It looks like it was a rough night for some of the fighters in Muskegon, Michigan. All fighters took to the scales ahead of tomorrow night’s XFC 27 event and it appears weight was an issue. Several fighters came in off the mark by several pounds. Sources close to the situation said the positioning of the scale played a part as well as some of Michigan’s rules as to weight allowance. We learned that as long as you are within 5 pounds of your opponent’s weight the fight will still be approved.
Fights on Wednesday, cancelled events, recaps and of course fights on Saturday. So much to talk about that has went on since the last time we got together and it has been less than a week. Bangtown Fightwear is bringing you an all new episode tonight chalked full of news and interviews from a very busy weekend. We will also be giving away two tickets to Saturday’s Bluegrass Brawl event in Lexington.
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.
On December 13th, Xtreme Fighting Championships will crown its 4th title holder, when Frank Sharipov and Deivison Ribeiro battle for the company’s 145 pound championship. After years of intense scouting and building a solid roster of fighters, the XFC started 2013 with the promise of establishing champions in several of its weight classes. Now that the men’s Lightweight, women’s Strawweight, and women’s Flyweight title holders have been established, the Featherweights will have their moment; as Sharipov and Ribeiro square off for their chance to join the elite group of champions in the industry’s fastest growing promotio
Rolling right through November, tonight marks episode 70 for Pro MMA Now Radio. Filling in for Jack Bratcher will be owner and editor of MMA-Insider.com John Moorehouse. From XFC tonight we welcome in former UFC fighter and XFC champ Junior Assuncao. Assuncao returns to the cage December 13th in the main event of “Frozen Fury” … Read more
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.