- Oct 29, 201700:00:0002:13:44
Nick Calls all the intense action live at Combat Zone 63 (Sep 29, 2017). He gets interviews with Ed Carr right before his professional kickboxing debut and is joined by local MMA legend Jay "Mr. Nasty" Fortier who calls a fight with him. Knock outs, blow outs, throw ups and throw downs all abound in this episode.
- Aug 29, 201700:00:0002:15:12
This edition the MMAniacs broadcast live from CES MMA 45, which took place Friday August 11, 2017. As always, hosts Matt Kona & Nick David give their unique perspective on MMA and call this event live as it happens.
The main card features two world-title bouts, including the long-awaited return of reigning CES MMA Heavyweight Champion Ashley Gooch (10-5, 7 KOs) defending the strap against fan-favorite Juliano Coutinho (7-3, 3 KOs), plus longtime regional stalwarts Saul Almeida (19-8, 1 KO) of Framingham, Mass., and Pedro Gonzalez (11-5) of nearby Gloucester battling for the promotion’s Interim Featherweight World Title. In a highly-anticipated regional showdown that could steal the spotlight Aug. 11th, rising lightweight star Nate Andrews (10-1, 5 KOs) of East Providence, R.I., puts his four-fight win streak on the line against Maine native Bruce Boyington (14-10, 8 KOs), a veteran of 24 professional fights and a three-time WSOF vet. Also on the main card, Cranston, R.I., welterweight Gary Balletto Jr. makes his television debut against Hooksett, N.H., vet Nick Alley (3-1, 1 KO). Balletto carries a three-fight win streak into next month’s bout, most recently dismantling Chris Torres by first-round submission on the preliminary card of “CES MMA 42.” Unbeaten Milford, Mass., bantamweight Kris Moutinho (4-0, 1 KO) battles Erie, Pa., native Brandon Seyler (6-5-1, 1 KO), who makes his second appearance with CES MMA. Moutinho is off to a flying start as a pro with wins in all four of his bouts under the guidance of CES MMA, including an impressive unanimous decision win over seven-fight vet Lloyd Reyes at “CES MMA 42.” Highlighting the preliminary card, 20-year-old Providence, R.I., native John Doumaagainst Jason Rine (0-2) of Danville, Ohio, following wins in each of his last three amateur bouts. Ludlow, Mass., lightweight Leon Davis (8-3, 1 KO) returns to face Andrew Osborne (7-10, 2 KOs), the two-time CES MMA vet and North Carolina native who now lives and trains in North Providence, R.I. Osborne comes off an upset win over previously-unbeaten Connor Barry by unanimous decision at “CES MMA 43” while Davis, a winner in his last four fights, makes his seventh appearance with CES MMA. Also on the preliminary card, unbeaten featherweight Dylan Lockhard (3-0) of Hollis, N.H., faces Cortland, N.Y., vet Ahsan Abdullah (7-7, 3 KOs). Lockhard earned his first two wins as a pro under the guidance of CES MMA, including a first-round submission win over Russell Campbell at “CES MMA 40” in November. Visit www.cesmma.com, www.twitter.com/cesmma or www.facebook.com/cesmmafor more information, or follow CES MMA on Instagram at @CESMMA.
- Jan 22, 201700:00:0001:31:03
In this episode we give a brief overview of 2016, celebrate our one year anniversary, discuss a few upcoming events and get an interview in with Donny Villanueva who is an instructor at LCCT BJJ in Shaumburg Ill where MMA fighters from around the globe (including Yair Rodriguez, Julianna Pena & Ben Rothwell) are flocking to train BJJ with head instructor Luiz Claudio.
- Sep 29, 201600:00:0001:17:47
On this episode we interview Steve Ward, New York state's first licensed MMA referee, as well as UFC standout Tamdan McRory leading into his fight against Nate Marquardt. Conor McGregor is set to face Eddie Alvarez for trhe lightweight title. What does he do after that? We make an oath to jointly attend UFC 205 in Madson Square Garden, talk about the incredible card that 205 is shaping up to be, the UFC once again welsome's back Ben "Killa B" Saunders and we speculate his first match