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Fight Night Rewind: CES MMA 13: Real Pain

Updated: Apr 24, 2020

CES is throwin' it back to 2012! CES 13: Real Pain is arguably one of the best MMA cards that New England has ever seen, and with the absence of live MMA in our lives right now, Jimmy Burchfield Jr. and the crew at CES are giving us a little gift Friday night, as they'll be replaying CES 13 for the masses to see. Tune into their Facebook & YouTube channels at 7:00 PM to watch the future stars of the UFC throw down at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, RI!

Friday April 24th, 2020 - As another would be fight weekend approaches it is hard to imagine going too much longer without some sort of live MMA in our lives. Before our worlds were entirely shaken up by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic; Friday night was due to host one of the biggest fight cards in CES MMA’s promotional history. CES MMA 61 was looking like one of the more talent rich fight cards in some time, with two of CES’s very own superstars, fresh off their stints in the UFC; Andre “The Asian Sensation” Soukhamthath (13-8) against Da’Mon Blackshear (7-3) and Kyle “Crash” Bochniak (8-5) against Jonathan Gary (13-11-2) set to return to the CES cage where both men made their storied climb up the ranks, on their way to the pinnacle of the sport. Also newly crowned CES Flyweight World Champion Blaine “The Shutdown” Shutt (8-4) would put his belt on the line for the first time against local favorite Richie “Suave” Santiago (8-2) who has put himself in line to taste CES gold for the first time. Providence’s own Dinis “Sweetbread” Paiva (13-7) was due to square off with 4 fight UFC veteran Austin Arnett (16-7) as the “Portugese Man of War” bids to crack the UFC roster in the near future. And Tri-Force MMA’s John Douma (4-2) had his eyes set on his fourth win with the promotion, as he would return from a two fight bid with Bellator MMA against fellow wrestler; Giorgi “Little Godzilla” Kudukhashvili (5-4). However, with the World of MMA on hold, and CES 61 postponed because of the Coronavirus, CES MMA is looking to d