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Nguyen vs. Carney

Nguyen vs. Carney

Wild Bills Fight Night 8: April 13, 2007 in Duluth, GA – This fight was one of the more exciting fights at Wild Bills. Tom Nguyen (that’s me) was 5-0 and Todd Carney was 16-16. Carney had taken on much tougher opposition that I had. He had fought Jason “Mayhem” Miller (3 times), Dave Menne, Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett, Brian Ebersole, and whole lot more tough mofos. Prior to this MMA fight, I had shown...

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Selbee vs. Music

Selbee vs. Music

Cagefighter Championships #1: October 26, 2002 in Atlanta, GA – It’s been a few months since Mark Selbee’s tragic death, but his memory lives on. Mark was not only a world champion kickboxer, but he was a true martial artist. During his legendary run to the world title, he fought a MMA fight against Wayne Music. On this card, he fought alongside Georgia MMA All-Stars like Harris Norwood, George Allen Forrest Griffin,...

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Allen vs. Stelly

Allen vs. Stelly

Anarchy in August #2: August, 7 2004 in Atlanta, GA – This was truly a memorable fight in Georgia MMA history. Damien Stelly had been steamrolling through opponents since his hard fought debut win against Dustin Lowry. George Allen hadn’t fought in more than a year since losing a decision to Keith Jardine in King of the Cage. On top of that, George was coping with the loss of his oldest son, Kenny Allen. This match was an up...

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Bowles vs. Mangual

Bowles vs. Mangual

Compound Fracture II: February 4, 2005 in Atlanta, GA – Here is one of Brian Bowles’ first MMA fights against John Mangual. Bowles was fighting out of the HardCore Gym which was founded by Georgia MMA pioneers, Adam and Rory Singer. John Mangual was fighting out of the Freestyle Fighting Academy which was founded by Marcos and David Avellan. Both of these gyms have produced excellent fighters and grapplers. The HardCore Gym is...

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Assuncao vs. Dumont

Assuncao vs. Dumont

Submission Fighting Open 10: February 6, 2004 in Macon, GA – This was Junior Assuncao’s 2nd MMA fight and it was considered an amateur fight against Brendan Dumont. Back then, there was very little difference betweeen an amateur and a professional MMA fight. The rounds were a minute shorter, no elbows were allowed, and the fighters weren’t paid. Promoters would throw mostly amateur MMA cards because the general public...

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Sutton vs. Lavender

Sutton vs. Lavender

Friday Night Fights: April 29, 2005 in Atlanta, GA – Here’s a MMA match at the old Earthlink Live between Quincy “Black Tiger” Sutton of Trammell’s Martial Arts and Chatt Lavender of Fight Factory. Sutton was known for his striking skills. He had competed in kickboxing, karate, and Shidokan matches prior to this. Lavender was an experienced veteran who had taken on multiple UFC...

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Miller vs. Carney

Miller vs. Carney

February Fight Party: Feburary 1, 2003 in Atanta, GA – Here’s a classic fight in Georgia MMA history. Jason Miller came back to his old stomping grounds to participate in this rubber match with Todd Carney. Miller won the 1st fight via rear naked choke. Carney won the 2nd fight by putting Miler to sleep with a guillotine...

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