TKO Major League MMA
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TKO Major League MMA is a defunct Canadian mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, formerly the biggest MMA promotion in Canada. Despite its name, it was considered a minor circuit, overshadowed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, with which it had a close working relationship. In its early existence, TKO used a boxing-style ring to stage bouts, later became the only promotion other than the UFC to use a UFC-spec Octagon cage. The TKO president was Stéphane Patry, who also managed several fighters. TKO's programming is currently seen on Fight Network and RDS in Canada which also has an IPTV offering on Joost.
Final TKO champions
Other notable fighters
- Georges St. Pierre, former TKO Welterweight champion and former UFC Welterweight Champion
- Patrick Côté, reigning TKO Middleweight champion, former TKO Light Heavyweight champion
- David Loiseau, former TKO Middleweight Champion
- Sam Stout, reigning TKO Lightweight Champion
- Mark Hominick, former TKO Featherweight Champion
- Crafton Wallace, former ISKA 2000 Champion and 2001 ISKA Grand Prix Winner
- Justin Bruckmann, former TKO Welterweight Champion
- Wagnney Fabiano, former TKO Super-Lightweight Champion
- Urijah Faber, fought at TKO 24, former WEC Featherweight Champion
- Hatsu Hioki, Shooto veteran and current TKO Featherweight Champion
- Jonathan Goulet, 9-0 TKO record, veteran in UFC and TKO
- Mike Ricci, Ultimate Fighter runner-up, former Bellator, and former UFC Lightweight.
- Forrest Petz, seven-time UFC veteran.
- TJ Grant, former KOTC veteran and currently holds 7-3 record in the UFC.
- Sean Pierson, IFC veteran and currently holds 3-2 record in the UFC.
- Wes Sims, UFC, Strikeforce, K-1 and IFL veteran.
- Brian Gassaway, Bellator and UFC veteran.
- Jordan Mein, Strikeforce veteran and current UFC Welterweight.
- John Alessio, longtime UFC veteran.
- Marvin Eastman, longtime UFC veteran and former KOTC Super Heavyweight champion.
- Jason Day, UFC and KOTC veteran.
- Jeremy Horn, longtime UFC, WEC, Pride FC, Bellator Pancrase, and IFC Light Heavyweight veteran.
- Bill Mahood, UFC, KOTC BoDog Fight, and Strikeforce Light Heavyweight veteran.
- Mark Bocek, former KOTC fighter and currently holds 7-5 record in UFC.
- Antonio Carvalho, UFC, Shooto, MFC, and Cage Force veteran.
- Official site
- TKO Championship Fighting news at UltimeFanatic.com
- TKO event results at Sherdog
- TKO Major League MMA at MMAonTap.com
- TKO Championship Fighting at TKO Xtreme
- TKO Championship Fighting pictures and coverage at UltimeFanatic.com