Sports Briefs: California Xtreme Fighting lightweight tourney gets underway in Burbank

CXF 8 delivers action in Burbank

An action-packed California Xtreme Fighting card came and went on Saturday evening at the Los Angeles-Burbank Marriott Convention Center.

Of the 10 bouts, only one went to decision in the Lights Out Promotions/Bash Boxing CXF 8: Cali Kings card that showcased the first round of the promotion’s eight-man lightweight tournament to determine the first-ever Cali King.

In local, non-tournament action, Hoover High product Edmen Shahbazyan continued an impressive start to his professional career as the Glendale Fighting Club trainee improved to 3-0 with a first-round technical knockout of Dejon Daniels (0-2) in their 185-pound...