Fall Brawl Boxing / MMA event set for Saturday
The Fall Brawl Boxing and MMA fight show is filled with top local boxers and MMA fighters who will be matching up Saturday, November 15 at the Evergreen Cajun Center in Houma.
Smilin' Martin Verdin is the Main Event of what will allegedly be his retirement fight.
“I am looking to go out with a bang in front of my hometown,” Verdin said.
Jonathan Guidry and Calvin Guidry who are also fighting on the card will join him in the event. Jonathan is going on his third professional boxing match and Calvin is making his professional debut at the event.
The other headliner will be boxing coach, fighter and promoter Justin “Ironman" Verdin. Ironman started boxing professionally since 2005 but has been on break for over a year. After the Fall Brawl, his next event will be January 17 at the Belle of Baton Rouge
MMA Fighters stepping in the boxing ring include MMA fighter/boxer Ricky "The Pitbull" Folse of Houma. Folse has had 11 professional MMA fights and will be fighting in his seventh pro boxing match at the event.
Professional MMA fighter/boxer Lanny Dardar from Point-Aux-Chene has taken part in 20 pro MMA fights and will be fighting in his fifth pro boxing match at the Fall Brawl.
"Pretty Boy" Kip Butcher of Houma is making his pro boxing debut November 15. He has one pro MMA fight in his career and six amateur MMA fights.
Boxers hailing from Cut Off include pro MMA Fighter Jordon Plaisance and Jimmy Owensby.
Jordon has had three pro MMA fights in his career and will be making his pro boxing debut at the Fall Brawl.
Owensby who is currently 4-0 will be another big headline event taking on Antonio Mignella of Dulac, who also has four pro fights under his belt. Both boxers will square off in the ring on Houma's best boxing card to date on Saturday, November 15 at the Evergreen Cajun Center.
For tickets call Extreme MMA and Fitness at 985-873-5722. The Evergreen Cajun Center is located at 4694 W Main Street in Houma. Doors open at 6 p.m. and fights start at 7 p.m.
Posted on Tue, November 11, 2014
by The Lafourche Gazette