Sunday, March 2, 2014

Get to Know Bernardo Cano, One of New York City's MMA Champs


While you were sleeping, New York's MMA scene was churning out amateur shows and crowning champs. One such champ is Bernardo Cano, who earned his welterweight belt in November at the last Golden MMA Championships with a pretty nice guillotine. Are you feeling a little left out because you didn't know this? Well, here's a video on Bernardo to help bring you up to speed.

Sunday Link Dump - 3.2.14


If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, it still makes a sound. Such is the case with fighting in New York - even if I'm not there to cover it, it's still going on. Therefore, here are some links to stuff I did not cover, as well as things that are simply just relevant to The MMA Journalist is about. Consider it your Sunday reading assignment.

  • There was a Friday Night Fights kickboxing show at the Broad Street Ballroom and Bauzen was there to snap quality pics.
  • Andrew Leone had his first fight in the UCL, now the New Yorker fights in ONE FC in Singapore. Pretty cool, huh? 
  • Oh look, another amateur MMA show, this one taking place upstate.
  • In case you're a numbers person, here's some recent polling data on MMA's consumer base.
  • Here's an oldie but a goodie by Peter Rugg. It gives some good insight to the NYC fight scene.