MMA returns to Chicago as XFO hosts the Midwest’s premiere MMA show

Live, Saturday, June 5th at the Copernicus Center in Chicago, IL Chicago, IL (USA): The Xtreme Fighting Organization (XFO), one of the most respected MMA promotions in existence, has announced today their fight card for their upcoming fight event. On June 5th, MMA is overtaking the Copernicus Center in Chicago as fight fans will be … Read more

MMA returns to Chicago May 8 as XFO hosts the Midwest’s premiere MMA show

Live, Saturday, May 8th at the Copernicus Center in Chicago, IL Chicago, IL (USA): The Xtreme Fighting Organization (XFO), one of the most respected MMA promotions in existence, has announced today their fight card for their upcoming fight event. On May 8th, MMA is overtaking the Copernicus Center in Chicago as fight fans will be … Read more

Jeff Curran returns to action against Tomohiko Hori on Dec. 5 at “XFO 34: Worlds Collide”

XFO: Worlds Collide - Dec. 5
XFO: Worlds Collide - Dec. 5

“The Big Frog” Jeff Curran’s Xtreme Fighting Organization (XFO) presents “XFO 34: World’s Collide” on Dec. 5 at the Lakemoor Banquet Facility in Lakemoor, Ill.

The main event features current Strikeforce fighter* Jeff Curran (30-12-1), taking on Japanese star Tomohiko Hori (10-7-5) in a bantamweight showdown. The fight will be Curran’s second in under a  month. On Nov. 7, he defeated Dustin Neace via submission at “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers.”

The win was a big deal for Curran, who was coming off a four straight losses in the WEC prior to his win over Neace. Now back on track, Curran does not want to waste any time in keeping the momentum going.

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Mike Marrello wins main event at XFO: NEW BLOOD Feb. 7 in New Munster, WI – full results

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:

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

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