World Serious of Fighting returns to New Jersey tonight with an excellent card.  The show takes place at Revel in Atlantic City and will be broadcast on NBC Sports.  The main event features Andrei Arlovski vs. Mike Kyle, and is sure to be a slugfest.  The undercard is loaded with top New Jersey and East Coast talent, including a trio of  Gracie family members, and the match ups are excellent.

Check out this promo video for the event.  The main card starts at 9:30 and you can catch the prelims on the WSOF website.  Official weights after the jump.



Official Weigh in results:

Asylum Fight League's debut at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City is just a couple of weeks away.  Mark your calanders, the show takes place on September 28!  Here's a promo video for the event.  Check out the Asylum Fight League website for ticket info.  If you can't make it down to the Taj, you can catch the action live on GoFightLive. It's time to get insane!


Warriors Cup XVIII took place last night at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen, New Jersey, and what a night it was!  The top of the card featured two WBC sanctioned title fights, and both fights had the crowd on its feet.  In the main event, for the vacant WBC 130 International Challenge title, Rami Ibrahim came out blasting against the tough and talented Boom Watthanaya.  Rami kept up an unbelievable pace and landed more on his very game opponent, winning a unanimous decision from the judges.  Rami had the backing of the SRO crowd, who roared their approval throughout the fight.  After smiling throughout the five rounds, emotion caught up with Rami after the decision was announced, and he immediately embraced his Mom, standing ringside, in a very touching moment. It was a fantastic finish to an amazing night of Muay Thai action.

In the co-main event, Cyrus Washington and Marcus Fisher battled it out in a fast-paced, frenetic contest.  Both men had their moments, but Washington landed some of the cleaner shots and came away with the unanimous decision.  The fight was a non-stop back and forth battle, and it really amped the crowd for the main event.

The rest of the card was great as well.  There were KOs and split decisions, and a great time was had by all at the event.  Warriors Cup is the premier Muay Thai promotion on the East Coast, and last night was just further proof.  If you were unable to catch the action live, you can check out the replays on GoFightLive.

Here are the official results from last night's bouts:

Weapons 9 Promotions is back and ready to deliver another dose of full contact pro/am Muay Thai to the Tri-State area at Shuetzen Park in North Bergen, New Jersey with "Warriors Cup XVIII" on September 7 and worldwide on GFL.tv. Warriors Cup events have quickly carved out a popular niche for themselves on the Eastern seaboard as the place to see great standup fighting. "Warriors Cup XVIII" promises to build on the momentum with a stacked card and deliver another great night of punches, kicks, knees and elbows!

Check out this video preview.  See you tomorrow night!


The date is almost upon us.  Just a week away, the Warriors Cup returns to Schuetzen Park with yet another fantastic Muay Thai event.  On September 7, 2013  Warriors Cup XVIII takes place with a pair of main events that has the Muay Thai world buzzing.

In the co-main events, Thanit "Boom" Watthanaya takes on Rami Ibrahim and Cyrus "Black Dynamite" Washington takes on Marcus Fisher.  When it comes to the striking art of Muay Thai--a key weapon in the arsenals of top MMA fighters--it doesn't get any better than this.  These two fights will have the Muay Thai world talking for months.

The Warriors Cup is known for making history, and the fights are sanctioned by the WBC.

I will once again be doing the intros from inside the ring, and I can't wait for that first bell.  These events are always sold out quickly, so jump on your tickets now.  Visit the Warriors Cup website for ticket info.  See you at Schuetzen Park!

New Jersey's premier amateur fight promotion, the Asylum Fight League, has found a new home at the Trump Taj Mahal.  AFL president and CEO Carl Mascarenhas and Taj Mahal executives worked out a deal that will keep the Asylum Fight League at the Taj Mahal for the rest of 2013 and all of 2014.

The Trump Taj Mahal is one of the hottest casino hotels in Atlantic City, and it is kicking up the intensity with the addition of the Asylum Fight League.

"As a promoter," Carl Mascarenhas said, "I have an opportunity to work with a lot of great people, and I am truly excited to work with the staff at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic city. They run an exceptional venue and have pulled out the stops to welcome Asylum to the Taj."

The first show at the new venue will take place on September 28, 2013, with Asylum Fight League 42. As always, this card is stacked with the best MMA talent on the East Coast, and Mascarenhas, who also acts as matchmaker couldn't be happier the lineup.

"We have another action packed fight night including two title fights," he said.  "Keith Knudsen vs. Bill-Borawski, and Atlantic City's Travis Spadafora vs. Atlantic City's undefeated Kevin Perez."

In addition there is also a featured female fight between Bridget McEliece and Clarissa Padua, which is destined to bring the crowd to its feet.

As always, the Asylum Fight League intends to wow the audience with the best MMA action anywhere.

As Carl Mascarenhas says:  "You will have a seat but will only need the edge because these fights are truly insane."

If you've ever been to an Asylum show, you'll know those words ring true.  And if not, make sure to check out this latest event at the Taj Mahal.

"This is our 42nd show," Carl said, "and it will be a killer. Asylum is number one for a reason:  We are INSANE!"

Tickets can be purchased at the Asylum Fight League Website.  The show takes place on Saturday, September 28, 2013.  Doors open at 7PM and the action begins at 8PM.


Are you ready to get crazy?  If so, the Asylum Fight League is the place to be for MMA, because Asylum fights are insane!

The Asylum returns to the world famous Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 28, with its 42nd big show.  The Asylum Fight League is AC's premier amatuer fight league, and it's always standing room only at the venue, so make sure to get your tickets ASAP.  Check out the Asylum Fight League website for ticket info.

As always, I will be hosting the show from inside the cage, and I hope to see you all there.  Asylum Fight League founder Carl Mascarenhas never pulls any punches when it comes to running his promotion, so don't miss this event on September 28.  See you at the Taj Mahal!


Dead Serious MMA returns to the famed Collins Arena at Brookdeal College in Lincroft, NJ on Octoer 12, 2013. Dead Serious cards are always stacked with the finest MMA talent on the East Coast. As always, the best camps with the best talent in MMA will be showcasing their skills. Camps include Kurt Pellegrino, Nick Catone, Ricardo Almeida, Silver Fox BJJ, Madama, Modern Martial Arts, Renzo Gracie/Brooklyn, Inferno, Wilkies Warriors, University MMA, Garrett Goldberry, Animal MMA, Team Sao Lak, and the list goes on.

And of course, I will be doing the honors from inside the cage, so mark your calendars for one of the best shows in the tri-state area.

You will NOT want to miss this one! Tickets always sell out fast for Dead Serious shows, so be sure to jump on yours today.  Hit up the Dead Serious website for ticket info.

Oh, and by the way, you can look and feel like one of the fighters by coming to the show in some Dead Serious Fight Gear. Dead Serious Fight Gear is the choice of champions, so check out their website and gear up!

Press Release:

AS VEGAS (Aug. 26, 2013) - A trio of contests have been added to September's "World Series of Fighting 5: Arlovski vs. Kyle" lineup, as Rick "The Gladiator" Glenn (13-2-1) meets Artur Rofi (6-0), Ozzy Dugulubgov (4-1) faces Andrew "Ozzy" Osbourne (7-5) and Sidemar "Sideco" Honorio (8-3) takes on Jimmie "El Terror" Rivera (12-1).

With the additions to the evening's preliminary fight card, the World Series of Fighting 5 lineup now includes 10 total fights.

Tickets for World Series of Fighting 5 are currently on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com and charge-by-phone at (800) 745-3000. A heavyweight slugfest between sambo master Andrei "The Pit Bull" Arlovski (19-10) and slugger Mike "MAK" Kyle (20-9-1) serves as the evening's main event.

The night's NBC Sports Network-televised main card also includes previously announced middleweight tournament bouts of David Branch (12-3) vs. Danillo "Indio" Villefort (14-4) and Elvis "The King" Mutapcic (13-2) vs. Jesse "JT Money" Taylor, as well as a heavyweight matchup of Rolles Gracie (8-1) vs. Derrick "Caveman" Mehmen (15-5) and a featherweight contest between Georgi Karakhanyan (21-3-1) and Waylon Lowe (14-4).

An Iowa native, featherweight Glenn now lives in Wisconsin, where he's a part of Milwaukee's famed Roufusport MMA Academy. Training since he was a teenager, the 24-year-old prospect opened his career at just 3-2 but has since gone 11 straight fights without a loss. Glenn made his World Series of Fighting debut in March, where he earned a third-round knockout over Alexandre Pimentel.

Glenn now meets New Jersey's own Rofi, a Team Bittencourt fighter who has earned all six of his career wins by way of stoppage. After opening his career in October 2010 with a knockout win, Rofi has since tapped out five consecutive opponents.

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