Sam Dunham interviews Jared Cannonier, after becoming the AFC Heavyweight Champion. [These rankings were compiled by Sam Dunham, with some consultation among a few other members of the Alaskan MMA community. To be considered, a fighter must have fought in […]

Tonight, August 23, the popular promotion Midnight Sun Mayhem returns to the Golden Heart City. Fairbanks will play host to the sort-of annual event, which will feature hybrid Pride-style rules for several MMA bouts. The abridged rules will mimic the […]

(photo courtesy: UFC) Lauren Murphy is all smiles as she weighs in at 135 on the dot! Lauren Murphy made her UFC debut against world class wrestler Sara McCmann. The Ultimate Fight Night 47, August 16th, in Bangor, Maine. Lauren […]

Jason Hutchings and Rob Yundt have put on a number of unique events over the years. In their first installment of Cops vs Cons, they featured a $5,000 winner-take-all tournament, tag team matches, “bully beatdowns”, as well as fights that […]

(Gina & Dave Mazany, brother and sister, get a feel for the cage at AFC 50) The AFC’s inaugural event took place 10 years ago this summer, on July 14, 2004. Within 13 months from emerging triumphant from their respective […]

Lauren ‘The Pirate’ Murphy announced via Facebook this morning that she has signed with the UFC, and will face former UFC title contender Sarah McMann in her debut on August 16. Murphy is a former women’s bantamweight champion of the […]

Andy ‘Tank Mode’ Enz lost to Marcelo Guimaraes via split decision tonight at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens. Enz, a graduate of Service High School and former AFC middleweight champion, soundly outboxed his opponent throughout the bout. However, he […]

UFC Hall of Famer Randy ‘The Natural’ Couture was present at the Alaska Fighting Championship: Land of the Midnight Sun event on Saturday, June 14. Far from an aloof superstar, Couture proved to be quite the man of the people, […]

The Alaska Fighting Championship closed out their season with a sensational outdoor show at Chilkoot Charlie’s tonight. Results and fight recaps follow. :::MAIN EVENT::: LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT Joe ‘Unleashed’ Fonoti vs. Chris ‘Jawbreaker’ Johnson Rd. 1, KO (punch) ROUND 1 Fonoti, […]

The fresh air. The open sky. There is something about fighting outdoors that strikes a deep and inexplicable chord with every real combat sports fan. It was there in the crowd on the grassy hill overlooking the pankration tournaments of […]

On May 21st, Seth Kroll defeated Jarred Tuck at AFC 108. This is what happened, and it will never change. It will go down in history as a win for Kroll and a loss for Tuck. Controversy exists, however, because […]

The AFC rung in their 10th anniversary with a bevy of quality fights, and capped the night off with a sure Fight of the Year contender in the Main Event. Of course, there a big event would feel incomplete without […]