1/26/11 (Morgantown, WV): With this Saturdays Caged Fury 16 officially selling out earlier this week, the NAAFS in conjunction with Simon’s Promotions and Go Fight Live have announced that Caged Fury 16 will be streamed live for $14.99. Fans can log on to www.NAAFS.tv or www.GFL.tv to watch the event which is set to begin at 7 PM EST.
The main event will showcase 3-time UFC veteran Sean “Big Sexy” McCorkle (13-2) as he collides with undefeated slugger Mike Gordon (4-0) in a super heavyweight battle. “The Big Sexy” comes in riding a three fight win streak as he makes his NAAFS debut against a tough young prospect in Gordon. Gordon is 4-0 as a professional and has finished each of his four opponents in the first round. A win over McCorkle will no doubt put Gordon on the map nationally and could earn him a crack at the coveted NAAFS pro series HW title.
NAAFS Caged Fury 16 will mark one of the state’s first ever sanctioned events which will also feature some of the sport’s top young professional fighters as part of this taped for television fight card. Included will be a history making bout between Ashley Cummins and Stephanie Frausto who’ll become the first females to ever compete in a sanctioned MMA bout in the state of West Virginia. Cummins is widely considered one of the WMMA’s top young prospects with an overall MMA record of 7-0. Frausto (1-2 pro), a Bellator vet and the younger sister of current Bellator world champion Zoila Frausto, hopes that a win over Cummins will catapult her in to the WMMA rankings at 115 lbs.
Bellator veteran Joey “The Hitman” Holt (9-5) returns to the NAAFS after a highlight reel KO over previously undefeated Clint Musser at Bellator 51. Holt faces NAAFS newcomer Nate Hall (6-4) who will look to make a name for himself with a won over a highly touted Holt.
Former NAAFS pro series welterweight contender Mickey Hughes (8-7) will face Bellator vet Brandon Sailing (15-8) at 185 lbs. Hughes has been in the NAAFS cage against the likes of Chris Lozano, Travis Clark, Nick Duell and owns a win over UFC vet Justin Edwards early in his career. Brandon Sailing comes in a winner of three of his last four bouts, with his only defeat in that span coming at Bellator 59.
NAAFS light heavyweight contender Josh Stansbury (12-4) will look for his third straight win when he faces John Opfar (10-4) in an NAAFS contender’s bout. The winner will likely face current champion Dan Spohn for the 205 lbs NAAFS title later in the year.
Caged Fury 16 Updated Fight Card:
170 lbs – Brandon Becker 2-0 (Hoosier MMA) vs Brandon Johnson 9-1 (Murcieglo MMA)
185 lbs – Dequan Townsend 6-4 (Murcielago MMA) Chris Goldbaugh 8-3 (Team Bullpen)
145 lbs – Matt Montalvo 7-7 (Fighters United) vs Jeremy Czarnecki 5-2 (Murcieglo MMA)
170 lbs – Marcos Pecina 8-2 (USA Martial Arts) vs Matt Garrettson 4-5 (Butch Hiles MMA)
135 lbs – Ronnell Green 6-1 (Team Bullpen) vs Amos Collins 10-3 (Fitness Edge/Relson Gracie)
170 lbs – Jason Cardillo 6-0 (Pittsburgh Fight Club) vs Zac Gobel 7-4 (Dragons Den)
265 lbs – Rick Day 9-1 (USA Martial Arts) vs Nathan “BAM” Bryant 8-6 (Ground Zero)
170 lbs – Brandon Saling 15-8 (Mov bjj) vs Mickey Hughes 8-7 (H2O MMA)
205 lbs – John Opfar 10-4 (Pittsburgh Fight Club) vs Josh “Sandman” Stansbury 12-4 (Team Impact)
110 lbs – Stephanie Frausto 1-2 (Team Gurgel) vs Ashley “Smashley” Cummins 7-0 (Vaghi Martial Arts)
155 lbs – Nate Hall 6-4 (Dawg House) vs Joey “The Hitman” Holt 9-5 (Team Impact)
SHW – Mike Gordon 4-0 (Independent) vs Sean “Big Sexy” McCorkle 13-2 (Integrated Fighting Academy)
To watch the event live, log on to www.NAAFS.tv or click this link – http://www.gfl.tv/Events/Fight/MMA/NAAFS__Caged_Fury_16/1347
Fighter Weigh-ins and Press Conference Open to the Public
The Caged Fury 16 fighter weigh-ins, set for tomorrow night (1/27) at 7pm, will be open to the public and media followed by a brief press conference and Q & A session with various fighters scheduled to compete. Both the weigh-ins and press conference will take place a Keglers Sports bar located at 735-A Chestnut Ridge Road – Morgantown, WV 26505.
Tickets for NAAFS Caged Fury 16 are sold out. The only way to see this card live is to log on to www.naafs.tv or www.GFL.tv. NAAFS Caged Fury 16 is proudly sponsored by Bud Light, Keglers Sports Bar & Lounge, Intimidation Clothing, Doug’s Towing, Wheeling Island, WVUQ FM 102, Alpha Dog Combat Gear, ActionGraphX and Tim Lally Chevrolet.