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MMA Legend, Erik Paulson, Is Coming To State College/Penn State To Conduct A MMA Seminar In October 2009

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MMA pioneer, Erik Paulson, will be making his annual Combat Submission Wrestling(CSW) Seminar visit to Titan Fitness, State College, PA on October 24th and 25th, 2009.A� To reserve your spot please contact Paul Zelinka or Bruce Lombard @ 814-235-1015 or info@titanfitness.com.A� You can also visit www.titanfitness.com or www.lombardmma.comfor more information.A� Do not miss this opportunity to learn from one of the top MMA Coaches and former fighter’s in the world.

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Erik Paulson is the former 2-time light heavyweight Shooto World Champion.A� He is the only American ever to achieve this title.A� Coach Paulson travels around the world to share his MMA knowledge and fighting system.A� His seminars are known for the abundance of information, interaction, and charisma.

Erik Paulson is the founder of Combat Submission Wrestling(CSW).A� CSW is regarded as the most dominant MMA system in the world.A� This fighting system encompasses three areas: kickboxing, clinching, and grappling.A� Combat Submission Wrestling is a blend of many systems which includes: Muay Thai, French Savate, Western Boxing, Greco-Roman, Freestyle Wrestling, Shooto, Judo, Brazilian Jui Jitsu.

Erik currently trains some of the top MMA fighters in the world, including: Josh Barnett(UFC veteran, Pride Veteran, Affliction #1 heavyweight contender); Bobalu Sobral(UFC veteran, Affliction light heavyweight); and coach/cornerman for Brock Lesner(current UFC Heavyweight Champion.

Please visit Erik @ www.erikpaulson.com

Amateur MMA Fight – Mike Putnam (State College, PA)

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hard knocks cage fights

MAYA�3, 2008A�- ‘Hard Knocks Cage Fights’

A�Mike Putnam,A�trained by MMAA�Coach, Bruce Lombard, of Titan Fitness in State College, PAA�won his amateur MMA debuwith a split decision victory(29-28,28-29,29-28) over previously unbeatenA�Ohio nativeA�Josh Baker, in the 145lb weight division.A� The two strong willedA�fighters went back and forth for three rounds with noA�clear advantage for either fighter standing or on the ground.A� In the first round Putnam almost got caught in a choke in Josh’s guard, but he cleared the submission attempt and threw down some effective ground and pound as he cleared Baker’s guard.A� Baker landed a few heavy punches to the head ofA�his opponentA�in the second round, butA�they did not seem to phase Putnam’s attack.A� The third round was a back and forth battle as well, but in the end, I think the judges decisionA�came down to Putnam’s control in the clinch game.A� MikeA�controlled his tough opponent in the clinchA�throughout the first two rounds keeping him pinned against the cage and landing many effectiveA�knees.A�

ThisA�event was promoted by ‘Hard Knocks Cage Fights’ and was held in St. Clairsville, OH.A� TheA� event arena was sold out as over 2,500 MMA fans enjoyed 15 cage fights.

For more information go to:A� www.hardknockscagefights.com

Amateur Muay Thai Fight: Allison Glenny(State College, PA)

YouTube Preview ImageAllison Glenny trains Muay Thai under coach, Bruce Lombard, out of Titan Fitness and MMAA�in State College, PA.A� On April 18, 2009 she had her first amateur Muay Thai fight in Hamburg, PA.A�A�Glenny won a unanimous three round decision in a fast paced battle over a determined opponent from Allentown, PA.

As displayed in the video above, Allison showed amazing poise in her first Muay Thai fight displayingA�accurate punch to kick combinations andA�powerful knees in the clinchzorb canada.A� Knocking her opponent down twice with her straight rear cross, plus her relentless high to low attack and dominance with the plumm position, the judges rewarded her the decision with scores of: 30-25, 30-25, 30-26.

Allison Glenny will return to the ring this July.

Amateur Muay Thai Fight: Kristen Althouse(State College, PA)

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Kristen Althouse is a Amateur Muay Thai Fighter training under coach, Bruce Lombard, out of Titan Fitness & MMA in State College, PA.A� Kristen had her second amateur fight on April 18, 2009 in Hamburg, PA.A� Althouse was involved in a highly competitive fight against a very strong opponent, Ally McGinley,A�that resulted in a drawA�through the judges eyes: 29-28, 28-29, 30-30.

The video above shows the competitiveness of the back and forth fight.A� Kristen showed great heart and will as she withstood the aggressive first round attackA�of A�McGinley.A� But, she was able to recover and push the pace the rest of the fight.A� Althouse seem to win the end of each round which could have given her the decision in most judges opinion.A� She displayed good high to low offensive attacks and attempted to neutralize her opponents effective punching attack with countering front kicks(teep) and a few jumping knees.A�

Althouse was able to effectively counterA� McGinley’s clinch by using her over/under arm position and returning knees at her opponent.A� When Kristen applied her plumm she was very dominant and landed knees at will as Ally could not defend or counter the position.A�

This was a fast paced fight against to well conditioned athletes!A� Viewers, please feel free to be a judge andA�give your own opinion on who won the fight!

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