Category Archives: PRESS RELEASE

Rumble 90: Three Title Fights, Three Fighters from 2016 “Best of List”

Rumble 90: Three Title Fights, Three Fighters from 2016 “Best of List” FIGHT TALK: eNews from the FCFF Quick Links       • Cascade Tickets Link • The FCFF Homepage • The FCFF’s Facebook         Photo Gallery       Disclaimer All fights are subject to change without notice. Updated Poster Showcases Three Championship Fights  Portland, OR – On Saturday, January 28th fight fans will assemble at the Roseland Theater for Rumble @ The Roseland 90 featuring three Championship fights in the 125, 135, and 155-pound divisions. Fight fans will also get to see three fighters from the FCFF’s “Best of 2016” list.   Tickets are going fast – Submission Underground III (next day – Jan 29th) is nearly sold out. Buy Rumble @ The Roseland 90 tickets (Saturday, January 28th) at Cascade Tickets online, skip the fee and buy in person at Bridge...

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M-1 Challenge lightweight title fight Butenko vs. Yandiev added to M-1 Challenge 74

M-1 Challenge lightweight title fight Butenko vs. Yandiev added to M-1 Challenge 74 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge lightweight title fight Butenko vs. Yandiev added to M-1 Challenge 74 February 18 in St. Petersburg, Russia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 16, 2017) – M-1 Global has announced that M-1 Challenge lightweight champion Alexander “Iron Capture” Botenkpwill take on challenger Abukar Yandiev (8-1-0, M-1: 2-1-0) in the M-1 Challenge 74 co-feature on February 18, in St. Petersburg, Russia. The previously announced main event pits undefeated M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champion Rashid Yusupov (6-0-0, M-1: 4-0-0), of Russia, defends his title against former titlist Stephan “T-800” Puetz (15-2-0, M-1: 6-1-0), of Germany. M-1 Challenge 74 will be streamed live from St. Petersburg in high definition onwww.M1Global.TV. Viewers will be able to watch the preliminary fights and main card by logging on to register at www.M1Global.TV. Fans may watch...

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DOJO FIGHTS, official launch!

DOJO FIGHTS, official launch! DOJO FIGHTS, official launch! Dojo Fights Promotions, Peruvian company dedicated to the production and promotion of events of martial arts and contact sports, began operations this 2017, with the completion of its first event this summer south of Lima. Currently, the fastest growing sport in the world is the MMA or mixed martial arts. This phenomenon has been strongly renewed interest in other martial arts like Jiu Jitsu, Submission, Muay Thai, among others. In Peru, they have appeared MMA fighters of international stature as Valentina Shevchenko, Claudio Enrique Puelles and Barzola, currently fighting in the UFC (the largest MMA organization inthe world). On the other hand, we have world champions in other contact sports, and a Peruvian public hungry. It is in this context that Dojo Fights Promotions, as a new and different alternative that not only aims to provide top...

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VITALY BIGDASH RETAINS ONE MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WITH VICTORY OVER AUNG LA N SANG

VITALY BIGDASH RETAINS ONE MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WITH VICTORY OVER AUNG LA N SANG VITALY BIGDASH RETAINS ONE MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WITH VICTORY OVER AUNG LA N SANG   PLUS: MARTIN NGUYEN FINISHES KAZUNORI YOKOTA WITH PUNCHES   ALSO: VINCENT LATOEL OUTLASTS VAUGHN DONAYRE TO WIN BY UNANIMOUS DECISION     14 January 2017 – Jakarta, Indonesia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returned to the Jakarta Convention Center for another evening of world-class mixed martial arts (MMA) action. ONE: QUEST FOR POWER set the tone for what will be an amazing 2017 for ONE Championship with a series of compelling bouts featuring the absolute best in local and international MMA talent. In the main event, ONE Middleweight World Champion Vitaly Bigdash retained his title, defeating top contender “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang by unanimous decision after five...

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Leandro Higo Wins the Inaugural Bantamweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 1

Leandro Higo Wins the Inaugural Bantamweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 1 LEANDRO HIGO WINS THE INAUGURAL BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 1’ Los Angeles – Jan. 13, 2017 – AXS TV FIGHTS debuted the first ever event from LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE (LFA), a merger between Resurrection Fighting Alliance and Legacy Fighting Championship, tonight to kick off its 2017 line-up which boasts a TV industry leading 45 scheduled events. LFA’s first title unification bout headlined the main card as RFA bantamweight champ Leandro Higo (17-2) out-punched Legacy champ Steven Peterson (14-5) to win the promotion’s inaugural bantamweight title by decision. Other highlights from tonight’s card include: In the co-main event, featherweight fighter Damon Jackson (11-1-1) caught Charles Cheeks III (11-6) in a rear-naked choke to win by submission. Eli Tamez (10-0) returned from a two year layoff to...

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Absolute Championship Berkut 51 Results

Absolute Championship Berkut 51 Results Absolute Championship Berkut 51 Results Light heavyweight title bout: 11. (205) Thiago Silva (Brazil) wins over Jared Torgeson (USA) by unanimous judges decision. 10. (145) Luis «Baboon» Palomino (Peru) wins over Musa Khamanaev (Russia) by TKO, 2 round, 3:35. 9. (155) Christos «The Spartan» Giagos (USA) wins over Alexandre «Pulga» Pimentel (Brazil) by unanimous judges decision. 8. (155) Leandro «Buscape» Silva (Brazil) wins over Pat «Bam Bam» Healy (USA) by TKO, 1 round, 0:38. 7. (205+) Mike «Mak» Kyle (USA) wins over Dan «The Man» Charles (USA) by TKO, 1 round, 2:15. 6. (205) Shamil Gamzatov (Russia) Rodney «Sho Nuff the Master» Wallace (USA) vs by split decision. 5. (155) Arthur Estrazulas (Brazil) wins over Dave «Insane» Courchaine (USA) by KO, 1 round, 3:55. 4. (135) Terrion «Flash» Ware (USA) wins over Nick «Garfield» Mamalis (USA) by unanimous judges decision....

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Truly Growing the Game!

Truly Growing the Game! Stars Showcase Skills to Inner City School Key members of the Thailand Mixed Martial Arts federation paid a visit to Wat Klong Toei Nai school and performed a demonstration for the students, aimed at educating them in the art of MMA. President of TMMAF Jitinat Asdamongkol arrived at the school with two superstars of Thai MMA, Shannon Wiratchai and Rika Ishige, Thailand’s President of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Niti Techottiasnee, and founder of MMA organization Full Metal Dojo, Jon Nutt. Niti provided a running commentary whilst the superstars showcased their varied skills involving multiple combat techniques, such as boxing, wrestling, jiu jitsu and Thailand’s own martial art, Muay Thai. An MMA contest involves multiple techniques which can be used to win the bout, yet the TMMAF were there to show that MMA is a legitimate form of self defense, as well as...

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Fights Worthy of a 15 Year Anniversary Show

Fights Worthy of a 15 Year Anniversary Show FIGHT TALK: eNews from the FCFF Quick Links       • Cascade Tickets Link • The FCFF Homepage • The FCFF’s Facebook         Photo Gallery       Disclaimer All fights are subject to change without notice. Lightweight Title (and other fights) Worthy of Historic Event   Portland, OR – On Saturday, January 28th the FCFF will host the 90th installment of the “Rumble @ The Roseland” series, presented by the Full Contact Fighting Federation (FCFF). This event marks 15 years in business for the FCFF as Oregon’s oldest mma organization.   There are three fighters from the FCFF’s “Best of 2016” list on the January 28th fight card, which will become part of the FCFF’s Fighter Hall of Fame: FCFF Rookie of the Year: Exie Benitez Fastest KO of 2016: Fernando Alvarado (def....

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Jarod Trice, Tyrell Fortune, Kevin Woltkamp, Carmella James, and Bruna Ellen added to Bellator 171

Jarod Trice, Tyrell Fortune, Kevin Woltkamp, Carmela James, and Bruna Ellen added to Bellator 171 Jarod Trice, Tyrell Fortune, Kevin Woltkamp, Carmela James, and Bruna Ellen added to Bellator 171 A pair of heavyweight fights featuring undefeated blue chip prospects Jarod Trice(1-0) and Tyrell Fortune(1-0) have been added to the Bellator.com-streamed preliminary card of Bellator 171 at the Kansas Star Arena on Jan. 27. Also added to the preliminary portion of Bellator 171 is Bruna Ellen (2-1), who will take on Carmella James (Debut) in a female flyweight clash. The new additions join a competitive undercard that is highlighted by a middleweight fight pitting the undefeated Chris Harris (7-0) against Jordan Young (5-0), along with Gaston Reyno (6-1, 2 NC) versus Justin Overton (3-2). A catchweight bout putting Melvin Guillard (32-16-2, 3 NC) against knockout artist Chidi Njokuani (16-4, 1 NC) will serve as the...

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Thailand Fighting Championship – TFC 1 Full Fight Card

Thailand Fighting Championship – TFC 1 Full Fight Card Thailand Fighting Championship – TFC 1 Full Fight Card TFC – 1 Date: 18th January, 2017 City: Khao Lak, Phang Nga Venue: Build Factory Fight Card 1. Hanif Zainal (Malaysia) Combat 360X vs Benham Monjezi (Iran) AKA Thailand 2. Jaktan Tangjan (Thai) Hero Factory Gym vs Sanan Nonglek (Thai) Combat 360X 3. Emilio Angulo (Costa Rica) Tiger MT vs Mohammadali Amiri (Iran) AKA Thailand 4. Pinuy Nuison (Thai) Hero Factory Gym vs Weerayuth Pinyopon (Thai) BKK Fightlab 5. Top Saksurin (Thai) Tiger MT vs TBA 6. Biondi Dayangadang (Philippines) Combat 360X vs Wisawa Kaweewarakorn (Thai) King Boxing/MMA Gym 7. Alex Schild (USA) Tiger MT vs Mohd Zakhir (Malaysia) UMF Doors open 3:00pm and 4:15pm first fight will start. 4:15am ET / 1:15am PT They will have a live stream on Thailand Fighting Championship – TFC Facebook page...

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