The Top Ten Exhibitions of Denny's Street MMA

The Top Ten Exhibitions of Denny's Street MMA

Denny's. The final embodiment of the Wild West in a late night American restaurant chain. The installation of swinging doors, a spittoon and a regulation MMA cage would serve Denny's well. You see, this half a century old family diner has been a kind and hospitable host for not only hungry wayfarers and coffee ordering teens, but a plethora of hard hitting brawls known only as Denny's Street MMA. This phenomenon has existed since Denny's inception. Old men and truckers would sit around campfires and/or put flashlights under their faces and regale children with Denny's Street MMA tales. Now with the advent of baller camera phones the production value for Denny's Street MMA has gone way up and events can be uploaded for all to see within minutes. It's a glorious time for Denny's Street MMA, so before it gets totally popular we present to you the Top Ten Denny's Street MMA matches.

Note by Zeus: Look, we understand that all of these examples do not exemplify the sport of MMA. It's tongue and cheek. Wipe those tears from your eyes. This is all in fun.

Not many strikes are thrown in this Denny's match but the hit percentage is through the roof. Three for three and they are pure power. It looks like the guy in the hat getting decked might be a Judo player, kind of closing the distance not wanting to stand in the pocket with the crazy girl throwing bombs in his face. He looks to wall and stall her until its broken up, given a yellow card and then he goes on to lose via referee stoppage. The girl wins the fight, but it's in New York and you can tell their sanctioning is a mess, they have like four referees and the guy still took unnecessary shots.


What we have here is the Denny's switcharoo. It's not unlike an FEG run event over the last few years. It's kind of exciting when you put it into terms like that, what you see is not always as it seems. Anyone can be a participant in a Denny's fight, and sometimes you can even book a match, promote it and then fight yourself. That is somewhat the case in this event. The bald guy in the white shirt looks like he wants to put on an impromptu show, so he starts promoting himself as the main event until some ring girls get involved and all hell breaks loose. Sometimes this happens in Denny's Street MMA.


All of these coaches standing around and a dude blatantly shoots for a double leg on you like Cole Konrad in a title fight and green polo guy is not looking for the guillotine? The guillotine is there my man. Rewatch the video. Is that not the most incredibly slow takedown in the history of Denny's Street MMA? The's there. Also, this is another example of the ever present Denny's switcharoo. Take notes and never forget to go over your sprawling technique. You never know when you might use it.


This Denny's Street MMA match makes the list purely due to the uploader's video description.I have copy/pasted it here for you:

"Two black guys got in a fight and all hell broke loose. Then two guys started stealing food and making fun of me. To hear all the beautiful chaos, I suggest you put your headphones on and turn your speakers up. The video's not that great because I had to conceal my camera to keep it safe."

There is no fight to be seen, but if you close your eyes and put on some good headphones it's a pretty fun visualization tool. Enjoy an entirely different Denny's Street MMA experience with number seven.


Only in Denny's Street MMA will you have flyweights talking smack to heavyweights. There are no weight classes in Denny's Street MMA, so people need to know that a match can be sanctioned at anytime. You have to keep on your toes while you eat your sunny side up eggs at 2 in the morning. This is why you see so many people stretching and shadowboxing in the parking lot before they head inside the restaurant. They are working to build up a good sweat and attempting to prevent simple injuries. Always stretch before entering a Denny's.


Yet another Denny's match switcharoo. Everyone thinks Red is gonna get involved, there is even a slight hand battle going on, then the girl on the stool comes out of no where to start an epic grappling match with White Coat. Yes, there are hints of Sambo...If Sambo involved nothing but hair pulling and screaming, but they are there. Apron wearing referees get involved and then the girl in the white jacket seems to make up with her one time mortal enemy in the fat girl donned in red. She then takes a seat, which is very smart. It is exhausting to stand.


In this day and age, makeshift production crews are always available for Denny's Street MMA. Sometimes, fans surround the production crew, sometimes the production crew are fans. Heck, sometimes the fighters are the production crew. I think what we have here is a combination of just about everything you could imagine, including a hasty and hilarious exit from an overjoyed cameraman.


Legend has it this epic brawl was over a syrup, or lack thereof. When I showed this video to my life mate, I explained to her that if we ever had to go to a late night diner and a Denny's match got suddenly sanctioned with me involved, to not ever cover my eyes and hold me back when I'm getting a Chute Box style flurry thrown at my head. Beyond that this is a typical reaction to people needing syrup for their pancakes, french toast or waffles. Hopefully all three in some sort of beautifully twisted sandwich.


It's also important to remember that anything goes as far as fight wear in Denny's Street MMA. This match is a shining example of a unique singlet that would make a kickboxing TWAS proud. Wear whatever makes you comfortable, that's what I say, even if it isn't flattering. And my God, look at that crowd! I think the weird dress girl was just so pumped up by the crowd she probably would have taken on anyone that even looked at her cross. Crazy fight. She is registering no pain from those chair shots.


I know it isn't realistic, but this video would be so much funnier if we somehow found out that this didn't take place during a Halloween celebration. Only pure chance brought these costumed posse's together to dine at the same Denny's. It's like two positive ends of a battery; there is no possible way two costumed groups of people could ever, ever meet in a Denny's and not completely destroy the place. If it is possible send me proof and I will watch it and email you back. Until then, this is definitive evidence that my theory is 100% correct.

Last modified onMonday, 19 August 2013 12:09
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+15 # synthsis 2011-07-25 15:00
Sadly the Denny's near my house closed up shop 6 months ago. I need to cross state lines in hopes of seeing a brawl over a stack of hotcakes or a Grand Slam with a side of Bacon.
+2 # Guest 2011-08-01 14:58
"This how a nigga eat yo"
+33 # LasuTheGreat 2011-07-25 15:06
Denny's, what a classy establishment.
+63 # erickabp60 erickabp60 2011-07-25 16:06
brett rogers next promotion
+51 # Guest 2011-07-25 15:24
the human race is shit
-17 # henryyn2 henryyn2 2011-07-25 16:00
i blame the marxist multi-culturist s.
-9 # Sambro 2011-07-25 21:34
I gave you thumbs up for that.
+1 # ohyeah 2013-08-19 12:38
humans are a species, not a race
+67 # Guest 2011-07-25 15:26
Anybody notice a common denominator in most (if not all) of these videos?
+62 # Guest 2011-07-25 15:34
+27 # Sambro 2011-07-25 16:16
Fatties are just like dogs, they'll bite ya if you fuck with their food.
-10 # Guest 2011-07-25 19:45
I'd agree with you if it weren't from the cocks in and around my mouth

- The Real SST
+28 # Sambro 2011-07-25 16:25
"call the po-leece!"
+15 # Guest 2011-07-25 15:33
this is an interesting part of human nature
+37 # freakintony 2011-07-25 15:38
girls start way to many fights
+16 # American_Rebel 2011-07-25 18:57
it doesn't suprise me at all cuz bitches be crazy
+21 # Tha Premiere 2011-07-25 20:28
Yeah, and they get in the way too much when fights are occurring. Screaming, holding their man's arms WHILE SOMEONE IS TRYING TO PUNCH THEM IN THE FACE. GTFO!

Just get out the way and let men settle their differences like every male species on this planet has been doing since forever. Physical confrontations.

That said, tearing up a public place like Denny's in the process is uncalled for. No need to decimate an establishment like that and force SOMEONE ELSE to spend their entire night cleaning up the mess. That's just completely inconsiderate.

But yeah...I would bet 99% of the people in this video were DRUNK. NOT HIGH, BUT DRUNK. A baked person would be too engrossed in their meal to start a conflict! Legalize it!

Great idea though Jason, it definitely goes down at Denny's on a regular basis across the country.
+18 # Sambro 2011-07-25 21:36
Plus they left without tipping!
-27 # ruhowned 2011-07-25 15:48
In before racist and/or misogynist white middleclass suburbanites and their racial "theories"

.... oh never mind I guess RacistJackson beat me to the punch
+29 # Guest 2011-07-25 17:02
Quoting ruhowned:
In before racist and/or misogynist white middleclass suburbanites and their racial "theories"

.... oh never mind I guess RacistJackson beat me to the punch

I was talking about how most all of them seemed to be intoxicated but now that you bring it up...
-28 # Guest 2011-07-25 17:45
I thought you were talking about women, but now that you bring it racist fucks can eat a dick. If I ever see you at Wesside Dennys I'm gonna beat your fuckin heads in. DEAD ASS
+10 # Guest 2011-07-25 18:30
Quoting Crazihose:
I thought you were talking about women, but now that you bring it racist fucks can eat a dick. If I ever see you at Wesside Dennys I'm gonna beat your fuckin heads in. DEAD ASS

Did they teach you what "misogynist" means at "Wesside" High School? Dead ass, read a book.
+8 # Guest 2011-07-26 02:14
So bro did you see that video of Arlovski and his pitbull? That shit was so cute.
+39 # StGutFree 2011-07-25 15:48
It's amazing how many "tough guys" have no idea how to throw a punch.

Also has anyone gone to a Dennys sober?

Also Also, It looks like War Machine should check Dennys off of the "places he can go list."
-25 # henryyn2 henryyn2 2011-07-25 15:51
+1 if you watched all 10 videos from beginning to end.
+5 # boom roasted 2011-07-25 21:01
You're awesome.

+1 million for you.
+20 # Coq-MMA-Fan 2011-07-25 16:01
haha vid # 9 buddy gets hot sauce in his eye.. classic
+4 # Sambro 2011-07-26 19:05
the guy that was running his mouth is relaxing on the bench, while his buddies are defending him.
+22 # Miaou 2011-07-25 16:09
This is how you do the Street MMA articles man, each one of the write-ups for the video was hilarious.
This is the best Street MMA article yet.
+13 # Sambro 2011-07-25 21:37
those write up were hilarious.

Zeus, we love street MMA.
+18 # BBS 2011-07-25 16:10
So I'm at #9... Dude fishhooks a guy. How are there 9 more better than this?
-26 # Guest 2011-07-25 16:16
I just don't understand what you find amusing here Zeus... You enjoy watching a guy getting punched next to his girlfriend, not being able to defend himself? Why do you find this shit worthy of posting on Middleeasy?
+12 # Guest 2011-07-25 17:22
You sir need to take life more seriously. After all, it's not as if you die in the end.
+1 # Guest 2011-07-26 11:02
Totally agree with you, man. But it seems like the general audience for this site is made of the same people that star in those videos.

inb4 -40
+16 # Guest 2011-07-25 16:19
Video #1: A buncha bitches named Deltrice.
-2 # Miaou 2011-07-25 16:57
"Oh hold up, now I know thats a bald-headed lie, because I done sucked his dick last week, and it went *pop* and came clean off, and I said wtf am I supposed to do with this now, it's a dildo?"
+16 # qkagjqsh 2011-07-25 16:22
This is sad. Not because it's "bad for MMA" but because not none of these guys can punch or pull guard. Guard would've nullified 90% on the offense on here.
0 # BATTLE PENIS 2013-08-27 10:08
Then you get face stomped by the black elephant tho
+9 # Guest 2011-07-25 16:27
I wonder if Genki Sudo would try to spread the same message after watching all of these videos?
+6 # Guest 2011-07-26 05:39
We are all a #1 with a side of ranch.
+19 # smolfi 2011-07-25 16:33
No heelhooks :/
+2 # BallPtPenTheif 2011-07-26 08:38
Quoting smolfi:
No heelhooks :/

Isn't it insane that in most states a rear naked choke could be viewed as attempted murder by strangulation where as a heel hook with a $10,000 + ACL repair bill is just good natured brawling?

Laws are fucked up.
+18 # qkagjqsh 2011-07-25 16:34
I'm also glad not all of them were black people :sigh:
+16 # Sambro 2011-07-25 19:00
Rewatch 'em with your eyes closed.

They're all black.
+11 # Guest 2011-07-25 16:35
In number 1, as soon as that glass hit me in the head, that woman would be dead, the guy did the right thing not engaging in fisticuffs with a woman, but the minute anything that could draw blood gets involved in a violent situation, its time to put that chivalry gentlemen shit to one side and show a woman that if she wants to fight a man, she needs to be ready to be fought like a man. However having said that, the fact that she shouted BOOM!! every time she hit him, is gangster, and yes there are two exclamation marks after her booms.
+14 # Guest 2011-07-25 16:47
WOW and i thought Waffle House had an unseemly crowd.
+2 # powers 2011-07-25 17:12
can't see shit captain. L2STEADICAM. fuck.
+21 # Guest 2011-07-25 17:21
Black women are classy
+9 # Guest 2011-07-25 17:22
I just watched all of them, Number 3, that girlfriend needs to stay the fuck out of her man's business notice how, when she is getting her ass kick, he is nowhere to be seen,

Number 6. a) if the kid is only 16 then he shouldn't be arguing with grown men, and b) why is that white guy calling everyone a Ni**er?
+9 # Guest 2011-07-25 17:51
[youtube]http:/ / m/watch?v=IhnUg Aaea4M[/youtube ]
0 # MMAsRonJeremy 2011-07-26 15:58
+24 # Guest 2011-07-25 18:03
so many fucking scumbag people in the world. listen to all the idiots egging em on saying nigga every other word. ignorance is not even the word for it. there should be someone at the door who kills lowlifes like this at every fine establishment. trouble making fucking moron hoodrat wanna be gangsters? more candidates for the euthanasia programs so badly needed. im not racist...i hate everyone.
+7 # Guest 2011-07-25 18:44
Lol "I hate everyone".

I agree, its so damn shameful for these creeps to destroy an establishment and ruin everyones dinner. On top of it, the fights were started for the most mundane reasons. If eggin on a fight isn't bad enough- punching the person trying to separate the fight repeatedly is a sure sign of a scumbag. I suggest a Big John McCarthy at every unsanctioned Denny's Brawl
0 # Jerm 2011-07-25 18:24
I R Stoopid'r when watched thut
+9 # gardeninja 2011-07-25 18:33
MMA needs chairs and napkin holders.
+13 # Andre 2011-07-25 19:52
And hot sauce.
+5 # Guest 2011-07-25 19:52
Video #10 is York, Pennsylvania not New York. Great site keep up the good work.
+9 # Guest 2011-07-25 20:38
Definitely switching from iHop
+6 # Guest 2011-07-25 21:19
the titles are fucking hilarious :lol:
+6 # Sambro 2011-07-25 21:39
A couple of those people were way too passive. Just taking shot after shot to the head without fighting back.
+4 # puppychild 2011-07-25 21:40
we should try to name all the costumes seen in #1
+7 # Guest 2011-07-26 02:47
That was the best street mma ever! I couldn't stop laughing at #4 "Call the po-leece, nigga!!" and all the cameraman wants to do is get the hell out of there. Love Denny's fight fans.
+7 # Guest 2011-07-26 04:05
Planet of the Fkn Apes...!!
+5 # Guest 2011-07-26 07:45
Thank you lord for smartphones and cheap cameras!
+5 # BallPtPenTheif 2011-07-26 08:40
Now I'm just waiting for the Cheescake Factory series....

my fingers so fucking crossed right now
+3 # Guest 2011-07-26 09:55
I dont condone or agree with ever hitting a woman but if a fat grunty pig of a woman like the one in the # 10 video ran up and punched a dude in the face for no reason I would turn my head and let him take care of business.
+2 # Guest 2011-07-26 10:09
White belt level BJJ would have been advantageous in a lot of these fights. I'm willing to bet most of these upright citizens have heard Wu Tang say protect ya neck.
+1 # Guest 2011-07-26 10:33
Wow check out Xena Princess Warrior in #2... can't say you wouldn't hit that
-2 # 2011-07-26 10:48

Im very dissapointed you guys missed probably the most dangerous encounter in diner history. Please foward to abt 3:18.....
+2 # 2011-07-26 11:03

and this is what MLK would say....really
+3 # ispitzhotfire 2011-07-26 15:09
Everyone fights at Dennys because thats where you go when you're drunk as hell and tired.
+2 # Guest 2011-07-26 15:54
That reminds me: be first!
+2 # MMAsRonJeremy 2011-07-26 15:59
Gotta get to Denny's more often!
+1 # Guest 2011-07-26 22:39
Sweet Jeebus, I want some ihop now.
+1 # Guest 2011-07-28 14:20
Seriously why is it that everyone one starting shit in this fight is a BLACK WOMAN? Way to show that you've progressed,and that USA giving you the right to free speech and voting has paid off?
on a side note... My father use to own a denny's, I feel bad for the owners that have to pay for all that shit(or have to go to court)
+1 # Guest 2011-08-02 09:56
This why I exit an establishment whenever a black person enters. Joke :P
+1 # Guest 2011-08-03 20:39
the remix of the halloween fight is hilarious!!
+2 # Guest 2011-10-01 11:56
They tore that Mutha' Fucka' up........

And I thought Hurricane season was ova!
+1 # Guest 2012-02-19 22:13
video #4 is the best when the cameraman realizes he can dip out without paying his check.
0 # Go-gopoweranger 2013-08-21 10:29
video #8, that was the longest double leg attempt i've seen haha.
+1 # JustaGuyfromRegina 2013-08-24 04:14
I'm sure someone will read this and enjoy it. I was at a Denny's here in Canada a few months ago and it was about 2am. There was a table with 2 guys and 1 girl and another table of 2 girls. The first table's girl was pushing the hanging light fixture so it swung around. The second table's girl for no reason, went up to table 1 and told that girl she was a bitch and "who the fuck do you think you are" for pushing that hanging light.

Anyway the 2 stood up and fought each other over this, tits fell out, weaves were pulled, it was ridiculous. All because one chick didn't like the other chick because she was touching a light fixture.
0 # the truth 2013-08-25 13:43
[censored]s dont know how to act
0 # dzr3wb34r 2013-08-30 05:30
Dude in #3 threw an honest attempt at a superman punch.

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