Press Release
FRIDAY, December 29th, 2006.
Where: Southpoint Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Blvd.
Doors open at 7:00 Fights begin at 8:00

This New Years weekend will be one to remember for fight fans in Sin City! TUFF-N-UFF Pro/Am will take place on December 29th, the day before the Tito Ortiz meets Chuck Liddell again. TUFF-N-UFF productions would like to invite all MMA fans to celebrate this holiday weekend with us, at our R U TUFF-N-UFF event, and watch exciting amateur MMA fights that are sanctioned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, for the first time.

* Fight card subject to change

Main event: Angela Hayes vs. Ginele Marquez

Angela Hayes fights out of the Kongo-do dojo out of Colorado Springs under trainer Chuck Daily. Angela has a 4th degree blackbelt and has competed in Chuck Norris’ World Combat League and is 1-0 in MMA. Ginele Marquez is stepping up on 2 weeks notice to replace Jamie Lynn that
was unable to compete. Fighting out of her hometown of Las Vegas Ginele has a record of 2-4-1 in MMA. She’s the only female MMA fighter to take the dominant 13-0-1 Kelly Kobald to a draw. She’s on a two fight win streak and looks to keep it going.

Manny Reyes Jr. vs. T.J. Brown

Manny is known for his controversial postings on popular MMA websites and has competed in Karate since childhood. His opponent, T.J. Brown fights out of Cobra Kai and trained by Marc Laimon. Brown will look to quiet Manny with some ground and pound, while Manny will try to keep the fight standing.
MMA sensation, Renato “Babalu” Sobral will compete in a submission wresting match against 06 Abu Dhabi trial champion, Misha Cirkunov. “Babalu” will corner his teammate, Marcio Cruz the following night when he fights Andrei Arlovski.

Angelo Antuna vs. Kevin Ross Grudge match

These men don’t like each other. Angelo called out Ross at a recent Muay Thai match and there is some bad blood. Angelo trains with Muay Thai standout, Kit Cope and has wrestled since grade school. He’s comfortable both standing and on the ground. Kevin Ross fights out of the Xyience center and has been training like a madman for this fight. This one could be a barnburner!

David Smith vs. Aaron Carvalho

Inside Kung-fu magazine last month named “Kick” Nick Las Vegas’ toughest man. He will bring his protégé fighter, David Smith. David just fought 3 weeks ago and won by TKO in the 1st round and remains undefeated at 3-0. He will be taking on Aaron Carvalho trained by Apollo Sebastion of Fasi Sports.

Donald Cerone (Ring of Fire Co) vs. J.R. Sims (UNLVBoxing)

Fighting out of UNLV Boxing is JR. Sims. He will befighting Donald “Cowboy” Cerone. Cowboy is 4-0 in MMA and 22-0-1 in Muay Thai. Expect some bombs to fly in his one!

Amateur matches include:

Nikki Garcia (Jackson Submission NM) vs. Lacey Whitlash (Colorado)
Lance Burton (Excel) vs. Weston Duschan (PFTC)
Other fighters scheduled to compete include: Troy Yainia, Jason Carpenter, Billy Carpenter
The “voice of MMA” Bruce Buffer will be the announcer and none other than, Big John McCarthy to work the main event.

Tickets start at just $25. Don’t miss this exciting fighting event! R U TUFF-N-UFF?
For tickets call: 702-797-8055