Xtreme Fighting Championships announces two more fighters headed for a June 14th Collision Course at XFC 24. Recent Lightweight Title contender Jason “The Ronin” Hicks is set to collide with, the always dangerous, Shah Bobonis, at the promotions much talked about homecoming show. The XFC’s 24th event takes place at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida and can be seen Live on “Your Home for MMA”, AXS TV.
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Combat sports like MMA and boxing have always had a stigma of being a barbaric sport associated with it. The uneducated and opponents only see the violence and jump to conclusions, while the fans know there is more to combat sports then just punching each other in the face. Take “Fight the City” as an example who are using combat sports, along with the art community as a platform to do something positive.
Xtreme Fighting Championships has announced the co-main event, for their already highly anticipated return to The Sunshine State at XFC 24. Things will surely heat up, when Nicolae Cury faces off against fellow Floridian Reggie Pena, in a middleweight showdown, Live on AXS TV. The event takes place at the USF Sundome, in Tampa, Florida on June 14th.
Coming off last weekend’s UFC on Fox event, San Jose, California will once again play host to some MMA action. World Combat Series is hosting its 10th event from inside the Parkside Hall with 12 live fights. Before the fight though there will be a MMA EXPO featuring over 60 top MMA brands, free seminars, tournaments and much more.
As the fans wait for MMA to be sanctioned in the state of New York, it seems someone has found a loophole. Amateur MMA is coming to New York next month and it’s Victory Combat Sports that’s breaking the new ground. If you haven’t heard of Victory Combat Sports before that because this will be their first event.
Last weekend Rogue Fights was at the Win-River Casino in Redding, California for “Ultimate River Throwdown”. The 11 bout fight card featured both amateur and professional MMA action with several exciting finishes. None was more exciting than the first round one-punch knockout by amateur fighter Josh Coleman though.
Hector Sandoval (5-1), fighting for Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, CA, won a unanimous decision over Robby Schepps of Team Quest in Redding, CA. Sandoval broke his right hand early in round one, but that didn’t stop him from dominating Schepps in strikes. The flyweights both had numerous submissions attempts, but neither could finish, so the judges decided.
Prior to today’s TUF 17 weigh-ins featherweight headliner Urijah Faber decided to burn off that last few decimal points of weight by challenging Ultimate Fighter 17 finalist Uriah Hall. You be the judge as to who won the dance off but as you can see their names might be similar but the dancing is not. Enjoy!