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World Fighting Championships is back at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Hotel for live action –packed professional boxing. The best local talent is once again set to entertain a packed crowd. Doors to the arena open at 7 P.M., fights start at 8 P.M.
“The crowds at the Belle of Baton Rouge have been amazing for every show we have put on in Louisiana. It’s great to be providing the stage for some local fan favorites that leave it all out there in the ring. On August 16th, we have another fight card that will result in some spectacular finishes,” WFC C.E.O. Matt McGovern.
Six bouts are scheduled on a fight card that includes world class level talent. In the main event, local fan favorite and up-and-comer Justin Thomas returns to the WFC ring with a perfect 8 wins and 0 losses. He’s welcoming WFC newcomer Martin Verdin, who enters with an impressive record of his own at 18 wins and 17 losses.
“Martin Verdin is a very tough fighter; I’m not looking too far past this fight. He brings a lot of experience and will be a big test for me. I’m blessed to have the support that I have and it motivates me to go harder. I hope to be a world champion or #1 contender in the next few years,” says main event fighter Justin Thomas.
Co-main event fighter, Eric “Babyface” Johnson also looks forward to once again being a part of the WFC in Baton Rouge. Í work on new things every week and each opponent my management gets for me helps me work on those things.” Johnson also spoke about the different atmosphere WFC brings. “When I come back to Baton Rouge and fight in front of my fans it makes me really excited. I’m glad to be a part of this card and the WFC, “ says Eric “Babyface” Johnson.
The card is action packed with top notch Louisiana professional boxing talent including Lanny Dardar, Todd Manuel, Chris Gray, Gary Bergeron, Demond Brock, Terrance Williams, Larry Stampley, John Revish, and Arthur Thomas.
Tickets for WFC 26 start at $30 and are available now through WFCFights.com This show invites boxing fans of any ages.
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