Pride, honor and gratification are surging at Tri-Force MMA after a series of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu belt promotions occurring throughout recent weeks. The dedicated and deserving students earned their promotions through relentless hard work, growth and allegiance to the sport.
Win, lose or draw, competing within Mark Wisher’s Fight Night promotions in Pawtucket, RI will always serve as a baseline learning program for Tri-Force MMA competitors. The young talent that is just now tapping into their aspirations to fight competitively will gain their first exposure to fighting inside a ring before a crowd by competing for Wisher’s Fight Night.
Plymouth, MA-- Cages Titans XXXV is just two days out from closing of the cage door. Going live this Saturday, August 12th at the Plymouth Memorial Hall, professional fighter, Daniel “The Hamburglar” Cormier (5-7) of Tri-Force MMA, will step onto the canvas to take part in a night of MMA excellence.
Set for his professional MMA debut on Friday, August 11th at CES 45, Rhode Island’s John Douma of Tri-Force MMA is ready for a fight. With an impressive amateur career (5-2), Douma currently holds two amateur featherweight belts for Cage Titans MMA and Combat Zone MMA. When asked if his accomplished amateur career had earned him a nickname, the ever-blunt Douma simply stated, “F**k nicknames. I’m all business.”
With CES 45 fast approaching, Gary “Batman” Balletto Jr. (3-1) of Tri-Force MMA and Nick Alley (3-1) of Team Link, are set to share the cage as they look to make their mark on the welterweight rankings. Just a week out from the action, CES 45 will take place at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, RI on Friday, August 11th and will be live on AXS TV.
In a valiant effort on all accounts, Team Tri-Force stepped into the ring to test themselves and their skills on Saturday, July 15th at Mark Wisher’s Fight Night at B&F Gym in Pawtucket, RI. Three Tri-Force competitors took home wins in two Muay Thai matches and one kickboxing match, each with impressive showings.
In a show of force, nine Tri-Force MMA competitors are set to fight tonight at 5:30pm for Mark Wisher Promotion’s Fight Night at B&F Boxing Gym in Pawtucket, RI. The card will feature amateur kickboxing and Muay Thai matches at a variety of weight classes, making it an ideal event for fighters who are young in their combat sports career.
Fresh off the heels of his CES 44 win, the call came through for New England’s Greg “Ribz” Rebello (22-7) to compete for a UFC contract. The opportunity proved unlike any other, as Rebello is set to fight live on UFC FIGHT PASS for the premiere of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series on July 11th.
Tri-Force MMA is proud to announce the promotion of five of its newest blue belts on the team. Alisha Vacca was promoted on April 26, 2017 and shortly thereafter, Diego Juarez, Travis Nguyen and Aiden Kravitz were promoted on May 17, 2017. Pablo Rodriguez is the most recent addition to the blue belts, having been promoted on May 27, 2017.
On May 20, 2017, three competitors from Team Tri-Force MMA arrived in Springfield, MA to take part in the King of the Mat 10 Grappling Championship. This no-gi tournament accommodates for all levels of adult and youth divisions. Dion Rubio, Toby Oden and Dylan Chase came to compete, each earning a podium finish in their respective divisions.
As the very first promotion beyond white belt, the ideal progression for a student to earn their blue belt is substantial. Growing from a casual participant looking to pursue a new hobby to becoming a truly dedicated practitioner of the sport, the road to the blue belt is a different journey for each student.
Team Tri-Force took to the mats in Stratford, CT on April 29, 2017 to take part in the grappling fundraiser tournament, Tap Cancer Out. Taking home three medals within three separate divisions, Team Tri-Force continues to put their name on the map as a serious contender within all areas of mixed martial arts.