Posted on September 6th, 2011 in CFC 7 | No Comments »
Canadian Fighting Championship’s card is now official for its spectacular night of combat on Saturday, September 10th. CFC 7 will once again showcase Manitoba’s best fighters and best fight promotion at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.
Main eventing the evening will be Winnipeg’s ‘Dangerous’ Dave Zuniga in a championship fight. After sharpening his Muay Thai game in Thailand, Zuniga returns to fight in front of his home audience for the first time in two years. Zuniga will face Detroit’s Cyrus Washington for the IKF North American Middleweight title.
Who is the best Manitoban MMA fighter in the Welterweight division? The CFC 7 semi-main event will answer this question as the ultra-tough Chris Stranger from Peguis, Manitoba will take on the technically superior Lindsey Hawkes.
In other MMA action, a Winnipeg fighter will look to stay unbeaten in Canadian Fighting Championship competition. Eric Perez, 5-0 in the CFC, will face Tony Bibby in hopes to remain unbeaten. Perez always brings fans to their feet with his electrifying performances at the Winnipeg Convention Centre. This promises to be another stand up war and one of Perez’ stiffest tests to date.
In addition to those three great fights, fans can witness Duke Roufus‘ protege Sergio Pettis‘ professional MMA debut. Roufus was voted trainer of the year in 2010 and Sergio is one of his top students. Sergio is the brother of former WEC champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis and will follow in his brother’s MMA footsteps in the CFC ring on September 10th. Both Anthony Pettis and Duke Roufus will be in attendance for Sergio’s first pro fight.
Fans can pick up tickets from http://canadianfighting.com/tickets, but you better do it soon. Table tickets are being snapped up, but there are still general admission seats available for $25. Remember that fans 16 and older can attend.
The card will be a mix of Muay Thai and MMA. It will also feature professional and amateur fights. Fans can watch the amateur fights starting at 4pm on September 10th. The main card featuring 11 professional fights will commence at 8pm.
Other Manitoba fighters scheduled to appear include Serge Rochon, Dwight Sutherland, Luis Cepeda, Mark Durant, Travis Gervais, David Quangvan, Jon Henderson, and Kyle Oliveira.
Make sure you do not miss out on the best night of fights in Winnipeg in 2011!
Here is the lineup for the pro card that starts at 8pm on Saturday, September 10th:
Dave Zuniga vs. Cyrus Washington (Muay Thai)
* for the IKF North American Middleweight title
Chris Stranger vs. Lindsey Hawkes (MMA)
Eric Perez vs. Tony Bibby (MMA)
Serge Rochon vs. Dwight Sutherland (MMA)
Luis Cepeda vs. Markhaile Wedderburn (Muay Thai)
Mark Durant vs. Will Romero (Muay Thai)
Travis Gervais vs. Ken MacLeod (MMA)
Sergio Pettis vs. Kyle Vivian (MMA)
David Quangvan vs. Randy Rowe (MMA)
Jon Henderson vs. Kirk Bovell (Muay Thai)
Kyle Oliveira vs. George Carlos (MMA)
The Amateur card of up to eight fights will begin at 4pm on Saturday, September 10th.
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