- WHITEHEAD TO FIGHT IN ARIZONA

February 21, 2006
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Press Release
Mike Whitehead, from the tv show Ultimate Fighter 2, will fight next for Rage in the Cage in Arizona. Whitehead will face an opponent who just took our Ricco Rodriguez and Aaron Brink. Here is the RITC Press Release.

PRESS RELEASE

Fort McDowell Casino Presents:

RITC 80 – Fight Night at THE FORT
Mike Whitehead vs Robert Beraun
Edwin Dewees vs Jon Tsosie

Ft McDowell Casino ( Fountain Hills )
Saturday, March 18, 2006
Doors open: 5:00 PM, Fight Time: 7:30 PM

Ticket prices: $15 General Admission/Standing Room Only, $25 Reserved, $50 Ringside and $75 VIP.

Tickets now on sale through TicketMaster ( 480-784-4444 ) and at the Fort McDowell Casino Gift Shop. Call 1-800-THE FORT for details. Discounts for Winners Circle members.

There will be plenty of pre-fight activities: musical entertainment , a Meet & Greet session with RITC fighters. UFC fighters Joe Riggs and Gilbert Aldana will be on hand to sign autographs. The 5PM weigh-ins will be open to the public and the Hooters’ girls will be there too.

The RITC 80 Main Event will feature Arizona favorite Robert Beraun, who knocked out UFC veteran Aaron Brink in November and won by unanimous decision over Pride/UFC veteran Ricco Rodriguez in January. Beraun will
be shooting for his third straight upset victory when he goes against another UFC veteran and TUF2 Reality show participant Mike Whitehead. Whitehead will present another formidable challenge for Beraun.

In the Co-Main Event, popular Edwun Dewees returns to RITC action facing Muay Thai specialist and Rick Roufus trained fighter Joe Tsosie.

Main Events:

Mike Whitehead ( 220 ) vs Robert Beraun ( 260 )
Edwin Dewees ( 200 ) vs Jon Tsosie ( 220 )

Fight card subject to change.

A strong supporting fight card will complement these outstanding Main Events.

Fort McDowell Casino is located off Hwy 87 just 2 miles north of Shea, minutes from Mesa & Scottsdale.

Please visit these web sites for additional information:

http://www.fortmcdowellcasino.com

http://www.rageinthecage.com

Submitted by: John Petrilli ( RITC )

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