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Bobby Lashley Announces Signing, Card Claims Featherweight Title at XFC 8

Bobby Lashley

Bobby Lashley

Heavyweight prospect Bobby Lashley (2-0) announced his signing with Xtreme Fighting Championships on Saturday at the promotion’s XFC 8: Regional Conflict event in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Lashley, who was originally rumored to be in action on the XFC 8 card, will instead debut in September against an opponent to-be-announced.

The official XFC 8 results were:

  • Jarrod Card def. Bruce Connors via unanimous decision
    Vacant XFC Featherweight Championship
  • Rafaello Oliveira def. John Mahlow via unanimous decision
  • Julio Gallegos def. CT Turner via submission (guillotine choke) — Round 2, 2:47
  • Ovince St. Preux def. Ombey Mobley via submission (ankle lock) — Round 1, 2:36
  • Jason Wood def. Derek Schiffer via TKO (strikes) — Round 2, 3:41
  • Chris Barnett def. Johnathan Ivey via unanimous decision
  • Corey Krebs def. Dean Hamilton via TKO (strikes) — Round 1, 1:22
  • Matt Traylor def. Richard Boyd via TKO (strikes) — Round 1, 4:37
  • Devan Plaisance def. Paul McEntee via TKO (strikes) — Round 1, 3:06


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