There is no one who has seen first hand as much world-class mixed martial arts competition worldwide as has Susumu Nagao. He is, truly, a legendary figure in mixed martial arts media.
Susumu was ringside for UFC 1, and has shot at over 100 UFC events since. He has shot every single PRIDE event, capturing ringside pictures of legendary fighters such as Kazushi Sakuraba, Fedor Emelianenko, Mirko Cro Cop Flipovic, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and Wanderlei Silva.
In addition to the giant promotions, Susumu has also shot at countless smaller promotions worldwide in Japan, the USA, Brazil and Russia, including DREAM, Pancrase, Japan Vale Tudo, Shooto and many, many, many more.
On his Facebook page, he posted his best of 2012 images, a sampling of which appears below.
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