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Travis Demars defeats Brian Stark during Extreme Cage Combat Fighting
at The Prime Event Center, Friday, March 20, 2009

(MyBayCity Photos By Julie McCallum)

It Was Wild - It Was Crazy!

It Was Extreme Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Inside A Steel Cage

March 25, 2009       Leave a Comment
By: Julie McCallum, Entertainment Editor

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It was Extreme Cage Combat Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Friday, March 20, 2009 at the Prime Event Center in Downtown Bay City.

Action featured the best extreme fighters from around the tri-cities battling it out in a Steel Cage, in action-packed Mixed Martial Arts following Full Contact MMA Rules.

It was rough - tough - wild - crazy and maybe even a little bloody.

Cage bouts consist of 3 rounds, (If it goes that far) and are judged based on not only striking, but also on grappling, submission attempts, reversals, escapes and defense.

MMA participants do not use any foreign objects. MMA works diligently to provide the safest atmosphere for competitors. Submission moves are released immediately when any fighter verbally submits or by 'tapping out'.

One spectator commented, "It was such a great show even my girlfriend enjoyed the cage fights!!"



(Above) Heavy weight match - Shayne Patterson of Elsie VS. Ed Kirby of Bay City.
(Video & Editing by Julie McCallum)


17 bouts were on the Prime Event Center fight card with fighters from across the state of Michigan. Members of the Mutt Army, Cousin's MMA, Michigan Freestyle, Cage Combat MMA, Mash Fight Team, and New Body Health and Fitness are scheduled to compete.



(Above) Taylor Vitany, local Michigan Idol contestant, stands in the cage with Arthur P. Dore, Ring Announcer, as she sings the National Anthem before the night's entertainment begins.



(Above) In the Light Heavyweight Division, 185 pounder, Bill Fent (Cousin's MMA) jumps on top of the cage for his fans after defeating his opponent Chad Ellison.



(Above Photos) New Body's 24-year old Chris Buck knocked his opponent Dan James of Midland, to the ground and wrapped it up in 11 seconds of the first round.



(Above) Combat Cage fans came from all around the state and were just as wild as the fighters.



(Above Left) Professional MMA fighter Chad Herrick was on hand at the event, giving support and selling his line of Alpha Warrior Fight wear. (Above Right) Speaking of LEGENDS . . . Chris and Julie Noel of Midland came out to support their friend who was fighting that night.



(Above) Tracy "The Hawk" Marsten had his hands full against Marcel Gibbs. Gibbs went on to defeat Marsten. Ring Announcer Art Dore asks The Hawk . . . "What happened!!"



(Above Photos) Travis Demars defeats Brian Stark. (Both from Midland.)




(Above Photos) OH -- HELL YEAH!! Last bout of the evening . . . Doug Hunt defeats Brett Johnson.

Extreme Cage Combat was Sponsored by:

  • Americinn
  • New Body Health and Fitness
  • Michigan Association of Amateur Mixed Martial Arts
  • Stables Martini and Cigar Bar
  • Big House Poker Room
  • Cousins MMA
  • Miller Lite Beer
  • Hooters Restaurant of Bay City


  • HEY CAGE COMBAT FANS!!!

    Look for more Extreme Cage Combat Mixed Martial Arts Fighting
    this summer at Bay City Hooters parking lot.
    Stay Tuned To MyBayCity.com For Details.



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