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  • Cody Carrillo: I’m Here to Put On a Show

    Cody Carrillo is no stranger to the ring and entering VFC 50, which will be his 24th professional fight, he'll look to put his experience to the test against Yuri Villefort on May 21st in Topeka, KS.

    READ MORE | April 28, 2016
  • STODDARD: MOST EXCITING NIGHT OF FIGHTS EVER

    Omaha, NE – Last night’s April 1st event was no joke at Baxter Arena when Victory FC held its 49th professional MMA show. Seven bouts were stacked up for the fans, and the fighters did not disappoint, delivering six fight finishes including three TKOs, one KO and three submissions. Ryan Stoddard, President of Victory FC expressed that VFC was the best night of fights he’s seen yet.

    READ MORE | April 07, 2016
  • Rakim Cleveland: This Will Be a Big Year for Me

    OMAHA, NE - Prior to 2008, Rakim Cleveland was spending most of his time playing college football at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa, which also serves as his home town. Weighing in at around 200 pounds and standing 6 feet 3 inches tall, Cleveland felt at home on the gridiron. Little did he know, though, that the majority of his future success would come not on the field, but in the cage.

    READ MORE | March 31, 2016
  • Kassius Kayne: I’m Going to Take This as Far as I Can Go

    OMAHA, NE - Mixed martial arts is about as extreme as it gets in the sports world. There is no competition more grueling, violent, and rewarding than that which encages athletes and allows them to push one another to the breaking point. To us on the outside, fathoming exactly why they subject themselves to such an intense contest is almost impossible. To these warriors, though, only one goal is necessary to motivate them:

    READ MORE | March 30, 2016
  • Maki Pitolo: Whatever Opportunity Is Open To Me, I Will Take It

    OMAHA, NE - Hawaiian fighter Maki Pitolo has come a long way from his first steps into the waters of mixed martial arts. 18 years and 90 pounds after his entry into kickboxing, Pitolo is ready to make his career debut in the Victory Fighting Championships on April 1st, 2016.

    READ MORE | March 29, 2016
  • Dakota Cochrane: Bright Lights, Big Fights—Main Event Showdown

    OMAHA,NE - Dakota Cochrane first thought of the sport of mixed martial arts as nothing more than a means to pass time during the track and field off-season while in college at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. After being in the gym for a mere six months, coaches at his MMA gym began to notice Cochrane’s potential.

    READ MORE | March 24, 2016
  • Brian Houston: Stats Don’t Tell the Whole Story

    OMAHA, NE - For some, athleticism is a natural trait. Of course hard work is always required to be successful in anything, but some people just seem to have a knack for winning. Brian Houston is one of those people.

    READ MORE | March 22, 2016
  • VFC 50 Announced May 21st Kansas Expocentre Topeka, KS

    VICTORY BRINGS DOUBLE TITLE FIGHTS TO KANSAS FOR EPIC 50TH SHOW HEAVYWEIGHT KING ABE WAGNER vs. DANIEL GALLEMORE SET FOR MAIN EVENT CO-MAIN EVENT: 145-POUND CHAMP JARRED MERCADO vs. ALEXANDRE PIMENTEL

    READ MORE | March 17, 2016
  • Tony Ortega: You’re Going to Know What My Name Is

    OMAHA, NE - The year was 2012, and a 19 year old Tony Ortega stepped into the cage for the very first time. The lights were bright, the crowd was loud, and Ortega was understandably nervous. Not but 60 seconds later, though, he landed a solid knockout blow and found his hand being thrust into the air by the referee.

    READ MORE | March 17, 2016
  • VICTORY FC RETURNS TO BAXTER ARENA FRIDAY, APRIL 1ST

    Welterweight Main Event: Dakota Cochrane vs. Valdir Araujo Featherweight Co-Main Event: Rob Emerson vs. Alonzo Martinez

    READ MORE | March 11, 2016
  • Justin Overton: Honor, Sacrifice, and a Knack for Victory

    JUNCTION CITY, KS - A career in the United States military is one that requires courage, pride, honor, sacrifice, and patriotism. For most civilians, it is difficult to imagine the lifestyle led by enlisted members.

    READ MORE | March 09, 2016
  • Ivey Nixon: Once a Fighter, Always a Fighter

    JUNCTION CITY, KS - Meet Ivey Nixon. He currently holds two titles for his organization, is about to become a professional fighter, and even manages to teach fitness classes in his free time.

    READ MORE | March 07, 2016