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Belts on the line at Black Bear Print E-mail
Written by Ben Pherson   
Thursday, 10 November 2011 20:35

Two belts will be on the line Saturday night when Fearless Fighting Championship 9 invades Black Bear Casino, just outside of Cloquet, Minn.

FFC 9 is set to start at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, with a whopping 17 fights on the card, including two pro bouts, two female fights and a pair of title bouts.

Minnesota's Billy Christianson is set to fight for the FFC 155-pound professional title against veteran Brian Learn, who suffered a TKO loss last weekend to Zach Schumack during Evolution at Epic.

Christianson comes into the fight with a 4-1 record, while Learn dropped to 14-13 as a pro with last weekend's setback.

Inner Strength standout Marzett Turner is making his pro debut Saturday. The No. 5-ranked 185-pounder will take on Chris Hicks, who was 9-4 as an amateur. Turner was a perfect 9-0 during his amateur career.

Turner's brother, Terrance, also will be returning to the cage Saturday looking for the second win of his amateur career against Kevin Campbell (0-6).

The FFC 155-pound amateur title also will be on the line as Inner Strength's Ryan Vanpuymbrouck takes on Travis Turk (1-0). RVPB is 6-2 as an amateur.

Fights are scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and tickets, which start at $35, will be available at the door.


Black Bear Casino * Saturday


155 - Billy Christianson (4-1) vs. Brian Learn (14-13).

185 - Marzett Turner (0-0, 9-0) vs. Chris Hicks (0-0, 9-4)


Heavyweight - Tim Gamradt (2-0) vs. Matt Hong (3-1).

205 - Brandon Ganz (0-0) vs. Jake Lindberg (0-0)

185 - Terrence Turner (1-0) vs. Kevin Campbell (0-6).

170 - Kevin Tadder (2-1) vs. Blake Menard (1-0).

170 - Donald Kunze (3-2) vs. Mark Bailey (3-1).

160 - Gage Savage (0-0) vs. Alex Hong (0-1).

155 - Jeremy Johnson (5-3) vs. Jesse Toelle (3-3).

155 - Nick Myer (2-1) vs. Dylan Houle (0-1).

155 - Ryan Vanpuymbrouck (6-2) vs. Travis Turk (1-0).

155 - Donny Morris (0-0) vs. Robbie Eastlick (0-0).

155 - Destiny Gervais (0-0) vs. Missy Pontbriand (0-1).

145 - Robert Tahitnen (3-0) vs. Ryan Miller (4-5).

145 - Nick Spina (4-2) vs. Sonny Hain (0-0).

145 - Jeff Olson (0-0) vs. Dave Jeanette (0-1).

145 - Paige Halverson (1-0) vs. Tiffany Simmons (0-0).

Last Updated on Friday, 11 November 2011 16:02