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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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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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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Leo Kuntz versus Hong Young-Ki set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Leo Kuntz versus Hong Young-Ki set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Leo Kuntz versus Hong Young-Ki set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” For immediate release: January 12, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next match for Round 1 of the International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”: Leo Kuntz versus Hong Young-Ki. Round 1 will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. Leo Kuntz (17-3-1, American Top Team) is the Impact FC and XFC Champion. He rose to prominence with a stellar record of fight-finishing submissions and KOs which landed him on TUF Season 16 and then into the UFC. Most notable for Korean...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Shamil Zavurov versus Kim Won-Gi set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Shamil Zavurov versus Kim Won-Gi set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”  Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Shamil Zavurov versus Kim Won-Gi set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”   For immediate release: January 11, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next match for Round 1 of the International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”: Shamil Zavurov versus Kim Won-Gi. Round 1 will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Shamil Zavurov (30-5-1, Akhmat Fight Club) is a Russian stand out with a history back to his childhood of winning Sambo and Sanda fights before his transition to MMA.  He is the Octagon Fighting Champion and former M-1 Champion. Well-known for his...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Kim Chang-Hyun versus Andy Main set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Kim Chang-Hyun versus Andy Main set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Kim Chang-Hyun versus Andy Main set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” For immediate release: January 11, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next match for Round 1 of the International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”: Kim Chang-Hyun versus Andy Main. Round 1 will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Kim Chang-Hyun (17-10, Team MAD) is one of the first generation of Korean Mixed Martial Artists, having competed since 2004 in NeoFight, Gimme 5, and Spirit MC. In 2011 he joined ROAD FC and has fought both Lightweight title contenders Kume Takasuke...

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FCFF’s Best of 2016 List: Fastest KO on the Jan 28 Fight Card

FCFF’s Best of 2016 List: Fastest KO on the Jan 28 Fight Card 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. The FCFF names the BEST of 2016, Fastest KO on the January Fight Card   Portland, OR – The FCFF is Oregon’s oldest and most respected MMA organization and since 2009 we’ve honored each year’s best. There are twelve categories in our “Best of 2016” list from “Fighter of the Year,” to “Most Improved,” to our “2017 Fighter to Watch.” This annual list will become part of the FCFF’s Fighter Hall of Fame.     The best part, Fernando Alvarado, who earned the honors of “Fastest Knockout in 2016” is on the January 28th FIGHT...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Sasaki Shinji versus Albert Cheng set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Sasaki Shinji versus Albert Cheng set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Sasaki Shinji versus Albert Cheng set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” For immediate release: January 10, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next match for Round 1 of the International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”: Sasaki Shinji versus Albert Cheng. Round 1 will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Sasaki Shinji (17-10-3, Burst) is one of Japan’s most noted grapplers in MMA who has come to be more feared for his KO power. The former Shooto 70kg Champion has spent over ten years in MMA. Sasaki went undefeated in ROAD FC...

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Mirko CroCop Filipovic has decided to retire from Combat Sports

Mirko CroCop Filipovic has decided to retire from Combat Sports Mirko CroCop Filipovic has decided to retire from Combat Sports  CroCop recently won the RIZIN FIGHTING FEDERATION 2016 Open Weight Grand Prix and is riding a 7 fight win streak in MMA. He has notable wins over Josh Barnett, King Mo, Wanderlei Silva, Pat Barry, and Igor Vovchanchyn. He recently said “I know I have announced this before, but this is really the end. I gave my all to this sport.” “CroCop” has gave his all to the sport and to the fans of combat sports. He will always be a legend in both MMA and Kickboxing. It’s great to see a fighter end his career on a win streak and at the top of his game. Throughout the years we have seen this legend in some of the most epic fights in PRIDE, UFC, K-1,...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: International Trials 1st match Melvin Guillard vs Kim Seung-Yeon

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: International Trials 1st match Melvin Guillard vs Kim Seung-Yeon Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: International Trials 1st match Melvin Guillard vs Kim Seung-Yeon For immediate release: 27 December, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the first match for the International Trials in the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”: Legendary MMA veteran Melvin Guillard will face Korean hot prospect Kim Seung-Yeon. Round 1 of the International Trials will take place on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Melvin Guillard (32-16-2-3, Free) is a fighter who needs no introduction to MMA fans. With a record high of eight KOs in the UFC, the WSOF and Bellator veteran has brought an incredible amount of excitement to his performances. Guillard has wins over such notables as Marcus Davis, Gleison Tibau, Jeremy Stephens, Evan Dunham, Ronys Torres and Mac Danzig. He is thinking...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: Flyweight match Nakahara Taiyo vs Moon Jea-Hoon

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: Flyweight match Nakahara Taiyo vs Moon Jea-Hoon  Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: Flyweight match Nakahara Taiyo vs Moon Jea-Hoon   For immediate release: 26 December, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces a flyweight match: Nakahara Taiyo versus Moon Jea Hoon for Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Nakahara Taiyo (14-8, Wayjutsu Keishukai GODS) is one of Japan’s best bantamweights who is dropping to the flyweight division. The Sengoku Tournament winner has only lost twice in almost 10 years with the last being his first fight in ROAD FC to Kim Soo-Chul. He has notable wins over Marcos Vinicius, Jo Nam-Jin, and Shintaro Ishiwatari. Early in his career, Nakahara faced the world’s up and comers in K-1 and Valkyrie such as Rani Yahya, Ivan Menjivar, Mike Brown, and Hideo Tokoro. Moon Jea-Hoon (9-8,...

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