Article

Kansas City Boys Representing

James Krause, Jason High to represent KC in upcoming UFC bouts
By: Megan K. Armstrong, The Kansas City Star
"KANSAS CITY, Mo. — James Krause will tell you he wears his heart on his sleeve. Then, the 155-pounder will show you the inked heart tattooed to the inside of his bicep. There’s a samurai, too, on his shoulder.

"'It’s my warrior spirit,' Krause says nonchalantly. 'The competitor in me, I guess[.]'

"Jason High, meanwhile, is known as The Kansas City Bandit. There’s no sentimental meaning behind the nickname, but his fighting style gives the moniker legitimacy. High will fight at 155 pounds for the first time in his career at UFC Fight Night 42 on June 7 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

"
Krause’s next fight comes even sooner — his lightweight showdown against Jamie Varner is the first bout of Saturday’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas, which will be televised live via pay per view."

Read the full article

Media

Recent
Two UFC titles will be on the line at UFC 185 when lightweight champion Anthony Pettis battles top contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-minted strawweight champion Carla Esparza faces Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
3-Mar-2015
The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, an in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin talk about all that went down at UFC 184, including Ronda Rousey's big win.
3-Mar-2015
UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles looks at the newly announced co-main event for the UFC's debut in the Philippines and a welterweight clash between Neil Magny and Hyun Gyu Lim.
3-Mar-2015
No. 1 welterweight contender Johny "Bigg Rigg" Hendricks lands a solid left hook to Martin Kampmann and ends the night with a KO victory in the first round. Hendricks takes on Matt Brown during the main card at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas.
3-Mar-2015