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August 5, 2016


We arrived at the venue with a little time to spare so we had to head over to the Rockingham Mall to visit the local D'Angelos.  There are a total of 13 fights on the night and it is going to be historic.  If you haven't heard the news, this will be the last Combat Zone in the Rockingham Park as they will be tearing it down next month.  Don't worry Combat Zone will have a nice new location and it will be business as usual.  The refs are Alan Lau for kickboxing, Kevin MacDonald, Adam Sawyer and Jimmy Bickford.  The announcer is the one and only John Vena.  It is a full crowd in what appears to be a sold out show. Follow along with the live play by play.

190 AM KICK Kristian Lombari (1-1) Team Fury vs. Ramon Elani (0-0) Sitmangpong

Kristian is getting the bigger of the exchange.  Ramon is starting to work in some kicks now that are working well.  Ramon clinches and gets in some knees to the body.  One catches the head and he is warned by Alan.

Real close round Lombari 10-9

Rd 2:  Round starts and Lombari gets hit in the cup.  Fight resumes and Kristian gets hit in the cup again.  A point is deducted.  Both fighters are exchanging blows.  Ref Lau sees something and gives Elani the 10 count.  Fight resumes and Ramon backs him up with some knees to the body.

Lombari 10-8

Rd 3:  They are swinging and he Kristian gets hit with an illegal knee to head again.  A point is deducted and fight resumes.  Elani is clinching up and kneeing to the body.  Another one connects to the head and he is warned.  Fight resumes and both fighters connect with outside leg kicks.  Kristian connects with a combo.  Elani backs him up with some knees as the fight ends.

Lombari 10-8

Kristian Lombari defeats Ramon Elani majority decision.

150 AM KICK Juan Meneses (0-0) First Class vs. Justin Brookings (0-0) NETT

Justin connects with a kick and Juan counters.  Juan connects with a perfect kick to the body.  Justin with a couple of kicks that sends Juan back.  Justin with a thundering kick to the body.

Brookings 10-9

Rd 2:  Justin starts it off with a right hand.  Juan backs Justin up with some combos.  Justin throws a kick and Juan catches it and kicks the leg.  They clinch and Juan gets in some knees to the body.  They break and Justin connects with an outside leg kick.

Brookings 10-9

Rd 3:  Juan catches a kick and they both exchange punches for 10 seconds.  Justin with a teep.  Juan catches a kick and sweeps Justin to the mat.  Juan gets hit in the cup.  Both fighters are exchanging kicks.  They finish hard as the round ends.

Brookings 10-9

Justin Brookings defeats Juan Meneses via unanimous decision.

190 AM KICK  Tommy Lee Davis (0-0) Juniko vs. J. Lucky Henry 3-3 (NSMT)

Henry starts it off with a leg kick.  Henry connects with a kick to the cup.  Henry connects with a jab.  Now the fighters are getting loose and letting it fly.  Henry with a kick to the body.  Henry connects with a kick and Davis counters with a huge right that sends him back.

Henry 10-9

Rd 2:  They start out swinging and they accidentally head butt.  They are both exchanging leg kicks.  Lucky connects with a right and a kick that sends Davis back.  His instincts kick in and he goes for a takedown.  Ref breaks it up and they are back standing.  Henry starts to connect and back Davis up as the round ends.

Henry 10-9

Rd 3:  Henry gets in a teep.  Davis with some good kicks that sends Henry back.  Lucky with a kick.  Davis comes right back with a sweeping kick that sends Lucky to the mat.  Lucky connects with right and Davis counters.

Davis 10-9

J. Lucky Henry defeats Tommy Lee Davis via unanimous decision.

220 AM MMA Matt Bubar (0-0) Team Irish vs. Christian Smith (0-0) Spero's MMA

Matt rushes in for a takedown.  Christian turns him briefly but Matt reverses.  Christian pushes off the cage but Matt presses him back to the mat.  Matt has the side.  Christian pushes off and ends up on his back.  He flips back and Matt is now on the other side.  He gets in a couple of hammerfists to the head.  He works a guillotine and picks him and gets the tap.

Matt Bubar defeats Christian Smith via tapout to guillotine at 2:56 rd 1.

170 AM MMA Ethan Adamczyk (0-0) IND vs. Dwight Barahona (0-1) Chang's TKD

Dwight does a spinning kick and the crowd roars.  Ethan goes for the takedown and has Dwight's back.  He is trying for the rear naked but doesn't have the legs  hooked.  Dwight fights it and gets out on top.  He gets in two hammerfists and Ethan stand back to his feet.  Dwight connects with a combo.  He connects with a head kick that connects clean and he is out.  Dwight connects with a punch as Ethan is on his way down.  Crowd is going nuts.

Dwight Barahona defeats Ethan Adamczyk via ko at 1:57 in Rd 1.

170 AM MMA  Isiah Ocasio (0-1) Ocasio's Martial Arts vs. Jimmy Halkiotis (0-0) Spero's MMA

They both come out guns blazing.  Isiah is getting the better of the exchanges.  Isiah knocks him down with a right and lets him back up.  Isiah is overpowering Jimmy with his strikes.  Isiah connects with a right that knocks Jimmy out cold.

Isiah Ocasio defeats Jimmy Halkiotis via ko at 2:20 in Rd.

125 AM MMA Maria Rivera (0-0) Framingham's TKD vs. Rachel Reinheimer (2-0) Syt

Maria connects with a leg kick to start us off.  They clinch and Maria gets in a few knees.  Maria connects with another good leg kick.  Maria with a right.  Maria connects with a high head kick.  Maria with a combo at the end of the round.

Rivera 10-9

Rd 2:  Rachel connects with a leg kick.  Maria rushes in with a barrage of strikesa nd pins her up against the cage.  Rachel pulls guard and Maria ends up on top.  She gets in some ground and pound for the stoppage.

Maria Rivera defeats Rachel Reinheimer via ref stoppage to strikes at 1:49 in Rd 2.

150 AM MMA Jack Greene (2-3) IND vs. Nick Fiore (0-0) Renzo Gracie NH

Nick takes Jack down and has the side.  Jack stands back up and Nick holds his neck and gets in a knee to the body.  Nick has a d'arce and can't get the tap.  He lets it go and they are back to their feet.  Nick takes him down and is in half guard.

Fiore 10-9

Rd 2:  They clinch and Nick connects with a knee.  Nick works a rear naked choke and gets the tap.

Nick Fiore defeats Jack Greene via technical submission to rear naked choke at 37 in Rd 2.

155 PRO MMA Ran Weathers (18-23) Gracie Barra vs. Lucas Cruz (7-4) SYT

Lucas catches a kick and trips Ran.  He is in half guard and then moves to the side.  He moves to full mount and is posturing up for some hammerfists.  He tries for the rear naked choke and Ran turns and he is back on top full mount.  He moves for a rear naked choke but once again Ran defends very well.  Lucas is trying for an armbar as the round ends.

Cruz 10-9

Rd 2:  Lucas with a right to start us off.  He throws a knee and Ran catches it.  Lucas takes him down and is now working the side.  Lucas starts connecting more and the ref has seen enough with an elbow to the side of the head.

Lucas Cruz defeats Ran Weathers via tko stoppage to strikes at  2:59 Rd 2.

185 PRO MMA Buck Pineau (1-3) Team Irish vs. Tim Caron (5-0) Burgess

Tim connects with an inside leg kick.  Buck with an inside leg kick of his own.  Tim with two more kicks to the body.  Buck misses with an elbow and Tim pushes him to the mat.  They are in north south and Tim takes his back after the scramble.  Tim flattens him out and is getting in some heavy shots.  He gets the ref stoppage.

Tim Caron defeats Buck Pineau via ref stoppage to strikes at 4:14 in Rd 1.

170 PRO KICK Ricky Sylvester (0-0) IND vs. Ray Shawdee (1-0) NETT

Ray goes high with two kicks.  Ricky with a nice kick to the outside leg.  Ray goes high again with two more solid kicks  Ricky with a kick to the body.  They are both exchanging leg kicks.

Sylvester 10-9

Rd 2:  Ray starts the round off with an outside leg kick.  Ray with another leg kick.  Ray rushes in with a combo.  Ricky drops his mouth piece again and is warned about it.  Ray with two more leg kicks.  Ray connects with a head kick.  Ray backs Ricky up with punches and knees and the crowd roars.

Shawdee 10-9

Rd 3:  Ray connects with some good shots and Ricky holds him and pushes him.  You are only allowed one step and ref deducts a point.  Ray is teeing off on him and ref gives him the 10 count.  He is unable to continue.

Ray Shawdee defeats Ricky Sylvester via ref stoppage to strikes at 1:43 in Rd 3.

145 AM MMA TITLE Danny Abad (5-3) Jackson's MMA vs. Brendan Marotte (3-1) Rick Hawn PMA

Brendan is working his kicks.  Abad is countering back.  Brendan with a good right.  Abad presses Brendan up against the cage.  Brendan is trying hard for a guillotine but can't get it.  They break and Brendan rushes in with a kick as the round ends.

Marotte 10-9

Rd 2:  Danny rushes in and gets the single leg takedown.  Brendan bucks him off and they are back to their feet.  Danny is looking for the takedown.  Danny gets the double leg and is in half guard.

Abad 10-9

Rd 3:  Fight starts and Brendan gets hit with what looks like an accidental eye poke.  Fight resumes after a few minutes.  Danny goes for a double leg and Brendan makes him pay with strikes to the head.  Danny is determined and gets the takedown.  He has the side and Brendan stands up.  Danny hooks the leg and slams Brendan back to the mat.  Brendan is working his way up again and Danny has his back.  Brendan fights it and stands back up.  He takes Abad's back and Danny is out in guard as the round ends.

Abad 10-9

Rd 4:  Danny goes for a takedown and Brendan makes him pay with strikes.  He can't get it and they are back swinging away.  Brendan has a good exchange and the crowd cheers.  Danny tries for a takedown and is stuffed.  Brendan takes his back and Danny turns out of it.  They stand and Abad takes him down.  Brendan is standing up and Danny hangs on his back and they roll.  Round ends with Abad on his back.

Marotte 10-9

Rd 5:  They are swinging away.  Danny is looking for the takedown and he can't get it.  Danny is making him pay with strikes.  Danny is on his back and Marotte is making him pay with strikes.  Danny is fighting for a double leg but can't get it.  They go down and Marotta has his back as the round ends.  I guess ref deducted a point that round for grabbing the cage.

Marotte 10-8

Brendan Marotte defeats Danny Abad via unanimous decision.  #newchamp #fotn

170 PRO MMA Will Santiago (5-3) F5 Fight Team vs. Nuri Shakir (19-21) Gate City

Will connects with a right and the crowd cheers.  Will connects with another right and Nuri smiles.  Will is patient and rushes in with a combo.  Nuri goes down and Will overpowers him with punches in punches for the stoppage.

Will Santiago defeats Nuri Shakir via tko stoppage to strikes at 2:03 in Rd 1.

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT:  Marotte vs. Abad
SUB OF THE NIGHT:  Bubar submission!
KO OF THE NIGHT:  Dwight Barahona ko