Reality Fighting returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on January 6, 2018 for a night of MMA fights and for the first time, grappling superfights. Tickets start at $45 and can be purchased through any RF fighter, the Mohegan Sun box office, or Ticketmaster. This is an all-ages show. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Grappling Superfights will take place from 7:00 until 8:30 PM. The first MMA fight will be at 8:30 PM.
The main event features a Heavyweight Title Fight between Connecticut's Parker Porter and New Jersey's J.A. Dudley. Parker is a former Reality Fighting titleholder who is looking for a triumphant return to the cage. J.A. is a veteran of 25 fights having done battle with many of the top fighters in the Northeast.
A lightweight bout will feature undefeated Joe Giannetti (6-0) taking on 4-2 Dan Dubuque. This is a fight New England MMA fans are already talking about. This fight promises to be a great one.
Amateur standouts, Jesse James Kosakowski and William Knight make their pro debuts on this night. Jesse will be taking on Long Island MMA fighter and Bellator veteran Hugh McKenna. William takes on Team Bomb Squad's Mark Glover.
Making her pro debut will be Reality Fighting amateur champion Destiny Quinones. Destiny takes on South Shore Sportfighting's Danielle Hindley in a strawweight bout. Both fighters are well rounded and have a ton of experience.
In an Amateur Lightweight Title Fight, Matt Bienia takes on Nate Ghareeb. These are two of the best 155 amateur fighters in New England. Both fighters have identical 5-1 records.
Also confirmed for this card are:
Tim Flores vs. Harris Bonfiglio - 125 Amateur Title Fight
Steve Morrell vs. Billy Goff
Pat Caset vs. Redd Pottinger
Arslan Oticheyev vs. Jordan Riley
Murat Keshtov vs. Rob Best
Austin Schalla vs. Harrison Adamo
Kenneth Rayside vs. Randy Francis
Traci Baldwin vs. Anastasia Bruce
Ron Marshall vs. Giovanni Fiasconaro
More details on these fights will be featured soon.
More fights are in the works and will be announced as soon as final confirmation is received.
The Grappling Superfights confirmed for the January 6, 2018 Reality Fighting event is stacked featuring many of the top grapplers and instructors in New England. Look at these matches:
GABRIEL "NAPAO" GONZAGA (SQUARED BJJ) VS. RAY SHERWOOD (ULTIMATE MMA)
MARCO ALVAN (TEAM LINK) VS. LES RICHARDSON (UNDERDOG BJJ)
DAN SIMMLER (ABUSADO) VS. OZ PARISER (SOUL FIGHTERS)
MAT SANTOS (SANTOS BJJ) VS. NATE LAMOTTE (BURGESS MMA)
MARIO RAMOS (DRAGON'S LAIR BJJ) VS. KEVIN QUIGG (MARTINEZ BJJ)
PETE JEFFREY (TRI-FORCE TRAINING CENTER) VS. KIRKOR PAPASIAN (STRIKEZONE)
ED CARR (TEAM LINK) VS. NOLAN DUTCHER (DUTCHER MARTIAL ARTS)
CHRIS SIMMONS (CARLSON GRACIE) VS. GABRIEL SOUZA (CASA OF JIUJITSU)
FRANK LATINA (DCBJJ) VS. WALTER SMITH COTTITO (LINK)
Watch the MMA fights at FloCombat.