June 23, 2019

Summer Slam

STCC, Springfield, MA

Three of our little monsters were scrapping up in Springfield today and came away with some hardware. Chael took home the Gold, Conner in his first tournament took home Silver and A-Train brought home Bronze! Great job fellas! Everyone at Strike Zone is proud of your hard work!

September 13, 2019

Cage Wars 43 - Main Event

​Rivers Casino & Resort, Schenectady, NY

Well, our Big Boy Jeremy Woolfolk successfully defended his Heavyweight strap with a 1st round knock out. Now 7-0, 6 KOs. Congrats Champ Champ! Team Strike Zone's coaches, training partners, parents, and all those little wrestlers, that look up to you and are your biggest fans, are so very proud of you!!! Keep up the grind!

​Photography by Chris Sawicki - Cage Wars

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​​​July 23-26, 2019

NUWAY 2019 Summer Nationals

Harrah's Casino Hotel Resort, Atlantic City, NJ

Well, the "Smash Brothers" Chael and Jax "Hamma" went down to Atlantic City to do a little Wrastling this week. They both came home All-Americans, Oh Yeah!!! Chael took 4th and little brother, Jax "Hamma" took 6th place at the National Championships against some of the top wrestlers in the country. Congrats to these hardworking brothers! This is a great accomplishment and we are all proud of you here at Strike Zone!!!

June 30, 2019

Cage Wars 42

​Rivers Casino & Resort, Schenectady, NY

Strike Zone's Big Boy Jeremy Woolfolk defending his Super Heavyweight Title tonight at Rivers Casino in NY. It was scary for a bit because he put a Big man to sleep for awhile with some huge punches. Thankfully, eventually his opponent was up and seemed to be okay. Damn our Big Boy can hit. When the right hand lands nobody stands! Simple as that. Jeremy is not only the Super Heavyweight Champ but also the Heavyweight Champ. The sky's the limit for him. Congrats! As your song played, "Bout to Be Legendary"!!!

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March 30, 2019

Marshwood New England Classic

​Cross Insurance Arena, Portland, ME

A small team of wrestlers traveled up to Maine for the Marshwood NE Classic. Zach took 2nd, James and Cam took 3rd, Calvin took 4th, and Joey wrestled his butt off but missed the medal round. All had some really tough matches and had a really fun time. 

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August 10, 2019

New England King of the Ring

​OLIO, Peabody, MA

Our 16 yr old, "Energizer Bunny" Jillian, put on a display of tremendous heart and will to win the King of the Ring!!! She faced a tough opponent from Hartford and the action was non stop. Congrats Jillian!!! Another one of our boxers, Yourry Elisee, had a very tough opponent with more experience and weight, but Yourry's not one to turn down a fight.  Yourry lost by decision but showed tremendous heart. These two train non stop and everyone at Strike Zone is extremely proud of them. Keep up the hard work! 

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April 6, 2019

Cage Wars 41

​Rivers Casino & Resort, Schenectady, NY

Jeremy Wollfolk wins Super Heavy Weight Championship tonight to add to his Heavy Weight Championship, to become the 1st two division Champion for Cage Wars. TKO over the 310 lb Canadian in the 1st round. Congrats to our Big Man!!! Coaches and Teammates are proud to have you represent us here at Strike Zone!

March 24, 2019

New England Tournament of Champions

​Methuen High School, Methuen, MA

The "CHAMP" Little Big Man Chael was unstoppable today, adding another Championship to his collection. This little guy is on a mission, working his butt off day in and day out and it's definitely showing. Way to go kid! Everyone is wicked proud of you.

April 7, 2019

Mike Martelle Seminar

Strike Zone MMA, Norwich, CT

Strike Zone's Head Grappling Coach, Kirkor Papasian, received his Black Belt tonight. It was a long time coming and well deserved. He has put in a lot of years of training, competing and coaching through his career. Congrats to Kirkor and thank you Mike Martelle for another great seminar!!!

June 1, 2019

Reality Fighting - MMA

​Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT

Randy Francis made quick work tonight of his opponent finishing him with :01 to go in the 1st round. Great job Randy! We are all proud as hell of you. Your hard work is second to none!

March 9 & 10, 2019

New England Wrestling Championships

​Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

Brothers Cam and Cal wrestled their butts off and had a good showing. Cal took 4th place and Cam made top eight in all New England. These two brothers work hard and battle every match. Strike Zone is proud of both you guys. Way to represent. 

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April 13, 2019

New York Amateur Boxing Championships

​Schenectady Armory, Schenectady, NY

Our girl Jillian was in Schenectady, NY today for the New York Amateur Boxing Championships. When all was said and done she stepped out of the ring The CHAMP! This young lady trains hard, never complains, takes her lumps and keeps moving forward. She is an athlete and good at everything she does. So when she walked into Strike Zone three years ago we knew we had someone special. The sky is the limit for this young lady. Keep up the hard work kid, it's working!

Also, teammate Yourry, who hasn't been training long, stepped in the ring and had a war but lost a close decision. For the amount of time he's been training, this kid showed a ton of heart and skills. You will definitely be seeing a lot more of him in the future. 

We are all proud of the two of you!!! Thanks and congrats to Coach Jody for putting in the hours for our fighters. 

June 1, 2019

Reality Fighting - Grappling Superfights

​Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT

Coach Kirkor wins by Ankle lock. Anyone that ever trained with Kirkor knows he has a great leg lock game and tonight he proved it once again. This time in front of thousands at Mohegan Sun Casino. Congrats Coach Kirkor! Your students and team are wicked proud of you!!!

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May 5, 2019

NAGA - Ocean State Grappling Championship

​West Warwick, RI

Awesome day for our grapplers!!! Strike Zone was the Adult No-Gi Team Champion, was the 2nd place Overall Team, and the 2nd place Gi Team. Kirkor Papasian won the No-Gi Expert division and took home a belt. Julian Papasian won the Gi Brown belt division and took home a belt. Julian also placed 2nd in the Gi Black belt division and the No-Gi Expert division. Randy Francis won the Gi Blue belt division and came in 5th place in the No-Gi Expert division. Kurtis Froling came in 2nd place and 3rd place in two No-Gi Expert divisions. Eli Legassie came in 2nd place in two No-Gi Intermediate divisions and 3rd place in another No-Gi Intermediate division. Brendan O'Farrell came in 5th place in both the Gi White belt division and No-Gi Beginner division. Congratulations!!! Strike Zone is proud of you guys!!!!

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