(Houston, TX) – The International Extreme Fight Association® (IXFA) and Nutty Jerry’s Entertainment Complex (Nutty Jerry’s), a leading entertainment complex for live sporting events and music concerts, today announced a partnership to bring Professional Mixed Martial Arts Fighting (MMA) to the region offering the most entertaining, competitive and fan friendly live sporting event in the Region.
To kick off this new exciting partnership IXFA and Nutty Jerry’s are bringing in former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion of the World, Chuck Liddell. Chuck Liddell will be a Special Guest at the event and fans will have the opportunity to meet Chuck. This initial IXFA – Extreme Fighting Event at Nutty Jerry’s will be on Saturday Night April 23, 2011.
IXFA has announced that for the April 23, 2011 event they have scheduled a total of 10 MMA Fights, of which the last 3 are Title Fights. The Main Event of the evening will be the Welterweight Championship between Current Champion Antonio Flores and rising star Rashon Lewis. These are two of the most exciting 170 lb fighters today and it is sure to be a fast paced hundred mile and hour battle. Both are known as strikers and have each predicted a knockout. Also on the card is an exciting Flyweight fight between the #1 and #2 ranked fighters in the state of Texas, Humberto Deleon and Jimmy Flick. These two will battle in a rematch that is set to gain national attention.
“Fans are always asking for ways to get closer to the action and Nutty Jerry’s capabilities allow us to deliver,” IXFA President Scott Dawson said. “It is an incredible venue for what we are doing. There is not a bad seat in the house and arena allows a great atmosphere for everyone to enjoy the fights with other fans. The fighters are very accessible. Most of the fighters will be available for interviews and autographs after they fight. It’s all part of the experience because as soon as they are done fighting, you will see them out in the crowd enjoying the action. There really is no other sport like this today.”
“We are pleased and excited to be working with the IXFA and our new partnership will bring fans a fantastic high level production with many of the best Professional MMA Fighters out there,” Jerry Nelson, Chief Executive Officer of Nutty Jerry’s, said. “We are committed to consistently bringing the best entertainment possible whether it’s sports or music. This is another step toward that mission. Come out and meet Chuck Liddell and enjoy a great night of fun!
To purchase tickets visit, www.NUTTYJERRYS.com.