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  • Atlas Fights 12: Bobonis Outpoints Williams, Phillips Outlasts Bullard

    Atlas Fights rocked the casino this past Saturday night with some of the best MMA action on the Gulf Coast. The main event was a professional 140-pound catch weight bout between Aaron "Yoda" Williams of Alan Belcher MMA Camp in Biloxi, Mississippi taking on Shah Bobonis from Champions Training center from Miami, Florida. After putting on an incredibly intense battle between two champion caliber fighters, Bobonis emerged victorious earning a close split decision victory and his fifth win in a row. The co-main event was between featherweight Cody Phillips of Capitao MMA of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida challenging John Bullard of Fighters Alley from Melborne, Florida. This was also ano...
  • XFC19: Utah’s Best Kept Secret Jason South Scheduled for XFC Debut in Charlotte Against Corey Hill

    Jason "The Mover" South signed a long term multi-fight contract with XFC in early 2012 and will make his debut with the organization on August 3, when he takes on Corey Hill at XFC 19: Music City Mayhem. The result of the Welterweight bout will likely determine the top contender for a rumored upcoming title fights. South hails from West Jordan, Utah. He's a full-time fighter, training in different gyms to work on important parts of his game. He trains two to three times a day, and his coaches claim "he's always the first to show up and the last to leave." South is the definition of hard work and hard work has certainly helped to earn him his perfect 8-0 record...
  • USCS Wrestling Technique: How to Perform a Belly-to-Belly Suplex

    In wrestling throws are considered a highly popular attraction to the sport. In Freestyle wrestling, a wrestler that is capable of bringing an opponent off the mat and controls him so that his feet go directly above his head is awarded 5 points. A belly-to-belly suplex is a highly effective throw that also translate well into mixed martial arts. It is a five point move in freestyle wrestling and sets up effective ground game in MMA after impressing the fans. To begin the belly-to-belly suplex, start from an over under hook position. Once in an over under position, an opponent will try to move their hips away. To avoid them getting their hips too far away the offensive wrestler will want di...
  • XFC 19: Joe Elmore and Kevin Forant Set for Lightweight Battle

    Heading into XFC 19, Joe Elmore is looking to do what no other fighter has been able to do before, put a loss on Kevin Forant's professional record. With two knockouts in two fights, Forant has established himself as one of the elite Lightweights in North Carolina. Now the Charlotte native will look to defend his home turf as Elmore comes to town looking for his third straight win at 'Charlotte Showdown' live on AXStv on August 3rd. With victories over UFC lightweight John Cofer and the XFC's resident knockout artist Dustin West, Joe Elmore has quietly built a reputation around the Southeast as one of the toughest mixed martial artists in the region.
  • UFC Veteran Corey Hill Meets Undefeated Jason South at XFC 19 in Charlotte

    Charlotte, North Carolina will be the host for XFC 19 as two of the promotions top welterweights, Jason South and Corey Hill look to establish themselves as the top fighter in the weight class. The two men are the latest editions to the XFC welterweight division and the fallout of the matchup will go a long ways in establishing the pecking order at 170. After a dominating run through smaller shows in the Southwest United States, South will make his XFC debut in the main event of 'Charlotte Showdown' live on AXStv / HDNet. South is undefeated in 8 bouts and has never been to a decision. In his last outing 'The Mover' submitted the previously undefeated Bellator veteran T...
  • Undefeated One-Armed Fighter Nick Newell to Face Toughest Oppenent to Date in David Mays at XFC 19

    "Notorious" Nick Newell joined the XFC lightweight ranks in late 2011 and has since taken on challengers from each of the regions the promotion has visited along the way. Newell's next MMA fight is set for August 3 at XFC 19: Charlotte Showdown, live on AXStv vs David Mays. In December of 2011, Newell made his XFC debut against Miami Florida's Dennis Hernandez. With five career first round victories already sealed on his record, Newell added yet another by submitting Hernandez by heel hook in less than two minutes. Months later, Newell returned to the XFC cage as the promotion journeyed to Jackson, Tennessee. This time, Chris Coggins, a Lightweight from Clarksville, Ten...
  • Strikehard Productions Crowns Three New Champions in Wall, Ortiz, and Jones at SHP 18 (VIDEO)

    Strikehard 18 is now officially in the books with three new champions. The full night of action consisted of eight Novice bouts and five Advance amateur bouts. The main event saw an incredible lightweight title fight between Kobe Wall and Daniel Alexander. Although it was somewhat of a quick battle it was action-packed as Wall came away victorious in round one via submission to strikes. Immediately after the battle his entire team andmother came into the cage to congratulate him. Mom even got in a little kiss on the cheek of her son. Wall could not have been more excited and happy to win the belt.
  • Mud Energy: A New Way To Energize, Maximize, and Sustain MMA Workouts

    The world's most unique form of supplemental energy may be extremely beneficial for the mixed martial artist in you, even if the idea did come from a diver. Jeff Bonisa, an executive chef, avid waterman, rider and someone that likes to play hard, began his adventure in 2009 when he created Mud Energy Gel. Bonisa, otherwise known as the "Mud Guy", wanted to create a product that would do three things for the user such as energize, maximize and sustain.
  • Felice Herrig Returns at XFC 19 in Charlotte Against England's Simona Soukupova

    Felice "Lil Bulldog" Herrig will make her third appearance with Xtreme Fighting Championships, when the promotion brings a stacked line-up to the Grady Cole Center for their first event in North Carolina. The card, which also includes XFC standouts Corey Hill and Nick Newell, will host a co-main event in the women's strawweight division, between Herrig and England's Simona Soukupova. Herrig is currently ranked eighth in the world in the strawweight division and is coming off an impressive decision victory over more veteran Patricia Vidonic. Vidonic was the second wrestler Herrig had been matched up with in her XFC career and the XFC 17 win showcased her growth as a Marti...
  • Inside the Heart of a Fighter: Nick Delpopolo’s Amazing Journey From Orphan to Oympian

    The game of life constructs its own voyage for each individual fighter. Going through a rollercoaster trip of highs and lows it's no surprise how these warrior's hearts remain so strong through the storm as they continue to chase their desired goals. While one fighter's heart hungers for MMA aspirations and providing a better life for his family, another combatant's heart pumps profusely for the aim of reaching a feat no American athlete has done before him. When examining the heart of American Judoka Nick Delpopolo it demonstrates the prime example of how a person's consistency and perseverance can take them to the highest pinnacle in combat sports competition.

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