Nearly every weekend there’s a minor league MMA event somewhere in the world. Here’s a brief look at one: Ring of Combat 43, which went down at the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. on Friday, January 25, 2013.


  • Ryan LaFlare def. Andrew Osbourne via Submission (Armbar) at 2:01, R3
  • Deividas Taurosevicius def. Frank Carabello via Submission (Reverse-Triangle Choke) at 3:38, R1
  • Chris Wade def. Mike Medrano via Unanimous Decision
  • Ariel Sepulveda def. Ryan Contaldi via Unanimous Decision
  • Frankie Perez def. Alfred Walker via Submission (Head-and-Arm Choke) at 3:36, R2
  • Elias Silverio def. Pat DeFranco via Split Decision
  • Andre Harrison def. Ruben Ray via TKO (Punches) at 2:19, R2
  • Joe Ray def. Gil Isabel via Majority Decision
  • Robert Plotkin def. Whitney Francois via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 3:27, R1
  • Frank Buenafuente def. Ashure Elbanna via Submission (North-South Choke) at 3:23, R1
  • Keith Berish def. Mike Andrillo via TKO (Injury) at 1:10, R1


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