Sept. 16th, 2014 - After debuting the Season I International Tournament & Super-Fight series inside RedeTV studios in Brazil, XFC will now host events throughout Latin America! On September 27, at the Gigantão Arena in Araraquara (SP) the promotion will kickoff their second season; televised on the largest open broadcast network in Latin America, Rede TV! and streamed worldwide for FREE on their website XFCMMA.com.
Headlined with the first World Title Fight on Brazilian soil, Deivison “Dragon” Ribeiro (Brazil) puts his featherweight title on the line against USA’s Waylon Lowe. In the co-main event, the post-poned Season I women’s strawweight tournament finale between Vanessa Melo and Vanessa Guimarães will round out a stacked card of thirteen action packed fights. The card also includes the kick-off of the Women’s Flyweight & Men’s Bantamweight tournaments.
Raising the bar from regional fights to International disputes, the XFC’s first season outside the U.S. boasted record shattering ratings. Season II shows signs of reaching even further heights, with 48 athletes from 17 different countries signed to step into the HeXagon. At XFCi 6: Brazil, United States, Russia, Finland, Mexico, and Colombia will all have fighters representing their country. Throughout Season II’s five event series, over 23 countries will be represented. Four events are set to take place in 2014 with the tournament finale in January 2015.
Now at the helm of the XFC operations, Myron Molotky has assumed the presidency of the XFC in both the United States and international operations, at his side are CEO Edward Jung and matchmaker Eduardo Duarte.
“We are very excited about our second international season, it’s full of talented fighters and great matchups.” Molotky stated. “Our initial goal was fulfilled in the first season, to showcase the XFC to another part of the World. We came to Brazil to discover and provide opportunities for young athletes, to allow them to show their talent and compete on one of the Worlds largest stages. In season II we will continue that vision, but now shift to arena shows allowing thousands more fans to experience XFC events, as we spread our principles of honor and integrity,” he concluded.
Season II of the XFC International Tournament and Super-Fight Series will begin on Sept. 27th, 2014. Four of the thirteen fights will be broadcast live on Rede TV! in Brazil and streamed worldwide to XFC fans for FREE via the promotions website. Follow the XFC and their fighters daily on all major social media platforms and view the entire fight card at XFCMMA.com.