Category Archives: PRESS RELEASE

Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 results and photos: 8 advance in $1 Million Tournament, Mighty Mo remains the king XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 OFFICIAL RESULTS MIGHTY MO REMAINS OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION 8 $1 MILLION TOURNAMENT FIGHTERS ADVANCE   For immediate release, July 15, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 from Saturday, July 15th. Mighty Mo keeps his title belt ROAD FC Openweight Champion Mighty Mo made his second title defense against Kang Dong-Kuk, and gave the fans the nail biting action they wanted. Kang did his best to initiate clashes, but equally his best to run away from them, earning Blue Cards in the process. In the second round, Mo finally smashed Kang to the ground and rained down punches for the referee stoppage. $1 Million Tournament Opening Round Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu and Sasaki Shinji came out of their corners cautiously, throwing...

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Jimmy Flick Upsets Johnny Bedford with D’Arce Choke Submission in the Main Event on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 16’

Jimmy Flick Upsets Johnny Bedford with D’Arce Choke Submission in the Main Event on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 16’ This just in… JIMMY FLICK UPSETS JOHNNY BEDFORD WITH D’ARCE CHOKE SUBMISSION IN THE MAIN EVENT ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 16’   Headlining bantamweight prospect Jimmy Flick (10-3) upset UFC veteran Johnny Bedford (23-13-1) tonight, catching him in a D’Arce choke and winning by technical submission in the third round on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 16. Watch Flick’s lights-out submission and more highlights from LFA 16 on YouTube here. In another highlight-reel finish earlier in the night, Geoff Neal (7-2) lived up to his nickname, “Hands of Steel,” by dropping Bilal Williams (8-4) with a knockout punch near the end of the first round. Check out a GIF of the KO on Twitter here. Photos from tonight’s event are available for media use via Dropbox here (credit...

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Bellator 181 Prelim Results: Katy Collins, Amanda “The Lady Killer” Bell, and E.J. Brooks victorious

Bellator 181 Prelim Results: Katy Collins, Amanda “The Lady Killer” Bell, and E.J. Brooks victorious Check out all the Results from the Bellator 181 Prelims Jonathan Gary (13-8-2) defeated Will Florentino (5-5)via unanimous decision (29-27 x3) Romero Cotton (1-0) defeated Aaron Rodriguez (0-1) via split decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) Logan Storley (6-0) defeated Kemmyelle Haley (7-5) via TKO (elbows) at 1:44 of round one Andre Fialho (19-1) defeated A.J. Matthews (8-7) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Amanda Bell (5-4) defeated Brittney Elkin (3-4) via TKO (punches) 4:56 of round two E.J. Brooks (11-5) defeated Guilherme Bomba (9-4) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Rafael Lovato Jr. (6-0) defeated Mike Rhodes (10-5) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:59 of round one Justin Lawrence (10-4) defeated Treston Thomison (10-6) via TKO (doctor stoppage) 3:34 of round one Valentin Moldavsky (6-1) defeated Carl Seumanutafa (10-8) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27) Katy Collins (7-2) defeated Bruna Vargas (2-2) via unanimous decision (30-27 x3) Jordan Howard (10-3) defeated Johnny Marigo (4-1) via KO (punches) 1:26 of round one Guillermo Gomez (0-0) vs. Fernando Trevino (1-0) – Scratched...

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OFFICIAL BELLATOR 181: CAMPOS VS. GIRTZ 3 RESULTS & PHOTOS

OFFICIAL BELLATOR 181: CAMPOS VS. GIRTZ 3 RESULTS & PHOTOS For Immediate Release: July 14, 2017 OFFICIAL BELLATOR 181: CAMPOS VS. GIRTZ 3 RESULTS & PHOTOS Derek Campos (18-6) defeated Brandon Girtz (14-6) via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round two Photos Here John Salter (14-3) defeated Kendall Grove (23-17) via technical submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:37 of round one Photos Here Emily Ducote (6-2) defeated Jessica Middleton (2-2) via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28) Photos Here Joe Warren (15-6) defeated Steve Garcia (7-2) via unanimous decision (30-27 x3) Photos Here Preliminary Card Results: Jonathan Gary (13-8-2) defeated Will Florentino (5-5)via unanimous decision (29-27 x3) Romero Cotton (1-0) defeated Aaron Rodriguez (0-1) via split decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) Logan Storley (6-0) defeated Kemmyelle Haley (7-5) via TKO (elbows) at 1:44 of round one Andre Fialho (19-1) defeated A.J. Matthews (8-7) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Amanda Bell (5-4) defeated Brittney Elkin (3-4) via TKO (punches) 4:56 of round two E.J. Brooks (11-5) defeated Guilherme Bomba (9-4) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Rafael Lovato Jr. (6-0) defeated Mike Rhodes (10-5) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:59 of round one Justin Lawrence (10-4) defeated Treston...

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Meet Cris Williams and Dylan Atkinson this Sunday @ 5pm

Meet Cris Williams and Dylan Atkinson this Sunday @ 5pm 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. Kick-off “Fight Week” onSunday, July 16th at 5pm   Portland, OR – Join the FCFF, Cris Williams, Dylan Atkinson, Saul Gallegos Ruiz, and Johnny James Jr. onSunday, July 16th at Bridge City Fight Shop at 5pm. Help the FCFF kick-off “Fight Week” at our Press Conferencefor Rumble @ The Roseland 93 on Saturday, July 22nd.     The FCFF will host a press conference and FCFF fight fans are encouraged to come and participate by asking questions. BONUS – by your Rumble 93 tickets at Bridge City and you can skip the online processing fee!     The FCFF’s 125-pound Champion Isiah...

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Manny Flores: Chasing The Glory

Manny Flores: Chasing The Glory Chasing The Glory     The sport of MMA is one of the fastest rising sports in the history of athletics.  The sport has also evolved not only from a stylistic and application standpoint but from one of the least known standpoints of the sport becoming accessible to urban culture.        For many years, MMA in America has been thought of as a sport that is dominated by the wrestler hybrid boxer from the suburbs.  Of course that is a generalization of the actual case.  Many insiders know better than to think of such stereotypes.  With fight leagues such as The UFC and Bellator being available to more homes for several years now, newer audiences have been drawn to the sport.     This is evident when a young man from hardened streets Mount Vernon by the name of Manny Flores randomly watches UFC late at...

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Dantas vs. Caldwell for Bantamweight Title Headlines Bellator 184 on October 6

Dantas vs. Caldwell for Bantamweight Title Headlines Bellator 184 on October 6 For Immediate Release: July 14, 2017 BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN EDUARDO DANTAS AND DARRION CALDWELL TO HEADLINE BELLATOR 184 ON OCTOBER 6 AT WINSTAR WORLD CASINO AND RESORT PLUS, FORMER BELLATOR FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION DANIEL STRAUS MEETS EMMANUEL SANCHEZ IN CO-MAIN EVENT LOS ANGELES – Bellator returns to WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla. for the third time in 2017 on Friday, October 6 for Bellator 184: Dantas vs. Caldwell. The main event of Bellator 184 will feature Bellator’s two-time bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas (20-4) defending his belt against Darrion “The Wolf” Caldwell (10-1). In addition, the co-feature pits former featherweight titleholder Daniel Straus (24-7, 1 NC) competing against Emmanuel “El Matador” Sanchez (15-3). The event will be broadcast live and free on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary action will stream on Bellator.com and the Bellator Mobile App. Tickets for Bellator 184: Dantas vs. Caldwell are on sale now and can...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES AND PHOTOS

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES AND PHOTOS XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES AND PHOTOS     For immediate release, July 15, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship presents the comments from the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament fighters from the press conference for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 which was streamed live on YouTube on Friday, July 14, 2017.   For the full transcription (which is quite entertaining) please read the entire version on the ROAD FC website here.   Sasaki Shinji   “First, to Kwon A-Sol, congratulations on your marriage. I will only think about the match with Khuukhenkhuu rather than thinking about winning the tournament. I’ll show you everything in the fight tomorrow.”   Khuukhenkhuu Amartuvshin   “I think this is a great opportunity, the greatest opportunity in my whole life.”   Tom Santos   “The last time I fought Nam Yui-Chul,...

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Updated Rumble 93 Poster and Fight Card, Cris Williams in the News

Updated Rumble 93 Poster and Fight Card, Cris Williams in the News 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 Rumble 93 Poster and Fight Card   Take one look at the FCFF’s Rumble @ The Roseland 93fight card – it’s legit. Undefeated fighters square off, Champions return, pro fight “Main Event,” two Superfights, and a women’s bout – it doesn’t get better than this. Doors open on Saturday, July 22nd at 6pm, fights begin at 7pm. Want more? Come to the 7/16 press conference or 7/21 weigh ins at Bridge City Fight Shop.   Rumble @ The Roseland 93 Updated Fight Card   145 Pro: Dylan Atkinson (Impact JJ) vs Cris Williams (Gracie Barra) 125 Title: Dominick Abalos (Performance MAA) vs Isiaah Garza (Team...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 Official Weigh Ins results for the $1 Million Tournament opening round

Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 Official Weigh Ins results for the $1 Million Tournament opening round XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 WEIGH INS OFFICIAL RESULTS AND PHOTOS   For immediate release, July 14, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official weigh ins results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 which was streamed live on YouTube on Friday, July 14, 2017.   Mighty Mo tipped the scales at 129.9kg in his ROAD FC Openweight title defense against Kang Dong-Kuk, who came in at 107.6kg.  All but two fighters in the opening round of the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament made weight on the first attempt. Leo Kuntz came in at 600g over the allowance, and Kim Chang-Hyun at 900g over the allowance. All fights will take place. Penalties will be updated after the final weigh in period has ended.   A press conference for the opening round...

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