Monday, September 8, 2014

UFC gym Glendale

Ufc gym Glendale - we competed as a team in the NAGA Phx- Az we placed 3rd as a team over all the bigger gyms. We took 11 kids 2 Adults and walked away with 10 gold medals and 9 silver medals. 
Everyone took home a medal. Special congrats to those who won Double Gold In the GI and NOGI divisions. 

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

New PR management

The Cannon is ready to blow up and take the MMA world by storm again. I have signed with Canadian based PR Management Agency Maverick Sports And Entertainment. They will be responsible for booking any and all Media appearances. You can contact them to inquire about interviews/Sponsorship/Fight opportunities on Facebook at or on Twitter @MavSportsMMA. Big things are coming so make sure to come along for the ride.

Monday, June 30, 2014

2014 Arizona BJJ State Championships

 Shannon The Cannon Is known in the MMA world with over 200 professional cage fights and a 6x world champion/He is a Pride Veteran, K-1, veteran and Pancrase Veteran. 
He is making his mark in the JIU-JITSU world as well. 2009 US Open Champion 3x NAGA Gi and No Gi Champion and now the 2014 Arizona State JIU-JITSU Champion! Black Belt Men's Division...
The Cannon is a Black Belt under Dan Gonzales who is a Black Belt under Carlos Machado! Shannon The Cannon was promoted to Black Belt in 2007- 
Under the Machado Banner- 
It is a way of life. The Cannon is the BJJ instructor and MMA fight team coach at the UFC Gym Glendale, Arizona if you would like to train. (RCJ Machado For Life) 

Thursday, April 24, 2014

American Police Hall Of Fame & Museum

American Police Hall Of Fame and Museum. 

They are my new sponsor and helping me get ready for my next fight may 26th for KING OF THE CAGE- this will be aired on MAV TV - The fight happens to fall on Memorial Day, what a great day to be able to dedicate my fight to all the fallen officers! Thank you again to American Police Hall of Fame and Museum and special thanks to PAUL PAWELA with out him this would not have been made possible! 

Friday, April 4, 2014

Ft Benning Army Rangers!!

Hand to hand demo at Ft Benning. ARMY RANGERS- ranger hall of fame inductee Max Mullen was running the Demo. Major General Singlaub founding member of the CIA was there, as well as other top officials. It was an honor to be picked for this demo. 

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Close Combat Instructor

International Close Combat Instruuctors Association : ICCIA 
I was instructing on the range and in class room along some of the top special forces men to have ever earned a tab- 
Retired Sgt Major 5th group, Larry Jordan, and retired Army Ranger legend Gary O'Niel.
Many of the alphabet agency's were in attendance and also SWAT, and LEO.
Soldier of Fortune magazine will be doing an article of this seminar. I will post many pictures of the 3 day camp from Orlando Florida. It was held at the United States Law Enforement Hall Of Fame. 
I was personally awarded the Law Enforcement Medal Of Honor, 
Tacticle Shooting, weapon take always, weapon retention and hand to hand.
The course was amazing!! 

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Fighting a real "FIGHT"

I am a professional Mma fighter and have faced tough Guys in the Cage. My friend and student at UFC Gym - Christian Sidebottom is a young man fighting a bigger fight. Not only does he only have one leg, but he is Fighting Cancer- 
May 26th I am stepping into the cage for KING OF THE CAGE- Christian will be my special guest. I am donating money I raise for him through gofundme this money is to help him with medical bills for his treatment
Thank you for your support

This campaign is raising money for "fighting for a cause"