The feature fight is one for the books. You have the WXC Lightweight Champion Keith Bullock, coming of 3 solid wins, challenging the WXC Featherweight Champion Deven "Bad News" Brown, who was set to start making waves in the pro's, but put on hold because no call-out can go unanswered in Browns eyes. "This fight is shaping up to be the fan favorite," said, Michael Pedenelli, Matchmaker and Vice President of WXC.
Other Champion bouts spectators will have the chance to see Friday night is Eric Madill 26-4 coming from Northern Michigan, vs. WXC Light Heavyweight Champion John Slayton 9-7 of Monroe, Michigan. Then you will have the WXC Welterweight Champion Joshua Pouget 10-4 of Newport, Michigan, defending his belt against Nick Sondergeld 27-14 of Toledo, Ohio. Fans will also have the chance to see the WXC Cruiserweight Champion Josh Parisian, 8-3 of Howell, Michigan, defend his belt for the first time since his unbelievable come back from a horrific beating from John Kish, of Port Huron, Michigan, in November 2012 to become champion, Parisian will meet a familiar face from the 2011 Night of Champions, Andrew Morton, 5-2 of Westland, Michigan. Morton and Parisian went all 3 round with a back and forth war that ended leaving it up to the judges where Parisian claimed the win.
Moving on to the smaller weight class champions as you will have the Flyweight Championship, In October, Thomas Fudoli, 8-1 of Carleton, Michigan, lost his spot as WXC champion and his flawless record to Jesse Bazzi, 11-4 of Detroit, Michigan, making Bazzi the new WXC's Flyweight Champion. Bazzi accepted the re-match proposed by Fudoli as stating, "going into that fight with a head cold is what lost me the fight," and given the chance to prove that was the issue it wouldn't happen again! Bazzi in a statement says, "the outcome will be the same." Next, we have the WXC Bantamweight Championship winning the belt in October. Jordan Mcguire, 6-0, still carrying an undefeated record over a 2nd round finish with Mike Sindone, 9-4 of South Rockwood, Michigan, will be what some are calling his biggest test of his career as he is challenged by Michigan's Northern and WXC's newcomer Jake Lamb, 11-1, who is ecoed as being one of the Northern's best Bantamweights to date. More Fight Card information at www.wxclive.com
“From Adam Trombley of Dundee, Michigan vs.Gary Conradson of Monroe, Michigan in the 2010 Fight of the Year to Michael Wojciechowski of Brighton, Michigan delivering a devastating performance win over Ray Rocheleau of Wayne, Michigan in 2011, The Crystal Gardens Event Center has been witness to some of our greatest WXC moments and I expect nothing but the same January 18th at WXC 42,” said WXC President Jeff Pitock. "This is our 5th event like this and since day one it has always sold out," said event partner and Co. Promoter Norbert Pasztor, "so I am expecting nothing less."
Ticket are $20.00 in advance, $25.00 day of, $45.00 Cageside and $300 VIP Tables at Crystal Gardens box office, www.wxclive.com or by calling 734-799-1136. Venue Location is 16703 Fort Street, Southgate, MI 48195. Doors open at 6:30pm Friday, January 18th and Fights start at 8:00pm.
Can't make it to the event? Join us for our live pay-per-view for $14.99 on www.watchwxc.com at 7:30pm on Fight night.
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