Monthly Archives: November 2011

Guillaume ‘the Showman’ Lamarche Instinct MMA 2 pre-fight interview (French)

This Friday in Quebec, Guillaume Lamarche (7-5) goes to battle against Stephane Lamarche (7-10) at Instinct MMA 2. I recently spoke to the Team Bergeron 27 year-old about facing another Lamarche, moving up to Lightweight, the accusation that he’s got … Continue reading

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K.E.F. 5 quick results (amateur) – Lampron scores fifth straight win

Riding a four-fight win streak coming in to Saturday night, Summum welterweight champion Kevin ‘the Maniac’ Lampron took on Zahabi/Tristar opponent Kevin Dellow in Kanreikai Extreme Fighting (KEF) 5‘s main event. Despite a size disadvantage (Lampron, who weighed in at … Continue reading

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New champion crowned, three titles defended at Victory MMA 4 (amateur)

Victory MMA returned Saturday night in Montreal with its fourth, and biggest event yet, with a main card featuring defenses of all four of the promotion’s amateur titles. After a slow start to the evening, with six of the opening … Continue reading

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Pride/UFC veteran Denis Kang discusses his past and present MMA career (Interview)

Thirteen years into his career, Denis Kang (34-14-2-2) continues to compete for love of the sport. I caught up with the ‘Super Korean’ last Saturday to discuss what’s next, his current two fight skid, how much MMA has changed since … Continue reading

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Quebec’s new amateur federation offers an alternate set of rules

After a decade alone governing the province’s amateur MMA scene, the Federation Quebecoise de Boxe Mixte Amateur (FQBM) should soon have company in the form of the recently announced Federation Quebecoise d’Arts Martiaux Mixte Amateur (FQAMMA). Citing a litany of … Continue reading

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Ex-Ringside LW champ Guillaume Delorenzi on his potential return to action (French interview)

After Guillaume ‘Il Toro’ Delorenzi compiled a 9-1 record, including eight TKOs, his career was on the fast-track. However, since his June 2010 win over UFC vet Dale Hart at Ringside 7, he’s been out of action. I spoke with … Continue reading

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Stephane Dubé dicusses Quebec’s new amateur MMA federation + rule list (French)

Saturday night in Longueuil, Impakt Fight Night 3 served as the test run for the new ‘Federation Quebecoise d’Arts Martiaux Mixtes Amateurs‘ (FQAMMA). Post-event, I spoke to technical director Stephane Dubé about why he and Joey Benoit are launching a … Continue reading

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Derek Gauthier Instinct MMA 2 pre-fight interview (French)

After kicking off the year with a loss to Iraj Hadin at Ringside 10, Derek Gauthier (7-3) bounced back by submitting Travis Cox via kimura at Instinct MMA 1. I recently spoke to the Lightweight about why he’ll beat Ricky … Continue reading

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Pereira defends title, Impakt 3 serves as test run for new amateur federation

At first glance, Saturday’s Impakt Fight Night 3 bouts in Longueuil, South of Montreal, looked normal, like the hundreds of other amateur MMA fights contested yearly in Quebec. In fact, they took place under a different set of rules as … Continue reading

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Impakt Fight Night 3 (Amateur) fight card and event info

Date & Time: Saturday, November 12th, 7:00 Location: Motel Royal Labarre, 2019 Taschereau, Longueuil Tickets: details on poster below Promoter: Joey Benoit Type: Amateur MMA (4 fights) & Amateur Muay Thai (10 fights) Amateur MMA Fight Card (weight divisions in … Continue reading

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