Category Archives: Final Fight Championship

FFC 30 tickets on sale

FFC 30 tickets on sale FFC 30 tickets on sale Final Fight Championship’s 30th edition will take place October 21 in Linz, Austria with the main event featuring one of the world’s best kickboxers Robin van Roosmalen in MMA action. The Dutch fighter will make his third MMA bout at FFC after he won his previous MMA fights via impressive KO’s. Van Roosmalen is also fighting under Glory’s banner where he recently regained the featherweight belt and proved he is one of the best stand-up fighters nowadays. At FFC 30, the audience will again have the chance to see their favorite local fighter Rene Wimmer. At the same venue in 2016, Wimmer scored the biggest win of his career. In an epic battle he made a big comeback and KO’ed favored Cheik Sidibe from France. One of Europe’s best kickboxers, Shkodran Veseli, is also to return to...

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Robin Van Roosmalen returns to main event FFC 30 in Linz

Robin Van Roosmalen returns to main event FFC 30 in Linz Robin Van Roosmalen returns to main event FFC 30 in Linz After two extremely successful events in 2015 and 2016, leading European fighting sports promotion returns to Linz, Austria, this fall. At Tips Arena on October 21, Final Fight Championship is to hold its 30th event with the best fight card do far when it comes to Linz. FFC 30 Linz features six MMA and six kickboxing bouts with numerous local fighters who will get a unique chance to show their skills in the FFC ring. Robin Van Roosmalen: One of the world’s best kickboxers to step into the FFC ring again FFC’s first event in Linz was headlined by the UFC veteran and Italy’s best MMA fighter, Alessio „Legionarius“ Sakara, while the main bout in FFC’s second sectacle in this Austrian town featured one of...

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FFC lightweight champ Luka Jelcic: “I’m already one of the best fighters in my division”

FFC lightweight champ Luka Jelcic: “I’m already one of the best fighters in my division” FFC lightweight champ Luka Jelcic: “I’m already one of the best fighters in my division” Just a couple of years ago, if there was a discussion about Croatia’s talented MMA prospects, one just had to mention Luka Jel?i?. Most of MMA coaches, enthusiasts and fans believed that this young man from Zagreb suburbia is definitely going to be the one who will achieve something big on the fighting sports scene. Luka was extremely talented in every aspect of the game, he was technically superior in comparison to other young fighters and he was also very persistent in his plan to ink a deal with the UFC and become Croatia’s new MMA star.   But then in 2013 he lost to completely anonymous Laszlo Senyei from Hungary at the FFC event in...

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Final Fight Championship heading back to Austria this fall!

Final Fight Championship heading back to Austria this fall! Final Fight Championship heading back to Austria this fall! On October 21 Final Fight Championship returns to Austria for the fifth time for FFC 30 in Linz. FFC held its last event in Linz in September last year with three title bouts. Serbia’s best MMA fighter Darko Stoši? defeated legendary veteran Dion Staring via decision in the heavyweight main event. Former UFC fighter Filip ‘Nitro’ Peji? KO’ed Ahmed Vila in the main event of the kickboxing part of the show, while Holland’s Eyevan Danenberg defeated Shkodran Veseli. Top matches and excellent atmosphere at TipsArena made FFC come back to Linz for the third time and it seems that it might as well become a tradition. Despite the fact that the fight card has not been revealed yet, FFC already promised to top two previous events in...

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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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