The Evolution Of Mixed Martial Arts

September 7th Fight Card


September 7th, 2007

The Evolution of Mixed Martial Arts begins Friday September 7th in Fargo, ND at the Fargo Civic Center.  Doors open at 6:30pm, fights are scheduled to begin at 7:30pm.

Triple Threat Main Event!
  Name: Travis "The Ironman" Fulton
  Name: Paul "BigNasty" Bowers
Height: 6'0" Height: 6'1"
Weight: 245 lbs. Weight: 265 lbs.
Record: 203-37-2 (w-l-d) Record: 9-6 (w-l)
Hometown: Cedar Falls, IA Hometown: East Leroy, MI
The record is not a type-o, this is the Ironman.  Travis Fulton has been competing in one-on-one combat since 1996 and has racked up over 200 wins, fighting the likes of Dan Severn, Jeremy Horn, Forrest Griffin, Rich Franklin, Renato Sobral, Ricco Rodriguez, and many, many more. 
Paul is the Head MMA Instructor for Dan “The Beast” Severn’s Fight Team, Head Muay Thai Instructor for Team Wally Carlson Gracie Fight Team.  Loves to stand and trade, has several head kick K.O.’s, Fights to finish fights, but has gone the distance. Very charismatic in and out of the cage, all around exciting fighter.

Winner by SD

29-28,29-28, 27-30

  Name: Kyle Jesen
  Name: Sheldon Martin
Height:   Height:  
Weight: 170 lbs Weight: 178 lbs.
Record: 30-10-1 (w-l-d) Record: 4-2 (w-l)
Hometown: Thief River Falls, MN Hometown:

Belcourt, ND by way of

Fargo, ND

Winner by RNC 2:59 of Rd. #2
  Name: Brian Heden
  Name: Tony Kelly
Height: 5'11" Height: 5'11"
Weight: 245 lbs. Weight: 250 lbs.
Record: 21-4 (w-l) Record: 10-5 (w-l)
Hometown: Detroit Lakes, MN Hometown: Rapid City, SD
Heden has been working his way through the heavyweight ranks and last year fought UFC legend Dan 'The Beast' Severn fighting him to a judges decision.  Brian will continue his quest for glory on Friday September 7th  
Winner by tapout due to strikes  Rd. #1
15 Minute Intermission


  Name: Travis McCullough
  Name: Bruce Nelson
Height: 6'5" Height:  
Weight: 185 lbs. Weight: 210 lbs.
Record: 17-13 (w-l) Record: 22-20 (w-l)
Hometown: Valley City, ND Hometown: Twin Valley, MN
Current NFA Middleweight Champion.   
Winner by Armbar 3:24 of 1st Rd.
  Name: Eric Pribble
  Name: Ben "The Real One" Wicks
Height:   Height:  
Weight: 205 lbs. Weight: 205 lbs.
Record: 3-1 (w-l) Record: 6-3 (w-l)
Hometown: Fargo, ND Hometown: Fargo, ND

Winner by Guillotine

Rd. #2

15 Minute Intermission
  Name: Jos Eichelberger
  Name: Jesse Evans
Height:   Height:  
Weight: 155 lbs. Weight: 155 lbs.
Record: 4-1 (w-l) Record: 7-2 (w-l)
Hometown: Fargo, ND Hometown: Fargo, ND

Winner by RNC of Rd. #2

  Name: Zack Schroeder
  Name: Mike Plummer
Height: 5'6" Height:  
Weight: 160 lbs. Weight: 155 lbs.
Record: 13-5 (w-l) Record: 3-2 (w-l)
Hometown: Breckenridge, MN Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Winner by Armbar

:33 Sec of Rd. #1


Pro Debut

---From the Gridiron to the Cage--

  Name: Ben Thoreson
  Name: Frank Tekautz
Height: 6'1" Height:  
Weight: 220 lbs. Weight: 220 lbs.
Record: Pro Debut Record: Pro Debut
Hometown: Moorhead, MN Hometown: Fargo, ND
Ben Thoreson a local Moorhead natve and 2006 Cobber Football captain will make his pro MMA debut on the MAX card, fighting Frank Tekautz a former Bison football player.
Frank Tekautz a former NDSU Bison football player will make his pro debut against another local college football player Ben Thoreson.  Should be a clash of the titans.
Winner by tapout due to strikes 1:06 of Rd. #1
15 Minute Intermission
  Name: Chad Shirva  
  Name: Joey Fingalson
Height:   Height: 5'11"
Weight: 205 lbs. Weight: 205 lbs.
Record:   Record: 6-6 (w-l)
Hometown:   Hometown: Detroit Lakes, MN
Winner by TKO 2nd Rd.
  Name: Adam Borgen VS
  Name: Adam Johnson
Height: 5'9" Height: 5'8"
Weight: 160 lbs. Weight: 160 lbs.
Record: 4-6 (w-l) Record: 1-3 (w-l)
Hometown: Fargo, ND Hometown: Fargo, ND
Winner by tapout due to strikes 1:20 of Rd. #1
  Name: Matt Nyvold  
  Name: Aaron Downing
Height:   Height:  
Weight: 135 lbs. Weight: 135 lbs.
Record:   Record:  
Hometown:   Hometown:  
Winner by RNC 1:44 of Rd. #1
Fight Card Subject to Change

**Special Guest Appearance**

UFC/MMA Legend

Dan "The Beast" Severn

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