This event will take place at Taglyan Complex on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Red Carpet entry will begin at 7:00 p.m. and the Pro fights will start at 8:15 p.m sharp. FighBook MMA will be covering this event so stay tuned for our complete recap and official results.
The night’s event will feature 5 Professional MMA bouts fully sanctioned by The California State Athletic Commission. At this event, you will experience formal sit-down dining, hosted bar, celebrity meet and greets, unparalleled networking opportunities, and the chance to take part in the honoring of combat sport’s most iconic individuals.
In the main event, Raz “New Level” Brings (7-2) fighting out of Modi’in, Israel is the number one prospect in Israel who will embark on his journey to the USA to challenge the hometown kid, Aaron La Farge (4-2) fighting out of La Habra Heights, California. Brings is stepping into the SMASH Cage winning four fights in a row with his last fight defeating Mykola Rog at B1 MMA. La Farge is coming into this fight with a loss against Cody Davis at LXF 6. Who will take home the first-ever SMASH MMA Flyweight Title?
To kick off the fight card, we will see Christina Marks (8-10) fighting out of San Diego, California taking on Claudia “Phoenix” Zamora (3-3) fighting out of Miami Florida. Marks won her last fight against Jasmine Clarkson in a Bare Knuckle Boxing bout at World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation. In her last MMA fight, she did come short and lost against Milana Dudieva at Invicta FC 28. Zamora is stepping into the SMASH Cage losing her last fight against Montserrat Rendon at Freedom Fight Night. You don’t want to miss this fight as both females are going to give the fans what they want, ACTION!
SMASH Seating is exclusive to ONLY 250 total guests and you can purchase your tickets by going here. Golden Tickets are available and exclusive to ONLY 10 total guests this is an opportunity to be seated at our featured honoree table and to purchase these tickets you can go here. VIP Cage-side Seating will be available and you can purchase these tickets by going here. This event is The Most Exclusive FIGHT NIGHT In The World and this is a Black tie event. Formal attire is required and the dress code will be enforced at the door, with no exceptions.
Guests must be 21+ years old to attend. This is an all-inclusive event featuring passed hors d’oeuvres, cage-side premium dinner service with top-shelf alcohol, and other refreshments. Valet service is available for just $8, please drive responsibly.
SMASH Global produces exclusive events showcasing professional MMA fighters, creating the most exciting black tie entertainment in the world. The class and luxury of boxing, the raw excitement of MMA, and the elegance of a black-tie gala into one can’t-miss networking event.
The company was founded on four core tenets:
- First, we believe mixed martial arts is the most exciting form of entertainment and the future of all combat sports.
- Secondly, we believe networking is the single most important driver for creating new business opportunities.
- Thirdly, we believe honoring those who have made a significant impact in the world of combat sports is of the utmost importance.
- Finally, we believe in supporting a cause and giving back to the underserved and less fortunate.
SMASH Global gives the sport of mixed martial arts what it deserves. The class and luxury of boxing, the raw excitement of professional MMA, and the extravagance of a black-tie gala into one can’t-miss event. Their events also honor those who have dedicated their lives and sacrificed everything to revolutionize combat sports. Previous SMASH Honorees have included Martial Arts and Action Icons Dolph Lundgren and Steven Seagal, Hollywood Icons Mel Gibson, Mickey Rourke, and Lou Ferrigno, UFC Hall of Famers Ken Shamrock, Tito Ortiz and Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell, Boxing Legends Freddie Roach, James “Lights Out” Toney, Earnie Shavers, and “Sugar” Shane Mosley and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Legend Rigan Machado.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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