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Showtime’s ‘Tough Guys’ documentary explores MMA’s early roots in 1980s Pittsburgh Showtime has a treat for MMA fans that debuts Friday on the premium-cable channel. “Tough Guys” is a 90-minute …

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Best Selling MMA History Book

Best selling MMA History Book topping the Mixed Martial Arts Charts on Amazon Showtime documentary proves Pittsburgh-area early mixed martial arts fighters were ‘Tough Guys’ Sept. 15, 2017 -Maria Sciullo …

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Tough Guys is Amazon #1 Best Seller

Congratulations to Bill Viola Jr. with the recent release and rise on the Amazon book charts.  On September 18th 2017, it is the #1 sports book and #1 martial arts …

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Meet the Tough Guys MMA Pioneers

Meet the original Tough Guys who pioneered Mixed Martial Arts MMA Here are highlights from 1980 Tough Guy Contest show at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh, PA. Promoted by CV …

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Tough Guys Doc Documentary Film

Now playing on Showtime network. Tough Guys Film / Doc / Documentary Shortly after the exclusive preview run of Godfathers of MMA, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter Robert Zullo stumbled upon the Tough Guys …

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MMA History

MMA Mixed Martial Arts History MMA Milestones: The Firsts Meet the Godfathers of MMA CV (Caliguri and Viola) Productions was the first MMA based promotional  company in American history, established …

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