Extreme Cage Fighting

We are the largest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Promotion in New York, come witness top-level fights in New York City.

New York MMA Fights With ECF

Extreme Cage Fighting (ECF) is the top MMA promotion in New York, renowned for hosting action-packed MMA events and passion-fueled fighters. As the first and most popular MMA organization in the state, ECF delivers live fights and high-quality streams, making it easy for fans across the New York region and tri-state area to watch the action. Whether you’re searching for live MMA events, streaming options, or UFC-caliber fights, ECF has you covered with the best in cage fighting excitement.

Join thousands of fans at our iconic New York venues or stream our events live from the comfort of your home. Stay connected with the latest MMA events, ticket information, and exclusive content by following us on social media. For everything MMA in New York, from live fights to streaming and tickets, Extreme Cage Fighting (ECF) is your ultimate destination. If you love the UFC then you’ll love our live MMA events where you can see the action live and in-person!

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Christian DeFiris (CEO of ECF)

Christian DeFiris is not just a name in the world of combat sports; he’s a force to be reckoned with. With a storied career as a five-time amateur champion in various combat sports disciplines, Christian’s journey in the fight game has been nothing short of extraordinary.

His passion for martial arts led him to excel in disciplines such as Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian JuJuitsu, and MMA, where he showcased his skill and determination in the ring time and time again. But Christian’s ambitions extended beyond his own accolades; he sought to elevate the entire combat sports community through his very own cage fighting promotion.

In 2014, Christian took a leap of faith and founded Extreme Cage Fighting, a groundbreaking MMA promotion based in New York City. As the CEO and matchmaker of Extreme Cage Fighting, Christian has not only provided a platform for aspiring fighters to shine but has also played a pivotal role in nurturing talent and guiding them towards larger promotions like the UFC.

Under Christian’s leadership, Extreme Cage Fighting has become synonymous with action, competition, and sportsmanship. With a keen eye for talent and a dedication to promoting the best of the best, Christian is eager to expand the reach of Extreme Cage Fighting and showcase his stable of fighters on an even grander stage, pushing the sport of cage fighting in NYC and beyond!

Driven by his passion for the sport and unwavering commitment to excellence, Christian DeFiris continues to leave a mark on the world of combat sports now as a promoter, matchmaker, and CEO of Extreme Cage Fighting. Giving the opportunity for fight fans and fighters to have awesome events.

Dana White with Christian DeFiris

Christian DeFiris (ECF CEO)

ECF GYM Oceanside NY

Total Shows

Total Fighters

Social Media Impressions

Feature Athlete

Edgar Soghomonyan (World Champion)

Saturday – August 17 2024


Matchups for the Night

To be announced.

Sponsors for the Night

Wild Geese NYC
Superior Wood Flooring
Teep Territory
General Maintenance Group
Regen Health Professional
Long Island Webmaster
New York Arm Wrestling Association
Lucci like Gucci

Our events are known to have current and previous UFC fighters in-attendance along with fighters from promotions such as Professional Fighters League (PFL), Bellator, and Cage Fury, among other fight promotions similar to the UFC.

*Matches are subject to change due to injury, withdrawal, and other circumstances that a fighter may encounter.

Fighters must email/call to get a fight on a future MMA fight card with ECF, included in your email/call is your MMA gym that you are fighting out of.

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Amazura Nightclub (Our Venue)

Located in the vibrant neighborhood of Jamaica, Queens, Amazura Nightclub stands as the premier destination for combat sports enthusiasts in New York City. Boasting a spacious and dynamic event space, Amazura has been the epicenter of adrenaline-pumping action and electrifying events for decades.


A Legacy of Combat Sports

Steeped in the rich history of combat sports, Amazura Nightclub has played host to some of the most iconic fights and memorable moments in New York’s fight scene. From legendary boxing matches to MMA showdowns, the venue has witnessed it all, earning its reputation as a mecca for fight fans.


Our Partnership

Extreme Cage Fighting is proud to call Amazura Nightclub its home. Through our partnership with this iconic venue, we aim to continue the tradition of delivering world-class combat sports events to our passionate audience. Together, we strive to create unforgettable experiences and write the next chapter in the history of combat sports at Amazura Nightclub.



Amazura Nightclub is located at 91-12 144th Pl, Queens, NY 11435, in Jamaica, Queens. Whether you’re arriving by car, public transportation, or rideshare service, getting to the venue is easy and hassle-free.

Contact ECF

Corporate: (516) 341 7555
Address: 2911 Long Beach Road, Oceanside, New York 11572 (Official Headquarters)


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next fight event via our contact form.


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next fight event via our contact form.