WEC standout John Franchi has retired from MMA, but not from combat sports. He's always a treat to watch and on February 1, 2020 you can check him out in a professional kickboxing bout at Gladius 39. The event takes place at Arnot Mall in Horseheads, New York. Franchi brings it in every fight, so this is definitely one you don't want to miss. For tickets, visit gladiuscombat.com.


The always entertaining and explosively dangerous Dan "K-9" Cion will be taking on Mike Diorio in the main event of The Beat Down 2 which takes place on February 23, 2020 at Muchay's Pub in Wantagh, Long Island. Jackhammer Promotions always has stacked cards, so you don't want to miss this professional K-1 kickboxing rules event. For ticket info call 631-645-6488.


Dead Serious MMA is coming on strong in 2020. Their 38th show takes place at the Showboat Casino Hotel on February 22, 2020 at the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. These cards are stacked with up and coming fighters, many of whom go onto to the biggest organizations in the world, including Bellator and the UFC. Check out DeadSeriousMMA.com for ticket info.


Men of War, New Jersey's premier grappling promotion, returns on December 7, 2019 with Men of War 8 at iPlay America in Freehold, New Jersey. Men of War features the regions best grappling in exciting on the mat action. For tickets, or if you're interested in competing, go to MenofWarPro.com.