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Orignal Pub Date: Feb 28, 2008
VISALIA, Ca - The Celler Door -On Febuary 28 at 8pm the weigh-ins for purecombats Lights out event were underway. We have a show ladies and gentlemen. With 9 official fights, 1 no show, and 1 fighter unable to make weight. Lighty and Mince both made weight coming at 205.5 and 206. Local boxing Tulare's Hector Alatorre also made weight and will be facing Elvis Franco for his mma debut which will give him a chance to test his ground game since training with Nick and Nate Diaz. You could feel the excitement and anticipation in the air.
Final Fight Card
Scott Lighty vs Paul Mince
David Granados vs Fernando Arreola
Mike Martinez vs Eli Moreno
Javier Alanis (no show) vs Daniel Pinedo
Greg McIntyre vs Richard Chavez
Ben Davis Vs Scott Ball
Hector Alatorre vs Elvis Franco
Sergio Cortez vs Ray Moroyoqui
Nelson Ocampo (did make weight requirements) vs Brandon Miller
Francisco Loredo vs Joe Morales
Robert Mendez vs Kris Kohls
Dean Lister made an appearance in support of Greg Mcintyre of his own school. Greg will be facing Richard Chavez.
The TapOut film crew was there filming their reality show and exciting fans who crowded into a venue which was at capacity. The "Hot Squad" girls were there giving the crowd some eye candy in between weigh-ins, and might I say doing a fine job.
We had the pleasure of meeting Jeff Sherwood from Sherdog.com. Who allowed us to pick his brain for information. We would like to give a special thanks to Al Joslin and Shelly Matlock of purecombatmma.com for welcoming us to the event.