NAFC KnockOut Kings Muay Thai and Kickboxing Road To Glory: Historic Eagles Club Grand Ballroom Results
Saturday night, May 11, at the historic Eagles Club Grand Ballroom in Milwaukee, North American Fighting Championships presented Knockout Kings Road to Glory featured an 8-man lightweight Muay Thai tournament. The undercard began at 4 p.m. featuring 17 amateur bouts. The main card started at 7:30 p.m. with a reserved match in case any fighter cannot continue due to injury. Main card consisted of 13 bouts.
NAFC Knockout Kings Muay Thai and Kickboxing, Road To Glory at the Eagles Club Grand Ballroom in Milwaukee, Waukesha-MMA had a successful evening this past Saturday, May 11, in front of a large Milwaukee crowd. Head trainer and owner, Reese “Old Man” Shaner’s students went 4-1 on the day. The successful night Waukesha-MMA had continues to show the positive culture Shaner has built at the gym.
Lac Du Flambeau- King of the Cage at the Lake of the Torches Casino delivered action packed mixed martial arts once again Saturday night. The card had eleven bouts, all with exciting finishes. The fans proved their enjoyment by the loud sold out cheers during each fight. Jay Buck of Gilbert Grappling and Cully “The Mason” Butterfield headlined the main event. The co-main event was between R.T. Hicks and Isaiah Pitts at 185.
At the North American Fighting Championship “BattleGround,” the co-main event was between featherweights, “Captain” Morgan Sickinger and Jose Pacheco. This fight was action packed for the full three rounds and lasted the entire fifteen minutes. The non-stop contest included kicks, strikes, takedowns, reversals, and submission attempts throughout the war between the 145-pounders, March 29 at Potawatomi Bingo Casino.
The North American Fighting Championships main event featured Sergio Pettis of Roufusport-Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Josh Robsinson of EVA/TGA/MIS-Toledo, Ohio. Last time Robinson came to Wisconsin, he defeated Pettis’ team mate Dustin Ortiz. The two fighters went the full three rounds battling an action packed fifteen minutes.
In the first round Pettis came out dancing around the cage as he picked Robinson apart. His nasty kicks landed on various locations of the body of his opponent. In addition to the lumberjack kicks that chopped his foe down, he placed accurate strikes to the dome of Robinson. The lethal combinations forced Robinson to attempt takedowns. They were squashed quickly with ease by the Ultimate Fighting Championship hopeful.
Sharkbite MMA and Fight For a Cause teamed up to co-promote the first installment of Bill Finn's Sharkbite Fighting Championships last night at the Final Approach in Sheboygan Falls, WI. The evening provided a dozen bouts, as well as raising money for the Vets Journey Home charity to aid veterans in the transition to civilian life.
This past weekend the North American Fighting Championship invaded the Wisconsin State Fair Park Products Pavilion to bring fans some great MMA action from the mid-west’s top amateurs. The NAFC started Saturday night's event out with some excellent Pankration matches featuring skilled young competitors.
Rocky Steel and Taylor Torrez battled it out proving these tough kids are the future of fighting generations that are going to even more entertaining and talented then what we have previously seen.
The fans at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds witnessed a freight train blast through his opponent at the “Super Brawl” Saturday night. Larry Watson rolled through his competition like a train blasting in and out of the station.
Watson improved to 2-0 on the amateur level with both wins coming by way of knockout. The lightweight fighter fought his first bout at 170 pounds, and dropped down Saturday night to his ideal weight of 155.
This past Saturday, Feb. 9, the North American Fighting Championship was action packed with 18 fights, including two title bouts. The Wisconsin State Fair-Products Pavilion once again held another outstanding amateur event in Milwaukee. The crowd was filled with loud supporting fans for all the fighters participating in the action.
NAFC Bantamweight and Welterweight titles were the main event in Saturday nights “Super Brawl”. Eric Shelton, fighting out of Miletich Fighting System in Iowa, battled Roufusport’s Andre “Grunt” Attebury for the vacant bantamweight crown.
“I knew he’s a great wrestler,” Shelton said, to the ring announcer. “I would have liked to finish him with my hands,” Shelton said after his victory over Attebury.
Madtown Throwdown kicked off 2013 with a stellar card featuring some of the top fighters Wisconsin has to offer and even on Saturday January 5th when the Green Bay Packers had a wild card playoff game, fans still came out to support the promotion and the competitors involved.
Both the main event and co-main event should have been enough to bring everyone out, in the co main event top lightweights in Wisconsin Rob Couilliard and Tyler Hellenbrand were slated to go to war and in the main event UFC veteran Eric Schaffer was set to take on John Poppie.
Fans lined up inside the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI to get a chance to see the high level of MMA that continues to come through the Madtown Throwdown promotion and once again they were not disappointed.
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