After hitting rock-bottom, Tim Hague now aimed at crushing jaws on way back to top

By: Mike Bohn March 27, 2015 MMA Junkie

More than eight years and 28 fights into his pro MMA career, Tim Hague said he’s finally prepared to meet his potential.

Hague found success early in his career under the King of the Cage banner. He won the organization’s heavyweight title as part of 10 wins in his first 11 pro fights.

He then received the call to make his UFC debut at UFC 98 in May 2009 and would submit Pat Barry in the first round. Unfortunately after that point, his career went into a backslide that only now – nearly six years later – can he say he’s recovered.

Hague spent much of recent years trying to rediscover his groove. He suffered three-straight losses under the UFC banner and was cut from the organization in May 2010. After that, he failed to register more than two consecutive wins and went 6-8 in a 14-fight stretch.

That’s until roughly the mid-way point of 2014. Hague realized he wasn’t happy with his win-one, lose-one pattern. To buck that trend, he rededicated himself to the sport and the lifestyle that goes along with it. Now he’s won three straight.

Hague (19-9) has won his past three fights by knockout and hopes he can make it four straight when he challenges Tanner Boser (6-0) for the Unified MMA heavyweight title at Unified MMA 22. The event takes place on Friday at Mirage Banquet Hall in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and is available via online pay-per-view at GFL.tv.

Full Story – http://mmajunkie.com/2015/03/after-hitting-rock-bottom-tim-hague-now-aimed-at-crushing-jaws-on-way-back-to-top

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Jeremy Horn: ‘I’ll Be In The Gym Until The Day I Die’- EXCLUSIVE

By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630, BJPenn.com

If you look up Jeremy Horn on the Internet, you’ll likely find that his MMA record is listed as 91-21-5. Yes, that’s 117 total fights. It’s seems like such a ridiculous number, even for someone who has been fighting as long as Horn, which is somewhere around nineteen years. The crazier part is that according to the Nebraska born fighter, that number is wrong and the amount of total fights is probably somewhere around 160ish.

“I started training long before the majority of MMA sanctioning bodies and websites recording them were around,” said Horn when asked about the number.

The 39-year-old fighter is gearing up for his next fight (118, 160 something, who cares) and recently spoke with BJPENN.COM.

Make sure you guys tune into Horn’s fight this Saturday, Mar. 28 at Sugar Creek Showdown 25: Apocalypse. The fights can be streamed online at GFL.tv.

Full Story – http://www.bjpenn.com/jeremy-horn/

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GFL REAL FIGHTS – Sosa VS Bergman on TCN, CSN, DISH, DirecTV, U-Verse & FiOS Beginning March 30

GFL PRESENTS “REAL FIGHTS” ON THE COMCAST NETWORK (TCN), COMCAST SPORTSNET (CSN), DISH, DIRECTV, AT&T U-VERSE AND VERIZON FIOS
GFL PRESENTS “JASON SOSA VS BERGMAN AGUILAR” BEGINNING MARCH 30

March 27, 2015

GFL, The Comcast Network and Comcast SportsNet continue their weekly combat sports series, REAL FIGHTS, with world class boxing from Philadelphia as Peltz Boxing and Joe Hand Promotions presents another showstopper!

Jason Sosa of Camden, NJ, riding an eight-fight knockout streak, returns to action when he boxes Bergman Aguilar of Escazu, Costa Rica, in an eight-round junior lightweight fight at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.

The Sosa-Bergman contest, along with an eight-round heavyweight match featuring Joey Dawejko of Philadelphia, headlines a seven-fight card.

Sosa, 26, who knocked out Juan Cruz in his last fight Oct. 18 in Catano, Puerto Rico, is 13-1-3 with 9 K0s. He has been a pro since 2009.
Earlier in 2014, Sosa scored his biggest win when he knocked out Michael Brooks of Long Island, NY, in the ninth round at Bally’s Atlantic City.

Sosa is ranked No. 2 in the United States at 130 pounds by the USBA and No. 31 in the world by the WBC.

“I’m excited to be back fighting in Philadelphia in front of my fans, family and friends who will be crossing the bridge from my hometown of Camden,” said Sosa. “I expect 2015 to be a great year, and I will continue where I left off with my explosive knockouts. I want to thank my manager, Mark Cipparone, of Club 1957 Management, and the entire Rocco’s Collision Team for believing in me and making a lot of things possible. I would like to thank Russell Peltz as well. El Canito is back!”

Sosa has not boxed in Philadelphia since Dec. 8, 2012, when he knocked out Isaac Suarez of Lancaster, PA, in two rounds at Temple University’s McGonigle Hall.

Aguilar, 30, now living in Puerto Rico, is 12-1-1 with 4 K0s. In his last fight April 24 in Panama, Aguilar scored an 11-round decision over previously unbeaten hometown hero Juan Huertas for the interim WBA Fedelatin Title.

A pro since 2008, Aguilar will be making his first start outside Central America.

“I ask for all Costa Rican fans to come out and support me in Philadelphia,” said Aguilar.

Heavyweight prospect Joey Dawejko, who has scored three straight one-round knockouts, takes on Enobong Umohette, of Nigeria, in an eight-round fight.

Dawejko, 24, had a big year in 2014, going 5-0 and beating fringe contender Derric Rossy, of New York, to break onto the heavyweight scene 12 months ago.

A pro since 2009, Dawejko, also known as The Tank, is 13-3-2, 6 K0s. In his last three fights, neither David Williams, of Philadelphia, Yohan Banks, of Redwood City, CA, nor Rayford Johnson, of Longview, TX, were able to survive the first round. Dawejko also defeated then-unbeaten Philadelphia Mark Rideout in 2014.

“This could be the start of a big year for me,” Dawejko said, “so I’m not taking any chances. I’m going away to the mountains to train for this fight. Umohette is a big, strong guy and I need to be prepared. Last year was a rebuilding year for me and I hope to get into the world rankings in 2015.

“I saw Umohette fight on video and I listened to his story. This is a big fight for him, also.”

Umohette (left), 35, now living in Milwaukee, WI, started boxing in 1998. Known as The Nigerian Gentleman, he won his country’s National Amateur Championship in 2005 in the super heavyweight division.

After relocating to Wisconsin, he won that state’s Novice Heavyweight Title in 2007.

Umohette turned pro in 2009 and promptly lost his first fight before going on a nine-fight winning streak which included winning the Wisconsin State Heavyweight Title.

“It will be an honor and a privilege to compete against the highly decorated former World Amateur Champion, Joey Dawejko, in his home state of Pennsylvania, which has a legendary boxing history,” Umohette said. “Dawejko’s very distinguished amateur career and his blazing pro career is testimony to his enormous talent. I look forward to an entertaining bout against The Tank.”

Air times are listed below:
The Comcast Network: (all zones): Monday, March 30 at 7:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (all zones): Tuesday, March 31 at 9:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (Philly): Friday, April 3 at 8:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (Mid Atlantic): Saturday, April 4 at 11:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (Mid Atlantic): Sunday, April 5 at 4:00pm ET
CSN Philadelphia: Thursday, April 2 at 7:00pm ET
CSN Philadelphia: Saturday, April 4 at 4:00pm ET
CSN Mid Atlantic: Sunday, April 5 at 12:30am ET

CSN regions in other major markets including CSN Northwest and CSN Bay Area will also be airing Sosa VS Aguilar in the weeks and months to follow. In addition, close to 25 cable and satellite systems carry CSN including Dish, DirecTV, AT&T U-verse and Verizon FiOS.

To stay connected with GFL and this unique fight series, visit these TCN & CSN online locations for up-to-the-date programming info.
The Comcast Network http://www.csnphilly.com/page/tcn
CSN Philadelphia http://www.csnphilly.com/ontv/listings
CSN Washington http://www.csnwashington.com/ontv
CSN Baltimore http://www.csnbaltimore.com/ontv
CSN New England http://www.csnne.com/pages/oncsn
CSN Northwest http://www.csnnw.com/ontv
CSN Bay Area http://www.csnbayarea.com/ontv

Upcoming Events on Comcast
3/30: Tuesday Night Fights: Jason Sosa v Bergman Aguilar (boxing)
4/6: Cagezilla Fighting Championship (MMA)
4/13: GPG 19: Portugal VS USA (MMA)
4/20: Broadway Boxing: Rafael “Dynamite” Vazquez v Joseph Rios

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Focused and Family-Driven, Unified MMA 22’s Tim Hague Closes in on His Dream

By Hunter Homistek , Mar 26, 2015, Bleacher Report

Dreams are relative.

What you want to accomplish in life probably isn’t what I want to accomplish in life, and even among individuals following the same career path, what works for John Doe doesn’t necessarily work for Steve Smith.

Example: Tim Hague.

If you followed the UFC at its height in mid- to late 2009, you probably remember him. He was that giant Canadian heavyweight with the sweet sideburns who submitted Pat Barry in one minute and 42 seconds after getting blasted for roughly 1:41 prior.

He’s fighting Friday, March 27, in the main event at Unified MMA 22 in a heavyweight title fight against undefeated rising star Tanner Boser, an event that will stream live online.

Full Story – http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2410888-focused-and-family-driven-unified-mma-22s-tim-hague-closes-in-on-his-dream

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MMA veteran Jeremy Horn battles ‘tough’ Tony Lopez this Saturday night at SCS 25

By SteveJuon @angrymarks on Mar 25, 2015

With a professional fight record spanning three decades, the 39-year-old Jeremy Horn is one of the most remarkably durable MMA fighters today, having amassed over 100 total fights (and 90+ wins) in his career to date. On March 28th he goes for his fifth win in a row against Tony “Kryptonite” Lopez.

Jeremy Horn can safely say he’s been everywhere and done everything there is to do in mixed martial arts (MMA).

With over 100 fights in his career thus far (and over 90 wins) he could rightly be called a “crafty veteran” at 39 years old. He’s aging gracefully and winning decisively, taking a victory in each of his last four fights with a first-round submission.

His next opponent will look to put that winning streak to an end.

Tony “Kryptonite” Lopez finished his last two opponents by technical knockout (TKO) and arm-triangle choke, so he won’t be afraid to stand with Horn or follow him to go to the ground, Horn’s bread and butter.

MMAmania.com talked to the longtime fight veteran about his upcoming bout for SCS 25 at the Sugar Creek Casino in Hinton, Oklahoma, along with how he maintains his longevity in a sport where young and hungry lions are always on the prowl.

He’ll go for his fifth straight win defending the SCS light heavyweight title in Hinton, Oklahoma, on Saturday, March 28th at the Sugar Creek Casino. If you can’t attend live the show is also available for $15 on GoFightLive.tv. The complete audio of our interview with Horn is below.

Full Story – http://www.mmamania.com/2015/3/25/8284519/mma-veteran-jeremy-horn-battles-tony-lopez-this-saturday-night-at-scs-25-mma

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Chazz Witherspoon back in action on Saturday, April 18 at GPG Event Center in Pennsauken, New Jersey

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Chazz Witherspoon back in action on Saturday, April 18 at GPG Event Center in Pennsauken, New Jersey
Plus undefeated Matthew Gonzalez, Vidal Rivera, Obafemi Bakari, Courtney Blocker, Erick Kitt, Malik Hawkins and Antoine AIkens
For Immediate Release

Pennsauken, NJ (March 25, 2015)–On Saturday night, April 18 at the GPG Event Center (Formerly the Woodbine Inn) in Pennsauken, New Jersey. In the main event, heavyweight contender Chazz Witherpsoon will be in action.

The show is promoted by Witherspoon’s Silver Spoon Promotions.

Witherspoon (32-3, 24 KO’s) of nearby Paulsboro, New Jersey established himself as one of the top American Heavyweights as the St. Joseph’s University graduate won his first twenty-three bouts with wins over the likes of Michael Alexander (11-0), Talmadge Griffis (24-6-3), Jonathan Haggler (18-1) before suffering his 1st defeat to future two-time world title challenger Chris Arreola via controversial disqualification.

Witherspoon went on to win three win a row which was highlighted by an entertaining 8th round stoppage over Adam “The Swamp Donkey” Richards (21-1). That fight was voted Ring Magazine’s 2008 Heavyweight Fight of the Year. Witherspoon then dropped a fight to future two-time world title challenger Tony Thompson.

Witherspoon went on to score 4-consecutive knockouts which included a devastating 3rd-round destruction over Tyson Cobb (14-2).

Witherspoon then took on undefeated prospect Seth Mitchell on April 28, 2012 in a bout where Witherspoon had Mitchell badly hurt in several occasions before Mitchell came away with the victory.

In has last bout, Witherspoon stopped Cory Phelps in two rounds at the GPC Event on January 24.

Appearing on the undercard in 4-round bouts will be:

Vidal Rivera (1-0, 1 KO) of Camden, NJ takes on Tyron Stewart (0-1) in a super bantamweight clash.

Obafemi Bakari (2-0) of Staten Island, NY will fight pro debuting Andrew Osborne in a jr. middleweight fight.

Matthew Gonzalez (2-0) of Vineland,NJ will take on Joseph McDonald (0-1) of Concord, NC in a jr. middleweight fight.

Courtney Blocker (4-0, 4 KO’s) of Pensacola, FL will take on an opponent to be named in a jr. welterweight bout.

Paris Chisholm of Baltimore will be making his pro debut in a welterweight bout.

Erick Kitt (5-0, 2 KO’s) of Pensacola, FL will see action in a jr. middleweight bout.

Malik Hawkins (2-0, 2 KO’s) of Baltimore, MD will take part in a jr. welterweight bout.

Andrew Pureifoy of Philadelphia will fight in a cruiserweight fight.

Antoine Aikens (9-0, 1 KO) of Atlantic City, NJ will take part in a super middleweight bout.

Rocco Salimbene of Pennsauken, NJ will make his pro debut in a lightweight fight

Tickets for the great evening of championship boxing $80 for Ringside, $60 for select and $40 for General Admission and can be purchased by calling 856 472 0443 or 609 938 1755 or by email at info@silverspoonpromotions.com

There will be an after party at the GPG Event Center.

The GPG Event Center is located at 1443 Route 73 in Pennsauken.

For more information and media credentials, contact:

Marc Abrams at 856 287 7611 or phillyboxing@gmail.com

Jeremy Horn: 19 years, 117 fights, 0 injuries

by Kirik Jenness, March 24, mixedmartialarts.com

Watch Jeremy Horn fight on Saturday, March 28, live on GFL.tv!

Jeremy Horn appeared recently on Submission Radio for an eye opening interview. In a sport beset with injuries leading to the collapse of major cards, where CTE is a constant worry, Horn was asked how many injuries he has suffered in 19 years and 117 fights.

“None,” he said. “I’ve had zero injuries and zero surgeries.”

“In my fight with Anderson Silva about 10 seconds into the first round when I tried taking him down, I pulled a groin muscle real bad. That’s why if you see the rest of that fight, I ended up kind of limping around like Frankenstein.”

Full Story – http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/450998/Jeremy-Horn-19-years-117-fights-0-injuries/

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New Legend Boxing International Fight Night Preview

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Courtesy of proboxing-fans.com

On Saturday, March 28, New Legend Boxing will return to the famed Resorts World Casino New York City with another night of professional boxing for the latest installment of International Fight Night series.

Over the course of boxing history, Cleveland, OH, has been known as a hotbed for producing many talented fighters, including Joey Maxim, Jimmy Bivins and Lloyd Marshall among others. The latest prospect to come out of the hallowed city is undefeated super bantamweight prospect Antonio “Carita” Nieves.

On March 28, the 27-year-old Nieves is making his New York debut, in what will be his first bout scheduled for eight rounds. Nieves was a highly touted amateur winning over 60 fights while becoming a five-time Cleveland Golden Gloves champion, a National Golden Gloves silver medalist and competing in the Olympic Trials. Turning pro in November 2011, Nieves, now 10-0 (5 KOs), had a busy 2014, earning five victories, with three by knockout. In August, Nieves outboxed the 5-0 prospect Justin Lopez over six frames, dropping his foe in the second round en route to winning a shutout unanimous decision.

The 26-year-old lightweight power-punching prospect Scott “Bang Bang” Burrell, 9-2 (6 KOs), twin brother to fellow boxer Dean Burrell, was born in Queens, NY, then raised in London, England, before moving back to the US to turn pro in 2010. Now living in Brooklyn, Burrell trains out of Gleason’s Gym under the tutelage of world-renowned coach Hector Roca. Determined to win his third fight in a row following a controversial six-round split decision defeat back in May 2013, Burrell will be competing in his first eight-round contest.

Popular female fighter Cindy “Checkmate” Serrano will see action in a six-round junior lightweight contest. Currently riding a seven-fight winning streak, the Puerto Rican Brooklynite, 22-5-2 (10 KOs), is now a veteran of the ring, having turned pro back in 2003.

Serrano became a two-time titlist in 2012, picking up the Women’s IBA International super featherweight title that August, winning an eight-round decision over Kerri Hill, then earning another decision victory over Angel Gladney in November to grab the UBF female lightweight title. In what promises to be a barnburner, Serrano will be facing the equally experienced Fatuma Zarika, 24-9-1 (14 KOs), of Nairobi, Kenya, who is a former Women’s International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight titlist. Zarika will be making her US debut.

WORLD FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS SUPER SHOW – A NIGHT OF SUPERB LOCAL MMA AND MUAY THAI AT THE GRAND SIERRA RESORT CASINO WFC 37, GRAND SIERRA RESORT, RENO, NV

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World Fighting Championships brings live, local mixed martial arts and Muay Thai back to Northern Nevada with another supers show featuring the best local talent Northern Nevada has to offer.

“The fans have been asking so we brought it back! It wasn’t long ago that we pulled off our first show with Muay Thai and MMA here at the Grand Sierra Resort. The fans loved the event and we are proud to be able to give all the amazing fight camps the opportunities they deserve. This event has several big fights that are going to deliver action.” – Matt McGovern, President, World Fighting Championships.

Several bouts on the card deserve the billing of main event including two highly anticipated women’s Muay Thai matchups. Victoria Engberson, a WFC veteran, welcomes Marie Choi to the WFC ring for the top billed Muay Thai fight of the night. Jullian McCuan and Leizel Beliso collide at the 106 lbs weight limit to establish the WFC light flyweight division in Northern Nevada. And Vinnie Reymus and Jonathan Liman square off at a catchweight of 175 lbs for three rounds of MMA action.

This card is stacked with action from top to bottom with many new and old faces entering the WFC ring: Melvin Washington, Willy Whipple, Adam Hebenstreich, Brady Huang, Jullian McCuan, Leizel Beliso, Carlos Sanchez, Michael Gilliland, Kali Manu, Johnny Fields,

Daniel Reece, Zach Andrews, Joe Irvin, Kyle Lehane, Mike Harding, Michael Hoker, Mike Martinez, TJ Kullar, Mike Sandidge, and Lamar Gosey.

The official WFC 37 weigh-in will take place on Thursday April 11th inside the Grand Sierra Resort at 6pm. The weigh-ins are free and open to the public with fans encouraged to attend and support their fighters.

Tickets start at $27 for general admission and are available through the WFC website at www.worldfightingchampionships.com. Fans are encouraged to buy tickets early, as the best seats sell out early.

Can’t catch the event live? Join us online for live pay-per-view action hosted by GoFightLive! Visit www.gfl.tv and search for WFC 37, live from the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino.

Gates open at 7:00 p.m. on fight night. First fight is at 8:00 p.m.

For more news and more information on World Fighting Championships: http://www.worldfightingchampionships.com

(Press Only) For more information press are encouraged to request media passes early for coverage of the live event. For media to include videos and high resolution images or fighter interviews, contact:

Derek Imig

World Fighting Championships

702-427-9767 derek@wfcfights.com

Jimmie Rivera Defends His CFFC Bantamweight Title Against Carson Beebe on May 9, 2015

When Aljamain Sterling left Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC) as the undefeated bantamweight champion for the UFC, he left some pretty big shoes to fill. Without skipping a beat, Jimmie Rivera (14-1), stepped in and has taken the division to a whole new level. Winning the vacant title in November 2014 with a TKO victory over Anthony Durnell (11-4), Rivera has the biggest challenge to date when he defends his title for the first time against Carson Beebe (15-3) on Saturday May 9, 2015 at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

“Jimmie is the best pound-for-pound fighter in our organization,” said CFFC CEO Robert Haydak, Jr. “I’m baffled as to why the (UFC) call hasn’t come for him yet. We’re getting to the point where finding him a match-up is becoming a challenge. For Arias to secure someone with Carson’s skill level is amazing. This fight is going to be incredible.”

Raised in Ramsey, New Jersey, Rivera has trained and prospered under the guidance of Danny Schulmann and has earned a third degree MMA black belt in TSMMA. After breaking state records in wrestling in high school, Rivera transitioned to MMA with ease and has not lost a fight in over six years. Rivera is a man of few words but when he speaks, it’s with confidence. “I’m going to finish the fight,” said Rivera looking forward to his match up with Beebe. “I think my opponent is tough and it will be a good fight. I’m looking forward to defending the belt.”

Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Beebe has also amassed an impressive record and like Rivera, was a participant on the Ultimate Fighter. Beebe, who currently trains at Gilbert Grappling and Valley Flow Striking, has a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Christian Uflacker and was a high school All American and a starter for Purdue University in wrestling. Beebe wasted no time in accepting the challenge to fight for the CFFC bantamweight title. “Very excited,” said the challenger. “CFFC has launched many of their champions on to the UFC. It is one of the top regional promotions in the country and this is a great opportunity. I feel honored to be considered for the title, especially against such a top level opponent. This is going to be a great fight for the fans and I can’t wait to put on a show. Jimmie is a beast. He and I are two of the top bantamweights in the country outside of the UFC. It’s time to put up or shut up. On May 9, we will find out who is the best.”

“This card has so many great fights,” continued Haydak. “I’m looking forward to the first fight of the night just as much as the main event. In typical CFFC fashion, this card will not disappoint.”

Here is a quick peak at the card.

Main Event – CFFC Welterweight Title

Jonavin Webb vs. Lyman Good

CFFC Featherweight Title

Jared Gordon vs. Jeff Lentz

CFFC Bantamweight Title

Jimmy Rivera vs. Carson Beebe

Main Card:

Evan Velez vs. Claudio Ledesma

Ricky Bandejas vs. Leodegario Muniz

Daniel Holmes vs. Joe Pinto

Justin Bonitatis vs. Tony Dabbondanza

Jorge Martinez vs. Giorgi Kudukhashvili

Anthony Montanaro vs. Trevor Suter

Steve Barnett vs. Allen Otto

Sean Brady vs. TBD

Josh Mayville vs. TBD

For updates and further announcements on the card, log on to www.CFFC.tv and find us on Facebook.

About Cage Fury Fighting Championships

Cage Fury Fighting Championships (www.cffc.tv) is a pioneer in bringing prominent and elite MMA talent to the East Coast. Since CFFC’s debut, past, and current champions have competed at the highest level. Before they were in the UFC, Jim and Dan Miller were both CFFC champions. That legacy remains the same today. Three current CFFC champions, George Sullivan, Aljamain Sterling, and Paul Felder are currently on the UFC roster. Current UFC fighters Zach Makovsky, Nick Catone, Nah-Shon Burrell, and John Howard have also competed in CFFC prior to their entry to the UFC. Also, CFFC helped jumpstart the career of Internet fighting sensation Kimbo Slice, whose first foray into MMA came in the CFFC cage when he fought former boxing champion Ray “Merciless” Mercer. CFFC continues to thrive as one of the best regional promotions in the world while focusing on treating fighters with respect and giving the fans the ultimate MMA experience.

Contact:

Rob Haydak Jr., CFFC CEO: Rob@cffc.tv

Mike Constantino CFFC President: Mike@cffc.tv

David Feldman, Vice President: David@cffc.tv

Arias Garcia, Matchmaker: Arias@cffc.tv

Earl Campbell, General Manager: Earl@cffc.tv

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