The “CES Podcast” released its first episode and to start off the show they had CES featherweight champ Matt “The Mangler” Bessette as the guest. CES will have a new episode released every Monday featuring a mix of CES MMA and CES Boxing personalities as a guest. Matt breaks down his old fights, talks life in quarantine, and his mindset in fighting. Stay tuned to FightBook MMA, partners/affiliates of CES MMA, for all your CES Podcast episodes.
CES MMA is a mixed martial arts promotional firm based out of Providence, R.I., founded by legendary boxing promoter Jimmy Burchfield Sr. It promoted the first sanctioned professional mixed martial event in the state of Rhode Island on Sept. 17, 2010, at Twin River Casino Hotel. Since its inception, CES MMA has promoted and developed the careers of several current and former UFC contenders, including Charles Rosa, Rob Font, Calvin Kattar, Mike Rodriguez, and Tony Gravely, among others. CES MMA began in 2014 with a multi-year broadcast deal with AXS TV. In 2019 the Rhode Island promotion and UFC Fight Pass reached a multi-year Live Streaming agreement.