Submission Fighting Open 10: February 6, 2004 in Macon, GA – My MMA debut against a karate guy. This fight was a big deal because I was a pro boxer, and this was an amateur MMA fight. Back then, there were hardly any differences between a pro and amateur fight. Prior to this fight, MMA… continue reading »
February Fight Party: February 1, 2003 in Atlanta, GA – Steve Headden was one of the biggest names in Georgia MMA, and Franz Mendez was still living in Ocala, FL. Mendez gives all Headden all he can in the first round, but Headden guts it out to win via armbar in the 2nd round. A… continue reading »
Wild Bills Fight Night 1: March 24, 2006 in Duluth, GA – After months of discussion on the forums, Kevin Gittemeier and Cam McHargue finally squared off with all $5000 going to the winner.
Compound Fracture II: February 4, 2005 in Atlanta, GA – Andy Foster once fought for Velocity and Lionel Cortes once fought for Obake Fight School. Andy went on to become the Georgia State Athletic Commissioner before becoming the California Athletic Commissioner.
XFF I: October 29, 2005 in Columbus, GA – This was Doug Lima’s 2nd amateur fight when he was 17 years old. He goes up against Iako Kalili, who trained out of Fort Benning in Columbus.
Submission Fighting Open XI: November 6, 2004 in Macon, GA – Tim Miller is the father of Cole Miller. Ken Coffey went on to become a promoter and a MMA judge for the State of Georgia.
XFF 3: October 14, 2006 in Columbus, GA – John Paul Watson is the buff dude. James Stewart is in the white trunks, and he resembles the karate kid. After watching this fight, you’ll find out that looks can be deceiving especially in MMA.