Strikeforce: Free Public Workout In Auburn Wash. On June 17th

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******** FREE OPEN PUBLIC WORKOUT ********

LOCAL MMA STARS DENNIS “SUPERMAN” HALLMAN,

CORY “THE ONE” DEVELA, BRIAN CARAWAY,
LEE BENTLEY, STEVE HADSEL,
LANDON “THE SHOW” SHOWALTER

Wednesday, June 17, Noon PT, at Vision Quest Sport and Fitness Center

WHO: “Cowboy Karate” Founder and Submission Specialist Dennis “Superman” Hallman

Popular, Fast-Rising Middleweight Cory Devela

Promising, Crowd-Pleasing Brian Caraway

Up-And-Coming Fan Favorite and Iraq war veteran Len Bentley

Talented, Unbeaten Steve Hadsel

Hard-Working, Determined Landon Showalter

WHAT: Two days before the highly anticipated Strikeforce Challengers MMA event at Kent’s ShoWare Center, Strikeforce will hold a free open public workout at Noon PT on Wednesday, June 17, at Vision Quest Sport and Fitness Center in Auburn, Wash.

The fighters will demonstrate a typical MMA workout, discuss MMA skills and competitive tactics and answer questions from the media.

Devela, of Bonney Lake, Wash., will be opposed by Luke Rockhold in one of the fights on Friday, June 19. Hallman of Yelm, Wash., faces Cedric Marks (welterweights); Caraway, of Seattle, throws down with Alex Zuniga, Showalter takes on Travis Doerge (middleweights); Bentley, fighting out of Olympia, Wash., confronts Marques Daniels and Hadsel collides with Taylor Roberts.

Doors for a stacked 11-bout Strikeforce fight card open at 5:30 p.m. PT on Friday, June 19. The first live bout will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets for the Strikeforce Challengers event, priced from $32, are on sale at the ShoWare Center Box Office (253 856-6999 or (877) 840-0457), online at ShoWareCenter.com and at www.strikeforce.com. The SHOWTIME telecast begins at (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast)

Strikeforce’s MMA fight card at the Tacoma Dome on Feb. 28, 2008, produced the largest live gate in the history of any boxing, MMA, or kickboxing event in Washington State.

In the main event on SHOWTIME, “Smokin” Joe Villasenor of Albuquerque,
N.M., faces Evangelista “Cyborg” of Rondonopolis Mato Grosso, Brazil, in a
clash of determined, top-notch middleweights. Tim Kennedy meets “Nick “The
Goat” Thompson (middleweights), Sarah Kaufman of Victoria, Canada, takes
on Shayna Baszler of Sioux Falls, S.D., in a women’s fight at 135 pounds and
Jorge Gurgel of Cincinnati, Ohio, will collide with Conor Heun of Boulder, Colo.,
in a 155-pound scrap.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 17, at Noon PT.

WHERE: Vision Quest Sport and Fitness Center

1101 Supermall Way, Auburn, Wash., (253) 333-7771

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