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Nov / 26

New England Natives Charles Rosa and Sean Soriano Set to Meet at UFC Fight Night in Boston

Two of the top talents to recently come out of the region will square off inside the famed UFC octagon. Peabody’s Charles Rosa and the Rhode Island native Sean Soriano are scheduled to fight when the UFC makes its return to the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on January 18. Rosa (9-1) made his UFC […]

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Nov / 25

Bill Jones: Working-class Fighter

Bill Jones sat opposite myself on a futon inside Nostos MMA, picking the bottom of his Dunkins coffee cup, attired in work jeans, layers of hoodies and busted-up leather boots; nothing like you’d expect a fighter to look. Truth be told, he didn’t act like one either. He skips the weights and ellipticals at the gym for a […]


Nov / 23

Proctor vs Medeiros and Gonzaga vs Mitrione December 12 &13

Joe Proctor  vs  Yancy Medeiros   Joe Proctor is on a two fight win streek and a winner of 3 out of his four fights in the UFC since his time on The Ultimate Fighter. Proctor comes off a recent tko win over Justin Salas at UFC Fight Night 45 in his best performance yet. […]


Nov / 22

Titan FC free tix giveaway Right now!!

TITAN FC free ticket giveaway   LOWELL,MA – Titan FC comes to the Lowell Tsongus Center at UMASS Lowell December 19th. Today only, Brian Levick is out in the Boston and Lowell Ma area giving free tickets away to the event! To earn free tickets the Titan FC 32 on December 19th just Tweet @TitanFighting […]

Nov / 22

FireSide Chat #59: Mark Featherstone

In the 59th edition of the popular FireSide chat with Mike “The Hammer” Mulligan, Mike’s guest,` Personal trainer Mark Featherstone catches us up on his terrific career up to this point. He define the difference between his “Fighters” and his “Humans”. Mike also talks about` Gracie Fitness and the big upcoming fight that features Banana […]


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 […]


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. (159)

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]