XFC 16: “High Stakes” Press Release

The top MMA promotion in the Eastern United States, Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) will return to Knoxville, TN on February 10th 2012 when they invade the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. The show will be broadcast live, nationally on HDNet sponsored by Sheets Energy Strips & Overthrow Gear.


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Undercard starts at 7pm (non-televised)
Shane Machette vs. Tyler Minton @ 180
Devon Plaisance vs. Drew Kennedy @178
Scott Holtzman vs. Brandon Demastes @155

Live Side at 9pm
Dustin West vs. Stoney Hale @185
Josh Samman vs Mikey Gomez @ 185 lbs
Chase Gormley vs Brandon Sayles @ Super Heavy Weight
Chris Wright vs. Len Cooke @130
Heather Clark vs Marianna Kheyfets @ 125 lbs
Nicolae Cury vs Corey Hill @ 170 lbs
Main Event: Drew Fickett vs Jamie Varner @ 155 lbs

The XFC christened Tennessee with the states’ first ever pro mma sanctioned show, back in 2009 with “XFC 7: School of Hard Knox”; a few months after the state’s commission was put into place. The show featured Rafaello Oliveira and O’Vince St. Preux, who later went on to fight in Strikeforce and the UFC. This will be the promotion’s third venture into Knoxville, as they continue to feature the top prospects not only in the south, but from all over the world.

“We are thrilled to be headed back to Knoxville,” said XFC President John Prisco. “We have done shows there twice before and each time we did very well. We have a lot of momentum right now with our last two shows and I can’t wait for the world to see what we have in store for Knoxville with XFC 16: High Stakes. Not only are we going to use fighters from Tennessee, but I am bringing in some of the top prospects from around the country. It’s going to be a good show and we will be announcing the card very soon.”

XFC 16: High Stakes is sponsored by Sheets Energy Strips & Overthrow Gear and will take place at the the Knoxville Civic Auditorium-Coliseum in Tennessee on Feb. 10th 2012. The event will air nationwide live on HDNet, with tickets going on sale soon through www.officialxfc.com.To learn more about the XFC, please visit www.officialxfc.com, like them on Facebook, see videos of them on YouTube, and follow the promotion on Twitter.

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