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TUF 8 cast member fights to earn “Carolina Crown”

By:  Kelvin Hunt

Carolina Fight Promotions is the best MMA promotion in North Carolina and features some of the best talent on the east coast.  On Saturday, October 11th, Carolina Fight Promotions presents “Carolina Crown” that will take place at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.  This card will be the biggest MMA event in North Carolina history with two titles on the line.

The main event consists of Brandon Garner vs. Matt Horning at 135lbs for the CFP Title.  It should be noted that Garner has been named as a fighter being featured on The Ultimate Fighter 8.  Another CFP title will also be on the line with Nissen Osterneck vs. Aitor Canup at 185lbs.  The remainder of the card rounds out like this:

Professional Bouts
Jon Owens vs. Jarrod Card (145lbs)
Jason Nicholson vs. Matt Taira (155lbs)
Roger Carroll vs. Marcus Thomas (185lbs)
Byron Bloodworth vs. Will Hagerty (140lbs)
Steve Banks vs. Jeremy Stevens (HW Fight)
Jessie Riggleman vs. Valentin Bueno (135lbs)

Amatuer Bouts
Adam Jetton vs. Mike Israel (185lbs)
Joseph Carroll vs. Pete Martin (155lbs)
Champ Tramaine vs. Jon Wier (185lbs)
Grant Harris vs. Scott Kingston (155lbs)
Tomar Washington vs. Dustin Bowden (HW Fight)
Dwight Hyman vs. TBA (HW Fight)

The show kicks off at 7:30pm at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, home of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes.  Tickets are now available via TicketMaster and the RBC Box Office.  This event will also be featuring special musical guest Takedown.

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