The XFO (Xtreme Fighting Organization) held XFO: NEW BLOOD on Saturday, February 7, 2009 in New Munster, WI at the Marino’s Country Aire Banquet Hall. The card featured eight amateur and two professional mixed martial arts fights. In the main event, Mike Marrello (9-2-1), a Jeff Curran-trained fighter, defeated Lance Harvey by arm bar at just 1:45 into their light heavyweight fight.

Here’s how the full card went down:

Professional MMA
Mike Marrello def. Lance Harvey via Arm Bar R1 :45
Jay Ellis def. Daniel Straus via Rear Naked Choke R2 2:46

Amateur MMA
Vince Ramos def. Joseph Infante via Rear Naked Choke R2 2:47
Sean Baker def. Jason Kellenberger via Arm Bar R1 2:41
Nathan Birdsill def. Kevin Switalla via Rear Naked Choke R1 2:36
Nick Scotti def. Jake Klemme via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Adam Ward def. Jacob Hyde via Rear Naked Choke R1 1:07
Frank Rano def. Andrew Clayton via TKO Ref Stop to Strikes R2 :23
Blaine Podkowa def. Jason Alderson via TKO Ref Stop to Strikes R1 1:07
Matt Tobie def. Mikee Phillips via Key Lock R1 1:46

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