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Lou Neglia with Matt Culley's New York Fighting is excited to bring back another stacked grappling card to the great state of New York! With submission leagues popping up across the country, RISE has quickly become a dominant player and the premier grappling in New York with it's mixture of up and coming BJJ artists and UFC fighters. This could not be more evident as the main event features UFC fighter, Chris Wade taking on Sidney Outlaw of Dana White's Contender Series. RISE 3 will also crown its inaugural featherweight champion with a 145 lb. 8-man tournament with EBI rules.
The undercard is stacked with local grappling talent and much, much more!
RISE 3 takes place Saturday, June 13 at The Space in Westbury, New York. Tickets can be purchased online at New York Fighting.
For the first time, Lou Neglia brings his regional promotion, Ring of Combat, to the great state of New York!
Another spectacular night of mixed martial arts took place at the Tropicana in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Lou continues to raise the bar in MMA matchmaking as tough fights make great fighters and ROC 60 proved just that. No losses just lessons as this night featured KO's, submissions, head kicks, etc. Now ROC has 5 new champions! See below for results and championship images.
Results and Images by New York Fighting
Mike Trizano vs. James Gonzalez
Trizano wins unanimous decision in three rounds all three judges 30-27 30-27 and 29-28
Ahmed Samirvs. Eric Roncoroni
Samir wins via KO at 0:11 of round one
Taj Abdul Hakim vs. Willie Hosch
Abdul Hakim wins via KO at1:21 of round one
Anthony Giacchina vs. Stephen Regman
Regman wins via KO at 2:49 of round one
James Quigg vs. Alex Keshtov
Keshtov wins via KO at 2:54 of round one
135 – Phil Caracappa vs, Brandon Urquijo
Caracappa wins split decision in three rounds 29-28 29-28 and 28-29
145 – Kenny Foster vs. Tim Dooling
Dooling wins split decision in three rounds 29-28 29-28 and 28-29 Proenza
145 – Phil Doig vs. Joe Schick
Schick wins unanimous decision in three rounds 29-28 29-28 and 30-27 Tirelli
157 – Nekruz Mirkojaev vs. Jerome Mickle
Mirkojaev wins unanimous decision in three rounds 30-26 Tirelli 30-27 Krawiec and 29-28
145 – Sodik Ismoilov vs. Pampos Grigoriou
Ismoilov wins unanimous decision in three rounds all three judges 30-27
265 – Alex Myers vs. Edwin Smart
Myers wins unanimous decision in three rounds 30-27 30-27 and 29-28
It was a great night of stand up action when the world’s premiere kickboxing promotion, GLORY, came to New York’s World Famous, Madison Square Garden, this past Friday, July 14th. A very energetic crowd witnessed many of the best stand up fighters participate on this action packed night.
Lou Neglia is very proud to be working with the GLORY team for the next three years and winners from October 13th's Combat at the Capitale will again get to compete for GLORY Kickboxing when they come back to New York on December 1st.
Results listed below.
Photo credit: You Bin
Jennie Nedell def. Chantal Perry by unanimous decision
Zarrukh Adashev def. Mateo Maldonado via unanimous decision
Jonathan di Bella def. Lennox Chance via unanimous decision
Guto Inocente def. Benjamin Adegbuyi by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Kevin Vannostrand def. Giga Chikadze by unanimous decision (30-26×3) – featherweight tournament final
Elvis Gashi def. Josh Jauncey by TKO (three knockdowns). Round 2, 2:59
Kevin Vannostrand def. Mo Abdurahman by TKO (two knockdowns in one round). Round 1, 1:52 – featherweight tournament semifinal
Giga Chikadze def. Aleksei Ulianov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) – featherweight tournament semifinal
Pavel Zhuravlev def. Saulo Cavalari by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-28) – for interim light heavyweight title
Bailey Sugden def. Arthur Sorsor by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Joe Taylor def. Ariel Sepulveda by TKO (three knockdowns). Round 2, 2:55
Anissa Meksen def. Jady Menezes by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Itay Gershon def. Rafal Dudek by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Chenchen Li def. Terrance Hill by knockout (overhand right). Round 1, 1:45
It was another action packed night that had fans jumping out of their seats when Lou Neglia’s Ring of Combat came back to the Tropicana Showroom in Atlantic City, New Jersey with its 59th installment. Lou Neglia and the ROC assembled a top-notch 11 bout fight card including five title fights.
By now you may have heard the news Dana White was in attendance for ROC 59 along with Matt Serra and Gian Villante with their web series, “Looking For A Fight,” where White and company travel the country visiting different fight promotions in search of new talent for the UFC. If it’s talent they’re looking for, they came to the right place. Ring of Combat has distinguished itself as one of the UFC’s top feeder organizations on both a national and international level with over 120 fighters going on to compete inside The Octagon.
For second time, Dana saw first hand the talent that comes out of ROC as he recruited Merab Dvalishvili and Sidney Outlaw to the Octagon with a third high on the radar, Julio Arce.
Full results of ROC 59 below:
265 lbs. TITLE
Brendan Barrett vs. Shelton Graves
Graves wins via tap due to kimura at 2:34 of round two
145 lbs. TITLE
Tim Dooling (130-837) vs. Julio Arce (101-875)
Arce wins via unanimous decision in three rounds, all three judges 30-27
135 lbs. TITLE
Raufeon Stots (138-231) vs. Merab Dvalishvili (128-855)
Dvalishvili wins via KO spinning backfist at 0;15 of round one
155 lbs. TITLE
James Rumley vs. Sidney Outlaw
Outlaw wins via tap due to rear naked choke at 4:18 of round one
135 lbs. TITLE
William Elliott vs. Brandon Urquijo
Elliott wins unanimous decision in three rounds, all three judges 29-28
Eddie Lenoci vs. Mike Trizano
Trizano wins via TKO referee stoppage due to punch at 0;34 of round two
Wendell Sneed vs. Tajuddin Abdul-Hakim
Abdul-Hakim wins via unanimous decision in three rounds 29-28
Andrew Salas vs. Dom Biondo
Salas wins via tap due to rear naked choke at 3:57 of round two
Michael Lawrence (142-751) vs. James Gonzalez (147-350)
Gonzalez wins via unanimous decision in three rounds 30-26, 30-26 and 30-27 Holland
Tevin Cooke vs. Paul Grant
Cooke wins unanimous decision in three rounds, all three judges 29-28
Chris Stanton vs. Edwin Smart
Smart wins at 2:06 of round one via verbal tap due to americana