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April 9th, 2017
James Lynch

Regional fighters pick who they think will make it to the Stanley Cup finals and who will win it all in the 2017 NHL playoffs. Click below to see who picked who… Greg Rebello – CES heavyweight – 00:00:03 Jesse Finney – Former Strikeforce fighter & Shamrock FC President – 00:01:09 Erion Zekthi – Shamrock FC…

March 31st, 2017
James Lynch

CES 42 Betting Odds CES 42 emanates from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island tonight (March 31st) live on AXS TV. In the main event, welterweight champion Chris Curtis defends his title for the first time as he battles “The Brown Bomber” Will Santiago. Curtis (14-5) has won four of his last five fights and trains…

January 27th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

CES MMA 41 will air its main card live on AXS TV starting at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT tonight (January 27, 2017). The event will be held inside the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. The event will be headlined by a featherweight title bout between champion Mat Bessette (20-7) and challenger Kevin Croom (17-7)….

November 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, October 21, 2016) for its 163nd event. The event featured a headlining bout with a light heavyweight championship fight between champion Liam McGeary and challenger Phil Davis. Also, New England-based promotion CES MMA held its 39th event which was broadcast on AXS TV. Overall on the night, three betting favorite…

November 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

CES MMA 39 will air its main card live on AXS TV starting at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT tonight (November 4, 2016). The event will be held inside Plymouth Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The event will be headlined by a middleweight fight between TUF veteran Chuck O’Neil (17-8) and Will Santiago (6-3). There will…

October 31st, 2016
James Lynch

Mike Rodriguez (5-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Kevin Haley (5-3) at CES 39 / Cage Titans 31 joint event on Nov 4th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Mike also talks about moving up to light heavyweight for this fight, competing in his 5th bout this year & favourite TV shows right…

October 30th, 2016
James Lynch

Chuck O’Neil (17-8) discusses his upcoming fight against Will Santiago (6-3) at CES 39 / Cage Titans 31 joint event on Nov. 4th  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Chuck also talks about being in Brazil for his teammate Eric Spicely’s upset victory at UFC Fight Night 95, competing in his 3rd…

October 28th, 2016
James Lynch

Peter Barrett (5-0) and brother Max Barrett (3-0) discuss their upcoming fights on the CES 39 / Cage Titans 31 joint event on Nov. 4 during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  They also talk about competing on AXS TV for the first time, their training camps for their respective fights and…

August 12th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

CES MMA 37 will air its main card live on AXS TV starting at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT tonight (August 12, 2016). The event will be held inside the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. The event will be headlined by a bantamweight title fight between Andre Soukhamthath (10-3) and Kin Moy (8-2)….

August 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Greg Rebello (20-6) discusses his vacant heavyweight title fight against Ashley Gooch (9-4) at CES 37 on Aug. 12th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Greg also talks about his newborn son, fighting for his first heavyweight title and some of the recent transactions in the NHL

August 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Andre Soukhamthath (10-3) discusses his upcoming title defence against Kin Moy (8-2) at CES 37 on Aug. 12th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Andre also talks about having the opportunity to avenge a loss, his training camp for this fight and he reflects on his best memory of teammate Jordan Parsons…

August 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Matt Bessette (19-7) discusses his upcoming 145lb title fight against Pedro Gonzalez (11-5) at CES 37 on August 12th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Matt also discusses his four-fight win streak,  dealing with short notice opponents his last few fights and competing for his first CES title.

June 10th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

AXS TV will be back this Friday with some action from the Northeastern US. CES MMA continues their run on AXS with a card featuring a host of lightweight fights. Originally, the main event was intended to be a lightweight title bout between Ryan Sanders and defending champion Luis Felix. The two had previously fought…

May 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Rob Font (12-1) discusses his upcoming fight against John Lineker (26-7) at UFC 198 on May 14th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Rob also talks about being inducted into the CES “Cage of Honor”, competing in Brazil for the first time in his career and who he wants after this fight. .

April 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Lewis Corapi (7-2) discusses his upcoming fight with Keenan Raymond (3-3) at CES 35 on Apr. 16th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lewis also talks about winning his last fight, why he’s had a bit of a gap in between fights, travelling to London and of course fine dining.  

April 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Rico DiSciullo (5-0- NC) discusses his upcoming fight against Randy McCullough (3-0) at CES 35 on Apr. 16th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Rico also talks about the illness that forced him off CES 32 in January, heading into this matchup with a clean bill of health and fighting a short notice…

April 1st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

CES MMA 34 will air its main card live on AXS TV starting at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT tonight (April 1, 2016). The event will be held inside the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. The event will be headlined by a welterweight non-title fight between champion Chris Curtis (13-4) and challenger Nah-Shon Burrell (12-6),…

March 30th, 2016
James Lynch

Johnny Campbell (11-7 NC) discusses his upcoming fight against Matt Lozano (6-3) at CES 34 on Apr. 1st during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Johnny also talks about making the transition from hockey to MMA, being an Edmonton Oilers fan, back to back losses and where he got the nickname “Cupcakes”

March 28th, 2016
James Lynch

Chris Curtis (13-4) discusses his upcoming title defense against Nah-Shon Burrell (12-6 NC) at CES 34 on Apr. 1st during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Johnny also talks about making the transition from hockey to MMA, being an Edmonton Oilers fan, back to back losses and where he got the nickname “Cupcakes”

March 11th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

CES MMA 33 will air its main card live on AXS TV starting at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT tonight (March 11, 2016). The event will be held inside the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. The event will be headlined by a bantamweight contest between prospects Andre Soukhamthath (9-3) and Kody Nordby (6-3). The…

March 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Featherweight Charmaine Tweet (7-5) discusses her upcoming fight with Jessy Miele (5-2) at Prestige FC 12 on March 12th a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Charmaine also talks about not competing on Invicta FC 15, how this fight came together and why she quit her day job as a banker.

March 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Nate Andrews (7-1) discusses his upcoming fight with Julian Lane (9-5-1) at CES 33 on Mar. 11th  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Nate also talks about his backstory, his teammate Luis Felix already beating Lane last year and how close he is to a UFC contract.  

March 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Joe Pingitore (5-2-1) discusses his upcoming rematch with Taylor Trahan (5-5-3) at CES 33 on Mar. 11th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Joe also talks about working as a EMT during the day,  balancing that with training and why he’s obsessed with this upcoming rematch.    

March 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Kody Nordby (6-3) discusses his upcoming 135lb title fight against Andre Soukhamthath (9-3) at CES 33 on Mar. 11th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Kody also talks about why he’s wanted this fight for four years, his current three-fight win streak, training for a five-round fight and how close he is to a…

March 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Greg Rebello (19-6) discusses his upcoming fight with Keith Bell (7-7-1) at CES 33 on Mar. 11th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Greg also talks about his highlight reel knockout over Mike Mucitelli at CES 31, why he’s fighting at heavyweight and not cruiserweight and he reveals his pick for this…

March 4th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturday’s UFC 196 main event between Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz. I spoke to the following fighters. Anthony Gutierrez: Titan FC bantamweight – 00:00:02 Greg Rebello – CES Heavyweight – 00:01:30 Kody Nordby – CES bantamweight –…

January 8th, 2016
James Lynch

CES Director of Operations & Matchmaker Pat Sullivan previewed Friday’s CES 32 event during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Pat also discusses all the injuries on this card, which prospects we should be keeping an eye out for and plans for CES 33.  

January 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Ryan Sanders (9-7) talks about stepping up on short notice to fight Luis Felix (14-8) at CES 32 this Friday during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Ryan also discussed how this fight came together, how Marcus Davis got him into MMA and why he’s addicted to the game “Clash of Clans.”

January 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Featherweight Manny Bermudez (3-0) discusses his upcoming fight against Evan Parker (5-3) at CES 32 on Jan. 8th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Manny also talks about how he spent his holiday season, competing on AXS TV and gives us his New Years Resolutions.

December 14th, 2015
James Lynch

Middleweight Eric Spicely (8-0) talks about trying out for TUF 23 on Dec. 14th in Las Vegas during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Eric also discusses about a variety of other topics including – Update on his injury, which he suffered prior to his CES 31 victory – Competing at light heavyweight – What he’ll miss the most…

October 30th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as CES 31 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (August 14, 2015) at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island and features a main event welterweight title fight between…

October 30th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

New England’s biggest promotion Classic Entertainment and Sports (CES) returns after just over a two month break for its 31st event. CES 31 takes place tonight (Friday, October 31, 2015) at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island, and features a lightweight main event between Chip Moraza-Pollard (10-8) and Gil de Freitas (17-5). Also featured on the card is former UFC…

October 29th, 2015
James Lynch

CES Director of Operations and Matchmaker Pat Sullivan discussed Friday’s  CES 31 event which airs live on AXS TV during a “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Pat also talks about a variety of other topics including – Being a boxing fan and eventually working in the MMA industry – His pick for CES 31 “Fight…

October 29th, 2015
James Lynch

Rhode Island based Classic Entertainment & Sports MMA returns this Friday night on AXS TV with CES 31, which emanates from the Twin River Casino in Lincoin, RI. Along with a championship matchup in the main event, this card features a number of Bellator veterans along with some up and coming prospects. Here’s a preview…

October 29th, 2015
James Lynch

Middleweight Pat McCrohan (0-0) looks to make an impact in his professional MMA debut this Friday at CES 31 against Buck Pineau (1-1). Pat talked about his debut on a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Pat also talks about a variety of other topics including – How the deal with CES came together –…

October 28th, 2015
James Lynch

Heavyweight Mike Mucitelli (7-2) discusses his upcoming fight with Greg Rebello (18-6) at CES 31 on October 31st during a “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Mike explains this matchup is a must win fight for him “There is no point is screwing around, I’ve got to get right back on track or get off the track. I’ve got…

October 28th, 2015
James Lynch

Middleweight Aaron “Tex” Johnson (14-10) discusses his upcoming fight with Eric Spicely (7-0) at CES 31 on October 30th during a “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Tex disscusses how he thinks this fight will end “I don’t care, he’s got to step in that cage and deal with me. I’m going to try to hurt him.  It’s always…

October 27th, 2015
James Lynch

Heavyweight Greg Rebello (18-6) discusses his upcoming fight against Mike Mucitelli (7-2) on October 30th at CES 31 during “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” While this is an important fight for the 33-year old, he’s not in a rush to get to the UFC. “I’m worried about Mike Mucitelli, I’m not worried about getting into the…

October 27th, 2015
James Lynch

Chuck O’Neil (15-7) discusses his upcoming CES middleweight debut fight against Daniel Vizcaya (8-3) on October 30th at CES 31 on a “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast.” “If it stays on the feet I’m going to knock him out. If I get down to the ground he’s going out there too. I’ve…

October 26th, 2015
James Lynch

Bantamweight Dinis Paiva (7-5) looks for his fifth straight 1st round victory, as he faces Kody Norby (4-3) at CES 31 on October 30th. “My honest opinion I feel like I’m going to clip him hard and he’s not going to react well. I feel like I’m going to finish the round probably by TKO, strikes, I’m…

October 26th, 2015
James Lynch

Welterweight Chip Moraza-Pollard (10-8) is coming off the biggest win of his career against Dan Lauzon at CES 30 this past August. The win has earned Pollard a shot at the promotion’s vacant welterweight title against Gil de Freitas at CES 31 on October 30th. He discusses this matchup and much more on a “1 on 1” edition of “The…

September 24th, 2015
James Lynch

Featherweight Khama Worthy (7-4) discusses his upcoming bout against Chris Coggins at KOTC: Hands of Steel on September 26th on a “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast.” “He’s got a really good left armbar. I’ve actually seen him in action two times, he’s a bigger 145er. But he does some stuff that…

September 11th, 2015
James Lynch

Name: Eric “The Dream Catcher” Spicely Age: 28 Height: 6’1 Weight Class: Middleweight Record: 7-0 Fighting Out Of: Olneyville, RI (Tim Burrill Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) Next Fight: Aaron “Tex” Johnson (CES 31) October 30th. Like most kids growing up, Eric Spicely wanted to become a professional wrestler and was heavy influenced by superstars like Ravishing Rick Rude and Shawn Michaels….

September 9th, 2015
James Lynch

Lightweight Luis Felix got his revenge on August 14th when he defeated Julian Lane in a rematch at CES 30. Along with avenging his last loss, he also captured the promotions lightweight championship. For the 30-year old it was easily the biggest victory of his career and a culmination of all the years he’s put into the…

September 8th, 2015
James Lynch

Former UFC light heavyweight fighter Patrick Walsh earned his third win in his last four fights as he defeated Jesse McElligott at CES 30 on August 14th. It was the first time Walsh competed for CES since 2013 and the first time he’s competed outside the octagon in his last two fights. With CES having a new partnership with…

August 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Classic Entertainment and Sports (CES) 30 took place last night (August 14, 2015) at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island, and overall the card was interesting featuring a variety of quick stoppages, some wars of attrition and rather lackluster main event. Overall from a betting perspective, one favorite and four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

August 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as CES 30 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (August 14, 2015) at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island and features a main event rematch between Julian Lane and…

August 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With no UFC, Bellator, Titan, or WSOF event this weekend, AXS TV promotion CES MMA is bound to get a bit more attention than usual. The New England-based organization has been picking up momentum since its cards began airing on AXS TV back in August of 2014. A year later, the main event of CES…

August 12th, 2015
James Lynch

CES is back with another action packed event this Friday live on AXS TV, while the rest of the major promotions take the weekend off. Along with the lightweight championship up for grabs in the main event, this card features a number of intriguing matchups and some notable UFC veterans. Here are five reasons to tune…

August 12th, 2015
James Lynch

Lightweight Luis Felix gets his shot at redemption Friday as he faces off against CES 155-pound champion Julian Lane in CES 30’s main event. These two previously fought over a year ago at CES 25, with Lane capturing the vacant lightweight title with a third round submission victory. Felix has since racked up two straight…

August 11th, 2015
James Lynch

Bantamweight Rico DiSciullo looks to keep his unblemished record in tact this Friday when he meets Jake Constant in a 140-pound catchweight bout at CES 30. The 28-year old grew up playing all types of sports including hockey, baseball and has been involved in some type of martial arts throughout his life. But it wasn’t until…

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