Hey everyone. Travis here with a reminder about all of the really cool stuff taking place for WFC's Battle of the Bay 8. It all starts tomorrow with the official “Battle of the Bay 8” WEIGH-INS. It will be held tomorrow, July 9 at 6pm at the Embassy Suites on USF campus, next to the Sun Dome and are OPEN to the public. The weigh-ins will include a meet and greet with the fighters as well as on-on-one interviews with the press, available upon request.
Then, Battle of the Bay 8 will be held on Friday, July 10 at the USF Sun Dome! Fight promoter and WFC President, Tom Crowther have joined forces to present “Battle of the Bay 8,” an action-packed Mixed Martial Arts extravaganza at Tampa’s USF Sun Dome on Friday, July 10, 2009. WFC’s “Battle of the Bay 8” will feature a main event showdown with former UFC Champion and “Celebrity Rehab” star Ricco Rodriguez and Mario “Big Hurt” Rinaldi along with thrilling bouts from some of the top mixed martial artists in the country.
To make the evening even more exciting, it will be hosted by special guest cage girl Amber Smith, star of VH-1 TV'S two hit reality series, “Celebrity Rehab” and "Sober House." With Ricco and Amber Smith, both stars on “Celebrity Rehab,” the July 10th event will aim on creating anti-drug awareness and promote a world free of both recreational and sports-related drugs with a portion of the proceeds going to Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, or CADCA.
Tickets are still available, so head over to www.ticketmaster.com or www.mmawfc.com to get more details! This is some great Tampa Bay entertainment, so make sure you make your way out to these events!
And, keep checking back for more great things to do in Tampa Bay!