Sterling, Virginia, October 22, 2011
-- Operation Octagon, the Washington, D.C.-metropolitan area's most established and respected Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion company, is pleased to announce the Main Event, a Women's Middleweight (145 lbs.) Championship Title Fight, two other Men's Title fights and over 13 other top-notch MMA fights at its next production:
On October 22, 2011 at the Dulles Sportsplex in front ofa huge crowdofroaring fight fans, Kelsey DeSantis will enter the Cage against Stacy Sneeringer to battle for the Operation Octagon Women'sMiddleweight Championship.
Kelsey, who recently obtained international fame for her bold YouTube invitation to Justin Timberlake to the Marine Corps Ball (and yes, he accepted and will be accompanying her to the gala), is a proud United States Marine Corporal and member of Team Gideon. She is highly skilled in the discipline ofMuay Thai and has yet to be defeated in a MMA match. In this match, Kelsey will cornered by professional MMA fighter, United States Army Staff Sergeant Colton Smith.
Her worthy adversary, Stacy Sneeringer, a viciousstriker, trains at the renowned LA Boxing club and promises to give Kelsey the stiffest challenge of her career.
This bout between female warriors is destined to become one for the ages in the MMA world and is not to be missed!
The Operation Octagon fight card for October 22 will also feature two additional and exciting Championship Titlematches.
In the Light-Heavyweight division, EJ Mecklenburg of the Beta Academy, who recently impressed the MMA world with a stunning submission only46 seconds into the 1st round of his last fight at Operation Octagon XV, will square off against fellow MMA submission specialist, Jeremy Shifflet ofJerakan MMA.
The Welterweight title belt will also be on the line featuring the always entertaining Willie "No Love" Floyd of Gold Medal Grappling who will be defending his Title against DJ Hilton of XFW MMA, a powerful striker who boasts a brutal 7 second knockout in one of his last fights.
Not to be left out are more than 20 other well-trained and dangerous MMA fighters, who will enter the Cage to punch, kick, elbow and grapple each other into submission for the glory of victory and entertainment of the fans of Operation Octagon!
See Kelsey's Invitation to Justin here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6Th0thA4qc
See Justin's acceptance of Kelsey's invite here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lswoAfCwqJs&NR=1
See the story on CNN here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYQvEVFiEPc
See Kelsey's last fight with Operation Octagon here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMzv0SI7Mf0