Tag Archives: Jason Courchesne

MMA and the push to succeed against all reasonable odds

In the run-up to his last fight, Ian Perron finally decided it was time to visit a physiotherapist and deal with the nagging injury that had plagued him over the past few years. Two hours of treatment later, he stepped … Continue reading

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Top prospect Jason Courchesne on his Instinct debut win, what’s next (French interview)

Debuiting for Instinct MMA, Jason ‘the Spartan’ Courchesne (2-0) dominated Alex Gutierrez (0-1) on way to a 1st round arm-bar sub. I caught up with the 25 year-old Welterweight to discuss why he knew he’d win, his new six-fight contract … Continue reading

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Jason Courchesne Instinct MMA pre-fight interview

Coming off a TKO win in his pro debut, Jason ‘the Spartan’ Courchesne will be back for this October’s Instinct MMA 1 event. I caught up with the 24 year-old at K.E.F. 4, where we discussed the ease with which … Continue reading

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Spisak, Courchesne, and St-Jean deliver convincing finishes at UGC 27

Montreal – After threatening to knock his opponent out at Friday’s weigh-ins, Barrie, Ontario’s Matthew Spisak (4-2) effectively delivered on his promise, earning a solid 2nd round TKO over Jean-Marc Lalonde (2-5) at UGC 27. Though the night, and the … Continue reading

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UGC 27 weigh-in results: Nestor, Ruiz, and all eight mixed martial artists on target (w/photos)

Weigh-ins for Saturday night’s UGC 27 took place this afternoon at Bistro Le Porto, near downtown Montreal, with all 16 fighters making weight. The event is headlined by a boxing bout, where UGC’s president and promoter Ali Nestor Charles (159.1 … Continue reading

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Jason Courchesne Rising Star 3 pre-fight interview

Finishing his amateur career at 10-2, 24 year-old Jason Courchesne will make his pro debut at Rising Star 3 on May 14. I spoke with the Kanreikai Joliette welterweight at KEF 3 where we discussed his amateur experience, why now … Continue reading

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Jason Courchesne Fightquest 17 post-fight interview

Set to make his professional debut at Rising Star 3 this May, Jason Courchesne won his penultimate amateur fight by rear-naked choke Saturday at Fightquest 17. I spoke with ‘the spartan‘ after the fight about his performance, his readiness to … Continue reading

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Trepanier-Challice rematch headlines Saturday’s Fightquest 17

Moving from its usual home at Le Skratch in Laval, Fightquest 17 goes down Saturday night at Amusement 222 in St-Constant, a suburb south-west of Montreal, with nine amateur MMA fights. The reason for the move is Zahabi Rive Sud’s … Continue reading

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Post-Fight Interview w/ Main Event Winner Jason Courchesne

After defeating Rémy Bussieres via unanimous decision in the main event at Summum MMA 2 , a satisfied Jason Courchesne spoke to me about what gave him the advantage over Bussieres, why he accepts the lack of knees in amateur … Continue reading

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Quick Results for Summum MMA 2

Summum MMA 2 went down tonight at Le Skratch in Brossard.  Here are the results from the evening’s fights.  Check back on Sunday for pictures, and post-fight interviews with main event winner Jason Courchesne and about to go pro Keven … Continue reading

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