Not only is Royce Gracie fighting Akiyama in the biggest K-1 show of the year on New Year’s Eve, but he is wearing the promoter hat. Last week was the first installation of Royce Gracie’s FightFest. MMAWeekly caught up with up Royce in Evansville, Indiana and talked to him about Fightfest.
Royce said that they are already planning on the second show being in February in Dallas, Texas. They are looking to have Butterbean back after his win last Friday, and word is that it could be for a title. Some other names thrown out there that are possibilities are Rodrigo Gracie, Marvin Eastman, and Dean Lister. And the secret that everybody wants to know is what band will open up the show, last Friday it was Skid Row.
Go to MMAWeekly TV to see the interview with Royce Gracie.
It’s going to be a busy upcoming weeks on MMAWeekly TV as Ken Shamrock’s Lion’s Den Tryouts will be coming up along with Bas Rutten, Jens Pulver, and not to mention coverage for the K-1 and Pride New Year’s Eve shows. Stay Tuned.