 pounds has become too difficult.

By Sergio Non, USA TODAY