Photo courtesy of Will Paul – CES MMA WORLD title challenger Sean Soriano of Providence, R.I., second from the left, and his lifelong friend and training partner, Andre Soukhamthath of nearby Woonsocket, far right, have formed an unbreakable bond through the years.… read more
Photo courtesy of Will Paul – A new champion will be crowned in the featherweight division and another title could change hands Friday, Aug.… read more
Photo courtesy of Fightbook MMA – Andre Ewell came through on his promise Friday to silence the crowd at Twin River Casino and returned to California a world champion.… read more
Photo courtesy of Will Paul – A decade removed from her last professional fight on the worldwide taekwondo circuit, then 25-year-old Maria Rivera never thought she’d get the chance to showcase her talents on national television.… read more
Gary Balletto Jr. never saw it coming. Jon Manley doesn’t anticipate getting in the way.
The punch heard ’round New England — the right cross from Jeremiah Wells that broke Balletto’s jaw at “CES MMA 49” and sent the Rhode Island welterweight to his first loss in five fights — has become sort of a talking point as Manley prepares to face the hard-hitting Philadelphia native who halted the progress of one of the region’s hottest prospects just two months ago.… read more