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CES 44 Preview and Predictions

CES 44 Preview and Predictions

[CES Media Press Release] Lincoln, RI – This Friday CES 44 will be taking place on AXS TV Fights on May 12th from Twin River Casino. Featherweight World Champion Matt Bessette puts his title on the line against Rey Trujillo in the main event. The updated fight card is listed below. Tickets are on sale now at […]

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PREVIEW: NEF 28: Invincible

PREVIEW: NEF 28: Invincible

Photo courtesy of New England Fights The weigh-ins are in the bag and it’s time to prepare for NEF 28: Invincible. Tomorrow night, at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee, in Lewiston, Maine, futures will be determined, hearts will be shattered, legacies will be bolstered, and careers will be altered forever. In a card plagued by tragic […]

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Combat Zone 61: Resurrection “Event Preview and Predictions”

Combat Zone 61: Resurrection “Event Preview and Predictions”

  Manchester, NH —Combat Zone makes its second appearance in its new home at the Raddison in Manchester, NH. This Saturday night is a special Easter eve event! A rash of unfortunate events have caused a severe shift from the early released fight card from months ago to now. However, Combat Zone lucked out, and its for […]

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Event Review

LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 28: Invincible

LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 28: Invincible

NEF 28: Invincible begins at 7:00 pm EST. Stay tuned for round-by-round results throughout the event. AMATEUR BOUTS Middleweight (185 lbs.) Josh Jones (First Class MMA) (0-0-0) v. Sean Worcester (Independent) (0-2-0) Round 1: Worcester’s defenses are almost non existent, and Jones tees off on his opponent at will, bloodying him within the first ten […]

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Combat Zone 61 Results and Review

Combat Zone 61 Results and Review

  Rhode Island’s Douma grinds out impressive win to stop Marotte Manchester NH — A rough week from the matchmaking standpoint spilled over to fight night as not one but two “No-show’s” occurred in the 11th hour leaving two top ranked fighters in Josh Meehan (4-0) 125lbs and Shawn Melanson (3-1) 145lbs unable to showcase their […]

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Cage Titans 33 Review

Cage Titans 33 Review

Plymouth Memorial hall holds around 1,700 people if I remember correctly and this place was sold out tonight. I am going to be brutally honest for most of this review and some might not like it but that is why I am the one behind the keyboard right now and no I am not just […]

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Interview

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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Better Call Saul…Framingham’s Fighter is Rising

Better Call Saul…Framingham’s Fighter is Rising

When Saul Almeida (19-8, Sityodtong) stepped into the cage last Friday at CES 42 against Josh LaBerge (11-6), Almeida had hit a three fight losing streak.  His opponent, LaBerge, had  collected another head in his last bout, and  his  only loss in recent memory was a decision to the current CES featherweight champ by decision. […]

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News

CES 44 Live Results

CES 44 Live Results

Follow Joe Zarrella on Twitter @joezarrellama for live results from Twin River Casino. Bout 1 – Middleweight –  Adam Quitt (1-4) vs. Reginaldo Felix (0-3) R1 – Felix lands some cleans straights and drops Quitt within seconds. Result – Felix via TKO Bout 2 – Bantamweight –  “Scary” Kerri Kenneson (pro debut) vs. Jennifer Norris […]

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CES 44 Preview and Predictions

CES 44 Preview and Predictions

[CES Media Press Release] Lincoln, RI – This Friday CES 44 will be taking place on AXS TV Fights on May 12th from Twin River Casino. Featherweight World Champion Matt Bessette puts his title on the line against Rey Trujillo in the main event. The updated fight card is listed below. Tickets are on sale now at […]

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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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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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CES 44 Live Results

CES 44 Live Results

| May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Follow Joe Zarrella on Twitter @joezarrellama for live results from Twin River Casino. Bout 1 – Middleweight –  Adam Quitt (1-4) vs. Reginaldo Felix (0-3) R1 – Felix lands some cleans straights and drops Quitt within seconds. Result – Felix via TKO Bout 2 – Bantamweight –  “Scary” Kerri Kenneson (pro debut) vs. Jennifer Norris […]

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CES 44 Preview and Predictions

CES 44 Preview and Predictions

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

[CES Media Press Release] Lincoln, RI – This Friday CES 44 will be taking place on AXS TV Fights on May 12th from Twin River Casino. Featherweight World Champion Matt Bessette puts his title on the line against Rey Trujillo in the main event. The updated fight card is listed below. Tickets are on sale now at […]

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The Philosophy of Don Shainis

The Philosophy of Don Shainis

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

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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