Below is the official press release from Five Guys Fighting.
I’ll be covering the event for the Knick Ledger and might try to write a feature piece to shop around. Time constraints may prevent me from following through on that threat.
5 Guys Fighting Presents the Areas Second Full Contact Mixed Martial Arts […]
It’s the pre-show for the 2nd Annual Jimmy Pigfeet Challenge! The man(-pig) himself joins us to discuss and preview the Challenge, discuss what went down last year, and what to expect this year. We also briefly touch on Gamejak Dan’s forthcoming stand-up comedy debut which follows the […]
A quick follow-up to the info I received last week regarding local fighters and former High School classmates Tom Marcellino, Manny Millan, and Mervin Rodriguez competing on the same MMA card for the XFE promotion in Atlantic City.
The local fighters went 1-2 on […]
A fight card in Atlantic City tonight (Thursday) features three local fighters from Amsterdam, NY who graduated High School together.
Lightweights Manny Milan, Mervin Rodriguez, and Tom Marcellino are competing this Friday night, July 29th, at XFE Cage Wars 8 at Showboat in Atlantic City.
The New York State Senate will, today, consider a bill to sanction Mixed Martial Arts in New York State.
The full text of the bill – S1707A-2011 – is here. At a cursory glance, it doesn’t appear to be much different from previous incarnations, with all the same wording […]
Disclaimer: The original title I wrote was “Bob Reilly sells MMA Vote to the Highest Bidder,” which was misleading and unnecessarily inflammatory. After some careful consideration and discussions with others in the comments section, it’s been changed.
UPDATE Friday 5/13/2011 10:11am – Since publishing yesterday, poster “Colonie” and a handful of other mutual friends/acquaintances have […]
UFC 128 was last night, and the theme of the event – from Dana White’s statements throughout the week right down to Jon Jones‘s entrance music – was “boy, what a shame this is in Newark instead of Madison Square Garden.”
Disclaimer: yours truly is a fan of MMA and occasional contributor to UFC.com.
From staff reporter Rick Karlin:
The UFC is perhaps the largest franchise for mixed martial arts — a sport that was banned in New York under the Pataki administration, which criticized its violence.
Since, then, however, more regulations and safety precautions have been […]
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