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Adversity is a trait Santiago knows all to well

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Adversity is a trait Santiago knows all to well

      Adversity is a trait Santiago knows all to well   Albuquerque, NM — There was never any one key moment in Wilfredo Santiago’s life that made him want a change, rather a life long struggle of pain induced by crime, drugs, and gangs. Spending nearly all of his teens and young adult […]

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Combat Zone Announces Main Event for April 15th

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Combat Zone Announces Main Event for April 15th

Marotte to defend 145lb New England Featherweight Title Manchester, NH — Late in the week Combat Zone announced its Main Event for its Easter Eve Show (April 15th) that kicks off the new year for New England’s longest running promotion. Returning to defend his featherweight title in the Main event is Hampstead, New Hampshire’s Brendan Marotte […]

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A FIGHTER IN NEED

| February 17, 2017 | 3 Comments
A FIGHTER IN NEED

Unbenounced to most of the New England Mixed Martial Arts family, One of our own has struggled immensely for the past year and a half. This news hits home as this individual is a good friend to me and familiar to most all of you in the community. Current MassMMA writer and former top ranked […]

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2017 New England MMA Pro Rankings

| February 13, 2017 | 4 Comments
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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2017 New England MMA Amateur Rankings

| February 13, 2017 | 1 Comment
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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NEF 27: Pick-em

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
NEF 27: Pick-em

NEF 27 Pick-em vote for your winners, Share and post to social media!

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NEF 27 PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
NEF 27 PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS

NEF 27 PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS Lewiston, ME. — February 11th is an important day in history for fans of combat sports in Maine. 52 years ago to the day, Muhammed Ali put Sonny Liston on the floor in a remarkable fight that sky rocketed Ali’s legendary status, cementing the hero as the greatest that ever lived. […]

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New England Fights (NEF)

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
New England Fights (NEF)

NEW ENGLAND FIGHTS CONTINUING HISTORY Lewiston, ME — One of the juggernauts of northeastern MMA,  New England Fights , calls Maine its home. The state may be Vacationland to some, but to NEF’s ravenous fan base, it is a mixed martial arts hotbed, pitting its best fighters against one another inside a cage. The venue? None […]

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Attention Fighters

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Attention Fighters

Boston, Ma. — The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission and the Department of Public safety have passed a new requirement that will significantly effect the MMA community. Effective immediately, All competitors requiring a license to compete in Mixed Martial arts in the state of Massachusetts both amateur and professional status, must provide a CAT Scan in addition […]

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WHAT WE LEARNED FROM CES 41

| January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
WHAT WE LEARNED FROM CES 41

Lincoln, RI — CES blasted through the new year with an incredibly stacked card! Making history in the moment, CES, In conjunction with the RI division of commercial licensing and racing athletics, introduced the first ever cruiserweight bout. UFC veteran and TUF alum Pat Walsh was successful in the inaugural cruiserweight bout against New Hampshire […]

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Biggest MMA Bets Won

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Biggest MMA Bets Won

Biggest MMA Bets Won MMA is one of the biggest up and coming sports in sports betting with millions of dollars being exchanged across the markets on every event. Here is a look at the biggest bets that have been won in the history of MMA betting. Dave Oancea wins $240k on Holly Holm defeating […]

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Combat Zone Live Review

| November 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Combat Zone Live Review

Manchester, NH – Combat Zone revisits its roots tonight as they return to the Radison Inn in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire on the very popular Elm Street Strip, Commonly known as “Manch Vegas”.  Combat Zone finishes off the year with a stacked card and a very cool main and co-main event. Per usual, Combat Zone […]

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Devin Powell to make UFC debut

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Devin Powell to make UFC debut

  Somersworth, NH — In the center of town nestled between a few small local business’ and the towns only bank, sits Nostos MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Owner and head instructor Devin Powell got his hands dirty to expand what was the old “Shop” created by Bill Jones. Now a flourishing academy offering BJJ, yoga, […]

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CES 38 Results and Event Review

| September 23, 2016 | 1 Comment
CES 38 Results and Event Review

  Lincoln, RI — Foxwoods Resort and Casino hosts the 38th edition of CES MMA with the Main Card featured on AXS TV. Calling the Fights tonight for AXS TV are “The Voice” Michael Schiavello and UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich. The Venue is packed full of Calvin Kattar Fan’s for what could be his last […]

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NEF 25 results: Velado captures gold; Hall retains

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
NEF 25 results: Velado captures gold; Hall retains

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lewiston, Maine (September 10, 2016) – New England Fights (NEF) held its most-recent event, “NEF 25: HEROES & VILLAINS” Saturday night at the Androscoggin Bank Colisée in Lewiston, Maine. The event featured both mixed-martial-arts and professional boxing bouts. On the boxing portion of the card, John Webster(9-7-1) defeated Zenon Herrera(0-3) via unanimous […]

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