November 4th, 2012

One short week after Quebec amateur MMA looked to be facing new challenges to its murky legal status, the EFL promotion returned Saturday for its seventh event, seemingly marking a return to business as usual. Fresh and rugged-faced young men adorned by all manner of upper body tattoos were back in action east of Montreal, […]

August 12th, 2012

Action was in abundance Saturday inside and out of the cage, as the Empire Fight League (EFL) returned for its sixth amateur event in Ste-Julie, east of Montreal. An impressive 920 fans packed the Rossignol reception hall for 14 bouts, and were also treated to an in-crowd fight between spectators. Meunier captures EFL Middlweight title In […]

February 20th, 2012

Saturday night, south of Montreal in Ste-Julie, Empire Fight League (EFL) returned for its fourth amateur event. Along with high production values and two title fights featuring solid submission finishes, what may have stuck with the approximately 400 fans who showed up happened one bout earlier, when a need-to-see-it-to-believe-it self-inflicted knockout took place. Capony earns […]

February 20th, 2012

At Empire Fight League 4 in Montreal, an amateur fighter took the loss after attempting a flying switch kick and knocking himself on the landing. Jeremie Capony got the win.

February 12th, 2012

Date: February 18, 2012 Location: Rossignol de Ste-Julie, Quebec Tickets: Academie Pro Star Amateur MMA 170lbs – Matthew Richardson (N1 Muay Thai) v. Kevin Lampron (Kanreikai) ***For EFL Welterweight title – five 3-minute rounds 145lbs – Derek Dexter (Cornwall MMA) v. Samuel Desruisseaux (Ultimaction) ***For EFL Featherweight title – five 3-minute rounds 165lbs – Francois […]

November 6th, 2011

After more than two years on the shelf, former pro fighter Bob ‘the Train’ Landry pulled out of the station Saturday night, winning the new EFL Heavyweight amateur title in his combat comeback. Headlining Empire Fight League‘s (EFL) third amateur event in front of approximately 600 fans in his hometown of Ste-Julie, just east of […]

September 5th, 2011

Empire Fight League (EFL) returned Saturday for its second amateur event, titled Reloaded. Once more taking place in the reception hall of the Rossignol, a sugar shack in St-Julie just East of Montreal, the event was promoted by Academie Pro Star MMA‘s Eric Bertrand. As with July’s inaugural event, production values were excellent, including an […]

September 1st, 2011

Date: September 3, 2011 Location: Rossignol in Ste-Julie, Quebec Date: Saturday, September 3rd Amateur MMA 155 – Carlos Martinez (Pro Star MMA) v. Éric Dastout (Gym Action) 180 – Alex Laramé (Team Bergeron) v. Mathieu Fournier (Team Extreme) HW – Martin Trempe (Sparmax) v. Gabriel Meuleau (Pro Star MMA) 170 – Michael Cyr (Ultimaction) v. […]