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Orion MMA 3 (amateur) results – Nordik’s Maxime Blanchard takes a split decision over Jeremie Capony

The Montreal area’s ever busy amateur schedule continued chugging along Friday night, as the Orion gym in Longueuil put on a card packed with home team talent for its third show. With only the main event going the distance, the … Continue reading

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Following post-fight appeal, Ranni decision win over Morgan overturned to a draw at Gladiator MMA 2 amateur event (full results)

Saturday’s Gladiator MMA 2 amateur event in Sorel-Tracy, North-East of Montreal, was the setting for an exciting rematch between Karim Ranni and Alex Morgan, two top-five Quebec lightweight prospects. Locking horns, the confident opponents entered the main event looking to … Continue reading

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Karim Ranni Gladiator MMA 2 post-fight interview

Returning for a third fight with rival Alex Morgan, Karim Ranni successfully defended his title Saturday at Gladiator MMA 2, awarded a unanimous decision win by the judges. I spoke to the 18 year-old amateur following the the fight about … Continue reading

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Orion MMA 2 (Amateur) fight card and event info

Date: Saturday, August 27th Location: Orion Sports Complex, 2391 Chambly, Longueuil Time: 7:00 Tickets: See poster below for details Promoter: Ian Harvey Type: Amateur, 10 fights Past Results: Orion MMA 1 Fight Card Jeremy Capony (Orion) v. Jordan Turcotte (Sherbrooke) … Continue reading

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Kru Ash Orion MMA 1 post-event interview

Kru Ash (aka Achraf Alaabouch) is the Orion MMA team’s head coach for Muay Thai and MMA. He’s also one of former UFC-fighter Patrick Côté‘s trainers. I spoke to him after Orion MMA 1 about his fighters’ performances, which of … Continue reading

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Ian Harvey Orion MMA post-event interview

Ian Harvey is owner of the Centre Sportif Orion in Longueuil, on Montreal’s South Shore, which Saturday hosted its first amateur MMA event, Orion MMA 1: the Beginning. I spoke to the 28-year old after about his successful show, how … Continue reading

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Jeremy McNamara Orion MMA 1 Post-Fight Interview

Fighting Saturday in Orion MMA 1‘s main event, Jeremy McNamara took a unanimous decision over Olivier Gilgen, improving to 11-5 as an amateur. I spoke to the Longueuil 20 year-old after his fight about having to go the distance, utilizing … Continue reading

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Jeremy McNamara delivers decision, as Orion MMA goes 11-1 at its first amateur event

Orion MMA held its inaugural amateur event, titled ‘the Begininning,’ Saturday in Longueuil, on Montreal’s South Shore. As is usually the case for the home team at amateur MMA shows, Orion fighters had an overwhelmingly successful night, going 11-1 in … Continue reading

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