March 26 will mark the second coming of World Freefight Challenge's offshoot promotion Abu Dhabi Warriors. The show will feature many familiar names, including former Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers and UFC veteran Xavier Foupa-Pokam. The World Freefight Challenge (WFC) has yielded many of Europe's top MMA fighters over the past few years. Now, backed up by well-established partners, the promotion plans to take significant steps in the Middle-Eastern market with their spin-off series Abu Dh read news >>
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Daryell Dickson Meneses Xavier, a Gracie Barra competitor and jiu-jitsu instructor, is facing charges in Brazil of abusing, killing, and possibly raping his 1 year old stepson. Daryell Dickson Meneses Xavier, described in local news as a jiu-jitsu instructor and a documented competitor for Gracie Barra in Brazil, is facing charges for abusing and killing his one year old stepson. If that weren't disturbing enough, there is also possible sexual abuse involved. A report in Globo states that the bo read news >>
In the main event of the evening at SFL 14 UFC veteran Xavier Foupa-Pokam (24-18 MMA, 0-2 UFC) defeated via TKO (knee to the body) in round one former Bellator fighter John Troyer (14-8 MMA) and became SFL Middleweight Champion. read news >>
In the main event of the evening UFC veteran Xavier Foupa-Pokam (24-18 MMA, 0-2 UFC) defeated via TKO (knee to the body) in round one former Bellator fighter John Troyer (14-8 MMA) and became SFL Middleweight Champion. In the co- main event Colleen Schneider (4-4 MMA) submitted (Keylock) Sanja Sucevic (4-2 MMA) in round three and claims SFL Women's Flyweight title.
SFL 14 full fight results:
Xavier Foupa-Pokam defeats John Troyer via TKO (knee to the body) in Round 1 – SFL Middle read news >>
Indian MMA promotion, Super Fight League will hold its next show on March 29, 2013 in Mumbai, India where a middleweight championship fight will happen between French UFC veteran Xavier Foupa-Pokam (23-18 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and former Bellator fighter John Troyer (14-7 MMA).
The SFL 14 event will translate ESPN Star Sports.
Troyer fought once in the SFL against Ukraine Vasily Novikov at SFL 8 on November 9 last year where the American grabbed victory by unanimous decision.
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The British Association of Mixed Martial Arts has a middleweight headliner for its Dec. 1 event. read news >>
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K-1 fighter Xavier Vigney blogs exclusively for MMAWeekly.com leading into his Sept 8 showdown with Seth Petruzelli read news >>
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Lucio Linhares won a battle between UFC exiles, as he submitted Xavier Foupa-Pokam with a second-round triangle choke in the 100% Fight 4 main event on Saturday at Carpentier Hall in Paris. Foupa-Pokam surrendered to the choke 2:53 into round two. read news >>
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Cage Rage and Palace Fighting Championship veteran Xavier Foupa-Pokam (20-9 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and middleweight Denis Kang (31-11-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) have signed bout agreements to meet at UFC 97. read news >>
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Here’s a video of Dan Henderson sparring with Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, Xavier Pokam, Fernand Lopez and others, specifically focusing on clinch defense and getting himself off of the cage. The clinch is where this fight will be won or lost. Anderson Silva has the best plum clinch of any mixed martial artist in the game right now and Dan Henderson has an Olympic-caliber Greco-Roman clinch so that area of the fight will be the most interesting. read news >>