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CES 55 Card filling up

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
CES 55 Card filling up

CES is starting to shape up their line-up for their fight on March 29 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. They have announced two fights. The Heavyweight match will be Rakim Cleveland (19-11) vs CT’s own Parker Porter (8-5). Another fight that looks to be a great battle will be welterweight champ Jeremiah Wells […]

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CES 55 announces venue

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
CES 55 announces venue

CES will be announcing that CES 55 will be held at the CT Convention Center in Hartford, CT. Located in a great spot geographically where I-84 and I-91 come together. This is a venue that can hold up 3200 spectators in their ballroom and can put fans right on top of the action. This will […]

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Introduction

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments
Introduction

Hey guys, I’d like to take a minute and introduce myself. My name is Shawn Sullivan and I will be one of the contributing writers here on Mass MMA. Some of you may or may not know me. I had coached high school wrestling for over the last 15 years in Mass as well as […]

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MassMMA seeking Writers and contributors

| February 22, 2019 | 1 Comment
MassMMA seeking Writers and contributors

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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Combat Zone 65: Results

| February 17, 2018 | 1 Comment
Combat Zone 65:  Results

Combat Zone 65  Results Manchester, NH —The trip to Manchester is a mere 20 min ride for me, which makes it an easy choice to blog these results out to the 7 of you remaining MassMMA readers. More importantly, My beautiful wife is the CZ ring girl and ill take advantage of any opportunity to see […]

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LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 32: Super Saturday

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 32: Super Saturday

NEF 32: Super Saturday begins at 7:00pm EST. Stay tuned for round-by-round results throughout the event. AMATEUR BOUTS Female Strawweight (115 lbs.) Sarah Ziehm (CMBJJ) (1-1-0) v. BJ Garceau (Young’s MMA) (0-0-0) Round 1: Zeihm work angles and the two lock up with some strikes. Garceau charges in with haymakers but Ziehm goes for a […]

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New England Natives Back in the Octagon

| January 19, 2018 | 2 Comments
New England Natives Back in the Octagon

BOSTON – UFC returns to Boston this Saturday night featuring two world championships and several New England fighters on the promotion’s 220th card.  Bantamweight Rob Font (14-3) and Featherweight Calvin Kattar (17-2) return to the UFC’s Octagon this time fighting on familiar soil and in their backyards. “It feels amazing. Logistically it’s easier with no […]

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Bessette Gets the Call to the UFC

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
Bessette Gets the Call to the UFC

BOSTON – A long awaited dream, Connecticut native and CES featherweight champion Matt “The Mangler” Bessette (22-7) finally received his call to fight in the UFC. Topping off the UFC 220 card scheduled next week in Boston, Bessette will be facing off against Latin America’s Ultimate Fighter 2 winner Enrique Barzola (13-3-1). “After never getting […]

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REALITY FIGHTING January 6th

| January 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
REALITY FIGHTING January 6th

  Uncasville, CT — Reality Fighting takes us back about 12 years to when most of the fighters listed in their superfight portion of the preliminary card were dominating the local scene off the lynnway at Club Lido and wonderland park. I’m normally against Jiu jitsu super-fights on an MMA card but matchmaker Joe Cuff out […]

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COMBAT ZONE SIGNS BENNETT FOR IMMEDIATE TITLE MATCH

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
COMBAT ZONE SIGNS BENNETT FOR IMMEDIATE TITLE MATCH

Manchester, NH — One of the most exciting featherweights in the world will make his debut in the Main event February 17th against the “KGB”  The fast rising star in the featherweight division here in New England. Exciting may be an understatement for Charles “Felony” Bennett (30-36-2) a veteran of PRIDE, KOTC, and EliteXC. Formerly, Charles […]

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COMBAT ZONE 64 EVENT PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS: “The return of the KGB”

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
COMBAT ZONE 64 EVENT PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS: “The return of the KGB”

Manchester, NH — The return of the KGB highlights this card as Russian Decendant Vladimir “Vovka” Clay (7-2) looks to build on an impressive year after making a massive statement by choking out an undefeated US hero of the Air-force (Frank Sforza 8-1) in the second round of their Bellator fight this past October. Clay will […]

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LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 31: The Old Port

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 31: The Old Port

NEF 31: The Old Port emanates from the Aura in downtown Portland, and begins at 7:00 pm EST. Stay tuned for round-by-round results throughout the event. AMATEUR BOUTS Female Bantamweight (135 lbs.) Danae Dostie (Kenney’s MMA) (0-0-0) v. Jayda Bailey (Young’s MMA) (0-0-0) Round 1: Dostie throws a shot off the glove touch, but doesn’t […]

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Todays problems with BJJ referees

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Todays problems with BJJ referees

(Revised 3OCT17) 2128hrs. Over the course of what???, here in America, 20+ years or so now, give or take, has there been a need for sports BJJ referees? Maybe the amount of time is more or less, but that’s not the purpose of this release. What is a BJJ Referee? What are the flaws of […]

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New England’s Most Notorious Returns to the Cage

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
New England’s Most Notorious Returns to the Cage

West Haven – Connecticut’s “Notorious” Nick Newell (13-1) recently announced he will make his return to the professional MMA circuit following a two year retirement. The veteran lightweight recently signed a multi-fight deal with Legacy Fighting Alliance, and plans to return to the cage early next year. Newell, previously a top draw for the World […]

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FIRST NEF WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE AWARDED ON NOVEMBER 3RD

| August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
FIRST NEF WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE AWARDED ON NOVEMBER 3RD

[NEF Press Release] Portland, Maine (August 23, 2017) – New England Fights (NEF) will make its long-awaited debut in Portland on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Aura with “NEF 31: The Old Port.”  Earlier today, the fight promotion announced the addition of an amateur mixed-martial-arts title bout to the card.  Alex Walker (4-1) will take […]

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