Carolina Fight Promotions is one of the best MMA promotions in North Carolina and features some of the best talent on the east coast. On Saturday, October 11th, Carolina Fight Promotions presents "Carolina Crown" a MMA event that will take place at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. This card will be the biggest MMA event in North Carolina history with two titles on the line and attendance rumored to be in the 7K-10K range.
The main event consists of Brandon Garner vs. Seth "Mad Dog" Marquez at 135lbs for the CFP Title. Garner is a NC native and a cast member of TUF 8. However, he was eliminated on the first episode because of a 'No Contest' in which he hit his opponent with an illegal knee. Another CFP title will also be on the line with Nissen Osterneck vs. Aitor Canup at 185lbs. The remainder of the card rounds out like this:
Jon Owens vs. Dustin Paque (145lbs)
Lee Stuckey vs. Matt Taira (155lbs)
Roger Carroll vs. Marcus Thomas (185lbs)
Byron Bloodworth vs. Will Hagerty (140lbs)
Steve Banks vs. Jeremy Stevens (HW Fight)
Jessie Riggleman vs. Valentin Bueno (135lbs)
Adam Jetton vs. Mike Israel (185lbs)
Joseph Carroll vs. Pete Martin (155lbs)
Champ Tramaine vs. Jon Wier (185lbs)
Grant Harris vs. Scott Kingston (155lbs)
Tomar Washington vs. Dustin Bowden (HW Fight)
Dwight Hyman vs. Chris Sutton(HW Fight)
Doors will open at 6:30pm with the show beginning at 7:30pm at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, home of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. Tickets are now available via TicketMaster and the RBC Box Office. This event will also be featuring special musical guest Takedown. Also making special apperances will be Former UFC WW champion Matt "The Terror" Serra, and UFC /EliteXC veteran Renato "Charuto" Verissimo.