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Victorian state election opens door to UFC mega-event in Melbourne

It’s not often a state election has had such meaning to the MMA community, but in the Australian state of Victoria the election on November 29, 2014 (local time) was fought not just over conservative and union based political lines, but this time it was also about the cage ban. Ironically, The Victorian Labor Party, […]

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AFC 11 results: Zein Saliba submits Maui Tuigamala

TUF Nations alum Zein Saliba has returned to action convincingly with a submission victory over Maui Tuigamala at AFC 11. Grandmaster Relson Gracie (pictured with Jessy Rose Clark) was in attendance, so it seemed a fitting end to an entertaining night of fights in Melbourne, Australia. The main event was hotly contested in the clinch […]

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AFC 11 weigh-in results

Melbourne, Australia, Fight Sport Asia is on the scene reporting from AFC 11, with eight fights official for Saturday.   Main Event (catchweight 89 kgs) Zein Saliba 88.75 kgs vs Maui Tuigamala 88.35 kgs   Co-main Event Jessy Rose Clark vs Lana Kate cancelled   Kitt Campbell 84.5 kgs vs Chris Birch 83.6 kgs Lance […]

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AFC 11 weigh-ins: Jessy Rose Clark loses opponent last minute

Australian Fighting Championship (AFC) was forced to cancel a much anticipated match between Jessy Rose Clark and Lana Kate. The featherweight bout was set for this weekends AFC 11, but Kate was a no show at the weigh-ins and reportedly requested a catchweight bout at 71 kgs according to AFC’s Adam Milankovic. A disappointed Rose […]

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Daniel Way forced out of AFC 11 main event, replaced by Zein Saliba

Just two weeks out from the Melbourne based promotions year ending event TUF Nations alum Zein Saliba will replace Daniel Way at AFC 11. According to AFC’s Adam Milankovic, this change was forced due to injury sustained by Way, Saliba steps up into the main event opposite Maui Tuigamala at a catchweight of 89kgs. The complete fight card has […]

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Complete fight card announced for AFC 11, Davenport co-main dropped due to injury

Australian Fighting Championship are looking to close out 2014 with 9 fights on November 22 in Melbourne. AFC 11 is headlined by Daniel Way vs Maui Tuigamala and in breaking news the co-main event between Peter Davenport and Alex Anthony has been dropped from the card. Victorian Daniel “Grasshopper” Way (4-5) has made a successful […]

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Daniel Hooker Talks UFC Japan, MMA in New Zealand

Daniel Hooker is a 24-year-old professional mixed martial arts fighter based in Auckland, New Zealand.   “The Hangman” is coming off of an incredible fight with Maximo Blanco at UFC Fight Night 52 in Tokyo, Japan on September 20th.  Dan came up on the losing end of a unanimous 29-28 decision for Maxi.  Maximo Blanco […]

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AFC 9 Results: Nelson, Falciroli bag championship titles

Two championship titles were up for grabs on Saturday night, as Australian Fighting Championship hosted its ninth installment at the Big Top Marquee in North Albury Football Club, Albury, New South Wales. While this was the promotion’s first caged event, it was also the first time that AFC ventured outside of its home state of Victoria as […]

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AFC 9 set with 10 match-ups, watch it LIVE on GFL.tv

Australian Fighting Championship makes its first venture into Albury, New South Wales later today and with the promotion’s home state of Victoria still in the midst of facing Mixed Martial Arts cage ban laws, this will be the AFC’s inaugural caged event as well. AFC 9 goes down at the North Albury Football Club in Albury, New South Wales. […]

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AFC 9 to feature promotion’s first caged event, and two title fights

With the state of Victoria still in the midst of facing Mixed Martial Arts cage ban laws, Australian Fighting Championship will venture into new territory for the very first time with its inaugural caged event at AFC 9, which takes May 17th at the North Albury Football Club in Albury, New South Wales. AFC 9 is set to […]

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