“Hardrock MMA 14” play-by-play commentary and results

Saturday night PROMMA.INFO’s Brian Furby attended “Hardrock MMA 14” in Danville, Ky. at the Danville National Guard Armory. I kept up with the action throughout the event. Featuring thirteen fights (11 amateur and two pro), Hardrock delivered some exciting finishes and a lot of action, with only two fights making it out of the first round.

Here is my play-by-play and event commentary.

Pro fighter Rob Mooney is serving as tonight’s referee. As I mentioned at the Wicktagon show last month, Mooney has the distinction of being one of the most experienced referees in the country, with the number of bouts he has refereed in the thousands.

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Froggy’s Fight Night hosts “SSF Invitational 13: Courage” in Ft. Campbell, Ky on Sept. 11 – results

On Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, Froggy’s in Ft. Campbell, Ky hosted “SSF Invitational 13: Courage.” There were a total of thirteen MMA bouts headlined by a SSF bantamweight title fight between Jarrett Weston and Titus McDowell. Weston took home the victory and the belt with a rear-naked choke submission.

Local favorites Steve Durr and Yannick Jones both won with submissions of their own. Fighters representing such teams as SSF Submission Academy, Armbar MMA, Music City MMA, and Modern Army Combatives Program all took part in the event.

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Froggy’s Fight Night returns to Ft. Campbell with “SSF Invitational 13: Courage” on Sept. 11

This Friday Sept. 11 Froggy’s in Ft. Campbell, Ky will host “SSF Invitational 13: Courage.” A total of fifteen MMA bouts are scheduled. Fighters representing such teams as SSF Submission Academy, Armbar MMA, Music City MMA, and Modern Army Combatives Program will all be on the card.

Froggy’s is located at 3910 Indiana Blvd., Ft. Campbell, Ky. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the fight start at 8 p.m. For more information or directions call 931-561-0917 or visit www.mmaclarksville.com.

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“SSF Invitational: Darkness” brings live mixed martial arts action to Clarksville on Aug. 22

On Sat., Aug. 22, 2009, Appleton’s Harley Davidson in Clarksville, Tenn. will host an afternoon of live music and live mixed martial arts action. It does not get much better than that! The gates open at 2:00 p.m. for “The SSF Invitational: Darkness” and the fights begin at 3:00 p.m.

Local favorites Zack Hicks and Yannick Jones will be on the card with other teammates representing Clarksville’s own SSF Submission Academy. Other schools with participating fighters include Diamond MMA out of Carbondale, Ill., Team R.O.C.K. out of Camden, Tenn., The Bull Pit out of Jackson, Tenn, Lakeside Traning out of Princeton, Ky. and Clarksville Fight Club.

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Froggy’s Fight Night returns to Ft. Campbell with “SSF Invitational: Madness” July 18

SSF Submission Academy in cooperation with Froggy’s Fight Night presents “SSF Invitational: Madness” this Saturday night, July 18th, at Froggy’s at 3910 Indiana Blvd., Ft. Campbell, Ky. 42223. For more information including directions call 931-561-0917.

There are a total of 17 fights scheduled with fighters representing such teams as SSF Submission, H.I.T. Squad, Lakeland Training, 5 Tigers Martial Arts, and Team Rock. A “Fight of the Night” trophy will be awarded at the end of the night. If you are in the Northern Tenn./Southern Ky. area, come support the local fighters and check out the level mixed martial arts action in your region.

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PRO MMA’s Southeastern Amateur Spotlight: Yannick Jones

Head kicks, wheel kicks, low kicks, and any other type of martial arts kick you can think of and SSF Submission Academy’s Yannick Jones has tried it in the cage. Yannick, who currently has a 4-3 amateur MMA record, comes from a Tae Kwon Do and Muay Thai background so it is no surprise he uses a lot of kicks in his MMA fights.

Do not be fooled however, as he has developed a nice ground game to go along with his superb stand-up under the tutelage of his trainer and owner of the SSF Submission Academy, Ron Dayley.

Recently, PRO MMA (promma.info) sat down to talk with Yannick about his martial arts background, how training with SSF has taken his ground game up to new levels, what it is like to be in the cage with an Olympic caliber wrestler, and more.

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“Gauntlet SSF 10” results from Ft. Campbell, KY

Ron Dayley’s “SSF Invitational: Gauntlet SSF 10” took place on June 6, 2009 at Froggy’s Fight Night in Ft. Campbell, KY. Jeremy Ward won the “Fight of the Night” trophy with his guillotine choke win over Jarrett Weston in a featherweight showdown and John Belcher defeated Yannick Jones via TKO in their welterweight main event match-up.

Stay tuned to PRO MMA (promma.info) and the SSF Submission Academy website for future SSF Invitational and Froggy’s Fight Night event announcements.

Gauntlet SSF 10 results:
(185) Brandon Sherill def. Kyle Shaffer by RNC
(155) Samuel Rolly def. Scott Huff by doctor stoppage
(185) Ethan Tessier def. Jeremy Wilson by RNC
(135) Alex Haney def. Robert Rose by submission
(HW) Dale Merritt def. Gabriel Wallace by RNC
(165) Craig Craddock def. Shawn Brown by TKO
(145) Jeremy Ward def. Jarrett Weston by guillotine choke
(170) Marcus Hammond def. Sam Grace by TKO
(185) Isaac Ware def. Greg Taylor by RNC
(205) Mike Plummer def. Jason Wilson by DQ
(155) Taylor Callens def. Zach Hicks by submission
(170) John Belcher def. Yannick Jones by TKO
photos after the jump…

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