There wasn't an empty seat in the house as the Tropicana Hotel in Atlantic City played host to a sold out crowd for Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat 46. The fight fans enjoyed over ten bouts of non-stop action as fighters brought everything to the cage in a raw display of pure MMA talent.
ROC, again, lived up to its reputation as the American Idol of MMA by finding unknown but talented fighters and this was all evident as ROC 46 was one of the most successful shows in ROC history and has been dubbed by media in attendance as the BEST ROC SHOW EVER! Future stars emerged in this show testing and developing their great skills as they continue on the road to stardom.
It has always been ROC's mission to continually test, develop and provide a stage for fighters to display their skills to make a name for themselves in the world of MMA. ROC alumni include Matt Serra, Frankie Edgar and current UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman to name a few.
Ring Of Combat 46
20 September 2013
Tropicana Resort and Casino
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Brendan Barrett (8-6-1) defeated Miodrag Petkovic (32-19-1) by TKO (punches) in the first round to retain the ROC Hwy. Championship
Levan Makashvili (5-0) defeated Tom English (4-3) by KO in the second rd. [Featherweight No. 1 Contender fight]
Frankie Perez (6-0) defeated Rafael Fagundes Machado (4-9) in the first rd by submission (RNC)
Shane Burgos (1-0) defeated Ashure Elbanna (0-1) in the first round by TKO (punches)
James Jenkins (5-1) def. Justin Steave (5-2) in the second rd by submission (RNC)
Pat Defranco (3-2) def. Adam Townsend (5-1) by UD after 3 rounds
Steve Nichols (0-0) def. Fikret Darzanoff (2-2) by UD after 3 rounds
Julio Arce (3-0) def. Corey Simmons (5-4) by sumbission (RNC) in rd 2.
Leodegario Muniz (1-0) def. Cody Mooney (0-0) by UD after 3 rounds
Eddie Lenoci (1-0) def. Stephen Regman (0-0) by SD after 3 rounds
Who do you think is the next ROC fighter into the UFC?
If you think you have what it takes to compete on the next ROC show and want to join the great Ring of Combat alumni, contact Lou Neglia at email@example.com or at 516-458-4989.
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