RISING SUPERSTAR TYRON WOODLEY TO MAKE HIS MAIN EVENT DEBUT AGAINST LOCAL FAVORITE RUDY BEARS!
TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW AT 10:00AM/CT!
NEW YORK (Oct. 15, 2009) – Fresh off a sparkling victory on Sept. 25, rising superstar and two-time All-American wrestler at the University of Missouri, undefeated Tyron "T-Wood” Woodley (4-0) of St. Louis, will come back on Friday, Nov. 20, when he faces dangerous Rudy Bears (13-5) of Kansas City in the featured bout of an outstanding MMA card at historic Memorial Hall in Kansas City.
The highly regarded Woodley will be making his main event debut in the scheduled three-round, 5-minute welterweight (170 pounds) bout that will be one of five televised on SHOWTIME® at 11:00PM ET/PT (delayed on the west coast).
Non-televised bouts presented by Strikeforce, in association with Shamrock Promotions, will begin at 8 p.m. CT. Doors open at 7:15 CT. Tickets, starting at $35, are available at the Memorial Hall ticket office, online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000.
In other Showtime fights, also slated for three, 5-minute rounds: Bobby Voelker (20-7), Kansas City, vs. Erik Apple (10-1), Newport Beach, Calif. (170 pounds); Aaron Rosa (12-2), San Antonio, Tex., vs. Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante (7-2), Rio De Janeiro (205 pounds); and in 135-pound women’s fights, Kerry Vera (1-0), San Diego, Calif., vs. Kim "Sugar Free” Couture (1-1), Las Vegas, Nev., and undefeated Sarah Kaufman (10-0), Victoria, British Columbia, vs. Takayo Hashi (12-1), Japan.
TICKETS OFFICIALLY GO ON SALE TOMORROW, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 AT 10:00AM/CT!