August 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Firefighter Prevents Potential Thief from Stealing Ambulance

MMA Training Helped to Prevent Crime Firefighter Diego Peclat used kickboxing, his jiu jitsu skills and his mixed martial arts training when he prevented the theft of his ambulance. Early Sunday morn, July 28 @mcfrs FF Peclat (FS701) while at ER intervened & assisted w/ ‘takedown’ of suspect threatening others at local hospital – Takoma […]

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May 4, 2015 | Krista Brick

Silver Spring MMA Fighter Heads to Cage for Second Time (VIDEO)

Silver Spring’s Morgan Dailey has one win under her belt as an amateur mixed martial arts fighter and at the end of May she’ll go for a second. The fight will come just over a week after this 21-year-old mom of a toddler expects to graduate from University of Maryland with a degree in criminal justice […]

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August 22, 2014 | Krista Brick

From Mom To MMA Fighter, Silver Spring’s Morgan Dailey Makes her Debut

University of Maryland senior Morgan Dailey has a lot on her plate- work on her double major of criminal justice and global terrorism, an internship and caring for her one-year-old daughter. On Saturday she will also step into the cage to make her debut as a Mixed Marshal Arts fighter. “At first I did it for a good workout,” […]

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