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Jesse Finney assumes ownership of Matt Hughes' HIT Squad gym

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Today representatives from H.I.T. Squad, one of the most recognized and respected mixed martial arts training facilities in the industry, announced that they are under new ownership. The Granite City, Illinois MMA training facility is now officially known as "Finney's HIT Squad."

According to gym representatives, Jesse Finney now owns the facility. Finney also owns Finney's MMA; another St. Louis based mixed martial arts gym known for producing top-level contenders. As a result of the strategic change in ownership, the HIT Squad has emerged stronger than ever.

Jesse Finney had this to say, ""We are very excited about working with Matt Hughes, Marc Fiore, and Kyle Watson. The H.I.T. Squad (now Finney's HIT Squad) is already considered one of the top MMA gyms in the world. Our goal is to make it THE top MMA gym. We have already begun making improvements to both training facilities, improvements that will ultimately generate bigger and better opportunities for our fighters as we evolve."

A full size competition cage has been installed in Finney's HIT Squad facility as a result of the new ownership, and they have already begun implementing the Shamrock Fighter Development System (SDS). The system mirrors that of Major League Baseball, where players start out in a development league and work their way up based on their skills and performance...

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Post #1   3/24/11 11:47:05AM   

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"Finney's HIT Squad"? That's stupid, considering what HIT stands for. Why not just keep his name out of it?

Post #2   3/24/11 1:51:47PM   

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Hughes was never really there anyway, it was just for name value.

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Posted by DeadHead988

Hughes was never really there anyway, it was just for name value.



Yeah, I guess I just don't like names in general when it comes to camps. The value should be centered around a TEAM of fighters, not just one.

Post #4   3/24/11 7:16:10PM