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Lafayette’s Dark Knight – Chris JeanBatiste – Headkicks Martial Arts & Fitness

August 6, 2019

The Lafayette mixed martial arts scene is blossoming into one of the most promising patches of combat sports in the world. Young up-and comers from The Hub City such as A.J. Fletcher, Brandon Hebert, Abram Sellers and Elliot Hebert are all making their marks and are awaiting their opportunities to prove themselves on the national stage.

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Brandon Hebert: “What Sets Me Apart From Others is Grit and Heart”

May 18, 2019

The heavyweight division has always been the glamour division of combat sports. On Saturday May 18, 2019 at the Ponchatoula Rec Center in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, Brandon Hebert will battle Nunzio Camarata for the Bayou FC professional heavyweight title at Bayou FC 37: Ponchatoula.

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“I didn’t look at myself as a professional fighter, I looked at myself as guy who fought professionally.” Nunzio “Nunzilla” Camarata, Gracie United

May 18, 2019

Of all the fighters featured on the card, none is more experienced than Camarata, who has a professional career spanning more than 14 years. He’s an accomplished grappler, and a brown belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu. However, Nunzio’s proudest accomplishment is his daughter, Savanah, who under the tutelage of her father, is a 14 time jiu jitsu champion.

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Bayou Fighting Championship Brings MMA back to Tangipahoa Parish!

April 22, 2019

Bayou Fighting Championship is bringing MMA back to Tangipahoa Parish (southeastern Louisiana) after a near four year absence of the sport. A lot of that has to do with current UFC featherweight Kurt Holobaugh. Louisiana in general is an absolute hotbed for MMA, with two UFC champions coming from the state; Daniel Cormier and Dustin Poirier are both from the city of Lafayette. Many of the first UFC events took place in Louisiana. It was one of the first safe haven states for the sport.

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Bayou Fighting Championship 36: Fight Results & Recap, April 5th, 2019. New Orleans, LA.

April 12, 2019

Mixed martial arts action returned to New Orleans yesterday, April 5th, with Bayou Fighting Championship 36. The card was packed with eleven exceptional matchups in which fighters represented several local Gulf Coast and Southeastern US gyms, including Gladiators Academy, NOLA BJJ, Team NKI, Headkicks MMA, BMAC, RONIN, Juggernaut, Gracie Barra Westchase and Soul Fighters.

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