MMA card planned for Friday

2009-04-13T23:00:00Z MMA card planned for FridayGazette News Services The Billings Gazette
April 13, 2009 11:00 pm  • 

Billings' Will Grundhauser will take on Steve Elliott of Gillette, Wyo., in the main event of "Fusion Fight Night 9: Meltdown," Friday at the Babcock Theatre at 7 p.m.

Both Elliott and Grundhauser are 4-1.

The card will have between 10-12 mixed martial arts fights, said promoter Terrill Bracken, who operates American Fusion Martial Arts in the Heights.

So far, one confirmed Fusion Fight League title fight is at 135 pounds, where champion Anthony Eastman goes against Adrian Rivera.

Four-time Montana state semi-pro boxing champion Bryant Acheson (2-2) is slated to go against Cole Ackerman (3-2) of Glendive at 185. Acheson won the last meeting by submission.

There will be two women's bouts with Tasha Four Star (2-0) of Wolf Point versus Laura Schiavone (0-0) at 130 pounds and Shelby Green (1-0) vs. Sierra Rodriguez (2-0) at 140.

Another top match should be Rojelio Dominguez, a boxer making his MMA debut, against Justin Walker (2-1) at 185.

Tickets are $20 and $35. Fans can watch on Internet pay-per-view at www.fusionfightleague.com for $10.

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