GPG 21 Fighting for Autism Awareness - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Event on July 25, 2015 in Pennsauken, New Jersey USA

On July 25th, one of the most anticipated fights in the North Eastern USA will take place with a 125lb Championship Belt on the line. Sean “Shorty Rock” Santella will put his 13-5 highly respected record on the line against 9-2 Matt “Razor Sharp” Rizzo for the GPG vacant 125 Pound Championship. GPG 21 will take place live at our GPG Arena the Event Center on rt 73 in Pennsauken NJ, right across the Tacony Palmyra Bridge, 5 minutes from Philly. The Fight will air on Comcast Sportsnet and on the Comcast Network all across the USA. For the Full fight card go to LocalMMATickets.com. Sean Santella trains at UFC Veterans Miller Brothers MMA as well as Ricardo Almeida Academy and routinely trains with mega stars like Frankie Edgar. Matt Rizzo trainer with amazing coaches at Revolution Academy and these two very talented fighters collide July 25th. Fighting for Autism Awareness is a very important cause to the Global Proving Ground family who have a few children with the autism and know all too well the daily struggles dealing with this issue. The GPG Event Center is located at 1444 Route 73 in Pennsauken, New Jersey. Doors open at 6PM and undercard fights will start around 7pm. Tickets are still available just visit www.GlobalProvingGround.com and www.LocalMMATickets.com. Now with its new Home at the Event Center, Global Proving Ground is gaining momentum in the MMA World. GPG always works with Charities and Community programs to help the public at every event. GPG 21 will be helping any and all organizations in the Philadelphia area that are helping the awareness of Autism and helping families through local organizations. Global Proving Ground World Wide League also operates by enhancing established promotions around the world by bringing world-class TV Production, Public Relations and Marketing as well as access to some of the greatest minds in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (See Video below!) GPG enhances every aspect of the promotion but taking an already successful promoter and super charging what they do with a Team of MMA Professionals that they could nornally not afford. GPG Also works with all fighters worldwide by helping them build their career through branding, social networking eduction and access to better training, nutrition and access to all of our departments. GPG Departments include, Marketing, Legal, Accounting, Public Relations and a Medical Advisory Board to protect the fights. With the Global Proving Ground Code of Conduct we are event helping create not only better fighters but better people. GPG's grassroots philosophy is this: The more educated a GPG fighter becomes, the stronger the organization becomes. Even if a fighter is not signed to GPG, they can become a member of the GPG Fighter Association, as membership is open to all martial artists. The Association allows fighters to be a part of the GPG family, while still fighting for other leagues. Benefits include: tools to help fighters build their brand, limited access to GPG's team of industry experts, discounts on gear, and much more! GPG is quickly evolving due to the tremendous support we continue to receive from the MMA community. The Professional Team Members at GPG have told us they feel very blessed to have the support of gyms, promotions and fighters from all over the world, and for the ownership and leadership that is the core of GPG. Let us help you expand your martial arts career by getting you setup as a GPG Fighter, and providing you with a membership to the GPG Fighter Association!


Directions: GPG 21 will be held at the Event Center. Event Center Directions: From Tacony-Palmyra Bridge: Route 73 south for one mile. Event Center is on the other side of the highway. (Where old Woodbine used to be) Take jug handle to cross highway on Remington Avenue. From Betsy Ross, Walt Whitman or Ben Franklin Bridges: Rt. 130 North to Rt. 73 North. Event Center is approximately 1/2 mile down on Rt. 73 North on the right side. From the Delaware Memorial Bridge: Take 295 North to Rt. 73. Stay on Rt. 73 for about 4 miles. Event Center is on the right side at the Remington Ave. jug handle. From New York and North Jersey: New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 4. Take Route 73 North for about 5 miles. Event Center is on the right side at the Remington Ave. jug handle. From New Jersey Shore Points: Atlantic City Expressway to Exit 31 (Rt. 73 North). Stay on Rt. 73 North and follow signs for Tacony-Palmyra Bridge. Event Center is on the right at the Remington Ave. jug handle. Event Center is about 1 1/2 miles before The Tacony-Palmyra Bridge. Directly Across From Pennsauken High School & Wawa.

Event Information


Matthew Rizzo
Sean Santella
10-2-0
Record
23-7-1
5′ 8″
Height
5′ 5″
150 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
No Contest

Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5)
Joe Stripling
Shelton Graves
WINNER
8-10-0
Record
9-4-0
6′ 2″
Height
6′ 2″
285 lbs.
Weight
290 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Bilyk scored it 27-30. Carolei scored it 28-29. Proenza scored it 28-29.
Anthony Dill
Kenneth Richmond
WINNER
0-3-0
Record
3-1-1
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 9″
150 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Urso scored it 30-27. Proenza scored it 30-27. Carolei scored it 29-28.
Jonathan Romero
WINNER
Gil Isabel
4-2-0
Record
0-3-0
6′ 3″
Height
6′ 1″
250 lbs.
Weight
245 lbs.
TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes) in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Brylan Vanartsdalen
Matt DiMarcantonio
WINNER
10-12-0
Record
11-8-0
5′ 8″
Height
6′ 0″
145 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
Submission
(Kimura) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Sidney Outlaw
WINNER
Christian Leonard
13-3-0
Record
7-8-0
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 11″
180 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Carolei scored it 30-27. Proenza scored it 30-27. Urso scored it 30-25.