When you think about the XFC, what comes to mind? If you are a red blooded American male, chances are the name Marianna Kheyfets will cross your thoughts. Nick Newell, an inspirational story to any MMA fan, is another name that will surely come up. After a successful debut for the XFC in December, MMA … Read more
XFC President John Prisco talks with ProMMAnow.com about the XFC’s plans for 2012, why he disagrees with Dana White’s views on women’s MMA, possible locations for XFC 19 and much more.
“XFC 15: Tribute” takes place this evening at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Fla., and will air LIVE on HDNet starting at 9 p.m. ET. Lightweight prospects Eric Reynolds and Jonatas Novaes collide in the main event.
Brazilian jiu jitsu ace Jonatas Novaes has fought all over the world. But on Friday night, live on HDnet Novaes will find himself at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, FL in the main event of XFC ‘Tribute’ across the cage from the heavy handed Eric Reynolds. Both men will enter the cage on a four fight win streak.
December 2nd will be the culmination of a lot of hard work and will be the biggest night in Nick Newell’s young MMA career. Born with a condition called congenital amputation, Newell has been overcoming odds his entire life. ‘Notorious’ is now seeking his sixth straight win and looking to honor his fallen teammate, Abi Mestre, at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, FL live on HDNet.
ProMMAnow.com talks with Nick Newell about his upcoming fight at XFC 15, why he has a hard time finding opponents and how he deals with the attention he gets from being a fighter with one arm.
(Tampa, FL) Abi Mestre was on his way to making a name for himself as a professional fighter. After some success wrestling at American International College in Massachusetts, Mestre began training at Fighting Arts Academy where he met another rising prospect, Nick Newell. Together the two pushed each other everyday to get to the next … Read more