Thursday, August 21, 2014
       World Kickboxing Academy and NAAFS will team up to present NAAFS Glory Rules Kickboxing in NOvember In Akron, Ohio at Chapparells community center. Stay Tuned!!

Stow, Kent, and Akron
Thursday, August 07, 2014
       World Kickboxing Academy is now accepting Fighter applications. Those that would like to train for Muay Thai, Kickboixng, or MMA. We have 6 grueling practices a week you will be expected to attend. Those accepted will receive membership discounts, management, and a training program!

Family and Fighter Classes
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
       World Kickboxing Academy will be adding a kids Taekwondo program on top of Adult and Family Muay Thai classes already offered!! call 330-688-4800 or stop in at 3301 Kent Rd Stow Ohio

Matt the Immortal
Monday, March 17, 2014
       Recently Matt The Immortal Brown Visited World Kickboixng Academy in Stow. Make sure to Check out our World Kickboxing Academy Facebook page to stay up to date with news as well!

WKA Stow, Ohio
Sunday, February 23, 2014
       World Kickboxing Academy located in Stow Ohio has a busy March. We will have several competing in Columbus during the Arnold Classic. Black Belt testing at the Very nice John S Knight Center in Akron, We will be traveling to Richmond Va for the WKA nationals and professional kickboxing show, and Mr. Andrew Law will be fighting at Pinnacle Fighting Championships in Pittsburgh!

World Kickboxing Academy in Stow Ohio
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
       We are getting busy with a lot going on!! We offer Muay Thai classes for Families,children, as well as Adult and Fighter practices! We will have and MMA Seminar February 13th Thursday 6:30p-8p with Chris Chard 2nd degree bjj BB under Pablo Popovitch and myself which will introduce Mr. Chris Chards new classes to be held at WKA starting the following Tuesday!!

WKA in Stow, Ohio
Friday, January 24, 2014
       I have been "out of the office for a bit" But have returned and will be announcing some exciting news very soon! World Kickboxing Academy is open in Stow, Ohio! We provide kickboxing and Muay Thai Classes for Chileren, Families, as well as pro and amateurs looking to compete! At our Academy we also offer a Sweat Kickboxing, and Shred Conditioning! 330-688-4800 or stop in at 3301 Kent Road Stow Ohio

World Kickboxing Academy Open
Thursday, May 16, 2013
       World Kickboxing Academy is now open look for our facebook Page! Wesite coming soon!! 3301 Kent road Stow Ohio 330-688-4800!!

World Kickboxing Academy opens May 6th Stow Ohio
Thursday, May 02, 2013
       World Kickboxing Academy Will open May 6th in Stow Ohio. Address 3301 kent road Stow Ohio! 10,000 sq foot facility with a 20ft boxing ring, 18 bag rack system, Kickboxing area, Grappling area!! website will be up soon look for our facebook page!!

K1 Feb 28th Arnold Classic
Sunday, February 03, 2013
       I will get the Opportunity to Fight for the K1 Organization in my Home State!! The Famous Event Arnold Classic at The Columbus Convention center in Columbus ohio hosts this massive event every year and K1 will be doing a show in The Batelle Grand Ballroom of the Convention Center Thursday February 28th! So get your Tickets and See Me vs. Brandon Banda !

Madison Square garden 2 info
Sunday, October 07, 2012
       November 10th The Lion will return to Madison Square garden to fight Tarek Rached in a rematch!! If interested in going you can email or contact Ryan at 330-371-2413....tickets are $35,$60, and $85 tickets will go fast so contact soon!! Evolve will be once again organizing a bus trip and looking forward to a great weekend in NYC!!

Fight coming up!
Saturday, October 06, 2012
       Check it out

eLanzer Test
Saturday, October 06, 2012
       eLanzer Test eLanzer Test

August 11th Atlantic city Ballys Casino
Thursday, May 31, 2012
       My next fight will be August 11th for Take On Productions in Atlantic City Nj at Ballys Casino! Full Rules Muay thai my opponent TBA!!

Evolve At Fight Night In The Flats
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
       Evolve Ohio will be at Fight Night in the Flats Cleveland Ohio NAAFS event! Competing will be amateurs Steve Burton, Ryan Arce, Jeff Hughes, Josh Lasich, and Professional Chris Lozano! For More Info go to NAAFS.TV ... Stay tuned for info on Date for my next fight in New York for Take on Productions!!

Win at Madison Square Garden
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
       March 16th 2012 I Won by first round tko over Rigel Balsamico. This event ran by Take On Promotions was called Muay Thai at the Mecca and Marked the first Muay Thai event at Madison Square Garden! Evolve MMA of Ohio has added many Classes including Fitness Kickboxing, Fundamental Muay Thai and Fundamental Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.... Stop in today and try a class for free evolveohio.com

january 27 NAAFS Kickboxing
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
       January 27 NAAFS Kickboxing will return to Medina county fairgrounds Medina Ohio....Amateurs will include Bhrandon Poindexter vs Cody Garbrandt...Pro Card will feature Alex Beck, Elonzo "Hollywood" Harvey, Jason "Dynamite" Dent, And I will be the main Event so stay tuned follow us on facebook or www.naafs.tv

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
       testing 11-15 paul

Friday, November 11, 2011
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Evolve and My upcoming Fights
Sunday, August 14, 2011
       Evolve has been super busy!! Next up 5 Evolve fighters are set to fight on Rock n Rumble at the Plain Dealer Pavillon in Cleveland Ohio! Doug Kulbis will be in tournament for 145lb title, Clint Musser will make his second professional appearance, and 3 amateurs from Evolve MMA! I will make my return to the kickboxing ring October 8th in Eau Claire Wisconsin to battle national champ Bill Jardine in a 5 round battle !!

Evolve growing and adding classes
Friday, March 18, 2011
       Evolve MMA , medina ohio is growing and will be adding fundamental mauy thai and grappling classes very soon.... Fundamentals are very important as stated by Ryan Madigan (Striking coach) and Clint Musser wrestling coach.. These classes will emphasize basic movement such as proper jab, str8 and basic combos for muay thai....Grappling basic takedowns and takedown defense...

Wako world title France
Saturday, February 12, 2011
       Want to thank Laurent Mudry the promoter in France and all his people and also thank Cristine and her family for all the help with the interpretation and welcoming us into your family... It was a great trip to france overall.. My fight was scheduled for 12 rounds for the Wako world title it was a close fight with some back and forth action.. In the 10th round i would injure my shoulder after blocking a kick on my arm and going down i would receive and 8 count.. I told ref that i was ok but guess they expected me to put my hands up and waived off the fight. I would like to get a rematch if possible ... Overall for my first fight back i am happy with my performance ...will be jumping back in march 4th and will have tix available see events page also see my limited edition T shirt on my links thru Feel the Fight www.feelthefight.com

upcoming for the Lion and Evolve
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
       Lots of good upcoming stuff. Clint Musser will look to make his pro MMA debut... possibly some fights for Evolve in Brazil. February 5th I will be fighting for the WAKO world title in marmande France against Christopher Touzeau!! so keep up with this page a and evolveohio.com

Naafs kickboxing and upcoming
Monday, November 15, 2010
       Great job to Evolve fighters that competed over weekend at NAAFS kickboxing event!! You all showed alot of heart!! Don't miss this weekend at NAAFS MMA will return to Chapparells in Akron ohio. Evolve will have 3 fighters competing this weekend good luck to all. And December 4th Oppenheimer, and Musser will be competing for NAAFS titles and Doug Kulbis will fight a pro fight on the card as well which will take place at Grays Armory in Cleveland ohio!!

Evolve MMA expanding
Saturday, September 04, 2010
       Evolve MMA will be moving to another building but staying in the same plaza. The move will add 1000 sq ft and will open up more classes. Looking wo run intro and advanced classes at the same time in 2 different areas. Muay Thai classes continue to grow and consistantly have over 20 people in class monday , and wed. Fridays for sparring would like to see more people though. Ricardo Pires will be adding classes in the future for now don't miss monday and friday mornings at 10a

Offering Low cost Seminars
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
       Interested in having a muay thai seminar at your school or studio?? Contact me for a low cost seminar that you will be able to make money from as well!! Looking to team up with Jason "Dynamite" Dent to do some seminars as well if you are interested in a muay thai/mma seminar!!

Life's meaning
Monday, August 16, 2010
       So on the overall topic of Life! In a word or a few words what do you think the meaning is or outlook on life should be?? just looking for some feedback!!

Evolve News
Monday, August 16, 2010
       Evolve is constantly growing, improving and looking for ways to get better!! Recently Evolve welcomed BJJ great Ricardo Pires. For now Ricardo is running bjj at 10a on monday and friday all no gi. In the near future we will be running an evening Pires Gi class. Mr. Pires has worked over 20 ufc events, pride and many other big promotions. He has trained big names such as Frank Mir and Phil Bironi. Now get to Evolve and train hard will be turning into one of the top gyms in the region for sure!!

Wednesday, July 07, 2010
       Evolve has been very busy as well as myself!! June was a great month with a few good wins. One weekend mma show went undefeated 2-0 in new hampshire and we won an amateur kickboxing title. June 11th was our smoker and evolve went undefeated! June 12 Evolve hosted a Rob Kaman seminar which nearly 40 people showed up to learn from the 9x muay thai world champion. June 19 Evolve hosted its first grappling tournament which had 30 plus competitors.... Going into July more big things to come and we will be welcoming Ricardo Pires as our new ground coach/bjj coach!! stay tuned!!

Evolve- Rob Kaman Seminar
Sunday, June 06, 2010
       This coming Saturday June 12 from 1p to 4p Evolve will host a Rob "The Dutchman" Kaman Seminar! Rob's resume includes 9x world muay thai champion, over 100 fights, 78 ko's, first movie in 1989, and has appeared in several Jean Claude Van Dam movies! Evolve 387 medina road medina ohio 44256 $45 pre registration $60 at Door ph # 234-248-4409

Evolve 3-1 for the weekend
Sunday, June 06, 2010
       Starting with Friday night Evolve would go undefeated! At Caged Heat at Berea County Fairgrounds in berea ohio Mike Clapper would win his fight via tko in the first with a nasty superman punch. Next up from Evolve would be Andre Jones who would display some nasty Standup keeping his guy at a distance outpointing him for a Unanimous decision.

Sunday, April 25, 2010
       Congratulations to Josh Kallai last weekend winning by 2nd round choke . And this Weekend to Cody Garbrandt winning by 2nd round tko....

Back to Rehab
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
       Crazy stepping wrong can cause such an injury!! Should of would of could of!! back to rehab and one more run at world title!! Was i too patient too relaxed had alot more to give!! oh well!!

Title Fight Result
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
       Want to Thank the promoter and all the staff at Topkick Superfights. We were treated very well and it was a very nice show. The first round of the fight seemed to start out very Thai style slow but felt that I landed more and sealed it with a descent spinning back kick. The second round I came out throwing much more combinations and felt that i clinched the round with a knee, spin back kick, and a kick that i landed to his support leg sending him crashing to the canvas pretty hard. Going into the third my corner insructed me to double up on my kicks and i came out doing so. Landing alot more combinations in round 3 felt like I was on a roll. Bad Luck struck though when i stepped wrong during the round which buckled my knee... Recently visiting the Dr. Looks like I will be back into major knee surgery.... Suxx.... amazing the stories i hear on how many times people tear a knee... You think god could of created the knee a little stronger... Tearing a knee just by walking, jumping, pivoting, or running just does not seem right... Well back to surgery and rehab !!! Want to thank all my Team at Evolve ! John Cook, Coach Lorenzo Scott, and My Girlfriend of course for all the continued support while im a gimp!!

Bhrandon Poindexter wins XFS AM. Title
Monday, March 01, 2010
       Congratulations to Bhrandon "Bad Intentions" Poindexter of Evolve MMA who won the 145lb am. XFS title saturday night (2/27). Bhrandon stayed very composed during the fight and even under bad situations and ended up getting the tko in the third round!!

Looking for sponsors
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
       I am planning some oversea trips to train and make some connections to fight Kickboxing/Muay Thai overseas.... Looking for sponsors in return you can advertise on my website, I will wear your Logo,Make appearance at your company etc..... thank you Ryan Madigan

Evolve MMA- Muay Thai
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
       Looking for Muay Thai training? Come to Evolve MMA Daytime and Night time classes! Privates are also available military and police discounts. email me at ryan@ryanthelion.com to check rates and availability! Muay Thai level testing -Saturday Feb 13th!! April 24th Muay Thai Cleveland vs. Chicago!!

Evolve MMA and Events
Friday, January 15, 2010
       Tonight 1/15/10 at Evolve will be a School vs School sparring session aka SMOKER!! 1/30 "Super" Mario Micale will return to NAAFS MMA action in akron at chapparells! 2/27 Bhrandon Poindexter and Chris Melillo will fight XFS MMA in cuyahoga falls. 3/13/10 the Josh Kallai makes is mma debut for NAAFS!! 4/24 MUAY THAI Cleveland VS Chicago Torrence "The Tyrant" Taylor, Taiwon "Iron Dragon" Howard, Elonzo "Hollywood" Harvey , and Ryan "The Lion" Madigan represent Cleveland!!

Muay Thai/Wrstling Clinic Open House 11/14
Thursday, November 05, 2009
       Saturday November 14th Evolve MMA will be hosting a Muay Thai and Wrestling Clinic from 11a to 3p... I will be coaching some advanced Muay Thai Techniques and Clint Musser All american ,Division 1 wrestler, NCaa Wrestler for Penn state will be coaching wrestling.... Seminar will begin at 11a and will be taking a break in the middle... This is a low cost seminar ONLY $20.... Evolve will be having and official GRAND OPENING so there will be food and alot of giveaways as well... So don't miss it ... Evolve is located just outside of Fairlawn near lots of hotels,restraunts ,mall, and movies if coming in from out of town..... www.evolvemma.net

Next Fight 11/21 UMMAXX
Saturday, October 10, 2009
       My next fight will be November 21st for UMMAXX! Want to thank them and Ganley Ford!! This event 11/21 UMMAXX "Proving Ground" will take place at the Medina Community center. Will have tickets soon make sure to contact me or stop by Evolve for tickets... I will return to MMA and still look to stay busy with some kickboxing!!

Congrats to Doug Kulbis
Saturday, October 10, 2009
       Doug Kulbis won by rear naked choke in the third round of a war against Ryan Lose of Griffonrawl!! Evolve is happy to have Doug Kulbis as a representative and he will be fighting for the 145lb naafs title in December!! Doug showed alot of heart in a tough fight.. again big CONGRATS to Doug Kulbis

Oct 3rd Win via tko
Sunday, October 04, 2009
       NAAFS Kickboxing show in Akron Ohio was a great night of action... Good job to fellow Evolve fighters Chris Melillo, Mario Micale, and Joe Fouty .... I would put some good combos together scorin a knockdown with a good right hand in the first.... in between rounds my coach Lorenzo Scott would let me know to set up my kicks with a little more hands and that is what i would do in the second round... landing punches to head and body and ending with good low kicks.. I would end the second with a good clinch pulling his head down into my knee and he would fall... after making it to his corner at the end of the second he would not answer the bell and I would get the win by TKO!! thanks to my coach Lorenzo Scott, Ricky "The Thriller" Miller, and strength coach Shaun Hinsen

Next fight Oct 3rd Akron Ohio get tix
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
       October 3rd Ryan "The Lion" Madigan Vs. Rhomez Brower in the Main event on NAAFS Show at the Chapparells Center on arlington Road right in Akron Ohio.... Get your tix today contact ryan@ryanthelion.com or you can stop by Evolve gym at 381 medina road get tix early will sell out.... only $25 pre sale.....

October 3rd NAAFS Muay Thai/Kickboxing
Saturday, September 05, 2009
       October 3rd Danny,Chris,Joe "The Postman","Super" Mario, and Myself all will be fighting on the annual NAAFS Muay Thai show on arlington road at Chapparells Community center Akron , Ohio... this event will sell out so after labor day head to Evolve 381 medina road medina ohio for tickets..... Meanwhile I am headed to Vegas for some training excited to train hard and meet some cool peeps too....

Thursday, August 13, 2009
       Saturday 8-15 3 Fighters from Evolve MMA competed and all did well... Chris Melillo of Evolve lost a dec. to Reggie Parks of griffonrawl in there 2nd epic battle great job to both men!! "Big" John Hawk wins by decision and a dominate display by Bobby Jones... next up Josh Hendricks will be fighting Joe Mccall..

Evolve MMA 4-0 NAAFS Ruckus on River
Monday, August 10, 2009
       Saturday 8-8-09 Evolve MMA fighters went 4-0 at Ruckus on the river for NAAFS ... Danny Doverspike wins via armbar in first round, Mario Micale wins by rear naked choke in first, Brandon Poindexter wins by tko in 2nd round and Doug Kulbis wins unan. decision... good job to everyone....

Evolve MMA
Sunday, August 02, 2009
       Friday Night at Suplex city Evolve MMA Fighters Mike Clapper competed and Darren Branch. Mike lost via arm bar and Darren Won by ankle lock in the first round.... Sunday We had a great demo at Summit Mall from 10a to 3p Thanks to all Jr. MMA students Alex, Alec,Jake, Lisa, Big John Hawk, and everyone else that made the trip out.... www.evolvemma.net

Gym and possible fight in October
Thursday, July 23, 2009
       Our gym is continually growing and improving we will be adding another bag stand this week. Check us out at 381 Medina road Medina Ohio www.evolvemma.net. I have been trying to rest an injury and will be doing a little rehab as well. But looks as tho I may get to fight a kickboxing fight locally possible around october.... So stay tuned .. Also wanted to send my prayers out to the family of my good friend Mike Wilson as he passed away recently...

Saturday, June 27, 2009
       Well after 2 tough losses I am taking some time! Focusing on our new gym Evolve, as it is growing quickly... But doesn't mean I won't be competing gotta few things I will be doing as well as traveling to train some places within the next few months... Thanks again for all the support from friends and family.

Next Fight June 6th FNF 5 Cleveland : tickets
Saturday, May 30, 2009
       June 6th I will Fight at the Nautica Pavillion in the Flats Cleveland, Ohio!! Fight Night in the flats is a premier event holding around 4,000 people this is the 5th of this event and I will be fighting for the NAAFS title. You can pick up your tickets for this event at Evolve sports Performance or Evolve MMA both located in Granger Commons at 387 Medina Road Medina Ohio 44256, just outside of fairlawn/montrose.... Evolve 234-248-4409 www.evolvemma.net

Freemans Mma Festival in Dennison
Sunday, May 17, 2009
       Wanted to thank Randy Lindsay of 2xl and Jason Freeman for having me down. Had a great time doing a demo with Jason Freeman..

Tickets for June 6th Fight Night in the Flats
Sunday, May 03, 2009
       Fight Night in the Flats tickets available at Evolve 387 Medina Road Medina Ohio 44256 (route 18 just outside of montrose/fairlwn) gym # 234-248-4409. general admission are $30.. any other tickets contact me directly. This will be a tough title fight!! thanks Ryan

Training for June 6th
Thursday, April 30, 2009
       Training is going very well for my next fight June 6th Fight Night in the Flats for the NAAFS welterweight title...Working with some of the best Wrestlers in the country as well as my bjj and striking of course... Today in the gym by 7am for half hour of cardio plus some swimming, 10:30 am strength and conditioning 11:45 Wrestling 7:30pm BJJ... Want to thank all my coaches and training partners .. Oh and May 30th and 31st Chris Chard will be giving a seminar at Son of Siam in Cincinnati and I will be training at their gym for those 2 days as well if your able to make it!!

First loss = First UFC Fight
Monday, March 16, 2009
       First I want to say what a great experience it was to fight fot the UFC. All the people were great to deal with and really go out of their way to help you with anything. The weigh-ins on Friday evening were crazy!! Pretty sure about 2,000 people showed up!! Also want to thank all my friends who made it out and came out to dinner at Buca Di Beppo!! It was a fun evening... On March 7th as we entered the arena, went thru warmups, and on the walk to cage I felt calm. When I entered the cage still no butterflies. Right when the ref said go I think everything hit me... Tamdan is a good fighter.. But I did not perform 100%... I was way too stiff and within 3:30min of the fight my arms went dead... and i mentally panicked. But I do know now some things that i do need to train. My next fight may be outside the UFC but will be back!! Along with Jungle fight team we have a new state of the art facility at EVOLVE. We will be moved in the new building by April 1st which will be a 6,000 sq ft area with a huge matted area, 14+ heavy bags, speed bag, grappling dummies, and the nicest cage in the area a 24sq foot cage with a door on each side and a catwalk!! signup now while prices are low and get locked in to that rate!! Evolve 387 Medina road medina oh 44256

NAAFS 2/21
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
       Big congrats to Jungle Fight team going 4-0 saturday night. Everyone looked awesome!! Dave kicked it off using some of his great wrestling getting the takedown, the mount and some ground and pound. Bill great display of bjj gettin a unan. decision. Big John Hawk aggressive comeback tko 1:20 first round. And Nick The Savage Duell great Elbow!! During intermission we were presented with fight team of the year and you guys showed that we deserved it!! Good job again!!

UFC getting close
Monday, February 23, 2009
       Training has been awesome and feeling great.. wanted to take a second to thank all my sponsors Columbus Gold This is the spot for my personal after party so make sure and make it out it will be a great time for all i promise.. Columbus Gold 5411 Bethel Sawmill Center Columbus Ohio 43235. ClinchGear I will get to wear their new Spandex short ... and they have awesome clothing. Fullmountfight Wear, Dillards, NE Tactical, Dr (Dentist) Dave Chave, KSD academy, Evolve MMA, My Corevolution, Thanks once again to my Strength coaches at EVOLVE John Cook and Scott Overholt. and to my BJJ coach Chris Chard Striking coach Lorenzo Scott and all my awesome training partners at Jungle. and congrats to us for Fight Team of the year...

Current Training
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
       Training is going well...!! got alot of BJJ in Sunny Florida with Pablo Popovitch and want to thank all the guys there that helped me .. Been continuing lots of strength and conditioning as well as sparring in the cage and lots of people punching me in the face!! yeah i love it... Overall feeling good and strong.. Want to thank all of those helping me train and any sponsors that are helping. Want to say a special thanks to my coaches Lorenzo Scott, and Chris Chard Also John Cook (Evolve MMA) and the Karrington Group for all you have done for me.. Thanks Ryan

Next Fight March 7th Columbus Ohio UFC
Thursday, January 29, 2009
       Want to thank all the good people that have been helping me train etc... all the years I have been in martial arts I have met so many good people. So I am focused on the next step which is making a move to fight for the UFC.. March 7th Columbus Ohio at Nationwide arena. My original opponent was hurt during training and now I will be facing the tough Tamdan Mccrory.. So on top of a few days a week with my bjj coach ,Chris Chard ,few days with my striking coach , Lorenzo Scott, I now have added for the past few months Strength and conditioning with the best trainers at Evolve ... I will also be traveling to train bjj with Pablo Popovitch for a few days in florida... so i am pumped .. see ya soon..

Thursday November 6th Dillards Canton, Ohio
Monday, November 03, 2008
       This Thursday I will be at Dillards, Westfield Mall formerly Belden Village from 6p to 8p promoting their clothing line and signing autographs.. Please make it out will be adding all the fan pics etc to my website.. Thanks for the support Ryan "The Lion"

Fight airs on Sportstime Ohio November 2nd
Friday, October 24, 2008
       My fight from Caged Fury 5 will air on Sportstime Ohio Sunday November 2nd at 10pm!! and will replay throughout the week so make sure and catch it!!

Successful Comeback and Jungle 3-0
Monday, October 06, 2008
       October 4th Was a Successful comeback and a good night for Jungle Fight Team that would go 3-0... Opening the Night off at Grays Armory would be Sean-Paul Vellieux who would have a tough fight with Brian Mccroskey of Griffonrawl. Going into the 3rd round Sean-Paul would need a KO with a few seconds left in the fight that is what he would get ... Next up Big John Hawk would come out furious agains Felix Catheline dropping down to the ground he would get Felix's Back and land some big Punches where John Hawk would win by tapout due to Strikes.. Main Event myself Facing Jui-Jitsu Stylist Brandon Pierce. Opening of the fight I would get off a few combonations and a High Kick which he would block but would inform me that it did hurt his arm. Pierce pressed me against the Cage where he would get a takedown I would get back to my feet but again he would get the takedown. I would maintain my composure and pulling him into my guard hiting him with some big punches would rock him and allow my to put a triangle on him. I hit him with more punches and some big elbows cutting him where he would tapout via TRIANGLE due to strikes.... IM BACK!!

Oct 4th Main event and Tickets
Friday, September 19, 2008
       I will be main event at NAAFS Caged Fury 5 event in Cleveland, Ohio at Grays Armory!!! email me for tickets or Stop by East Of Chicago Pizza 304 West Hight Street Orrville Ohio 44667 330-682-8200 for tickets and pick up a pizza while your there!!

Oct 4th Main event at Grays Armory Cleveland, Ohio
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
       Im training hard and plan on putting a good show so make sure your there!! This fight will be my return to cage and will be on Sportstime Ohio TV. please contact me for tickets!! "get the best hosting on the planet at http://www.planethosting.com> and tell your friends also!

The Lion returns to MMA
Friday, August 08, 2008
       I will make a return to the cage October 4th fighting for the NAAFS at Gray's Armory in Cleveland Ohio!! Fight there before on Caged Fury now I will be fighting on Caged Fury 5 and I will feel right at home!! make sure and check out our gym website www.junglemma.com and my myspace as well myspace.com/thelionkick ... thanks for everyone's support. and I will try to update my website a little more asap...

Preparing to Return
Thursday, July 17, 2008
       I am pretty much back into the full swing of training.. After 2 surguries and some good Rehab I am preparing to make my return.. make sure to check out my highlight video by clicking the link on my upcoming events page.. During this time off I have been focusing on training our fighters of the Jungle Fight team.. Our last Kickboxing outing we went 4-1!! Great job guys..

Destroyers Win
Saturday, December 22, 2007
       Tulsa Oklahoma December 14th the Destroyers get a win... I won my fight 15-10 against the very tough Blake Lirette. During my fight I came right out with a strong High kick which Blake blocked he returned fire with a strong spinning back kick which landed and hurt but I stayed strong and came back with bunches of strong punches and knees which would seal the win for me... Want to thank my coach Lorenzo Scott and my new focus mitt and pad holder Paul... I am back to training and Next WCL will be January 18th in San Antonio Tx..

WCL and Current
Wednesday, December 05, 2007
       Training is going great going into my upcoming WCL fight Dec 14th in Tulsa OK... Last week of training hard and getting in lots of sparring against top notch kickboxers/point fighters... Will be leaving next WED for Tulsa can't wait to get with the Destroyers and bring home a win this time!! JUngle Fight team has its first amateur champion over the weekend Nick "The Savage" Duell wins the 185lb NAAFS title revenging his loss to Chuck Ellison.. Nick simply dominated the fight standup and on the ground.. congrats to NIck Duell.. I am still looking to get back into the cage and possibly looking to January NAAFS will be doing a show in Euclid that I will possibly main event... Other recent news ... I did travel to New Jersey for Ultimate Fighter tryouts.. I think Dana simply thought I was too small.. I got to roll for about 1 minute b4 I got cut then the second round they got to demonstrate striking sux i missed that... anyway stay tuned big things are on the way

WCL oct 19 Denver
Thursday, October 18, 2007
       Well its Wed. night The oklahoma Destroyers had a small team workout tonight and we are ready to go to war!! Tomorrow we will have weigh-ins and Friday is the fight right here in Denver, Co!! Texas Dragons vs. Denver Fury and Oklahoma Destroyers vs. LA Stars!! It will be a night of Crazy Kicking , Face Punching action!! Watch for it to be played on the VS. network!!

Caged Fury Results
Thursday, April 05, 2007
       Once again The Jungle Fight Team goes undefeated!! Ricky "The Thriller" Miller and Nick Duell win via armbar (from the bottom) great job!! The Jungle Fight team goes 5-0 in back to back shows!! Come Train with us!! www.junglemma.com Private and group lessons in Muay Thai and BJJ!!

Sunday, March 18, 2007
       Rehab is going well!! Can't wait to get back in the game... Focusing on my students at The Jungle MMA training center for now March 31st Ricky "The Thriller" Miller and Nick Duell will return to the cage at Grays Armory in Cleveland, Ohio!!! Interested in some of the best mma training around make sure to contact us see the training page or junglemma.com ... check out my upcoming seminar at KSD academy in Chagrin Falls on April 6th!!!

Next Fight
Wednesday, January 03, 2007
       Well it will be January 26 in Winnipeg, Canada against David Zuniga for the Gladiator title... can't wait!! Hope the Canadian fans are at least a little friendly!! training is going well picking it up more and more!! January 20th will be our local amateur kickboxing show at Chapparells hall on arlington in Akron, Ohio and will be under the NAAFS www.naafs.tv . Don't forget to check out our school site we are going to be constantly improving and adding classes this year www.ohiobjjc.com.. thanks Ryan

Seasons Beatings Results
Saturday, December 09, 2006
       Caged Vengence December 2nd ,Seasons Beatings was full of good fights.... Jason "Freebird" Freeman winning prior to my fight by KO... I fought #8 on the card against Ricardo Martinez 6-3... I mostly dominated the fight with strikes but he was able to take me down one time but I quickly escaped but prior almost sunk in an arm triangle...as I was escaping almost took his back and could of gotten a rear naked choke but decided to stand which is what the fans like!!! The Ko was a knee to the forehead as Ricardo was coming in to grab my legs.. I want to thank everyone for coming out to show their support... and for a few more days you can view my fight on www.prokarateweekly.com... Hope to fight another mma fight before WCL season but have to wait and see!!

Friday, December 01, 2006
       It is Early day before my fight and made weight this morning and felt great doing so!!! I want to thank my sponsors Olde Wood Limited, and 2xl Sports, Randy has been great in keeping me healthy with a conditioning coach and plenty of supplements!!! I am more excited than ever about the coming year!! In March I will return to fight for Chuck Norris' World Combat League and plan to be at my best ever!!! The Oklahoma Destroyers I believe will be a tough team to beat in '07... Wanted to thank my TRUE friends and family that have supported me a big one my coach OF 10 YEARS LORENZO SCOTT, AND BJJ GUY CHRIS CHARD and hope I can take you guys on vacation or something soon LOL!! Tomorrow night I hope everyone can make it out to Cleveland for the fights and of course the after fight party as well... A BIG GOOD LUCK TO MY TEAMMATES NICK DUELL AND RICKY "THE THRILLER" MILLER.... me I get to chill with a cutie tonight, relax and watch a movie (don't worry guys I will be good) :) peace out

training and upcoming cage fight
Friday, November 10, 2006
       Dec 2nd I will return to the cage!! very excited!! this fight is nearly sold out for real so contact me asap for tickets!! Training is going great and now even better with Chris Chard as my bjj coach!! Dec 2nd at grays armory pretty much standing room only tickets left so contact me asap to grab one... now teaching in canton and in northfield see ohiobjjc.com and myspace.com/thejunglemma !!!!

Boxing Result and upcoming
Tuesday, July 04, 2006
       Well I did not get the decision but would have to say I won the war in my first boxing bout. Willie "For Real" Williams showed up and took some of my best shots. I know it was somewhat of my fault I had more to give and did not leave it all in the ring. I will be back at it boxing again August in Warren Ohio So check back. After that I will return to The World Combat League September 22nd At Texas State University in Austin. Then I will return to the Cage At Grays Armory in Cleveland, Ohio!! Can't wait to return to the WCL I am going to try to spin kick someone's head off hehe... Also for those of you in the area I am now teaching in Northfield at chris Chard's gym www.ohiobjjc.com and starting classes 2 days a week in Canton also. give me a call 330-265-7830

First Boxing Fight 6-21
Saturday, June 17, 2006
       Next Wed. June 21st I will fight in Baltimore Maryland at the awesome Martin's West Venue. see baltimoreboxing.com!! Also I will be Teaching At Chris Chard's Ohio Bjj School located in Northfield. see Ohiobjjc.com. I will be teaching on Saturdays and One more day during the week. I am available for private lessons also. Just call 330-371-2413. Peace Keep Head Kickin

Cleveland Fight Night
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
       June 10th I will make my mma debut at Fight Night in the flats at the scene Pavillion See prokarateweekly.com for info too. . I jumped on the opportunity to fight for my hometown fans and hope everyone can make it out.. Make sure to contact me for tickets 330-371-2413 or check my training out at BAD gym on arlington in Akron Ohio.. Next will be World Combat League in July..

XK 8 March 25th Cleveland, Ohio Mccarthy's
Monday, March 20, 2006
       Extreme Kickboxing 8 March 25th at Mccarthy's Pub. Cleveland Ohio .. Ben "Thundercat" Parks of team griffonrawl will fight against the tough Dustin Hollbrook in the main event the Awesome Band "The Websters" will be playing at th after party so don't miss it... also a girl fight and Juice will return to the ring!! As for me I am back training hardcore and The Lion can't wait to return to the Jungle!!!

February 25 Extreme Kickboxing
Saturday, February 25, 2006
       Tonight February 25 at Mccarthy's Pub Cleveland, Ohio in the flats district don't miss XK 7. there will be free photos with the round card girls, after party with a band, and your ticket for this show gets you $5 off the next show. We will announce the main event for the next show which will be the ultimate rematch!! I will be signing autographs and speak about Chuck Norris' World Combat League and being on Team Las Vegas!!

Upcoming WCL and News
Wednesday, January 04, 2006
       Well 2005 went fairly well going 4-1 in fights.. I have been getting back on the training program to go even better in 2006. Next on the agenda is a possible title fight in February we will keep you posted on that. Recently announced I will represent Team Las Vegas for the 2006 season of Chuck Norris' World Combat League watch for the special World Combat League show on prokarateweekly.com. The first show for WCL will be January 21st in Conneticut at the Mohegan Sun see ticketmaster for your tickets. Team Las Vegas will compete in Vegas March 4th at the Orleans hotel.. I hope everyone can make it out. Also ending the year with our 5th XK Extreme Kickboxing show in cleveland at Mcarthy's Pub. We now plan to hold an Extreme Kickboxing show there the last saturday of every month so don't miss it XK 6 January 28 at Mcarthy's Pub in the flats. I once again want to thank all my fans and my 2 biggest fans my Son, Rogan and Daughter Rylee.. see you in 06

XK and WCL news
Saturday, November 12, 2005
       We will be moving our next Extreme Kickboxing show to Cleveland! That's right XK-5 in Cleveland, Ohio at Mcarthy's Pub in the flats. This show will feature 6 exciting bouts and don't forget to get your picture with the lovely Round card girls contact Mcarthy's or prokarateweekly.com for tickets or griffonrawl-ohio.com!! World Combat League News!! I will be on Team New England for the next show at The Mohegan Sun in Conneticut January 21st. This should be a 10 month season fighting once a month as far as we know!! Check out the pics and my bloody picture on www.worldcombatleague.com!! see ya soon!!

Chuck Norris' WCL
Monday, October 10, 2005
       Just returned from Chuck Norris' World Combat League! It was a great show very professional and we were treated very well the whole time. I got there on the 5th WED. Thursday was a busy day filled with interviews,uniform fittings, and pictures. Thursday evening all the teams,staff, etc. got to go out to dinner with Chuck Norris'. They talked about future expansion and plans for the WCL. Friday our team, the Los Angeles Stars got together for a workout. The stars consisted of Ben Brotherton, Craig Oxley, Angie Woolum, James Decore, Carlos Tearney, Derek Panza, and myself. Friday evening we went downtown with friend and went to a very nice steakhouse. Downtown Dallas was very crazy due to the Oklahoma vs. Texas game. Saturday We arrived at the Dallas Convention Center around 3:30 pm for some walk throughs and warm-ups. A little after 7p was kickoff and I was picked to fight first! My opponent was Peyton Russell, he was very tough and a classy guy in and out of the ring. It was a very fast pace and towards the end Peyton was throwing a spinning backfist which landed with his forearm and would split the top of my head open. He would be disqaulified which was a close round up till that point. I was penalized a point for holding. Well I can at least say I fought the first fight in the WCL. Overall I was not totally happy with my performance I was a little too stiff. But it was a new set up for everyone. I hope it will grow and become one of the top team sports!! I have alot of fights on the table right now so i am hoping for a title or a few more title opportunities. I want to thank my coach Mr. Lorenzo Scott as always putting the "BRICKS" on my hands and I know alot of my team enjoyed him as well. I can't wait for the next WCL and hope to get that head kick KO next time. Thanks alot to everyone else as well friends, family, and sponsors!!

XK & WCL News
Thursday, August 25, 2005
       Well first tomorrow night don't miss the exciting fights we have lined up! Guys with alot of heart and flash will be putting it on the line at Extreme Kickboxing at the Posh Nite Club downtown Akron at 8pm. 330-253-7777 or www.posh-niteclub.com for info. Tickets are $12 and $15 World Combat League just announced I will be representing team Los Angeles Stars!! October 8th in Dallas Texas. For more info check out www.worldcombatleague.com also should be aired or replayed on espn!! stay tuned!!

XK-4 Posh Akron, Ohio
Monday, August 15, 2005
       Our promotion XK-4 Extreme Kickboxing will return August 26th at Posh downtown Akron, Ohio see events page also. This show continues to grow everytime. This show will featrue the return of the JUICE Aarron "juice" Veverka who fought a very exciting fight agains Jason "Steeltown" Taylor will be returning to fight the very tough Aarron Fisher of Toledo this time. Fighters from Scott Sheeley's,Robert Walker's, Ohio Muay thai and griffonrawl thaiboxing will be there. And the lovely round card girls will be available for photos for only $5.. don't miss the excitement!!

Current and Upcoming
Tuesday, August 02, 2005
       It was unfortunate that my last fight was cancelled. It was supposed to be a kickboxing fight on an all pro boxing show here in akron but for some reason the Ohio Athletic Commission will not allow Boxing and kickboxing on the same show?? Then we were going to take a boxing fight but it also did not go through.. As of now we are looking to fight hopefully 1 of many fights for the World Combat League in October. After this event I believe alot more will be decided. Thanks and stay tuned!!

Feeling Good!!
Wednesday, July 06, 2005
       Training hard and feeling good looks like we have a few possible opponents that they are trying to lock in for my upcoming fight at Chapparal's In Akron on Arlington July 30th. Today felt good after the morning workout of 3 miles and weightlifting session. And just got in from the evening workout at BAD gym in akron got in a good 15 round workout!! Watch for the next Extreme Kickboxing show August 26th at Posh in Akron.

Akron, Ohio 7-30-05
Friday, June 24, 2005
       That's right looks as though I will get to fight for my hometown fans July 30th at the Chapparal's! It will be a big pro boxing card with me being the only kickboxing fight. Everything looks good the opponent is TBA. I hope everyone can make it out Our own Joe Mccall will be fighting on the card also! Mr. Lorenzo Scott will be there in our corners to see that we get the win as always!! Thanks see everyone soon!! Oh yeah if you are in the area feel free to stop by to see our workouts at BAD gym on arlington in Akron by route 76. Vonda Ward is currently training for her upcoming fight at the gund arena also.

Posh XK-3 6-10
Monday, June 20, 2005
       For the news on our last show of Extreme Kickboxing see http://www.prokarateweekly.com/storypage/stories41.htm

Thursday, June 09, 2005
       That's right today I was officially chosen for the WCL world combat League founded by Chuck Norris view >>> www.worldcombatleague.com <<< They will start there first 5 month season in October and it will be aired on ESPN. Looks like I will also get the opportunity to fight in Cleveland soon!! Tonight do not miss the action at Posh Nite club in Akron ohio Extreme Kickboxing makes its 3rd return... stay tuned for more info on WCL.