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Jack Bodell

MMA Pioneer Jack Bodell Jack Bodell was contracted by CV Productions Inc. as a national MMA referee in 1979 and worked fights in New Kensington, Pittsburgh, Johnstown, Philadelphia and Greensburg along side …

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Jacquet Bazemore

Jacquet Bazemore, Referee Today we have Big John McCarthy, but in 1979 we had Big Jacquet Bazemore. Jacquet was a Pioneer of mixed martial arts and the first MMA referee …

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Tough Guy Contest

Tough Guy Contest! The men who invented a new sport: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). The Rise and fall of MMA 1979-1983 MMA’S FORGOTTEN FOREFATHERS The Tough Guy contest introduced regulated MMA competition …

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MMA History Book

Godfathers of MMA, reveals the untold history of mixed martial arts MMA A new MMA history book is set to release in 2015 Here is a teaser:  What do an …

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