NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The ( staff elite squadron infiltrated “XFC 18: Music City Mayhem” at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn., Friday night. Our team was in full effect with LIVE results and play-by-play commentary, post-fight video interviews with the winners as they stepped out of the cage, and cageside photos of all the fights.

From Justin Pennington‘s first round knockout of Dave Hurst in the opening preliminary bout, to Joe Ray‘s violent stoppage of Strikeforce veteran Dustin West to kick off the televised main card on HDNet, to Reggie Pena‘s amazing come-from-behind submission of John Salter in the main event, photographer Josh Cross captured  it all at XFC 18. Click on any image to enlarge.

[All photos by Josh Cross for]

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