Renzo Gracie black belt, Tom DeBlass, is probably the nicest person on the planet next to your mother, but that does not mean he won’t put up a fight.
Currently assigned to the Bellator 205-pound roster, DeBlass, a former middleweight with rival organization, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, believes he has what it takes to take down Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, former UFC light heavyweight champion who now also fights for the Bellator label.
Former world champion boxer Antonio Cermeno was kidnapped and killed in his native Venezuela, police said Tuesday.
Cermeno, a World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight (max weight 122 pounds) and featherweight (max weight 126 pounds) champion in the 1990s, was found shot to death Tuesday on a road in the central state of Miranda, local police chief Eliseo Guzman said.
If you were connected with AMA Fight Club’s Mike Constantino on the social networking site LinkedIn you would have recently received a request to congratulate him on his appointment as the new President of the Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC).
Constantino, an inductee into the New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame, long time head of American Marital Arts (AMA), coach, and trainer, can now add ‘President’ to his resume and profile.
Mixed Martial Arts is a fascinating sport that allows two athletes to enter into an agreement to compete for supremacy. As MMA continues to become the world’s fastest growing sport, a controversial topic among fans, writers, and athletes has been scoring. Social media explodes every time there is a controversial decision and even executives of organization have ridiculed judges for their shocking decisions.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s President Dana White has openly disagreed with several outcomes of fights, including welterweight title fight between Hendricks and St.Pierre.
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar made the short trip via the Garden State Parkway North to park himself at Tiff’s Bar and Grill in Pequannock, N.J., alongside UFC middleweight stand out, Uriah Hall last night, just hours after the UFC 169 weigh-ins were held at the Prudential Center in Newark.
The private event was put on by MMA Signatures and MMA Fight Music Producer and National Recording Artist, Mikey Rukus.
Tonight on UFC 169 prelims Long Island’s Al “Raging” Iaquinta jumps into the cage for his fourth UFC match. Iaquinta is set to fight Detroit’s Kevin “The Motown Phenom” Lee. The lightweight battle is between UFC new-comer Lee and Iaquinta, whom holds a 2-1 record inside the octagon. Prelim fights are set to take place on FS1 at 8 P.M. EST.
The UFC new-comer Kevin Lee makes his debut as an undefeated fighter. His 7-0 record is on the line. He has finished his last four opponents by the way of submission.
This Sunday more Americans will consume chicken wings than on any other day of the year.
According to the National Chicken Council’s 2014 Wing Report, 1.25 billion wings will be devoured during Super Bowl XLVIII, as fans watch the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos battle for the Lombardi Trophy, matching the record level of 2012. That is about 20 million more wings than were consumed last year during Super Bowl XLVII.
Friday night in Atlantic City, New Jersey Chris Wade of Long Island MMA finished Pat Defranco to bring home the Ring of Combat lightweight belt. The title fight for the vacant weight class was the main event of the evening. The Ring of Combat XLVII event was held in the Garden State at Tropicana Casino and Resort. The fights started at 8:30 EST. and were for purchase on GFL.TV.
Pat Defranco (4-2) entered the fight with high expectations. The lightweight fights out of Serra-Longo on Long Island. Defranco entered into the bout with Wade on a two fight win streak. All six of his professional bouts have been with in the Ring of Combat organization.
On Sunday, the New York State Catholic High School Athletic Association (NYS CHSAA) held their 2014 wrestling Dual-Meet Championships at Chaminade High School’s beautiful Activities and Athletic Center facility in Mineola, NY. The Dual-Meet championships involved nine teams from across the Empire State for an action packed five-round tournament.
Wrestling began at 9 A.M. on four mats, as defending NYS CHSAA Dual-Meet Champions Monsignor Farrell High School started the day with a bye in the first round. The Lions muscled their way through the tournament to capture their second straight crown.
Photos from World Series of Fighting 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock open workout at Jaco Hybrid Training Center
The World Series of Fighting on Thursday afternoon hosted an open media workout at the Jaco Hybrid Training center in Boca Raton, Fla., leading into "World Series of Fighting 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock." Fans and media watched as headliners Justin Gaethje (10-0) and Rich Patishnock (6-1) - as well as main-card competitors Anthony Johnson (15-4), Mike Kyle (20-10-1), Jessica Aguilar (16-4) and Alida Gray (4-0) - worked out and fielded questions in preparation of their fight Saturday night.
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