NUCA MMA Thrills in Electrifying Debut Event at UCF

Orlando, FL - The inaugural NUCA MMA 01 event at the University of Central Florida on February 28th proved an action-packed night showcasing the spirit and skills of college MMA fighters across the country.

In NUCA MMA`s highly anticipated debut, athletes from 6 universities brought energy and excitement to the cage. Fighters came ready to represent their schools, including hosts the University of Central Florida along with Ohio University, Michigan State University, Grand Canyon University, Western Illinois University, and the University of Pittsburgh.

From the opening prelims to the exhilarating main event, NUCA MMA 01 delivered thrilling matchups that highlighted the tenacity and talent of these student competitors. Though exhausted and battered, fighters embraced in heartfelt shows of mutual respect following each bout.

"Seeing our vision come to life tonight was truly special," commented NUCA MMA CEO David Power. "The heart and passion these young athletes displayed in the cage went above and beyond. We can`t wait to build on this momentum."

With its action-packed debut now in the books, NUCA MMA is setting its sights on an even bigger future showcasing the best up-and-coming talent in collegiate MMA. If NUCA MMA 01 is any indicator, that future looks to be filled with hard-hitting, heart-pounding excitement.

"Orlando was electrified tonight, Power continued." "But this is only the beginning. The entire NUCA MMA team is already strategizing how we can deliver an even more gripping spectacle at our next event."

Event Match Results

  • Zeid Ramzi (Michigan State) vs Mark Heflin (Ohio University) - Winner: Ramzi via split decision
  • Sammy Sieckmann (GCU) vs Nick Patrogas (Ohio University) - Result: No contest
  • Seth Baxter (GCU) vs Jason Borges (UCF) - Winner: Borges via TKO
  • Devin Miller (Ohio University) vs Jeremy DeKenipp (UPitt) - Winner: DeKenipp via submission
  • Noah Hake (UPitt) vs Anthony Gomez (WIU) - Winner: Gomez via split decision
  • CO-MAIN EVENT: Camden Fontenot (UPitt) vs Brody Johnson (WIU) - Winner: Fontenot via split decision
  • MAIN EVENT: Armand Violi (UCF) vs Jaiden Speers (WIU) - Winner: Violi via submission

For full NUCA MMA 01 results and highlights, visit If you missed the live action, content will be forthcoming on NUCA MMA’s Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube channel. After a successful debut, the countdown is on to NUCA MMA’s next show-stealing event!

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