September, 2008

Jeremiah Gaffney and Chan Williams earn wins at Asylum Fight League's Abyss

In the fourth bout of the night, Anthracite Combat Club's Chan "Silky" Williams was victorious in his MMA debut over Keith Knudson with a third round submission. After two rounds of high paced action and exchanges, Chan secured a rear naked choke, forcing his opponent to tap.

Yetti makes a run at three in a row! Chan Williams & Jim Gerner make debuts.

Tonight at the Club Abyss in NJ, Jeremiah "Yetti" Gaffney makes his third appearance in the cage. The Yetti will face off with Rhino Fight Team member Chris Venneri. Yetti has ripped off two victories in the past month and plans on continuing his winning ways. Two more first timers for Anthracite CC make the MMA debut tonight. The Asylum Fight League has turned out to be a first class event and a great place to gain experience. ACC fighter Jim "Flex" Gerner squares off against Francis Alfonso in the eleventh scheduled fight of the night.

Pat Paulo makes MMA debut!

On Sept 21, 2008 Pat Paulo made his MMA debut in Somerdale NJ. Pat had a hard three round fight that ended in a draw. Pat displayed superior ground control and takedowns during the fight and ended in a dominant position.

Yetti Wins At Barley House Brawls!

On Sept. 11, 2008 Jeremiah "Yetti" Gaffney made his second appearance in the cage in Akron Ohio. After making a very sucessful MMA debute last month and  winning in 55 sec. into the first round by ground and pound, the Yetti continued his winning ways. Jeremiah won his second match by opening the fight with a series of leg kicks which then led to a dominating throw. The Yetti then controled the action on the ground and  secured back control where he finished the fight by ground and pound. The fight was stopped 1:55 into the first.

Next Generation of Anthracite Fighters slated to fight in September

On Sept. 21, 2008 Pat Paulo will make his MMA debute at 139lbs. Pat has been working very hard and earned his chance to fight for Anthracite CC. We all look forward to Pat's big day.