Royal Farms Arena

Shogun Fights XXIV

April 11, 2020 - 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.

John Rallo Owner / Operator



  • UFC Vegas 24 Results: Whittaker vs. Gastelum
    by MMA Fighting Newswire on April 17, 2021 at 10:09 pm

    Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum will clash in the UFC Vegas 24 main event Saturday. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC/Getty ImagesMMA Fighting has UFC Vegas 24 results for the Whittaker vs. Gastelum fight card in Las Vegas, a live blog of the main event, and live UFC Vegas 24 Twitter updates. The scheduled main event features a middleweight showdown between ex-champion Robert Whittaker and one-time interim title challenger Kelvin Gastelum. Also on tap for the event is a lightweight co-main event between Jeremy Stephens and Drakkar Klose. Follow all of the UFC Vegas 24 results below. Main Card (ESPN, 10 p.m. ET) Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum Jeremy Stephens vs. Drakkar Klose Andrei Arlovski vs. Chase Sherman Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Jacob Malkoun Luis Pena vs. Alex Munoz Preliminary Card (ESPN, ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET) Tracy Cortez vs. Justine Kish Alexander Romanov vs. Juan Espino Jessica Penne vs. Lupita Godinez Bartosz Fabinski vs. Gerald Meerschaert Austin Hubbard vs. Dakota Bush Tony Gravely vs. Anthony Birchak Zarah Fairn vs. Josiane Nunes was canceled due to Fairn’s weight miss.

  • Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren: Live round-by-round updates
    by MMA Fighting Newswire on April 17, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    Ben Askren and Jake Paul will clash in the main event Saturday night. | YouTubeMMA Fighting has Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren live blog for round-by-round updates for one of the most anticipated boxing fights of the year. The main event will start a little after 11:30 p.m. ET. Check out our Paul vs. Askren results page to find out what happened on the undercard. Jake Paul (2-0) welcomes former MMA champion Ben Askren (0-0) to the squared circle in this contest. Jake Paul became a viral sensation with his impressive first-round knockout of Nate Robinson in his last outing on the undercard of the Tyson vs. Jones Jr. exhibition. Askren hasn’t competed in combat sports since Oct. 26, 2019 when he lost via technical submission to Demian Maia. Askren announced his MMA retirement a month later. Check out the Paul vs. Askren main event live blog below for tonight’s main event. Round 1: Round 2: Round 3: Round 4: Round 5: Round 6: Round 7: Round 8:

  • Paul vs. Askren Results: Live updates of the undercard and main event
    by MMA Fighting Newswire on April 17, 2021 at 9:34 pm

    Ben Askren and Jake Paul will collide in the main event Saturday night.MMA Fighting has Paul vs. Askren results live for the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren fight card at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday night. When the main event begins, around 11:30 p.m. ET, check out our Paul vs. Askren live blog for round-by-round updates. Prior to the main event, we’ll have live updates and results on all the undercard fights below. Former UFC champion Frank MIr will make his boxing debut against Steven Cunningham on the Paul vs. Askren undercard as well. The first two fights of the night kick off on the Paul vs. Askren live stream online at 8 p.m. ET. Junior Younan vs. Jeyson Minda Quinton Randall vs. William Jackson Check out Paul vs. Askren undercard live blog below for the pay-per-view portion that begins at 9 p.m. ET. Joe Fournier vs. Reykon Round 1: Round 2: Round 3: Round 4: Round 5: Round 6: Steve Cunningham vs. Frank Mir Round 1: Round 2: Round 3: Round 4: Round 5: Round 6: Round 7: Round 8: Regis Prograis vs. Ivan Redkach Round 1: Round 2: Round 3: Round 4: Round 5: Round 6: Round 7: Round 8: Round 9: Round 10:

  • Video: Andrei Arlovski feared he would be cut after loss to Tom Aspinall
    by MMA Fighting Newswire on April 17, 2021 at 9:00 pm

    UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski speaks with reporters ahead of his short notice fight with Chase Sherman at UFC Vegas 24 and discussed how the fight came together, frustrations with his submission loss to Tom Aspinall, his fear that he would be cut from the UFC after the loss, if he knew who Sherman was, and more.

  • Video: Lupita Godinez ‘honored’ to fight Jessica Penne in octagon debut at UFC Vegas 24
    by MMA Fighting Newswire on April 17, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Lupita Godinez has envisioned getting the UFC call for quite some time. Little did she know she wouldn’t be able to enjoy it. Godinez (5-0) is stepping in as a short notice replacement to face Jessica Penne this Saturday at UFC Vegas 24. The strawweight bout will take place at the APEX and will be Penne’s first in nearly four years. “Loopy” earned her opportunity after capturing the LFA strawweight title in a majority decision victory over Contender Series alum Vanessa Demopolous at October’s LFA 94. The Canadian fighter had to leave her home country the day after getting the call and headed out to Denver to train with Elevation Fight Team ahead of the bout. The 27-year-old spoke with MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck about the hectic road it has been since receiving the call to face Penne, talks feeling confident the opportunity would come after beating Demopoulos, thoughts on the matchup with Penne, having nearly her entire career—from amateur to now—take place since Penne last competed, how she plans to introduce to UFC fans, and having very little interest in the upcoming boxing match between Jake Paul and Ben Askren.


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Fight night returns to Baltimore on 04/11/20 with Shogun Fights XXIV.
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