Ringside Promotions, LLC, “RP” is 100% Native American owned Boxing & MMA Casino event organization & promotion group, the current leader in Boxing & MMA Casino entertainment industry. A company based out of Phoenix, Arizona, "RP" provides world class Boxing & MMA to mainly Native Casinos in the US. “RP” complementary divisions collectively have represented some of the industries' most recognized athletes, fighters and entertainers in the world. "RP” has promoted Boxing events under the Top Rank & Main Events Banner which included top talents such as world-renowned Hall of Fame legend “Julio Cesar Chavez Sr”, "Mia St. John", "Hector Camacho Jr", JC Jr." Victor Ortiz", "Jesus Soto Karras" & "Ferocious Fernando Vargas" . “RP” Joel Lopez, who is the 1st Native American/Chicano fight promoter in the world, has also promoted top talent names in MMA as well with names such as " Ryan "Darth" Bader-205 (TUF Champion), C.B. Dollaway-185 (TUF -Finalist), Cain Velasquez-HVY WT (UFC Heavyweight Champion), John Moraga (UFC #2 Contender), Kelvin Gastelum (TUF Champion 2013) and many others on the cusp of being in the UFC. Currently ‘RP’ is licensed through the AZ Boxing & MMA Commission and certified through the AZ Department of Gaming as a casino vendor.
Ringside Promotions, LLC was originally found in 2003 by Joel Lopez who owns (85%) of the company, cousin Adrian Romo from Oakland, CA, also a Tribal member joined him in 2008 with a 15% stake in the company. Ringside Promotions, LLC events can be classified as exciting, highly recognized, UFC bound talent and professionally organized. Our fighters may see our events as a heterogeneous product because they see the need to “inspect for quality and suitability”. This is why we have attracted a high number of high quality fighters for each event more so than the average fight promoter and sell out every single event that yields profitable margins.