KINEKTIC SUBMISSION GRAPPLING TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

 

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

KINEKTIC SUBMISSION GRAPPLING TOURNAMENT
 
STREAMING LIVE & EXCLUSIVELY ON UFC FIGHT PASS®
 
FACT SHEET
 
   
WHAT: World-class, one-night, professional team-grappling tournament
 
WHO:
 
TEAM BJJ FANATICS (Captain Craig Jones)
Gordon “The King” Ryan                                              Monroe Township, New Jersey, USA
Nicky Rodriguez                                                           Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Edwin Najmi                                                                  Tarzana, California, USA
Lachian Giles                                                                Melbourne, Australia
Craig Jones                                                                  Adelaide, Australia    
TEAM LIGHTS OUT URBAN ACHIEVERS (Captain Chris Lytle)
Rico Rodriguez                                                             Staten Island, New York, USA
Joe “Diesel” Riggs                                                        Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Mansher “Munch” Khera                                              Queens, New York, USA
Will Weed                                                                     San Diego, California, USA
Chris “Lights Out” Lytle                                               Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
TEAM SUG (Captain Chael Sonnen)
Gabriel “Zangief” Barbosa Checco                 .             Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Rafael Domingos                                                          Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Alexandre “Capitao” Almeidia                                     Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
Ronny Markes                                                             Natal, Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil
“Vicious” Vinny Magalhaes                                          Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TEAM LIONHEART (Captain Anthony Smith)
Brian Sparrow                                                              Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA
Joseph “The Baddest Man on the Planet” Warren      Denver, Colorado, USA
Scott Morton                                                               Omaha, Nebraska, USA
James Brasco                                                               Delray Beach, Florida, USA                     
Enrico “Teen Phenom” Cocco                                       Miami, Florida, USA  
 
Semifinals: #1 BJJ Fanatics vs. Lights Out Urban Achievers, #2 Team SUG vs. Team Lionheart
Championship: #1 winner vs. #2 winner
                       
SUPERFIGHT (155 lbs.)
Raufeon “Supa” Stots                                                        Anthony “El Toro” Birchak
Houston, Texas, USA                                                 Tucson, Arizona, USA
 
(all fighters subject to change)
 
WHEN: Friday, August 16 (10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT)
 
WHERE: Anaheim Business Expo Center in Anaheim, California
 
PROMOTER: Kinektic
 
LIVE STREAM: Live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports
 
UFC FIGHT PASS ANNOUNCING TEAM: UFC Hall of Famer Uriah Faber, UFC star Paige VanZant and award-winner Sean Wheelock
 
RING ANNOUNCER: Ray Flores
 
TICKETS: $65.00 (VIP), $50.00 Reserved) and $30.00 (General Admission), and available to purchase by going online to: http://tickets.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=1656 and fight night at the box office
 
DOORS OPEN: 6 p.m. PT
 
OFFICIAL WEIGH IN: Thursday, Aug. 15 (4:00 p.m. PT start) at Embassy Suites Hotel (Ballroom A), 11767 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA – closed to public (credentialed media only)
 
For more information about the event, please visit:
Twitter: @Kinektic1, @UFCFightPass, @UrijahFaber, @PaigeVanZant, @SeanWheelock, @Keith_Veltre, @ChaelSonnen, @LionheartASmith, @Crslytle
Instagram: @UFCFightPass, @UrijahFaber, @PaigeVanZant, @Sean_Wheelock, @KeithVeltre
Facebook: @UFCFightPass, @UrijahFaber, @PaigeVanZant, @SeanWheelock, @KeithVeltre  
 
About UFC FIGHT PASS®

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Press Contacts:
Full Court PRESS: Bob Trieger, (978) 590-0470, bobtfcp@hotmail.com Kinektic: Lisa Veltre, (702) 522-1636, lisa@royjonesjrboxing.com
UFC: Stephanie Gorman, (702) 222-0854, sgorman@ufc.com