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Gregor Gillespie, who fights tonight at Ring of Combat 50, remembers a teammate’s almost flippant piece of encouragement one day in 2012 as he walked around with an IV pump in his backpack. Filed under: News read news >>

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ROC middleweight title contender, Oluwale Bambgose discusses his career and life goals, his religious beliefs, preparing for his son's future and why Jon Jones is giving "real" Christians a bad rap. Lou Neglia's east coast promotion, Ring of Combat, is now in its 13th year of operation. Some of the biggest names in the sport got their start at ROC, including former UFC champions Matt Serra and Frankie Edgar, as well as current middleweight champ, Chris Weidman. Their alumni list is a who's who i read news >>

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Matt "Razor Sharp" Rizzo has become one of the East Coast's top prospects. He intends to build on that at Friday's ROC 50 and give the UFC another flyweight option. read news >>

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Four-time collegiate All-American wrestler Gregor Gillespie puts his undefeated record on the line this Friday at ROC 50; however, he's fought even bigger opponents outside the cage. As Ring of Combat (ROC) nears its 50th event on Friday (Jan. 23, 2015), Gregor Gillespie prepares to take on his fourth opponent as a professional fighter. Competing at a high level isn't new to Gillespie, as he's a four-time NCAA All-American who compiled an impressive 152-13 record at Edinboro University. Edinboro read news >>

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There was no UFC, Bellator, or WSOF this past weekend, but RFA 22 took place featuring a main event with Chidi Njokuani and Gilbert Smith. In addition, the Polaris Pro Jiu-Jitsu Invitational featured top talent like Kit Dale, Keenan Cornelius, Dean Lister, Garry Tonon, Marcin Held and more. Last, but certainly not least, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison headlined the first Roc Nation boxing event on Fox Sports 1. This is episode 6. read news >>

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Jay Z’s sports agency, Roc Nation Sports, has obtained licenses to promote boxing events in New York and Washington, D.C., according to a report from ESPN.com. read news >>

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The 42nd incarnation of Ring of Combat from Atlantic City, N.J., featured four title fights, including a bantamweight title defense by UFC veteran Jimmie Rivera. read news >>

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The main event of Ring of Combat 40 was originally scheduled to feature Tom DeBlass, but the light heavyweight heeded the call from the UFC for its show in Sweden on April 14. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Canadian welterweight Nordine Taleb has signed to fight for the Bellator Fighting Championships in 2012. read news >>

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Highlighted by a quartet of championship bouts, the final Ring of Combat event of 2011 went down Saturday night at the Tropicana Resort and Casino. read news >>

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- The 36th edition of Ring of Combat at the Tropicana Casino was the stage for UFC veteran Pete Sell’s return to action following a two-year hiatus. read news >>

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This past weekend was one overflowing with mixed martial arts, even excluding Saturday’s dueling Strikeforce and UFC events. read news >>

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Chris Weidman was able to remain undefeated with a first round TKO victory over previously undefeated Uriah Hall at Ring of Combat 31 Friday night at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino. read news >>