While the UFC returns to Brazil on Wednesday and Bellator Season Nine kicks off this weekend, it’s easy to forget that there are still regional and international events taking place in MMA. With that, here we go:
XFC 25: Boiling Point
The southeastern based promotion continues to venture outside of its’ native Florida as it puts on an event in Albuquerque, New Mexico this coming Friday. In the main event the up and coming Stephanie Eggink takes on Angela Magana for the vacant Women’s Straw Weight Championship.
Also of significance on the card is the first half of the Featherweight tournament between Stephen Bass and Farkhad Sharipov. Other bouts include:
Welterweight bout: Dhiego Lima vs. Ricky Rainey
Women’s Atomweight bout: Angelica Chavez vs. Stephanie Skinner
Welterweight bout: Ryan Thomas vs. Ian Stephens
Bantamweight bout: Eric Moell vs. Joby Sanchez
Lightweight bout: Charlie Radtke vs. Lando Vannata
PANCRASE – 251
In Japan this Saturday, Pancrase puts on an exciting fight card at Shinjuku Face in Tokyo, Japan.
JUNGLE FIGHT 57
On the 7th in Belem, Para, Brazil at the Para State University Gymnasium regional promotion, Jungle Fight continues to put on shows featuring up and coming talent in the home of the Gracies. The fight card is as follows:
Faviano Silva Da Conceicao vs. Rafael ‘Gogo’ Miranda
Alan ‘El Demente’ Barros vs Juan ‘Fenix’ Puig
Michel Pedro ‘Michel Psicopata’ Silva vs Iuri ‘Anao’ Silva
Jose Carlos ’15’ da Silva Brito vs Nildo ‘Katchau’ Nascimento
Giovanni ‘Soldado’ da Silva Santos Jr. vs Rildeci ‘Escorpiao’ Lima Dias
BAMMA USA Pro Series 3
The Southern California based BAMMA USA continues to put on regional fight cards with their third pro series fight taking place September 7th in Tarzana, California. The fight card is as follows:
135lbs: Jared Papazian vs. Jeff Martin
170lbs: Ozzy Avalos vs. Nick Reale
180lbs: Robert Gleckman vs. Alex Rickards
135lbs: German Baltazar vs. Terrion Ware
145lbs: Shad Smith vs. Emilio Chavez
170lbs: TBA vs. Cameron Diffley
185lbs: Howard LaCroix vs. Moses Murrietta
135lbs: David Duran vs. Aziz Rashid
163lbs: Daniel Clark vs. Clayton Macfarland
Warrior Challenge 11
The Warrior Challenge (formerly White Collar MMA) series, continues to feature up and coming British talent, as they put on another event at their home of the Troxy in London this Saturday. In the main event, Peter Adamski takes on Anthony Gooch for the Middleweight title.
In the co-main event Gio Marchese takes on Nicolas Michalewicz for the Bantamweight UK1 title. The rest of the fight card includes welterweight, flyweight, and featherweight title fights, along with seventeen other fights.
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