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Tim Sylvia, Fight Tour Come to Rockford

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Tim Sylvia, Fight Tour

Fight Tour is coming to Rockford on August 13th, and they are bringing some big names with them.

– Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia will battle Shayne Adams.

– UFC and King of the Cage vet LaVerne Clark will take on former UFC fighter Sean Salmon.

– Two more former UFC fighters will compete against each other when Houston Alexander takes on Roufusport’s Razak Al-Hassan

Also on the card, undefeated fighters Peter Simone and Nate McCoy will fight.

The event will have fifteen total amateur and professional fights, as well as live music. Rockford’s ‘The Pimps’ are scheduled to perform at the show. They were featured on the Mission Impossible 2 Soundtrack with their hit ‘Rocket Science’ as well as the Crazy/Beautiful soundtrack with the song ‘Sumpin’.

International platinum recording artists Drowning Pool will also perform. Drowning Pool’s debut single ‘Bodies’ is synonymous with the smash mouth, hard hitting action of mixed martial arts.

The even takes place on August 13, 2011 at the Rockford Metro Centre in Rockford, Illinois. Tickets will go on sale on June 13th at 10am. Tickets can be purchased at www.metrocentre.com or at the Metro Centre Box office located at 300 Elm Street in Rockford, Illinois.

About Matt Lo Cascio

Matt Lo Cascio is a former TV producer who turned to new media in 2005, and he is the co-founder and editor of Chicago's MMA. He is also the play-by-play announcer for the XFO. His work has been published by ESPN.com, DraftKings, The Comeback, FanSided and more.

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