Gage Miskimen

Gage Miskimen is a journalist from Marion, Iowa, currently working at the Cedar Rapids Gazette. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 2019 and was editor of the award-winning Daily Iowan. He also previously worked for the Des Moines Register. Gage is a lifelong fan of combat sports and martial arts.

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North Iowa Fights 14

North Iowa Fights 14: Plazola vs. Aguayo Headline In Mason City

For the second time this summer, it’s fight night in Iowa. Mason City Arena hosts North Iowa Fights 14 starting at 6 p.m. Saturday. Three Iowa casinos have a partnership with Elite Sportsbook, which accepts bets on the regional MMA bouts. They are Rhythm City Casino Resort in Davenport, Riverside Casino and Golf Resort and […]
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UFC 276

UFC 276 Bringing The Fireworks For Fourth of July Weekend

While Fourth of July weekend is coming up, it’s also International Fight Week and the UFC is delivering the fireworks with a major card in UFC 276 this Saturday. It all goes down at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, but you can place an online sports bet right here in Iowa. Iowa casinos have […]
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UFC 275

UFC 275 Odds: Teixeira, Shevchenko Look To Defend Titles

Two of the UFC’s champions will look to defend their belts at UFC 275 in Singapore this weekend. Current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Glover Teixeira (33-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC) will face Jiri Prochazka (28-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) in his first title defense. UFC Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko (22-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) will take on her […]
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North Iowa Fights 13

North Iowa Fights 13 Recap: Kuntz, McPadden Victorious

Mixed-martial arts was back in Mason City last weekend with North Iowa Fights 13 at the Mason City Arena. Twenty fighters entered the circular cage in the middle of the arena floor throughout the night, typically the home of the North Iowa Bulls hockey team. Hundreds of Mason City residents cheered and jeered throughout the […]
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UFC 274 Gaethje

How To Bet UFC 274: Oliveira Stripped, But Gaethje Can Win Belt

UFC 274 brings the promotion back to the desert in Arizona on Saturday night. Former Lightweight Champion Charles Oliveira (32-8 MMA, 20-8 UFC) was stripped of the lightweight  belt on Friday after missing weight by half a pound. He is still set to fight challenger Justin Gaethje (23-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC). Gaethje, who made championship […]
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Taylor vs Serrano

Taylor Vs Serrano To Headline Historic Bout In MSG

Women’s lightweight titles are on the line in what some have billed as “The biggest women’s boxing match in history” when boxing champions Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano meet on Saturday night. Ireland’s Taylor, (20-0), the unified lightweight champion will put her WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO and The Ring lightweight titles on the line against […]
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Fury vs Whyte Betting Odds: Expect Fireworks in London

Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte will both look to unify the WBC Heavyweight Championship on the biggest stage London has to offer on Saturday. The current WBC and The Ring heavyweight titleholder Fury (31-0-1) looks to continue his long, unbeaten streak against interim champ Whyte (28-2) in front of almost 100,000 in the famous Wembley […]
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Bellator 277

Bellator 277 Odds: McKee and Pitbull Rematch For The Title

A highly-anticipated rematch sits on top of this weekend’s Bellator 277 card in San Jose. Friday’s Bellator card ends its main card slate with two title fights. The rematch between current Featherweight Champion AJ McKee (-340 as of midweek at FanDuel) and former champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire (+260) holds the top spot. A light heavyweight […]
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Pretaped PFL

PFL May Be Removed From Iowa Wagers After Pre-Taped Broadcast Incident

Iowa may remove the Professional Fighters League (PFL) from state wager markets after a pre-taped event was flagged for suspicious betting activity. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission is working with operators after the IRGC learned last week’s PFL Challenger Series event had pre-taped fights. Bettors who wagered on the April 1 event saw it […]
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