by Tom Call – MMAWeekly.com
Gladiator Challenge: AVALANCHE arrives at Chukchansi Gold
Resort and Casino on Sunday, December 11th. This fight card features 30 full contact fighters from around the nation, ready to step into the steel cage and do

King of the Cage World Bantamweight Champion Urijah Faber, the most exciting and dominating pound-for-pound athlete in the world, takes on Charles ‘Krazy Horse’ Bennett.

Faber’s vicious, relentless ground and pound attack and wildly unorthodox striking has made him the man to beat at
145 pounds, landsliding over opponent after opponent. Pride veteran and #5 Lightweight contender, Krazy Horse returns from Japan, fired up and determined to knock out the champ.

Mariposa’s own Andy Maccarone takes on central California’s premiere gladiator, Dustin ‘the Rooster’ Arden. Maccarone, the #4 Middleweight contender, fights out of Team Kihon in Mariposa, and is undefeated in
Gladiator Challenge. The Rooster is the #1 Middleweight contender and looks to turn the match into a brawl and knock out his challenger.

Maccarone’s technical kickboxing matches up against Arden’s aggressive, brawling style to promise an exciting main event bout.

In other main event action, Team Kihon’s Anthony ‘El Toro’ Ruiz fights Team Rampage’s undefeated Shane Yocum. Ruiz, fighting out of Coarsegold, is one of the hardest working fighters in central California, including a win
on King of the Cage PPV. On Sunday, he fights in the main event in his home town.

Yocum brings his aggressive, fearless striking to the table, attempting to remain undefeated in his first main event fight.

Don’t miss Gladiator Challenge: AVALANCHE at the premiere
casino in central California, Chukchansi Gold. The Chukchansi Gold Halfdome Theater hosts the ultimate Gladiator Challenge of the year on Sunday, December 11th.
Doors open at 1:30pm, fights start at 3:00pm. For tickets call the Chukchansi Gold Casino at 1-866-7-WIN-WIN.