This Week in Michigan MMA (Through February 28, 2010)

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Detroit’s Joe Louis Fist Photographed by Jess Bournay.

Great things are happening this weekend in the Great Lakes state, at least where Mixed Martial Arts is concerned. Last weekend was a little quiet, but this weekend, we’ve got three great events in three parts of the state, so don’t miss out on the MMA action. Keep on reading for everything you need to know about what’s going on around the state, and who’s going to be punching who this weekend.

Gladiatorial Games V is happening Saturday February 27th at the 59 West Entertainment Complex (786 West Highland Rd. (M-59), Highland, MI 48357, (248) 889-3004).

The doors open at 6PM, and the fighting begins at 7:30PM. All ages welcome, but anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are on sale now at the Gladiatorial Games Website.


Ground and Pound Promotions presents G.P.P.-XII Saturday night in Grandville MI at the Rivertown Sports Complex. “Cage of Rage” starts at 7:30, with the doors opening at 6PM.

You can get tickets online at Ground and Pound online, and parking is free. Tickets are $25 for general cheap jerseys wholesale admission, $50 cage side, $400 for Little a full table on the cage, or oakley sunglasses for men $300 for a full table off the cage.

Your entertainment for the evening is as follows:
Mike Childs will take on Clay Belka for the 155 lb. title.
Also on the fight card*:
David MCClenden vs. Les Esterly
Steven Blink vs. Jake Hiemstra
Logan vs. Ramone
Randy Wiggens vs. Angel Garcia
Alfred Chandler vs. Tom Hangstebach
Mark Christianson vs. David Lange
Cameron Snyder vs. Andrew Chandler
Alex Kostzewa vs. Roger Carpenter
Tyree Russell vs. Raymond Shavor
Carl Wintrom vs. Shawn Shoop
Josh Leighty vs. Eric Belka
Gagon Sandu vs. Bobby Simmons
Ben Birdsall vs. Terry VanAntwerp
Denato Richardson vs. Mitch Stadel
Adam Miles vs. Tyler Ray
Ryan Bomen vs. Mike Lushner
Joe Ryan vs. Scott Baird
*The fight card doesn’t necessarily depict the fight order, and is subject to change.


Cagemaster Promotions presents “Eruption” on Saturday night at the Holiday Inn University Ballroom (1005 Perry Ave) in Big Rapids, MI. Doors open at 7PM, fights start at 8PM.

The poster says there will be 15 LIVE Vegas Style Cagefights.

Tickets start at $25 and are available at CageMaterPromotions.com or by calling 800-838-3006. Tickets also available at Tan Lines on Perry St. behind Applebee’s and Altered Tattoos and Body Piercing in Cadillac. All ages are welcome.


<a cheap oakleys href=”http://www.fightmichigan.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/bhblogo.jpg”>On Sunday from 12:30 – 3:00PM, Big House Boxing in Lansing, MI is hosting a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Seminar.

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Chet Schemahorn comes to Big House.

Chet has his Black Belt under Grandmaster Rorion Gracie. He is the only Level 3 certified instructor in the US and highest ranking American Instructor at the throwback jerseys Gracie Academy.

Chet has been training in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu for over 14 years.

Where: Big House Boxing (1131 May St., Lansing, MI)
Cost:45$
Contact Ba @ (810) 357-9472 or sign up in the gym