Royal Farms Arena
Shogun Fights XXIII
November 2, 2019 - 6:30PM
The East Coast’s Premier MMA Organization
The brain-child of John Rallo, Shogun fights regularly packs several of the largest venues in the region including Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, The Theater at MGM National Harbor and Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Ft Lauderdale. A hotbed for celebrities and UFC stars, Shogun events will continue to be a Baltimore mainstay for a time to come.
With a successful (albeit short) MMA career and stint as a celebrity bodyguard under his belt, working with the likes of Tommy Lee and Sylvester Stallone, Rallo focused on opening a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy after receiving his blackbelt from Renzo Gracie himself. During this time he worked towards legalizing MMA in the state of Maryland, eventually passing legalization in one session – an unheard of feat with new legislature. With the arena wide-open, Rallo has spent years promoting shows and building a roster of packed talent, with several fighters going to the UFC, Invicta, Bellator, Dana White’s Contender Series and PFL amongst others.
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Countdown to Shogun Fights XXIII
ROYAL FARMS ARENA
Fight night returns to Baltimore on 11/2/19 with Shogun Fights XXIII.
You DON’T want to miss this night of EXTREME GROUND & POUND ACTION!
Shogun Fights showcases MMA fighters from the Mid-Atlantic region
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