Category Archives: Final Fight Championship

FFC 26: Pejic vs. Vila, Stošic in a title bout against Staring, Samo Petje’s big comeback!

FFC 26: Pejic vs. Vila, Stošic in a title bout against Staring, Samo Petje’s big comeback! FFC 26: Pejic vs. Vila, Stošic in a title bout against Staring, Samo Petje’s big comeback! After two successful US events Final Fight Championship (FFC) returns to Europe and is soon to hold an event in Linz, Austria on September 23with very interesting fight card and excellent bouts such ad Filip Pejic and Ahmed Vila in a featherweight title match and Darko Stoši? and Dion Staing in an epic title heavyweight clash. Dion Staring vs. Darko Stoši? Darko Stoši? will finally fight for the heavyweight belt at FFC 26. One of the best Serbian fighters was supposed to fight the FFC champ in Springfield, Massachusetts, but the Dutch fighter sustained an injury while training and the whole fight had to be rescheduled. That evening Stoši? fought Manny Murillo and...

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FFC 26 Press Release: Interview – Aleksandar Ili

FFC 26 Press Release: Interview – Aleksandar Ili Aleksandar Ili?: Harringer never had an opponent like me, I’m ready for every scenario   The upcoming Final Fight Championship event features a match with one of the most talented Serbian fighters – Aleksandar Ili?. On September 23he will step into the ring with Florian Harringer, an Austrian fighter who will fight on his own turf at TipsArena.Having in mind his previous matches, ‘The Joker’ will definitely bring additional excitement to this upcoming bout. His six win streak is enough to prove that he will do anything not to disappoint his fans. Preps Preps are going really well. I’ve been preparing for this match for three months now. I’m in great shape, I’m ready mentally and physically to do my FFC debut. I have no injuries and that is the most important thing. I train at Dušan Silni...

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Enver Šljivar: I’m not scared my opponent is 15 cm taller, I plan to stay in the FFC

Enver Šljivar: I’m not scared my opponent is 15 cm taller, I plan to stay in the FFC Enver Šljivar: I’m not scared my opponent is 15 cm taller, I plan to stay in the FFC   After two years from his first match, one of the best European kickboxers Enver Šljivar is to fight in the FFC ring again. His match will take place at FFC 26 event in Linz, Austria and his opponent will be Croatia’s Tomislav ?ikoti?. Šljivar made his debut in the best regional promotion in September 2014, when he stepped in on short notice and defeated experienced Croatian kickboxer Igor Mihaljevi?. This match secured him new FFC bouts but despite some negotiations and matches already scheduled, Šljivar has not step into the FFC ring for two long years. Now he is finally to fight in Linz in heavyweight division against...

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FFC Press Release: FFC coming back to Austria this fall!

FFC Press Release: FFC coming back to Austria this fall! FFC 26: Peji? vs. Vila in featherweight title bout, Stoši? finally gets heavyweight title shot!   After successful debut in the US, Final Fight Championship is about to return to Europe and its first event after summer break will take placeSeptember 23 in Linz, Austria. FFC officials revealed a couple of good matches that will take place this fall, but the most interesting bouts for the regional audience will definitely be the ones with Filip Peji? vs. Ahmed Vila who will fight for the featherweight title and Darko Stoši? vs. Dion Staring in a heavyweight title bout. Ahmed Vila vs. Filip Peji? After he shocked Viktor Halmi in his FFC debut and won the lightweight title, Ahmed Vila will drop to featherweight division in order to attack yet another bell. This 20 year old Bosnian fighter...

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FFC 25 Press Release: Weigh-in results

FFC 25 Press Release: Weigh-in results FFC 25 Springfield weigh-in took place this Thursday at MassMutual Center   Official weigh-in ahead of the FFC 25 event that is to take place tomorrow, June 10 in Springfield, MA, took place today at 5 PM at MassMutuaCenter.As each FFC event so far, FFC 25 will be made up of six top MMA matches and five kick-boxing bouts. Despite the fact that the event will be packed with US fighters who are to make their debut at FFC, this European promotion is also bringing some top European names to their US shows. The MMA fighters who are to headline the event are David Mitchell and Dervin Lopez while Pavel Zhuravlev and Ben Fuimaono will crown the kickboxing part of the show. Find out more about the official weigh-in results below and watch FFC 25 Springfield live this Friday, June 10, at 8 PM on...

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FFC 25 Press Release: Anthony Njokuani on his upcoming FFC 25 match: Get ready for a high-profile fight!

FFC 25 Press Release: Anthony Njokuani on his upcoming FFC 25 match: Get ready for a high-profile fight! Anthony Njokuani on his upcoming FFC 25 match: Get ready for a high-profile fight!   Only a week after FFC show in Daytona Beach, Florida, Final Fight Championship is busy preparing its next event in Springfield, MA with former UFC fighter Anthony Njokuani. This excellent puncher will have a difficult task ahead of him since he will face Brazil’s Leonardo Mafra who will also step into the FFC ring for the first time after UFC’s Octagon. When he is not in the ring or Octagon, Njokuani is a coach at UFC Gym in Green Valley where he forges the future of new MMA and Muay Thai talents. But when he is not doing classes, this FFC newcomer is doing his preps in Las Vegas with his coaches...

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FFC 25 Press Release: FFC 25 Springfield, MA coming up this Friday!

FFC 25 Press Release: FFC 25 Springfield, MA coming up this Friday! FFC 25 coming up this Friday in Springfield, MA!   After dominating Europe with 23 spectacular events, Final Fight Championship (FFC) hits America with a powerful 1-2 punch! The fastest growing combat sports organization in Europe, Final Fight Championship (“FFC”) makes their way to Springfield’s Mass Mutual Center only seven days after their US debut! Originally from Zagreb, Croatia, Final Fight Championship is a European combat sports organization that promotes two of the most exciting sports in the world… MMA & Kickboxing. Due to its increasing popularity and huge public interest, FFC has become the fastest growing combat sports organization in the world. FFC President, Orsat Zovko, and Hoplite Entertainment CEO Jon Smith have officially announced their formal partnership. Confident of the their success, the FFC has since relocated and is now headquartered in...

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FFC 24 Press Release: FFC 24 Results

FFC 24 Press Release: FFC 24 Results FFC’s debut best scenario possible: Top KO’s and production   FFC 24 Daytona Beach took place this Friday at 8 PM with six MMA bouts and five kickboxing matches. The MMA part of the program was marked by some epic knock outs and the whole event was broadcasted live on CBS Sports. The MMA part of the evening offered some top fighters, electric bouts and well as a couple of memorable KO’s. Despite the fact that the kickboxing matches definitely did not disappoint the lovers of this spot, the KB part of the show was dominated by the two European fighters who proved that the American kickboxing scene still has to grow. FFC heavyweight champ Mladen Brestovac managed to retain his bet against the US fighter Steven Banks after he KO’d him with a high kick, which is his strongest...

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FFC 24 Daytona Beach weigh-in results: Tensions between Kimball and Van Buren

FFC 24 Daytona Beach weigh-in results: Tensions between Kimball and Van Buren FFC 24 Daytona Beach weigh-in results: Tensions between Kimball and Van Buren   The official weigh-in for FFC 24 took place this Thursday at 5 PM. The event itself will take place this Friday and it will be comprised of six MMA matches as well as five excellent kickboxing bouts.Most of the fighters made the weight with an exception of few fighters who were given an additional hour to make it. There were no significant incidents between the opponents except a minor verbal clash between Jeremy Kimball and Matt Van Buren. The fighters also gave their statements to the media ahead oftomorrow’s matches. The MMA part of the event will be filled with fighters coming from the US and Brazil and it will be headlined by two Brazilians – Thiago Rela and Danillo Villefort who is more than ready...

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Mladen Brestovac on FFC US events: “This is a bold move”

 Mladen Brestovac on FFC US events: “This is a bold move” Mladen Brestovac on FFC US events: “This is a bold move”   Mladen Brestovac, headliner of the kickboxing part of the FFC 24 event and FFC heavyweight champ has a certain opinion about FFC’s debut in the US. He also revealed what he thinks about his opponent this Friday in Daytona Beach.It has been two months now since he fought for the Glory heavyweight title against Rico Verhoeven. I have nothing to say that I did not say before. Rico is in top shape and he did an amazing match. I did my best. Maybe I could have done better, you can always do better and it’s always easy to spot mistakes afterwards. I was also a bit nervous, but as the match went on I was more relaxed as well as tired because he imposed brutal...

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