Quick MMA Results from the Show: Irish Todd def. Thiago Chavez – Guillotine Choke. Israel Martinez def. Kevin Wall – Front Kick KO. Jonathan Rodriguez def. Nico Agusto – Rear Naked Choke. Mark Agnew def. Desmond Nelson – Rear Naked Choke.
The Jacob Javits convention center in the far west side of midtown Manhattan hosted the World MMA Expo this past November 17-18, 2011. The multi-faceted event was comprised of a jiu-jitsu tournament, mixed-fighting exhibition matches in a cage, autograph signings from famous MMA stars, panel discussions, and more. NY MMA stars Kenny Rivera and Jonathan […]
In another action-packed unsanctioned MMA event, Peter Storm hosted the Underground Combat League – New York’s only NHB show. This time out we saw the return of hard-hitting Kenny Rivera who stormed back onto the scene and took Chad Hernandez into deep waters earning the split decision victory and becoming the UCL’s only reigning champion. […]
Unsanctioned MMA fights in a cage in downtown Manhattan were the focal point of a book launch event this past Saturday hosted by authors Jim Genia (Raw Combat) and Matthew Polly (Tapped Out). It nearly came to blows in the ring as Genia and Polly faced off, each clutching copies of their book in a […]
Hiding in plain sight, Peter Storm’s Underground Combat League showcases unsanctioned Vale Tudo MMA fights in NYC. By invitation only, both spectators and fighters attend the city’s only long-running legitimate MMA show. Operating just outside of the reaches of the NY Athletic Commission, this event is a throwback to the early days of MMA, using […]
The Coalition to Legalize Mixed Martial Arts in New York organized by MMA instructor Stephen Koepfer held its first public rally in lower Manhattan across the street from New York City’s city hall. The rally popped off on On February 8th, 2011 as a crowd of MMA loyalists gathered in front of Sheldon Silver’s district […]