Welcome everybody.. we are nearing the Eve of an Era, Freedom Fight Alliance's first ever event. This promises to be a very special evening and what better a night is there to kick things off than on the eve of New Years Day!
To add to the excitement, FFA is starting off the night with a bang. Highly recruited Jackson Bishop takes to the cage against 18 yr old Muay Thai phenom Sonny Chatchai. This highly anticipated Semi Final matchup will be the first fight Freedom ever puts on and it should be a good one.
Welcome to FFA, Now lets get to the Fights
155LB Semi Final: Jackson Bishop (2-1 MMA, 0-0 FFA) vs Sonny Chatchai (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA)
The first fight of the evening made a strong case to be the main event with highly recruited Jackson Bishop throwing down with highly touted 18 yr old prospect Sonny Chatchai. All signs point to this fightÂ being decided on their feet. Bishop has shown to have great knockout power especially in the clinch, whereÂ Chatchai's main strength lies. This should be a great tilt to decide who will be fighting for the title in their next fight.
170LB Semi Final: Smitty Werbanmagermanjensen (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA) vs Alvin Mack (1-5 MMA, 0-0 FFA)
In our co-main event the selection committee took some heat for this Semi final matchup;Â which has an 18 yr old 0-0 fighter matched up against a 1-5 19 yr old. Werbanmagermanjensen is the top ranked prospect in the class, and Mack brings something there isnt a whole lot of in the division; experience. Potential vs Experience is the name of this fight and what makes it so enticing. This fight can be decided just about anywhere as both fighters have a level of unpredicatability. Both are young fighters with their whole careers ahead of them with a great opportunity to put their names in FFA history.
170LB Semi Final: Antonio Savage (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA) vs Gretar Magnason (0-1 MMA, 0-0 FFA)
Our next fight has â€œVendettaâ€ squaring up with the â€œIce Manâ€. Savage, having no previous MMA experience, has shown very strong stand-up in training and amateur events. Magnason lost a boring decision in his first fight. Look for him to come out hungry and make a statement.
155LB Semi Final: Leonidas Spilopoulos (3-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA) vs Borkur Gardarsson (0-1 MMA, 0-0 FFA)
Our main event features the submission specialist Spilopoulos vs the stand-up fiend Gardarsson. Leonidas is off to a quick start in his career against decent competition, with all three wins coming by submission. Borkurâ€™s career got off to a shaky start with a sub loss. Look for Borkur to keep this fight on the feet.
205LB: Han Mayahasoo (1-1 MMA, 0-0 FFA) vs Randy Miller (1-2 MMA, 0-0 FFA)
145LB: Arthit Suchart (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA) vs Dave Spencer (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA)
205LB: Splash Wetness (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA) vs Mike Diaz (0-1 MMA, 0-0 FFA)
170LB: Bob Loblaw (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA) vs Hiroto Minato (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA)
145LB: Teodoro Venceslas (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA) vs Pancho Panchtio (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA)
170LB: Gregory O Connor (0-0 MMA, 0-0 FFA) vs Kurtis Curbstomp (0-1 MMA, 0-1 FFA)