Shark Fight Promotions partners with the American Forces Network to bring “Shark Fights 13: Jardine vs. Prangley” to troops abroad

Shark Fight Promotions announced today that they have partnered with the American Forces Network to deliver “Shark Fights 13: Jardine vs. Prangley” to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces serving overseas.

MMA for Charity to hold Haiti benefit

Event will take place on March 13-14 in Richmond, VA Richmond, VA (USA): On January 12th, 2010, a vicious earthquake struck the country of Haiti. As of this writing, an estimated 3,000,000 people have been affected by magnitude 7.0 quake. The Haitian Government has reported that between 217,000 and 230,000 people have died, an estimated … Read more

“G-Force Fights – Bad Blood 3” results and photo gallery

On Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, “G-Force Fights: Bad Blood 3” took place at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Fla. Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) reporter Tami Carswell was on the scene to cover the event live. Here are the results, Tami’s fight commentary, and photos from the event. “G-Force Fights: Bad Blood 3” quick results: … Read more

ProMMA.info Submission of 2009: Toby Imada’s Inverted Triangle Choke

When Bellator Fighting Championships released the brackets for their first lightweight tournament almost everyone looked forward to an eventual final between Eddie Alvarez and Jorge Masvidal.

One of the few people not interested in the match up was Toby Imada. In the end he actually inserted himself into that final with a brilliant submission hold also known as the ProMMA.info Submission of 2009.

On May 1, 2009, Toby Imada faced off with Jorge Masvidal for a chance to fight for the Bellator lightweight championship. Throughout the first two rounds, and most of the third, Masvidal basically landed at will. He seemingly had the answer for all of Imada’s offense.

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Bellator’s Toby Imada receives 2009 World MMA Award: Submission of the Year

Imada’s Inverted Triangle Choke of Jorge Masvidal at Bellator V Takes Top Honors

Las Vegas, NV – Dec. 30, 2009 –Tonight, at the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas, Bellator Fighting Championships’ Toby Imada won a 2009 World Mixed Martial Arts Award for “Submission of the Year” for his astonishing inverted triangle choke submission of Jorge Masvidal at Bellator V.

Coined as the “backpack of doom” by Sherdog’s and ESPN.com’s Jake Rossen, Imada submitted striking artist Masvidal in the third round of Bellator’s season 1 lightweight tournament semi-final in Dayton, Ohio on May 1, 2009.

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“Bellator XII” official results – Alvarez and Lombard crowned champions in finals

The final event of the 12-week inaugural season of the Bellator Fighting Championships took place on Friday, June 19, 2009, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. “Bellator XII” was headlined with the middleweight and lightweight tournament finals, with the winner of each taking home $100,000 in grand prize money.

In the middleweight finals, Hector Lombard dominated Jared Hess with solid stand up and takedown defense until finally opening a cut on Hess that ultimately led to a TKO doctor stoppage in round 4, making Lombard the new Bellator Middleweight Champion.

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Bellator to crown two champions at season finale June 19

Bellator’s inaugural season comes to a close with “Bellator XII” on Friday, June 19, 2009, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla., the same location the 12-week tournament started on April 3. PRO MMA (promma.info) received the full details on Wednesday.

Headlining the event will be the Bellator Lightweight and Middleweight Championship fights. The lightweight title fight features Philadelphia Fight Factory’s Eddie Alvarez taking on submission-of-the-year candidate Toby Imada,

In the Middleweight title fight, former Olympic Judoka Hector Lombard will face off against the Oklahoma All-American wrestler Jared Hess.

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Submission of the month: Toby Imada vs. Jorge Masvidal (video)

You have heard about it, now is your chance to see it. Toby Imada took on Jorge Masvidal at the “Bellator V” lightweight tournament semi-finals in Dayton, Ohio on May 1st. The ending of this fight has been talked about ever since. Enjoy. Here is the Eddie Alvarez vs. Eric Reynolds fight, which was the … Read more

Eddie Alvarez & Toby Imada win in semi-finals, “Pee-Wee” also victorious at “Bellator V”

Eddie Alvarez defeats Eric Reynolds at "Bellator V"

“Bellator V” is in the books after a stacked card entertained fans at Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio tonight. It was the semi-final round of Bellator Fighting Championshiips’ Lightweight Tournament and Eddie Alvarez and Toby Imada both won by submission in round three, not only collecting a cool $50,000 in the process, but now they go to the finals for a chance to earn the $100,000 grand prize.

In non-tournament bouts, Nashville MMA’s resident top heavyweight prospect Dave Herman destroyed his opponent Eric Reynolds via a flying knee that put him on the canvas and finished it up with punches causing the referee to stop the action at 4:46 of round 1.

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“Bellator V” weigh-in results & photos

PRO MMA (promma.info) has received the official weigh-in results for “Bellator V” which  took place today in Dayton, Ohio. The start of the semi-final tournament series begins tomorrow, May 1st at Hara Arena with the lightweights and will continue with featherweight bouts at “Bellator VI” in Corpus Christ on May 8th, and the welterweights at “Bellator VII” in Chicago on May 15th.

Fighting in the lightweight semi-finals at “Bellator V” are Eddie Alvarez (16-2) vs. Eric Reynolds (11-1) and Jorge Masvidal (17-3) vs. Toby Imada (21-11). The winner of each bout will receive $50,000 and will move on to compete in the Bellator World Championship finals in June for a shot at the $100,000 grand prize.

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