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Nov. 25, 2019

CFFC tours Eustis

Cage Fury Fighting Championship representatives, including CFFC president Robert Haydak, toured Fort Eustis’ Third Port, the 128th Aviation Brigade schoolhouse and the CH-47 Chinook helicopter hangars at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 21, 2019. The mixed martial arts promotion company hosted the CFFC event for the JBLE community, which featured four preliminary fights and six main card fights.

Dec. 6, 2017

JBLE welcomes MMA ‘legends’

James Vick, Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight fighter, holds simulated rounds used by a Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter during the Mixed Martial Arts Legends Tour at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Nov. 30, 2017. Along with firing simulated rounds, the UFC visitors learned about the different types of explosive devices an Apache helicopter

Sept. 13, 2017

Warfighters showcase mission to UFC athletes during moral tour

Colby Covington, Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight division fighter, poses for a photo in the back of a CH-47 Chinook trainer at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Sep. 7, 2017. U.S. Army Soldiers at the 128th Aviation Brigade use the CH-47 Chinook to train and learn how to properly use the equipment before flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by

Dec. 16, 2016

Airmen, civilians gain resilience through MMA

As an Ultimate Fighting Championship athlete gets his hands wrapped and steps into the cage for battle, a cold chill runs down his spine; he’s nervous about the challenge ahead. Comparable to UFC fighters preparing for combat, Airmen may get a similar feeling whether preparing for upcoming deployments or hurdling through peaks and valleys throughout their careers.

Dec. 6, 2016

UFC fighters and MMA celebs visit JBLE

Three top-10 athletes from the Ultimate Fighting Championship and three Mixed Martial Arts celebrities will visit Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia on Dec. 8-10, 2016. The group will visit the Langley Lanes at Langley Air Force Base, Va., Dec. 10, 2016 for a free viewing party, where service members and their families will be able to watch UFC 206 alongside the athletes and celebrities.