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Weekend Recap: Evolution Athletix goes 3-1, Bochniak wins, Jean-Jacque on deck



It was a pretty busy weekend for local fighters even though there were no local events being held. Here's a quick recap of this weekend's results for our local fighters.

Bochniak Grabs Another Win at XMMA 2 in South Carolina

Kyle "Crash" Bochniak (10-5) improved to 2-0 since being cut from the UFC roster back in October of 2019. He's impressed against some pretty stiff competition under the banner of fledgeling Florida based promotion XMMA. In his first appearance with the promotion back in January, "Crash" secured a unanimous decision victory over Sanford MMA prospect, Caio Uruguai, in a battle in Florida. On Friday he took on UFC vet, Marcus Brimage (7-8), and took home a dominant unanimous decision victory, improving his record to 10-5.


Bochniak is an exciting fighter that always comes forward in his battles. The Lauzon MMA product went 2-5 under the UFC banner before being cut, and has gone to decision in his last 9 overall fights, sporting a 4-5 record including his most two recent wins fighting for XMMA. But regardless of the number of decisions that he's produced recently, his fights are always entertaining - absorbing punches and throwing strikes in an extremely high volume. If he continues to rack up victories against high-level competition, then a return to the big leagues is not out of the question for "Crash".

Evolution Athletix Goes 3-1 in the Hoosier state, and Grabs a Few Belts in the process

Saco, Maine based Evolution Athletix made a trip to the mid-west to take part in Art of Scrap 2 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. 5 of its amateurs fighters were set to go to battle, but only 4 were able to step into the cage to compete, as Teddy Politis' (1-0) opponent refused to come out of the locker room to fight, thus the fight being scrapped all together. All-in-all it was a hugely successful trip for coach Nate Libby and his crew of amateurs, going 3-1 on the night, and taking home 2 amateur belts back to New England.


Tyler Smythe (1-1) was the lone defeat on the night for the camp, as he dropped a flyweight split decision in a hard-fought battle against a very game Dominic Heath (2-0).