Full Card Announced for EFC WARRIOR This Saturday, August 24, at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City


The complete card has been announced for The Darwish Brothers’ latest MMA blockbuster: EFC WARRIOR, being held this Saturday (August 24) in the Grand Ballroom at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.

12 support bouts are scheduled in addition to the three big title fights, headlined by Maryland’s Roya Darvishian (5-2) rematching Whippany, New Jersey’s Jennifer Lopez (4-1) for the EFC Bantamweight Championship; Gabriel Ruiz (3-2) of the EFC Fight Club in Woodland Park, NJ facing Jovany Alvarez (4-2) from Modern Martial Arts in Englishtown, NJ, for the EFC Featherweight Championship; and Barat Jan (3-0) of Eagle Martial Arts in Boonton, NJ, facing Victor Romero (3-3) of Modern Martial Arts in Englishtown, NJ, for the EFC Middleweight Championship.

Tickets for EFC WARRIOR are priced at: $125, $100, $67 and $46 and are on sale now by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-736-1420 or online at www.ticketmaster.com, at the EFC website: www.efcmma.com, or at the Trump Taj Mahal box office on fight night.

EFC WARRIOR

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013

GRAND BALLROOM/TRUMP TAJ MAHAL CASINO HOTEL, ATLANTIC CITY

Welterweight (over 140 to 147 lbs.)

Anthony Verdesco from Lionheart Modern Martial Arts in South Amboy, New Jersey will fight Brandon Browne of Modern Martial Arts in Englishtown, New Jersey

Lightweight (over 130 to 135 lbs.)

Kevin Gocklin of the Ironbound Fight Club in Newark, New Jersey will face Adam Sylvester (1-1) Rosky Combat Sports Training Center in Rahway, New Jersey

Lightweight (over 130 to 135 lbs.)

Will Dodd of EFC Fight Club in Woodland Park, New Jersey will take on Damon Bonner (0-3) of Millville, New Jersey

Middleweight (over 154 to 161 lbs.)

Nick Manela (1-0) from Ricardo Almeida Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy in Robbinsville, New Jersey, will battle Nile Dillon (0-2) of Sparta NJ Mixed Martial Arts in Lafayette, New Jersey

Super Welterweight (over 147 to 154 lbs.)

Tyreek Jacobs (1-0) of EFC Fight Club in Woodland Park, New Jersey will take on Raeph Koch of Camp Sao Lak in Kenilworth, New Jersey

Welterweight (over 140 to 147 lbs.)

Justin Hinds (0-1) Kurt Pellegrino’s Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness Academy in Belmar, New Jersey will go against Charles Argilan (1-0) Worthington Martial Arts

EFC Featherweight Championship (over 122 to 126 lbs.)

Gabriel Ruiz (3-2) of EFC Fight Club in Woodland Park, New Jersey will face Jovany Alvarez (4-2) of Modern Martial Arts in Englishtown, New Jersey

Welterweight (over 140 to 147 lbs.)

Rodrigo Correa of the Ironbound Fight Club in Newark, New Jersey, will make his debut against Matt Firneno (1-0) of Nick Catone’s Mixed Martial Arts Academy in Brick, New Jersey/RJ BJJ

Light Heavyweight (over 168 to 175 lbs.)

Nicholas Kracsun (2-1) from Lionheart Modern Martial Arts in South Amboy, New Jersey will face Andres Velasques (1-0) of Pure Mixed Martial Arts in Denville, New Jersey

Light Heavyweight (over 168 to 175 lbs.)

John Monaco of Blue Line Defense and Fitness in Ewing, New Jersey, will battle Andy Segovia of Tiger Schulmann’s Kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Super Welterweight (over 147 to 154 lbs.)

Tim Dooling (2 -1) of Blue Line Defense and Fitness in Ewing, New Jersey, will battle Nate Fultz of Nick Catone’s Mixed Martial Arts Academy in Brick, New Jersey/RJ BJJ

Junior Heavyweight (over 197 to 210 lbs.)

Tim Lutke (1-0) of AllStar BJJ/MMA in Kenilworth, New Jersey, will face Mike Forte (2-1) from Alex Wilkie’s Martial Arts Academy, in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Super Lightweight (over 135 to 140 lbs.)

Robert Wallin (2-0) of Carmine Zocchi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy of Queens, New York will go against Ricky Bandejas (6-1) of Nick Catone’s Mixed Martial Arts Academy in Brick, New Jersey/RJ BJJ

EFC Middleweight Championship (over 154 to 161 lbs.)

Barat Jan (3-0) of Eagle Martial Arts in Boonton, New Jersey, will take on Victor Romero (3-3) of Modern Martial Arts in Englishtown, New Jersey

MAIN EVENT

EFC Bantamweight Championship (over 112 to 118 lbs.)

Jennifer Lopez (4-1) of AMA Fight Club of Whippany, New Jersey, will rematch against Roya Darvishian (5-2) of Lloyd Irvin’s Martial Arts Academy in Camp Springs, Maryland

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Ticket buyers to the Saturday, August 24, “EFC WARRIOR” event in the Grand Ballroom at Trump Taj Mahal can bring their ticket to the promo booth, sign up for a Trump card, and will then receive $10 free bonus slot dollars on to the card, which can be used at any slot machine at the Taj on fight night.

For more information on EFC and its fighters, visit the EFC website: www.efcmma.com.

Doors open at 7 pm on fight night and the first bout is at 8 pm.



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