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XFO 39 Updates

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XFO 39 PosterXFO 39 is almost finalized as the card is filing up quickly.  Newly announced fights by the promotion include: Jon Murphy versus Ryan Bixler, Will Brooks versus Chris Garcia, Mike Stumpf versus Dan Bolden, Jacob McClintock verson Dan Gilbert, Dan Stittgen versus Jason Graves, Christian Reynoso versus Daniel Aguirre, and Kent Rexford versus Brandon Saling.

XFO 39 takes place on Friday, May 13 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.  Tickets are available at www.searscentre.com.  The event will be headlined in a bantamweight fight between Joe Pearson and Jeff Curran.

The lineup currently includes:

Jeff Curran vs Joe Pearson
Jamie Varner vs Tyler Combs
Felice Herrig vs Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc
Jon Murphy vs Ryan Bixler
Michele Gutierrez vs Amanda LaVoy
Will Brooks vs Christopher Garcia
Mike Stumpf vs Dan Bolden
Jacob McClintock vs Dan Gilbert
Dan Stittgen vs Jason Graves
Nicholas Scotti vs Frank Pizzirulli
Christian Reynoso vs Daniel Aguirre
Kent Rexford Jr. vs Brandon Saling

Felice Herrig

Felice Herrig To Take On Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc At XFO 39

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Felice Herrig

photo by Karly the Photographer

The first of two women’s fights to take place at XFO 39 has been announced; Felice “Lil Bulldog” Herrig will take on Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc.  XFO 39 takes place at the Sears Centre on Friday May 13.

Rivera-Calanoc (7-4) is coming off a victory over Summer White at Maxx FC 11.  She was able to earn the TKO victory in just over three minutes of the fight.  Rivera-Calanoc holds four victories by TKO.

Herrig enters the fight after a defeating Andrea Miller at Chicago Cagefighting Championship with brutal elbows.  Herrig improved her record to 5-3 and is 3-1 in her last four fights.

With both fighters known for their striking, the fans in attendance are sure to be happy as this fight is an early favorite for Fight of the Night honors.

XFO 39 takes place on Friday May 13 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.  The card is filling up quickly and so far we have three stunning fights including.

  • Jeff Curran vs Joe Pearson
  • Jamie Varner vs Tyler Combs
  • Felice Herrig vs Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc

Photo from Karly the Photographer

Jeff Curran Takes On Joe Pearson In Main Event Of XFO 39

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XFO officials announced earlier today that Jeff Curran will be taking on Joe Pearson in a bantamweight fight at XFO 39.  XFO 39 takes place on Friday, May 13 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Curran has won three of his last four fights and is coming into this fight after having successful surgery on his arm.  Curran aggravated an old injury in his fight against David Love, but was able to push through and continue on to win the fight.  Curran has fought in nearly every major organization including Pride, WEC, Strikeforce, Bellator and the UFC.

Pearson snapped a three-fight losing streak in January of this year by submitting Jeremy Marts at Extreme Challenge.  Pearson has been in with some of the best including recent “Knockout of the Night” award winner Eric Koch and former WEC champion Urijah Faber.

XFO 39 tickets will be available starting at 10am on Monday March 21.  Tickets can be purchased at www.searscentre.com with the presale code of “XFO39″ and start at just $25.

Stay tuned to MMA Recap for more on this fight card as it becomes available.

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Several Fights Confirmed For XFO “Outdoor War” 6

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XFO Outdoor War 6 PosterThe longest running Chicago based mixed martial arts promotion, Xtreme Fighting Organization has just confirmed several fights for their upcoming “Outdoor War 6″.  The event takes place on Saturday August 14 in Island Lake, Illinois.

The day of action starts at 2pm with several amateur matches and will have a one-hour break after those before starting the professional fights.

The professional card includes:
•    Joe “Triangular Strangler” Pearson vs. Daniel Straus
•    Ryan Sturdy vs. Rashad Brooks
•    Matt Fiordirosa vs. Bobby Reardanz
•    Matt Tobie vs. Francios Ambang
•    Christopher Garcia vs. Marcos Marquez
•    Achour Esho vs. Patrick Osborn
•    Michele Gutierrez vs. Meghan Wright
•    Carson Beebe vs. Peter Grimes
•    Mike Santiago vs. Donavan Winters
•    Kevin Nowaczyk vs. Marcus Penland