On Friday March 9, MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fans get an opportunity to catch some live action in Lemoore, Californina at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino. Tachi Palace Fights 12, "Second Coming", will feature 8 MMA fights, including a featherweight championship fight.
The main event at Tachi Palace Fights 12 will be a bantamweight battle between Casey Olson and Cody Gibson. Olson is 6-1 in has last 7 fights an is looking to increase his winning streak to three in a row. Gibson is coming off a loss at Tachin Palace Fights 11, but he's coming down to the bantamweight division where he is looking to be a serious threat.
The co-main event at Tachi Palace Fights 12 will be a featherweight title fight. Georgy Karakhanyan will be defending the title he won at Tachi Palace Fights 11. Karakhanyan won the title with an impressive triangle submission victory over Isaac DeJesus in the first round of their fight. Attempting to snatch the title from Karakhanyan will be Micah Miller who is coming into this fight on a three fight winning streak that included a neck crank submission and a KO.
Also on the Tachi Palace Fights 12 fight card will be MMA veteran Savant Young who came out of a long layoff at Tachi Palace Fights 11 and won via a powerful guillotine choke. He will be facing Robert Emerson who's record includes four wins in the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship).
Check out this video of how Savant Young gets ready for an MMA fight. This was shot before his comeback fight at Tachi Palace Fights 11.
Here's the complete fight Card for Tachi Palace Fights 12 "Second Coming":
Casey Olson (13-3) vs. Cody Gibson (5-2)
Georgi Karakhanyan (17-3-1) vs. Micah Miller (17-4)
Robert Emerson (11-10) vs. Savant Young (10-8)
Francisco Rivera (6-2) vs. Antonio Duarte (15-3)
Bubba Jenkins (1-0) vs. Chris Gomez (2-3)
Liron Wilson (9-5) vs. Dave Huckaba (16-4)
Anthony Avila (6-1) vs. Art Becerra (4-2)
Alex Perez (4-2) vs. Edgar Diaz (2-2)
Tachi Palace Fights 11 was an exciting MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) event that featured 4 fights ending via submission techniques, and 2 ending via TKO/KO. Look for Tachi Palace Fights 12 "Second Coming" to showcase the same type of fan pleasing MMA action.
Tickets to Tachi Palace Fights 12 can be purchased at www.tachipalace.com or by phone at 1-800-225-2277. Event tickets may also be purchased at the Tachi Palace Gift Shop. If you can't make it to the the fights, this MMA event will stream live and free on www.Sherdog.com at 5:30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).