TUFF-N-UFF Amateur MMA On 4/12 – Best In The West


TUFF-N-UFF Productions sent along the following:

Silver State and Golden State Set to Battle at the

First Sanctioned Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Event in Las Vegas

Event set for the Tropicana Hotel & Casino on April 12

LAS VEGAS — March 25, 2008 — The next generation of mixed martial arts stars will be at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino on April 12 in the first sanctioned amateur mixed martial arts event held on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip.

The competition will pit some of the best fighters from the Golden State and the Silver State together in the same ring for the battle of the west. Many of California’s best have trained at the legendary Pit Academy with well-known mixed martial arts champion Chuck Liddell. Meanwhile, Nevada’s best scrappy fighters hail from the unofficial capital of mixed martial arts fighting — Las Vegas.

“Xtreme Couture, Las Vegas Boxing and Cobra Kai are ready to defend their home turf against the Pit Academy and California’s best,” said Barry Meyer, President of TUFF-N-UFF, promoters of the event. “It’s going to be a historic night for amateur mixed martial arts.”

The Fight Card, subject to change, currently features 24 bouts, including Super Heavyweight and Female fights.

“The winners will be invited to compete at the next show, tentatively scheduled for May 23, to crown champions and help us find fighters to debut on our professional shows,” Meyer added. “We look forward to giving amateur athletes an avenue to demonstrate their skills and have the opportunity to move on to follow their dreams.”

Tickets for the event are priced starting at only $25 and are available at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino box office at 800-521-8767 and all Las Vegas Nutrition Centers. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the first bout is set for 7:00 p.m. For more information on the event, please visit www.tuffnuff.net.


Founded in 1994, TUFF-N-UFF Productions received one of the first mixed martial arts promotional licenses in Nevada. TUFF-N-UFF has promoted Shooto, the first MMA tournament in Nevada, and co-promoted Chuck Norris’ World Combat League, Bodog Fight, and the ADCC North American qualifiers.

You can find out more about TUFF-N-UFF at their website www.tuffnuff.net


Want to advertise your site in this space? E-mail the website staff today!

Latest Episode of the MMA News Podcast (View All)

Latest MMA News

As Expected, Vitor Belfort Will Not Retire Following UFC 212

Yes, UFC 212 marks the final fight in the UFC career of former champion Vitor Belfort. But "The Phenom" is not walking away from competition...

UFC Fight Night 114 Will Feature Flyweights Sergio Pettis, Brandon Moreno

A flyweight battle between Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno will headline UFC Fight Night 114, the promotion announced. The card takes place August 5 from...
Cris Cyborg

Angela Magana Speaks Out on Incident Involving Cris Cyborg

UFC fighter - yes, she is still under contract with the UFC - Angela Magana was reportedly involved in an incident with Cris Cyborg...
Santiago Ponzinibbio

Santiago Ponzinibbio on Gunnar Nelson Bout: ‘I Was Already Expecting a Big Fight’

Santiago Ponzinibbio says he knew he'd get a step up in competition after winning four in a row. On July 16, Ponzinibbio will meet Gunnar...
Rory MacDonald

Rory MacDonald Says Winning is a ‘Good Feeling to Have Back’

It took Rory MacDonald a while to get back in the win column, but he did so in dominant fashion. Before stepping inside the SSE...
Cris Cyborg

Amanda Nunes Says She Wants to See Cris Cyborg Hold UFC Gold

Amanda Nunes would rather rule the roost at 135 pounds, than meet Cris Cyborg unprepared in the women's featherweight division. Nunes will defend her Ultimate...
Joanne Calderwood

Cynthia Calvillo’s Smirk Gives Joanne Calderwood Added Motivation

For Joanne Calderwood, a simple facial expression is all she needs to read an underlying message. Calderwood is scheduled to meet Cynthia Calvillo inside the The...

Video: Watch The Full Episode of UFC Fight Night 109 Countdown

The countdown to UFC Fight Night 109 has been uploaded on the official YouTube channel of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). On Sunday (May 28),...
Conor McGregor Praise

Quote: ‘Conor McGregor is One of The Best Boxers I’ve Ever Seen’

The man Conor McGregor once ripped is giving him a ton of praise. When McGregor was set to fight Eddie Alvarez for the Ultimate Fighting...
Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt on UFC Lawsuit: ‘This Sh*t is Going All The Way’

Mark Hunt isn't letting up on his fight against performance enhancing drug (PED) use in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Hunt was last seen competing...