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PFC 6 - The Winners

PFC 6 was Saturday night and the were 15 electric fights on the card. Special thanks to Martial Law Clothing for getting me a cool walkout shirt to wear for the evening.

Maple City Cagefighting 5 - The Action

Fight photography, its a great way to spend a Saturday. Always great sitting cageside watching these athletes lay it all on the line. MCC always puts on a good show for the crowd. Below are a couple of selects from the night of fights.

- Mark Ruddick Photography is a full service London, Ontario photographer who specializes in fitness, boxing and mma photography

- Maple City Cagefighting: To provide the most prestigious amateur mixed martial arts events that give local fighters a place to start building their career with integrity and fairness.

Fight #413

PFC 5 - The Action

PFC 5 is in the books. Once again Prospect Fighting Champions show why they are the premiere amateur mixed martial arts promotion in Ontario. PFC 5 took place at the London Music Hall with VIP tables on the main floor and a great viewing angle on the second floor gallery. There were 13 great fights, an exciting card, and plenty of action. To see all of the images go to https://www.facebook.com/pg/prospectmma/photos/?tab=albums

Prospect Fighting Championships (PFC) is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Organization based out of London, Ontario. The goal of the PFC is to provide a quality platform that allows Mixed Martial Artists in Ontario to develop and demonstrate their talents and prepare themselves for the professional level. Each year under the direction of C.E.O Jamie Champion, the PFC Corporation hosts a number of competitive Mixed Martial Arts events that showcase fighters from all over Ontario. Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of combat sports and martial arts.

Mark Ruddick Photography is a full service London, Ontario photographer who specializes in fitness, boxing and mma photography

PFC 5 - The Winners

PFC 5 is in the books. Once again Prospect Fighting Champions show why they are the premiere amateur mixed martial arts promotion in Ontario. PFC 5 took place at the London Music Hall with VIP tables on the main floor and a great viewing angle on the second floor gallery. There were 13 great fights, an exciting card, and plenty of action. To see all of the images go to https://www.facebook.com/pg/prospectmma/photos/?tab=albums

Prospect Fighting Championships (PFC) is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Organization based out of London, Ontario. The goal of the PFC is to provide a quality platform that allows Mixed Martial Artists in Ontario to develop and demonstrate their talents and prepare themselves for the professional level. Each year under the direction of C.E.O Jamie Champion, the PFC Corporation hosts a number of competitive Mixed Martial Arts events that showcase fighters from all over Ontario. Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of combat sports and martial arts.

Mark Ruddick Photography is a full service London, Ontario photographer who specializes in fitness, boxing and mma photography

PFC 5 - Fight Week

Now less than a week away from the action next Sunday at the London Music Hall. PFC 5 "Deck the Halls with Beer and Brawls" is coming! Lots of exciting fights on the card and I will be cageside as always taking the pictures. PFC basically puts on a pro show with amateur rules, fighters walk straight out to the cage in front of a 30' video wall with hundreds of screaming fans. For those who can't make it, the event will be on PPV at www.prospectfights.com.

ACE Fights - The Action

With the Ontario Athletic Commission making life difficult for people putting on professional mixed martial arts shows it is great that Ontario has such a large amateur scene. Promoters like ACE give the fighters and fans an outlet for mixed martial arts in Ontario. Last Friday 28 fighters got to test themselves in front of 100's of fans at Nashville North. Last year there were close to 25 AMMA shows in Ontario, from Windsor to Kingston and North to Sault Ste Marie. Make sure to get out and support the local promotions fighting to keep MMA alive in Ontario.

Below are some of the images I captured from the evening.

ACE Fights - The Winners

Friday night I was asked to shoot ACE Fights' show in Georgetown at Nashville North. I had shot their first show way and was happy to be back there. There were 14 fight and the main card had lots of action. I saw all of my friends from AMMAO that night. I like shooting the perspective of shooting through the cage, especially when the fight goes to the ground.

Shout out to Woodrow James for reffing all 14 fights, the man worked hard.

I have one more MMA show to do in December to round out my fight schedule for the year. As of the last fight on Friday I'm at 369 fights photographed.

Maple City Cagefighting 4

Saturday I went down to shoot Maple City Cagefighting's 4th event. Thomas Armstrong puts on a good show and the Chatham crowd is always rowdy and ready to watch some fights. 6 fights ended in the first round making for a don't blink kind of night. It's always really easy to shoot with that kind of action.

Their next event is February 25th, 2017, already booked off in my calendar.

Victory - Maple City Cagefighting - 29 Winners

On Saturday November 5th, I'll be shooting my fourth Maple City Cagefighting show out of Chatham, ON. Thomas Armstrong always puts on an entertaining card and this show should be a sell out as well. (Only a few tickets left) Once the fights start I'll be cage side ready to photograph the fights.

Maple City Cagefighting promotes Amateur Mixed Martial Arts fights out of Chatham, Ontario under the AMMAO organization. (Amateur Mixed Martial Arts of Ontario) Mark Ruddick Photography is a Fight and Fitness photography business out of London, Ontario, servicing from Detroit to Toronto.

ACE Fights

I went down to MAFA in Mississauga yesterday to shoot promo pictures for ACE Fights. I shot ACE's first show back in March of 2015 and I'll be shooting their next show on Nov 11th at Nashville North.

It's always fun to hang out with a bunch of fighters getting ready for an event. I'm looking forward to the show.

Fooling around in between takes.

Throwback to the first ACE Fighting show in March, 2015.

PAFC 4 Posters - The Second Batch

Second batch of posters for PAFC 4 at the London Music Hall on August 13. Thanks to Platinum MMA for letting us shoot the fighters for the promotional images. This is going to be a packed card and the fighters came in looking great 7 weeks out, they are going to be ripped come fight night. I know tickets are almost completely sold out for the event and pay per view might be the only way to see it. That night the 145 and 205 belts will be handed out. I will be photographing the show.

PAFC 4 Posters - First Batch

PAFC 4 - Black Ties and Black Eyes / August 13th / London Music Hall / Live on Pay per View

Prospect Amateur Fighting Championships are going live on pay per view on August 13th. Thanks to Platinum MMA for letting us shoot the fighters for the promotional images. This is going to be a packed card and the fighters came in looking great 7 weeks out, they are going to be ripped come fight night. The venue for the fights is the London Music Hall. I know tickets are almost completely sold out for the event and pay per view might be the only way to see it. That night the 145 and 205 belts will be handed out. I will be photographing the show.

Maple City Cagefighting - MMA

I'll be shooting Maple City Cagefighting #3 in Chatham this weekend. I've shot all of their events so far and they put on good fights. I believe there are a few tickets left for Saturday. MCC is now part of the Amateur Mixed Martial Arts of Ontario (AMMAO) There will be a 145 lbs tournament to determine who will fight for the belt. I'm really looking forward to some of the fights and Thomas Armstrong of Gracie-Barra Chatham always treats me well and promotes a good night of entertainment.