BOYINGTON vs BESSETTE – CES MMA 64
‘Pretty Boy’ and ‘The Mangler’ SET TO THROWDOWN FOR THE CES MMA LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE
NORTH EAST MMA Media
Matt Bessette and Bruce Boyington are set to battle it out for the CES MMA Lightweight Championship Title September 17, 2021 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut – CES MMA 64. The winner will make CES MMA history and become the first ever 2-division CES champion. Who will be CES Champ-Champ?
BOYINGTON READY TO FIGHT FOR CES MMA LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE
He is known throughout the New England region and the northeast as Bruce “Pretty Boy” Boyington. He is an exciting, explosive, and intelligent fighter who always brings action inside the cage. With a professional record of (17-12) Boyington has battled it out for numerous promotions during his career. Such promotions include CES, NEF (New England Fights), and the WSOF to note a few. Boyington has gained eleven of his seventeen wins via finish. He knows how to stop an opponent. Three of his finishes have come via submission.
The forty-two year old Boyington began his pro career inside the MMA cage back in June of 2009. In April of 2014 he won his first pro title, the vacant CFX Lightweight Title with a unanimous decision victory over Ruso Khubejashvili. In September of 2014 Boyington captured the NEF – Fight Night Pro Lightweight Championship belt in his very next bout. He went on to successfully defend the Fight Night Lightweight Title four times.
In August of 2018 he won the vacant CES MMA Featherweight Championship via a second round rear naked choke against a very formidable Sean Soriano. He went on to successfully defend his CES MMA Featherweight Title in May of 2019 at CES 56.
BESSETTE EAGER TO GET BOYINGTON INSIDE THE CAGE
He is known throughout the northeast and New England as MATT “The Mangler” BESSETTE.
Bessette made his professional debut back in September of 2007. With a professional record of (24-10-0 nc-1) Bessette has produced a strong career in the pro cage, fighting under such promotional banners as Bellator, CES, Reality Fighting, and GFL. He fights out of Connecticut and has gained sixteen of his twenty-four wins via finish.
In October of 2010 he captured the vacant Reality Fighting Lightweight Championship Title. In April of 2011 Bessette won the Global Fight League Pro Lightweight Title belt via second round guillotine choke submission over John Benoit at GFL 10. In July of 2017 his talents landed him on the prestigious Dana White’s Contender Series. In January of 2018 Bessette debuted with the UFC at UFC 220. In his very next bout Bessette fought on The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale in July of 2018. Bessette has high level experience and in January of 2020 he won the vacant CES MMA Pro Featherweight Championship Title with a exciting third round stoppage.
If you are an MMA fan from the northeast you probably are already aware of Boyington and Bessette. If you are from New England you probably are already aware of the intensity both BOYINGTON and BESSETTE can bring to the cage. Most likely you are already aware of the athletically orchestrated violence they are both capable of generating. Boyington and Bessette are true seasoned veterans of the sport. Both have evolved to become big pro names on the northeast and New England regional MMA scene. These two fighters represent the tough fierce warriors of the northeast. These two athletes are what MMA in the northeast and New England is all about. Two hard-working high end professionals with top level talent and a history of delivering action packed fights. Boyington knows how to dish out the dynamic booms and with a nickname like ‘Pretty Boy’ he looks good doing it. Bessette knows how to grind hard, unload heavy strikes, and is always eager to make war on his feet or on the ground. This is a very good matchup! This is going to be a very good fight!
NORTH EAST MMA Media (c)
V-METRO MULTIMEDIA (c)
By – Thomas Vickers (MMA Journalist)