Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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Because all I've ever wanted was to be liked.

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A Look at the New York Fight Exchange's Upcoming Card


The New York Fight Exchange's second event is set for March 15 at Club Amazura in Jamaica, Queens, and they posted the card - which looks pretty badass - over at Tapology. Here's how it stands two and a half weeks out (and note that champ Jerome Mickle's title defense isn't on there for some reason - not sure why):

Featherweight Championship

  • Rob Scotti vs. Felipe Carlos
Main Card
  • Fady Medani vs. Romeo Valdez
  • Wade Werosta vs. Ken Sweeney
  • Pedro Villa vs. William Joya
  • Elija Punzone vs. Eric D'Arce
  • Nick Olson vs. Omowale Adewale
  • Mike Kuhn vs. Brandon Baez
  • Karim Ibrahim vs. Uniah Banks
  • Alfred Jones vs. Rich Pabon
  • Eric Olson vs. Levy Reyes
  • Rashad Clarke vs. Constanine Gremales
  • Robert Diggle vs. Antonio Quinones
  • Israel Martinez vs. Ahmed Aboras
  • Rick Schaffer vs. Juan Rosario
  • Kenny Sweeney vs. Matt Shamloo

Ithaca Journal Not Willing to Bet on MMA in New York This Year


According to the Ithaca Journal, the road ahead is still pretty foggy when it comes to the future of MMA in the state. But in the article they posted on Monday, they did a good job of getting quotes from the sport's detractors.

Here's one women's group chiming in:
“We will continue to be opposed to this and do everything we can to make sure that New York state doesn’t make this a legal event,” said Zenaida Mendez, president of the state chapter of the National Organization for Women.