Friday, October 21, 2011

Jackson’s MMA Series Weigh-Ins Set for October 21st at the Hard Rock Albuquerque Showroom

Jackson’s MMA Series Weigh-Ins Set for October 21st at the Hard Rock Albuquerque Showroom
Weigh-Ins to be Streamed LIVE and for Free from the Hard Rock Showroom at on October 21st, 2:00 PM MST 2011 – Tune In to Watch!

(PRESS RELEASE) -- The Jackson’s MMA Series returns October 22nd, 2011! The Jackson’s MMA Series has become the premiere MMA fight promotion in the Southwest and has launched multiple fighters to the next level. Jackson’s MMA Series Veterans Johnny Bedford and Diego Brandao will be appearing on the upcoming season of UFC’s Ultimate Fighter 14. In addition, multiple series fighters have been signed to Strikeforce including Julie Kedzie, Isaac Valle-Flagg, Lionel Lanham and Sarah D'Alelio.

Media and fans are encouraged to attend in person to watch the weigh-ins at the Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque for Jackson’s MMA Series VI. The Weigh-Ins will be broadcast LIVE and FREE at on October 21st, 2:00 PM MST 2011. All fighter weigh-ins will be broadcast including amateurs. The weigh-ins will proceed from the bottom of the card to the top of the card.

Jackson’s MMA Series VI will be held on October 22nd at 7:00 PM MST at the spectacular Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Albuquerque in New Mexico. A Double Main Event has been scheduled for Jackson’s MMA Series VI. Jackson’s own and Strikeforce and Dream Veteran Joey Smokin’ Villaseñor (27-9) will take on Shark Fight Vet Chuck “Rough Chuck” Parmelee (33-13-1). Villaseñor will be making his 170 Pound Welterweight debut in this showdown. Villaseñor brings an exceptional MMA fight game with hard striking and skilled ground work to this fight. Parmelee is a seasoned vet fighting out of Sioux City, Iowa. Parmelee has 23 KOs to his credit and is looking to take out Villaseñor. This matchup is guaranteed to be explosive!

The Double Main Event will also feature Albuquerque’s and Jackson’s own Matt Levya (7-2) taking on Team Quest Fighter Federico Lopez (5-4) fighting out Temecula, CA in a 135 pound Bantamweight. Also on the pro card and representing Team Jackson is the explosive Hunter Tucker (1-0). Hunter will be taking on Albuquerque Kickboxing Gym’s own Freddie Crosby making his Pro Debut in this 145 lbs. fight. Exciting Jackson Fighter Nick Urso (1-0) will clash with Tucson’s Freddie Lux (4-0) in 125 lbs. contest. Rounding out the pro card will be 145 lbs. matchup between Jackson’s Rich Chavez (2-5) and Las Cruces based and Three Cross BJJ product Nate Patterson (1-1).

The amateur card will feature the winners of 104.1 The Edge Fighter Challenge (EFC). This installment of the EFC will feature a representative of Team Santa Fe coached by Tait Fletcher and Henry Martinez taking on a representative from Team Albuquerque coached by John Dodson and Chad LaMoine. There will be four additional amateur matchups to fill out another exciting night of MMA fights! For more information go to

For more information please contact Ricky Kottenstette at 505.304.1790 or

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