Matt Phillips

Elmira native Matt Phillips breaks the top five in Bare Knuckle fighting ranks

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Elmira native bare knuckle fighter Matt Phillips earned the fifth spot in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship lightweight division rankings. Phillips burst on to the scene in bare knuckle fighting following a successful MMA and kickboxing career. The twenty-four year-old fighter began his career in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship with […]
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Ask Matt Phillips: Are Wider Tires Always Faster?

Cycling equipment is often confounding. I get a lot of general questions about what’s better or faster. But these are very often difficult questions to answer. For example, one question I am often asked is, “Are wider tires faster?” This is a good question, and a relevant one given the push we’ve seen from many sides claiming that wider tires are just that.

Matt Phillips

Matt Phillips, 59, of Laurel passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2021 at his residence in Myrick. Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 12, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Ellisville Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2:30 p.m.Burial will be in Myrick Cemetery. Brother Bill Myers will officiate. Ellisville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at

Matt Phillips says in-form West Brom have to believe they can stay up

Matt Phillips insists West Brom must believe they can beat the drop after finally hitting form. Albion kept their slim survival hopes alive with an impressive 3-0 win over Southampton on Monday. Phillips added to Matheus Pereira’s penalty while Callum Robinson settled the game in the second half at The...