Kentucky Fighting Challenge #47, February 7, 2009 in Lexington, KY (Fighters Still Needed)

I received another press release via email this weekend, and with it, confirmed another show that I'll be covering in the near future. At this point, it's going to be three weekends in a row, starting this weekend.

January 24th - ICF at Turfway Park
January 31st - MMA Big Show at Shimmer's Complex
(And now) February 7th - Kentucky Fighting Challenge at 4 Seasons.

For the full details from the press release that KYFC promoter Jimmy Mc sent me, check after the jump.

From a Press Release:


With special guests JUNIE BROWNING and CARLSON GRACIE JR. Junie is Lexington's first fighter to be on The Ultimate Fighter reality show. Carlson Gracie Jr. is the world renowned Brazilian BJJ Champion and owner of the Gracie Federation Academy. This fight will be held at 4 Season's Gym in Lexington Ky. on Feb.7th.

The doors open at 6:30 P.M. and fight starts at 8:00 P.M. The cost is $20.00 for general admission and $25.00 for a Front Row Seat. We have a few VIP ringside Tables for $200.00 that seat six. We will have food and an MMA clothing vendor. Our last event there was sold out and we had some great fights. If you want to fight on this card or if you want to reserve a Front Row Seats or a VIP Table please call Jimmy Mc ( 859 ) 948-5577 or e-mail to
(happyapple1©peoplepc.com ) or see our website here.

KYFC is Kentucky's longest running MMA promotion. The majority of Jimmy Mc's events feature amateur fighters, but the events are still great to watch. KYFC # 44 was actually the first regional event I attended, and it's where I met Jason Stanley, a fighter I interviewed here.

Jimmy hosts great events, and I'm looking forward to this one. Not to mention, getting to meet Junie and Carlson Gracie, Jr. will be cool, too.

(Editor's Note - today I received an email from Jimmy Mc stating that he still needs fighters for the event. I'll list the weights (and the fighter's record) that Jimmy said are still needed - if you're interested, contact Jimmy at the phone or email above.)

(1)135lb. 1-5
(2)145lb. 7-1
(3)145lb. 18-5
(4)155lb. 1-0
(5)185lb. 1-0
(6)205lb. 1-0
(7)hvywt. 4-1
(8)hvywt. 0-0
(9)s.hvy. 3-1.


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