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  • XFC International Season 1 Tournament Semi-Finals set for XFCi 4

    XFC returns to Sao Paulo, Brazil with the XFCi 4 Semi-finals. Athletes in the men’s Lightweight, Featherweight, Middleweight and Welterweight division will face each other in the Semi-finals in the fourth installment of the XFC International Latin American tournament.

    XFC International President Myron Molotky commented “We are one step closer to the finals and seeing the rise of new champions in XFCi 4 with the men’s semifinals. We have witnessed wars inside the XFC Hexagon to advance to this point…we expect even more with so much on the line in XFCi 4.”

    The Main Event Super Fight features USA vs. Brazil, when American XFC contender Waylon Lowe (14-5) steps into the XFC Hexagon against veteran Marcos Rodrigues dos Santos (21-11) from Brazil in a three round, featherweight bout when XFC International returns to Live TV on REDETV. This is Waylon Lowe’s first fight in Brazil and his debut with XFC International, while the versatile dos Santos comes to XFCi4 with a 14 fight winning streak. In the Co-Main Event, XFC women contenders, Brazilian Kalindra Faria (14-3), and Serbian Sanja Sucevic (4-2) face off for a critical battle for domination in the XFCi Super Fight Strawweight division.

  • XFO 50: Heather Hand Guns Bassett Set to Battle Fallen Fox

    On Friday, March 21, Unified Martial Arts fighter Heather Bassett (1-0) is scheduled to battle Midwest Training Center’s Fallen Fox (3-1) at XFO 50 in Chicago. The XFO event is the organizations historic 50th professional event. It contains all pro MMA bouts. XFO 50 is taking place in the windy city at the UIC Pavilion. Doors swing open at 5 P.M. CST and fists begin to fly an hour later.

    Bassett has been training nearly four years at Unified Martial Arts. UMA is located in remote Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. When Bassett arrived she was full of raw and zero experience in MMA. Under the guidance of Owner/Head trainer Mike Biddle, Heather “Hand Guns” Bassett has transformed into a talent fighter.

  • Former world champion boxer Antonio Cermeno found shot to death

    Former world champion boxer Antonio Cermeno was kidnapped and killed in his native Venezuela, police said Tuesday.

    Cermeno, a World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight (max weight 122 pounds) and featherweight (max weight 126 pounds) champion in the 1990s, was found shot to death Tuesday on a road in the central state of Miranda, local police chief Eliseo Guzman said.

  • Xtreme Fighting Championships Announces New CEO

     

    Xtreme Fighting Championships
    ANNOUNCES NEW CEO FOR US AND INTERNATIONAL DIVISIONS 

    Xtreme Fighting Championships (“XFC”) today announces it has named Edward Jung the new Chief Executive Officer to lead the growth of both the US and International divisions. Edward Jung created the vision and executed the expansion of XFC’s business model in Brazil and throughout Latin America. Mr. Jung and his executive team were responsible for securing the long-term partnership agreement with REDE TV! (Brazil), as well as the Spanish live transmission throughout Latin America with ESPN for XFCi 1.

    As part of Mr. Jung’s new XFC corporate structure: Edward Jung, Chief Executive Officer, will oversee all of XFC US, Canada and XFC International business including strategic partnership and business development in North America and Worldwide. John Prisco as President of XFC United States, Myron Molotky as President of XFC International, and James Morrell, Chief Operating Officer.

    Commenting on the continued success of XFC domestically and the growth of the International division, Mr. Jung said, “The success that XFC has achieved over the last 8 years is remarkable, and we will continue to build on this success in both the US and the International markets”. Mr. Jung added “Together, with the executive staff in the US and XFC International, we are committed to take the companies to the next level as we introduce the globalization of XFC.”

    XFC has set a schedule for hosting two seasons of live events in Brazil on Rede TV throughout this year and is preparing to host live events in the United States to be broadcast nationally. The initial focus of MMA promotions for the balance of 2014 will be in the U.S. and Latin America with an eye toward expanding further in 2015 throughout all regions of Latin America, Europe and Asia.

    About XFC and XFC International – The XFC (Xtreme Fighting Championships) is a premier International MMA organization founded in 2006, based out of Tampa, Florida with offices in Michigan, New York, Ft. Lauderdale, Sao Paulo- Brazil, & Buenos Aires- Argentina. The XFC is known for entertaining fans with some of the most action packed MMA events on television! Showcasing both Male and Female fighters, the XFC boasts finding and building the names of the next generation of MMA fighters. XFC has produced stadium fight cards throughout the United States, Greece, and now Latin America. On February 8, 2014, XFC International produced its inaugural event XFCi 1 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. XFCi 1 was one of the highest rated programs seen on Rede TV. XFC has also established attendance records with events drawing over 11,000 fans to the St. Pete Times Forum.www.xfcmma.com

  • AMA Fight Club's Mike Constantino appointed President of Cage Fury Fighting Championships

    If you were connected with AMA Fight Club’s Mike Constantino on the social networking site LinkedIn you would have recently received a request to congratulate him on his appointment as the new President of the Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC).

    Constantino, an inductee into the New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame, long time head of American Marital Arts (AMA), coach, and trainer, can now add ‘President’ to his resume and profile.

  • Chosen Few Fighting Championships: Andrew Attebury Faces Toughest Test In Alex Giplin

    An exciting amateur bout is will be taking place under the lights in Madison, Wisconsin this Saturday night. Featherweights Andrew Attebury (5-3) of Roufusport will stand tall against Alex Gilpin (2-0) of Fight Prime. Chosen Few Fighting Championships invades Madison’s Monona Terrace Convention Center. The fights kick off at 6 P.M. CST for the anticipated fight card in front of a sold out crowd.

  • MFC's Middleweight Champion Smile'N Sam Alvey Takes On Sergio Pique In A Kickboxing Match Saturday

    Saturday night “Smile’N” Sam Alvey will be entering a ring for a kickboxing match against Sergio Pique. The match will be taking place at the Pechanga Casino in Temecula, California, Alvey’s adopted home town. Alvey has been given a unique leisure that most MMA fighters can never afford, an opportunity to fight in-between his Maximum Fighting Championship bouts (MFC).

    The Waterford, Wisconsin native is fighting a heavyweight kickboxing match, giving up nearly 20-30 pounds. Alvey fights at middleweight in his MMA career for MFC, and is coming off an impressive victory over Jason Smith that earned him the MFC middleweight belt.

  • How MMA Renewed Marissa Biese's Passion For Photography

    Many times in life a passion for an individual can begin to fizzle out over time and methodical repetition. For Marissa Biese, her passion of photography started to lose its luster until being introduced to Mixed Martial Arts. MMA photography grasped Biese’s attention and ran.

    While finishing up her Cross-Studio degree in graphic design and photography, with a minor in art history at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Biese was assigned a class project that introduced her to a world she was just becoming familiar with. Signing up at Roufusport Academy in August taking a kickboxing and Jiu Jitsu class as a way to stay in shape, the senior in college saw an opportunity to use a hobby as a benefit for class.

  • MMA Signatures and Mikey Rukus kick off World Tour in NJ Prior to UFC 169

    Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar made the short trip via the Garden State Parkway North to park himself at Tiff’s Bar and Grill in Pequannock, N.J., alongside UFC middleweight stand out, Uriah Hall last night, just hours after the UFC 169 weigh-ins were held at the Prudential Center in Newark.

    The private event was put on by MMA Signatures and MMA Fight Music Producer and National Recording Artist, Mikey Rukus.

  • UFC 169: Long Island's Al Iaquinta Plans on Ruining Detroit's Kevin Lee's UFC Debut

    Tonight on UFC 169 prelims Long Island’s Al “Raging” Iaquinta jumps into the cage for his fourth UFC match. Iaquinta is set to fight Detroit’s Kevin “The Motown Phenom” Lee. The lightweight battle is between UFC new-comer Lee and Iaquinta, whom holds a 2-1 record inside the octagon. Prelim fights are set to take place on FS1 at 8 P.M. EST.

    The UFC new-comer Kevin Lee makes his debut as an undefeated fighter. His 7-0 record is on the line. He has finished his last four opponents by the way of submission.

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