March 22, 2016
Valor Fights Teams Up with Ogle, Elrod and Baril Law Firm to Present Valor Fights 32: Fighting for Autism on April 29 at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium in Knoxville, TN.
Simpsonville, SC. -- Valor Fights will partner up with the Ogle, Elrod and Baril Law Firm to present Valor Fights 32: Fighting for Autism on April 29 in Knoxville, TN. The event will benefit www.fightingforautism.com.au and will feature a main event pitting former training partners Adam Townsend vs Steven New at a 150lb. catchweight. Townsend was last seen defeating Justin Hartley in the main event of Apex Fights 10 on March 19. New holds a win over Townsend’s coach Dustin Walden and is on a four fight win streak.
In a battle of light heavyweights, Isaac Fine will meet Cody Bruce, both men are currently 3-0. Fine, a BJJ brown belt is a training partner of top UFC 205lber Ovince St. Preux at KMAA. Bruce is considered to be one of the top overall prospects in Kentucky. Damir Ferhatbegovic is in many people’s opinion, one of the top young mixed martial artists in the south. He will face Rob Covington, a training partner of Bruce, in a matchup of lightweight prospects. Ferhatbegovic made his professional debut at Valor Fights 31 where he defeated Lamar Brown.
“Valor is excited to showcase some of the best talent we have to offer at such an important event,” said Valor Fights President Tim Loy. “This lineup features athletes who have been with our promotion as well as several fresh faces who are looking to make an immediate impact.”
“Working with Fighting for Autism is something we take great pride in being a part of,” Loy pointed out. “Autism has affected many people within the mixed martial arts industry. The great athletes and sponsors have gone above and beyond to help raise awareness. We look forward to raising money and entertaining our great fans all in one night.”
For information on purchasing tickets fans can visit www.valorfights.com, there is also an option to watch the event via live stream. Please follow us on Twitter, on Facebook and on YouTube under Valor Fights.
ABOUT VALOR FIGHTS:
Valor Fights was founded in 2007 and has quickly become the number one mixed martial arts promotion in Eastern Tennessee. President Tim Loy started in MMA as a writer for XFC and eventually became the matchmaker for 3FC. Loy took the promotion over from Gene Click and re-branded it as Valor Fights. Valor combines the best professional MMA fighters with the hottest up and coming prospects Tennessee has to offer. The promotion has produced current UFC lightweight Scott Holtzman as well as RFA lightweight Adam Townsend. Valor is the longest running MMA promotion in Tennessee. All of their shows are aired on tape delay on Fox in the eastern TN region.