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).
Fight week is always stressful for a promotion with so much to do going into a big event. It is a rare occasion that things go perfectly. The XFC’s day started out a bit rocky yesterday when it was announced early that Mike Bronzoulis was no longer fighting in the main event against Corey Hill.
XFC has added a 115 pound women’s MMA match-up between Felice Herrig and Patricia Vidonic to their April 13 card in Jackson, Tenn., headlined by Eric Reynolds vs. Luciano Dos Santos.
Two of Tennessee’s most popular fighters will collide in the Knoxville Civic Coliseum at XFC 16: ‘High Stakes’ when Stoney Hale steps into the XFC cage to take on Dustin West on Feb. 10th. The two men have a devoted following in the Volunteer state and both are looking to take the next step in their career live on HDNet.
Former Ultimate Fighter star and UFC veteran Corey Hill will take on Nicolae Cury Feb. 10th live on HDNet, in a highly anticipated welterweight attraction at XFC 16: ‘High Stakes’ at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Both men are coming off impressive wins in the XFC cage and are looking to build more momentum heading into the new year.
One of the top unsigned prospects coming out of Brazil, Luis “Sapo” Santos finally receives a shot in Bellator.