Ring of Combat returned with hard hitting action as "Ring of Combat XL" gave the fans a great night of fights once again under the ROC banner. The 12-bout card featured some great in cage throwdowns and some devastating knockouts. ROC continues to be the linchpin of East Coast MMA and "XL" once again proves why it will continue to dominate MMA in the Tri-State area.
In the main event, former UFC fighter Marvin "The Beastman" Eastman (18-14-1) defeated Dmitry Zabolotny (5-3) via unanimous decision in a hotly anticipated showdown. Zabolotny was having a hard time finding opponents so ROC reached far outside their region to land Eastman who lives and trains in Las Vegas. Eastman made the most of his opportunity as he was able to nullify most of Zabolotny's offensive attacks while overwhelming the Russian with constant pressure. Eastman has fought everyone from Quinton Jackson to Vitor Belfort in his impressive career and was not