NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, Nashville-based mixed martial arts promotion, Gameness Fighting Championship will host “GFC 6” at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds Sports Arena. Although the organization has put on some great cards in the past, none of them compare to what is coming next weekend.
Leading the charge will be a light heavyweight match-up between local fan favorite, UFC veteran, and Nemesis MMA head coach, Josh “The Warhammer” Schockman (10-2), taking on Reed Cook (7-3), fighting out of Allstar MMA in Fayetteville,Ark.
Adding some great talent to the card will be Team Lloyd Irvin out of Baltimore, Md., who is sending down a group of fighters, including UWC bantamweight champion Mike “The Hulk” Easton (9-1), who is taking on Tom Ahrens (11-6), out of Team Intensity in Ft. Dodge, Iowa.
Also representing Team Lloyd Irvin is Timothy Woods (5-2), taking on Rob Morrow (6-6), who is fighting out of Gilbert Grappling in Lockport, Ill., and Ron Stallings (6-4), taking on Fred Weaver (7-3), out of Champion’s Freestlye MMA in Birmingham, Ala.
Nashville MMA jiu-jitsu coach, Lloyd Irvin black belt, and Pan American grappling champion, Shawn Hammonds (0-0), will be making his highly anticipated pro mixed martial arts debut against Daniel Vizcaya (2-0), representing Power Martial Arts in Plano, Ill.
With eight professional bouts and 14 amateur bouts scheduled for this card, middle Tennessee is in for one enormous night of quality action. Doors open at 6:00 p.m and the fights start at 7:00 p.m. For tickets, call 615-777-9350 or order online at www.nashvillecagefights.com. We will see you there!
“GFC 6” fight card:
- 205 Josh Shockman (Nemesis MMA-Murfreesboro, TN.) 10-2 vs Reed Cook (Allstar MMA-Fayetteville, AR.) 7-3
- 135 Mike Easton (Team Lloyd Irvin-Baltimore, MD.) 9-1 vs Tom Ahrens (Team Intensity-Ft. Dodge, IA.) 11-6
- 170 Dustin West (NMMA-Nashville, TN.) 3-3 vs Marcus Fletcher (PCAS-Atlanta, GA.) 2-2
- 185 Timothy (Rashad) Woods (Team Lloyd Irvin-Baltimore, MD.) 5-2 vs Rob Morrow (Gilbert Grappling-Lockport, IL.) 6-6
- 135 Dustin Ortiz (NMMA-Nashville, TN.) 7-1 vs Lucas Thomas (Rockstar MMA-White House, TN.) 5-4
- 185 Ron Stallings (Team Lloyd Irvin-Baltimore, MD.) 6-4 vs Fred Weaver (Champion’s Freestyle MMA-Birmingham, AL.) 7-3
- 130 Cory Alexander (Team Wildside-Clarksville, TN.) 1-2 vs Andrew Higgins (Fusion MMA-Marietta, GA.) 2-0
- 185 Shawn Hammonds (NMMA-Nashville, TN.) 0-0 vs Daniel Vizcaya (Power Martial Arts-Plano, IL.) 2-0
- 155 Chris Camacho (NMMA/D1-Nashville, TN.) 1-0 vs Tyler Sly (Champions Freestyle MMA-Birmingham, AL.) 1-0
- 165 JC Cuffey (Team Lloyd Irvin-Baltimore, MD.) 2-0 vs Nick Oliver (Dela Riva-Daytona Beach, FL.) 1-1
- 155 Ben Atchley (Independent-Nashville, TN.) 1-1 vs Craig Craddock (Titan MMA-Nashville, TN.) 2-2
- 170 Josh Phelps (MMA & Catchwrestling-Smith’s Grove, KY.) 0-1 vs Ben Ultsemer (Champion’s Freestyle MMA-Birmingham, AL.) 1-1
- 155 Angelo Gisante (Free World MMA-Murfreesboro, TN.) 0-0 vs Rod Reddock (Champion’s Freestyle MMA-Birmingham, AL.) 0-0
- Hvy Alexander Grigorenko (KO Boxing-Atlanta, GA.) 0-0 vs Walter Harris (Champion’s Freestyle MMA-Birmingham, AL.) 1-1
- 155 Delonzio Jackson (Team Lloyd Irvin-Baltimore, MD.) 1-0 vs Mark Gill (Dela Riva/Top Dog MMA-Lakeland, FL.) 0-0
- Hvy Nate Shearon (NMMA-Nashville, TN.) 1-0 vs Sheldon McLoud (Independent-Louisville, KY.) 0-0
- 125 Kenny Ford (Stone Warrior-Ashland City, TN.) 1-0 vs Thorlief Larsen (MMA & Catchwrestling-Smith’s Grove, KY.) 0-1
- 175 Greg Taylor (Armbar MMA-Mt. Juliet, TN.) 2-2 vs Mike McCusker (Dela Riva-Daytona Beach, FL.) 1-0
- 160 Kenny Degenhart (NMMA-Nashville, TN.) 2-1 vs Braedon Ward (MMA & Catchwrestling-Smith’s Grove, KY.) 3-0
- 145 Brandon Shelton (Team Wildside-Clarksville, TN.) 3-3 vs Jordan Alvis (IMA-Lebanon, TN.) 2-0
- 205 Danny Jones (Nemesis MMA-Murfreesboro, TN.) 2-0 vs David Baker (Independent-Louisville, KY.) 0-1
- Hvy Ashley Gooch (NMMA-Nashville, TN.) 2-1 vs Nathan Hooten (Free World MMA-Murfreesboro, TN.) 1-2
(Fight card subject to change without notice)