Mixed Martial Arts
By Ernie Clark on Dec. 14, 2016, at 4:59 p.m.
It’s been a big year for mixed martial arts: The Ultimate Fighting Championship was sold for $4 billion, and New York became the final state to legalize professional MMA.
on Dec. 01, 2016, at 6:12 p.m.
By Ernie Clark on Nov. 30, 2016, at 2:59 p.m.
“Before, all you had to do was worry about yourself, and now I’m fighting for a lot more,” said fighter Ray Wood.
By Ernie Clark on Nov. 29, 2016, at 6 p.m.
The 37-year-old Young’s MMA of Bangor product will face undefeated Andre Harrison.
on Nov. 20, 2016, at 1:42 p.m.
The win was the fifth in the last six fights for Ryan Sanders, who is now 12-8.
By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 1:45 p.m.
A lightweight bout matches Bangor-area fighters and former Team Irish teammates “The” Ryan Sanders (11-8) against Jon Lemke (5-6).
By Ernie Clark on Nov. 16, 2016, at 10:33 a.m.
Devin Powell, 28, has earned a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
By Dave Doyle, The Sports Xchange on Nov. 13, 2016, at 9:27 a.m.
By Ernie Clark on Nov. 12, 2016, at 9:21 p.m.
By Ernie Clark on Nov. 11, 2016, at 2:29 p.m.
Tim Boetsch was in Manhattan this week making final preparations to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first promotion at historic Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.
By Ernie Clark on Nov. 01, 2016, at 1:40 p.m.
“There are a lot of athletes out there but very few get to say ‘I’ve competed at Madison Square Garden in New York.’”
By Ernie Clark on Oct. 14, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
Two former teammates will clash in the main event of New England Fights’ Nov. 19 mixed martial arts card at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston.
By Ernie Clark on Sept. 27, 2016, at 10:59 a.m.
“The reason I still fight now is honestly because it’s something I’m good at, and I’m starting to realize I could make a future for myself with it.”
By Ernie Clark on Sept. 27, 2016, at 8:16 a.m.
When the world’s largest mixed martial arts promotion invades the world’s most famous arena for the first time on Nov. 12, Tim Boetsch will be there.
on Sept. 23, 2016, at 6:03 p.m.
on Sept. 22, 2016, at 5:10 p.m.
By Ernie Clark on Sept. 14, 2016, at 3:12 p.m.
“We’ve had close to two dozen guys over the last three years who have gone from CES to the UFC, and that’s a pretty cool thing.”
on Sept. 11, 2016, at 2:12 p.m.
Aaron Lacey of Brewer and Young’s MMA improved his professional mixed martial arts record to 3-0.
By Ernie Clark on Sept. 08, 2016, at 11:30 a.m.
For Rachael Joyce of Veazie and Jessica Borga of Lakeland, Florida, patience has paid off. Each will end a nearly one-year break from competition when they face off Saturday night as part of NEF 25 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 26, 2016, at 6:28 p.m.
NEF 25 will be the promotion’s second show in a month after a sold-out crowd of 1,200 turned out to watch NEF Presents “Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight.”