Category Archives: Final Fight Championship

Final Fight Championship (FFC) and Fight Channel World start cooperation with Superior FC!

Final Fight Championship (FFC) and Fight Channel World start cooperation with Superior FC! Final Fight Championship (FFC) and Fight Channel World start cooperation with Superior FC This year is to mark the dawn of a new interesting cooperation since Croatia’s Final Fight Championship and Fight Channel World are to enter into a deal with Germany’s Superior FC. FFC already established itself as one of the world’s leading fighting sports promotions with unique format of events combining both MMA and kickboxing. This promotion started with events in Europe culminating with US expansion last year and two events in Florida and Massachusetts, respectively. With numerous plans for this year too, FFC also started collaboration with another fighting sports promotion – Superior FC. Superior FC is a German fighting sports promotion debuting in 2009 and holding approximately 4 to 5 events a year. Being the first MMA promotion...

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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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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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Champion vs. Champion: Eyevan Danenberg in his second title defense against contender Samo Petje

Champion vs. Champion: Eyevan Danenberg in his second title defense against contender Samo Petje Eyevan Danenberg in his second title defense against contender Samo Petje At FFC 29 event FFC welterweight champ and Glory’s Eyevan Danenberg is to face Slovenia’s Samo Petje who will fight in welterweight this time thus trying to become FFC’s first two-division champion. Danenberg won the title in September 2016 and he is still undefeated in the FFC ring. He faced Croatia’s Ivan Bili? in a welterweight title bout at FFC 28 in Athens, Greece, and managed to defend his belt after four exhausting rounds. It is definitely a proof that the two champs will bring war to the ring! Spectacular FFC 29: Champion vs. Champion is to take place April 22 in Ljubljana, Slovenia! Samo Petje vs. Eyevan Danenberg...

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FFC releases official FFC 29 promo video!

FFC releases official FFC 29 promo video! FFC releases official FFC 29 promo video! After two years, Final Fight Championship is to return to Slovenia’s capital! FFC 29 is to take place April 22 in Tivoli Hall, Ljubljana with excellent fight card and intriguing matches including a couple of title bouts. This upcoming „Champion vs. Champion“ event features a main event with lightweight champion Samo Petje fighting welterweight champ Eyevan Danenberg whose title is at stake. Other big names include Mladen Brestovac and Dževad Poturak in the co-main event of the kickboxing part of the evening and Luka Jelcic and Uroš Jurišic? in the MMA part of the evening. FFC 29 Ljubljana April 22, Tivoli Hall, Ljubljana, Slovenia KB Samo Petje (SLO) vs. Eyevan Danenberg (NED), -77kg – title match Mladen Brestovac (CRO) vs Dževad Poturak (BiH), HW – title match Donegi Abena (NED) vs. Daniel...

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