X-1: Lights Out takes place Nov. 21 in Kona

X1 World Events returns to Kona to feature more of the Big Island’s best talent. The live event takes place 5:00 PM Saturday, November 21, 2009, at the Kekuaokalani Gym in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

The main event will feature a stand up match between kickboxing and MMA fighter Chris Cisneros of Hilo and Rumble on the Rock veteran Kaleo Padilla.

The co-main event will also be an action packed stand up match when former boxer Elward Westbrook takes on UFC and K1 veteran Wesley “Cabbage” Correira of Hilo. Those who have seen Cabbage say that he is ready to prove why he will always be at the top of Hawaii’s heavyweight division.

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Hawaii’s X-1 World Events signs deal with FightZone TV – first event airs Oct. 19

Honolulu, HI (USA): X-1 World Events, Hawaii’s premier fight promotion, is pleased to announce a broadcast agreement with FightZone TV. The first event to be aired by FightZone TV will be X-1’s “CHAMPIONS” event.

X-1 has built a reputation as a world-class MMA promotional company known for deliv­ering exciting live, arena-based entertainment events to fight fans all over the islands, and “CHAMPIONS” is no exception.

Several X-1 World titles are on the line, and some of the fighters showcased at the event include UFC/Rumble on the Rock veteran Wesley “Cabbage” Correira, The Ultimate Fighter alum Anthony Torres, UFC veteran Falaniko Vitale, former UFC/Pride heavyweight Ron “H2O” Waterman, big-time female boxer Mia St. John, and well-known island fighters Eddie Yagin and “Sugar” Shane Nelson.

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“Baby Fedor” tests positive for steroids

It has been reported that Russian MMA fighter Kirill Sidelnikov (5-3), also known as “Baby Fedor”, has been suspended for one year and fined $2,500 by the California State Athletic Commission after testing positive for the anabolic steroid, Stanozolol.

Sidelnikov’s positive test results stem from his last fight on January 24, 2009 at Affliction: Day of Reckoning in Anaheim, California, where he lost to Paul Buentello (27-10) by TKO due to doctor’s stoppage in the third round. Although nicknamed “Baby Fedor” due to his physique and aggressive fighting style, he was no match for the wily veteran that is Buentello.

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Ken Shamrock, Tank Abbott, ‘Cabbage’ Correira, all fighting at WAR GODS on Feb. 13

Fresno, CA is getting a real treat with WAR GODS: VALENTINE’S EVE MASSACRE on Feb. 13 with such legends as Ken Shamrock, David “Tank” Abbott, and Wesley “Cabbage” Correira all appearing on the same card. Other notable names include Josh Haynes and three women’s MMA fights including Tonya Evinger, Jennifer Tate vs Jen Babcock, and … Read more

Butterbean vs. Wesley “Cabbage” Correira

On August 9, K1 hosted this fight between Butterbean and “Cabbage” Correira as part of their USA Grand Prix from Honolulu, Hawaii. The K1 rules suit Butterbean well because he doesn’t have to go to the ground. It always seems like whenever he gets taken down in an MMA fight he can’t get up. So … Read more

K-1 USA GRAND PRIX 2008 – AUGUST 9th in HAWAII

FieLDS K-1 World Grand Prix 2008 in Hawaii, is the US tournament qualifier for the K-1 World Grand Prix finals that take place in December in Tokyo, Japan. Broadcast in 135 counties, K-1 World Grand Prix is one of the most watched and most popular fighting events in the world.

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