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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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12 Rounds with CES’s Greg Rebello

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
12 Rounds with CES’s Greg Rebello

MassMMA contributer Joe Zarrella (@joezarrellaMA) had the chance to speak with CES heavyweight fighter Greg Rebello (@grebello73) Name: Greg Rebello Age: 34 Division: Heavyweight Hometown: Cranston, RI Home gym: Sityodtong, Tri-Force Round 1 – Occupation outside of the gym? Personal trainer.  I got into it when I first started fighting as it was an easy […]

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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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LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 27: Resurgence

| February 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 27: Resurgence

NEF 27: Resurgence begins at 7:00 pm EST. Stay tuned for round-by-round results throughout the event. NEWS: Due to weather conditions, Chris Jacobs will not be present for his fight with Aaron Lacey. Though this is a heartbreaking turn of events, both fighters were primed and ready to go, and both should be commended for […]

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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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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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12 Rounds with Cage Titan’s Peter Barrett

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
12 Rounds with Cage Titan’s Peter Barrett

                                                                                                    Photo Credit: @slipperysworld Twitter Name: […]

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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 CAGE TITANS 32

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
WHAT WE LEARNED FROM CAGE TITANS 32

Plymouth, MA – The Cage Titans promotion hosted it’s 32nd card at Memorial Hall Saturday evening, which boasted a 15 fight card to start 2017. A more intimate venue, it was quickly evident who the factions in the audience were rooting for.  One side of the hall would explode while the other booed making it […]

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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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