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XFO 50 to Feature Fallon Fox, Danny Aguirre vs. Cory Galloway


XFO 50

by Matt Lo Cascio

The XFO will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in a big way — putting on their 50th pro show featuring a veritable who’s who of Chicago’s best MMA fighters.

The show will take place on Friday, March 21 at the UIC Pavillion, the first MMA show there since the WEC came to town in 2009.

Here are confirmed fighters/matchups as of now:

  • Fallon Fox will fight in Chicago for the first time as a pro.
  • Joey Diehl will drop to 115 lbs. and fight in the XFO’s first-ever men’s strawweight bout.
  • MMA Stop/Uflacker Academy’s Danny Aguirre vs. Team Curran’s Cory Galloway
  • Vince Romandine vs. Manny Vazquez
  • Lawrence Dunning vs. Andrew Potapenko
  • Matt “The Monster” Paul makes his pro debut against Lukasz Grabowski
  • Anthony Goodwin vs. James Martin
  • Midwest Training Center’s Rafal Skibinski will fight on the card, fresh off his dominating performance against Drew Reed at XFO 49. Skibinski recently opened Body TransforMMAtion Center in Oak Lawn with Andrew Krzeptowski, who will also fight at the event.
  • As we previously reported, MTC’s Adam Maciejewski will continue his comeback at this event.
  • Pearl Gonzalez, who had a remarkable amateur career here with Combat-Do, will fight for the first time in Chicago as a pro.
  • Other fighters on the card include Oliver Vazquez, Ramy Daoud, Evolution MMA‘s Tom Shoaff and Maurice Greene.

Tickets will be on sale soon at Ticketmaster.com. More to come…

About Matt Lo Cascio

Matt Lo Cascio is the co-founder and editor of Chicago's MMA. He is the former play-by-play announcer for the XFO and other organizations, and he has been published by ESPN.com, DraftKings, The Comeback, FanSided, and more.

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