In the co-main event, two of Canada’s very best featherweights, nearby Kelowna’s Mike Adams (6-0) and Nanaimo’s Graham Spencer (7-1 1NC), will also make a return of sorts to rematch a fight that took place in the very same building in May, 2010. This time, Adams and Spencer will compete for BFL’s vacant 145lb. title!
In Part One of this story from Paul "The Mauler" Lazenby, an illegal MMA show went down in Surrey, British Columbia. What was troubling was the City and the RCMP did nothing about it. What makes this story even more interesting is that the so called promoter tried to spin it as a charity show. Except the poor bloke couldn't tell anyone what the charity was. Hmmm... Here is part two from paullazenby.com
This story came to us from Paul Lazenby at paullazenby.com. It is a perfect example of what happens in cities all over North America. Unfortunately these types of "promoters" gives combat sports a bad name. I use that word promoter loosely when describing the person who put on this show. If you are truly a promoter and worth your salt, you would do whatever you could to follow the rules and work with City officials. You would have the best interest of the sport and the healt of the fighters at heart. Unfortunately someone didn't get that memo.
Last night was an amazing event put on by Battlefield Fight League. BFL 12 went down at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, Canada and had a main event for the ages. Champion Micah Brakefield defended his belt against Jer Kornelsen defeating him by way of triangle choke in the very first round.
It's fight night in Vancouver, Canada. Battlefield Fight League is live tonight at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, Canada, Battlefield Fight League 12 will go down. The all amateur card features a Middleweight Championship fight between Champ Micah “The Bully” Brakefield vs. Jer “The Jerk” Kornelsen.
Tomorrow night live from The Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, Canada, Battlefield Fight League 12 will go down. The all amateur card features a Middleweight Championship fight between Champ Micah "The Bully" Brakefield vs. Jer "The Jerk" Kornelsen.
Well, that was fun while it lasted. There will be no professional mixed martial arts in Vancouver for a while. The way professional MMA has been treated in Vancouver and with the city’s civic election on Nov. 19, the following should give sports fans in Vancouver something to chew on. [...]
As Battlefield Fight League 12 [Vancouver, B.C.; November 18, 2011] continues evolving into possibly the region’s most stacked amateur fight card to date, a fantastic featherweight scrap has just been added to the main card. It will be a showdown between long-time BFL standout Chris Day (7-4) and a current champion from another promotion in undefeated Emilio Ditrocchio (5-0).