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Posted by admin | Thursday, September 29 2011


Trent McCown

Trent McCown

On October 9th the Championship Fighting Alliance (CFA) will host their 3rd event in Miami, Florida and it features some of New Englands top talent. UFC vet John ‘Doomsday’ Howard 14-7 and fighting out of Boston,Ma will face New Hampshire product Dennis Olson 12-6 in the nights main event. Doomsday is looking to get back to the UFC where many believe he still belongs, while Olson will look to prove he belongs in the cage with top level welterweights. Bellator vet and Massachusetts native Brett Oteri 8-2 will take on UFC/Bellator vet Dan Cramer 8-3 out of Danbury,Connecticut. Both fighters are coming off losses, Cramer lost to Jeff Nader at Bellator 48, in a fight that Cramer was dominating until getting TKO’d in the 3rd rd. While Oteri lost for just the 2nd time in his young career to Ryan Quinn on the same Bellator event. 

Also on the card will be Howard,Oh prospect Trent McCown. I include McCown as a New Englander because he has spent his last two training camps at Gillett’s MMA in Fall River,Ma under the guidance of Tim Gillett. McCown is in the semi-finals of the CFA lightweight tournament which offers a grand prize of $20,000!! Trent advanced to the semi’s by defeating then 8-0 pro Zach Juusola of Minnesota Martial Arts. Trent won by guillotine in just 37 seconds of the 1st rd. McCown will face 7-0 Patrick Cenoble out of American Top Team. A win will place McCown in the finals which will be held in January.

Posted by admin | Sunday, November 28 2010

This Thursday, December 2nd, CES (Classic Entertainment and Sports) will be hosting their third show in just over four months. The 1st two shows had great fight cards that introduced New England fans to some very promising prospects (Magno Almeida, Parker Porter). This show will be no different!
Headlining this event will be UFC vet Dany’ [...]

Posted by admin | Saturday, November 13 2010

Randolph, Ma
With the full support of Team Kaos behind him, Bill Jones was able to escape from a very tight guillotine, triangle and an armbar to defeat rival Lee Metcalf and capture the first ever Cage Titans featherweight title! Metcalf was putting on a submission clinic but Jones wasn’t about to give in. The Team [...]

Posted by admin | Friday, May 7 2010

By Troy McGovern
Bellator Championships came to Boston on May 6th for a local show at the Wang Center. This being the first big-time promotion to visit the Boston area, there was certain anticipation in the air due to the dissension in local shows lately. The Wang center provided a great venue, [...]

Posted by Bill Murphy | Thursday, April 22 2010

Uncasville, CT
Bellator Fighting Championship is back at the Mohegun Sun for Bellator 15. The card will feature 6 of the 8 men competing in the welterweight tournament and also feature a featherweight tournament fight between William Romero and Patricio Pitbull.
The welterweight match-ups will feature Dan Hornbuckle (19-3) vs. Tyler Stinson (16-5), Brett Cooper vs. [...]

Posted by admin | Tuesday, April 6 2010

Euclid, Ohio
Three of New Englands top fighters in their respective weight-classes found success in Euclid, Ohio at UMMAXX 10. Nate Kittredge and Glenn Brown of The Green Mountain Boys and Jason McLean all won against some of the top fighters Ohio has to offer. Brown and McLean took home titles while Kittredge’s bout was a [...]

Posted by admin | Tuesday, April 6 2010

Baltimore, MD
by Trevor Asher

John Rallo is a man on a mission. As anyone who has ever tried to promote a fight will undoubtedly tell you, it’s alot more work than you’d think. John’s dedication and determination are apparent the moment you walk into 1st Mariner Arena. The feeling is indescribable. I’ve been to shows at [...]

Posted by admin | Monday, March 22 2010

Milford, NH
Saturday March 27th a new MMA promotion will be born in New England. Triumph Promotions which is run by John Fain (owner of Gracie Barra NH) and Tom Cortese will make it’s debut at The Hampshire Dome in Milford, NH. The card features some of the top fighters to come out of New Hampshire [...]

Posted by Bill Murphy | Monday, February 8 2010

On March 27th New Englands #1 ranked Middleweight and current Full Force and Reality champion Nate ‘The Animal’ Kittredge will be heading out to Ohio to battle Matt Masterson for the UMMAXX middleweight title. Masterson is 6-2 with his 2 losses coming by decision to UFC vets Chris Price and Rory Singer. This will be [...]

Posted by Bill Murphy | Monday, December 28 2009

New England
After a great 2009 year for New England MMA, 2010 looks to be even better. We saw new organizations make some big impacts and others fail miserably. We also finally have a commission being put in place, which won’t take affect until sometime after February of 2010. The UFC will make it’s way to [...]