Fans invited to Friday's World Series of Fighting 4 weigh-ins in ontario, Calif.
Aug 8, 2013
(PRESS RELEASE) -- LAS VEGAS (Aug. 6, 2013) – It's fight week in
Ontario, Calif., and fans are invited to attend Friday's "World
Series of Fighting 4: Spong vs. DeAnda" official weigh-ins.
Dave & Buster's, located in Ontario at 4821 Mills Circle, hosts
the proceedings, and fighters are scheduled to step on the scale at
4 p.m. PT local time. The ceremony is free and open to the public.
Those who can't attend the weigh-in can still watch the session on
World Series of Fighting's official website, WSOF.com.
The NBC Sports Network-televised World Series of Fighting 4 event
takes place this Saturday, Aug. 10, at the nearby Citizens Business
Bank Arena and features a light heavyweight showdown between world
kickboxing champion turned unbeaten MMA upstart Tyrone Spong
(1-0) and fellow hard-hitting knockout artist Angel DeAnda
Tickets for the huge, 10-fight event start at just $29 and are on
sale at AXS.com, the Citizens Business Bank Arena box office and
charge-by-phone at (888) 929-7849.
In the night's co-feature, red-hot Marlon
Moraes (10-4-1) of Jupiter, Fla., battles fellow fast-rising
Hempleman (9-1) of Boise, Idaho. The 25-year-old Moraes is
coming off his fourth consecutive victory – a stunning first-round
knockout of rival star Tyson Nam by way
of head kick at March's World Series of Fighting 2 event – while
Hempleman is a winner of six consecutive fights.
In other main card action, World Series of Fighting president and
six-time world kickboxing champion Ray Sefo (2-1) of
Las Vegas will shed his business attire and briefcase and put on
his fighting trunks and combat gloves to face heavy-handed knockout
artist Dave Huckaba
(20-5) of Sacramento, Calif.
Additionally, undefeated phenomenon "Notorious" Nick Newell
(9-0) of Springfield, Mass., squares off with fellow lightweight
Caldwell (9-1) of Moultrie, Ga. And in the night's first
main-card contest, Tyson
Griffin (16-6) of Santa Rosa, Calif., meets fellow lightweight
Cavalcante (17-7-1) of Deerfield Beach, Fla.
Saturday night's live, two-and-a-half-hour NBC Sports Network
telecast of the World Series of Fighting 4 main card begins at 7:30
p.m. PT local time (10:30 p.m. ET). The night's preliminary bouts
stream live on WSOF.com.
ABOUT WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING Based in Las Vegas, the fight
capital of the world, World Series of Fighting is a professional
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated to delivering an
incredible, action-packed entertainment experience for fight fans
by producing the best possible matchups between elite fighters from
around the globe. For more information please visit WSOF.com.
Follow World Series of Fighting on Twitter @MMAWorldSeries.
ABOUT CITIZENS BUSINESS BANK ARENA Citizens Business Bank Arena,
built and owned by the City of Ontario, operated by AEG Facilities,
includes 9,500 fixed seats with additional “portable” seating
risers to accommodate capacities of 11,089 for concerts, 9,736 for
ice hockey and 10,832 for basketball. The 225,000 square foot venue
features 36 luxury suites located on two levels and a continuous
concourse hosting a variety of refreshment stands, merchandise
kiosks, a VIP club and other fan amenities. Citizens Business Bank
Arena hosts ice hockey and a variety of other sporting
competitions, concerts, family shows, special events, conventions,
school and community activities as well as private events. The
Arena is home to Ontario Reign, an ECHL Premier AA Hockey Team. The
venue is the biggest and most modern arena within the Inland
Empire, an area with over 4.1 million people. It is located in the
City of Ontario, on a 37-acre parcel located between Haven Avenue
and Milliken Avenue, Fourth Street and the I-10 Freeway. For more
information and future updates please visit: CBBankArena.com
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football, college basketball, college hockey, outdoor programming,
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