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lionfight19

Nov / 21

Lion Fight 19 Live Event Review

We are live here for Lion Fight at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT.  The first fight is scheduled for 7pm, and the main card airs live on AXS TV at 9pm.  Keep refreshing this page for fight updates and live review.  If you are not aware, Fabio Pinca has withdrawn from the main event, […]

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Nov / 21

Combat Zone 51 Live Review

Combat Zone 51 Live Review Live from Salem, NH for Combat Zone 51, I’ll be running around for the first fight so i can corner Sean Seaberg in the first bout, after that we will be right on target for the rest of the night! UnderCard 190 AM Kristian Lombari  0-5 (Team Fury) vs. Sean […]

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Nov / 20

Lion Fight 19 Main Card Preview

Courtesy of Lion Fight Matt Doherty vs. Julio Pena The main card kick-off features a clash of two hungry fighters making their pro Muay Thai debuts, former Golden Glove winning boxer Matt Doherty and Deputy Sheriff Julio Pena. Dubbed “The Battle For Boston” because the city molded both men, the 36-year-old Pena faces an ultra-aggressive […]

Nov / 20

Matt Bessette-The Fight of His Life

NBC Connecticut recently ran this spot on the nightly news about Matt “The Mangler” Bessette.  Bessette returns to action on January 3 for Reality Fighting against Kevin Roddy. (67)

keegan hornstra

Nov / 20

Keegan Hornstra: Rising From The Ashes

“Well, this one’s starting to leak.” The fighter remarked, water dribbling freely down the side of the Wavemaster free-standing heavy bag. Given the impact of his round kicks; thunder ricocheting around the mill building’s vaulted ceiling, I was surprised it had lasted more than a minute. Plastic was no match for a weathered shin, and […]

combatzone

Nov / 20

Combat Zone 51: Event Preview

Combat Zone will invade The Rock once again for another helping of granite state MMA, featuring some of the best and brightest from the elite New England gyms. Our main event features promotional staple Taylor Trahan as he seeks to keep his win streak alive, taking on dangerous striker Chris Foster, as well as several […]

combatzone

Nov / 18

Combat Zone 51; San Antonio looks to ruin Ricky Sylvesters Homecoming

COMBAT ZONE MMA 51 IS HOMECOMING FOR SYLVESTER AND SAN ANTONIO SALEM, NH- Professional MMA fighter Ricky Sylvester trains and has a construction business in Florida, but he’s coming back to the Merrimack Valley to build another type of foundation. “I was bounced around a lot as a kid. When I was little, I was […]

Karyn Wesch Bad rap

Nov / 18

Bad rap! ; Karyn Wesch Edition

Bad Rap! MassMMA’s new column that tells you the truth! BOSTON, MA – Promoting here in New England is a tough job. The few that do it well have done it for years and the others….well, Its like expecting Suckerpunch Athletics to deliver your shirts on time, or believing Dave Spero is anything more than […]

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Nov / 16

Jon Lemke: Fury

There are definitive moments in our lives that shape our path forever, directing us down new and terrifying roads out of necessity to preserve life and limb. While this dramatic change of direction often occurs in our formative years, for decorated professional fighter Jon Lemke, that moment came at a painfully tender age. “My family […]

nef

Nov / 16

NEF XV Event Review

  Sheldon Bang vs Henry Clark 145lb Amateur Bang came out pumping a jab and Clark followed suit, using combination striking and sneaking a sharp straight right in. Clark found the mark early with his money punch, flooring Bang and surging into the guard of his wounded foe to finish what he’d started. Bang regained […]

lion fight & bellator

Nov / 15

Bellator & Lion Fight Return to CT in February

This coming Friday night the Muay Thai promotion Lion Fights returns to Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT, but they have already announced a return on a date to be determined in February.  Scott Kent broke the news on AXS TV’s Inside MMA.  Also returning to Connecticut, is Bellator MMA, which will emanate from the Mohegan Sun […]

Peggy-Morgan

Nov / 11

Peggy Morgan to face Andria Wawro & Full InvictaFC 10 Card

Today InvictaFC announced the full bout lineup for their upcoming event in Houston, TX.  Peggy Morgan’s opponent has been announced as a familiar fighter in Andria Wawro.  Wawro (3-1-0) will be making her promotional debut for InvictaFC, but local fans saw her impressively submit Jessy Miele back in June for Reality Fighting in just 19 […]

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Nov / 10

Tateki Matsuda drops to Flyweight, faces Joby Sanchez in Boston

  Massachusetts fighter Tateki Matsuda gets a second shot in the UFC on January 18, when the promotion returns to the TD Garden next year.  Matsuda will drop down to Flyweight for the first time in his career and will be matched up against Joby Sanchez, also in his UFC sophomore appearance.     Matsuda […]

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Nov / 9

Carl Langston: Homecoming

The saying goes “It takes a village to raise a child”, and speaks to the positive influence of not just parents and family, but those in our communities who shape us through demonstration of character. Learning from the examples of people and families around our own, we see hard work and determination rewarded as we […]