HDNET TO AIR 'HDNET FIGHTS PRESENTS: XFC 8 -- REGIONAL CONFLICT'

Apr 23, 2009
(PRESS RELEASE) -- HDNet will broadcast exclusive LIVE coverage of "HDNet Fights Presents: XFC 8: Regional Conflict" from the Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN.

The main event features a highly-anticipated showdown between two military veterans as undefeated Bruce "The Noose" Connors of Orlando, Florida goes against Jarrod "The Wild Card" Card of Jacksonville, North Carolina for the XFC Featherweight World Title. Former pro wrestling superstar and undefeated heavyweight Bobby Lashley will be on hand to present the winner with the title. Also on the card, Rafaello "Tractor" Oliveira faces off with John "Mulatto Mauler" Mahlow and former University of Tennessee football player Ovince St. Preux will take on Ombey "Kryptonite" Mobley in a special light heavyweight showdown.

WHEN: LIVE - Saturday, April 25 at 9:00 p.m. ET on HDNet.

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