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Combat Zone releases full fight card for Easter eve event

Combat Zone releases full fight card for Easter eve event

  Manchester, NH — Combat Zone’s first card of the year has been released. Full of interesting fights and several top ranked fighters from the region that will all hold a significant value within the New England rankings. Headlining will be New England’s top ranked featherweight and most active fighter of 2016, Brendan Marotte (5-1) of […]

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Dearly Destructive Dexter Shows Up

Dearly Destructive Dexter Shows Up

Ricky Dexter wants to punch someone. The problem is, he sometimes has a hard time finding people who will show up. While his fighting career started in 2013, Dexter “competed” long before that. “I fought a few bar fights. I was in the navy, so I’d get in some scraps. Stupid masculine sh*t. I was […]

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World Series of Fi… (Bill Jones is Back in the Cage)

World Series of Fi… (Bill Jones is Back in the Cage)

Two things are shook up everyone’s life in New England this week: A snowstorm and Mark Hoxie’s return to writing for Mass-MMA. It’s not really a return; rather, the end to a hiatus and the realization that my WordPress password is still good. I spent a few years judging amateur MMA here in New York […]

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Event Review

Bill Jones Loses the Decision against Marcellino at WSOF 35

Bill Jones Loses the Decision against Marcellino at WSOF 35

Bill Jones suffered a decision loss to Tommy Marcellino tonight at WSOF 35 in Verona, NY. As self prophesied, Bill won over the local crowd showing the heart it takes to go all three rounds on three weeks notice. The crowd was substantially filled in for the undercard so we didn’t experience the typical lack […]

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Paper Gangstas Need NOT Apply.

Paper Gangstas Need NOT Apply.

Tom and Joe from 617 productions put together their 2nd tough man competition here at the Shaw’s center in my hometown of  Brockton. They chose to name this competition The St. Patrick’s Day Massacre. Fitting since the holiday was only  yesterday. This is an all amateur card and it is all boxing so the fights will […]

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Almost Perfect: After Young’s Dominates, Lacey Looks Forward

Almost Perfect: After Young’s Dominates, Lacey Looks Forward

After NEF 27: Resurgence was in the books, everyone with a fight on that card who trained at Young’s MMA had walked out with a victory. Everyone except Aaron Lacey. Fight after fight, dominant performance after dominant performance, four stoppages (Fred Lear, Victor Irwin, Josh Harvey, Ryan Sanders) and two wins by unanimous decision (Angela […]

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Interview

Dearly Destructive Dexter Shows Up

Dearly Destructive Dexter Shows Up

Ricky Dexter wants to punch someone. The problem is, he sometimes has a hard time finding people who will show up. While his fighting career started in 2013, Dexter “competed” long before that. “I fought a few bar fights. I was in the navy, so I’d get in some scraps. Stupid masculine sh*t. I was […]

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World Series of Fi… (Bill Jones is Back in the Cage)

World Series of Fi… (Bill Jones is Back in the Cage)

Two things are shook up everyone’s life in New England this week: A snowstorm and Mark Hoxie’s return to writing for Mass-MMA. It’s not really a return; rather, the end to a hiatus and the realization that my WordPress password is still good. I spent a few years judging amateur MMA here in New York […]

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Shadowboxer: Once Again, Jon Lemke is the Underdog

Shadowboxer: Once Again, Jon Lemke is the Underdog

Let us make it clear that Jon Lemke lives in the shadows, with ghosts, and demons. Some of Lemke’s demons are from his past… of his own making… and through his tenure as a United States Marine (where he ended up on the Marine Corps boxing team), and his career in mixed martial arts, he […]

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News

Bill Jones Loses the Decision against Marcellino at WSOF 35

Bill Jones Loses the Decision against Marcellino at WSOF 35

Bill Jones suffered a decision loss to Tommy Marcellino tonight at WSOF 35 in Verona, NY. As self prophesied, Bill won over the local crowd showing the heart it takes to go all three rounds on three weeks notice. The crowd was substantially filled in for the undercard so we didn’t experience the typical lack […]

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Paper Gangstas Need NOT Apply.

Paper Gangstas Need NOT Apply.

Tom and Joe from 617 productions put together their 2nd tough man competition here at the Shaw’s center in my hometown of  Brockton. They chose to name this competition The St. Patrick’s Day Massacre. Fitting since the holiday was only  yesterday. This is an all amateur card and it is all boxing so the fights will […]

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World Series of Fi… (Bill Jones is Back in the Cage)

World Series of Fi… (Bill Jones is Back in the Cage)

Two things are shook up everyone’s life in New England this week: A snowstorm and Mark Hoxie’s return to writing for Mass-MMA. It’s not really a return; rather, the end to a hiatus and the realization that my WordPress password is still good. I spent a few years judging amateur MMA here in New York […]

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Pro Rankings

2017 New England MMA Pro Rankings

2017 New England MMA Pro Rankings

2017 New England MMA Professional Rankings New England Pro MMA Rankings 1st Quarter 2017 125lb Pro Flyweight   Tateki Matsuda 13-7 (Sityodtong) Carlos Candelario 5-0 (Underdog BJJ) John Lopez 8-3 (Underdog BJJ) Darren Mima 9-4 (Blackhole BJJ) Remo Cardarelli 6-5 (Rivera Athletics) Josh Ricci 3-0 (Team Andrello/ Impact M.A.) David Baxter 4-1 (USMMA) Johnny Campbell 12-9 […]

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2016 New England MMA Professional Rankings (August)

2016 New England MMA Professional Rankings (August)

2016 New England MMA Professional Rankings August   New England Pro MMA Rankings  August 2016 Comments comments

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2016 NEW ENGLAND MMA PRO RANKINGS

2016 NEW ENGLAND MMA PRO RANKINGS

2016 NEW ENGLAND MMA PRO RANKINGS (May)   125lb Pro Tateki Matsuda 12-7 (Sityodtong) Darren Mima 8-4 (Blackhole BJJ) Johnny Campbell 11-8 (SSSF) Remo Cardarelli 5-3 (Rivera Athletics Billy Giovanella 9-4 (Connors) Carlos Candelario 3-0 (Underdog BJJ) Andy Aiello 3-1 (Lauzon MMA) Honorable Mention Chad Kelley 3-2 (FAA) 135lb Pro Brian Kelleher (16-7-0) Maxum BJJ […]

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Amateur Rankings

2017 New England MMA Amateur Rankings

2017 New England MMA Amateur Rankings

2017 New England MMA Amateur Rankings 1st Quarter Rankings   125lb: Flyweight   Jose Lugo 4-1 (Rivera Athletics) Nate Russell 4-1 (FAA) Josh Meehan 4-0 (Juniko) Miguel Trinidad 3-1 (Triforce) Justin Valentine (3-1, Underdog) Ryan Kane 4-3 (Juniko) Dustin Veinot 5-4 (CMBJJ) Ryan Burgess 2-2 (Berzerkers) Sheridan Decristoforo 2-1 (TriForce) William Graustuck 2-1   135 […]

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2016 New England Amateur Rankings (August)

2016 New England Amateur Rankings (August)

AUGUST 2016  |  AMATEUR RANKINGS  |  NEW ENGLAND  This quarter, The rankings had quite a shake-up. Many new faces dawn the top ten in each weight class as well as a few new Champions have been crowned in light of some pretty impressive performances as well as some top ranked amateurs moving on to what […]

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2016 NEW ENGLAND MMA AMATEUR RANKINGS (MAY)

2016 NEW ENGLAND MMA AMATEUR RANKINGS (MAY)

2016 NEW ENGLAND MMA AMATEUR RANKINGS   A ton of movement this quarter as the new amateur rankings come out! The recent graduation of many top amateurs into the professional division lends to the fortunate high rankings to some left over. However, lest you think thats the only reason. The first criteria to be ranked […]

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MassMMA seeking Writers and contributors

MassMMA seeking Writers and contributors

| June 2, 2016 | 1 Comment

MASSMMA- The state of Mixed Martial Arts in New England has proven very well this year. Each month we are fortunate to experience either a local or National MMA event within the community.On any given month there may be 2 or three events held on the same month in New England, yet states away from […]

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Combat Zone releases full fight card for Easter eve event

Combat Zone releases full fight card for Easter eve event

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Manchester, NH — Combat Zone’s first card of the year has been released. Full of interesting fights and several top ranked fighters from the region that will all hold a significant value within the New England rankings. Headlining will be New England’s top ranked featherweight and most active fighter of 2016, Brendan Marotte (5-1) of […]

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Dearly Destructive Dexter Shows Up

Dearly Destructive Dexter Shows Up

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ricky Dexter wants to punch someone. The problem is, he sometimes has a hard time finding people who will show up. While his fighting career started in 2013, Dexter “competed” long before that. “I fought a few bar fights. I was in the navy, so I’d get in some scraps. Stupid masculine sh*t. I was […]

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Bill Jones Loses the Decision against Marcellino at WSOF 35

Bill Jones Loses the Decision against Marcellino at WSOF 35

| March 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bill Jones suffered a decision loss to Tommy Marcellino tonight at WSOF 35 in Verona, NY. As self prophesied, Bill won over the local crowd showing the heart it takes to go all three rounds on three weeks notice. The crowd was substantially filled in for the undercard so we didn’t experience the typical lack […]

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