MFC – New Jersey’s MMA Event Looks Out For Charity!

MFC 5 ‘USA versus JAPAN’Saturday, November 5th, 2005Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, NJ

As part of the upcoming MFC-5 ‘USA vs Japan’, the MFCwill be donating some money to a worthy cause, thePassaic County Elks Club Cerebral Palsy Center’ statesmatchmaker Miguel Iturrate. ‘This center is a schoolcommitted to helping kids with various disabilitiesand special needs. One of our fighters, JoeyKnockdown’ Brown works with one of the kids, and wewanted to support his efforts. We didnt want tocollect money from a bunch of people, the MFC wantedto become involved and write a check directly. Othergroups have become involved, like the AFC in Florida,our friends at BOUTREVIEW.COM and several of thefighters on the card have added to the collections, soon November 5th the will receive a donation from theMFC and the MMA community. It is a good thing.’

Joey ‘Knockdown’ Brown fights Japanese star HiroyukiAbe on November 5th’s MFC 5 ‘Japan v USA’ event, inone of the feature bouts of the evening.

The Passaic County Elks Club Cerebral Palsy Centerwebsite is at:

The current complete card for MFC 5 appears below andis subject to final approval by the New Jersey StateAthletic Control Board.

Current Card – (Subject To Change):

MFC SPOTLITE / FEATURE LADIES BOUT:3 ROUNDS / 132 LBS (Ladies):Tara Larosa (Team ROC, Fayetteville NC) v. AmandaBuckner (Academy of MMA, Portland, ME)

USA versus JAPAN’ – MMA (3 RDS of 5 MIN):

3 ROUNDS / 205 LBS:Wilson Gouviea (ATT, Ft Lauderdale, FL) v. KazuhiroHamanaka (Inoki Office, Tokyo, Japan)

3 ROUNDS / 170 LBS:Eddie Alvarez (Fight Factory, Philadelphia, PA) v.Daisuke ’13’ Hanazawa (MMA Dojo Cobra-kai, Osaka,Japan)

3 ROUNDS / 170 LBS:Kurt Pellegrino (ATT, Ft Lauderdale, FL) v. KazukiOkubo (U-File, Tokyo, Japan)

3 ROUNDS / 155 LBS:Joey ‘KNOCKDOWN’ Brown (Team Renzo Gracie, NJ) v.Hiroyuki Abe (AACC, Tokyo, Japan)

3 ROUNDS / 265 LBS:Alex Roberts (#3 in Pancrase, Kuju-ken Kaikan /Justice Management, Tokyo, Japan) v. Jay White (TeamQuest, Portland, OR)

3 ROUNDS / 215 LBS:Mike Patt (Team Jorge Gurgel JJ, Dayton, OH) v. YusukeMasuda (AACC, Tokyo, Japan)

3 ROUNDS / 130 LBS:Chris Macgrath (Advanced Fighting Systems, Mahwah, NJ)v. ‘BJ’ (AACC, Tokyo, Japan)

3 ROUNDS / 185 LBS:Jose Rodriguez (Freelance, NJ) v. Yuichirou Tsuchida(Kuju-ken Kaikan, Osaka, Japan)

3 ROUNDS / 170 LBS:Chris Ligouri (Team Rhino, NJ) v. ‘Toraji’ (AACC,Tokyo, Japan)

3 ROUNDS / 170 LBS:Stephen Haigh (Fight Factory, Philadelphia, PA) v.Yuji Miyazaki (MMA Dojo Cobra-kai, Osaka, Japan)

MFC SPOTLITE:3 ROUNDS / 195 LBS:Bristol Marunde (ATT, Seattle, WA) v. Rich Attonito(Planet JJ, East Hanover, NJ)

3 ROUNDS / HVYWT:Jason Guida (Gilbert Grappling, Chicago, IL) v. PatStano (CORE Martial Arts Voorhees, New Jersey)

3 ROUNDS / 170 LBS:Steve Bruno (ATT, Ft Lauderdale, FL) v. Jay Jack(Academy of MMA, Portland, ME)

Tickets are available now at /Keywords: Mixed Fighting Championship or by callingthem at 1-800-736-1420

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