CES MMA has been the home to many household names in the Northeastern United States. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet two Northeast tigers looking to roar their way into contention.
Gary Balletto Jr – A professional since August 2015 and representing Tri-Force MMA, Gary Balletto Jr owns a 5-2 record in seven career bouts consisting of three submissions and two knockouts. Balletto Jr has spent his entire professional career with CES MMA. All five of Balletto Jr’s professional victories have resulted in a finish. At CES MMA 33, he submitted Cruz Johnson in the first round via heel hook. Then Balletto Jr defeated Montoyia Swilling via TKO in the first round at CES MMA 40. He tapped out Christopher Rico Torres via kneebar in round one at CES MMA 42. In his next appearance with CES MMA at CES MMA 45, Balletto Jr defeated Nick Alley via TKO in the second round. For his next outing with CES MMA at CES MMA 46, he submitted Shairif Jones in the third round via rear naked choke. ”Tiger” has without a doubt come roaring right out of the gates to begin his journey into the professional ranks!
Kaline Medeiros – A professional since May 2011 and representing Team Sityodtong Boston and Juniko, Kaline Medeiros owns a 9-6 record in 15 career bouts consisting of six decisions, two knockouts and one submission. Medeiros is an Invicta Fighting Championships veteran and has also competed for Legacy Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA. At EB Beatdown at 4 bears 10, she knocked out Stephanie Eggnik in the first round.Then at CES MMA Rise or Fall Medeiros defeated Rachael Sazoff via unanimous decision. She also defeated Brigitte Narcise via unanimous decision at CES MMA 24. At NEF Fight Night 17, Medeiros defeated Calie Cutler via unanimous decision. In her lone outing with Bellator MMA at Bellator 140 she submitted Sarah Payant in the first round via kimura. Medeiros defeated Katrina Lowe via unanimous decision at Legacy FC 45. In her Invicta FC debut at Invicta FC 17, she defeated Alline Serio via TKO in the second round. Medeiros defeated Manjit Kolekar via unanimous decision in her second Invicta FC outing at Invicta FC 19. In her return to CES MMA at CES MMA 49, she faced Jenna Serio and defeated her via unanimous decision. ”The Dark Angel” has captivated the MMA world like a chilling blast of icy wind!
Medeiros v Narcise CES MMA 24
Medeiros v Sazoff CES MMA Rise or Fall
Gary’s third round submission at CES MMA 46
Gary’s second-round TKO of Nick Alley at CES MMA 45