On Tap: Strike Off 6

On Tap: Strike Off 6

by Felix Falcon

When the UFC came to Fairfax this past April, it did not showcase any local fighters on the card. The Promoters at Strike Off Fighting Championships have taken it upon themselves to make sure not only that local fighters have an avenue to break into the UFC ranks the next time they come around, but also to convince the big show to come to Virginia more than once every two and a half years, as it has since 2010.

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On Tap: Strike Off 5

On Tap: Strike Off 5

by Felix Falcon

The NVCC Annandale campus will once again be the host for Strike Off 5, this Saturday, June 6th.  The card is structured with three big fights at the top, and a wide display of the next generation of regional fighters throughout the rest of the show...

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In the Books: Fight Night Challenge 11/22/14

In the Books: Fight Night Challenge 11/22/14

by Ryan MacDonald

Fight Night Challenge returned last Saturday, November 22nd, to the Main Street Arena, in Charlottesville, for their final show of 2014.  As of the day before the event, Central VA fight fans were going to be treated to a stacked card, featuring three title fights.  As is the case in amateur MMA, however, you sometimes have to embrace quick and sudden change and that was the case for this event...

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In the Books: OO Fights 32

In the Books: OO Fights 32

by Felix Falcon

Convention centers, more often than not, convey the atmosphere of, at worst, boring business meetings and at best a massive platform for like-minded people to go buy the stuff they nerd out on, like gun shows or comic conventions. Last Saturday, August 23rd, the good people from OO Fights brought something way better to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC, a slew of very entertaining amateur MMA fights... 

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