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XFC returns to North America with Gerhart vs. Assuncao

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June 17th, 2014 TAMPA, FL  - After nearly six months of Latin America expansion and behind the scenes production advances, Xtreme Fighting Championships North American division has finally spoken; LOUDLY. The Tampa, Florida based promotion announced today, not only its long-awaited return to domestic ... Read More »

Danasabe Mohammed earns multi-fight contract at XFC tryouts

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One hundred sixty hopefuls filed into Charleston MMA, all with the same dream and goal; to secure a multi-fight contract with the XFC. The talent in the room was plentiful, but when the smoke settled, there was one young fighter that stood out from the rest. President John Prisco and the XFC staff are proud to announce the XFC Open Tryout winner and newest member of the Welterweight Division, Danasabe Mohammed. Read More »

XFC signs Dom O’Grady to multi-fight deal

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You only get one shot at a first impression, so, when Michigan's own Dom O'Grady (16-6) decided he would introduce himself to the XFC, and it's legion of fans, he planned to make an impression they won't soon forget; and tapped out top contender Eric Reynolds. O'Grady is a true veteran of the sport. With a professional career dating back to 2007, O'Grady has been competing domestically and internationally for over six years. Between 2010 and 2012, O'Grady fought eight times for King of the Cage, with an unprecedented six of those eight bouts for promotional titles. From September to December of 2010, Dom held both the Lightweight and Welterweight KOTC title belts simultaneously. Read More »

XFC 27 highlights and results

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Check out the action from XFC 27 "Frozen Fury" in Muskegon, Mich. Michael Schiavello and Pat Miletich provide highlights and analysis from the fights, including the battle between Farkhad Sharipov and Deivison Ribeiro for the featherweight championship. Read More »

XFC lands Latin American network deal, will air on REDE TV

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Xtreme Fighting Championships (“XFC”) is pleased to announce that its’ joint venture partner, XFC International, has entered into a partnership with REDE TV [Open (Major Network) TV Brazilian Television Broadcaster], to launch the Mixed Martial Arts COPA in 2014. The events will be organized by XFC International; MMA COPA will take place starting in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with the first event on Feb 1, 2014. A reference to the press release by Rede TV! and XFC International made today is incorporated into this press release. Read More »

Welterweights Dom Steele and Ryan Thomas kick off XFC 27 main card in Michigan

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The XFC will crank the heat up in the L.C. Walker Arena, when they kick off Frozen Fury with a Welterweight showdown between Dominique Steel and Ryan Thomas. The Steele/Thomas match-up kicks off the televised portion of XFC 27: Frozen Fury, LIVE on AXS TV from Muskegon, Michigan. “The Tank Engine” Thomas looks to add to his current five fight win streak, while his opponent, Dom Steele, looks to raise his MMA stock with a win over the talented and dangerous XFC standout. Read More »

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

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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 »

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

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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 »

Pro MMA Now Radio returns with MFC 38 stars as well as Scott Holtzman tonight at 9 p.m. ET

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Tonight we roll on with MFC September Mark Pavelich and the Maximum Fighting Championship gear up for MFC 28 on October 4th. The voting is over and tonight we talk to the newly announced main event particiapants. Anthony Birchak made a statement at MFC 37 with his win and is ready for his shot at the vacant bantamweight title. He will stop by as will his opponent. Tito Jones has won three fights in a row and is looking to be the best he can be in order to capture the crown. Read More »

Nick Newell stripped of XFC title after refusing to fight Scott Holtzman

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The main event of XFC 24 was set to pit fast rising lightweight Scott Holtzman (4-0) against the champion Nick Newell (9-0). Newell made his way through the ranks after the XFC signed him following their open fighter tryouts. Holtzman won his way into the promotion as an amateur and has since finished three of his four opponents to capture the number one contender spot for Newell's belt. We learned today that Newell has refused to sign a contract to fight Holtzman. Read More »

Jason Hicks & Shah Bobonis look to conquer XFC Featherweight Division

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Xtreme Fighting Championships announces two more fighters headed for a June 14th Collision Course. Recent Lightweight Title contender Jason “The Ronin” Hicks is set to collide with, the always dangerous, Shah Bobonis, at the promotions much talked about homecoming show. The XFC’s 24th event takes place at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida and can be seen Live on “Your Home for MMA”, AXS TV. Read More »

Luis Santos brings deep well of experience to XFC debut

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Luis "Sapo" Santos (54-9-1) has quite the resume going into his XFC 23 "Louisville Slugfest" match up with Shamar Bailey. Santos has recorded 54 wins in his mixed martial arts career that dates back to 2000. He brings that experience into a fight with a solid wrestler and UFC, Strikeforce and Bellator veteran in Shamar Bailey(15-8-0). Read More »

BluegrassMMA Live talks XFC 23, 3FC and more tonight at 9 p.m. ET

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Tuesday night already? That can mean only one thing, the return of BluegrassMMA Live. We are only 10 days away from XFC 23. Tonight the XFC hour returns with just over a week to go . Flyweight Joey Diehl will kick things off. Joey will face Eric Moell in only the second flyweight. Diehl (3-4) is looking for a win after losing in Bellator. The Team Curran prospect joins us first. Read More »

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