The Aries Sports Fighting Championships hosted two types of competition categories Chinese Kickboxing (San Da) and Brazilian Jiujitsu at the National Sports Center.
With several fights on the card the evening got underway on time and continued to follow.
Picking up big wins on the night was Reyel Bowen who defeated his opponent from USA Dustin Knight, Krista Dyer defeated Sarah Peterson from the USA, Lonnie Bascome won his match defeating Nicholas Kusmich from Canada.
Aries Sports Fighting Championships
Leaira Caines defeated Yuzari DeSilva Duanjal Lambe defeated Carl Cao Tristan Mckaskill defeated Alessandro Davis Darlon Cash defeated SabasNan Davis Nicholas Kusmich defeated Cole Durham Szaine Williams defeated Ethan Walton Dominique Brown defeated Alaina De Los Santos Enzi Johnston defeated Keegan Dyer Aaron Lugo defeated Ezra Dyer Che Durham defeated Ezekiel Padilla Prince Bani defeated Milton Hill Lonnie Bascome defeated Nicholas Kusmich Dean Jones defeated James Johnson Joshua Smith defeated Prince Bani Kaelin Cox defeated Geoffrey Kahn Jason McAlpine defeated Prince Bani Daisy Barry defeated Ryley Mason Chris Rego defeated Dan Medland Sean McDonagh defeated Bruce Miano Krista Dyer defeated Sarah Peterson Reyel Bowen defeated Dustin Knight
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Phillips Host Ballin Outta Control Book Signing
Former professional Basketball player Sullivan Phillips held a Book signing session for his newly released book titled Ballin Outta Control, which is described as an “amazing journey that epitomizes that sometimes you must truly be lost in order to find your way.”
Phillips played professional basketball in Europe, playing for teams in England, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Cyprus over the course of his career, which saw him named as defensive player of the year in both Hungary and Cyprus. He was named to the 2012 Olympic basketball team for England, however later deemed ineligible as he had played for Bermuda.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Countdown to Aries Fighting Championships
Aries Sports Center in partnership with the Bermuda Sanshou Association is excited to announce that the 1st Annual Aries Fighting Championships will be taking place this Saturday, July 20, 2019. The event will consist of a day time family fun day, followed by a Fight Night of “edge of the seat” entertainment featuring Bermuda’s best youth and adult Chinese Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiujitsu competitors.
The event will start at 9:00AM and take place at the National Sports Center under the Big Tent on the North Field. It will begin with a family fun day designed to bring the community together in support of some of Bermuda’s most talented martial artists. Entry is free for the daytime event between 9:00AM through 5:00PM, and it promises to be an awesome day with something for everyone in the family to enjoy, including a kid’s zone with fun castle and face painting. There will be high-energy demonstrations alongside competitive matches. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from a number of well-loved vendors.
The main event will start at 7:00PM with gates opening at 6:00PM. The event is unlike any other that has taken place in Bermuda to date with high level competitions between local and international Chinese Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiujitsu athletes. They will face off on top of a competition Lei Tai in front of the crowd! Our competitors will be traveling from Europe, Canada and the United States to compete against our local athletes. Come out and support competitors such as Reyel "Red Dragon" Bowen, Krista "Fire" Dyer, and Ryley Mason as they look to represent Bermuda on our local soil against fierce competition.
General admission is $45, and tickets can be purchased at ptix.bm. VIP tickets are $75 and include ringside seating and designated parking at the National Sports Center.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Sports Minister Privately Host Island Games Team
Sports Minister Lovitta Foggo welcomed members of Bermuda’s NatWest Island Games team to the Ministry of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports.
Donning their vibrant pink and blue Bermuda national team uniform and clad with their medals the team members represented the sports of Athletics, Bowling, Squash, Volleyball and Badminton.
During their visit, Minister Foggo took the opportunity to personally congratulate the team members following their recent success at the games in Gibraltar.
She also expressed her appreciation to them for representing Bermudian excellence on the global sports stage. Minister Foggo shared with the team that all of Bermuda was proud of their performance and wished them continued success in their future sporting pursuits.
Monday, July 15, 2019
Bermuda Optimist Sailors Produce Best Finish Ever
The 2019 Optimist World Championship in Antigua, came to an end with the best results ever for Team Bermuda.
Out of 65 countries at the largest Optimist World championships ever, Bermuda is the only country with two top ranked sailors.
Bermuda was led in the Gold Fleet, by Christian Ebbin, Ebbin had been playing second fiddle to Sebastian Kempe who led the Bermuda Fleet until the final day.
Ebbin finished the Regatta with 145 Net Points in the 8th place spot, while Kempe finished in 11th place with 149 Net Points.
In Silver Fleet, Magnus Ringsted finished in 20th place and 85th overall with 2550 Net Points, while Laura Hupman finished in 42nd place in the Fleet and 106th overall.
Nicole Stovell finished in 5th place in the Emerald Fleet and 197th overall with 268 Net Points.
According to coach Pablo Weber, “I am very proud to be part of Team Bermuda and thankful to the Bermuda Optimist Dinghy Association for giving me the opportunity to help develop these sailors. I also want to thank all of the people that made this possible.”