Planet Ink Studios and Wreck MMA are proud to announce that tickets for their inaugural event, WRECK MMA: FIGHTS FOR THE TROOPS will be on sale Tuesday October 13th, 2009 on TICKETMASTER.CA or by calling (613) 755-1111 (613) 755-1111 . This much anticipated event is headlined by the highly anticipated bout between SEAN ‘THE PIMP’ PIERSON vs. FABIO HOLANDA and also includes Igor Gracie (the first Gracie to fight in Eastern Canada) and local stars like Mark ‘Boots’ Holst, Louis-Philippe Carle, Stephane Bernadel, Josee Aupry, Anna Barone and Nick ‘The Ninja of Love’ Denis.
Also scheduled to appear are Mark ‘Boots’ Holst, Stephane Bernadel and Randy Turner.
After a successful stint in Japan, the name of Ronin MMA’s NICKS ‘THE NINJA OF LOVE’ DENIS has been mentioned as a probable competitor in the upcoming WRECK MMA event. At last, WRECK MMA is proud to announce that Denis will be making his bantamweight debut against one of Western Canada’s top 135 pounders in SEAN QUINN. The fans from the Ottawa/Gatineau area are excited about Denis’ return as he will be fighting in his hometown area for the first time since March 2007.
Also scheduled to appear are fighters representing the Ottawa Academy of Martial Arts, Team Bushido Martial Arts, Ronin MMA, NX Martial Arts, Team Shredder and many others of the region’s top schools.
ABOUT WRECK MMA & SOLDIER ON
WRECK MMA is looking to place MMA in a positive light, a major focus of the promotion will be charitable work. With this goal in mind a portion of the proceeds will be going to SOLDIER ON, which contributes to optimizing the functional independence of ill or injured Canadian Forces personnel or former personnel by delivering programs and services and facilitating and integrating opportunities that support their full and active participation in physical fitness, health promotion and sport. For more information about SOLDIER ON, visit: http://www.cfpsa.com/en/psp/SoldierOn/index.asp.
WRECK MMA: FIGHTS FOR THE TROOPS – CONFIRMED FIGHTS
Date: DECEMBER 12th, 2009
Venue: ROBERT GUERTIN ARENA
Location: GATINEAU, QUEBEC
Sean ‘The Pimp’ Pierson (Ruffneck/Tapstar, Toronto) vs. Fabio Holanda (BTT Canada, Montreal)
Sean Quinn (SIAM Muay Thai & Kickboxing, Regina) vs. Nick 'The Ninja of Love' Denis (Ronin MMA, Ottawa)
Eric ‘Diesel’ Muir (Bruckmann MMA, Oshawa) vs. Igor Gracie (Gracie Barra, Rio de Janeiro)
Alex Sung (Positive Impact MMA/WAMMA, New Maryland) vs. Louis-Philippe Carle (FIT MMA/Zahabi MMA, Ottawa)
Anna Barone (FIT MMA, Ottawa) vs. Josée Aupry (Team Machado/K2 Martial Arts, Ottawa)