​​John was a title contender for Reality Fighting and has successfully fought in several professional and amateur MMA bouts.  John has also competed successfully in submission grappling at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA).  John is a skilled and well rounded fighter with a gift to teach and motivate fighters.  


John started his martial arts journey when he was 6 years old.  He trained in Judo for a couple years and then started playing school sports.  He played baseball and football all through high school.  John started training at Strike Zone in 2007 and has since been a major part of Team Strike Zone.  He's Darryl's other right hand man and assists Darryl with setting up fights for his teammates.  


John "Football" Naples 

MMA, Submission Grappling, Strength and Conditioning