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Some selects from Glory 37 in Los Angeles

Had the chance to head out to LA to shoot some backstage images for Glory Kickboxing. With my dude James Law handling the fight images, it gives me the freedom to roam around the arena and capture some different shots. Also, since I knew I would have the freedom along with my usual Canon 5dm3, I added a Leica MP to the mix with the 50 2.0, just to force me to be restricted as well as to take a little more time due to the manual focus. Hope ya dig.

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Some favs from 2016

2016 has come and gone and I wanted to share a couple of my fav shots from the past year. Hope you enjoy. Here is to a wonderful 2017 full of memories and lovely images.

Portrait of Matt Mitrione after his fight with Travis Browne. Multiple eye pokes and a broken orbital bone will leave you with this sorta eye makeup.

Portrait of Matt Mitrione after his fight with Travis Browne. Multiple eye pokes and a broken orbital bone will leave you with this sorta eye makeup.

While in camp for his fight with Glover Teixeira, "Suga" Rashad Evans does a lap around the cage after practice.

While in camp for his fight with Glover Teixeira, "Suga" Rashad Evans does a lap around the cage after practice.

Backstage at the World MMA Awards, former UFC champ Dominick Cruz takes a shot from Carmen Electra.

Backstage at the World MMA Awards, former UFC champ Dominick Cruz takes a shot from Carmen Electra.

Zab "Super" Judah spars in preparation for his bout at the D in Las Vegas against Josh Torres. The bout would end up being cancelled due to licensing issues. 

Zab "Super" Judah spars in preparation for his bout at the D in Las Vegas against Josh Torres. The bout would end up being cancelled due to licensing issues. 

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Boxer Chris Algieri and his shadow get some conditioning work in with Jake Bonacci in Florida. 

Underneath the Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia. 

Underneath the Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia. 

Portrait of UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold, after a training session with Henri Hooft at MGM Grand Casino.

Portrait of UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold, after a training session with Henri Hooft at MGM Grand Casino.

UFC fighter and former WWE superstar CM Punk takes a moment to himself after a training session at Roufusport Gym in Milwaukee.

UFC fighter and former WWE superstar CM Punk takes a moment to himself after a training session at Roufusport Gym in Milwaukee.

Portrait of Mark Hunt, taken a week before his fight with Brock Lesnar at UFC 200. I had a few minutes with Mark at his temporary residence for his training camp, and we shot this outside against the wall by the pool. Always wild how some of my fave portraits happen in the least amount of time.

Portrait of Mark Hunt, taken a week before his fight with Brock Lesnar at UFC 200. I had a few minutes with Mark at his temporary residence for his training camp, and we shot this outside against the wall by the pool. Always wild how some of my fave portraits happen in the least amount of time.

A bull rider comes right for me at the PBR World Finals in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena. 

A bull rider comes right for me at the PBR World Finals in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena. 

"The Tollman" Kevin Kross and "Broken" Matt Hardy pose for me backstage at FSW in Las Vegas, minutes before their cage match. 

"The Tollman" Kevin Kross and "Broken" Matt Hardy pose for me backstage at FSW in Las Vegas, minutes before their cage match. 

Esma Hasshass, framed by curtains, paces backstage at Glory before her tournament fight. 

"The Beast Incarnate" Brock Lesnar makes his entrance (and return) to the Octagon against Mark Hunt at UFC 200 in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena.

"The Beast Incarnate" Brock Lesnar makes his entrance (and return) to the Octagon against Mark Hunt at UFC 200 in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena.

USA Olympian and gold medalist Claressa Shields makes her professional debut on the undercard of Kovalev vs Ward at T-Mobile Arena. 

USA Olympian and gold medalist Claressa Shields makes her professional debut on the undercard of Kovalev vs Ward at T-Mobile Arena. 

Competitors for the Global Poker League take a look at the Cube, where they would be playing heads up poker completely shut off from the world outside. 

Competitors for the Global Poker League take a look at the Cube, where they would be playing heads up poker completely shut off from the world outside. 

Two weight champion David Branch poses with his WSOF title belts in Kansas City.

Two weight champion David Branch poses with his WSOF title belts in Kansas City.

Amir Khan makes his entrance for his fight against Canelo Alvarez at T-Mobile Arena. 

Amir Khan makes his entrance for his fight against Canelo Alvarez at T-Mobile Arena. 

Canelo Alvarez makes his entrance for his fight against Amir Khan at T-Mobile Arena.

Canelo Alvarez makes his entrance for his fight against Amir Khan at T-Mobile Arena.

WWE star Paul Heyman caught on his phone, as usual. A Hitchcock-esque shadow looms behind him at the Hard Rock hotel in Las Vegas.

WWE star Paul Heyman caught on his phone, as usual. A Hitchcock-esque shadow looms behind him at the Hard Rock hotel in Las Vegas.

Anthony Johnson in the training room, the week before his fight with Glover Teixeira. I had Anthony hold a light in his hands to take this portrait. 

Anthony Johnson in the training room, the week before his fight with Glover Teixeira. I had Anthony hold a light in his hands to take this portrait. 

Tiffany "Time Bomb" Van Soest stands over Esma Hasshass after her knockdown in Ontario, CA. Tiffany would go on to win the entire tournament months later in Germany.

Tiffany "Time Bomb" Van Soest stands over Esma Hasshass after her knockdown in Ontario, CA. Tiffany would go on to win the entire tournament months later in Germany.

Conor McGregor remains standing and watches intently as Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar square off at UFC 200.

Conor McGregor remains standing and watches intently as Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar square off at UFC 200.

A fighter grimaces after a brutal body shot at the EM-Legend show in Chengdu, China.

A fighter grimaces after a brutal body shot at the EM-Legend show in Chengdu, China.

Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev exchange shots during their classic bout at T-Mobile Arena. Ward would go on to win the decision and lead to all of us waiting for the rematch. 

Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev exchange shots during their classic bout at T-Mobile Arena. Ward would go on to win the decision and lead to all of us waiting for the rematch. 

A surfer looks out at water as the waves crash against the rocks at Manly Beach in Australia.

A surfer looks out at water as the waves crash against the rocks at Manly Beach in Australia.

Portrait of my wife, who is not only a fave of 2016, but a fave for a lifetime.

A bull rider sits upon his bull and prepares himself in the chute, waiting until he feels the proper moment to give the signal and open the cage.

A bull rider sits upon his bull and prepares himself in the chute, waiting until he feels the proper moment to give the signal and open the cage.

Conor McGregor during his media workout at his private gym in Las Vegas, before his fight with Nate Diaz. 

Conor McGregor during his media workout at his private gym in Las Vegas, before his fight with Nate Diaz. 

Dallas McCarver, one of the top 10 bodybuilders in the world, posing in Las Vegas for a RedCon1 shoot. 

Glory Heavyweight champ Rico Verhoeven paces around backstage before his fight at Glory 33 in New Jersey.

Glory Heavyweight champ Rico Verhoeven paces around backstage before his fight at Glory 33 in New Jersey.

The 5 time Mr. Olympia 212 champion Flex Lewis looks out at the sunrise over Red Rock Canyon. 

The 5 time Mr. Olympia 212 champion Flex Lewis looks out at the sunrise over Red Rock Canyon. 

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Some selects from WSOF NYC at MSG on NYE

Rang in the new year at Madison Square Garden, shooting WSOF NYC. Fantastic event as usual, and a great way to end 2016. Below are a couple selects from the event. Here's to WSOF in 2017. A big thank you to Jeffrey Chu, Matt Ferris, David Craig, David Holloway, Chris Nolan, and all the staff of WSOF and NBC for an amazing night. 

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