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Combat Zone releases full fight card for Easter eve event

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Combat Zone releases full fight card for Easter eve event

  Manchester, NH — Combat Zone’s first card of the year has been released. Full of interesting fights and several top ranked fighters from the region that will all hold a significant value within the New England rankings. Headlining will be New England’s top ranked featherweight and most active fighter of 2016, Brendan Marotte (5-1) of […]

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CES ANNOUNCES FULL FIGHT CARD FOR MARCH 31ST

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
CES ANNOUNCES FULL FIGHT CARD FOR MARCH 31ST

*PRESS RELEASE COURTESY OF CESMMA (MICHAEL PARENTE) Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 Photo courtesy of Will Paul REIGNING CES MMA Welterweight World Champion Chris Curtis celebrated his win over Gil de Freitas to capture the then-vacant title at “CES MMA 32” in January of 2016. Curtis returns to the CES MMA cage on Friday, March 31st, 2017 for […]

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New England’s Most Avoided Team (Poll)

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
New England’s Most Avoided Team (Poll)

Many teams in New England carry a reputation. Those being hi-lighted today are those that other fighters may avoid all together when matchmakers begin putting a fight card together. Avoiding certain fighters is normal for some competitors but avoiding entire teams in general has become for a lack of a better word, popular? Some well […]

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THE RETURN OF GSP

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
THE RETURN OF GSP

George St-Pierre Will Re-Enter the Octagon Against Michael Bisping   Las Vegas, NV — The dust has barely settled from UFC 209 and MMA fans are already looking forward to the next big fight. After a three-year absence, one of the biggest names in mixed martial arts will be making his long-awaited comeback. George St-Pierre will […]

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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 | 5 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

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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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