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Sean McCorkle vs. Brian Heden headlines March's inaugural WMMA event

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WMMA officials recently announced that McCorkle meets fellow super heavyweight Brian Heden (17-10) in the main event of the March 31 event, which takes place at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas.

Featuring a host of notables, including Thomas Denny vs. Karo Parisyan, Lyle Beerbohm vs. Derrick Noble and Drew Fickett vs. Kevin Knabjian, among others, the main card of "WMMA 1: McCorkle vs. Heden" airs on pay-per-view and the Armed Forces Network.

"We are excited to offer this event through major pay-per-view partners and the Armed Forces Network," WMMA president William McFarlane stated. "Giving our fans the ability to view this landmark event while supporting Wounded Warriors is central to what WMMA is all about. With several former and active duty military on the fight card, we are extremely excited that AFN will broadcast our event live to over 175 military installations worldwide. We would like to thank each of our broadcast partners and look forward to continuing to provide world class programming to their viewers."

The complete WMMA 1 lineup includes:

MAIN CARD (pay-per-view)
• Sean McCorkle vs. Brian Heden
• Thomas Denny vs. Karo Parisyan
• Lyle Beerbohm vs. Derrick Noble
• Drew Fickett vs. Kevin Knabjian
• Jamaine Facey vs. Willie Parks
• Rodney Wallace vs. Derrick Mehmen

PRELIMINARY CARD (un-aired)
•Darrill Schoonover vs. Paul Buentello
•Frank Gomez vs. Chris Gruetzemacher
•Deutsch Pu'u vs. Esteves Jones
•Lionel Lanham vs. Brad Peterson


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Post #1   3/14/12 10:39:26AM   

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Let's get some of these fights in the second league!!

Post #2   3/14/12 10:41:31AM   

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Fickett and Karo on the same card? You're just asking for trouble at this point.

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Posted by Svartorm

Fickett and Karo on the same card? You're just asking for trouble at this point.



I was thinking the same. According to McCorkle, Karo seems to be in the best mental state he's been in in years. He said in our interview that Karo knows this is his last chance at a run. I'm hoping he takes it seriously.

That aside, this event looks solid! War McCorkle!

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Titties vs Buentello is not on the main card??

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Posted by Bubbles

Titties vs Buentello is not on the main card??



Yeah man, Willie "Slick" Parks did some things for a guy.

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Not a bad little card.


Posted by Svartorm

Fickett and Karo on the same card? You're just asking for trouble at this point.



I was thinking the same about putting McCorkle on a card with guys named "Titties" and Pu'u

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Damn, McCorkle has been on a can crushing spree lately! In the nine months since he's left the UFC, he has had six first round submission wins. Apparently his opponents across that span had a collective losing record.

Post #8   3/14/12 7:05:16PM