Category Archives: Australian FC

AFC 13 – Let’s Spread The Word

AFC 13 – Let’s Spread The Word The Australian Fighting Championship is back with its 13th installment coming to you live from the Melbourne Pavilion on Sunday 14 June 2015. AFC 13 will be headlined by 2 huge title fights! The first will see the tough and talented Alex “The Hulk’ Volkanovski battle James ‘Pitbull’ Bishop for the AFC Featherweight Title. In the Main Event, the big boys will throw down when Andre ‘The Giant’ Meunier takes on Brandon ‘Zilla’ Sosoli for the AFC Heavyweight Title.! Also on the Main Card, Kitt Campbell, Mikey Vatouua and John Beriouti will back up their strong performances at AFC 12 and return to the cage hoping to chalk up another ‘W’. The undercard will showcase some of the best emerging talent in the Country with mixed martial artists such as Ivo Dos Santos, Kaan Ofli, Luke Catubig, Amin...

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Wrestlers ready to steal the show…

Wrestlers ready to steal the show…   With a stacked card containing 2 title fights it’s hard to imagine how a contest between two MMA debutants could be stealing the limelight, but these debutants just happen to be two of the best wrestlers in Australia and at AFC 10 on August 16 Amin Yaqubi and Talgat Ilyasov they will thrown down for the first time. Amin is the Freestyle Wrestling Coach at Extreme MMA and his resume speaks for itself: Wrestling Coach, Extreme Mixed Martial Arts (Chadstone & Ringwood) 18 years of wrestling experience Multiple title holder in Freestyle Wrestling (Afghanistan) Gold medalist (80kg category), Victorian State Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2011 Trained in Australia, Russia, Afghanistan and Pakistan Owned his own gym in Pakistan for 10 years 2002 and 1991: Won the award for the best sportsman in Pakistan Even for such a credentialed competitor Amin...

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Will the Lightweight Title stay in New Zealand?

  Will the Lightweight Title stay in New Zealand?   In just 10 days New Zealand native Kieran Joblin will battle Bernardo ‘Trekko’ Magalahaes for the AFC Lightweight Title. New Zealand has had a grasp on this piece of AFC Gold for some time now with Daniel ‘Hangman’ Hooker the previous custodian. However after numerous title defences against Rusty McBride and Nick ‘Banjo’ Patterson Dan has vacated the title to pursue a career in the UFC which gives Kieran Joblin the chance to keep the title in NZ. This will be the first time we have seen Kieran since AFC 5 and he is excited to be back in Australia’s number 1 MMA promotion: “Since I last fought at AFC I’ve been training hard and working on all areas of my MMA game. I’ve kept busy picking up a NZ Lightweight Title and the WKBF...

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Australian Fighting Championship: AFC 9 ‘Barney on the Border’

On May 17 2014, the Australian Fighting Championship (AFC) will venture to Albury NSW and conduct a fight card inside a cage for the first time. Headlined by two title fights and a host of other huge match ups, the 10-fight card promises to be the biggest in Australian MMA history. Under the BIG TOP regal 8 marquee approximately 3,500 people will cram in to see the biggest and best MMA action available in Australia. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Welterweight Title Fight Corey ‘Major’ Nelson vs. Callan ‘Rockstar’ Potter   On May 17 the AFC will crown its first Welterweight Champion.   Corey ‘Major’ Nelson will appear in the AFC for the 4th time having won all of his 3 previous fights by TKO. Back at AFC 5 Corey defeated Alex Volkanovski with a devastating head kick; he followed up at AFC 6 by defeating Walber De Barros...

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Australian Fighting Championship CEO Adam Milankovic walking for Charity in Albury

On Saturday 6th April Australian Fighting Championship CEO Adam Milankovic will be joining the Holbrook to Albury leg of the ‘March with Me’ campaign for the ‘Love me love you’ foundation. Adam will then continue the walk on Sunday from Albury to Rutherglen. Love Me Love You is a youth focused mental health not-for-profit organisation aimed at improving and empowering young Australians by getting them “Back to School, Back to Sport, Back to Life!”. Over the 2 days Adam will be walking a total of 108.1km to raise awareness about prevention, intervention and control of youth mental health disorders. “The AFC stongly support the Love Me Love You Foundation and we believe we can help with this cause as there is so much about Martial Arts that people don’t know or understand. By being involved in this culture there are so many benefits and positives...

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Updated AFC8 Fight Card

AFC8 has had 2 late changes due to fighter injuries. Alex Volkanovski will be replaced by Dean Purdon in the co-main event against Rodolfo Marques. Daniel Way will also be replacing Jack Johns against Daniel Almedia. The World Leader In Local MMA News – MMAmadhouse.com...

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AFC 8 Just Got Super!

AFC 8 Just Got Super! On February 22 at the Melbourne Pavilion 14 of the highest quality Mixed Martial Artists in Australia will complete in Australia’s #1 MMA Promotion. You’d think things couldn’t get any better, but they just did because the ‘Super Samoan’ Mark Hunt will be live in attendance.   Fresh off one of the greatest brawls in UFC history Mark will make his way down to Melbourne to watch some of the best up and comers in MMA battle out it on a heated Saturday night.   For those of you that have been living under a rock Mark is one of the biggest names in the UFC Heavyweight Division. He has been involved in memorable battles with Stefan Struve, Junior Dos Santos and Antonio ‘Big Foot’ Silva. Prior to his UFC career Mark was one of the highest profile fighters in...

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Australian Fighting Championship: AFC 7 – LIVE RESULTS

The Australian Fighting Championship rolls out their 7th installment of their promotion as AFC7 hits Melbourne on December 14 ————————- [FREE STREAM] ————————- ————————- MAIN EVENT #10 Steven Kennedy defeats Manny Rodriguez via Kimora @0:51 Rd4 and wins the  Middleweight Championship #9 Peter Davenport defeats Dean Purdon via Unanimous Decision #8 Nick Patterson defeats Rod Staader via RNC @1:55 Rd1 #7 Kai Kara France & Gustavo Falciroli declared a NC as France went though the ropes and struck his head on the ringside table and was unable to continue in Rd2 #6 Alex Volkanovski defeats Luke Mark Catubig via TKO GNP @4:39 Rd3 #5 Charlie Alaniz defeats Giancarlo Embradora via Unanimous Decision #4 Rodolfo Marques def Mark Aberlardo via Unanimous Decision #3 Jordan Lucas defeats Adam Corbett via Armbar @2:00 Rd1 #2- Callan Potter defeats Troy Resic via TKO GNP @3:40 Rd1 #1- Chris Birch defeats...

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Australian Fighting Championship presents AFC7

The Australian Fighting Championship is about to roll out their 7th installment of their promotion when AFC7 hits Melbourne on December 14. For the first time ever the AFC is holding an afternoon event (commencing at 2pm) which will coincide with primetime viewing for the US on Friday the 13th. AFC director and matchmaker Adam Milankovic was dealt a severe blow to the card when the UFC Ultimate Fighter series came to Australia to pick fighters for both the welterweight and middleweight divisions for their upcoming Australia Vs Canada TUF series. The AFC has been running both tournaments throughout the year with the title fights for both divisions set for the year ending AFC7 event. After releasing all fighters from their AFC contracts so they could contend for a spot in the house, the UFC signed a number of AFC talent who cannot be named...

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Australian Fighting Championship 7 Will Broadcast Live in North America on December 13th

AFC 7 will be an afternoon event commencing at 2pm Australian Eastern time and will air live on EpiCentre.tv in the US on the evening Friday 13th ————————————– Get Your Tickets [HERE] #SupportLocalMMA ————————————– The Main Event is a Middleweight tournament title fight between Steven ‘The Steamroller’ Kennedy Vs Manny ‘Chalate’ Rodriguez  Co-Main – Rematch between Peter ‘Bulldog’ Davenport Vs Dean ‘The Punisher’ Purdon The bantamweight tournament continues and  features Gustavo Falciroli Vs Kai Kara-France Ivo Dos Santos (former Judo Olympian) Vs Jordan ‘Showtime’ Lucas Giancarlo Embradora Vs Charlie ‘El Guerrero’ Alaniz Other featured fights include: Rodolfo Marques Vs Mark ‘Tyson’ Abelardo Nick ‘Banjo’ Patterson Vs Rod ‘Rocket’ Staader Undercard includes: Fearless Joel Fisher Vs Tim Zosh David Gibb Vs Chris ‘Bad Boy’ Birch Alex ‘The Hulk’ Volkanovski Vs Luke Catubig Troy Resic Vs Callan Potter The Leader In Local MMA News – MMAmadhouse.com...

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