'Weekend warriors' bring home trophies

NORWICH – A local group of mixed martial artists, consisting of young professionals, attended a tournament at Ithaca College recently and brought home three place-winning trophies.



Team “Choke Him Out,” based in Norwich, brought seven of its regular members to the Jujitsu submission tournament and captured two first-place positions and one third.

Jeff Newton and Fran Loiselle both earned first place while Reuben Roach took third place in their divisions. The event drew over 200 competitors, including professional fighters.


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