On July 16th 2011 this historical event took place as the first ever mixed martial arts event was held at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

This was Martial Arts Super Sport (MASS) inaugural event and it featured some of the nations brightest stars and local up & coming talent in the world of MMA.

The Main Event was a Championship Fight between Swoyersville native and Undefeated Featherweight Champion (11-0) Jimy “The Kid” Hettes vs. current Ring of Combat Featherweight Champion, Jacob Kirwan (11-2).  This fight had been long awaited and was the most anticipated matchup on the east coast.   Called for by most MMA experts, this bout determine who was the best 145lbs fighter in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Hettes defeated Kirwan for the MASS Featherweight Title via triangle Choke in the Second Round.

That night MASS President Mike Malast secured a multi-fight deal for his champion with the UFC.

You can check out all the news and fight card updates as they are announced on MMA Melee who is the official news source of MASS and MMA’s Top Social Network.



Results Verified By Commission, Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission

Winner Loser Method Round Time
Jim Hettes Jacob Kirwan Submission 2nd 3:58 Title Fight
James Cianci Ryan Harder TKO/RSC 1st 0:55
Jay Haas Nicholas Bleser TKO/RSC 1st 3:25
Rex Harris Chase Owens Submission 3rd 4:49
Richard Patishnock Diego Peclat Decision 3rd
Michael Zola John Ortiz-Rivera Submission 1st 1:18
William Weber Anthony McGlynn Decision 3rd
Dave Spadell Jr Jeremiah Wells KO 2nd 0:19
Steve Mytych Amel Beharovic Submission 1st 1:20
Date  and    Times
7/16/2011 –  7:00 PM
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza 255 Highland Park Boulevard Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702













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