HK43 fight event broadcasts live from Calgary’s WinSport Complex on the Fight Network, Friday May 22 at 11 PM EST / 9 PM MST / 8 PM PST.
HK43 features two professional title fights and former UFC fighter, Nick “The Promise” Ring.
Friday May 22th, 2015– “The pro and amateur Fight Card for HK43 is a phenomenal line up of emerging young fighters,” said Ari Taub, CEO of Hard Knocks Fighting Championship. “Great match-ups like our marquee fight between Nick Ring and Jason Zentgraf make for very captivating TV. You can count on Hard Knocks to bring more dramatic TV moments, more fights and more behind-the-scenes access than ever before.”
Headlining the night will be UFC veteran Nick “The Promise” Ring (13-3) fighting against Montana native Jason “The Savage” Zentgraf (7-2). Nick, has fought in seven UFC events including UFC Fight Night 33, UFC 158, UFC 149, UFC 135, UFC 131 and UFC 127.
Nick is well rounded in his wins, he has won via armbar, chokes, punches, strikes and going the distance winning by unanimous decision. Jason is no stranger to the cage having fought three times for MFC (Maximum Fighting Championship) and KOTC (King Of The Cage). Jason has won all of the bouts by submissions – mostly via choke.
“Its been awhile since I have fought in front of a home crowd,” said Nick Ring, former UFC fighter. “I’m looking forward to stepping into the Hard Knocks cage to dominate Jason “The Savage” Zentgraf.”
Light Heavyweight Title Fight
The Light Heavyweight title fight includes the current, Latvian born, Hard Knocks Light Heavyweight Champion and UFC hopeful Misha Cirkunov (8-2) fighting against Ohio born Bellator and Turf Wars veteran Shaun “The Bully” Asher (9-1-1).
Misha Cirkunov, is looking to defend his belt and bring it back home to Toronto. Watch the event here on FightBookMMA.com or on GFL.tv.
HK43 Fight Card:
Jason “The Savage” Zentgraf vs. Nick “The Promise” Ring
Parwez “Wolf” Ghulam vs. Matthew “The Lion” Spisak
Misha Cirkunov vs. Shaun “The Bully” Asher
Will Woo vs. Murray Hunter
Kyle Messenger vs. Patrick Leblanc
Jason Fournier vs. Justin Basra
Keegan “The Condition” Oliver vs. Derek Falk
Sergej “El Dorado” Juskevic vs. LT “Smash” Nelson
Jordan “Hellboy” McKay vs. Joel Powell
Aaron “Gorilla” Gallant vs. Mike “Caveman Bully” O’Neill
Tyler Kobayashi vs. Nick Felber
Riley Pequin vs. Jordan Seims
Owen Carr vs. Ryan Connor
Trent Rowell vs. Devon “The Giant Killer” Smith