This Week in Michigan MMA (Through March 21, 2010)

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We’ve got a bunch of events going on this weekend around the state, so, as usual, you have no excuse not to see someone get knocked out, choked out, or tapped out. The weekend kicks off Saturday morning at 8am with Marc Fennell’s MMA Referee and Judge Certification Seminar, and includes both amateur and professional shows. Keep reading for all the details you need to get your fill of fighting this weekend.

Is Proud To Present
Mixed Martial Arts
Referee and Judge Certification Seminar
International MMA Referee: Marc Fennell

Have you ever considered becoming a mixed martial arts referee of want to refine your skills? Do you cheap nfl jerseys want to know what it takes to become an educated Referee?
Now is your opportunity.
With the explosion of MMA; Promoters, Fighters & Fans deserve an educated MMA Official at their events. Consider taking a 2.5 day seminar with an International MMA Referee: Marc Fennell.

Marc has experience as an international MMA Referee and has been in the cage to referee over a thousand fights. He has been assigned to referee throughout the Midwest, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Canada, KOTC, and the UFC at UFC 90 in Chicago.

Some of the topics that will be covered include but not limited to: Fouls, rules, pre-fight and post fight responsibilities, positioning, mechanics and much more.

You Streaming will not only learn about being a referee, but most importantly, how to perform these tasks properly with consistency keeping in mind of fighters safety.

The instructional portion of this seminar will provide you with vital information in taking your first steps to becoming a quality referee. The hands on portion offer the opportunity of refereeing simulated bouts ( sparring sessions ) with skilled fighters in a live session.

Contact Person: Daniel Smith
American Martial Arts Academy
Phone: 517-372-1482
Seminar Location: 15990 S. US 27
Lansing, MI 48906

Time & Date: Saturday & Sunday March 27 & 28, 2010
8:00am to 5:00pm both days with a 1 hour break for lunch

Tuition: $200.00

Space is limited to only 20 people so early registration Cheap Ray Bans is suggested. For more information you may also contact Marc Fennell at: or

On Saturday: Full Contact Fight League presents Brawl At The Hall Saturday March 20th at the Imperial House in Clinton Township.

15+ exciting FCFL cage fights, fighters from across U.S. and Canada.

Live band Powder Keg, with Bigfoot DJs spinning the jams!

This is Promoter Scott Boyd’s second show, and his first show was a bonafide crowd pleaser. FightMichigan is looking forward to attending this show and letting you know who won and who didn’t early next week. Get more details at

Warrior Xtreme Cagefighting returns to the Taylor Town Trade Center in Taylor Michigan for the T-Town Beatdown 3.

It’s an all ages event. Doors open at 6pm and the fighting starts at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $20 GA, $40 Cageside, And tables are $250. Call 734-799-1136 or go to the Trade Center Box Office to get your tickets.

Head to or for more information.

20 Live Vegas Style Cagefights! Cagemaster Promotions presents Midland Mass Destruction at The Great Hall (5121 Bay City Rd., Midland, MI).

Big John’s Bad Boys will battle it out! Names on the poster include: AJ Jackson, Kwame Larry, Dustin Valliere, Rob Delgado, Mike Cruz and Carolyn Biscup.

Doors open at 7pm.
Fights start at 8pm.

Tickets start at $25, all ages welcome.

Visit for more details.

From the XKL press release:

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Xtreme Kombat League (XKL) launches Michigan’s Largest Pro MMA Event “EVOLUTION 1”, March 20th,2010 at The EMU Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

• Many Renown Pro MMA Fighters from around the Nation like Ricco Rodriquez, Jeff Monson, Corey Hill, Ricky Shivers, Eric Smith, and more.
• Michigan’s Biggest Pro MMA Event
• Event date is March 20th,2010 at the Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan. Starts at 7pm
• Weigh Ins to be held on March 19th, 2010 at the Radisson Conference Hotel at 6pm in Livonia, Michigan. Streamed live on

Xtreme Kombat League (XKL) explodes into Michigan to hold the State’s biggest Pro MMA event since the approved legislation of Pro MMA competitions. XKL has been heavily at work setting the ground work for an amazing event. The event that has been title ,”EVOLUTION 1”, takes place at the EMU Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan on March 20th, 2010, starting at 7pm.
“The state of Michigan is a region deep rooted in the spirit of sport! MMA is regarded as the fastest growing sport in the world. With the demand for Pro MMA events at such a high level in the state, it only made sense for us, the XKL, to break into Michigan and put on its biggest Pro MMA event! Our team has created a fight card that will entertain all MMA fans that will be in attendance or watching LIVE Pay Per View on”, stated president Eric Rafiq. This event will set the stage for many national and international events to follow this show.

“The key to any great show is to tap into the enormous amount of talent that circles the industry, attaining fighters that have earned their place in this sport as true Pros. XKL is aimed to retrigger experienced fighters and search out the newest and hottest rising fighters”, said Mr. Rafiq as he looked at the up and coming Fight Card. The Fight Card has been created to give MMA fans some great diverse skill match ups. XKL has acquired some of the industry’s best talent from the best leagues in the world and some hidden talents that will be bursting on to the MMA scene.
Few of these renown MMA Pros are Ricco Rodriquez, Jeff Monson, Corey Hill, Ricky Shivers, Eric Smith, and more. With this much talent in one arena at the same time, the XKL is sure to put on a great show for all that tune in. This is a very intriguing fight card for all MMA enthusiasts.
The event,’EVOLUTION 1”, which is set for March 20th, will be streaming live on 4 separate cameras, via internet. The XKL is moving forward with state of the art live High Definition streaming global broadcasting by joining forces with Pay Per View and This technology now makes it possible to broadcast all XKL MMA events to an astounding 300 million homes in High Definition. and flex their innovative muscle by giving the viewer the ability to switch between Cheap nba Jerseys 4 cameras positioned strategically throughout the arena. Not only showing the fight but giving the viewer the inside scoop on what happens in the locker room prior to the fight. With the purchase of the Pay Per View ticket directly on the website, all viewers receive a bonus viewing of the Weigh Ins held on Friday, March 19th.
The tickets for this event are on sale now! Tickets can be purchased online at and via telephone at 734 487 2282. Viewing the arena and ticket pricing, pricing and seat location is fantastic. Starting at $12 and limited floor seats for $32, all VIP Ringside tables priced at a very affordable $500 (Limited number remaining) are available for booking by Cheap Jordan Shoes contacting 226.339.8070.

For Ticket Purchases:
Tele: 734 487 2282

Cage Combat MMA returns to Wings Stadium.

This event will be taped and aired on National TV on the Fox Sports Network.

Start Time: Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 8:00pm

End Time: Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 1:00am

Location: Wings Stadium, 3600 Vanrick Drive, Kalamazoo, MI

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