(Irvine, CA) Steve Carl has signed with Paradigm MMA Management for full service representation. The Bellator and M-1 veteran has amassed a 19-3 record in his professional MMA career. While Steve as an active duty member of the United States army he was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. He began training MMA at The Grapplers Lair in Belton, where he trained along side UFC Welterweight TJ Waldburger. He then made his professional MMA debut in 2005. The submission specialist holds wins over notable fighters such as, Brett Cooper, Tyler Stinson and Ramico Blackmon. Of his 19 wins, 14 have come by way of submission with 12 in the first round.
Steve lives and trains in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and said this about signing with Paradigm MMA, “I am ready to take a more aggressive and professional approach to further my MMA career. Paradigm possesses the tools and guidance to help me achieve my goals.”
Paradigm MMA President Audie Attar said the company was excited to have coming on board, “We are excited to have Steve joining the Paradigm MMA team. Not only is Steve an outstanding and exciting fighter but he is also an impressive person out side of the cage. We look forward to working with him and being able to take his career to the next level.”