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Oct / 19

Prime Gym Time: First Class MMA & Fitness

  Twelve hours after leaving my house on my odyssey through Northern and Central Maine MMA, my car came to rest at its final stop in Brunswick, Maine in a pitted and active parking lot. There was a flea market dominating the bottom floor of the massive mill structure, and scanning the windows and doors […]


Oct / 17

Prime Gym Time: MMA Athletix

The smell of burning quasi-meat patties being “broiled” to chemical death drifted through the vents of my car, reminding me I haven’t eaten since I started my voyage. The chain’s royal mascot insisted “Have it your way” as I rolled towards the blue-roofed building, and so I did, driving right past that smoldering pile of […]


Oct / 16

New England Refereeing, There is no in-between…

A referee owns his thankless job. One i’m certainly glad i dont have, however, im very good friends with many of our well established third men in the cage. Over the years, we have seen many men try their hand at reff’ing a few amateur bouts and some excelling to a few pro bouts, but […]


Oct / 14

Prime Gym Time: Young’s MMA

The brick building gave no clue to its interior; a standard build in New England with no signage to speak of. Driving along side, I tried to decipher if it was even the right address and was relieved to find a small sign in the door, directing me to a blue awning at the rear. […]


Oct / 12

Prime Gym Time: Parker’s MMA and Event Center

As my GPS directed me to drive an additional ninety minutes east of Bangor, I was wondering exactly what I’d gotten myself into. Being from outside the state, I’d have assumed ninety minutes east would land me squarely in the ocean; Bangor the end of the state as far as most were concerned.  Yet the […]

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Oct / 11

CES Results: O’Neil Wins welterweight championship

Results by Jeff Haddad:   Joe Cronin vs Terrell Clark   Winner: Terrell Clark Submission Rnd 1 Guillotine Choke   Kyle Bochniak (2-0) vs Ruso Khubejashvili (2-1)   Round 1: Both fighters are moving well while trying to feel each other out in the process. Bochniak presses hard forward throwing heavy leather. They end up […]

Ricardo Funch

Oct / 9

CES XXVI Funch vs O’Neil Welterweight Title

  Funch vs O’Neil to Headline CES XXVI LINCOLN, RI — CES presents another stunning fight-card full of New England’s top professional fighters. Headlining the event will be a pair of UFC veterans fighting for the vacant CES Welterweight title. Chuck “Cold Steel” O’Neil (13-6), a winner of two in a row is 4-1 in […]

Josh Deikmann

Oct / 8

New England’s next biggest prospect!

Who is New England’s next biggest prospect? a few months ago, MassMMA polled a question of who the New England Scene would most likely send off to the big show next. Who is the number one pound for pound fighter in the area was the actual polled question. MassMMA was overloaded with hits to the […]


Oct / 7

New England Amateur MMA Rankings 10-1-2014

New England Amateur MMA Rankings 10-1-14   Two New faces sit atop the New England rankings holding the top spot for the first time in their careers. At Flyweight, Kris Moutinho has continued to impress and takes over the top spot as long time champion Kenny Murphy has moved on to the pro circuit. Moutinho […]


Oct / 6

Rick Hawn vs Dave Jansen October 24th

    Dave Jansen 19-2                    vs             Rick Hawn 18-3     Dracut, MA- Earlier this week Bellator has released that New England’s own Rick Hawn who represents Pedro’s Judo,Renzo Gracie NH, Sityodtong and Tristar Gym will fight Team Quest wrestler […]

NEF Boxing

Oct / 5

NEF debuts in the Boxing World! 5 local MMA fighters featured

New England Fights (NEF) has released their fight card for their first venture into the sport of boxing. The New England kingpin has long been a top MMA promotion. Based out of Lewiston, Maine NEF calls the historic Andoscoggin Bank Collisee their home for now both Mixed Martial Arts and Boxing. NEF has introduced a […]

Oct / 4

Rosa posts FOTN performance in UFC debut!

Rosa posts FOTN performance in UFC debut!   Stockholm, Sweden- The UFC called Charles Rosa with just under a weeks notice to fly to Sweden and fight a top ten level fighter in the world. Rosa jumped at the opportunity. Rosa didnt just show up to fight, he came with a purpose. He knew this […]

Shedrick Goodridge High Kick

Oct / 3

Shedrick Goodridge: “Live like you’re Dying”

Shedrick Goodridge: “Live like you’re dying” Rahway,New Jersey- The words “Live like you’re dying” adorn the chest of Shedrick Goodridge, Nicknamed “Chocolate Thunder” the words tattoo’d to his chest represent the fast, Fearless approach to his MMA fighting style. Living everyday as if it’s your last truely ensures each day will be well spent in […]

Nick Alley

Oct / 3

Nick Alley: “I just want to be challenged”

  Nick Alley: “I just want to be challenged!”   MassMMA: Nick we hear that you’ve been training for some time now, can you tell us a little about when you started training with Ed Carr and how you got started?   Nick Alley: I started first training while i was in highschool. I played […]