Jul 14, 2012 8:00pm
Doors open at: 7:00pm
It’s that time again… time for Caged Combat 6 at Spirit Mountain Casino! Experience MMA action at its finest when United Combat Sports returns once again with an all-star fight card loaded with local talent on July 14th. Lisa Ellis and Amy “Lil’ Dynamite” Davis will face off for the UCS 110-pound professional women’s title.
Ellis (14-8-0) has scored a number of big wins since her professional debut in late 2004 as one of the most experienced female fighters in the sport. This next fight will be her chance to score another title belt against Davis.
Davis (3-2-0) is primarily known for her striking skills and has already faced some of MMA’s top talent in the 105-pound women’s division. The upcoming fight will be a tough test for her, but she has the chance to win her first mixed martial arts title if she’s able to beat Ellis, a veteran submission grappler.Here’s how the two ladies match up in stats:
Lisa Ellis Age: 29 Height: 5’4” Weight: 106 lbs Association: United Training Center Class: Atomweight Olympia, Washington
Wins: 14 0 KO/TKO (0%) 10 Submissions (71%) 4 Decisions (29%)
Loses: 1 KO/TKO (13%) 5 Submissions (63%) 2 Decisions (25%)
Amy “Lil’ Dynamite” Davis Age: 37 Height: 5’3” Weight: 106 lbs Association: Davis Muay Thai Class: Atomweight Idaho Falls, Idaho
Wins: 3 1 KO/TKO (33%) 1 Submissions (33%) 1 Decisions (33%)
Losses: 2 0 KO/KT) (0%) 1 Submissions (50%) 1 Decisions (50%)
Also known as ultimate fighting or cage fighting, mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-combat sport that allows for a blend of other techniques and battle sports in a competition format. Fighters will often use a mix of grappling and striking techniques, and most will cross-train in a variety of fighting styles to stay competitive.
Don’t forget: Fight starts at 8 p.m., doors open at 7, for ages 21 and over. Tickets are on sale now starting at $15! Check back with the Spirit Mountain Casino Valley to Coast blog each week for local activities and adventures, from the Oregon Coast to the Willamette Valley.