Mike Schaffer from Brotman-Winter-Fried Communications sent along the following:
Superstars Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski Among Special Guests Adding Star-Power to UWC Invasion
Schedule of Events Announced
Special Celebrity Guests
Some of MMA’s most famous and recognizable names will be in town for UWC Invasion. Special guests are scheduled to attend the UWC Invasion official activities, including the weigh-in, fight night and after party.
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)
Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski (Former UFC Heavyweight Champion)
Carlos “Natural Born Killer” Condit (WEC Welterweight Champion)
Frank Trigg (UFC/Pride Vet, MMA Commentator)
J. Jay Adams (Host of Brawl Call and MMA Commentator)
Mario Yamasaki (MMA Referee)
Hermes Franca (UFC/WEC Vet)
John Lewis (UWC President and UFC Vet)
S. Marcello Foran (UWC Founder and CEO)
Elliot Wilborn (UWC MMA Announcer)
Schedule of Events
Friday, April 25 — 4:00 pm – Hyatt Fair Lakes Hotel
All fighters and their respective teams, plus special guests will attend the event’s official weigh-in at the Hyatt Fair Lakes Hotel ( 12777 Fair Lakes Circle , Fairfax , VA ).
Saturday, April 26 — 7:00 pm — Patriot Center
Doors open to the public at 6:00 pm with the first fight starting promptly at 7:00 pm. Ten bouts are scheduled to take place inside the cage at this historic event.
Fight Card (subject to change, listed in reverse order of appearances)
Main Event – Pete Spratt (19-11, Team Sityodtong) vs. Jason Von Flue (12-8-1) 170 lbs.
Aaron Riley (23-10-1, One Spirit) vs. Thiago Minu (8-2, UDL Brazil ) 155 lbs.
Thomas Schulte (16-6, FIT NHB) vs. Zach Light (7-5, Team Rampage) 155 lbs.
Carlo Prater (21-6-1, Thugjitsu) vs. Marcelo Brito (6-2, UDL) 170 lbs.
Rex Richards (4-1, Team Pittman) vs. Antwain Britt (3-1, Hybrid Academy ) Heavyweight
Marcus Foran (4-2, FIT NHB) vs. Tenyeh Dixon (2-2, Ground Control) 185 lbs.
Mike Corey (5-2, Team Pitbull) vs. Dwayne Shelton (6-3, Team Combat) 155 lbs.
Johnny Curtis (1-0, One Spirit) vs. Josh Feldman (Pro Debut, Hybrid Academy ) Heavyweight
Gerald Lovato (5-3, FIT NHB) vs. Mike Easton (4-1, Lloyd Irvin Martial Arts) 145 lbs.
Reshad Woods (3-1, One Spirit) vs. Ron Stallings (3-2, Lloyd Irvin Martial Arts) 185 lbs.
Tickets ($28.50 to $128.50) remain available for purchase at the Patriot Center box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets and at the gate. For more information, visit www.uwcmm.com , www.uwcmma.com/uwc3 (event web site) and www.ultimatevipclub.com. VIP and Ultimate VIP packages ($150 & $250) are available by emailing at [email protected]
Official After Party
Saturday, April 26 — 11:00 pm – MCCXXIII (1223)
All fans are invited to attend the official After Party at MCCXXIII (1223) located at 1223 Connecticut Avenue, NW (corner of Conn. Ave. & 18th St ) in downtown Washington , DC . Event hosts: Rampage, Arlovski and more. Separate admission charged. Please visit www.1223dc.com for more information including dress code.