- ULTIMATE FIGHTER VET HEADLINES XFO 22

February 20, 2008
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by MMAWeekly.com







XFO returns on Saturday, Feb. 23. Known as the "small
show with big fights," X-treme Fight Organization will hold its 22nd event
in Crystal Lake, Ill.

 

The night will play host to the return of Ultimate Fighter
season one veteran Josh Rafferty, who is coming off an impressive 16-second TKO
win over Drew Reed at XFO 20. Rafferty is on a three-fight winning streak and
has won four of his last five bouts.  He is scheduled to face World
Extreme Cagefighting veteran Kevin Knabjian, who will make his XFO debut on Saturday
night in welterweight action.

 

Mike Stumpf returns after suffering his first professional
loss in his last XFO appearance, an unsuccessful attempt to take Ryan Williams’
XFO welterweight belt.

 

Taking the amateur mixed martial arts scene by storm and
impressing the crowds with powerful slams is rising star Pat Curran. The
younger cousin to WEC contender and one of the top featherweights in the world,
Jeff "Big Frog" Curran, Pat Curran will make his professional MMA
debut as he takes on the hard-hitting and aggressive Lazar Stojadjnovic of Team
Moto.

 

 

XFO 22 FIGHT CARD:

 

PROFESSIONAL BOUTS

Josh Rafferty vs. Kevin Knabjian, 170                                            

Herc  Hayes vs. Natu Visinia, Super Heavyweight  

Pat Curran vs. Lazar Stojadinovic, 145                              

Mike Stumpf  vs. Jeremy Norwood , 185                             

Nick Janowitz  vs. Simon Marini, 145                               

Dom O’Grady vs. Sal Woods, 170                                        

Waylon Lowe vs. John Brown, 155                                     

Jason Bowling vs. Craig Kaufman, 170                                             

Jacob Volkman vs. Brent Mehrhoff, 170                          

Nat McIntyre vs. Darius Turcinskas, 135         

Nik Lentz vs. Scott Bickerstaff, 160                                 

Joe Vedepo vs. Dave Hopper, 185

Joe Schlotterer vs. James Haourt, 145                                  

 

AMATEUR BOUTS

Matt Tobie  vs. Mitch Filer, 170

Brian Palmer  vs. Ed Blake, 170

Kris Palasz vs. Brett Brendel, 145

Mike Lullo vs. Pete Brown, 155

Sean Thibault vs. Ryan Corcoran, 155

Rich Lictawa vs. Bryan Fedynyszyn, 205

Pat Hastings vs. Nick Dombowski, 165

 

 

For more information, please visit: style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:ArialMT'> style='font-family:Arial;color:#0020DE'>www.x-fighting.tv

 

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