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The Fascinating Evolution of Modern-Day MMA Part I: The Early Years (1993-2000) By Thomas “Psychic Tom” Padgett

    In November 1993, Sports Entertainment Group (SEG Sports) agreed to sponsor and promote an exciting, revolutionary idea: The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Sparked by the idea of Art Davie, a successful entrepreneur and advertising executive, and Rorion Gracie, a master of an exotic, little known (at that time) art called Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Headlines, Real MMA, Real News|0 Comments

The Fascinating Evolution of Modern Day MMA Part II (2000-2010) By Thomas “Psychic Tom” Padgett

The dawn of the 21st century witnessed several new developments in the world of mixed-martial arts. The most important ones were: The re-emergence of the UFC on cable television The sale of the UFC by Semaphore Entertainment Group (SEG) to Zuffa LLC The appearance of MMA on Spike TV. This marked the first time an [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Headlines, Real MMA, Real News|0 Comments

Save The Date

So you liked Real MMA XIII, huh? The food, the drinks, the girls...oh yeah...and the fights! Well mark your calendars and let everyone know you'll be busy Friday, April 21st. Real MMA XIV is coming up, and we've already locked down a title fight you won't want to miss. We feature the best in amateur [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Headlines, home-slider|0 Comments

Bryan Linares Dancing On Cumbia In the Cage

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, Bryan Linares will face Keegan Blanco in the octagon at Sam’s Town Live! This fight will be the main event in Real MMA XII. This will be Linares third match. The 21-year-old amateur MMA fighter is from Guatemala but fights out of the Center for New Mexico. Linares has not lost [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|Headlines, Real MMA, Real News|0 Comments

MMA Bout Between Anthony “Phoenix” Ace and Cesar Palacios

On Oct. 28, 2016, Mixed Martial Arts fighter Anthony “Phoenix” Ace will battle his opponent, Cesar Palacios. The tournament will be live at Sam’s Town Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is the gambling and entertainment capital of the world. Statistics for Ace: Age: 28 Height: 6'1" Weight Class: Flyweight Win-Loss-Draw: 0-1-0 Last Fight: July [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|Headlines, Real News|0 Comments

MMA Bryan Linares and Keegan Blanco Take on Sin City

Mixed martial artists, Bryan Linares and Keegan Blanco will take on Sin City when they go head-to-head Friday, October 28, at Sam's Town Live, in Las Vegas. Linares comes in with an amateur record of 2-0-0. The 21-year-old weighs in at 124 lbs. and is ranked 50th out of 289 active West U.S. amateur bantamweights. [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|Headlines, Real News|0 Comments

Real MMA XII Presents Cameron Cooper v Joseph Rivela

Real MMA XII presents a match between Cameron Cooper and Joseph Rivela on October 28, 2016, at Sam's Town Casino and Gambling Hall. Muay Thai is the fighting style these two featherweight amateurs practice. Cooper has two fights under his belt, whereas this is Rivela's first match. Cooper's History: 0-2-0 (Win-Lose-Draw) Record 25 years old [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Headlines, Real News|0 Comments

MMA’s Women Fighters Danielle Hayes and Cheryl Salazar

The Real Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) next fight is taking place at Sams Town Live in Las Vegas, Nev. on Oct. 28, 2016. Female fighters Danielle Hayes and Cheryl Salazar are two of the opponents on the fight ticket. Admission for the event will cost $27. The event's official weigh-in takes place in the Sagebrush [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|blog, Headlines, Real MMA, Real News, Third|0 Comments

Shane Carwin Returns to Heavyweight Fighting

On Sept. 8, 2016, Shane Carwin, 41, announced that he is a free agent. He is driven to return to the MMA octagon but says it will not be with the UFC. MMA Fighting stated this was a mutual split between the UFC and the MMA heavyweight. Carwin, at 12-2, is known worldwide as a [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|Fourth, Headlines, Real MMA|0 Comments

Amateur Muay Thai Fighters of Real MMA XI

Friday, July 29, 2016, Sam’s Town Casino hosted the Real Mixed Martial Arts event, Amateur Muay Thai. Fighters featured at this event included Trent Austin, Shane Shapiro, Denise Bruckner, and Steve Evans. Welcome to Real MMA XI. Nathan Levy will face off against Vladimir Martinez. Denise Bruckner will battle it out against Ericka Lockett. Bryson [...]

By |July 30th, 2016|Headlines, Real MMA|0 Comments