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Anxious Felix ready to end 14-month layoff

Posted on March 27, 2017 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Well-rested Felix ends 14-month layoff Friday in hopes of reclaiming top spot in 155-pound weight class


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 27th, 2017) -- Luis Felix knows he can't fight forever, so as long as he can physically compete, he wants to step inside that cage as often as possible.


There's no concern of another catastrophic injury or devastating setback. The Providence, R.I., lightweight, who turns 33 in October, understands the journey back to the t...

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Curtis to defend title at CES MMA 42

Posted on March 15, 2017 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Curtis returns to defend world title against hard-hitting Santiago in televised main event of CES MMA 42


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 14th, 2017) -- "The Action Man" returns to Twin River Casino later this month to defend his world title against a heavy-handed underdog capable of stealing the belt and, perhaps, the nickname.


Ohio's Chris Curtis (14-5, 5 KOs), the reigning CES MMA World Welterweight Champion, faces the one-punch knockout power of Lawrence, Mass.,...

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Bessette retains CES MMA world title

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Bessette earns knockout win in first world title defense; Rebello, Paiva also victorious at CES MMA 41


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Jan. 27th, 2017) – Six months after winning the title in a thrilling come-from-behind win, reigning CES MMA Featherweight World Champion Matt Bessette defended his title Friday with a knockout win 32 seconds into the third round of a scheduled five-round bout against challenger Kevin Croom in the main event of “CES MMA 41” on AXS ...

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Hard-hitting Rebello rolls with the punches

Posted on January 24, 2017 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (3)

Rebello rolls with the punches, both good and bad, as he continues improbable journey Friday on AXS TV


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Jan. 24th, 2017) – He got knocked out on national television and instantly became a trending topic on Twitter.


Others (see: Ronda Rousey) might’ve gone into hiding out of sheer embarrassment.


Greg Rebello joined in on the fun, even if it was at his own expense.


“I feel like th...

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King, Bell to settle online war inside the cage

Posted on January 19, 2017 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Online war of words between King, Bell finally translates into real-world fight Jan. 27th on AXS TV


 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Jan. 18th, 2017) -- Some fighters get unnerved when they find out their opponent is injured within two weeks of fight night. Not Keith Bell.


"I was relieved," Bell said. "I went from fighting a stud to a bum."


Originally scheduled to face Juliano Coutinho on the televised main card of "CES MMA 4...

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