Mixed Martial Arts
By Ernie Clark on July 19, 2016, at 11:14 a.m.
Jon Lemke has a new opponent for the “Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight” mixed martial arts card scheduled for Aug. 5 at the Cross Insurance Center.
By Ernie Clark on July 14, 2016, at 1:37 p.m.
The sigh of relief could be heard from the Great Plains to the East Coast late Wednesday evening after Lincolnville native Tim Boetsch scored a second-round technical knockout of Josh Samman on the main card of UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
By Ernie Clark on July 13, 2016, at 11:24 p.m.
Boetsch became more dominant in the second of the scheduled three rounds and finally finished Samman off with a succession of strikes
By Ernie Clark on July 13, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
The 37-year-old Boyington will travel to Russia to fight in the main event of ACB 42, a show being staged by one of that country’s largest MMA promotions, Absolut Championship Berkut.
By Ernie Clark on July 12, 2016, at 3:52 p.m.
An eight-fight professional mixed martial arts card was announced Tuesday for the “Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight” internet reality show that will be taped in front of a live audience from the Cross Insurance Center’s grand ballroom on Aug. 5.
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times on July 11, 2016, at 4:59 p.m.
UFC President Dana White, a 1987 graduate of Hermon High School who owns a home in Levant, will stay on with the new group.
By Ernie Clark on July 11, 2016, at 4:51 p.m.
All-American Kickboxing will return to Factory One in Dexter on Saturday night, offering both veteran and aspiring practitioners of the sport a chance to test their skills in non-judged sparring events.
By Ernie Clark on July 11, 2016, at 4:07 p.m.
The former four-time state wrestling champion from Camden-Rockport High School may need another dramatic victory to ensure that his MMA career will continue at the highest level.
By Ernie Clark on July 01, 2016, at 7:59 p.m.
A taping of the reality program “Dana White: Lookin’ For A Fight” is scheduled to be held in the grand ballroom of the Cross Insurance Center on Friday, Aug. 5.
By Ernie Clark on June 30, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
Victor Irwin was a two-time state champion while wrestling for Brewer High School and an All-American in the sport at Eastern Maine Community College. He’ll get a chance to add to that combat sports resume on Sept. 10 when he fights Nick Shea for the New England Fights MMA amateur …
By Ernie Clark on June 17, 2016, at 8:46 p.m.
Bruce “Pretty Boy” Boyington of Brewer scored his second straight win with the national-level World Series of Fighting mixed martial arts promotion Friday, earning a split decision over Boston’s Saul “The Spider” Almedia in their lightweight bout at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The fight was on the undercard …
By Ernie Clark on June 17, 2016, at 5:49 p.m.
Father’s Day weekend will include a unique homage of sorts for the Bang family of Auburn.
By Ernie Clark on June 11, 2016, at 11:04 a.m.
Two Bangor-area fighters lost their matches on the nationally televised CES 36 mixed martial arts card held at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island, on Friday night.
By Ernie Clark on June 08, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
“This is how careers are made, by taking these kind of big fights when they’re placed in front of you,” Ryan Sanders said. “I’m going to take this and run with it.”
By Dave Doyle, The Sports Xchange on June 05, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
INGLEWOOD, California — Michael Bisping was supposed to just be happy to be there. The veteran from Manchester, England, got a short-notice shot at Luke Rockhold’s UFC middleweight title when former champion Chris Weidman bowed out because of injury two weeks ago. Few expected the 37-year-old to actually win, but …
By Ernie Clark on June 02, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.
Twenty-eight mixed martial artists sacrificed part of their Memorial Day weekend to bring their sport back to the area for the first time in nearly two years and support the region’s veterans community.
By Ernie Clark on May 25, 2016, at 7:05 p.m.
Tim Boetsch scored one of the most satisfying victories of his career two summers ago when he helped the Ultimate Fighting Championship bring the world’s top mixed martial arts promotion to Maine for the first time. The 35-year-old Lincolnville native will be seeking a similar result when he helps the …
By Ernie Clark on May 17, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.
More than 30 fighters from eight different gyms around central and southern Maine are expected to take part in the event.
on May 16, 2016, at 9:57 p.m.
Batter up BASEBALL Little League At Old Town Rotary 3, Kiwanis 2 Rotary top hitters: Isaac Hayes triple, double; Drew Haas double; winning pitcher: Cam Avery (complete game); Kiwanis: Maddox Sapiel 2 singles; Dakota Pinkham double Bell’s IGA 8, Aubuchon 5 Bell’s IGA top hitters: Grayson Thibeault 3 singles, Preston …
By Ernie Clark on May 14, 2016, at 9:35 p.m.
Bucksport High School graduate Ray “All Business” Wood had his three-fight winning streak snapped Saturday night as he lost by first-round submission to undefeated Adam Piccolotti on the main card of the Bellator 154 mixed martial arts show at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The fight was broadcast …