IFC Rock N Rumble In Reno

Press Release
Downtown Reno Presents: IFC Caged Combat


-July 30 at 5:30 p.m. Reno Events Center-

(June 22, 2005) – IFC Caged Combat Ltd., Tuf N’ Uff Productions and Downtown Reno Presents IFC Caged Combat “Rock N’ Rumble” Saturday, July 30 at the Reno Events Center. Some of the best fighters in the world will be meeting in the IFC thirty foot steel cage for a one night party of pure action both in the cage and out on July 30, 2005. It’s just about anything goes – punching, kicking, throwing, choking, arm bars, ankle locks – it’s all happening here. You’ve seen these guys fight for the money on PPV, now catch the action live at the Reno Events Center in Downtown Reno.

Presented by Circus Circus Reno, Eldorado Hotel Casino, Harrah’s Reno, and Silver Legacy Resort Casino the event will feature nine fights including four championship fights plus some serious rock by the very hot breakout group Redcel. In the main event will be Brazil’s Roan “Jucao” Carneiro against Jake Shields of the Cesar Gracie team out of Concord CA. Other familiar names fighting in the cage will be Travis Wiuff, Tony Fryklund, Randy Spence, Brett Bergmark, Rocky Batastini, Tim McKensie and Spencer Fisher. Outside the ring will be a host of special guests and celebrities including Playboy Model and Howard Stern favorite Heidi Cortez as well as the Star of NBC’s “The Contender” series, Reno’s own Joey Gilbert.

IFC Caged Combat Ltd. fighters come from many backgrounds; they are respected as some of the best athletes in the world. Most use a combination of boxing, wrestling, open hand combat and martial arts fighting techniques in the ring. Bouts can be won by knockout, submission or by the scorecard.

There are three five-minute rounds in a non-championship bout and five five-minute rounds in a championship bout. Known for their extreme, no holds barred fighting in the 30-foot steel cage IFC Caged Combat Ltd. fighters will do anything necessary to win. The event is sanctioned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. IFC Caged Combat – It’s here and it’s real!

Redcel hits the stage at 5:30 p.m., fights start at 6:30 p.m. and it isn’t over until the last fight ends. Nine great mixed martial arts fights, a night of hot music, dancing cage girls, Heidi and plenty of action – it’s all under one roof at Rock N’ Rumble at the Reno Event Center Saturday, July 30.

Tickets to see IFC Caged Combat Ltd. Rock N’ Rumble on July 30 at the Reno Events Center are $100.00, $60.00, $35.00 and $30.00 including tax and fees. Tickets may be purchased by phone at 1-888-288-1833, online at www.downtownreno.com and at Circus Circus’ Main Cage, the Eldorado Showroom Box Office, Harrah’s Box Office, and Silver Legacy’s Club Legacy Box Office.

In a unique collaboration called Downtown Reno, Circus Circus Reno, Eldorado Hotel Casino, Harrah’s Reno Casino and Hotel, and Silver Legacy Resort Casino are working together to bring an unparalleled lineup of concerts, events and gaming promotions to Reno. With a common goal of positioning downtown Reno as the center of tourism in northern Nevada, the group is pleased to build on the success of recent concerts and events including performances by Alicia Keys, Stevie Nick, Reba McEntire, and Tony Bennett, live boxing events with ESPN2 and Showtime and the Reno Supermoto Classic.