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World Championships, Hawaii, Las Vegas, MMA in New Hampshire, New NAGA Gear, and more!

    Wed, 2007-01-03 10:16 — Kip Kollar

    Latest News and Upcoming Events

    THANK YOU!

    NAGA would like to thank all the competitors, fighters and spectators who helped make this a great year for grappling and mixed martial arts. NAGA has scheduled more events for the upcoming year, we promise to bring you the best tournaments and most exciting fights in 2007.

    NAGA would also like to thank its incredible staff (referees, table coordinators, front door, concessions, and so on) who are responsible for making these events run as smoothly as they do.

    Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from the NAGA staff.

    What's Going on at NAGA

    In this email you will find information on:
    - New products NAGA has to offer (hoodies, MMA gloves, women board shorts, and more)
    - Upcoming grappling tournaments (Hawaii, Las Vegas, World Championships, Ohio, Miami, Georgia)
    - Upcoming Reality Fighting MMA events in New Hampshire, Atlantic City, Niagara Falls, and Georgia (Massachusetts and Wildwood, NJ shows are coming soon).

    Check below for event and product information.

    REALITY FIGHTING - VENGEANCE

    Reality Fighting New Hampshire

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    Saturday, January 6, 2007
    Doors open at 7, first fight at 8:00 pm
    UNH Whittemore Center, Durham, NH
    860-295-0403
    President@nagafighter.com
    http://www.RealityFighting.tv

    More information is available at www.realityfighting.tv.

    BUY TICKETS HERE.

    After a tremendous event in Manchester, NH, Reality Fighting returns even stronger to the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH. The 9000 seat Whittemore Center will be rocking with 15 MMA fights!

    NEW ENGLAND LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
    Bobby McMasters (SSSF) vs. Eddie Fyvie (Renzo)

    NEW ENGLAND MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
    Craig Buckley (SSSF) vs. Nate Kittredge (Burgess)

    NEW ENGLAND WELTERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
    Justin Hammerstrom (Tengu) vs. Marco Alvan (Link)

    ALSO FIGHTING
    Nate Lamotte (Burgess) vs. Brendan Hoxie (Shikaku-Ryu)
    Chris Grandmaison (Renzo-NH) vs. Glenn Brown (Burgess)
    Mike Campbell (Borrellis) vs. Nolan Dutcher (Lion Kill)
    Mike Laliberte (Team Irish) vs. Matt Johnson (SSSF)
    Shawn Pacheco (Renzo Gracie-NH) vs. Ethan Kean (Royce Gracie)
    Cody Marandola (Eclectic) vs. Steve Banacek (Santos)
    Rigo Dominicci (Elite MA) vs. Mark Hoxie (Shikaku-Ryu)
    Jesse Peterson (Freestyle) vs. Justin Rivet (Burgess)
    Karn Gregorian (Link) vs. Gary Cameron (Freestyle)
    Kevin Coon (Lion Kill) vs. Jay Fortier (Burgess)
    Jonathan Sola (Burgess) vs. Oz Pariser (Freestyle)
    Dan O'Keefe (CMFC) vs. Jose Lopes (Link)

    Ticket Prices:
    $150 - VIP Front Row Table Seats
    $100 - VIP Table Seats
    $60 - Lower Bowl
    $40 - Upper Bowl / Lower Bench Seats
    $25 - Upper Bench Seats

    Skybox seats are also available. Call Jim Wynkoop of the Whittemore Center at 603-862-1379 for more details.

    BUY TICKETS HERE.

    If you are interested in getting on a future Reality Fighting please email: joecuff@nagafighter.com.

    HAWAII GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP

    Reality Fighting New Hampshire

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    Sunday, January 14, 2007
    Doors open at 8:00 a.m.
    St. Louis School, Honolulu, HI
    130 Gi & No-Gi Divisions!
    This event is Nationally
    860-295-0403
    President@nagafighter.com
    www.NAGAFighter.com

    Pre-Register HERE.
    Download event flyer HERE.

    NAGA makes its much anticipated return to the island of Oahu. Hawaii is full of incredible grapplers and NAGA is excited about coming back to give you a fair and fun atmosphere to compete in. Enjoy the holidays then come and compete against the best grapplers Hawaii has to offer.

    Samurai swords will be awarded to all 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers.

    The no-gi and gi absolute champion will take home this championship belt!

    VEGAS GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP

    Reality Fighting New Hampshire

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    Saturday, February 10, 2007
    Doors open at 8:00 a.m.
    Del Sol High School, Las Vegas, NV
    170 Gi & No-Gi Divisions!
    This event is Nationally
    860-295-0403
    President@nagafighter.com
    www.NAGAFighter.com

    Pre-Register HERE.
    Download event flyer HERE.

    NAGA cannot wait to come to Sin City! NAGA is excited about bringing the world's largest grappling tournament back to the western United States. With grapplers coming from not only Las Vegas but California, Arizona, etc., the competition will be top notch. This tournament is the perfect winter getaway for grapplers.

    Samurai swords will be awarded to all 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers.

    The no-gi absolute champion will take home this championship belt!

    REALITY FIGHTING - SENECA FALLS

    Poster Coming Soon!

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    Saturday, February 24, 2007
    Doors open at 7, first fight at 8:00 pm
    Seneca Falls Casino, Niagara Falls, NY
    860-295-0403
    President@nagafighter.com
    http://www.RealityFighting.tv

    More information will be available soon at www.realityfighting.tv.

    Reality Fighting will be holding a show at the beautiful Seneca Niagara Casino in picturesque Niagara Falls, NY. This is an incredible venue! More details about this event will be available shortly.

    ***FIGHTERS WANTED***

    We are looking for fighters in the upstate New York (Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse) and Ontario, Canada area to fight in this show. We know there is a lot of talent in this region and we want to showcase this talent on this fight card.

    If you are interested in getting on this fight card please email joecuff@nagafighter.com or call 860-295-0403.

    Fighters already confirmed are:
    Ray Newkirk (Tai-Kai)
    Josh Lydell (Invicta)
    Cory LaPlant (Tai-Kai)
    Wally "The Weapon" McDonald (Empire)
    Matt Zaccaria (Tai-Kai)
    Fighters from Western New York MMA

    ARNOLD EXPO WORLD GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP

    Reality Fighting New Hampshire

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    Sat & Sun, March 3-4, 2007
    Doors open at 8:00 a.m.
    Greater Columbus Conv. Center, OH
    Over 260 Gi & No-Gi Divisions!
    This event is Nationally
    860-295-0403
    President@nagafighter.com
    www.NAGAFighter.com

    Pre-Register HERE.
    Download event flyer HERE.

    NAGA is proud to be involved with this years grappling tournament at the world renown Arnold Expo. The Expo was created by Arnold Schwarzenegger, it takes place in Columbus, OH and is a weekend of sporting events. Besides the grappling there is; bodybuilding, weightlifting, Fitness International, cheerleading, and more. Come and grapple, then go and check out some of the other events.

    Mark off the weekend of March 3&4, this is a tournament you do not want to miss!

    2007 NAGA MIAMI

    Poster Coming Soon!

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    Sat., March 24, 2007
    Doors open at 8:00 a.m.
    Dr. Kropp High School, Miami, FL
    Over 170 Gi & No-Gi Divisions!
    This event is Nationally
    860-295-0403
    President@nagafighter.com
    www.NAGAFighter.com

    Pre-Register HERE.
    More info coming soon!

    The tradition continues, as NAGA returns to Florida. With competitors coming from all over the southeast this is always a tremendous tournament. Online pre-registration is open, more tournament information will be available soon.

    2007 NAGA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

    Reality Fighting New Hampshire

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    Sat., April 21, 2007
    Doors open at 8:00 a.m.
    Jersey City Armory, Jersey City, NJ
    Over 360 Gi & No-Gi Divisions!
    This event is Nationally
    860-295-0403
    President@nagafighter.com
    www.NAGAFighter.com

    Pre-Register HERE.
    Download event flyer HERE.

    NAGA's largest tournament of the year is back. Last year the World Championships had 1800 competitors! The Jersey City Armory is located in Northern New Jersey with easy access from all points, including public transportation from New York City. This is by far the largest venue a NAGA has ever been held in. There will be 16 competition rings running at once.

    For this tournament there have been a number of extra divisions added. There are more Master divisions, boys and girls are being separated in the kids and teens divisions, more adult weight classes, and more!

    Newly designed championship belts will be awarded to the winners of the expert divisions. There are Expert divisions for; men, women, kids, and teens.

    The top three teams in each category (Adult Gi, Adult No-Gi, Kids/Teens) will receive a custom award which will include their team logo.

    REALITY FIGHTING DOMINATION

    Reality Fighting New Hampshire

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    Saturday, April 14, 2007
    Doors open at 7, first fight at 8:00 pm
    Manchester, NH
    860-295-0403
    President@nagafighter.com
    http://www.RealityFighting.tv

    More information is available at www.realityfighting.tv.

    Ticket info coming soon!

    GET ON THIS CARD!

    Manchester, NH will be the host for the New England Reality Fighting event, Domination. Your favorite Reality Fighters will be fighting, along with the semi-final round of the heavyweight title tournament. More information will be available shortly.

    We are still looking for fighters, if you are interested please email: joecuff@nagafighter.com.

    REALITY FIGHTING 15

    Reality Fighting New Hampshire

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    Saturday, May 19, 2007
    Doors open at 7, first fight at 8:00 pm
    Bernie Robbins Stadium, Atlantic City
    860-295-0403
    President@nagafighter.com
    http://www.RealityFighting.tv

    More information is available at www.realityfighting.tv.

    Ticket info coming soon!

    GET ON THIS CARD!

    Reality Fighting will be holding its first outdoor show ever at the awesome Bernie Robbins Stadium (formerly The Sandcastle) in Atlantic City, NJ. Baseball will take a back seat to a night of intense mixed martial arts action, which will be followed by a fireworks extravaganza.

    Watch as New Jersey's top MMA teams battle it out to win a trip to Las Vegas. Participating teams will include; Rhino Fight Team, Team Ricardo Almeida, KOA/Miletich, Fight Factory, and more!

    If you are interested in getting on this fight card please email: joecuff@nagafighter.com.

    NAGA STORE - NEW PRODUCTS!

    NAGA just received a shipment of great new merchandise. We now have women board shorts (in pink), blue duffle bags, Reality Fighting MMA gloves, hoodies, t-shirts, and training equipment (focus mitts, shin pads, boxing glove). Click the product image for more information or to purchase item.

    Women Board Shorts

    NAGA Blue Duffle Bag (TOP)

    Reality Fighting MMA Gloves

    NAGA Hoodies (in green, red, or blue)

    NAGA Focus Mitts

    MMA training packages are available for $100. The package includes: One pair of either boxing gloves or MMA gloves (your choice), one pair of focus mitts, one pair of shinpads, and an equipment bag to store everything in. Buy your package HERE.

    NAGA Gi Patches

    The NAGA gi patches are available in three sizes. They will fit anywhere on a gi top or gi bottom. They can be purchased HERE.

    Web Advertising
    If you would like to advertise an upcoming event on the front page calendar of our website click HERE. If you would like to advertise with a banner like the one below you can click HERE.

    UPCOMING EVENTS 2007

    2007
    January 6 (Saturday) Reality Fighting - Vengeance
    Durham, NH. 17 MMA Fights - Confirmed

    January 14 (Sunday) NAGA Hawaii
    Honolulu, HI. 150 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Confirmed

    February 10 (Saturday) NAGA Vegas
    Las Vegas, NV. 150 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Confirmed

    February 24 (Saturday) Reality Fighting - Seneca Falls
    Niagara Falls, NY. (Seneca / Niagara Casino) 15 MMA Fights - Tentative

    March 3 & 4 (Saturday/Sunday) Arnold's Grappling Classic
    Columbus, OH. - Confirmed

    March 24 (Saturday) NAGA Miami
    Miami, FL. 170 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Confirmed

    April 14 (Saturday) Reality Fighting - Domination
    Manchester, NH. 15 MMA Fights - Confirmed

    April 21 (Saturday) World Championships
    Jersey City, NJ. over 200 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Confirmed

    May 5 (Saturday) NAGA National Grappling Championship
    Suwanee, GA. over 200 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Confirmed

    May 5 (Saturday Night) Reality Fighting - Atlanta
    Suwanee, GA. 15 Amateur & Pro MMA Fights - Confirmed

    May 19 (Saturday) Reality Fighting 15
    Atlantic City, NJ. 15 MMA Fights - Confirmed

    May 26 (Saturday) NAGA Midwest
    Milwaukee, WI. 150 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Confirmed

    June 9 (Saturday) NAGA New England
    Smithfield, RI. 150 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Tentative

    June 23 (Saturday) NAGA Florida
    Miami, FL. 150 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Tentative

    July 14 (Saturday) NAGA Ohio
    Columbus, OH. 150 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Tentative

    July 21 (Saturday) Reality Fighting - New Hampshire
    Manchester, NH 15 MMA Fights - Tentative

    August 4&5 (Saturday & Sunday) Battle at the Beach 8
    Wildwood, NJ. 150 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Confirmed

    August 5 (Saturday Night) Reality Fighting 16
    Wildwood, NJ. 15 Amateur & Pro MMA Fights - Confirmed

    August 11 (Saturday) Mass Destruction – South Shore
    Plymouth, MA. 15 Pro MMA Fights - Confirmed

    August 25 (Saturday) NAGA Georgia
    Suwanee, GA. 150 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Tentative

    September 15 (Saturday) NAGA Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, WI. 150 Gi & No-Gi Divisions - Tentative

    For updates on 'tentative' dates please check www.nagafighter.com.

    2007 BUD WORLD CUP
    Reality Fighting New Hampshire

    On January 20 & 21, 2007 the Bud World Cup grappling tournament will take place in Concord, NC. Click the logo above for further information on this excellent event.

    WANT TO FIGHT?

    If you would like to compete in an upcoming Reality Fighting or Mass Destruction, email joecuff@nagafighter.com.

    NAGA GEORGIA Results & Photos

    Click poster to see results and photos from NAGA Georgia.
    Reality Fighting New Hampshire

    WWW.NAGAFIGHTER.COM

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