November, 2008

Anthracite Goes 3-0 at Superior Fight League

Pat Paulo, Nat Hasara, and Billy Newton led the Anthracite team to an undefeated night an SFL. Each fighter finished his opponent with a submission. To add to the excitement, all three fights were won in the first round.

  • Pat Paulo submitted Dillard Pegg in an Armbar with 2:47 of round 1.
  • Nat Hasara submitted Brendan Hampton with a Rear Naked Choke at 2:26 of round 1.
  • Billy Newton submitted Jeremiah Ragan with a Triangle Choke at 2:10 of round 1.

Jeremiah Gaffney's fight for this evening was cancelled.

Nat Hasara wins his MMA debut via unanimous decision

Nat Hasara won a unanimous decision in his three round bout against Sean Leffler on Saturday, November 1st. Nat used powerful strikes and excellent takedown defenses to secure the win, almost stopping his opponent on several occasions.

Anthracite Combat Club black dry-fit T-shirts are in.

These dry-fit t-shirts feature the Anthracite Combat Club logo and web site address on the back, and a small logo on the front. The t-shirts can be seen in the team photo below. More pictures will be posted soon. Please e-mail Jim at jbova @ for details.