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XFC 27 ‘Frozen Fury’ takes promotion to Michigan for the first time


Fresh off the success of Night of Champions III in Nashville, Xtreme Fighting Championships has now set its sights on a new territory. December 13, 2013 will mark the traveling promotions first trip to the Northern U.S., when XFC 27: Frozen Fury invades Muskegon, Michigan. The weather outside will be frigid, but the action inside the LC Walker Arena will be red hot when XFC President John Prisco and crew treats the crowd to 12 action packed fights. Read More »

Junior Assuncao to meet Daniel Swain in XFC 27 main event live on AXS TV

Swain vs Assuncao

The contracts are signed and the Featherweight Main Event is set for XFC 27 in Muskegon, MI Live on AXS TV Friday Dec. 13th. Former XFC Lightweight World Champion Junior Assuncao (14-5) returns to the cage ready to face off against newly signed 22 year old Daniel Swain (10-2). The two will collide in the headlining fight, just after the Featherweight Co-Main event which will decide the new champion in the division. As if any more incentive is needed, a new title holder being crowned just 1 fight prior their time to shine is sure to give the two fighters an even bigger reason to get the win that night. Read More »

Hanna Cifers replaces Brianna Van Buren against Heather Clark at XFC 26


Injuries happen. Promoters, fighters and fans have all learned to accept this reality. But, what many people seem to forget is, fighters are also human, and a simple illness can sneak up on you at the worst possible time. Unfortunately for Strawweight Brianna Van Buren, this is the situation she finds herself in, just one week out from her nationally televised fight with Heather Jo Clark. Van Buren’s camp contacted the XFC early Tuesday morning to inform them of Brianna’s Flu like symptoms, and by late afternoon it was confirmed; Van Buren would not be cleared to compete at Night of Champions III on Oct 18th. Read More »

Junior Assuncao signs deal with XFC

Junior Assuncao

In 2010, Assuncao, a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Black Rope in Capoeira, defeated John Mahlow to capture the XFC Lightweight Championship. Before being able to defend his new title, Assuncao was offered the opportunity to return to the UFC, so with the blessing of XFC President John Prisco, Junior was let out of his contract and he respectfully vacated his belt. Read More »

Ian Stephens vs. Ryan Thomas set for XFC 25: ‘Boiling Point’

XFC 25

On September 6, 2013, two of Xtreme Fighting Championship's newest signees will face off LIVE on AXS TV, when undefeated Ian Stephens and MMA veteran Ryan "The Tank Engine" Thomas meet at XFC 25: Boiling Point. The Welterweight match up will take place at the Albuquerque Convention Center, in Albuquerque, New Mexico and it will serve as an elimination bout, as the company draws closer to crowning its first 170 pound Champion. Read More »

BluegrassMMA Live with John Prisco and more tonight at 9 p.m. ET


A huge weekend is on tap in our world and tonight we look to break down just a portion of it. The fun kicks off Friday night with XFC 24 from Tampa, Florida as Scott Holtzman looks to take the XFC lightweight championship but standing in his way is a former champ and grizzled veteran of the sport in John Mahlow. A huge card is on tap from the USF Sundome. Saturday night we travel to Florence, KY for a stacked card at Turf Wars 12. Eugene Perrin puts his undefeated pro record on the line against fellow unbeaten Robert White. Read More »

Nick Newell fires back at XFC

nick newell heel hook coggins

It was announced by Florida-based MMA promotion Xtreme Fighting Championships on Friday they had stripped their lightweight champion Nick Newell (9-0) of his title for refusing to fight Scott Holtzman (4-0) in the XFC 24 main event on June 14, a fight the organization had been promoting and selling tickets to for some time. Read More »

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