Tag Archives: Michael Dufort

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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Bob ‘the Train’ Landry, Mic Dufort earn new amateur titles at EFL 3

After more than two years on the shelf, former pro fighter Bob ‘the Train’ Landry pulled out of the station Saturday night, winning the new EFL Heavyweight amateur title in his combat comeback. Headlining Empire Fight League‘s (EFL) third amateur … Continue reading

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Victory MMA 4: Battle for the Belts (Amateur) fight card and event info

Date & Time: Saturday, November 26th, 7:30 Location: Club Soda, 1225 St-Laurent, Montreal Tickets: Club Soda Promoter: Jamie McGowan Type: Amateur Past Results: Victory MMA 3, Victory MMA 2, Victory MMA 1 Fight Card (weight divisions in bold) 160 – … Continue reading

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EFL 3: the Comeback (Amateur) fight card and event info

Date & Time: Saturday, November 5th, 7:00 Location: Le Rossignol, 30 Monté des 42, Ste-Julie Tickets: details on poster below Promoter: Eric Bertrand Type: Amateur Past Results: EFL 2, EFL 1 Fight Card (weight division in bold) HW – Bob … Continue reading

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Bantamweight prospect Louie Sanoudakis remains undefeated with decision win at Fightquest 18 amateur event

Two of Quebec’s best bantamweight (135 lbs) amateurs went to battle Saturday at Fightquest 18, with 22 year-old Louie Sanoudakis (7-0, amateur), a Zahabi MMA prospect, getting the better of 17 year-old Mic Dufort (8-3, amateur), via decision, with 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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Karim Ranni avenges loss via close decision in Gladiator MMA rematch

Sorel-Tracy – Revenge was sweet for amateur Karim Ranni Saturday night at Gladiator MMA, as he edged out home-town favourite Alex Morgan in a rematch of a fight he’d lost last September. Despite cold weather and falling snow outside, the … Continue reading

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Top-five Quebec amateur lightweight rematch headlines Saturday’s Gladiator MMA event

Sorel-Tracy – When amateurs Alex Morgan and Karim Ranni meet this Saturday in Gladiator MMA’s main event, it won’t be for the first time. Last September, Morgan submitted Ranni via 2nd round arm-bar at Ring Extreme 14 in Quebec City. … Continue reading

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Michael Dufort – Summum 3 post-fight interview

Michael Dufort defeated Jonathan Kumps Saturday night at Summum 3 via rear-naked choke 87 seconds into the fight, giving him his fourth consecutive 1st round submission. Now 7-1 as an amateur, I spoke to the 17 year-old backstage after the … Continue reading

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Alex Morgan scores 17 second sub at Summum 3 amateur event

Summum 3 went down Saturday night before a crowd of about 300 at Le Skratch in Brossard.  Ten amateur MMA fights took place.  Scores weren’t announced in judges’ decisions, so I’ve put what I scored while watching if people are … Continue reading

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