Mixed Martial Arts
By Ernie Clark on May 13, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
The number of Bangor-area mixed martial artists getting the chance to prove themselves on larger stages continues to grow.
By Ernie Clark on May 12, 2016, at 8:52 a.m.
“Sometimes it gets very hectic.”
By Cindy Boren, Washington Post on May 11, 2016, at 7:01 p.m.
Although UFC President Dana White said again Wednesday that the mixed martial arts behemoth is not for sale, he left plenty of wiggle room. “We’re not up for sale,” White, a native of Hermon, Maine, said on “The Dan Patrick Show.” “We’re always working on deals and our expansion globally. …
By Ernie Clark on May 06, 2016, at 9:40 a.m.
“As a fellow mixed martial artist, you have that natural bond,” said Ray Wood, the 26-year-old Bucksport High School graduate who has been selected to replace Parsons on the Bellator 154 card.
By Ernie Clark on May 04, 2016, at 12:30 p.m.
“My head’s in a great place, and that’s a key to fighting — that mental part,” fighter “The” Ryan Sanders said. “I feel unstoppable right now.”
By Ernie Clark on May 01, 2016, at 10:02 a.m.
Ray “All Business” Wood went into hostile territory Saturday night and delivered most of the hostility in defeating local favorite Brandon Phillips in the co-main event of the EFC III mixed-martial arts card held at the Kansas Star Arena.
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times on April 29, 2016, at 7:06 a.m.
The fallout of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s decision to replace Conor McGregor’s canceled UFC 200 main event with the Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier light-heavyweight title rematch is uncertainty for McGregor.
By Ernie Clark on April 25, 2016, at 3:52 p.m.
Young’s MMA of Bangor teammates Josh Harvey and Aaron Lacey both made successful professional debuts during New England Fights’ NEF 22 mixed martial arts and boxing show in front of an estimated 3,000 combat sports fans at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston on Saturday.
By J.W. Oliver, Lincoln County News on April 22, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
Her next fight is on Saturday against Bangor’s Angela Young.
By Ernie Clark on April 19, 2016, at 5:21 p.m.
Ray “All Business” Wood is wasting little time trying to build on the momentum of his successful Bellator MMA debut last month.
By Ernie Clark on April 17, 2016, at 2:58 p.m.
Veteran Brewer mixed martial arts fighter Bruce “Pretty Boy” Boyington will get his second opportunity to compete on the national stage come June 17.
By Cindy Boren, Washington Post on April 13, 2016, at 7:55 a.m.
Joao Carvalho, a mixed-martial arts fighter from Portugal, has died after he was knocked out in a fight Saturday in Dublin.
By Ernie Clark on April 12, 2016, at 8:19 a.m.
Bruce “Pretty Boy” Boyington has vacated his New England Fights pro lightweight championship after three successful title defenses — his mind is focused on even bigger challenges.
By Ernie Clark on April 07, 2016, at 8:24 a.m.
“I think this gives fans a chance to come out and see what we’re all about.”
on April 01, 2016, at 6:18 p.m.
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By Ernie Clark on March 19, 2016, at 10:53 a.m.
Fresh from winning New England Fights’ amateur featherweight title last November, Bangor’s Aaron “Relentless” Lacey is turning to the professional ranks in mixed martial arts. Lacey, the top-ranked amateur featherweight in New England according to mass-mma.com, will make his pro debut April 23 against veteran Derek Shorey (3-5) of Dover-Foxcroft …
By Ernie Clark on March 19, 2016, at 10:46 a.m.
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By Ernie Clark on March 08, 2016, at 4:12 p.m.
One of the top amateur fighters in Maine will make his professional mixed martial arts debut in April. Josh Harvey, the New England Fights amateur lightweight champion, is scheduled to step up to the pro ranks in a bout against Matt Denning of Lewiston on the NEF 22 boxing-MMA card …