BMF Invitational 7 brings MMA action to Clarksville in October

Come out and support local mixed martial arts as State Line Promotions presents BMF Invitational 7 on Saturday, Oct. 3, from Appleton Harley-Davidson in Clarksville, Tenn. This will be an all-ammy showcase with eight Annual Harley-Davidson sponsored championships on the line. Winners will get a custom made title and their name will go up on a plaque in the … Read more

West Coast Amateur Spotlight: Millennia MMA’s Jamar Ocampo

This edition of PRO MMA’s Amateur Spotlight shines upon a young 22-year-old up-and-coming fighter out of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. named Jamar Ocampo. He is a morning BJJ instructor at Millennia MMA and an accomplished grappler under Javier Vazquez.

Since there is no amateur MMA in the Golden State, Jamar gained the majority of his combat experience in grappling competitions and Pankration tournaments all over Southern California. His current Pankration record is 10-1. Jamar had one full-fledged amateur MMA bout in Idaho and choked out his opponent in 52 seconds. His professional debut is set for September in King of the Cage.

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Ryan Couture defeated for the first time

In his third amateur MMA bout, the son of UFC veteran Randy Couture tasted defeat for the first time. In Friday night’s Fight Night 2 main event in Bellingham, Washington, Elisey Yarovoy defeated Ryan Couture via unanimous decision.

Yarovoy, who is Ryan Couture’s former training and sparring partner, improved his amateur MMA record to 2-1 and gained the Fight Night Entertainment Lightweight Title in the process. Couture’s amateur record now stands at 2-1.

Ryan Couture, 26, made his amateur MMA debut in November 2008 at Fight Night 1, winning via first round submission (Triangle Choke) over Ricky Perez.

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X1: Temple of Boom 2 hits Hawaii on Oct. 25

The X1 World Events – Temple Of Boom 2 is set to take place Saturday, October 25, 2008 at the Palolo Hongwanji Temple. The card will feature 4 Pro MMA bouts, 3 Pro boxing matches and 10 amateur MMA bouts.

PRO MMA BOUTS

  • (Main Event) 135 lb Title Fight Mike Pedro vs Kana Hyatt
  • 145 lb Brandon Visher vs Reuben Del Rosario
  • 140 lb Gene Gregory vs Brysen Hansen
  • 145 lb Colin Mackenzie vs Isaiah Cobb-Adams

The 135 lb title fight is a rematch for the two fighters, with Mike Pedro winning the first contest via 1st round armbar. Undefeated 145 lb up-and-comer Brandon Visher will look to push his record to 5-0 against game opponent Reuben Del Rosario. Colin Mackenzie will square off against Isaiah Cobb-Adams with both fighters searching for their first victories. Rounding out the PRO MMA bouts will Be Gene Gregory and Brysen Hansen. Looking forward to an action packed night with lots of local talent being showcase.

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ProMMA Exclusive: Interview With Billy “24-7” MacDonald

by: Jack Bratcher I want to introduce you to a young man who is making waves in the Mixed Martial Arts world in more ways than one.  Billy “24-7” MacDonald is one of the hardcore crew over at Tagg Radio. Just like myself and everyone else associated with ProMMA.info,  you can find Billy hanging out … Read more