Mixed Martial Arts training (MMA) is quickly becoming the fastest growing sport in the world.  After much success in Elmira last November, the 'Art Of Combat III'  hits Binghamton at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena, Friday January 25th.

Sport MMA is rooted in boxing, kickboxing, submission wrestling and even judo.

The goal of 'Art of Combat' is to provide today's amateurs with a professional venue like the Arena, a professional experience and for the fans that attend, to best experience in MMA.

We are very fortunate to have some of the best athletes in our area competing for this Binghamton event presented by 'Power of 1' MMA Sport and Fitness and various title sponsors.

The evening includes the following fight cards:

>>  The 145 lbs. title fight has Power of One: Quinton Gaskins vs. Victory MMA: Pete Mazzeo

>>  And the 155 lbs. title fight featuring Tai Kai Jiujitsu:  Dickie White vs. Victory MMA: Frank Scalzo

** Card Subject to Change

Upstate Shredding Title Fights
155# Dickie White – Tai Kai JJ (Ranked #3 in Northeast) VS Frankie Scalzo –Victory MMA (Ranked #1 in Northeast)
145# Quinton Gaskins – Power of One Elmira (Ranked #2 in Northeast) VS Pete Mazzeo – Victory MMA(Ranked #2 in Northeast)

Upstate Shredding Welterweight Tournament
170# Marc Giordano – Dojo One VS Anthony Norton –Western NY MMA
170# Jason Lapage – Duquette Submission Fighting VS Paul McDonough – Pridelands MMA

Upstate Shredding Feature Fights
125# Tim Page – Power of One Elmira VS Mike Colon – TNT MMA
165# Kassine “The Dream” Omar – Buffalo MMA VS Monty Swilling - Independent
185# Giuseppe DiLoreto – Power of One Vestal VS Matt Kurey – Tai Kai Jiu Jitsu
140# Paul Karabon – Power of One Vestal VS Adam Bisingnani – Pridelands MMA

Upstate Shredding Undercard
185# Tom Connolly – Power of One Vestal VS Chris Martin – Dojo One
135# Mike Karam – Dojo One VS Brian Larson - Independent
145# Oliver Currie – Power of One Vestal VS Corey Lauth – Combat Sports Lab
Heavyweight Ben Okenke – TNT MMA VS Matt Spack – Tai Kai Jiu Jitsu
185# Kareem Coston – Power of One Vestal VS Donald Graham – Tai Kai Jiu Jitsu

Doors open at 6pm, the fights start at 7pm.  Tickets are on sale now at the Arena Box Office and at 'Power Of One' locations.  Click here for more information.

Here are some highlights of the Elmira fights: