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Combat Zone 61 Results and Review

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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Hampstead’s Marotte Makes Titles Defense & Headlines Combat Zone 61 Saturday Night

| April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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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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Better Call Saul…Framingham’s Fighter is Rising

| April 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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Cage Titans 33 Review

| April 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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LIVE: Round-by-Round Coverage – CES MMA 42

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
LIVE: Round-by-Round Coverage – CES MMA 42

“CES MMA 42,” scheduled for Friday, March 31st, 2017 at Twin River Casino.“CES MMA 42” features four preliminary bouts beginning at 7 p.m. ET followed by seven nationally televised main card fights beginning at 9 on AXS TV’s AXS TV Fights. For more Mass-MMA coverage follow @joezarrellaMA BOUT 1 – Flyweight – MARIA RIVERA Framingham, […]

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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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Bill Jones Loses the Decision against Marcellino at WSOF 35

| March 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bill Jones Loses the Decision against Marcellino at WSOF 35

Bill Jones suffered a decision loss to Tommy Marcellino tonight at WSOF 35 in Verona, NY. As self prophesied, Bill won over the local crowd showing the heart it takes to go all three rounds on three weeks notice. The crowd was substantially filled in for the undercard so we didn’t experience the typical lack […]

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Paper Gangstas Need NOT Apply.

| March 18, 2017 | 1 Comment
Paper Gangstas Need NOT Apply.

Tom and Joe from 617 productions put together their 2nd tough man competition here at the Shaw’s center in my hometown of  Brockton. They chose to name this competition The St. Patrick’s Day Massacre. Fitting since the holiday was only  yesterday. This is an all amateur card and it is all boxing so the fights will […]

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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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