Chris ‘The Beast Boy’ Barnett Signs 4 fight deal with MFC, faces Rama for title at MFC 37 May 10, 2013

If you’ve never heard of the name Chris Barnett, it’s probably because he hasn’t fought in MMA since April 22nd, 2011. He was sidelined by an unethical promoter: “Every time I had another MMA fight scheduled, this promoter would call the other organizations and harass them and I didn’t have an exclusive contract with him.” Chris … Read more

Bellator 58 spotlight: An interview with Jessica “Jag” Aguilar

ProMMAnow.com talks with women’s MMA fighter Jessica Aguilar about her upcoming rematch with Lisa Ward at Bellator 58 on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Fla.

Rene Nazare defends his lightweight title at “Reality Fighting: Ferocity” in Plymouth, Mass. on Nov. 7

On Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) brings mixed martial arts to Plymouth Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Mass. with “Reality Fighting: Ferocity.” The event will feature a lightweight title fight between undefeated Reality Fighting champ Rene Nazare (5-0) taking on number one challenger Will Kerr (8-1). In addition, there will be a minimum of 15 professional and amateur MMA fights.

Nazare is a BJJ world champion who trains and teaches at Dungeon MMA on Cape Cod. He won the title with a submission win over previously undefeated champion Tony Leate back in May. His opponent, Will Kerr is considered to be one of the top-ranked lightweight fighters in New England and trains out of Strikezone MMA in New London, Conn.

Read moreRene Nazare defends his lightweight title at “Reality Fighting: Ferocity” in Plymouth, Mass. on Nov. 7

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Gonzaga vs. Mondelli in NAGA super fight – watch online tonight

UFC heavyweight prospect and Team Link fighter Gabriel Gonzaga participated in a No-Gi grappling “Super Fight” against American Top Team’s Luigi Mondelli on Sat., June 27, 2009, at the 2009 NAGA East Coast Championship at the Twin Rivers Casino in Lincoln, R.I.

Luigi Mondelli is a 5-time Pan-American Gold Medalist, second-degree BJJ Black Belt, and head instructor at Best Way BJJ/American Top Team.

Beginning tonight, Sun., June 28, at 8pm ET/5pm PT, Fight-Stream will show highlights from the NAGA Championship and they will broadcast the entire No-Gi Super Fight between Gabriel Gonzaga and Luigi Mondelli for free. This is a great chance to witness two of the world’s top grapplers go at it.

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Two title fights at “Reality Fighting: Throwdown” on May 2

“Reality Fighting: Throwdown” will take place this Saturday night, May 2nd, at Plymouth Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Fighters representing Dungeon MMA, South Shore Sportfighting, Spa City BJJ, Hardcore, Team Aggression, and many others will be on this card.

In one of two title fights on the card, Reality Fighting Welterweight Champion and Chess Game sponsored fighter, Chuck “Cold Steel” O’Neil (5-2) will be fighting Tim Pinney (4-2). Chuck trains with the Lauzon brothers and Team Aggression in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. This will be Chuck’s first title defense. Check out this video of Chuck when he won the title from Ryan Schieding (3-1).

Read moreTwo title fights at “Reality Fighting: Throwdown” on May 2

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PRO MMA Grappling Spotlight – Christina Sears

On March 7th and 8th over 1,400 grapplers hit the mats at the Arnold 2009 World Grappling Championship in Columbus, Ohio. Among all those competitors was a little lady by the name of Christina Sears. As part of PRO MMA’s (promma.info) “Grappling Spotlight”, we wanted to introduce our readers to this remarkable young lady. At only four-foot-eleven and right around one-hundred pounds, do not tell her she is too small or too weak to do anything. It all started with her wrestling in high school and now she is placing at the NAGA Championships. By the way, she probably bench presses more than you…no joke. PRO MMA proudly introduces, Christina Sears:

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Joe Lauzon in NAGA superfight with Will Kerr on Feb. 14

Joe Lauzon is a busy guy. Not only is he fighting Jeremy Stephens in the main event at this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 17, but exactly one week later he will be taking on grappling phenom, Will Kerr, in a North American Grappling Association ‘Superfight’.

The 15th annual NAGA New England Grappling Championship will be held at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island on Saturday, February 14th. The tournament is open to all grappling styles and will take place in the Twin River Casino’s 26,000 sq. foot Grand Ballroom with 14 competition rings running at once.

Read moreJoe Lauzon in NAGA superfight with Will Kerr on Feb. 14

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