Hawaii on Top: Mamone, Nakanelua and Barnard

Talk about putting Hawaii on the map!

BYB Extreme London: Jon Barnard defeated opponent Gareth Van Hoof in Round 2. 

Jon Barnard vs. Gareth Van Hoof
Jon Barnard defeated Gareth Van Hoof
Marcus Gamble with Jon Barnard
Marcus Gamble with Jon Barnard

Jon Barnard proved that ten years of inactivity in the cage wasn’t an issue when the right time came. Bare Knuckle Boxing is such a brutal sport, but for Jon Barnard, growing up doing street fights, it’s precisely what he expected. 


Fierce Fighting Championship winners: Ricky Mamone and Pololu Nakanelua took home last weekend’s wins in Idaho. 

Kamuela Mamone, POlolu Nakanelua, and Ricky Mamone copy
Kamuela Mamone, Pololu Nakanelua, and Ricky Mamone at Fierce Fighting Championship

Ricky Mamone, with his brother Kamuela are fighters to watch out for

He was born and raised in Panaewa, Hawaii. Ricky and his brother Kamuela were introduced to fighting as little kids. They grew up watching his dad, Sergio “DA MONSTA” Mamone, fight. Mamone was a legend in Hawaii; he was 9-0 as a professional fighter. 

Ricky Mamone

Like many Hawaiians searching for a better life, they left the island and moved to Utah. 

Ever since the Mamone brothers have been training partners since Day 1, they beat each other up in able for them to grow. 


Keep Mamone brothers on your radar! 

Pololu Nakanelua

Pololu Nakanelua vs. Sammy Saunders

Pololu Nakanelua improved his record to 6 – 1! The 28-year-old fighter from Haiku, Maui, moved to the 9th island (Las Vegas) to train with the Hawaii fighters and has just been waiting to be unleashed. 

The poi pound showed off what he could bring when he fought MMA Vet Sammy Saunders. Pololu took home a Unanimous Decision win against Sammy Saunders.  

 Congratulations to all!

Shout out to Zach Zane, who is always ready to fight whoever, whenever, wherever. 

Zach Zane vs. Yusuke Yachi
Yusuke Yachi defeated Zach Zane via Rear Naked Choke

Zach Zane visited Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan last weekend as a CO-Main Event for Rizin 43-. Zane fought Yusuke Yachi and lost in Round 1 via Rare Naked Choke. 

Zach Zane fell to 15-15. 

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