Two title bouts set for
Victory Fighting Championship VFC 56: Emerson vs. Stots
NEBRASKA (Thur, April 13, 2017)– A pair of title fights were secured following the official weigh-in for Victory Fighting Championship’s VFC 56: Emerson vs. Stots.
The bouts will take place on Friday, April 14th at Baxter Arena in Omaha, Nebraska, and live on UFC FIGHT PASS®.
In the main event, two-division champion Rob “The Saint” Emerson puts his bantamweight belt on the line against undefeated top-rated prospect Raufeon “Supa” Stots. The co-main event will see newly crowned welterweight kingpin Kassius “Killa Kayne” Holdorf engage in his first title defense against Yuri Villefort.
Under the guidelines of the Nebraska Athletic Commission, all fights including title bouts are permitted a one-pound allowance.
Emerson, who is also VFC’s featherweight champion, weighed in at 135.6 lbs., while Stots confirmed in at 135.8 lbs.
Out to defend his belt in his home town of Omaha, Holdorf registered in at 170.8 lbs., with Villefort stepping off the scale at 170.0 lbs.
VFC 56: Emerson vs. Stots begins at 9 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. CT / 6 p.m. PT on UFC FIGHT PASS®. 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.
Official VFC 56 Weigh-In Results
VFC Bantamweight Title
Rob Emerson (19-11; Glendale, Arizona) – 135.6lbs
Raufeon Stots (7-0; Milwaukee, Wisconsin) – 135.8lbs
VFC Welterweight Title
Kassius Holdorf (9-3; Omaha, Nebraska) – 170.8lbs
Yuri Villefort (9-5; Boca Raton, Florida) – 171.0lbs
Dakota Cochrane (27-10; Omaha, Nebraska) – 170.8lbs
EJ Brooks (9-5; St. Louis, Missouri) – 170.6lbs
Chuka Willis (9-3; Lenexa, Kansas) – 148.4lbs
Sodiq Yussef (3-0; Camp Springs, Maryland) – 145.4lbs
Terrence Almond (2-2; Omaha, Nebraska) – 134.0lbs
Tony Ortega (3-3; Columbus, Nebraska) – 136.0lbs
Bryce Logan (5-2; Gilbert, Arizona) – 156.0lbs
Will Shutt (23-23-1; Creston, Iowa) – 150.2lbs
Corey Davis (1-0; Omaha, Nebraska) – 170.4lbs
Kenny Licea (4-1; Emporia, Kansas) – 169.8lbs
Boimah Karmo (2-1, Omaha, Nebraska) – 154.6lbs
Bernard Thomas (3-1; Fayetteville, North Carolina) – 155.2lbs
Five amateur bouts make up the prelims, including a matchup for the VFC amateur lightweight title between Micah Peatrowsky (5-0) and Brad Ragan (3-1).
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