Exclusive: Team Bomb Squad to join the IFL

March 28, 2008 By: Sam Caplan Category: Team Bomb Squad, IFL

bombsquadlogo-new.JPGTeam Bomb Squad, a team comprised of some of the top MMA fighters in the Northeastern corridor of the United States, will make its formal IFL debut on May 16 at the Mogehan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, team manager Gary Marino revealed exclusively to (

The team, which will be coached by Ryan Ciotoli, will face Mario Sperry’s World Class Fight Center during the IFL’s May event. Mike Massenzio will represent Team Bomb Squad in a middleweight bout while John Howard will compete in a welterweight fight. The third spot on the team, which will be a lightweight slot, has not yet been determined.

Two Team Bomb Squad affiliate fighters will also be appearing on next Friday’s IFL show at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ. Brendan Barrett will be fighting Alex Schoenauer while Nate Lamotte will take on Chris Horodecki.

TTT for Team BombSquad!

I have competed in Ryan's NE Grappling tournament and loved it.

TTT for the Bombsquad.  I just hope the IFL sustains itself and you guys don't lose your ass ($$$) in this.

Good luck with your fights.

big congrats! expect big things from the bombsquad. awesome!

Well deserved, congrats to Ryan, Gary and the whole BombSquad crew!

Goodluck to Nate and Brendan! Lets see what the Northeast can do.

Good luck to the Bombsquad guys. Pretty cool going to the IFL.

John Howard is the man...his jiu jitsu is slick

TTT For Gary Marino.

Now, He is one of the classiest guys in the sport.

I would have thought ADCC News had the exclusive back on 3/12/08. Good job, Cio!


Congrats Gary. Best of luck!

Awesome news!!

This team is going to represent the Northeast and all the best fighters in this region. We will be holding tryouts in the near future.


throw bombs

bombs away!!!

Nate Lamotte v. Chris Horodecki april 4th new jerseyNate LaMotte V Brendan Hoxie (49).JPG

ttt for Gary and Team BombSquad