This Week on GFL.tv
Program Lineup Through Friday August 9
|Sat Aug 3 4:00PM ET||MMA||Cage Rage 12 – Heatwave||$9.99|
|Sat Aug 3 8:00PM ET||Wrestling||IZW Adrenaline: Aug 3, 2013||$4.99|
|Sat Aug 3 8:00PM ET||MuayThai||Battle at Ballys 3 – Take-on Productions||$14.99|
|Sat Aug 3 10:00PM ET||MMA||Cage Warrior Combat VI||$9.99|
Battle at Ballys 3 – Take-on Productions
Sat Aug 3 8:00PM ET
New York, NY (July 11, 2013) – TaKe-On Productions announced the return of full rules Muay Thai Kickboxing to Atlantic City with “Battle at Bally’s III,” a professional and amateur Muay Thai event set to take place on Saturday, August 3 in the Grand Ballroom at Bally’s Casino. Sanctioned by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board, this event will feature a fight card that includes today’s best professional and amateur Muay Thai fighters, competing under full Thai rules which allow for forceful knee and elbow strikes.
“We are excited to bring Take-On Muay Thai back to Bally’s Atlantic City for the third consecutive year, giving a chance for NJ, PA and MA fighters to showcase their skills closer to home, as well as keep Muay Thai at the fore front of combat sports” said Eddie Cuello, president, TaKe-On Productions. “Our fighters will enjoy wide exposure being in the AC spotlight along with being broadcast on Comcast Sports Net.”
Battle at Bally’s III explosive main event will feature WBC #1 ranked, WKA North American, and Golden Gloves Champion Rami Ibrahim against Bronx Native and now owner of Janjira Muay Thai Andy Zerger in a 5 round full Thai rules bout. This fight has been in the making since the first Battle at Bally’s in 2011 and is expected to be a top candidate for New Jersey Muay Thai fight of the year.
Female fighters will also take center stage at Battle at Bally’s III with WKA and TBA Champion Jess Ng (8-2) taking on WKA Champion Kit Fung (4-2) in 5 rounds under full Thai rules. Expected to be one of the Best Female Fights of 2013, as these two ferocious competitors will finally have a chance to settle who is the top contender in the Take On Ring.
In more action, Georgui Smaguin seeks to get back on track against Brian Hansen, who stands undefeated in the TaKe On Ring and holds very impressive Knock Out wins against top opponents.
In still more action, Christopher Williams, the Canadian WKA and TBA Champ is looking to establish dominance in the Take On Ring against Omar Estevez who has been very impressive since training extensively in Thailand. The Winner will get a Take On Welterweight Title shot in November at MSG.
Laurel Halloway (14-4), the WKA and TBA champion will make her return to the Take-On ring against ferocious Brandice Peltier (5-0).
Cage Warrior Combat VI
Sat Aug 3 10:00PM ET
Hard hitting MMA action returns as “Cage Warrior Combat VI” plans to tear the roof off on August 3 at The Point Casino in Kingston, Washington live on the GFL Combat Sports Network. CWC events are the premier MMA shows in the Pacific Northwest as they are the proving grounds for tomorrow’s future stars and champions. This 14-bout card is sure to highlight the rising blue chip prospects in and around Washington State.
In the main event, WEC veteran Mike Joy (8-6) battles Cory Vombaur (6-2). Joy is a longtime veteran to MMA and has taken on some of the top 145 lb fighters in the world. Joy possesses a well-rounded MMA game and is equally dangerous with his strikes and with his submissions. He will bring a big-fight experience advantage into the showdown with Vombaur and look to push the action in the very beginning hoping to overwhelm his opponent. A solid win by Joy here could turn a lot of heads. Vombaur is also looking to grab people’s attention in this fight as the gritty Washington native is on a 2-fight win streak and already holds a title with another organization. Vombaur is a crafty veteran as 5 of his 6 wins have come via stoppage and he likes to mix up his attacks which always keeps him coming forward in this fights. The winner of this bout will be able to lay claim as the #1 regional featherweight in the Pacific Northwest. Expect a barnburner from these two as they will be looking to finish the fight early.
In the co-main event, AJ Weber (1-2) fights Ben Haley (1-0). Weber had a solid amateur career but suffered a couple tough losses as a pro. Weber looks to improve his record to .500 as he takes on another rising prospect. Haley is undefeated in one fight, winning via submission in the first round. Along with a solid grappling background, Haley likes to throw hands and is dangerous when his combos start to fly.
West Coast MMA is ready to deliver again! Be sure to catch all of the action, LIVE on August 3 as Dark Horse Entertainment presents “Cage Warrior Combat VI” exclusively at GFL.tv.For full fight card and more details about this event, visit gfl.tv or click here
Cage Rage 12 – Heatwave
Sat Aug 3 4:00PM ET
Canadian Cage Rage, Atlantic Canada’s premier Amateur MMA organization, returns with “Cage Rage Heatwave” on August 3 at the Lion’s Club in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. This stacked amateur card is sure to heat up the night as these fighters go toe to toe in what will be a mega card with 25 to 30 fights in one night!
In the main event, Christien Savoie (2-0) battles Jeff Brake (2-3) for the CECR Middleweight Title. The undefeated Savoie had both wins via KO in round one and is a feared striker because he can knockout his opponents with either hand. Savoie is a rising star in Eastern Canada and is looking to cement his place in the game with another dominant first round stoppage. Brake is coming off a tough decision loss where many spectators believed he won the fight. Brake has never been stopped in 5 fights but both of his wins have come by way of KO or submission. Brake has tremendouse heart and cardio and will look to test Savoie early and often. Both Savoie and Brake come into the fight looking for their first title so expect their to be fireworks early on. Don’t blink because one of these gladiators will be going out on his shield most likely.
In the co-main event, Richard Huard (2-0) takes on Manual Barroeta (0-0) at a catchweight of 150 lb. Huard is a grappling specialist as each of his wins have come via tapout, both in the first round where neither opponent lasted more than two minutes. Huard has multiplte attacks on the ground and is feared for his armbars, armlocks and a variety of chokes. Huard is constantly looking for a finish. Barroeta makes his debut as the Venezuela transplant now living in New Brunswick has a solid challenge in front of him. Barroeta is known for having great cardio, but his MMA game has never been established in the cage. Look for Huard to go for a takedown early and try and put Barroeta’s grappling game to the test.
Look for Cage Rage to continue to present hard hitting MMA action on GFL.tv. “Cage Rage Heatwave” on August 3 will showcase the rising amatuers and blue chip prospects hailing from Canada’s Eastern region. Don’t miss this show to watch the future stars oftomorrow, compete today.For full fight card and more details about this event, visit gfl.tv or click here