W1 – INCEPTION is here. On Saturday March 28th, the cage door is finally open to twenty four of the toughest fighters the country has seen. The event is headlined by former UFC Champion CARLOS `THE RONIN’ NEWTON facing Ottawa’s own NABIL `THE THRILL’ KHATIB. Also featured on the event is MARK `BOOTS’ HOLST, MARTIN `THE HAMMER’ GRANDMONT, GLENN `THE KULKSTER’ KULKA, CRAIG `FARMER’ BROWN, REMI `BAM BAM’ MORVAN and some of the top talent the country has produced.
Due to a request made by the Rgie des alcools, des courses et des jeux, W1 has decided that the official weigh-ins for W1 — INCEPTION will not be made open to the public. Instead of having the weigh-ins open to the media and fans, the results of the weigh-ins will be announced on FRIDAY MARCH 27TH at 3PM at the HARD ROCK CAFE on 73 York Street. The W1 competitors will face with their opponents for the first time and be available for pictures and interviews with the media.
There are still tickets available but do not hesitate as W1 — INCEPTION is a can’t-miss event for all MMA fans and thrill seekers in the capital region. Tickets are on sale at TICKETMASTER.ca or by calling (613) 755-1111. Get your tickets now so you can guarantee yourself a seat at the Robert Guertin Arena!!
W1 MMA is brought to you by a great team of sponsors that have helped make this inaugural event a huge success. W1: INCEPTION is proudly sponsored by the OTTAWA SUN, VIRGIN RADIO 106.9FM, the HARD ROCK CAFE, KARV, the MMA EXPO, DRAKO, BUSHIDO, LOCAL HEROES, EXTENDED STAY DOWNTOWN OTTAWA, OTTAWAENTERTAINMENT.CA, DX MMA SHOP, FIGHTWORLD.tv, CENTRAWEB.ca and KINETIC EXCELLENCE.
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W1 — INCEPTION — FIGHTCARD
Date: March 28th, 2009
Venue: ROBERT GUERTIN ARENA
Location: GATINEAU, QUEBEC
Carlos `The Ronin’ Newton (Warrior MMA, Newmarket) vs. Nabil `The Thrill’ Khatib (Team Bushido, Ottawa)
Martin `The Hammer’ Grandmont (Team Bergeron, Montreal) vs. Mark `Boots’ Holst (OAMA, Ottawa)
Dean 'The Machine' Martins (Iroquois MMA Fight Team, Six Nations Territory) vs. Craig `Farmer’ Brown (FIT MMA, Ottawa)
Hosier Bruno (Montreal) vs. Glenn `The Kulkster’ Kulka (Team Bushido, Ottawa)
Sean Quinn (Infight, Regina) vs. Remi `Bam Bam’ Morvan (OAMA, Ottawa)
Mike `Hurricane’ Hong (BAMA, Burlington) vs. Mike Clark (Speedy Gym, Granby)
Daryle Pinter (Peterborough, Team Rough House) vs. Mustafa Khalil (Ronin MMA, Ottawa)
Denis Poirier (Team Keiko, Bathhurst) vs. John Macphearson (BAMA, Burlington)
Fred Pilon (Wrecking Gym, Montreal) vs. Stephane Bernadel (OAMA, Ottawa)
Tom Waters (Warrior MMA, Toronto) vs. Aaron Thompson (Gladiator MMA, Kingston)
Fred Belanger (Team Shredder, Sudbury) vs. Ian Shirley (Etobicoke, New Energy Muay Thai)
Tim Chessel (Team Pathless, North Bay) vs. Xavier Desroches (OAMA, Ottawa)