Shogun Fights Tickets
General Manager: John Rallo
Location: The East Coast of the US, especially Baltimore, Md.
Fighting Styles Used: Mixed Martial Arts
First Event: Shogun Fights 1 (Oct. 24, 2009)
Shogun Fights TicketsShogun Fights is one of the gathering places for passionate MMA fans from all over the Northeastern United States. Built from the ground up by John Rallo, a former celebrity bodyguard who was once an MMA fighter in his own right, Shogun Fights has helped fighters begin their careers, many of whom have since gone on do battle on larger stages at nationally recognized MMA promotions. He trained under and received his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from the legendary Renzo Gracie. Rallo’s love of MMA runs so deep that he was in fact instrumental in the campaign to legalize MMA events in the state of Maryland. His passion and devotion to the sport has led him to organize a series of events that have presented fight fans with some of the very best in local fighting talent. At Shogun Fights events, fans will have the chance to witness the next generation of MMA champions, knowing that among its younger talent, some will go on to rise to national or worldwide stardom. Buy your Shogun Fights tickets at StubHub.
What are some of the venues where Shogun Fights events have taken place?So far, with only four exceptions, every Shogun Fights event has been held in Baltimore, Md. The four exceptions are Shogun Fights: Florida, which took place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.; Shogun Fights 19 and 22, which both took place at the Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md., and on June 23, 2018, and July 13, 2019, respectively; and the Jonathan Ogden Foundation Charity MMA event, which took place on Nov. 14, 2019, at the Marin’s Valley Mansion in Hunt Valley, Md. All other Shogun Fights events to date have happened at the Royal Farms Arena (formerly known as the 1st Mariner Arena and the Baltimore Arena).
What is the schedule of events like for Shogun Fights, and about how often are fights held?From its beginnings in late 2009 until the end of 2017, Shogun Fights has consistently managed to organize and stage two MMA events per year, one of them usually happening in the spring or summer during a month like April, June or July, and the other generally happening in the fall during a month like October or November. Starting in 2018, however, the company has been able to ramp up its schedule of events and hold four of them per year during both 2018 and 2019. This expanded schedule allows for an event to happen approximately every two to four months, with the first event typically happening in March and the last happening in either October or November.
What are some upcoming Shogun Fights events that are set to happen in 2020?Thus far, there have been no Shogun Fights events in 2020. However, the promotion’s next event, Shogun Fights 24, is scheduled to take place on April 11, 2020, at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Md.
Who are some of the fighters who have fought during Shogun Fights events?When you attend Shogun Fights events, you’ll have the chance to see fighters like current Heavyweight Champion Keith Bell, Welterweight Champion Micah Terrill, Lightweight Champion Robert Watley, Tucker Lutz, Miranda Maverick and Terry Bartholomew, among many others. Many of the fighters who have fought for Shogun Fights have gone on to make careers in other MMA promotions, including the UFC, Invicta, Bellator and Dana White’s Contender Series.
What are some other combat sports events which are similar to Shogun Fights?StubHub presents MMA fans with a wide array of options that will keep their appetite for fights well satisfied. Beyond selling tickets to events by nationally recognized MMA promotions like the UFC and by Bellator MMA, it’s also able to supply fight fans with tickets to various smaller or regionally based MMA promotions. Some of these include the National Fighting Championship, CageSport MMA, Summerfist MMA, the Legacy Fighting Alliance, Reality Fighting and Lion Fight MMA.
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