Willmar, Minnesota: Brock Larson (42-10), a veteran of the UFC, and former title challenger in ONE, WEC, and Legacy FC has announced the relaunch of Cage Fighting Xtreme (CFX).
The promotion will host CFX 49 taking place on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the Willmar Civic Center in Willmar, Minnesota. Tickets for can be purchased at nitrotickets.com/cfx.
Cage Fighting Xtreme (CFX) has produced forty-eight events from 2001 to 2013, making it amongst the longest running MMA shows in the world. Some of the sports biggest names, and plenty of big show vets have competed inside the CFX cage. Sean Sherk, Dave Menne, Nik Lentz, Tony Martin, Adam McDonough, Jeff Monson, Travis Wiuff, and former WEC title Challenger Kyle Jensen are on the long list of big show veterans the company has hosted in their cage.
In the main event, Joel Bauman (4-1) fighting out of Albuquerque, New Mexico will take on Marius Ksiazkiewicz (8-1) fighting out of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Bauman is coming into this fight defeating Brandon Johnson via Knee & Punches at Gamebred Fighting Championship 1 back in June 2021. His last MMA fight he defeated Julien Leblanc by unanimous decision at LFA 104: McKenzie vs. Phillips. Ksiazkiewicz is coming into this fight losing against Mário Sousa by unanimous decision at Dana White’s Contender Series 2020. Before this loss he was riding an 8 straight win streak with seven not seeing the judges scorecards.
In the co-main event, Angel Pacheco (3-1) fighting out of Minnesota he will face Damion Hill (12-8) fighting out of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Pacheco did lose his last fight against Nathan Williams by unanimous decision at NFC 128 but, his last three wins came by TKO. Hill is coming into this fight with 3 straight MMA losses with his last fight losing against Nate Jennerman via Guillotine Choke at LFA 12: Krantz vs. Neumann.
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CFX 49 Fight Card:
M. Ksiazkiewicz vs. Joel Bauman
Angel Pacheco vs. Damion Hill
Joey Hart vs. Andrew Yatskis
Deven Current vs. McCoy Tekautz
Mike Wall vs. Logan Benedict
Coty Milhausen vs. V. Flores Jr.
Kelton Sneve vs. Koel Seifert
Luis Solis vs. J. Ramert-Thompson
*fight card and bout order subject to change without notice
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