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Dana White’s Contender Series Airs Tonight

Dana White’s Contender Series Airs Tonight

Las Vegas — “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series set to air live on UFC Fight Pass today at 8 PM EST. The series opener features local New England fighters and CES MMA veterans Matt “The Mangler” Bessette (22-7) and Greg “Ribz” Rebello (22-7). “The Contender” series has been pitched as a farm league leading […]

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Combat Zone 62 Preview and Predictions

Combat Zone 62 Preview and Predictions

Manchester NH — I’m re-naming this card to “Future”. Posthumously named Legendary, I feel the latter applies better now that we’ve had changes to the card over the past week. Intriuguingly enough, The card has gotten better in the  waning moments of the weeks end. A tragic injury to headliner Drew Fickett has caused the stir-up […]

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Powell and Martin Ready for UFC Fight Night 112

Powell and Martin Ready for UFC Fight Night 112

Oklahoma City — Former local circuit MMA star Devin Powell  (8-2, Nostos NH) and  Sityodtong adopted UFC veteran Tony Martin (11-3) are slated to fight at UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee scheduled for June 25th at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City. Maine native Devin Powell returns to the Octagon a second time following a loss […]

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Event Review

WHAT WE LEARNED FROM COMBAT ZONE 62

WHAT WE LEARNED FROM COMBAT ZONE 62

WHAT WE LEARNED FROM COMBAT ZONE 62 MANCHESTER, NH — An event that will go down in the Combat Zone history books as the best event ever put together. Over 60 events, three promoters, and many UFC veterans, none had pulled off the excitement, crowd interaction, and terrific fights we saw at CZ62. Knock-outs, Submissions, and […]

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Combat Zone 62 *Live Review*

Combat Zone 62 *Live Review*

Combat Zone 62 Live Review *Refresh this page periodically for live results Manchester, NH —The hard work is over, weeks of training, dieting, cardio…It’s all for what could be seconds or minutes in the cage tonight.                 One half of the main event [Ray Shawdee] has set the tone […]

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Cage Titans 34 review

Cage Titans 34 review

I walked in just about when the doors were opening and the place was already jumping for this 16 fight card with several undefeated fighters. They had quite the setup for the fighters to walk out from, it looked really professional. They had the fights shown on a projection screen it just would’ve helped if […]

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Interview

Drew Fickett returns to Combat Zone

Drew Fickett returns to Combat Zone

  Manchester, NH — June 30th marks the 62nd event held under the Combat Zone brand and their 3rd at their new home of the Raddison in Manchester, New Hampshire. The story of the event is undoubtedly the return of UFC, and Pride Veteran Drew Fickett. The journeyman of over 70 professional fights worldwide makes […]

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The Philosophy of Don Shainis

The Philosophy of Don Shainis

EASTON — Shameless.  The dictionary defines as “insensible to disgrace; immodest, audacious, brash or improper”.   Months away from graduating from Bridgewater State University, Don Shainis had an epiphany mid-way through his senior year that would lead to him to shun the foreboding life of a prototypical graduate that loomed large just months away. On the precipice […]

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Hampstead’s Marotte Makes Titles Defense & Headlines Combat Zone 61 Saturday Night

Hampstead’s Marotte Makes Titles Defense & Headlines Combat Zone 61 Saturday Night

[Combat Zone Press Release] courtesy: Lynne Snierson SALEM, NH (April 13, 2017)— The last time he stepped into the cage, he was the hunter. Now Brendon Marotte is the hunted. “That does make things different,” said Marotte (5-1), who as the huge underdog scored a unanimous decision victory over Danny Abad to win the MMA […]

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News

Calvin Kattar will get Touchy Fili in the UFC

Calvin Kattar will get Touchy Fili in the UFC

Calvin Kattar will get Touchy Fili in the UFC [Photo Courtesy- Will Paul CESMMA] Las Vegas , NV— Maybe the heading is a bit risqué? Who cares… Bottom line, another New England beast makes his debut in the UFC soon. Hitting the news late last night, Methuen, Ma native and Sityodtong fighter Calvin Kattar got […]

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Dana White’s Contender Series Airs Tonight

Dana White’s Contender Series Airs Tonight

Las Vegas — “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series set to air live on UFC Fight Pass today at 8 PM EST. The series opener features local New England fighters and CES MMA veterans Matt “The Mangler” Bessette (22-7) and Greg “Ribz” Rebello (22-7). “The Contender” series has been pitched as a farm league leading […]

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CES Vets Bessette and Rebello Lead New UFC Series

CES Vets Bessette and Rebello Lead New UFC Series

Las Vegas — The UFC announced a new mini-series “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series set to air live on UFC Fight Pass on July 11.  The series opener will feature local New England fighters Matt “The Mangler” Bessette (22-7) and Greg “Ribz” Rebello (22-7).  The Connecticut and Rhode Island natives will join three other professional bouts […]

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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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Calvin Kattar will get Touchy Fili in the UFC

Calvin Kattar will get Touchy Fili in the UFC

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Calvin Kattar will get Touchy Fili in the UFC [Photo Courtesy- Will Paul CESMMA] Las Vegas , NV— Maybe the heading is a bit risqué? Who cares… Bottom line, another New England beast makes his debut in the UFC soon. Hitting the news late last night, Methuen, Ma native and Sityodtong fighter Calvin Kattar got […]

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Dana White’s Contender Series Airs Tonight

Dana White’s Contender Series Airs Tonight

| July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Las Vegas — “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series set to air live on UFC Fight Pass today at 8 PM EST. The series opener features local New England fighters and CES MMA veterans Matt “The Mangler” Bessette (22-7) and Greg “Ribz” Rebello (22-7). “The Contender” series has been pitched as a farm league leading […]

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WHAT WE LEARNED FROM COMBAT ZONE 62

WHAT WE LEARNED FROM COMBAT ZONE 62

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

WHAT WE LEARNED FROM COMBAT ZONE 62 MANCHESTER, NH — An event that will go down in the Combat Zone history books as the best event ever put together. Over 60 events, three promoters, and many UFC veterans, none had pulled off the excitement, crowd interaction, and terrific fights we saw at CZ62. Knock-outs, Submissions, and […]

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