Season debut coming April 14th in Omaha – first of six live shows this year

After a highly successful campaign last year, Victory Fighting Championship will launch its 2017 season on Friday, April 14th with VFC 56 taking place at the Baxter Arena in Omaha, Nebraska.

The main event and co-main event for this card will be unveiled at the end of February, but fight fans can expect more of the same outstanding action that the VFC brought to UFC FIGHT PASS® in 2016.

Tickets for VFC 56 will be available at

VFC became a prominent fixture on UFC FIGHT PASS® with a number of highlight-reel finishes and fantastic bouts throughout last year. Victory Fighting Championship’s entire 2017 schedule will air live on UFC FIGHT PASS®

“We are super excited about what is to come in 2017 after such a terrific 2016 schedule,” said Stoddard.

“Our line-up of top-calibre fighters, many of whom are amongst the prospects in all of MMA, has impressed everyone from those in the arenas to those watching around the world on UFC Fight Pass. It is our goal to only make things better this year and we are sure that the fans will respond to what we have in store.”

UFC FIGHT PASS is available on: personal computers, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Sony TVs with Android TV and Roku devices.


About Victory Fighting Championship

Victory Fighting Championship is the premier mixed martial arts organization in the Midwest. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Victory has provided its’ thousands of fans with high-quality, competitive, and entertaining fights since 2002. A catalyst for success, Victory has launched the careers of numerous elite fighters such as UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, Spencer Fisher, Jorge Gurgel, Josh Neer, Kevin Burns, Jake Ellenberger, Jason Brilz, Anthony Smith, Justin Salas, Nick Mamalis, Rob Kimmons, Chris Camozzi, John Halverson, Abe Wagner and Travis Browne. These Victory fighters have made their way to the largest, most competitive stages across the United States including the bright lights of the UFC. As an institution that continues to grow, thrive and gain strong, consistent momentum, Victory Fighting Championship presents fights at the region’s top venues and in front of the best crowds. Bright Lights, Big Fights. For more information, visit and follow Victory Fighting Championship at, Twitter and Instagram @victoryfighting, and

About UFC®

UFC® is a premium global sports brand and the largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto, Sao Paulo and Singapore, UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in over 156 countries and territories to more than 1.1 billion TV households worldwide in 29 different languages. UFC FIGHT PASS®, a digital subscription service, delivers exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content to fans around the world. For more information, visit and follow UFC at, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram: @UFC.