Monday March 16, 2015— Hard Knocks Fighting Championship, Big 4 Motors and Advantage Ford have teamed up to announce the highly anticipated night of professional mixed martial arts, HK42 at Calgary’s Century Casino on March 20, 2015.
HK42 will be the biggest night of fights so far for Hard Knocks Fighting Championship, with a stacked card of well matched, exciting fighters and a pro lightweight title match main event.
“There isn’t another fight promotion that comes close to the excitement we have,” Ari Taub, CEO and Founder of Hard Knocks Fighting Championship, said. “HK42 will not disappoint any fight fan looking to watch some serious action.”
The headlining title bout features the top ranked lightweight mixed martial artist in Canada and UFC hopeful Ryan Dickson (@rydmma), against Bellator Fighting Championship veteran Jason “The Finisher” Fischer (@FinisherMMA) from Detroit.
“The pro and amateur Fight Card for HK42 includes a stellar line up of emerging star fighters,” Taub said. “Great match-ups like our marquee fight between Dickson and Fischer make for very engaging TV. You can count on Hard Knocks bringing more dramatic TV moments, more fights and more behind-the-scenes access than ever before.”
Ryan Dickson, born in Burlington Ontario, is the current Hard Knocks Lightweight title holder. Ryan has knocked out or submitted every fighter he’s beaten. Formerly a hockey player, he battled and successfully overcame testicular cancer in 2013.
Jason Fischer, born in Redford Michigan, is known to MMA fans as “The Finisher” because of his submission and choke holds. Formerly a wrestler, Jason began in his pro careers in 2011, and signed with Bellator in 2012.
“These athletes are pure inspiration and exciting to watch,” Rob Coleman, General Manager at Big 4 Motors, said. “Big 4 Motors stands behind these athletes’ dreams and development and is thrilled to help bring fantastic entertainment to MMA fans.”
“We’re really excited to join Hard Knocks Fighting Championship for HK42, says Shane Robb, Sales Manager for Advantage Ford. “The opportunity to work with such a great sports organization and accomplished athletes is a thrill for our team and customers at Advantage Ford.”
HK42 will be broadcast live from Calgary’s Century Casino and available on live (Pay Per View) worldwide on Friday, March 20 at 9 PM ET / 7 PM MT / 6 PM PT.
Mar 20, 2015 8:30 PM EDT
Venue: Century Casino
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada