Before Lauzon MMA standout Mike Rodriguez fights Kevin Haley at CES MMA 39 on November 4 at Plymouth Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Mass., the 5-1 fighter caught up with Pro MMA Now. How were you introduced to MMA to begin with? I found MMA through school. I got into a fight with a kid in … Read more
Lewis Corapi, who works in the financial industry in downtown Boston during the day, recently caught up with ProMMANow’s Dustin Banks to talk about his “work-life balance” and his fight with former CES MMA Lightweight Champion and The Ultimate Fighter bad boy Julian Lane at CES MMA 36 in Lincoln, R.I., on June 10, LIVE … Read more
New England MMA promotion Cage Fighting Xtreme (CFX) has opened a new kickboxing division, Kickboxing Xtreme (KBX), and has partnered with Lion Fight Promotions to be a feeder league for the major league Muay Thai organization. KBX has brought on board respected local Muay Thai kickboxing coaches Eric Grossman and Marc Meltzer to help matchmake and … Read more
Nashville MMA’s Luke Sanders (10-0) has stepped up on short notice to make his long-awaited UFC debut against Maximo Blanco (12-6-1, 1 NC) at UFC Fight Night 81 on Jan. 17 in Boston. Both fighters will be moving up to featherweight for this bout. Sanders has competed under the Strikeforce, XFC and RFA banners and … Read more
A new movie about Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger is due out in theaters on Sept. 18. The film is entitled Black Mass and stars Johnny Depp as Bulger. A long known story about UFC President Dana White is that he was basically run out of Boston by Bulger and his gang and in this new … Read more
Irishman Conor McGregor and German kickboxer Dennis Siver square off in tonight’s main event at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston. Also, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone returns against former lightweight champ Benson Henderson in the co-headliner. PMN (www.prommanow.com) will provide live results of tonight’s card, with round-by-round updates of the main card which will air live … Read more
Notorious Irishman Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver faced off at the UFC Fight Night 59 weigh-ins in Boston Saturday ahead of their main event featherweight bout taking place Sunday at TD Garden. The Irishman has predicted a knockout win over the Russian fighter born into a family of German ancestry. McGregor is indeed a huge … Read more
UFC President Dana White’s new show on Discovery debuts tonight. “The Fighters” features gym owner and former fighter Peter Welch as he enlists Boston’s top boxing trainers in an effort to revive boxing in Boston. The man who helped build the UFC (and by default, MMA) into the highly-popular sport it is today, is hoping to pump new life blood into another sport dear to his heart.
In a recent talk with media members about “The Fighters” and his own boxing roots, White expounded on the time when he and former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz were going to have a little boxing match of their own.
ProMMAnow.com correspondent Susan Cingari recently caught up with No. 5 ranked UFC bantamweight Brad “One Punch” Pickett ahead of his upcoming fight with No. 3 ranked Michael McDonald taking place at UFC on Fight Night 26 (UFC on Fox Sports 1: 1) this Saturday, Aug. 17, at TD Garden in Boston, Mass.