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Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat 45 takes place tonight at the Tropicana Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The ROC is one of the top promotions outside the UFC and Bellator, and 80 of its fighters have gone on the big show.   At every ROC show, you can watch tomorrow's stars today, and tonight's card is chock full of tomorrow's stars.  The weigh ins for this event took place last night, and I have to official weights below.

I'll be down in AC commentating the fights for the GFL/Comcast broadcast, so if you can't make it to the venue, be sure to tune in on GFL.tv.

Here are the official weigh in results:

Dead Serious MMA's Night of Champions rocked the Collins Arena last night.  Four new champions were crowned, and one champ continued his reigned.  It was a great night of fights, and I had a blast MCing the event.  Shawn Baran will be doing a breakdown of the evening for this site, so stay tuned for that.  And I'll have some pics from Chastity Cortijo's Fight Night Pics as well.  In the meantime, here are the official results from last night's bouts:


Dead Serious MMA has earned its reputation as one of the finest amateur MMA promotions in the country.  Promoter Frankie Perez and his family have a passion for the sport that is unmatched. And on June 8, Dead Serious MMA returns to the Collins Arena with its biggest show yet: Night of Champions.

Dead Serious MMA cards are always filled with top level talent.  Night of Champions will feature fighters from  major camps such as Renzo Gracie, Marcelo Garcia, Kurt Pellegrino, Tiger Schulmann, Ricardo Almeida, Nick Catone, All Star BJJ, Animal MMA, Modern Martial Arts, AMA Fight Club, Madama BJJ, Wilkies Warriors, Codella Academy, Mike Massenzio and many others.

On June 8, Dead Serious MMA's Night of Champions will have seven titles up for grabs.  It is one of the most anticipated fight cards of the year.

The event takes place at the famed Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey.  It's a great venue and a fitting location to crown seven champions in one night.  This is truly and can't-miss event, and I can't wait to get into the cage to announce the champions.

Check out the Dead Serious MMA website for ticket info or just click on the poster above.

And don't forget that Dead Serious also has a fight gear collection.  I personally wear Dead Serious Fight Gear while training, and can tell you the look and quality of their gear is second to none.  Check out the collection at DeadSeriousFightGear.com.  See you at the Collins Arena!

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In yet another outstanding show, history was made last night at Warriors Cup XVII.  The East Coast's first ever full rules female Muay Thai bout took place, followed by the first ever full rules female title fight.  The female title fight, for the vacant Warriors Cup female 138 pound title, featured Christina "X" Peteraf vs. Laurel "The Cookie Monster" Holloway, and was a non-stop barn-burner.  Both women refused to take a step back and both fought like champions.  In the end, Holloway won a close but unanimous decision and is now the reigning Warriors Cup champion.

There were two other title fights last night as well.  In the Warriors Cup 155 pound division, champion Rich Brattole was in beast mode and looked devastation in stopping talented Jovan Davis.  Brattole came out and established a furious pace, working his opponent over with punches and kicks.  He finished Davis in the second round, and in do so had the crowd on its feet.

In the Warriors Cup 130 pound division, champion Rudy Felix showed why he's the champ in winning a lopsided unanimous decision over tough Youyoung Cho.  Cho was game but Felix was quicker and landed some big punches and kicks throughout the fight to retain his title.  It was yet another great performance for Rudy Felix.

In the night's main event, a professional rules Muay Thai match featuring MMA star Lyman "Cyborg" Good vs. Strahinja Ivanovic, Good lived up to Cyborg nickname by putting his opponent on blast for five grueling rounds.  Ivanovic showed great toughness in the match, but Good never let up, coming forward every minute of every round.  His body shots were a thing of body, and they set up his head shots.  Ivanovic never gave up, however, and he threw right back at Good.  Good won the match by unanimous decision to remain undefeated in his kickboxing career.

Overall, it was yet another great night of action at the Warriors Cup, which is far and away the best Muay Thai promotion on the East Coast.  The next Warriors Cup show is September 7, and I am already looking forward to it.  Here are the official results from last night's bouts:

Warriors Cup XVII takes place this Saturday, June 1 at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen, New Jersey.  The highly anticipated Muay Thai event features MMA star Lyman Good taking on highly regarded Strahinja Ivanovic in the main event.  Warriors Cup also makes history once again by bringing us the first ever full rules female Muay Thai fight in the state of New Jersey, when Christine Peteraf  of Cool Hearts Muaythai Camp takes on Lauren Holloway of Sitan Gym NY.

I am honored to once again be hosting this show from inside the ring at Schuetzen Park, and can't wait for the first bell to ring.  These shows always sell out, so jump on your chance for tickets by visiting the Warriors Cup website.

If you can't make it down to the venue, you can catch the action live on GoFightLive.

Here is the complete card for Saturday's show:

Warriors Cup XVII takes place this Saturday June 1, at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen, New Jersey!  Warriors Cup is the premier full rules Muay Thai promotion on the East Coast.  At this event, history will be made as the first ever full rules women's match takes place.   Christina Peteraf of Cool Hearts Muay Thai Camp takes on Laurel Holloway of Sitan Gym NY.

This fight alone is worth the price of admission, but there is a full card stacked with great talent.  For MMA fans, do yourselves a favor and check out the amazing striking at this Muay Thai event.  Muay Thai is a major component of top MMA fighters, including Anderson Silva.   So check out the Warriors Cup website for ticket info.  See you at the show!

Asylum Fight League 41 once again lived up to the Asylum's credo that "these fights are insane!"  We saw subs, KOs and closely contested decisions enroute to a great night of mixed martial arts action.  Promoter Carl Mascarenhas showed off his great matchmaking skills in putting together a great card for the fans.  In the main event, a new Asylum Fight League champion was crowned. Joe Lowry took on Rick Ebert for the title, and after 3 grueling rounds, Lowry was victorious, winning by unanimous decision.

If you missed the show live, you can still catch the replays on GoFightLive.tv.  So check it out!

Here are the official results:

The Asylum Fight League is one of New Jersey's longest running MMA promotions, and with good reason.  Promoter Carl Mascarenhas, a former fighter himself, knows what it means to get into a cage and leave it all on the mat.  He has consistently put on some of the most fight exciting cards in all of  MMA.  On May 25, Carl will be putting on his 41st show, a card that is as stacked as Asylum fans have come to expect.

The venue, as always, is the Golden Nugget Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.   It is one of the best venues I've ever had the pleasure of ring announcing in, and I am very much looking forward to this show.  If you've never been to an Asylum show, do yourself a favor and check it out live on May 25. You will see why Asylum's fights are insane!

Check out the Asylum Fight League website for ticket info and up to date info on the card.

See you at the Golden Nugget!

Dead Serious MMA has earned it's reputation as one of the finest amateur MMA promotions in the country.  Promoter Frankie Perez and his family have a passion for the sport that is unmatched.  Dead Serious cards are always filled with top level talent, and the stands are filled with fans who want to see the best fighters competing.

On June 8, Dead Serious MMA returns with its Night of Champions event.  Seven titles are up for grabs in one of the most anticipated fight cards of the year.

The event takes place at the famed Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey.  It's a great venue and a fitting location to crown seven champions in one night.  This is truly and can't-miss event, and I can't wait to get into the cage to announce the champions.

Check out the Dead Serious MMA website for ticket info or just click on the poster above.

And don't forget that Dead Serious also has a fight gear collection.  I personally wear Dead Serious Fight Gear while training, and can tell you the look and quality of their gear is second to none.  Check out the collection at DeadSeriousFightGear.com.  See you at the Collins Arena!

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