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Samo Petje rocked the fighting sports scene and made FFC history!

Samo Petje rocked the fighting sports scene and made FFC history! Samo Petje rocked the fighting sports scene and made FFC history Last Saturday in Ljubljana Final Fight Championship delivered a brilliant show that crowned a new champion and now a two-division kingpin Samo Petje. FFC lightweight champ bravely sought to fight for the welterweight belt owned by Eyevan Danenberg and he actually managed to do so. Petje thus rocked the fighting sports scene and made FFC history. “Tough fight, good opponent, new win, new FFC belt. I have to say I enjoyed the fight. It was a big challenge and I’m happy to have such a good team. They were on my side when I needed them the most. Few people believed in my success and this is why the win is even sweeter. Of course, that motivated me as well. Moreover, I sparred with...

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Breaking News Douw Eksteen is out his May 6th Title Fight

Breaking News Douw Eksteen is out his May 6th Title Fight FIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT In breaking news Douw Eksteen has been forced to pull out of his May 6th Title Fight due to a training injury. Stepping up to the plate to face current WW champ HP van Staden is current SA team captain Steven May. “I couldn’t have asked for a better replacement, ” said matchmaker Grant Oliff ” Steven will be a massive challenge for the champ. It’s going to be a massive scrap ” The official fight card will be released tomorrow and you can be sure that come May 6th the fans are in for another massive night of Fightstar action...

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5/13: Welterweight Superfight Will Settle a Score at Rumble 92

5/13: Welterweight Superfight Will Settle a Score at Rumble 92 FIGHT TALK: eNews from the FCFF Quick Links     • Cascade Tickets Link • The FCFF Homepage • The FCFF’s Facebook         Options to Stream at  FloGrappling.com   Photo Gallery       Disclaimer All fights are subject to change without notice. May 13: Welterweight Superfight Will Settle an Old Score    Portland, OR – On Saturday, May 13th the FCFF will erect the 25-foot steel cage, known to fight fans as “The Slammer” for Rumble @ The Roseland 92. In addition to the Heavyweight Championship Main Event, the Welterweight Co-Main Event could steal fight-of-the-night honors in a rematch, which is four years in the making.   The 170-pound Superfight is an opportunity for Scott Baker of Hood River, Oregon to settle an old score – back at Rumble @ The...

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May 13: FCFF Heavyweight Title and Superfight at Rumble 92. Plus: UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber will weigh in for next day’s SUG4

May 13: FCFF Heavyweight Title and Superfight at Rumble 92. Plus: UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber will weigh in for next day’s SUG4 Fan Favorite Attempts to Settle a Score at Rumble 92 in Welterweight Superfight Plus, Celebrity Weigh-ins for SUG4 in the Slammer On Saturday, May 13th the Full Contact Fighting Federation (FCFF) will host Rumble @ The Roseland 92. Ticket holders are in for a special night as the FCFF will conduct live weigh-ins for Submission Underground 4 (SUG4) which will take place the next day. This unique addition allows Rumble fans to see Urijah Faber, who was recently named to the UFC Hall of Fame, along with local legends Nathan Orchards and Jake Shields. The SUG4 Main Card will weigh-in before the FCFF’s Heavyweight Championship “Main Event” at Rumble @ The Roseland 92. The Welterweight Superfight “Co-Main event” will be Scott...

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FFC 29 MMA: Jelcic scores another KO, Vila dominates Kolaric, earns submission win

FFC 29 MMA: Jelcic scores another KO, Vila dominates Kolaric, earns submission win FFC 29 MMA: Jelcic scores another KO, Vila dominates Kolaric, earns submission win FFC 29: Champion vs. Champion took place April 22 at Tivoli Hall, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Luka Jelcic remained FFC lightweight champion after he brutally KO’ed Roberto Pastuch. Ahmed Vila also scored an impressive win as well as Abusapiyan Magomedov, Ivan Erslan and Marko Ostanek.   Luka Jelcic vs. Roberto Pastuch – KO, Round 1 It took only five seconds for Pastuch to take down Luka Jelcicwho did not expect such an aggressive offensive from the Argentine fighter. Luka manages to get up after thirty seconds with Pastuch on his back. Nevertheless, Jelcic gets out of that position and gets into full mount. From that position he starts to throw brutal elbows and KO’es Pastuch from half-guard position. Luka Jelcic thus defended his...

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FFC 29 Kickboxing: Petje becomes FFC’s first two-division champion, Brestovac dominates Poturak

FFC 29 Kickboxing: Petje becomes FFC’s first two-division champion, Brestovac dominates Poturak FFC 29 Kickboxing: Petje becomes FFC’s first two-division champion, Brestovac dominates Poturak FFC 29 Ljubljana featured a spectacular match between two champions – Samo Petje and Eyevan Danenberg with Danenberg’s gold on the line. After three action packed rounds, all the judges scored in favour of new FFC welterweight champion and first FFC two-division champ Samo Petje! In other matches, Mladen Brestovac scored a dominant win over kickboxing veteran Dževad Poturak.   Samo Petje  def. Eyevan Danenberg – unanimous decision The first round of this title bout was very edgy but Samo Petje displayed a lot of courage and will to fight a significantly taller opponent. He attacked showing Danenberg no respect whatsoever, while Danenberg defended himself in his own specific manner. He waited, he blocked and he sought the opportunity to land...

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Final Fight Championship® announced new Vice President Jorge A. Elias

Final Fight Championship® announced new Vice President Jorge A. Elias Final Fight Championship® announced new Vice President Jorge A. Elias:  FFC® is to strengthen partnerships, develop strategic alliances and expand worldwide presence Zagreb, Croatia – Final Fight Championship®, Europe’s leading fighting sports promotion, today announced that Jorge A. Elias has been named FFC Vice President and will be joining the FFC® team in order to additionally enhance the development of this fast growing organization. Elias has more than 30 years of senior management experience, including a decade of strategic development and plan execution in the MMA world and TV business. He started in the world of fighting sports in 2006 working directly with Dream Stage and Pride FC and then moved to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) under the directives of Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta as Director of Spanish Productions. Since 2011 Elias works...

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FFC 29 Ljubljana weigh-in results: Brestovac 12 kg heavier than Poturak

FFC 29 Ljubljana weigh-in results: Brestovac 12 kg heavier than Poturak FFC 29 weigh-ins took place today at Austria Trend Hotel which served as the FFC host hotel in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The event itself will be held tomorrow at Tivoli Hall starting from 8 PM CET. Among those weighing in were headliners Samo Petje and Eyevan Danenberg who meet in the welterweight main event fighting for the title. Before their match FFC heavyweight champion Mladen Brestovac will defend his belt against Dževad Poturak who weighed 12 kg less than the champ. The MMA part of the program will be headlined by Luka Jel?i? who will defend his belt for the first time. Moreover, FFC 29 will feature a professional boxing match between MMA and kickboxing parts of the event in which Croatian Olympic boxer Hrvoje Sep is to make his professional debut. Watch FFC 29...

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Changes hit Saturday’s FFC 29 card, but event goes on with three title fights

Changes hit Saturday’s FFC 29 card, but event goes on with three title fights Changes hit Saturday’s FFC 29 card, but event goes on with three title fights We’re only four days away from Final Fight Championship 29 that is to take place at Tivoli Hall Saturday April 22. This will be FFC’s fifth event in the Slovenian capital with amazing fight card headlined by FFC’s first title unification bout between two dominant kickboxing champions: Slovenia’s Samo Petje and Holland’s Eyevan Danenberg. Petje will do his best to achieve this historical success in front of his hometown audience. Already being the owner of the lightweight title, he will now try to become the first FFC champion with two belts and win the welterweight title as well. However, his task will not be easy since he is to face Holland’s KO artist. Both champs fought at FFC’s previous event in...

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FFC 29 interview: FFC lightweight champ Luka Jelcic coming from Dublin’s famous SBG is to defend his belt for the first time

FFC 29 interview: FFC lightweight champ Luka Jelcic coming from Dublin’s famous SBG is to defend his belt for the first time FFC lightweight champ Luka Jel?i?: “I don’t know who my opponent is, but I’m violent and skilled’ Luka Jel?i? is to fight in the FFC ring again at FFC 29 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. This 27-year-old MMA fighter originally from Zagreb, Croatia, coming from Dublin’s famous Straight Blast Gym is to defend the title that he won in his hometown four months ago when he defeated Italy’s Danilo Belluardo. In his 12th professional bout he was originally to fight Moldova’s Valeriou Mircea who was forced to cancel and the champ still does not know the name of his opponent that he is to face April 22 at Tivoli Hall. However, he is ready to prove once again that he is the future of Croatian MMA....

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