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AFC 8 Results: Nick Patterson pulls off an upset, tops Bernardo Magalhaes

Nick Patterson took home arguably the biggest victory of his Mixed Martial Arts career on Saturday night, upsetting former two-time UFC vet Bernardo Magalhaes in the main event of AFC 8. AFC 8 took place on February 22nd at the Melbourne Pavilion in Victoria, Australia. The entire fight card streamed online for a price of […]

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Watch AFC 8 LIVE on GFL.tv beginning 2 a.m. ET/11 p.m. PT

For a price of US$14.99, you can catch a LIVE video stream of today’s AFC 8 event on GFL.tv at 2 a.m. ET/11 p.m. PT (6 p.m. local time). To watch the seven bout fight card, simply click here. In the main event of AFC 8, one of Australia’s best 155-lbs combatants, Nick Patterson (12-4), meets […]

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Complacency fears aside, AFC 8’s Corey Nelson believes he’ll still KO Rick Alchin

What started off as a simple grappling contest has turned into pure hatred between two fighters looking to make their marks on Saturday’s AFC 8 event in Melbourne. You might have heard about bad blood fights in the past, but don’t for one second overlook this one – these guys genuinely hate each other. “We […]

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AFC 8 fight card shuffles: Injuries force Jack Johns and Alex Volkanovski off line-up

Officials have been forced to make a few shuffles to the AFC 8 fight card after Jack Johns and Alex Volkanovski suffered injuries this week. The beneficiaries will be Dean Purdon (4-2) and Daniel Way (2-3), who will make their way to the line-up to take on Rodolfo Marques and Daniel Almeida respectively. AFC announced […]

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AFC 8’s Bernardo ‘Trekko’ Magalhaes upbeat on UFC experience

Back-to-back losses to Tim Means and Henry Martinez at UFC on FUEL TV 1 and UFC on FX 3 eventually contributed to Bernardo Magalhaes’ release from the UFC in 2012. The former UFC Lightweight was understandably disappointed with that decision. After all, he felt he should have been given more time to shine. But, ‘Trekko’ […]

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Phuket Top Team’s Aden Baron angles for momentum with win over Joel Fisher at AFC 8

Aden Baron took up MMA after an invitation to a one-night Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class, and as he slowly uncovered the whole sport, his competitive nature drove him to eventually take up fighting as a career. And as the young and hungry Aussie embarks on just his second pro MMA appearance at AFC 8 next week, he […]

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UFC superstar Mark Hunt will be LIVE in attendance at AFC 8

AFC 8 just got bigger. Australian Fighting Championship officials today announced that current UFC Heavyweight and former K-1 champ Mark Hunt (9-8-1), is set to be in attendance at the Melbourne Pavilion in ten days’ time for the promotion’s eighth instalment. Hunt, of course, is one of the biggest draws in the MMA market right […]

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Preview: AFC 8 line-up set with 7 contests, Patterson vs. Magalhaes serves as headliner

Australian Fighting Championship returns later this month, February 22nd, with its eighth installment set for the Melbourne Pavilion in Victoria, Australia. In the headliner, one of the country’s best 155-lbs combatants, Nick Patterson (12-4), meets adopted Aussie fighter, Bernardo Magalhaes (12-3). In the co-main event, a riveting Featherweight contest takes place between Rodolfo Marques (15-3-1) […]

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