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Sep / 16

Combat Zone 50: Our MMA Heritage

The seeds of success are planted in the moldering soil of failure, like wildflowers in a graveyard of ideas. It’s what keeps the meek from partaking in projects where utter ruin lies constantly on the horizon, looming ever larger than that glimmer of hope. Yet despite the risk, auspicious souls still seek to put themselves […]

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Sep / 14

PremierFC 17 Full Event Preview

This Saturday night, PremierFC heads to the Palladium in Worcester, MA. The promotion has a stacked card, with a good amount of pro bouts to their lineup. The main event features #8 ranked Middleweight Shedrick Goodridge facing former ranked fighter in Dirlei Broenstrup in a 195 lb. catch weight. Goodridge (6-7-0) has won 3 of […]

sha & des

Sep / 13

TitanFC Signs Sha Shamhalaev & Dez Green

Local stars Shahbulat Shamhalaev & Desmond Green have both found a new home in TitanFC.  TitanFC picked up these two fighters as both were released along with 11 others from Bellator last month.  Both fighters releases came as a bit of a surprise, due to their success in Bellator, but are coming off losses. Shahmalaev […]

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Sep / 12

ECFC 2 Full Review

After a couple of obstacles in my way, I finally made it to my seat here at the Lowell Auditorium Memorial for East Cost Fighting Championship 2. The card only features 6 bouts, three will be for vacant titles and all 6 fights are destined to be crowd pleasers. The crowd is a bit slow […]

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Sep / 10

ECFC 2 Preview

    ECFC 2 Fight Preview: Joey Gomez vs Jeremy Pender Bantamweight Tournament Final The brightest star that’s come out of New Hampshire in some time, Joey Gomez will look to grab major attention in the ECFC 2 main event. A marvel of speed and technical ability, Gomez works well in any position, but truly […]

bekzod

Sep / 9

Bekzod Abdurakhmonov wins Bronze Medal at 2014 Wrestling World Championships

Yesterday hometown hero Bekzod Abdurakhmonov won a Bronze medal for his country in the 2014 Wrestling World Championships, formerly the FILA championships.  He won it in the 70 kg weight class, which translates to a little over 154 lbs.  Bekzod is currently an undefeated prospect at Lightweight in MMA.  He has spent some time at Broadway […]

nef

Sep / 7

NEF XIV Review

It was a packed house at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee, with a whooping twenty-five fights to draw in fans from all over New England. Three titles would be contested for and fifty fighters would seek their own glory in the cage, with the awesome fans cheering every step of the way. If you couldn’t make […]

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Sep / 6

Roxanne Modafferi Victorious at Invicta!

It was the trilogy between two WMMA pioneers as Roxanne Modafferi locked up with Tara LaRosa for the third time.  Well locked up isn’t quite the word I’d use, as these two great grapplers kept it standing the entire three rounds.  The only time the bout was on the canvas, was early in the third […]

Lion Fight 19

Sep / 6

Lion Fight Returns to Foxwoods

Last night Scott Kent confirmed that Lion Fight 19 will return to Foxwoods on November 21.  The event is headlined by two title events, and will feature the return of top ranked Bantamweight & Lion Fight’s star killer Pedro Gonzalez.  Gonzalez’s Redline teammate Matt Doherty will make his Muay Thai debut on the main card […]

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Sep / 3

ECFC Press Release: Gomez vs Kelleher at ECFC 2

It’s been a rough road for ECFC as we attempt to prepare our sophomore show for September 12th, and we’ve had to deal with yet another change to our main event card. With the original Bantamweight tournament final of Joey Gomez vs Pedro Gonzalez sidelined by an injury to Gonzalez, we brought in local ringer […]

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Sep / 1

UFC Fight Week Activities for Jacare vs. Mousasi!

Starting this Wednesday, the UFC has plenty of Fight Week activities for fans attending Friday’s Fight Night at Foxwoods. First on Wednesday afternoon fans can head to the Celebrity B Ballroom at Foxwoods for open workouts. The doors open at 12pm. The first workout will be headliner Gegard Mousasi at 12:30pm, then Alistair Overeem at […]

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Sep / 1

Roxanne Modafferi & Peggy Morgan Debut For InvictaFC This Weekend

This Saturday night live on UFC Fight Pass, InvictaFC returns emanating from the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, MO. Headlining the card will be Atomweight Champion Michelle Waterson defending against Yasuko Tamada. In other title action, Stephanie Eggink faces Katja Kankaanpaa for the vacant Strawweight belt.   The event will feature the Invicta debuts of […]

bellator 123

Sep / 1

Bellator MMA 123 Full Event Preview

This weekend the two biggest MMA promotions in the US will be within 10 miles apart in Connecticut. The UFC will be at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, while Bellator returns to the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville. Bellator kicks off it’s latest, and last “season” of fights and the first under Scott Coker. After this season, they […]

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Aug / 31

NEF XIV Preview

It’s a colossal card in Lewiston Maine, and I’ve got your fight primer right here for the twenty-seven bouts, including three title fights. Some of the greatest fighters in the North East will be represented in highly contentious bouts, so dig into what you can expect to go down on September 6th. NEF XIV Fighter Profile: Tara Mitchell […]