Posts Tagged ‘Boxing’
 
 
 
MMA in Florida
 
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World premiere of Mixed Striking Championship on April 18th promises “No Tapouts. Just Knockouts”

If you get Dave “Zeus” Zalewski talking about his and partner Wayne Bermudez’s four-years-in-the-making debut of Mixed Striking Championship (MSC), don’t be surprised when you look up at the clock and half an hour has s...
 
 
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Island Fights 31 — Full Card, Preview and Examination of the Main and Co-Main Events

Island Fights 31 Friday, December 5, 2014 Hadji Shriner Temple – Pensacola, FL Island Fights Championships and Roy Jones Jr.’s Square Ring Promotions have wanted to hold an MMA/boxing hybrid event since they began worki...
 
 
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MMA/Boxing Hybrid Event Island Fights 31 Just the Next Big Step for Dean Toole’s Island Fights

Hybrid Theory If you live in Florida, its surrounding states, or are familiar with the name Roy Jones Jr., chances are you’ve heard of Island Fights Championships. Based out of Pensacola, the Florida-grown organization has be...
 

 
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Charles Rosa, 27, taking a celebratory lap. He hasn't lost since turning pro on August 24, 2012. | Photo: Crossface Productions
Charles Rosa, 27, taking a celebratory lap. He hasn't lost since turning pro on August 24, 2012. | Photo: Crossface Productions
Charles Rosa, 27, taking a celebratory lap. He hasn't lost since turning pro on August 24, 2012. | Photo: Crossface Productions

Undefeated Finishing Machine Charles Rosa on the UFC: “It’s Just a Matter of Time”

Like many fighters who have accrued similarly impressive records, featherweight prospect Charles Rosa (8-0, with three TKOs, five submissions – all but one of them first-round finishes) is finding it increasingly harder to lo...
 
 
Fight Time Promotions
 
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Fight Time 19: Battle of the Brave – A Preview of the Top Five Fights

Howard Davis Jr.’s Fight Time Promotions is closing in on its four-year anniversary this August. Since holding its first event back in 2010, the family-owned organization has developed into a veritable South Florida mixed mar...
 
 
MTC Fights
 
Rian Gittman (left) has been with American Top Team for more than a decade and has been involved with local promotion for almost as long.
Rian Gittman (left) has been with American Top Team for more than a decade and has been involved with local promotion for almost as long.
Rian Gittman (left) has been with American Top Team for more than a decade and has been involved with local promotion for almost as long.

Rian Gittman Focuses on Faith and Fighting with “MTC: In the Beginning”

Seemingly disparate subjects on the surface, religion and physical combat are far from strangers. In mixed martial arts specifically, Christianity’s presence was arguably forever cemented when Kimo Leopoldo made his now-famou...
 

 
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Interview with Aussie Boxing/MMA hybrid Combat8′s president Nathan Swadling

Combat8, a promotion from Down Under headquartered in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, is the brainchild of Aussie Nathan Swadling, an industrious fight fan who grew wary of what he saw as needless bickering between boxin...
 
 
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WSOF 6 Primer: Josh Burkman – “Everyone will see my best performances in the next three years.”

he last five years have been rather good to Josh Burkman. After being cut from the UFC following a three-fight losing skid, “The People’s Warrior” got back on track and has since gone 8-1 in his following nine fights. He...