Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of MMA comes to Downtown Henderson Sept. 30th
Bouts to take place in open air hexagon at Henderson Events Plaza
Henderson, Nev. – Downtown Henderson will host Tuff-N-Uff’s Future Stars of MMA with 12 bouts to be held in an open air hexagon set up at the Henderson Events Plaza on Water Street (next to the Convention Center) on Sept. 30.
The action-packed lineup includes a bout between Josh Kim (8-1), one half of the “Twin Dragons,” and Bryce Edminister from the Garage in Layton, UT (8-2) for the men’s 145 lb. featherweight title.
The co-main event features Xtreme Couture’s Bryce “Wu-Tang” Harley who, after a controversial title loss, again competes for the championship in the men’s 115 lb. flyweight division — Tuff-N-Uff’s newest weight class — against the tough Tyler Ashton (2-1), fighting out of Team Wildman, located in Denver, CO.
The action-packed evening features some of the top amateur fighters in the country looking to follow in the footsteps of MMA stars who got their start at Tuff-N-Uff events like former champion Ronda Rousey, Alan Jouban, Chris Holdsworth, Ryan Couture and Ashlee Evans-Smith.
Other bouts include a number one contender match at 135 lbs. between Anthony Marzette (2-0), fighting out of the Gracie Fighter Dojo, and John Kim (9-0), the other half of the “Twin Dragons.” Other matches include fighters at 185 lbs., 170 lbs. and 155 lbs.
The tickets start at $10. For ticket information, visit Tuffnuff.com. Fight card is subject to change without notice.
A more than 20-year old combat sports organization, the Las Vegas-based Tuff-N-Uff has presented the best amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) action in the nation since 2003, giving rise to the biggest star in the sport today, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Tuff-N-UFF is lead by Las Vegas locals Jeff Meyer and Bryan Lindsey. Tuff-N-Uff has helped grow the careers of many other MMA athletes including Jessamyn Duke, Ashlee Evans-Smith, Tonya Evinger, Jon Fitch, Jesse Forbes, Chris Holdsworth, Brad Imes, Jimmy Jones and Jesse Taylor. In 2013, Tuff-N-Uff became the first combat sports organization to be included on the UFC International Fight Week schedule of events. Tuff-N-Uff celebrated its historic 20th anniversary Saturday, June 7, 2014, with over 15,000 fans, in a sold-out live event inside the Thomas and Mack Center. In 2014 and 2015, Tuff-N-Uff partnered with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) to present, as part of UFC International Fight Week 2014, the first-ever amateur MMA World Championships. Dedicated to its founder, the late Barry Meyer, Tuff-N-Uff is committed to the sport of MMA and building the “Future Stars of MMA.”