At Hardrock 48 on June 23, 2012, the 145 Title was taken by Joe Schiff (4-0) def Chris Dunn (Champion)(10-5) via unanimous decision (Judge 1 49-46, Judge 2 49-46, Judge 3 49-46). Joe has spent most of the summer training at Reaction MMA where he has been a hard-working training partner. As a very tough young man with a strong desire to learn and improve and an admirable work ethic, great things can be expected from this young fighter. Congratulations to Joe!
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From Hardrock MMA 47 this Past Weekend
This past weekend Reaction MMA fighter Mark Morris faced Keyahnu “Sky” Sparks (4 seasons) in Hardrock MMA 47 in Lawrencburg, KY. The match-up was in the amatuer 135 pound division and was Mark’s 2nd fight of his ammy career. Mark was able to demonstrate several key strengths including Jiu-Jitsu, striking, and GnP, as you can see in this video. Congratulations to Mark on finishing his second opponent. Mark is now 2-0 with 1 submission and 1 KO/TKO. The video below is from one of Mark’s fans. The cage video will be posted in a couple of weeks.
Predictions Up at Tapology for Hardrock 47
Please come out and support Mark Morris!
Check out the Tapology Fight Predictions for Hardrock 47 by Bluegrass MMA
Reaction MMA Fighter Mark Morris Fights Saturday
This Saturday, April 14th, at Hardrock MMA 47 Pro/Am inside Eagle Lake Convention Center in Lawrenceburg, KY Mark Morris (1-0) will have his 2nd MMA fight. The match-up is in the amatuer 135 pound division versus Keyahnu “Sky” Sparks(4 Seasons)(0-0). Mark has been working his behind off and is more than ready for his 2nd MMA fight. Mark will bring a unique combination of skills to this match which should make for an extremely exciting fight!
Also on this card is undefeated Stephen Kimbrell(2-0) who will be facing Dusty Gibbs(UMA)(8-4) at 145.
Reaction Fighter Stephen Kimbrell Fights this Weekend
Please come out to Hardrock MMA in Lawrenceburg, KY on Saturday April 14th to support Reaction MMA Fighter Stephen Kimbrell as he demonstrates his skills and athleticism in the 145 pound amateur division. Kimbrell has been training hard and is now better, stronger and faster than he has ever been. His technique has improved and evolved under the watchful direction of Coach Rob Nickerson and Kimbrell is looking forward to showing what he has learned. This is sure to be another outstanding fight. Tickets can be obtained from the Hardrock MMA site. Come out and support Stephen Kimbrell.
There will be a large group of Reaction MMA fans in Attendance, so find the gang so that everyone can sit together. If you don’t have a Reaction MMA T-Shirt or hoodie, you can buy some sweet swag from Coach Rob. Kristen, Joy and Wendy being the lead cheerleaders will probably coordinate the plans so make sure to talk to them.
Mark Morris Wins Debut Fight via Arm-Bar!
On Feb 4th, at Hardrock43 in Shepardsville, KY, Reaction MMA Amatuer fighter Mark Morris won his debut MMA fight via arm-bar in the first round. In the videos below you can see the effectiveness of marks striking, and then his submission game finishes the fight. The first video is from a fan’s perspective and the second is the cage camera. Mark trains extremely hard and was more than prepared for a successful debut. Congratulations Mark from all of your team members and fans. We can’t wait to see what you do next.
Cage Cam Perspective
Congratulations Jack Podgorski on a Another Win!
Jack Podgorski, improved his amatuer MMA record to (6-2) at Hardrock MMA 43 in Shepardsville, KY on Feb 4th, 2012. Jack won convincingly using his combined striking and grappling skills. Jack spent much of the fight on his opponent’s back. We look forward to seeing great things from this young man! The video of each round as shot by the cage cam are below.
Mark Morris Wins Debut Fight at Hardrock MMA 43 Via Arm-Bar
Congratulations to Mark on winning his debut fight via Arm-bar (Juji Gatame). As you can see in the video, he begins the fight with effective striking which eventually causes his opponent to drop to the canvas. He then finished the fight on the ground. Mark is going to be a scary opponent as he is getting better every day. There are two videos below. The first video is from a fan’s perspective. The second video is the cage cameras.
John’s debut fight at Hardrock 43
Congratulations to John on winning his debut MMA fight! Your jiu-jitsu and striking are just getting better all the time. Keep up the hard work! There are two videos below. The first was shot by a fan’s perspective. The second is the video from the cage cameraman.