ProMMAnow.com XFC 26 photo gallery (prelims)

ProMMAnow.com was on the scene at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn., this past weekend for XFC 26: NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS III. The following photo gallery shows images from the night’s preliminary card action.

Scott Holtzman impressive in first title defense

Measuring the the significance of experience for a mixed martial artist is a tricky thing to do. When breaking down fights and analyzing match ups one factor that always gets noted is the number of fights and level of experience. Sometimes experience seems to help but many times talent reigns heavy on a fight.

ProMMAnow.com XFC 26 photo gallery (main card)

XFC 26: NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS III took place Friday night at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. ProMMAnow.com was on the scene with the LIVE results and PLAY-BY-PLAY and also snapped the following images from the AXStv televised main card headlined with a lightweight title bout between Scott Holtzman vs. Roger Carroll.

XFC 26 LIVE results and play-by-play

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — ProMMAnow.com is on the scene at Municipal Auditorium for tonight’s “XFC 26: NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS III” card airing live on AXStv and headlined with a lightweight title bout between current title-holder Scott “Hotsauce” Holtzman and Roger “The Leprechaun” Carroll.

Nate ‘The Train’ Landwehr XFC 26 vlog – part 2

The following video shows Clarksville, Tennessee’s SSF Academy product Nate “The Train” Landwehr training for his upcoming fight versus Keith “Rockstar” Richardson which goes down at XFC 26: NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS III this Friday, Oct. 18 at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn.

Justin Davis tapped on short notice to face Luis ‘Sapo’ Santos at XFC 26

Justin Davis must be confident or crazy. Davis has agreed on short notice to step up and fight Luis Santos this Friday at XFC 26. Davis is 13-11 and coming off back to back losses but a win over Santos could put him back on the right track. Davis is a Strikeforce veteran who has fought a who’s who in the world of mixed martial arts.

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.

XFC “Night of Champions III” preliminary bouts showcase rising Tennessee talent

The country will get to see the likes of Scott Holtzman, Luis Santos and Pearl Gonzalez when XFC 26 “Night of Champions III” goes live on AXS TV October 18th but the people in the seats will be treated to some of the rising stars that Tennessee has to offer. John Prisco and company have assembled the preliminary bouts with exciting prospects that will get the crowd ready for the main card that culminates with Tennessee’s own Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman defending his XFC lightweight title.

ProWMMA Now! returns tonight with Roxanne Modafferi, Pearl Gonzalez and more at 9:30 p.m. ET

Gina Begley and Emily Bartee return tonight with another full lineup of women from our sport. Up first will be Pearl Gonzalez.Pearl makes her way to Nashville for XFC 26 on October 18th. Pearl will face Cortney Casey in the XFC flyweight title bout. One woman will leave the champion. Pearl has recently gotten married, switched camps and is ready for her return.