Getting To Know XFC Lightweight Tournament Semifinalist Tom “Big Nasty” O’Connor

Get to know Tom “Big Nasty” O’Connor before the Canadian hammer takes on American Damonte Robinson (6-1-1) in the Semifinals of our Lightweight Tournament at Xtreme Fighting Championships 44 on May 28 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, IA, LIVE on FOX Sports.

Name Tom O’Connor

Nickname Big Nasty

Weight 155 pounds

Height 5-foot-6

Reach 74 inches

Professional MMA record 9-1

Amateur MMA record 5-0

Fighting style Muay Thai, BJJ & wrestling

Born Fort MacLeod, AB, Canada

Fighting out of Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Gym Progressive Fighting Academy

Head coach Brad Wall

Other martial arts credentials BJJ brown belt under Anderson Goncalves

Heroes GSP, Jose Aldo, Jonah Lomu, Steve Yzerman, Troy Polamolu, Deion Sanders, Muhammad Ali, and my Dad

Hobbies Martial arts, rugby, hockey, hip hop, movies, travelling & outdoor adventuring, and just being around animals

Goals in MMA To fight the best in the world, become a world champion, and spread a powerful and positive message while I compete and long after

About XFC

Xtreme Fighting Championships, Inc. (formerly Duke Mountain Resources, Inc.) is the first publicly traded premier international mixed martial arts (“MMA”) organization with offices throughout the United States and South America, trading under the ticker symbol DKMR. Xtreme Fighting Championships (“XFC”) is now partnered with the FOX family of networks in the United States, and has previously been carried on some of the largest open television broadcasters in Latin America – Rede TV! as well as HBO, ESPN, NBC Sports Network, Telemundo Universo, Esportes Interativo, Terra TV (the largest internet portal in the world), and UOL – the largest internet portal in Latin America, and premium cable & satellite television network. The XFC has had over 185 exclusively signed fighters, representing over 35+ countries worldwide with even more growth expected. Boasting the signing of The Next Generation of Male & Female Superstars, the XFC is known for entertaining fans with the most action packed MMA events both on television and in stadium venues. The Next Generation of MMA.

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