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Thursday, February 7, 2008

Weigh-Ins Set For World Championship Fighting's February 8th Event. Tapout Crew Filming For Reality TV Show

Courtesy of World Championship Fighting:

World Championship Fighting is set for their February 8th event in Wilmington Massachusetts just outside of Boston. Weigh-ins will be held Thursday February 7th at 6:00PM at the Shriners Auditorium and will be open to the public. On hand for weigh-ins will be the Tapout crew who will be filming for an upcoming episode of "Tapout" to air later this year.

The Tapout Crew will be filming another episode of their self-titled reality show on the Versus network at the World Championship Fighting (WCF) event in Wilmington, Mass., on Feb. 8 where Brockton-native Dan Lauzon will be the featured fighter for the episode which documents the Tapout Crew's quest to search for the best up and coming Mixed Martial Arts fighters in the Country.

In addition to a great night of fights, the WCF event features an autograph signing session for fans as well as a special guest appearance by UFC President Dana White. Ticket holders for the night's action will have access to a special autograph session including the following UFC and Pride Fighting veterans including: Marcus "the Irish Hand Grenade" Davis, Kenny "KenFlo" Florian, and Jorge "El Conquistador" Rivera, Alex "The Assassin" Karalexis; Sean "The Gladiator" Gannon; Tamden "The Barn Cat" McCrory and Murilo "Ninja" Rua. The autograph session will begin at 5:00PM EST and will conclude at 7:00PM.

Catch the action live Friday, February 8, 2008 at the Aleppo Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, Mass.

Featured fights include:

Dan Lauzon vs. Frank Latina
Nate LaMotte vs. Stephen Stengel
Nate Kittredge vs. Ronnie Wuest
Travis Lerchen vs. Nuri Shakir
John Benoit vs. Justin Hammerstrom
Ken Stone vs. Daniel Duarte
Henrique Bicalho vs. Jason Bennett
Justin Homsey vs. John Franchi
Reid Homer vs. Ryan Hackney
Dan Bonnell vs. Mark Giove
Greg Croteau vs. Aaron Chidester
Luke Czekalski vs. Larry Kerrigan
Sean Ratcliffe vs. Jose Lopez

*Fight card subject to change.*

Visit WCFighting.com for more.

WHERE: Aleppo Shriners Auditorium, 99 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA 01887

WHEN: Friday, February 8, 2008.

Special Guests expected in Attendance: UFC President: Dana White, UFC Fighters: Marcus "The Irish Handgrenade" Davis; Kenny "KenFlo" Florian; Sean "The Gladiator" Gannon; Jorge "El Conquistador" Rivera; Alex "The Assassin" Karalexis; Tamden "The Barn Cat" McCrory; Pride Fighting Veteran Murilo "Ninja" Rua; Muay Thai Coach Mark DellaGrotte "The Ultimate Fighter 4"; Boxing Coach Peter Welsh "The Ultimate Fighter 2."

Ticket Prices: $40, $45, $65, $100, $250