Jacked Ripped MMA was born in 2012 when MMA newcomer, Patrick Lee, joined forces with the long time veteran, Bruce Nelson. We are based out of Ada, MN and compete in the surrounding area with hopes of branching out.
Available videos can be found in the Notes section of our page. Follow the YouTube link to view.
caringbridge.org Visit Bruce Nelson’s CaringBridge website where you'll find the latest updates and a place to share messages of love, hope & compassion. https://www.caringbridge.org/public/brucenelson1970
Don't miss these great fights tonight. Come out and support Bruce and Zach.
[10/26/18] Hi All, still some table seats left for the fights in Fargo Nov 10th. Come support Bruce and Zach Pelzman and get in on some good fights. Let me know if you would like some seats.
Fights are 3 weeks away. Get your tickets soon. https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/Pages/OnlineStore.aspx?studioid=482333&partnerID=0&catid=100001. Put Bruce Nelson in the promotion code so he gets credit for the tickets you buy. Hope to see you all there.
[10/03/18] We are down to 2 tables for the fights, be sure to reserve your tickets early.
[09/18/18] Two of our tables are sold already so if you are wanting in on great seats for this fight, please get at us ASAP
Its official......Bruce will be fighting at his lowest weight in quit sometime. Fighting at 195 against Tyler Vivier. Fights are at Crystal Ballroom Delta Hotel in Fargo November 10th at 7pm. Right now I have 4 from row tables reserved and 1 2nd row. 1 table is already spoken for. Please reserve your ticket with payment ASAP to get in on these great fights.
$700 VIP Front Row seats 8
$600 VIP Second Row seats 8
$75 Cage Side (row 1-6)
$65 Reserved (row 7-10)
$35 General Admin
*Tables will have menus for food
[07/30/18] Stay tuned for upcoming announcement. Bruce Nelson
[05/24/18] June 2, 2018 Walker Casino (Northern Lights Casino ) North Star Combat MMA is taking place
[12/13/17] Hi everyone, the fights are having to be rescheduled due to loss of two main fights, looking like April. Will update as we know anything. Thank you everyone.
Tickets for the Jan 13th fight are going fast, we have sold out of the four tables we had, if you would like tickets please reserve yours today and we will see about getting more tables. Those of you that have reserved tickets please start getting your money to me asap, we will have to let tickets go to those that pay first. Thanks so much.
[11/14/17] Bruce Nelson will be fighting again Jan 13th, 2018. Get your tickets through Jacked Ripped. We have 3 tables and general admission. Money saves your seat. These tickets will go fast as this is a stacked card.
[02/01/15] Bruce won his fight by split decision last night! Thanks to everyone who came out and supported. Stay tuned for future fight announcements!
[01/21/15] Long time no see friends and fight fans! Big heads up here: Our Bruce Nelson will be taking on Miguel J. Cooley Sr. at Max Fights 20 at the Hub Venue January 31st. Table tickets still available!
Fight camp, when everything hurts.
Congratulations to Dan on his the win in his MMA debut! He did exactly what we needed to do.
Patrick unfortunately suffered his first lost by KO. Not the outcome we were looking for but it happens.
[05/24/14] Fight Day!!! Dan and Patrick are ready to do work. Get in and get it done.
[05/24/14] Weigh-ins were a success. Dan and Patrick made weight with zero issue. Knocked out the physicals. And hit up food and water ASAP.
[05/23/14] It's weigh-in day! Every fighter's favorite day. Our boys Dan and Patrick are right on schedule with their weight and looking forward to some food and water after they step off the scale.
Fight week is upon us!!! Dan and Patrick will be spending this final week pushing hard and polishing technique.
If you do not have tickets, contact Dan, Patrick, this page, or visit cagetix.com. Fighters receive credit for ticket sales so support your fighters by purchasing through the avenues listed above rather than waiting to buy tickets at the door.
This is going to be an awesome event. Big card with huge talent. Plus it's in lakes country on Memorial Day weekend. Dock the boat and catch a show!
[05/15/14] Friends and Fight Fans!!! Been a while since we've posted. We have been super busy training hard to make sure Dan and Patrick are on top of their game for their fights on May 24th in Detroit Lakes. Make sure you keep that date open and come cheer them. These are fights you won't want to miss. Contact Dan or Patrick, or this page, if you still need tickets.
Bruce Nelson vs. Curtis Johnson
[04/28/14] It is now to concentrate all efforts on May 24th. Dan and Patrick are looking hard to bring home two W's that night.
[04/27/14] We are proud to announce that our Bruce Nelson came out victorious tonight. Second round TKO.
[04/26/14] Fight Fans! Fight day is upon us! Bruce is rested and refueled from last nights weigh ins and is prepared to face off in the cage tonight for DFC's Spring Brawl at the Scheels Arena in Fargo, ND! Make sure you come out and cheer loud for this legend of the cage!
[04/26/14] Patrick and Jessi got some true boxing sparring in with some very talented boxers tonight. They're going home bruised but not broken and eager to improve.
[04/26/14] Bruce made weight tonight. Looking to refuel for fight tomorrow night. In the meantime, Patrick and Jessi are getting some boxing in tonight in DL.
[04/21/14] It Is Fight Week! Bruce will be putting some finishing touches this week as he prepares to face off at DFC Spring Brawl this Saturday Night at the Scheels Arena in Fargo, ND.
[04/19/14] We had a great night in Detroit Lakes with Coach Chris. Bruce got some good pointers before his fight next weekend. Dan and Patrick continue to sharpen up for their fights in May. And Jessi got her first taste of real boxing instruction.
[04/16/14] Check It Out Fight Fans! We have added a photo album for Bruce's bout vs. Tim Saari from Max Fights 19. Also, check out our Notes section for the YouTube link for the fight video.
Bruce Nelson's Victory over Tim Saari by way of Armbar.
[04/15/14] Did some work tonight!!!
Alright Fight Fans, time for another announcement!
Bruce Nelson will be taking on Curtis Johnson from Sioux City, Iowa on April 26th at the Scheels Arena in Fargo, ND for DFC Spring Brawl.
Be sure to come out and cheer loud for your local MMA Legend!
[03/30/14] Congratulations to our Sensei, Bruce Nelson, for his awesome victory tonight. His opponent was strong and aggressive but Bruce's composure led to a text book submission.
[03/29/14] Fight Night #2 for Jacked Ripped! Bruce will be facing off against Tim Saari tonight at the Hub in Fargo, ND for Max Fights. Come out and cheer loud for our friend and mentor, Bruce Nelson!
[03/29/14] Congratulations to our Hunter Pederson. His opponent came out intense but Hunter ended the first round on top. His opponent gave up between round 1 and 2.
Getting ready for Hunter to face against Percy French tonight for FNP LOCK FOWN in Mahnomen, MN.
Also, Jacked Ripped will be cornering Alex Pederson in his title fight.
[03/27/14] Hunter and Bruce are putting on their final touches before they step into the cage this weekend.
Our left over shirts now have our new members' names. Let us know if you'd like one. They come in black with white print and grey with black print. Sizes and quantities are limited. $15 to support your local MMA fight club!
[03/26/14] Fight week continuing on. Pace is high and attitude is positive.
If you missed it, here is Bruce's victory over Jimmy Gomez at Shine MMA's event in Brainerd.
Shine MMA III - Bruce Nelson nelson takes on Jimmy Gomez in a professional MMA bout.
Fight week is upon us.
Hunter prepares to face off in Mahnomen for FNP on Friday night.
Bruce is chomping at the bit for his fight in Fargo for Max Fights on Saturday night.
Gonna be good...
One more announcement!
To those who have purchased our t-shirts, you may notice that there are only two names on them. Nelson on one sleeve and Lee on the other.
With the recent additions to our team, we having the missing names added to the shirts we still have. If you have one of these shirts and would like it updated, please get them to us tomorrow before 5pm. Or you can visit the Shirt Shop in the Mall and have your fighters name added.
If you would like to purchase a shirt for these upcoming events, they are $15. Private message us if interested.
We regret to announce that our fighter Andrew Kappes will NOT be fighting in Mahnomen this Friday. A poorly timed work obligation came up and he had to decline the fight.
But! Hunter Pederson will be fighting so make sure you make it out to support one your local up-and-comers!
[03/24/14] Training is going well for the members J-R MMA. Stay tuned, exciting things are happening.