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CV Productions MMA

CV (Caliguri and Viola) Productions Presents the Godfathers of MMA. The first mixed martial arts league in history (1979-1983). Mma Pioneers:  The Firsts CV (Caliguri and Viola) Productions was the …

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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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who invented mma

Who really invented MMA mixed martial arts

Mixed Martial Arts History: Who invented mma and who created the “sport” of MMA in America are two different topics?  “It takes a thousand men to invent a telegraph, or …

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who invented mma

First Mixed Martial Arts Company in America -1979

CV Productions Inc.  Pittsburgh, PA 1979

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