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Combat Zone 61: Resurrection “Event Preview and Predictions”

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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CES MMA Returns to Massachusetts’ North Shore – Predictions

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
CES MMA Returns to Massachusetts’ North Shore – Predictions

“CES MMA 43,” scheduled for Saturday, April 15th, 2017 at 7 p.m. ET at the historic North Shore Music Theatre, is CES MMA’s second show in a 15-day stretch, hectic pace that featured Chris Curtis retaining his CES MMA World Welterweight Title in March and could conclude Saturday with several regional standouts stating their case […]

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WHAT TO EXPECT AT CES 42 FRIDAY NIGHT!

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
WHAT TO EXPECT AT CES 42 FRIDAY NIGHT!

From the fighters themselves, what to expect Friday night for CES 42   Lincoln, RI — Thank Christ for AXS TV! In liew of a planned vacation, I wont be able to attend CES MMA’s most stacked card of the year. (Joe Zarella will cover for MassMMA, tune in here for updates) It is with great […]

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CES 42 Preview and Predictions

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
CES 42 Preview and Predictions

Lincoln, RI – CES MMA 42 will take place Friday, March 31 at Twin River Casino, RI. The main card will air live on AXS TV beginning at 7 pm EST. Main Card CES Welterweight Championship – Chris Curtis © (14-5, 5 KOs) vs. Wilfredo Santiago (7-3, 6 KOs) Someone is probably getting knocked out this […]

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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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Dearly Destructive Dexter Shows Up

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dearly Destructive Dexter Shows Up

Ricky Dexter wants to punch someone. The problem is, he sometimes has a hard time finding people who will show up. While his fighting career started in 2013, Dexter “competed” long before that. “I fought a few bar fights. I was in the navy, so I’d get in some scraps. Stupid masculine sh*t. I was […]

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World Series of Fi… (Bill Jones is Back in the Cage)

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
World Series of Fi… (Bill Jones is Back in the Cage)

Two things are shook up everyone’s life in New England this week: A snowstorm and Mark Hoxie’s return to writing for Mass-MMA. It’s not really a return; rather, the end to a hiatus and the realization that my WordPress password is still good. I spent a few years judging amateur MMA here in New York […]

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Shadowboxer: Once Again, Jon Lemke is the Underdog

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Shadowboxer: Once Again, Jon Lemke is the Underdog

Let us make it clear that Jon Lemke lives in the shadows, with ghosts, and demons. Some of Lemke’s demons are from his past… of his own making… and through his tenure as a United States Marine (where he ended up on the Marine Corps boxing team), and his career in mixed martial arts, he […]

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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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Man in Motion: “The” Ryan Sanders Climbs Higher

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Man in Motion: “The” Ryan Sanders Climbs Higher

At NEF 27: Resurgence, the final fight on the card was the shortest. After a good mix of stoppages and decisions, the crowd settled down for a main event that screeched to a halt less than a half minute into the first round, when John Ortolani signaled to the referee that he was done fighting […]

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Almost Perfect: After Young’s Dominates, Lacey Looks Forward

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Almost Perfect: After Young’s Dominates, Lacey Looks Forward

After NEF 27: Resurgence was in the books, everyone with a fight on that card who trained at Young’s MMA had walked out with a victory. Everyone except Aaron Lacey. Fight after fight, dominant performance after dominant performance, four stoppages (Fred Lear, Victor Irwin, Josh Harvey, Ryan Sanders) and two wins by unanimous decision (Angela […]

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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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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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No Resurgence Here: Aaron Lacey Hasn’t Stopped

| February 6, 2017 | 1 Comment
No Resurgence Here: Aaron Lacey Hasn’t Stopped

“Relentless” Aaron Lacey is an intelligent, well spoken, down to earth individual. He has a fiancee, of whom he speaks often and warmly. He has a future step-daughter, a responsibility that he takes very seriously. He loves superheroes (more of a DC guy than a Marvel guy). And his passion is to clobber a person, or […]

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