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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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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 81: BOSTON

| January 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 81: BOSTON

Boston, MA — The UFC makes its third appearance at the TD Garden in Boston, Ma tonight and features a bantamweight tilt between former undisputed bantamweight champion Dominic Cruz (20-1) vs New bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw (12-2). A co-main event featuring Philys finest Eddie Alvarez (26-4) in a featured bout between top five lightweights as he […]

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Joey Gomez Interviews with James Lynch on UFC debut against Rob Font

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Joey Gomez Interviews with James Lynch on UFC debut against Rob Font

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Font gets new opponent for UFC Boston- Joey Gomez

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Font gets new opponent for UFC Boston- Joey Gomez

Boston, MA — Sityodtong fighter and former #1 ranked featherweight in New England Rob Font(11-1, 1-0 UFC)  will face a familiar foe as his previous opponent..has dropped out due to injury. Font’s manager Tyson Chartier confirms the switch today as New England’s top ranked bantamweight Joey Gomez (6-0)  makes his long awaited debut against none other […]

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Rob Font Feature on MMAFighting.com

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rob Font Feature on MMAFighting.com

Last week my friend Chuck Mindenhall wrote a great piece on Rob Font.  He highlighted his victory over George Roop from his UFC debut at UFC 175.  Check out the piece at http://www.mmafighting.com/2014/7/12/5891079/it-s-been-quite-a-week-for-boston-s-own-rob-font Local fans can see their hometown hero fight again at Foxwoods Resort Casino on September 5, when he takes on TUF 18 veteran Chris Beal. Tickets […]

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UFC New England Events Filling Up

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
UFC New England Events Filling Up

The upcoming Maine & Foxwoods events in New England have been filling up fast, mainly due to the cancellation of UFC 176.  Foxwoods seems be getting the bigger fights of the two, mainly due to its head to head battle with Bellator 10 miles away at Mohegan.  Rob Font, just 5 days since his stunning UFC debut, is […]

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Rob Font:UFC Performance of the Night

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rob Font:UFC Performance of the Night

Last night Rob Font made his debut for the UFC, and it couldn’t have gone any better.  2:19 in the first round, after landing a huge right hand, Font drops the 11x UFC veteran George Roop and wins by big KO in front of the crowd live at Mandalay Bay and on Fox Sports 1. […]

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Rob Font UFC debut live on FS1 tomorrow night!

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rob Font UFC debut live on FS1 tomorrow night!

Tomorrow night Rob Font (10-1-0) drops down to Bantamweight and makes his UFC debut on their historic Independence Day card. The Sityodtong product is on a 9 fight win streak, which earned him the #1 ranking of Featherweight in New England. On the way he also won the CES Featherweight Championship with a stoppage over […]

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UFC Signs Rob Font

| May 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
UFC Signs Rob Font

Today in a press release from Guardian Sports Management, they announced Rob Font has officially signed with the UFC. Rob Font’s supporting cast had just one request for the surging fighter after his most recent victory. “Charles McCarthy, my coach Mark DellaGrotte and Tyson Chartier told me not to get too fat. They told me […]

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CES MMA XXIII Full Event Preview

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
CES MMA XXIII Full Event Preview

CES is back at Twin River casino this Friday night.  New England’s #1 promotion returns to its home base in Lincoln, RI for a full night of exciting fights.  Limited seats are still available at cesmma.com or ticketmaster.com.  Don’t miss your chance to witness some of the region’s best. Headlining the card will be Featherweight […]

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Font & Diekmann Headline CES 23

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Font & Diekmann Headline CES 23

  CES MMA featherweight champion Rob Font, right, seen here celebrating his win over Ahsan Abdullah in January, will return to the cage Friday, April 25th, 2014 at Twin River Casino in the main event of “CES MMA XXIII.” (CES photo by Kelly MacDonald) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, April 7th, 2014 CES MEDIA ALERT Reigning champ […]

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CES MMA XXI Event Preview

| January 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
CES MMA XXI Event Preview

Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports begins it’s 2014 campaign with a bang this coming Friday at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, RI. In quite possibly the most anticipated match up in CES history featuring Andre Soukhamthath taking on Kin Moy in a battle of top ranked Bantamweights. Soukhamthath (7-1-0) has recently moved to South […]

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CES XXI Pep Rally Notes & Quotes

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
CES XXI Pep Rally Notes & Quotes

  The following are quotes from the participants and notes from the Thursday, Jan. 16th, 2014 pep rally to promote “CES MMA XX,” scheduled for Friday, Jan. 24th, 2014 at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. Tickets are available online at www.cesmma.com and www.ticketmaster.com. Shaun Marmas, 5-5-1 (1 KO) On moving down to 135 pounds for his upcoming fight against Matt Doherty:  […]

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New England Year end Awards “Fighter of the Year!”

| December 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
New England Year end Awards “Fighter of the Year!”

New England Year End Awards “Fighter of the Year”   New England has long been known as a hot bed for mixed martial arts talent and great history to show for it. Many top fighters from around the world made their bones right here in this area and those from other regions travel here to […]

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CES XX Full Event Preview

| November 30, 2013 | 22 Comments
CES XX Full Event Preview

CES returns to Twin River Casino next Friday night in Lincoln, RI with a Featherweight Championship headliner. In the main event CES Champion Rob Font defends his belt for the first time against Matthew DiMarcantonio. Front (7-1-0), is looking to prove his dominance in the 145 lb. division. He won the belt this past August, […]

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