Hard Knocks Fighting Championship ‘HK44’ Weigh In Results from Calgary

June 27, 2015


Hard Knocks Fighting Championship ‘HK44’ Weigh In Results from Calgary

(Calgary, June 26, 2015) – HK44 fighters surrounded by media, sponsors, coaches and fans filed in for the official HK44 weigh-in Thursday night in Calgary in front of the fight commission. Below are the weigh-in results for Friday night’s broadcast of the main card on Fighter Network, Claro Sports, Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Check local listings.


The full fight card is available only on PPV at www.hkfc.tv and to HKFC Prime users of the HKFC MMA app available (goo.gl/H1k7jJ) for iOS and Android mobile phone and tablet users. For PPV users the live action starts on Friday, June 26 at 8:30 PM ET / 5:30 PT / 6:30 local time.


“This card has some big fights and big fighters,” said Ari Taub, CEO of Hard Knocks Fighting Championship. “The marquee fight between Nick Ring and Cory Devela has a lot on the line and I have been looking forward to the the light heavyweight match-up with Rodney Wallace and Kalib Starnes for months.”


The headlining main event features Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Nick “The Promise” Ring (13-3-0), against Strikeforce veteran Cory “The One” Devela (14-6-0). Nick Ring has a 3-3 record in UFC fights including a win against middleweight Riki Fukuda. Ring returns to the Hard Knocks cage having just fought in HK43 last month. Devela has won against renowned UFC fighter Joe Riggs. Devela has won eight fights by submission and seven in the first round. Ring will be a hometown favorite as he contends the proven grappler.


The co-main event is a light heavyweight matchup with former UFC and Bellator Fighting Championship fighter, Rodney “Sho Nuff The Master” Wallace (22-10-1) and UFC and World Series of Fighting fighter Kalib Starnes (16-9-1). Both fighters have gone the distance in their bouts many times and may be in for all three rounds in this match-up. Wallace recently lost to Misha Cirkunov in HK41 and Starnes recently lost in a Titan matchup against Dave Herman, making both fighters hungry for their next win.


The main card for HK44 broadcasts on Comcast and Time Warner Cable (www.indemand.com). The full fight card is available exclusively on pay-per-view starting at 8:30 PM eastern time from Hard Knocks Fighting Championship at www.hkfc.tv and on iPhone/iPad and Android in the HKFC MMA app (goo.gl/H1k7jJ)


Pro Fights:

185lbs- Nick Ring (185) vs. Cory Devela (184)
205lbs- Kalib Starnes (205.5) vs. Rodney Wallace (205)
170lbs- Joel Powell (170) vs. Derek Boyle (170)
170lbs- Brandt Dewsbery (167.5) vs. Miles Anstead (170)
145lbs- Rolando Cespedes (144) vs. *Gabriel Solario (148.5) *Missed weight, forfeits 25% of purse

Pro Fights:

265lbs- Arjan Bhullar (241) vs. Jon-Taine Hall (247)
205lbs- Josh Heinz (205.5) vs. Anton Tokarchuk (204.5)
160lbs- Zach Snyder (160.5) vs. Kolton Menzak (160)

Amateur Fights:

Amateur Featherweight Title Fight
145lbs- John Nguyen (145.5) vs. Justin Basra (144)

155lbs- Joe Mapanda (153.5) vs. Cameron MacDonald (154.5)



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