Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dominic Morin talks KEF 3 and Kanreikai Joliette (post-event interview)

Sensei Dominic Morin has trained martial arts since 1987, specializing in full-contact karate. Now leader of the Kanreikai Joliette team, he organized the KEF 3 event Saturday. I spoke with him after about his team’s performance, what his fighters learn … Continue reading

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Miky ‘the Wolf’ Houle Kanreikai Extreme Fighting 3 post-fight interview

Fighting in front of his home crowd Saturday night at KEF 3, Kanreikai’s Miky ‘the Wolf’ Houle did not disappoint, delivering a decision finish  through aggressive stand-up offense. I spoke to the 19 year-old after about winningt, the feeling of … Continue reading

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Houle delivers punch-heavy decision at Kanreikai Extreme Fighting 3

Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Qc – Fighting before his hometown crowd Saturday night, Miky ‘the Wolf’ Houle stepped up to the occasion, delivering a solid main-event decision victory in Kanreikai Extreme Fighting (KEF) 3‘s most impressive performance.  Nestled at the back of a … Continue reading

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Kanreikai Extreme Fighting 3 Amateur MMA quick results

Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Qc – Kanreikai Extreme Fighting 3 went down Saturday night at the Jolodium, about an hour from Montreal. Seven amateur MMA fights took place in front of approximately 200 fans, all featuring fighters from the Kanreikai Fight Club of … Continue reading

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Third Kanreikai Extreme Fighting amateur MMA event goes down this Saturday (w/ fight card)

Joliette – Seven amateur MMA fights will take place Saturday night at the Centre de Loisir Jolodium. The match-ups will all feature fighters from the Kanreikai MMA school, led by Sensei Dominic Morin, who is hosting the event. Amateurs from … Continue reading

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Late Round Flurry: Dealing with MMA Draws

It’s only April, but already half of the UFC PPVs have had their main events finish in a draw. More recently, another draw occurred at Strikeforce: Diaz v. Dailey. ‘Downtown’ Dave Brown returns from a hiatus this week to tell … Continue reading

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Rejean Groulx talks his Ringside 10 Fight of the Night (interview & transcript)

In Ringside 10‘s Fight of the Night, Rejean Groulx (5-1) lost for the first time, tapping out in the 3rd Round after landing awkwardly on his neck during a slam by featherweight champion Michel Gagnon. I caught up with Groulx … Continue reading

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Karim Ranni Gladiator MMA post-fight interview

Fighting Saturday at Gladiator MMA in his opponent’s hometown, Karim Ranni (8-2, amateur) avenged a September loss to Alex Morgan via close decision (play-by-play below). I spoke with the 17 year-old after about why he deserved the decision, how his … Continue reading

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Alex Morgan Gladiator MMA post-fight interview

Fighting Saturday at Gladiator MMA in front of his home crowd in Sorel-Tracy, Alex Morgan (8-2, amateur) lost a close decision in a main event rematch against Karim Ranni (play-by-play below). I spoke with the 19 year-old amateur after the … Continue reading

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Michael Dufort Gladiator MMA post-fight interview

Michael ‘The Machine’ Dufort (8-1, amateur) pulled off his 5th straight 1st-round submission Saturday at Gladiator MMA, this time via triangle choke (see play-by-play below). I spoke with the 17 year-old St-Jean amateur after the fight about locking in another … Continue reading

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