Tag Archives: Joey Benoit

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

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Joey Benoit Summum 4 post-event interview

Saturday night, Summum 4 went down in St-Constant, for the first time using a cage instead of a ring for its amateur MMA fights. I spoke to president Joey Benoit (also Ringside‘s matchmaker) after the event about why he used … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Interview w/ Joey Benoit, Summum President and Ringside MMA matchmaker

Summum 3 went down Saturday night in Brossard. I spoke with the organization’s President Joey Benoit backstage after the event, where we discussed the evening’s fights, what he looks for when booking fighters for Rising Star events, why Summum 4 … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Post-Event Interview w/ Summum MMA President Joey Benoit

After a night of exciting fights, Summum MMA president Joey Benoit shared his thoughts on the level of submissions he saw, what it means to lose as an amateur, how amateur does and doesn’t prepare fighters to go pro, why … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Interview w/ Joey Benoit, Summum MMA President and Ringside MMA Matchmaker

With Summum MMA‘s second amateur card going down Saturday night in Brossard, I spoke by phone with Joey Benoit, the organization’s president, and Ringside MMA’s matchmaker.  He told me what fans can expect in Saturday’s fights, what amateurs can learn … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments