Apr
23

XKO 22 gets female super fight, updated fight card for May 10 supercard

Tag: News, XKO, XKO 22

As the centerpiece for this year’s Europa Sports and Fitness Expo, Xtreme Knockout is setting their sights on making XKO 22 their best card to date.  Yesterday XKO announced that an all-action female super fight between Alice Yauger and Jade DeHaas will be added to the May 10 fight card at the Dallas Convention Center. 

The Yauger-DeHaas bout joins a fight card already stacked to the rafters with local fight talent.  The new, full fight card if listed below.

Apr
22

VIDEO: John "The Executioner" Charo

Tag: John Charo, Xtreme Fight Club, Xtreme Fight Club 8, Videos

One of the most dedicated amateur MMA fighters in North Texas, McKinney's John "The Executioner" Charo has seen his career sidetracked by injury.  Fully rested and ready to rumble, Charo will make his return to the MMA this Friday at Xtreme Fight Club 8 in Arlington, TX.

Cage Authority caught up with the amiable young fighter to get the back story on his career and how he got into the fighting game. 

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Apr
21

Bud Light Pro Fight Series 2014 Supercharged With Two Title Fights at Amon Carter Exhibit Hall

Tag: Boxing, Tony Lopez, Events

With two title Fights, including a WBC INTERCONTINENTAL SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT and a Texas Super Middle Weight Title Fight, as well 7 other exciting bouts, Standing 8 Promotions’ Bud Light Pro Fight Series 2014 is expected to be one of the most adrenaline-charged boxing events to hit the DFW in decades.

Apr
16

Fight card for Xtreme Fight Club 8 in Arlington, TX announced

Tag: Xtreme Fight Club, Xtreme Fight Club 8, Events

Steve Armstrong's Xtreme Fight Club will return to the XKO Arena next Friday when Xtreme Fight Club 8 goes down on April 25.  Currently a very enticing fight card is on the slate for North Texas fight fans lucky enough to purchase a ticket. 

Apr
15

Matt Hobar gets call up to the UFC

Tag: Junior dos Santos, Matt Hobar, News, UFC, UFC Fight Night

Legacy bantamweight champion, and noted musician, Matt “The Crowbar” Hobar has received the call up to the big leagues of the UFC.  The announcement was made yesterday.  Hobar will make his UFC debut on May 31 when he takes on Pedro Munhoz at UFC Fight Night: Dos Santos vs. Miocic in Sao Paulo, Brazil. 

Apr
14

QUICK RESULTS OF CHARLES HATLEY WIN BY TKO AT GILLEY’S SOUTHSIDE BALLROOM IN DALLAS, TEXAS

Tag: Boxing, Charles Hatley, Events

Written by Hector Sanchez Photos by Stacey Verbeek

Black Gloves Promotions Fight Night Saturday April 12th in Dallas, Texas Quick Results:   Charles Hatley (23-1, 16KO’s) of Dallas, Texas TKO’s Jose Alfredo Flores at 1:40 of the fifth round.  

Apr
08

OSCAR MOJICA WINS ON MAIN EVENT AT “CKO3” IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Tag: CKO 3, Oscar Mojica, Events

Written by Hector Sanchez Photos by Vito Sanchez

Jesse Rodriguez and Jesse Rodriguez Promotions had a full house for his CKO3 boxing promotion at the Guys and Dolls in Fort Worth, Texas this weekend and it turned out to be a great night for boxing fans from the metroplex.  Fans were treated with a great night of boxing and two cool raffles that gave away a set of tires and an Iphone, which benefitted the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Organization.

Apr
04

OSCAR MOJICA ON THE MAIN EVENT AT “CKO3” IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Tag: CKO 3, Oscar Mojica, Events

Written by Hector Sanchez

Boxing is back to the metroplex!  And this time it’s by “Cavalry Knock Out,” known as “CKO,” a new and exciting promotional endeavor that includes Boxing, MMA, and Muay Thai.  It is brought about by Jesse Rodriguez and Jesse Rodriguez Promotions and includes the Cavalry Matchmaker Rafael Casias, a professional boxer.  On Saturday night, Main Event for CKO will be headlined by bantamweight Oscar Mojica (3-0) from Dallas, Texas against the tough Elio David Ruiz (1-3, 1KO).  It is no surprise that Mojica is headlining this event because NTF has seen the young bantamweight in action and he is one of the most technical boxers in the metroplex.  Also stepping back into the ring is the return of the exciting Lisa Lamb

Mar
27

XKO 22 to make history with first ever Superfight weekend; Stephan Banaszak and Chris Jones to headline a weekend of fights

Tag: XKO, XKO 22, Events

North Texas' longest running professional MMA promotion is effectively upping the ante for promotional ingenuity and creativity as it was just announced the Arlington's Xtreme Knockout promotions will hold the first ever superfight weekend.  On May 9 - 10 XKO will hold a fight bonanza unlike any other as they look to put on two fight cards on back-to-back nights.  XKO, in association with Torque 1 Kickboxing and Steve Armstrong TACSP, will present the first ever Super Fight weekend Friday May 9th and Saturday May 10th at the Europa Get Fit and Sports Expo at the Dallas Convention Center. This will be the first time in Texas history you get two live events on two consecutive nights.

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Mar
24

The lost narrative of “Shogun vs Henderson 2”

Tag: Dan Henderson, Shogun, Events

MMA fans the world around collectively had an, “Oh shit!” moment last night when Dan Henderson detonated a right hand across the face of Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.  Not only did it pad Henderson’s already considerable highlight reel, but it also rearranged Shogun’s nose in a way that man was not meant to wear.  It was a great finish to an entertaining fight and Hederson’s last fight under the controversial fog of TRT.  Still, lost in the collective jubilation of Hendo fans relishing the sweet, sweet knockout victory was the fact that Henderson looked like a shell of his former self Sunday night.

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