Tuff-N-Uff is pleased to announce the first round of the highly anticipated Amateur MMA tournaments taking place Sunday, February 15th, 2009 presented by The Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

Tuff-N-Uff’s “Future Stars of MMA” will surely live up to it’s name as current MMA star Randy “The Natural” Couture’s son, Ryan will headline the event against the very tough Art Martinez. Martinez is 1-1 when he fought at 170lbs and now 1-0 at 155lbs. He last defeated Tuff-N-Uff previous 4 man tournament champion, Jimmy Spicuzza by Rear naked choke in the first round.

Sunday February 15th will be composed of two eight-man tournaments in the 155lb. and 170lb. divisions. Also, there will be two four-man tournaments in the 135lb. and 205lb. divisions. The winners advance to the second round March 27th and the Championship bout will crown the title on April 24th, 2009.

More information to be announced soon about our World Open Invitational planned for the larger Orleans arena on May 30th with male and female athletes competing all over the world.

Over 15 action packed fights are scheduled including 2 female bouts. Many of the top facilities will have their protégés compete including, Xtreme Couture, Striking Unlimited, Team Fubar, Warrior Training, Throwdown and more.

Las Vegas locals can purchase tickets for only $20 at Tuff-N-Uff Productions sponsor, Las Vegas Nutrition, located at 1725 N. rainbow. Tickets are also available for purchase the night of the event for $25 (general admission) or through The Orleans Hotel and Casino for $25 (general admission) or $50 (reserved seating).

Tuff-N-Uff Production is the first organization officially approved for amateur MMA events in the state of Nevada and has worked hard to provide an avenue for athletes to compete in a safe and organized environment. For more information about Tuff-N-Uff Productions and upcoming “Future Stars of MMA” events please visit www.TuffNUff.net.

Fight Card

Main Event
Ryan Couture vs Art Martinez
Feature Fights
Ann Wynbory vs Julee Degroat
Sarah Weeks vs Kandice Gibson
4 man 135lb. Tournament
Junior Gomez vs Jared Jenson
Jamie Hernandez vs Billy Bull
Wayne Wrath vs Victor Henry
8 man 155lb.tournament –
winners fight March 27th

Chaz Mulkey vs Christian Palencia
Odis Ruiz vs Joe Tussing
Rich St. Claire vs Eric Bosley
Alex Memar vs TBA
8-man 170lb.tournament –
Winners fight March 27th

Bill Cooper vs Tommy Phelps
Ernesto Martinez vs Kenny Marzolla
Joshua Morgan vs Tony Aguirre
Eddie Jackson vs Johnny Batres
Chance Torres vs Truett Anderson
Cross Cantiberos vs Giovanni Zavala
Nick Fekete vs Shawn Frye
(card subject to change)

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