MMA card tonight at the Convention Center

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 21, 2009

Xtreme Sports Entertainment will put on a mixed-martial arts cage fight, the “Battle in the Burg” tonight at 7 at the Vicksburg Convention Center.

Tickets are $35 and VIP tables (10 people minimum) are $600.

Special guests making an appearance include former UFC world champion Tito Ortiz and former five-time World Muay Thai champion and former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) lightweight champion Rob “Razor” McCullough. UFC fighters Alan Belcher, who will be fighting Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 100, and Tiki Ghosn will also appear.

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Local fighters scheduled for bouts include Brian Albin, Cory Holder, Kelly Leo, Chris Wright, Tony Roberts, Mike Perez, Chewy Smith, Eric Thompson, Jason Floyd, Israel Gomes, Alex Ducksworth, Michael Henager, Lance Thompson and Fred Mitchell.