Chad Sermon’s punk antics didn’t help him in a fight against Brian Kerr at Hardrock MMA 58 in Kentucky, USA. The guy acted so cocky he even made the referee smile, but he was put in his place pretty fast.
Shawn “Caveman” Kenny from Liverpool, UK, retains his FCC amateur heavyweight title against Paul Wadsworth with a highlight reel knockout punch only ten seconds into the opening round!
Chris Henderson, an amateur MMA fighter from Virginia, scores a stunning knee knockout which drops his opponent, Chris Gardner, to the mat in a unique ballet-like pirouette. No wonder this fight got into ‘Regional Road Trip’ selection on Inside MMA show.
Aaron “Beat-Dem’Up” Smith defended his Exile MMA welterweight title belt against Bob “The Hick Form the Sticks” Mezzano with a slam that scared everyone in the crowd and drained all life from his opponent.
Ryan Long scores a highlight reel knockout in the middleweight bout vs Richard Hardy at Stellar Fights 27 and grabs Knockout of the Night award.
That’s how you make your amateur MMA debut unforgettable – you take the fight on one day notice, then enter the cage and knock your opponent out cold. Darren Cablay sure won’t ever forget his fight against Jon Mateo at HFP 4: No Judges Required.
In June 2012 at NFA Infantry Engaged Coty Shannon, who had his first fight, performed an insane hybrid submission and choked the other amateur, Brian Borden, out cold.
Russian amateur MMA tournament “Strelka” presents Rocky Marciano. No mistake – the dark haired heavyweight fighter from Azerbaijan named himself after the world famous boxer and proves he’s worth that nickname with his every fight!
Mike Pantangco, an amateur MMA fighter, becomes a Youtube sensation after his unexpected tapping in the fight against Jeremy Raser at Prison City Fight League: Uprising (Jackson, Michigan, USA). The thing is, Mike was winning the bout and tapped only because he didn’t want to knock out his opponent.
Small cage, one fighter much heavier than the other, indifferent ref, two strangers – that’s just what Michael “Dragonhulk” Trujillo’s first amateur bout looked like.