APFC 4 was shaping to be the biggest event to date for Anthony Pettis's newly formed MMA promotion. Austin Bashi, a highly touted prospect bound for UFC competition, was set to face Diego Manzur for the inaugural APFC bantamweight title on April 23rd. However, not only is fireworks-to-be fight now scrapped, the event has lost both athletes altogether.
A lightweight champion will be crowned in the newly founded Anthony Pettis Fighting Championship on April 23rd. Midwest MMA staple Josh Rohler will step into the cage against the highly touted Johnny Hopper for the 155-lb. strap. MMASucka was able to get an inside look into the career, faith, and fight ahead for Ohio's "Rockin" Rohler.