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Six title fights set for Ring of Combat 48

Chris Wade, left, and Andre Harrison, right, spar

(Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan)

Ring of Combat has a history of sending its fighters to the UFC and other top mixed martial arts promotions -- a list that runs more than 80 names deep and includes Matt Serra, Frankie Edgar, Chris Weidman, Josh Koscheck, Uriah Hall and Edson Barboza, to name a few.

On May 16 at The Tropicana in Atlantic City, Ring of Combat returns for its 48th fight card. Six titles will be in the line,...

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Ryan LaFlare returns to win at Ring of Combat 43

LI's Ryan LaFlare trains for MMA title shot

The last time Ryan LaFlare fought inside a steel cage, everyone loved Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, Carmelo Anthony was a Denver Nugget and LeBron James was still a month away from making "The Decision."

Out of action for more than two and a half years because of injuries, LaFlare returned Friday night to the same set of results as every one of his previous fights: victory.

LaFlare,...

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