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Mississippi’s #1 MMA promotion returns on GFL on September 13 as AFC presents “Atlas Fighting Championship 4” emanating from the Golden Nugget Casino & Hotel in Biloxi, Mississippi. MMA fans, this event is a stacked card featuring the top up and combing prospects from the Gulf Coast. AFC is the premier MMA organization in the Magnolia State and is looking to increase its viewership worldwide now with a broadcasting partnership with GFL.
Scheduled to compete is the always tough Jason Knight (8-1). Knight is on a 4-fight winning streak, all finishes in the first or second round and has upped his game in 2014 winning 3 times and looking to do it again in front of his homebase.
Austin Parker (0-1) is also in action and looks to even his record to .500 with the first win of his career. Parker took a tough decision loss in his debut fight, but has trained tirelessly in the gym to shore up any holes in his game as has vowed to make his fight in the cage action packed from start to finish.
Rance Jones (3-1) from Florida comes back to AFC and is ready to bring his hard hitting style back to Mississippi. Look for Jones to waste no time in throwing haymakers and getting the fireworks started early.
John Brown (9-4) returns to the ring for the first time in two years after coming up just short in a title fight. Look for Brown to shake the ring rust off early by throwing haymakers, something he is famous for having won 7 times by (T)KO.
In the women’s division Vanessa Grimes (2-1) will take center stage. Grimes is the AFC Flyweight champion and will look to defend her title in impressive fashion. Grimes has quick hands and a solid grappling game.
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Brawl Inc. returned to GFL with “Evolution” from the Radisson Hotel & Convention Center in Branson, Missouri. This 8-card featured 8 finishes and included a title fight! All of the top fighters from the area looked to make a statement and they did just that as every fight was fast and furious until the end. Watch the top, up and coming fighters from the region as Brawl Inc. makes a huge statement to a global audience only on GFL.tv.
In the main event, for the Brawl Inc. Heavyweight Championship, undefeated prospect Rob Hall (6-0 took out Jesse Jones (0-3) via KO in the first round in less than a minute. Hall and Jones immediately tore into each other, with Hall grabbing a headlock against the cage on Jones. Hall twisted Jones around and landed a nice combo with a right hand landing flush on the jaw of Jones. Jones fell to the mat and as Hall continued to throw strikes, the ref halted the fight as Hall won his first title in impressive fashion. Hall is a real success story as he didn’t pick up MMA until well into his 40s and has knocked down every obstacle in his path so far.
In the co-main event, in the heavyweight division, Brad Diaz (4-0) defeated Josh Casper (0-1) via Americana in the first round. Diaz got the fight to the mat early where he controlled the fight from side control landing punches as Casper tried to buck up and get Diaz off of him. Diaz moved to the back of Casper, then got side control once again where he worked for an Americana lock. Casper would not tap and Diaz softened up his opponent with more punches from the side until he went for the Americana again. Diaz had the perfect technique this time as Casper tapped out immediately.
In other action, Brett Smith (1-0) defeated Arvin ‘the Animal’ Brad (1-5) via KO in the first round of a light heavyweight matchup. Smith showed off some great boxing technique against Brad who came to brawl. Brad took the fight straight to Smith, but Smith used angles and defense not to take any damage. Smith fired back with nice 1-2 combos and a short right hand dropped Brad and put him out. It was a great debut for Smith as he displayed some solid hands.
In other action, George Still defeated Wes Blakely via TKO in the first round. Still charged Blakely and after getting tossed to the ground, Still turned a headlock on the bottom into side control. Still held on to the headlock and started to punch Blakely. The punches were causing no damage, but the ref stopped the fight citing that Blakely was not fighting back, which he wasn’t. It was an interesting end to a fun fight up to that point.
Mario Reynaga picked up a KO in the second round, while Harley Heavner and Joey Scanlan both won their fights via first round tapout.
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House of Fame MMA presents “A New Dawn”, a 12-bout card on September 6 from Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. House of Fame MMA is the proving ground for all up and coming MMA fighters in the Northeast region of Florida and this card is sure to showcase future world champions.
In the main event, Kenneth Garner (12-6) battles Matt Kovacs (10-12) in a heavyweight slobber-knocker. Garner is an M-1 veteran, fighting for the top promotion in Russia since 2010. Garner is a well-rounded fighter who brings one-punch KO power into the cage and has also worked on his ground game tirelessly adding another element to his overall skill set. Garner is a huge heavyweight but he fights like a middleweight as his cardio conditioning lets him set a fast pace right from the onset. Kovacs is built like a brick house and brings a solid wrestling game into the cage. Kovacs will no doubt look to get the fight to the ground where he can close the distance and try to work some ground and pound from the top position. Kovacs has continued to work on his game in the last few years and picked up a win over former UFC Champion Maurice Smith back in 2013. Expect someone to get knocked out in this fight as it will be a barnburner.
In the co-main event, Andrew Whitney (9-3) fights Chino Duran (8-7). Whitney is an aggressive fighter who uses strong wrestling and takedowns to stymie his opponents’ offense. Whitney is strong in top control and can end fights with his elbows and punches from that position as well as via tapout as he is an expert grappler. Duran is a technical striker and very aggressive on the mat, always looking to grapple for submission. Duran is a high risk-high reward fighter who always finds himself in the fight of the night. A win here against Whitney would be the biggest win of Duran’s career. Look for Duran to come out right from the get go and try and earn the respect of Whitney with his striking.
Don’t miss this electrifying event featuring Florida’s finest MMA athletes competing in front of a packed house. Watch all of the fights LIVE on September 6 as House of Fame MMA presents “A New Dawn”on pay-per-view only at GFL.tv!
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“Valor C-Series-6” is ready to deliver a wild night of fights on GFL.tv from Hobart, Tasmania. Fighters from Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia will collide on this stacked card. This 9-bout card is sure to have plenty of bone crunching action and jaw dropping moments to excite any combat sports fan. Order this iPPV now to see the top fighters of the Commonwealth of Australia.
Scheduled to compete in a 79kg bout, Stu Dare (3-4) takes on Hoshi Friedrich (1-1). Dare fights with a high risk-high reward style and loves to stand and bang in the center of the ring. Dare brings a cement jaw into the bout and will look to walk Friedrich down, even if that means absorbing punishment and mix it up. Friedrich is coming off of a tough decision loss and looks to change that with a decisive win here. Friedrich has his back against the wall as he is just starting out his career and doesn’t want to fall below .500. Expect a shootout from both fighters who have something to prove.
David Simmons (1-1) and Perrin Meir-Anderson (1-0) battle it out in the 70kg division. Simmons is an expert grappler with a strong wrestling base, but also likes to throw hands and is dangerous from anywhere in the cage. He is a grinder and both of his fights have gone to decision. He is looking to impose his will and get the fight down to the mat where his ground and pound can be utilized. Meir-Anderson is a KO artist who won his first fight via knockout in the first round. Meir-Anderson will look to avoid the takedown and keep the fight standing and potshot Simmons from a distance leading to a combo that will put his lights out. This contrast in styles will make for an exciting fight.
Kahn Sandy (1-1) fights Stephan Friedrich (0-1) in a 77kg bout. Sandy looks to improve on his last fight where he won a decisive victory. Sandy has shown an ability to put his foot on the gas for a full fight and not let up. His cardio condition could be the determining factor in this fight. If he is on point, he will be able to push Friedrich into making a mistake. Friedrich is looking for his first win and has trained with a new focus for this fight. Friedrich is a gamer and will be ready for anything that Sandy can throw at him. If Friedrich can let his hands go and connect early and often, this fight could be fight of the night.
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One of Canada’s top MMA promotions returns to GFL as Havoc Fighting presents “Havoc 6” from the Sheraton Event Centre in Red Deer, Alberta. The action packed 12-bout pro/am card will feature an amateur title fight along with several top shelf pro and amateur bouts. Havoc Fighting is the top proving ground for rising prospects in Western Canada and these gladiators will all come to battle.
In the main event, in the featherweight division, Luis Huete (5-1) battles Wolfgang Janssen (3-0). Every fight Huete has been in has ended via submission. Huete is very active on the ground and it’s not secret what he wants to do once the fight hits the mat. Huete is always looking to finish the fight and his fighting style has made him one of the most beloved fighters in the region. Janssen comes into the bout undefeated and is just as proficient on the ground as he has finished all 3 of his fights via tapout. Look for Janssen to be right there ready to go hold for hold on the mat with Huete. This should be a chess match if and when it hits the canvas.
In the co-main event, in a light heavyweight battle, Devon Neis (5-3) fights Nick Campbell (5-5). Neis has 4 wins via stoppage and has shown an ability to win by ground and pound and submissions. Neis is a strong wrestler and can dictate where the fight goes. Look for Neis to start out striking and go for a double leg takedown to get the fight to the mat where he can use his ground and pound. Campbell is a veteran to MMA and has fought all over the Great White North taking on all comers. Campbell fights with a high risk-high reward style as only 1 of his 10 fights have ever gone to decision. Expect fireworks from Campbell from the opening bell.
In the amateur ranks, for the Havoc Heavyweight Title, Chris Lafantasie (4-0) fights Jamie Smyth (3-1). Lafantasie is a heavy hitter, ending all of his fights via KO or TKO in the first round. Lafantasie comes to destroy his opponent and do so while taking minimal damage himself. Lafantasie is always on the offensive and likes to bully his opponent from the opening bell. Smyth has never been to the third round and has shown a well-rounded game for a big man as he has good submissions to go along with his hands. Look for explosions from this fight from the first minute as one of these gladiators is going home with gold.
Don’t miss this electrifying event featuring Western Canada’s finest MMA athletes as Havoc Fighting presents “Havoc 6” in front of a packed house. Havoc Fighting always produces great fights and this event will be no different. Order this event now at GFL.tv.
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Brawl Inc. returns to GFL as it presents “Evolution” emanating from the Radisson Hotel & Convention Center in Branson, Missouri on August 30. This card is stacked with all of the top fighters from the area looking to make a name for themselves to a worldwide audience. Watch the top, up and coming fighters from the region as Brawl Inc. makes a huge statement to a global audience only on GFL.tv.
In the main event, for the Brawl Inc. Heavyweight Championship, Jesse Jones (0-2) battles Rob Hall (5-0). Both fighters hit extremely hard and possess one-punch KO power. Jones and Hall have never been to a decision and fans shouldn’t expect one here either. Look for Jones to come out swinging for the fences and Hall to match Jones with haymakers of his own. This fight has all the makings for an explosive main event where someone will be getting knocked out in spectacular fashion.
In the co-main event, also in the heavyweight division, Josh Casper (0-0) of NWA Fight Club battles Brad Diaz (3-0) of Hybrid MMA. The winner of this fight will most likely be the new #1 contender in the heavyweight division and take on the winner of the main event. The stakes are high and both men know it. Casper is making his MMA debut so he is a bit of a wildcard while Diaz is a well-rounded fighter that has a solid ground game to go with his devastating power.
In other action, Brett Smith (0-0) takes on Arvin ‘the Animal’ Brad (1-4) in the light heavyweight division. Smith is looking to make a splash with his first fight and beating the more experienced Brad will do just that. Brad is looking to get his record to .500 and getting a win over Smith will be a huge step towards that goal.
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Sparta Combat League returned to GFL with “Mile High Mayhem”, a stacked Muay Thai and MMA card from the Grizzly Rose in Denver, Colorado. The 9-bout card featured 7 stoppages as these gladiators went for broke from Round 1. Tune in to see some of the best fighters in the Rockies as they step into the cage to square off against each other.
In the main event, with the SCL 145 lb pro Muay Thai title on the line, Josh Huber defeated Justin Houghton via split decision after 3 rounds of nonstop action. Houghton started off fast landing low kicks and keeping his distance from the power punching of the shorter, stockier Huber. The middle part of the fight seemed to go the same way as Houghton was able to utilize his reach and score from the outside. Huber was not deterred and kept coming forward, but it seemed that Houghton was the busier of the two fighters. Huber had his best round in the third where he scored with some straight left hands, but Houghton was right there to connect with combos of his own. Houghton ended the fight with a flying knee as the bell ended. In the end, the decision was controversial and hopefully for the fighters and fans, Huber and Houghton can do it again real soon.
In the co-main event, also a Muay Thai fight, Chris Tramell defeated Charley Brown via unanimous decision. Both men took a huge amount of punishment in this fight as Tramell had huge welts and bruises on his thigh from low kicks that Brown landed. Tramell connected with some bone rattling combos that made Brown take a step back as neither man was willing to give an inch. Brown ended the fight with several knees to the face of Tramell as this fight had everyone on their feet. Both fighters should hold their heads high as this fight was a fan favorite.
In MMA action, Brandon Royval defeated Joey Welch via triangle choke in the first round. Royval and Welch clinched up against the cage early and struggled for positional dominance. Welch got the fight to the mat with Royval on the bottome. Royval quickly moved his hips and locked on a triangle as Welch was forced to tapout shortly after.
Zac Riley got a quick armbar finish against Ben Vombour in the first round as he improved his record and continues to climb up the SCL ladder.
Sparta Combat League is sure to bring down the house once again as they have quickly grabbed a chokehold on Mountain West Muay Thai and MMA and this show will continue in that tradition. Order “Mile High Mayhem” and watch live and anytime on video on demand only on GFL.tv.
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Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) returned to GFL.tv with “EFC 12” from the Parsippany Pal, in Parsippany New Jersey. The mega card featured many of the top regional gladiators in the area as EFC is famous for being a battle zone for fighters looking to make a name for themselves. The event was hard hitting from the very beginning as these warriors looked to impose their will in devastating fashion.
In the main event, with the EFC Super Welterweight Title up for grabs, Champion Tim Dooling (6-2) defeated Nile Dillon (2-4) via rear naked choke in the third round to retain his title. Dooling mixed up his combos and managed to close the distance and land his shots, while Dillon looked a bit defensive and tried to counter strike, most effectively with a body kick that when he would land it would stop the momentum of Dooling. In the second round, Dooling was able to land a takedown and score with ground and pound from the mount. Dillon did a good job of protecting himself and was not in danger of being finished. In the third round, Dillon got the fight to the mat again and worked from side control until a nice scramble attempt by Dillon ended up with Dooling getting the back. Dooling sunk in the RNC attempt and after readjusting to a Gable grip, got the tapout from Dillon. Dooling retained his title and is sitting atop the division in EFC as he adds a new element to his game every fight.
In the co-main event, Super Middleweight Champion Andres Velasquez (5-0) defeated Brandon VanCleave via unanimous decision in the fight of the night. Both fighters threw caution to the wind and slugged it out for 15 minutes. It was pretty even on the feet, as VanCleave might have been the more technical, while Velasquez showed off a power edge. Velasquez controlled the fight every time it hit the mat though and that was what probably pushed him ahead in the eyes of the judges. Velasquez controlled the action from the top and that combined with his heavy hands won him the day as he retained his title.
Shawn Teed (1-0) defeated Adam Timberlake (1-3) via Americana in the third round. In the beginning, both fighters swung for the fences as they were looking for a one punch KO which played to the advantage of Timberlake. In the second, Teed’s grappling advantage took over as he was able to get the fight to the mat and score from the top. Teed came close several times to ending the fight with armbar and Americana attempts. Finally in the third, after some solid knees to the head of Timberlake in the clinch, Teed got another takedown and moved to full mount where he isolated an arm and torqued away until Timberlake was forced to tapout or risk serious damage to his shoulder.
EFC always gives the fans KOs and submissions as the fighters are continually looking for the finish. Be sure to catch all of the action from this exciting event as EFC presents “EFC 12″ exclusively at GFL.tv. Own it forever and watch anytime on VOD.
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Cage Fury Fighting Championships returned to GFL.tv with championship level MMA with “CFFC 40″ from the Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Pro and amateur MMA fighters from around the East Coast threw down on this 10-bout card that featured several of the top ranked and up and coming athletes in the region including a title fight. CFFC has expanded its stranglehold on Northeast MMA as they continue to pump out one blockbuster show after another.
In the main event, Darrell “The Saint” Horcher (10-1) defeated Alessandro Ricci (8-3) via unanimous decision. The southpaw Horcher was too much over the course of the fight as he connected with nice combos in the first and second round especially. Horcher continued to come forward throughout the fight and landed heavy punches and kicks while Ricci fought from a defensive standpoint and couldn’t seem to slow down Horcher’s approach. In the third, Horcher took the fight to the ground with an ankle pick and controlled the fight from the top position landing punches. Horcher got the back of Ricci on the mat and looked for a RNC but Ricci defended well and got to his feet with a few second left in the bout. It was a solid win by Horcher who continues to rise up the ranks in the lightweight division.
In the co-main event, Nick Honstein (16-6) defeated Darren Mima (5-2) via omoplata in the first round. Mima caught Honstein with a nice short right that buckled him. Honstein immediately got in very deep on a single leg and got a takedown before Mima popped back up. Honstein got another takedown but ended up on the bottom after a nice transitions by Mima. Honstein isolated the left arm of Mima and after a nice transition to get to the side, locked on an omoplata. Honstein cranked away on the lock leveraging even more pressure on the shoulder of Mima who was forced to tapout. It was a great win for Honstein who continues to improve every fight.
In other action, Dave Roberts (1-0) defeated Blaine Shutt (1-1) via unanimous decision in Roberts’ pro debut. Roberts used a great wrestling game and striking from a distance to control the fight and take Shutt out of his rhythm. Shutt wrestled in college and it shows the level of wrestling of Roberts who was able to win most of the exchanges on the ground and in the clinch. Roberts also landed some solid leg kicks that put Shutt on his heels and helped with the takedowns. At the end of the fight, Shutt had slowed down quite a bit because of the pace of Roberts and the damage inflicted by the leg kicks. Roberts looked very impressive in his debut and awaits his next opponent.
In the amateur ranks, Brian Jones (3-0) scored a quick KO over Paul Simms (3-1) in the first round in a middleweight scrap. Both fighters were exchanging as soon as the bell rung and Jones landed a short right hook that caught Simms flush on the jaw and sent him down and out. It was a lightning fast KO and showed the punching power of Jones.
Be there to witness who climbs up the ladder and who is hurled off it as “CFFC 40″ throws down the gauntlet on GFL.tv once again! Watch the next generations of superstar in the sport of MMA as CFFC has become the top regional organization in North America.
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GFL PRESENTS “REAL FIGHTS” ON THE COMCAST NETWORK (TCN) & COMCAST SPORTSNET (CSN)
“CFFC 38” BEGINNING AUGUST 25
August 22, 2014
GFL and Comcast SportsNet continue their weekly combat sports series, REAL FIGHTS, with world class MMA as Cage Fury Fighting Championships returns to the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey to present CFFC 38. This event will showcase the top regional MMA stars along the Eastern seaboard including 3 title fights!
In the main event, for the CFFC Lightweight Title, Champion Paul Felder (7-0) looks to defend his title against Craig Johnson (6-2). Felder is an exciting fighter who brings a tremendous striking game into the cage. Felder is quickly making a name for himself because of his highlight reel KOs and will look to add another one to the list against Johnson. Johnson is a battle-tested fighter who comes into the title fight looking to pull off the upset and bring home the gold. Johnson needs to keep a safe distance from Johnson when he is not on the attack and try to get the fight to the mat and get Felder off of his feet. Expect fireworks from these two gladiators.
In the co-main event, for the vacant CFFC Welterweight Title, Jonavin Webb (6-0) takes on Dan Stittgen (9-3). Webb is still undefeated and has gotten better with each and every fight. Look for Webb to make this a brawl and close the distance and fight up close and personal. Stittgen is a great all-around fighter who can strike, wrestle and has a decent submission game. Both fighters are evenly matched and if this fight goes into the championship rounds, look for conditioning to play a huge factor because both men are going to come at each other full blast.
For the CFFC Featherweight Title, Champion Levan Makashvili (8-0) takes on the durable Alexandre Bezerra (16-3) in a fight insiders have been clamoring for, for months. Makashvili is a great submission specialist, while Bezerra prefers to stand and strike. The question of this fight will be who will win the clinch as if Makashvili can get the fight to the mat he will have a huge advantage. If Bezerra can keep the fight standing he will be able to score with huge shots and slow down the shots of Makashvili.
Air times are listed below:
The Comcast Network (TCN) (all zones): Monday, August 25 at 7:00pm ET
TCN Replay (Philly): Thursday, August 28 at 9:00pm ET
TCN Replay (Mid Atlantic): Friday, August 29 at 9:00pm ET
TCN Replay (Philly): Saturday, August 30 at 5:30pm ET
TCN Replay (Mid Atlantic): Saturday, August 30 at 11:00pm ET
TCN Replay (Mid Atlantic): Sunday, August 31 at 3:00pm ET
CSN Philadelphia: Thursday, August 2 at 7:00pm ET
CSN Philadelphia: Sunday, August 31 at 8:00pm ET
CSN regions in other major markets including CSN Northwest and CSN Bay Area will also be airing CFFC 38 in the weeks and months to follow. In addition, close to 25 cable and satellite systems carry CSN and because of that wide distribution across numerous regions and even nationally via satellite, GFL REAL FIGHTS is available on additional platforms.
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
8/25: CFFC 38 (MMA)
9/1: PowerPlay 24: Parr VS Smith (kickboxing)
9/8: CFFC 40 (MMA)
9/15: Broadway Boxing: Bone VS Figueroa (boxing)
9/22: Joe Hand Promotions: Tuesday Night Fights 2 (boxing)
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