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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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.
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
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.
Please Support Reaction MMA Fighters in Hardrock MMA 43
Team Reaction MMA will have fighters in Hardrock MMA 43 Pro/Am on Saturday February 4th at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre- 395 Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, Shepherdsville, KY 40165 – Doors open at 6pm Fights start at 7:30pm. There will be 4 fighters representing Reaction MMA. The venue in Shepardsville, KY is very clean and nicely laid out so that there isn’t a bad seat in the house. Buy your tickets early as this venue is very popular and tends to sell out, especially with so many Louisville fighters on the card. This event is especially important as two of our fighters, John Lakes and Mark Morris will be making their fighting debut. Training has been intense for the 8 weeks leading up to this event and we’re all looking forward to seeing the fruits of their labor manifest itself as victory. Come out and support these young fighters if you can. Reaction MMA Supporters typically try to all sit together when possible, so look for any friendly faces you may know at the venue. Also, when you get to the line, look forward into the line and join the Reaction fans who are probably already towards the front of the line.
Jack Podgorski(Reaction MMA)(5-2) vs Ron Sanders(Victory MMA)(2-0) 145
Rob Covington(Reaction MMA)(2-1) vs Dusty Stengel(Baddog MMA)(2-2) 155
Mark Morris(Reaction MMA)(0-0) vs Wes Compton(Columbia MMA)(1-1) 135
John Lakes(Reaction MMA)(0-0) vs William Myers(Baddog MMA)(2-6) 170