HOT MMA News: Be part of an MMA movie on Oct.17

Principal production will begin next month led by Joe Davison (100 Tears), Gene May (executive director of www.FloridaFootage.com) and Sherri Simonetti (former executive director of the Gasparilla Film Festival). The film’s director of photography is Eric Curtis (Chaos Experiment). Fight scenes will be produced by trainers and fighters of the XFC and American Top Team with choreography provided by American Top Team who also train WEC Featherweight Champion Mike Brown, heayweight contender Bobby Lashley, and UFC Welterweight contender Thiaogo Alves.


Extras are needed on Oct.17 as MMA spectators during the undercard fights and the main event of the movie at the Armature Works in downtown Tampa. Food and entertainment will be provided. Seating is based on a first-come first-served basis. Send an email to [email protected] if you would like to participate.


The basic story line is about an MMA trainer, Mac, who adopts his friend's son, Randy, and trains him to be a professional fighter. Out of fear that Randy might fail, Mac fixes the boy's first three fights with the help of gangsters. When Randy's seventh fight comes up, Mac's dark past catches up with him and forces him to choose between sacrificing Randy's MMA career or doing the right thing.


Past Guzzo Brothers films include The End Is Blossoming (winner Best Short Drama at the New York International Film and Video Festival) and Charlie Wall: The Documentary (winner Best Florida Production at the Gasparilla International Film Festival).

The Guzzo Bros. Film company is producing the mixed martial arts (MMA) movie Caged Dreams in association with the Tampa MMA promoter, Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) and American Top Team trainers, and needs extras on Oct.17.

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