This Week in Michigan MMA (Through August 1, 2010)

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It’s another busy weekend for Michigan MMA. We’ve got at least two seminars and at least six cagefighting events for all your MMA entertainment needs. At least two of the events will be broadcast live over the internet. Keep reading to find a show or a seminar near you this weekend.

Sat Jul 31, 2010

MMARCS MMA Referee/Judge Seminar Weekend-ABC Recognized

Sat Jul 31, 2010
(8am-5pm) –
Sun Aug 1, 2010

Where: American Martial Arts & Fitness Academy, 15990 S. Old US-27, Lansing, MI

Description: Consider attending an ABC recognized MMA Referee Training Seminar with MMARCS. MMARCS has been approved as one of six ABC recognized MMA Referee trainers in North America. For more information and to sign up go to or email MMARCS at Cost for the entire weekend is $300.00. A written and practical test will be given to pass the course. Passing the course DOES NOT indicate that you
will obtain a license from ANY Athletic Commission or work from various promoters.
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11am – 1pm

Seminar @ GRMMA w/ Mark Coleman and Wes Sims

Where: GRMMA Gym – 1111 Godfrey St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503

5:30pm – 11:30pm

Michigan Elite Cagefighting – Showdown at the Summit

Where: The Summit 9410 Davis Hwy, Diamondale, MI 48821

Description: Showdown at The Summit, July 31. Brandon Johnson vs John Villegas, Justin Houghton vs Cody Stammen, Dequan Townsend vs David Newport. Carnell Giles 15-1 vs Josh Mier 14-0. Other fighters scheduled to appear include Skeeter Kittles, Jeff Martinez, Justin Jaynes, Jennifer Kelly ,Frank Sade, Scott Skriba, Kalon Budd. Tables and 1st & 2nd row are already sold.
Tickets available at West Saginaw Blimpies or by calling 517-977-6580 Special Guests for the weigh in’s on Friday (5pm) at Trippers in Frandor from 5-9. 3 time UFC World Champion Mark “The Hammer” Coleman and Wes Sims from The Ultimate Fighter will be present for a meet and greet with the fans and fighters. Brought to you by Bonafide Tough Guy.

6pm – 11:30pm

American Elite Cagefighting 6

Where: Jimmy’s Pub & Grub | 135 North Bridge Street, Belding, MI

Description: AEC is honored cheap football jerseys to welcome special guests UFC fighter Wes Sims and UFC Hall of Famer Mark “The Hammer” Coleman! Adult tickets are $20 online or $25 at the door. All pre-sale ticket holders may enter the event 30 minutes prior to non-ticket holders.

6pm – 11:30pm

FCFL – Uptown Beatdown

Where: Uptown Grill 3100 E. West Maple, Walled Lake, MI 48390

Description: Full Contact Fight League and Gordon Shell’s Shotgun Entertainment have joined forces to present the Ultimate Cage Fight of the Summer! This event will have a minimum of 12 action packed fights including 3 Title Fights, economy fighters from around the country have already started signing up; this won’t be your average “every weekend” cage fight, this is going to be a night of non-stop action with some of the toughest fighters in the country. Hosting the event….
Uptown Grille! Offering an experience like no other, live bands, premium menu in the food tents, beer tents, shot girls, give aways, Fight wear booths, Swimwear booth and model search, wholesale football jerseys china and much more. During the event, Detroit In
Focus will be filming the final scenes for a “Reality Show”, come be a part of the show as an extra or maybe a star! Also in attendance will be the coordinators of “Michigan Amazing Race“, as they search for the final teams to participate in their 200-(4) person team Amazing Race to benefit “Special Olympics” of Michigan, October 17th, 2010.,, and Tickets for VIP and General admission available at Uptown Grille or online at or call 1-877-mma-tixx to order by phone. This event will be available via pay-per-view @
Want to fight? Want to be a sponsor? Want information? Contact: Gordon Shell @ or 616-293-6170 or Scott Boyd @ or 586-634-0536
12 fights, including 3 Full Contact Fight League belt fights Live music by HUSH and Guests DJ Atwater Brewing Company
FCFL Ring Girls Garage Muscle Rebel Girl USA Knuckle Inc. Empire Seven Validation Fightwear US Army Farmer Boyz, Motorcyle stunt team Wilson Limos Detroit In Focus Diamond Photo Nelson Graphics Premium Uptown Grille food tents Live Pay-per-view via Special color commentary by Undefeated Michigan Pro fighter Dan “Pac Man” Langbeen Lighting by the best Robert Muccino, the best in the biz Cheap Jerseys From China Phil “The Voice” Davey on the Microphone Final filming of reality show Shot Girls Special guests and more being added daily! How are we going to fit it all into one show?
Come see us having fun doing it! Uptown Beatdown! Get your tix at Uptown Grill or at
RSVP on the Facebook Event Page!

6:30pm – 11:30pm

Triple X Cagefighting: Revenge

Where: Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 17123 North Laurel Park Drive, Livonia, MI

Description: TXC Flyweight (125) lbs Championship Dean Nassor Vs Mike Guerrero TXC Welterweight (170) lbs Championship (Champion) Corey Odell Vs Jason Riley TXC Featherweight (145) lbs Championship (Champion) Kyle Brammer Vs Chris Moore TXC Heavyweight Championship (Champion) Ryan Pokryfky Vs Donnier Laramie Triple X Cagefighting is Proud to bring you an evening of action packed MIXED MARTIAL ARTS. Come witness the fastest growing sport in the world first hand…Tickets Start @ $25 … VIP Cage side Tables (10 People) $400-500.
Don’t wait limited seating Available.
Tickets on Sale now @ TXCLIVE.COM, or Contact call 248-252-0427. If you cant make it to the event be sure to log on to TXCLIVE.COM for a live PPV broadcast of the show ($4.99) Come see why is the best Amateur Promotion Co. in the State
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7pm – 11pm

Amateur Combat Sports: Meltdown at the Optimist

Where: The Optimist Ice Arena, 1300 North St., Jackson, MI

Description: Amateur Combat Sports is back for another huge show in Jackson MI. We’re also having a raffle and all money raised will be donated to ‘The American Cancer Society’. All alcohol sales will go to the Ellison Foundation to help indigent fighters. 3 TITLES UP FOR GRABS! Main Event Bryan West defending his 205 belt against Adam Trombley Jack Ho Vs Kurt Schroyer for the 145 belt.
TICKETS: $15 – General admission
$25 – Seating
$50 – Cageside
PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS AT: – Powerhouse Gym – Jackson MI – Buffalo BBQ Wings – Jackson MI – (online ticket purchasing coming soon!) – OR call Jason Stoner at 517-416-2145
This will be a great show, I hope everyone can make it out, you won’t want to miss this!
RSVP on the Facebook Event Page!

7pm – 11pm

Caged Aggression 14 “Domination”

Where: Ground Zero @ The Streets Building, 1669 S. Garfield Ave, Traverse City, MI

Description: Northern Michigan’s Two Largest Promoters unite for whats guaranteed to be the
Norths Biggest Mixed Martial Arts event ever! Big John Yuebanks and Christos “The Mad Cheap Jordan Shoes Greek” Piliafas It was only a matter of time people. Northern Michigan’s #1 night club has teamed up with Northern Michigan’s Top MMA promoters . Caged Aggression Is proud to announce its next event “DOMINATION” will be held inside of Ground Zero Saturday July 31ST!!!!. Come see the areas top Mixed Martial Artists give it there all inside a 20′ x 20′ hexagon cage in the middle of Ground Zero’s dance floor.. Come see for yourself why Caged Aggression is the #1 MMA event in the Traverse City area. These Local Fighters oakley sunglasses sale will be stepping into the cage. DOORS OPEN AT 7 FIGHTS START AT 8PM 18 AND UP WITH PROPER ID TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE @ WWW.GROUNDZEROONLINE.COM LIDS INSIDE THE GRAND TRAVERSE MALL OR B FITNESS ON CASS WANNA FIGHT OR SPONSOR PLEASE CALL 248-755-9979 THESE LOCAL FIGHTERS WILL BE STEPPING
INTO THE CAGE! Danny Thomas Joshua Stephenson Andre Griffis Kelly True RJ Scruggs Warren Niewiadomski Brian Buckley Adam Evans Cody Vandonkleaar Donnie Turner Mike Opper Keith Thomas Zielinski Brandon Beard Kyle Miller Brandon Kurtzal Brice Hogarth Jake Armstrong Matt Felski Chris Boyd Brian Rowles Josh Boyer Eulogia Garza Joe Beckwith
Jared Prusick Alex Zakusylo Robin Smith Kevin Stachnik Louie Roman Marshal Mikula AND MORE… TICKETS WONT
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