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The heart of a Warrior! Aaron Armstrong and the team after a FIGHT OF THE NIGHT performance at AFC 15. Aaron suffered a small knee injury leading up to this fight however Aaron still entered the cage and won a submission victory after stunning opponent Matt Krayco with a spinning elbow.
IMMA's own Smealinho Rama #1 top heavyweight in Canada after 1st Round KO win over Mike Hackert at MFC 36Smealinho Rama defeats Mike Hackert by KO (Punches) in Round 1, 2:28 MFC 36: Reality Check – Quick Results - TopMMANews.com Help our Heavyweight Fighter Smealinho "the Prince" Rama to get his title fight by liking the link below!! Thanks everyone!! Go to this facebook page and click "LIKE"
Independent MMA takes home two early TKO victories from Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton this Friday Feb. 15th.
Smealinho Rama defeats Mike Hackert by TKO (Punches) in Round 1, 2:28
Elvis Vukaj defeats Chris Mattock by TKO (Elbows and Punches) in Round 2, 1:23
Congrats to Elvis on a noteworthy pro debut!More pics after the jump.
"The Canadian MMA Rookie of the Year was an easy choice as Smealinho Rama has come out of nowhere and helped breathe life into the once stagnant Canadian Heavyweight division. Rama has gone a perfect 5-0 in his first year of professional competition, taking out the likes of Lee Mein, Craig Hudson and most recently Ryan Fortin. All five of Rama’s victories have come by way of first round TKO or Submission and his impressive rookie campaign has earned him the #2 spot on the Canadian rankings as well as a number one contender bout against the #1 ranked Mike Hackert at MFC 36 in February... "Rama Rockin' with Year-End Awards
"It’s been a banner end to a breakout year for Smealinho Rama.
The affable heavyweight from Calgary, Alberta, recently received two sizeable honors that put a nice bow on his season. He was first handed the Maximum Fighting Championship’s 2012 Submission of the Year for his finish of Ryan Fortin at MFC 35, and just two days later, earned the nod as Fight Matrix’s Male Rookie of the Year...."
"One thing has never changed when it comes to combat sports, heavyweights are the fighters that put butts in seats!! Smealinho Rama(5-0) is one of those heavyweights that will be putting a lot of butts in seats as he wreaks havoc in the heavyweight division across Canada. Smealinho is five fights into his career and fighting for the third time on a Maximum Fighting Championships card, there may not be a hotter pro fighter on the planet. Having fought five times in 2012 and never hearing the bell to end round one Rama is looking to dispatch of Mike Hackert on February 15th at MFC 36 in Edmonton Canada in similar fashion..."