MMA show to be broadcast in two parts on June 23 and 30
TACOMA, Wash. – SFL America: Team Challenge Seattle vs. Portland is heading to Myx TV.
The event, which merges all the excitement of professional MMA with the traditional team scoring system of collegiate wrestling, will be shown in two parts.
Part 1, which includes Rafael Brewster vs. Jose McKay Rodriguez, Joey Pierotti vs. Chris Evans, and Zach Skinner vs. Benny Vinson, will be broadcast on June 23. Part 2, which include Shane Friesz vs. Journey Newson, Cindy Halesvs. Liz Tracy, and Justin Harrington vs. Bryan Nuro will broadcast June 30.
Highlighting the event, which took place at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma on May 7, was a contest between Seattle’s Justin Harrington and Portland’s Bryan Nuro in a five-round bout for Harrington’s SFL America Lightweight championship.
“We could not have asked for a better way to kick off this new concept. The entire card was spectacular,” said promoter and SFL COO Brian Halquist. “This show, from the opening bout to the main event, has set the standard for future SFL America Team Challenge events very high.”
Team Seattle was coached by UFC veteran and owner of Combat Sport s& Fitness Jeff “Hellbound” Hougland, while Team Portland was under the guidance of Nick “Savage” Gilardi.
Fighters earned 9 points for a KO, 7 points for a submission victory, 5 points for a TKO, 3 points for a decision and 2 points for a draw with the winning team collecting the most combined points.
All of the bouts, including the two opening bouts, will be uploaded to the Super Fight League Youtube account following the broadcasts. The two opening bouts include Chris Stone vs. Kody Hammond and Anthony Zender vs. SeanGee.
SFL America Team Challenge: Seattle vs. Portland was brought to you by Brian Halquist Productions and Super Fight League. For more information, please visit www.halquistproductions.com and the CageSport MMA Facebook page.
SFL America Team Challenge returns to the Emerald Queen Casino on July 23 featuring Team Seattle taking on Team Los Angeles.
Myx TV is the only English language, multicultural Asian-American entertainment network in the United States. Fans in the Seattle/Tacoma market can view Myx TV on Comcast Channel 244 and on DirecTV 2067.
Launched in 2007, Myx TV is a 24/7 Asian American entertainment network in the United States available on cable and satellite, online, and connected devices. The network is broadcast in more than 15 million households on cable providers such as Comcast, Time Warner, Cox and DIRECTV.
ABOUT MYX TV:
Launched in 2007, Myx TV is a 24/7 Asian American entertainment network in the United States available on cable and satellite, online, and connected devices. The network is broadcast in more than 15 million households on cable providers such as Comcast, Time Warner, Cox and DIRECTV. Myx TV’s programming is a unique combination of original and syndicated shows, including reality, music, movies, and digital programming. To find Myx TV in your area and for exclusive content online, visit http://myxtv.com/.
ABOUT BRIAN HALQUIST
Brian Halquist Productions is the Northwest premiere fight promotion company creator of the famed "Battle at the Boat" boxing series promoting more than 17 years and 100 fights at the Emerald Queen Casino. BHP has also built the largest professional MMA series on the USA’s west coast with “CageSport MMA” promoting over 30 fights. Brian Halquist Productions has promoted events for ESPN, ShowTime and HBO and featured on Showtime's historic boxing event in St Lucia, West Indies. Brian Halquist Productions has been promoting fights and concerts for more than 30 years in the Pacific Northwest.