Both title fights are locked in following the official weigh-in for Victory Fighting Championship’s VFC 57.
The event will take place at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kansas, on Friday, May 5th and be shown live on UFC FIGHT PASS®.
Daniel “Big Kansas” Gallemore will defend his VFC heavyweight crown in front of his home-town fans as he faces rival Daniel “The Predator” James. Gallemore stepped off the scale at 263 lbs., while James was bang on 265 lbs.
The co-main event will feature a clash for the vacant VFC flyweight belt as former bantamweight champ Nick Mamalis aims for a second title reign as he takes on Kevin “Pocket Herc” Gray. Mamalis weighed in at 125.8 lbs. with Gray registering in at 124.8 lbs. The Kansas Athletic Commission permits competitors in all bouts, including title fights, to have a one-pound grace.
Official VFC 57 Weigh-In Results:
VFC Heavyweight Title
Daniel “The Predator” James (6-2-1; Chicago, IL) – 265.0 lbs.
Daniel “Big Kansas” Gallemore (6-3; Topeka, KS) – 263.0 lbs.
VFC Flyweight Title
Nick Mamalis (18-10; Green River, WY) – 125.8 lbs.
Kevin “Pocket Herc” Gray (8-3; Nebraska City, NE) – 124.8 lbs.
Darrick Minner (17-6; Nebraska City, NE) – 145.8 lbs.
Justin “O-Town” Overton (4-3; Manhattan, KS) – 146.7 lbs.
Cody “Triple-A” Carrillo (11-14; Wichita, KS) – 155.5 lbs.
Josh “Slipknot” Pfeifer (5-3; Manhattan, KS) – 160.7 lbs.
Daron “I Am” McCant (2-0; Kansas City, MO) – 134.7 lbs.
Sharky Slyter (3-1; Kansas City, KS) – 135.0 lbs.
Alex “Mr. Hyde” McGowan (1-1; Wichita, KS) – 144.4 lbs.
“Ruthless” Rob Mitchell (1-0; Topeka, KS) – 143.0 lbs.
Chance “Half Ass” Thackerston (3-0; Manhattan, KS) – 155.9 lbs.
Trey Ogden (7-1; Kansas City, MO) – 154.4.
Matt “The Action Figure” Murray (1-0; Topeka, KS) – 135.3 lbs.
Dustin “Cool Breeze” Kramer (4-1; Lenexa, KS) – 135.1 lbs.
Johnnie Ray Roades Jr. (9-11; Kansas City, MO) – 135.7 lbs.
Arnold Berdon (5-1; Waianae, HI) – 134.3 lbs.
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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 former 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 victoryfighter.com and follow Victory Fighting Championship at Facebook.com/victoryfighting, Twitter and Instagram @victoryfighting, and YouTube.com/victoryfighting.
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