Tony Timmons sent along the following:
Tuff-N-Uff is pleased to announce the first round of the highly anticipated Amateur MMA tournaments taking place Sunday, February 15th, 2009 presented by The Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.
Tuff-N-Uff’s “Future Stars of MMA” will surely live up to it’s name as current MMA star Randy “The Natural” Couture’s son, Ryan will headline the event against the very tough Art Martinez. Martinez is 1-1 when he fought at 170lbs and now 1-0 at 155lbs. He last defeated Tuff-N-Uff previous 4 man tournament champion, Jimmy Spicuzza by Rear naked choke in the first round.
Sunday February 15th will be composed of two eight-man tournaments in the 155lb. and 170lb. divisions. Also will be two four-man tournaments in the 135lb. and 205lb. divisions. The winner’s advance to the second round March 27th and the Championship bout will crown the title on April 24th, 2009. More information to be announced soon about our World Open Invitational planned for the larger Orleans arena on May 30th with male and female athletes competing all over the world.
Over 15 action packed fights are scheduled including 2 female bouts. Many of the top facilities will have their protgs compete including, Xtreme Couture, Striking Unlimited, Team Fubar, Warrior Training, Throwdown and more.
Las Vegas locals can purchase tickets for only $20 at Tuff-N-Uff Productions sponsor, Las Vegas Nutrition, located at 1725 N. rainbow. Tickets are also available for purchase the night of the event for $25 (general admission) or through The Orleans Hotel and Casino for $25 (general admission) or $50 (reserved seating).
Tuff-N-Uff Production is the first organization officially approved for amateur MMA events in the state of Nevada and has worked hard to provide an avenue for athletes to compete in a safe and organized environment. For more information about Tuff-N-Uff Productions and upcoming “Future Stars of MMA” events please visit www.TuffNUff.net.