Elite MMA’s first ever amateur mixed-martial arts event was not only a success, but one far greater than we imagined. The sold-out event at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza was packed with eager attendees looking to cheer on their fellow fighters and friends, anticipating the awe-inspiring atmosphere that would become a smooth, well-organized, and thoroughly entertaining night of bouts. In light of the success, future events are already being planned – be prepared!

Check out this article that one attendee and author wrote up on the show!

“On Sunday, January 19, 2014, a group of fighters gathered at Bas Rutten’s Elite MMA Gym in Thousand Oaks, California, for a morning training session. For many, this was the last hard day of work before their fight the following Sunday, at TAO MMA—an amateur mixed martial arts and jiu-jitsu event, being held at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. They arrived in shorts and rash-guards, male and female, ears gnarled and knuckles flat, nodding to the receptionist at the front desk and then moving on to the matted hall at the far right of the gym, where the training was taking place.” READ FULL ARTICLE