Hollywood, FL: The world famous Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL is teaming with Action Fight League to bring you FightGame MMA – the first ever combined eSports and live MMA event on Friday, July 19th, 2019. Join Emmy Award winning Host and Commentator Jordan “Jay” Adams as he calls the action during this historical sporting event. Soulful Indie Folk Pop artist Selkii from The Voice will be on hand to sing the National Anthem.
Top eSports players from around the world will compete in fantasy fighting with the elimination rounds taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL from 1pm-6pm ET. At 8pm ET the real fighters will begin battling it out in the cage. The eSports finalists will vie for the Championship Belt on stage during the FightGame MMA event later in the evening.
Outside of South Florida, watch live on Stadium at WatchStadium.com as the action unfolds in South Florida beginning at 8pm ET. You won’t want to miss Chicago Native and Purdue graduate Danny Sabatello, undefeated top prospect out of American Top Team who is taking on UFC Veteran Earnest Walls fighting out of Iowa Top Team. The second female fight of the night features Trisha Cicero, from ATT Coconut Creek looks to keep her winning streak alive while taking on Brandi “Killa Bee” Narvaez out of Corpus Christi. The Main Event features heavyweights Mehdi Hassan versus Emmanuel Verdier. These Main Event fighters make their presence inside the cage with Hassan going for his fourth win in a row and Verdier going for his third win in a row – one of these fighters will end their winning streak on Friday night.
CEO of United Fight Alliance, Jay “Jay” Adams stated, “I’m really excited to be a part of combat sports history and to once again be partnering with Action Fight League, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, The Seminole Tribe and now, Stadium and Fighting Game Championships! For the first time in sports history, Fantasy Combat and Live Combat Unite! We will travel from virtual warfare to real warfare inside the steel cage!”
FightGame will feature 10 professional bouts each with 3 five minute rounds. See the full line-up below (fight card subject to change).
- Calvin Glover vs. Stephan Defalle
- Keith Speed vs. Danny Vega
- Christopher Fernandez vs. Shane O’Shea
- Linda Mihalec vs. Yajaira Cunningham
- Kendly St. Louis vs. Luca Valentin
- Christian Ynastrilla vs. Rob Fuller
- James Hay vs. Matthew Ferraiolo
- Danny Sabatello vs. Earnest Walls
- Trisha Cicero vs. Brandi Narvaez
- Mehdi Hassan vs. Emmanuel Verdier (Main Event)
Learn more about FightGame here. Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.Doors open at 7:30pm, fights begin at 8pm Friday July 19, 2019.