TXMMA – Texas Mixed Martial Arts

Press Release – XKO 2011 Year End Awards





Corona and Back Alley Promotions Presents XTREME KNOCKOUT (XKO)

 

921 W. Mayfield Rd. Suite #112

Arlington, TX  76015

www.THEGYM.org

 

CORONA in association with BACK ALLEY PROMOTIONS

XTREME KNOCKOUT RETURNS SATURDAY DEC 3RD FOR THEIR 13TH EVENT AND TXA 21 TELEVISION TAPING!  XKO BRINGS YOU THE MOST ANTICIPATED FIGHT CARD TO DATE! XTREME KNOCKOUT WILL ALSO INCLUDE AN AWARDS PRESENTATION FOR THE 2011 YEAR END XKO AWARDS!

 

Who:      On DEC 3rd
 2011, Back Alley Promotions and THE GYM bring to you Xtreme Knockout 13 (XKO - Professional Cage Fights) and the top Pro MMA fighters in Texas. XKO be filming for TXA 21 for their Xtreme Knockout TV show. Back Alley Promotions has produced 1,000 “live” events, including Professional Championship Wrestling (PCW) which was televised weekly for 3 years on UPN channel 21, featured on MTV, and the catalyst for a reality show “The Bussey Bunch” for TLC and Discovery Channel. THE GYM Combative Sports Training Facility (and location of XKO 13) is the new home of “TEAM TAKEDOWN” the Next Generation of Fighters and recently signed a deal with world renowed Jiu-Jitsu instructor Marc Laiman.  XKO 13 WILL BE TAPED for TXA Channel 21 and broadcasts “Xtreme Knockout” every Saturday Night !

What:      Xtreme Knockout, Back Alley Promotions in association with Corona bring Pro Mixed Martial Arts fights to Arlington

Pre-Fight Party from 6-8pm. Belltime 8pm.Pre-Fight party includes: MMA & Sports Vendors including BUFF WATER, THE GIRLS ROOM, BORN 2 BANG CLOTHING, THE MARINES, CUSTOM MOUTH GUARDS, KOS, ULTRAVIOLENT FIGHT GEAR, WEIRDOZ CLOTHING, AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE, BLU ENERGY,  AND MORE…. 10 professional cage fights, meet and greet with fighters, celebrity guest appearances, Bikini contest, live music and DJ!  Television Taping for TXA 21 show “Xtreme Knockout”. XKO will also present the 2011 XKO year end awards for the “Fight of The Year”, “Fighter of The Year”, and “Knockout – TKO of The Year”! you can vote at www.XTREMEKNOCKOUT.com

 

XKO 13 Fight Card (Card Subject to Change)

XKO MAIN EVENT

185lbs JJ HOLMES 2-2  MOHLER MMA AND THE GYM DALLAS, TX  vs JOSH FOSTER 4-3  LONGVIEW, TX

(One of the most talented wrestlers in the state – JJ Holmes will face his toughest opponent yet – Josh Foster. Foster coming off an impressive win at XKO 11 over Hayward Charles looks to become one of the top 185lb fighters in the division! This fight WILL be one of the most exciting fights put together at XKO)

125lbs RANDY VILLARREAL 7-6 ARLINGTON, TX, vs FRANK ORTEGA 4-6

(Randy Villarreal’s last fight at XKO made a huge mark in the local fight scene! He quickly destroyed Mike Sierra in what was set up to be the biggest “grudge match” XKO has put together! His opponent – Frank Ortega, with similar fighting styles this match-up will be a high impact, fast paced fight)

180lbs HAYWARD “THE HYBRID” CHARLES 2-2 vs ANDRE KAVANAUGH 2-1

(Hayward is coming off an impressive win over the very talented Michael Craycraft. Hayward looks to prove to be one of the top contenders in XKO as he faces XKO newcomer Andre Kavanaugh. Andre who is known for his heavy hands and strength will look to test Haywards chin and go for a quick knockout!)

180bs ANTONY “MAD DOG” MACIAS (over 150 pro fights) vs BRANDON MCDOWELL (over 80 pro fights)

(Combined with over 200 professional fights Anthony Macias will face for the first time ever- MMA and XKO veteran Brandon Mcdowell. Anthony a UFC and Pride veteran is an exciting fighter with a strong kickboxing background, Brandon has almost as much experience in the cage and looks to use that to defeat Macias)

155lbs DONNIE BELL XTREME MMA 1-0 vs ARMANDO SERVIN pro debut

(Returning to the XKO cage for the second time is Donnie Bell! He made his pro-debut at XKO with a dominating win over Burt McDonald. Armando Servin will be making his pro-debut at XKO! Servin had a solid amateur career and is ready for the pro level!)

170lbs ROY SPOON 7-3 vs JOSH LEE 7-7

(Roy Spoon is what some say the most exciting fighter in XKO! With a perfect record in 2011 Spoon looks to continue his winning streak as he faces XKO newcomer Josh Lee! Josh is an experienced fighter looking to stop the current most dominating fighter in XKO Roy Spoon!)

185lbs JAY JAY SANCHEZ 2-0 vs TBA

(Jay Jay Sanchez is an undefeated fighter who just came off an impressive win over JJ holmes! Sanchez has a strong ground game and looks to continue a dominating path!)

135lbs  ELIASAR RODRIGUEZ 0-1 vs HOMER GARCIA pro debut

(This is Eliasar’s second professional fight! His last fight was a tough loss against the fast rising star Nelson Salas. Homer is moving up after an undefeated career as a amateur and making his pro-debut against Eliasar! Both fighters will be fast and exciting)

185lbs CIPRIAN HANGAN 1-0  vs CHRIS COLLINS PRO-DEBUT

(Ciprian made his pro debut against Steve Hess at XKO 11! Ciprian made a very impressive pro-debut against Hess with a :48 sec Knockout and looks to knockout his next opponent. Ciprian is a Judo Black belt and instructor at Dallas MMA. At XKO 13 Ciprian will face heavy handed brawler Chris Collins out of Collins MMA! Chris is known as a scrappy fighter with sick leg locks. This fight could be fight of the night!)

175lbs AARON CULPEPPER DEBUT  vs STEVEN CLOUD DEBUT

(Aaron Culpepper is making his pro debut and plans on knocking his opponent out! Culpepper is known for his “no Quit” attitude. Steven will also be making his pro debut. Steven had a solid ammy career and trains out of NTMMA. Both fighters want to make an impact on their pro debut, I see someone getting knocked out in this fight!)

 

 

XKO 2011 YEAR END AWARDS PRESENTATION (DURING THE XKO PRE-FIGHT PARTY)

XKO WILL HONOR –  FIGHT OF THE YEAR – FIGHTER OF THE YEAR – KNOCKOUT TKO OF THE YEAR – MOST ENTERTAINING FIGHTER OF THE YEAR! HERE ARE THE NOMINEES (YOU CAN VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE ONLINEAT WWW.XTREMEKNOCKOUT.COM)

 

2011 XKO FIGHTER OF THE YEAR

JJ Holmes

Roy Spoon

Chris Pecero

Steven Peterson

Alex Russ

Douglas Frey

Kano Gregoire

 

2011 XKO FIGHT OF THE YEAR

Douglas Frey vs Steven Peterson (135 title fight XKO 10)

Andrew Parker vs Dustin Adams (XKO 12)

Chris Pecero vs James Vick (#1 contender XKO 12)

Moises Diaz vs Burt McDonald (XKO 10)

Chris Pecero vs Chris Jones (155 XKO title fight)

 

2011 XKO KNOCKOUT TKO OF THE YEAR

Ciprian Hangan (Knocks out Steve Hess :48 sec RD 1 XKO 11)

Douglas Frey (Knocks out Randy Villarreal XKO 9)

Kano Gregoire (TKO’s Brandon McDowell XKO 12)

Chris Pecero (Knocks out Jarrett Jones XKO 9)

Nelson Salas (TKO’s Eliasar Rodriguez standing elbow XKO 11)

JJ Holmes (KO’s Brian Cheatham XKO 9)

 

When:     Xtreme Knockout 13 – Saturday DEC 3rd, 2011 Pre-Fight Party at 6pm, Fights Start at 8pm.  Official XKO Weigh – ins Friday DEC 2ND at 3 pm at The Improv Comedy Club in The Arlington Highlands (FREE- OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – FREE)

Where: THE GYM COMBATIVE SPORTS ARENA  921 W. Mayfield Rd. Suite #112  Arlington, TX 76015

Tickets are available for purchase at THE GYM and www.xtremeknockout.com  – 100% OF PROCEEDS OF SELECTED TICKET SALES WILL GO TO “HOMES FOR OUR TROOPS”

$25 for advanced general admission and $30 when purchased at the door. $50 for Ringside Reserved and $60 at the door, VIP tables $400 (limited tables) Visit www.thegym.org for more information.  CORONA, MMA Merchandise and Concessions are available for purchase at the event!






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