Fight Night Combat News http://www.fightnightcombat.com/ News about Fight Night Combat. en-us Copyright 2015-2016 Luke Burrage Mon, 18 Dec 2017 https://validator.w3.org/feed/docs/rss2.html FightNightCombat.com News RSS News luke@juggler.net luke@juggler.net 40 The field is set for the European Masters 2017 http://fightnightcombat.com/news-20171125-The-field-is-set-for-the-European-Masters-2017 <img src="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-images/European-Masters-2017.jpg"> <p>The field is set for the the European Masters 2017, the end-of-year finals which brings together the top 10 players in the last 12 months for the ultimate showdown. This will decide the year end rankings, with up to 750 points on offer to an undefeated winner. Also on offer: bragging rights for beating the best of the best!</p> <p>The unique tournament format splits the field into two groups, with each player taking on the others in their group in one-on-one, first-to-two-sets matches. Here are the groups:</p> <h3>Group A</h3> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-1.html" target="new">Jochen Pfeiffer</a>. Race Rank: 1. Four titles in 2017: EJC (1250), Berlin (750), Hannover (300), Katapult (175). Head to head record versus other jugglers who qualified for the European Masters: 6 wins and 0 losses.</p> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-131.html" target="new">Leo Ostenrath</a>. Race Rank: 3. Two titles in 2017: HJW (300), Oldenburg (250). Head-to-head against the field: 4 wins and 3 losses.</p> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-40.html" target="new">Markus Utke</a>. Race Rank: 6. Two titles in 2017: Israel (425), Laer (200). Head-to-head against the field: 2 wins and 4 losses.</p> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-17.html" target="new">Brook Roberts</a>. Race Rank: 7. Two titles in 2017: Leeds (250), Leicester (250). Head-to-head against the field: 1 win and 2 losses.</p> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-19.html" target="new">Ian Deady</a>. Race Rank: 9. Three titles in 2017: Brianza (425), Hungary (250), Buskerbus (175). Head-to-head against the field: 1 win and 1 loss.</p> <h3>Group B</h3> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-9.html" target="new">Matty Schneider</a>. Race Rank: 2. Three titles in 2017: BJC (750), J-Fest (500), Freiburg (250). Head-to-head against the field: 1 win and 6 losses.</p> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-166.html" target="new">Julius Preu</a>. Race Rank: 4. Four titles in 2017: Karlsruhe (500), New Zealand (350), Newcastle (250), JuggleLab (175). Head-to-head against the field: 4 wins and 2 losses.</p> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-2.html" target="new">Luke Burrage</a>. Race Rank: 5. Four titles in 2017: NJF (750), Tropical Islands (250), Rastelli Festival (200), Durham (200). Head-to-head against the field: 1 win and 4 losses.</p> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-503.html" target="new">Cameron Ford</a>. Race Rank: 8. One title in 2017: Bath (200). Head-to-head against the field: 2 wins and 2 losses.</p> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-3.html" target="new">Alexander Müller</a>. Race Rank: 10. One title in 2017: Halle (250). Head-to-head against the field: 6 wins and 3 losses.</p> <p>The tournament is happening on Saturday 2nd December. The live stream will be starting on Facebook at about 4pm Berlin time. Tune in for all the action!</p> <p>See more information here: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/236189043556992/" target="new">https://www.facebook.com/events/236189043556992/</a></p> <br> <br> Link to this news post - <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/news-20171125-The-field-is-set-for-the-European-Masters-2017">The field is set for the European Masters 2017</a> <br> <br> Sat, 25 Nov 2017 /home/polab/fightnightcombat.com/public/news-posts/20171125_The field is set for the European Masters 2017_European-Masters-2017.txt Featured video - The third place match and final at Durham 2017 Fight Night Combat http://fightnightcombat.com/news-20171027-Featured-video-_-The-third-place-match-and-final-at-Durham-2017-Fight-Night-Combat <p>The two most entertaining matches in the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Durham-2017.html" target="new">Durham 2017 Fight Night Combat tournament</a> came late on, with <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-289.html" target="new">Callum Lawrie</a> and <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-87.html" target="new">Will Borrell</a> in the third place match, then with <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-2.html" target="new">Luke Burrage</a> and <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-24.html" target="new">Jon Peat</a> in the final.</p> <p>Check out the video here:</p> <!--https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0zMtUN5G8I--> <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/i0zMtUN5G8I" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <p>Jon's results means he climbs two places to 8th in the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/race-rankings-20171023.html" target="new">2017 Race Rankings</a>, while Luke remains in 5th place.</p> <p>All the results and details from Durham can be found here: <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Durham-2017.html" target="new">http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Durham-2017.html</a></p> <br> <br> Link to this news post - <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/news-20171027-Featured-video-_-The-third-place-match-and-final-at-Durham-2017-Fight-Night-Combat">Featured video - The third place match and final at Durham 2017 Fight Night Combat</a> <br> <br> Fri, 27 Oct 2017 /home/polab/fightnightcombat.com/public/news-posts/20171027_Featured video - The third place match and final at Durham 2017 Fight Night Combat_Durham.txt Luke vs Alex in the Halle 2017 Fight Night Final http://fightnightcombat.com/news-20171017-Luke-vs-Alex-in-the-Halle-2017-Fight-Night-Final <p>The rivalry between <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-2.html" target="new">Luke Burrage</a> and <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-3.html" target="new">Alexander Müller</a> continued in the final of the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Halle-2017.html" target="new">Halle 2017 Fight Night</a>. This is the third time they've battled this year, with Alex taking the previous two matches. Check out the video to see who came out on top this time:</p> <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YxxKTZEgGgQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <!--https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxxKTZEgGgQ--> <p> This result moves Alex up to 12th place in both the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/points-and-rankings-20171016.html" target="new">52 Week Current Rankings</a> and the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/race-rankings-20171016.html" target="new">2017 Race Rankings</a>. <p>14 jugglers took part in Halle, including the defending champion <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-239.html" target="new">Enrico Lohmann</a>. Enrico only managed fourth this year though, as he was beaten in the third place match 5-4 by <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-14.html" target="new">Alex Leymann</a>.</p> <p>See all the results and details here: <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Halle-2017.html" target="new">http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Halle-2017.html</a></p> <br> <br> Link to this news post - <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/news-20171017-Luke-vs-Alex-in-the-Halle-2017-Fight-Night-Final">Luke vs Alex in the Halle 2017 Fight Night Final</a> <br> <br> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 /home/polab/fightnightcombat.com/public/news-posts/20171017_Luke vs Alex in the Halle 2017 Fight Night Final_Halle-2017.txt Jon Peat and Brook Roberts continue their rivalry in the Cambridge 2017 Fight Night Final http://fightnightcombat.com/news-20171013-Jon-Peat-and-Brook-Roberts-continue-their-rivalry-in-the-Cambridge-2017-Fight-Night-Final <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-24.html" target="new">Jon Peat</a> and <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-17.html" target="new">Brook Roberts</a> have faced off <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/headtohead-24-17.html" target="new">seven times previously, including in five finals</a>, and battled again on Saturday in the final of the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Cambridge-2017.html" target="new">Camvention 2017 Fight Night</a>. Check out the video to see if Jon defended his title from last year or if Brook got his revenge:</p> <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YltPm3upmec" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <!-- https://youtu.be/YltPm3upmec --> <p>19 jugglers took part in qualifications, with eight in the knockout and the final played on stage as part of the Camvention Gala Show. This was the last National 500 tournament of the 2017, which will be a big boost to the chances of Brook, Jon and <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-503.html" target="new">Cameron Ford</a>, the top ranked players from the UK this year, of qualifying for the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/european-masters-qualification-overview.html" target="new">European Masters 2017 end-of-year finals</a>.</p> <p>Thanks to <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-207.html" target="new">Ieuan Evans</a> for organising the tournament and <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-289.html" target="new">Callum Lawrie</a> for the video footage. See all the results and details here: <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Cambridge-2017.html" target="new">http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Cambridge-2017.html</a></p> <br> <br> Link to this news post - <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/news-20171013-Jon-Peat-and-Brook-Roberts-continue-their-rivalry-in-the-Cambridge-2017-Fight-Night-Final">Jon Peat and Brook Roberts continue their rivalry in the Cambridge 2017 Fight Night Final</a> <br> <br> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 /home/polab/fightnightcombat.com/public/news-posts/20171013_Jon Peat and Brook Roberts continue their rivalry in the Cambridge 2017 Fight Night Final_Cambridge-2017.txt Fight Nights in Melbourne, Australia and Antalya, Turkey http://fightnightcombat.com/news-20171006-Fight-Nights-in-Melbourne,-Australia-and-Antalya,-Turkey <p>Most Fight Night Combat tournaments take place in Europe, but in the last few weeks Australia and Turkey have seen some action.</p> <img src="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-images/J-Fest-2017.jpg"> <!--http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-J-Fest-2017.html--> <p><a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-J-Fest-2017.html" target="new">J-Fest</a> in Turkey hosted a National 500 level tournament. 17 jugglers took part in the qualifications, with the top 12 making the knockout.</p> <p>The best result for a Turkish juggler was fourth place for <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-977.html" target="new">Mahir Akgündoğdu</a>. He lost to <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-71.html" target="new">Tobias Horstmann</a> in the third place match by just one point.</p> <p>The final match featured two jugglers from outside of Turkey: <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-41.html" target="new">Bar Mualem</a> from Israel and <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-9.html" target="new">Matty Schneider</a> from Germany. Matty won the final, his second National level tournament win of the year so far, after also winning at the British Juggling Convention. Matty's extra rankings points puts him back into second place in the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/race-rankings-20171002.html" target="new">2017 Race Rankings</a> and up to fourth in the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/points-and-rankings-20171002.html" target="new">52 Week Current Rankings</a>.</p> <p>Check out some of the matches via the live stream on Facebook:</p> <iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fdeniz.soyarslan%2Fvideos%2F10155066167880669%2F&show_text=0&width=560" width="560" height="315" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" allowFullScreen="true"></iframe> <!-- https://www.facebook.com/deniz.soyarslan/videos/10155066167880669/ --> <p>Down in Australia, the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Melbourne-2017.html" target="new">Melbourne Juggling Convention</a> hosted a Fight Night for the first time since 2014. It was also <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-576.html" target="new">Degge Jarvie</a>'s first tournament, and he went on to win it, beating <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-200.html" target="new">Adrian Goldwaser</a> in the final, earning himself 250 rankings points. Thanks to Patrick Adderley for organising the tournament.</p> <img src="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-images/Melbourne-2017.jpg"> <p>The last National 500 level event of the 2017 season will take place this weekend in the UK at Camvention, and will probably determine how many British players will get an invite to the <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/european-masters-qualification-overview.html" target="new">2017 European Masters</a> end-of-year tournament in December. Will <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-24.html" target="new">Jon Peat</a> win for a second year in a row or can Cambridge home town favourites <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-503.html" target="new">Cameron Ford</a> or <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/player-17.html" target="new">Brook Roberts</a> stop him?</p> <p>Check out all the whole 2017 calendar here: <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-calendar-2017.html" target="new">http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-calendar-2017.html</a></p> <br> <br> Link to this news post - <a href="http://fightnightcombat.com/news-20171006-Fight-Nights-in-Melbourne,-Australia-and-Antalya,-Turkey">Fight Nights in Melbourne, Australia and Antalya, Turkey</a> <br> <br> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 /home/polab/fightnightcombat.com/public/news-posts/20171006_Fight Nights in Melbourne, Australia and Antalya, Turkey_J-Fest-2017_Melbourne-2017.txt