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BOSTON -- Charles Rosa spoke to reporters after his UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver win over Sean Soriano on Sunday night. Rosa spoke about the special moment of winning his UFC debut in his hometown, the one-tap submission he got against Soriano and his past struggles losing both of his brothers to drug addiction. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The first four fights are in the book at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston, and three ended before the final horn. The UFC Fight Night 59 preliminary card might not have a ton of viewers due to a couple of NFL football games, but the early action was pretty good. The first bout went to a decision, but might stand up as the fight of the night when all is said and done. And the next three bouts all finished late finishes. In the opener, Joby Sanchez used power punched and some slick grappling to get by read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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BOSTON – Headed into the final round of a bout that was too close to call, Sean Soriano’s corner told him to keep it on the feet against Charles Rosa. Soriano did just the opposite, and it cost him, as Rosa locked up a D’arce choke to force a somewhat controversial tap.Filed (...) read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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UFC featherweight Charles "The Boston Strangler" Rosa overcame the loss of two brothers, and a battle with addiction, to live out a childhood dream at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston in front of his friends and family, where he watched his heroes play while growing up. The Boston Garden has long been the destination for many aspiring athletes growing up in Massachusetts. And it is often held in reverent tones among the faithful Boston fan base. The ice that lied underneath the skates of Bruin Legen read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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As an aspiring hockey player growing up in the Boston suburb of Peabody, Charles Rosa was like countless other young New Englanders who dreamt of taking the ice at the TD Garden in the Boston Bruins' black and gold. But his vision came with a twist. "I wanted to play for the B's like every other kid growing up," the UFC featherweight told MMAFighting.com. "But in my head, I would end up at center ice, fighting one of the Montreal Canadiens with the whole crowd going nuts." Rosa was serious about read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Charles Rosa’s sophomore UFC bout is rapidly approaching, and so far, it has everything his debut was missing and more. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

  • a month ago
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A featherweight bout between Charles Rosa and Sean Soriano has been added to UFC Fight Night 59 at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass. on Jan. 18, 2015.Rosa (9-1), whose nickname is "The Boston Strangler" will try to bounce back from his first career loss, a unanimous decision defeat to Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 53 on Oct. 4.Soriano (8-2) has suffered two straight losses, falling via submission to Tatsuya Kawajiri at UFC Fight Night 34 and via unanimous decision to Chas Skelly at UFC Fight Nigh read news >>

  • a month ago
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A featherweight bout between Charles Rosa and Sean Soriano has been added to the UFC Fight Night Boston lineup. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC’s January return to Boston continues to take shape as a pair of New Englanders are set to meet in a featherweight bout. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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At first glance, it seems like a terrible idea. It was Sunday night, six days before the next event, and UFC officials wanted Charles Rosa to drop everything and come to Stockholm to fight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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STOCKHOLM – UFC newcomer Charles Rosa came up short in a thrilling tussle with veteran Dennis Siver, collecting $50,000 for the evening’s “Fight of the Night.” But in the aftermath, Rosa was focused more on his loss than the financial (...) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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STOCKHOLM – Max Holloway, Mike Wilkinson, Dennis Siver and Charles Rosa each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances today at UFC Fight Night 53.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It wasn't a fight that grabbed a lot of headlines before the event, but it ended up being a talking point after the fact as UFC veteran Dennis Siver, 35, and Charles Rosa, 28, put on a highly-competitive, back-and-forth fight on the preliminary card for UFC Fight Night 53 on Saturday evening in Stockholm, Sweden. The entire event aired on UFC Fight Pass. Siver ended up defeating Rosa, winning a unanimous decision, but that doesn't accurately reflect how the fight looked. While Siver used superio read news >>

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