Naratil, Rat Pack enjoy success
Rat Pack Fighting Systems recently had a very successful weekend, capturing four titles in two days of Mixed Martial Arts competition.
Rat Pack Fighting Systems is a Mixed Martial Arts Academy that is located on Delaware Ave. in Palmerton
On Friday night, the club's top amateur MMA fighter T. Bubba Naratil, of Aquaschicola, fought for and captured the Central PA Warrior Challenge Heavyweight title belt with a seven second first round KO of the reigning champion.
Naratil's opponent entered the match with a 3-0 record, having knocked out all three of his prior opponents in the first round.
Naratil, who stands six-foot tall and weighs 265 pounds, has only been training for three years. He plans on turning pro later this year.
On Saturday, the Rat Pack Fighting Systems grappling team competed in the Central PA Warrior Challenge Submission Fighting Championships. In that meet, Brent Yoder of Bowmanstown took the Advanced Adult title, Damon Moyer of Bethlehem took the advance Kid's title, Dillon Masington of Palmerton took the Advanced teen title and Shannon Masington took 2nd place in the Intermediate teen division.
Over the past five years, Rat Pack has grown to become one the of the top MMA schools in the state. You can get information on the club by visiting their website at www.rpfightingsystems.com