Hollywood, FL— For those who believe the world’s most exciting fighters are only on television, think again. Action Fight League presents the next generation: Gamebred MMA fighters at Rock-n-Rumble 3 at the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 7:30 p.m. Friday June 4. Action Fight League brings the new breed of MMA warriors to South Florida. Culled from the nation’s elite MMA teams, they are masters of every discipline with uncanny abilities. Warriors that were born in the gym and raised in the game. The men and women who step inside the AFL cage are today’s Spartans, ready to take MMA to unprecedented heights.
On his way to becoming the best pound-for-pound MMA fighter in the world, Charles Daniel “Krazy Horse” Bennett (40-16-2) vanished from the sport. One of the most feared and naturally gifted rivaling GSP, his disappearance has been shrouded in controversy and mystery, Krazy Horse has now emerged to continue his quest. He chose the AFL and the Seminole Hard Rock to make the next grand statement and continue his rise to MMA superstardom. With 40 top fights under his belt, Bennett is an ultimate force and plans on annihilating his opponent.
An Elite XC veteran, Bennett holds audacious victories over former CBS/Showtime Networks lightweight champion Karl James Noons, and former featherweight King of Pancrase Yoshiro Maeda. He is coming off a first-round knockout defeat by Bobby Green at King of the Cage “Fight 4 Hope” in California, so expect Bennett to bring the heat.
Another superstar will also bring the crowd to its feet. Fresh off a February victory against top-ten lightweight Jorge ‘Gamebred’ Masvidal, Luis Baboon Palomino (12-5) is sure to rock the house with a display of greatness that will surely make his foe think twice before squaring off with the knockout artist. Out of his 12 victories, seven have come by knockout.
If that were not enough, For the first time anywhere in MMA, Rock-n-Rumble 3 is debuting the legendary Brazilian Jiu Jitsu extraordinaire, Pablo Popovitch. Pablo’s ready to display his third degree black belt skills and a unique style never seen before in Pro MMA. A uncanny master at the art of submission, Popovitch took first place in the ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship in 2009. Make sure not to miss this man’s arsenal live.
Rock-n-Rumble will feature 11 main card fights including top female mixed martial artist Jessica Aguillar (7-3). Jessica, another next-gen star will be looking for her third consecutive victory, Ailton Barbosa (5-2), Yuri Villefort (5-0), Caleb Archer (3-0), Hayder Hassan (3-1), James Winn (2-10), Crafton Wallace (19-4-1) and more, including a potential world-class surprise.
Rock-n-Rumble (Formerly Rumble at the Rock) 1 and 2 have been major South Florida MMA mega events bringing sell-out and near sell-out crowd and tickets for this event are expected to scarce. Don’t be left out of the action and purchase your tickets now.
Tickets are priced for families at $30, $50 and VIP tickets at $125. Seats will go on sale on or before April 23rd at the Hard Rock Live Box Office, open Monday – Saturday from noon to 7pm. Tickets also are available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one-hour prior to show start time
About Hard Rock Live
Hard Rock Live, a spectacular state-of-the-art facility has quickly emerged as the entertainment capital of South Florida . Attracting music, comedy and sports fans, this 5,500-seat indoor arena further expands the ultimate entertainment experience at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. For more information please visit www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino provides quality guest experiences where South Floridians can play, stay, dine, and shop. Eighty-nine tables offer Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Play one of the more than 2,500 Vegas-style slots including the Native-American casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player’s Club members experience an exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and celebrity show kitchen. Convene in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise for Texas Hold ‘em, limit Texas Hold ’em, Seven Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Café-Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 127 globally recognized rock ‘n roll themed restaurants.
The Green Lodging Certified by the State of Florida, AAA, Four Diamond rated resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 16 restaurants and lounges, 40,000-square-feet of meeting room space, a European-style spa, auto salon, 22 retail shops, 14 nightclubs, Paradise Live, and Hard Rock Live. Located on State Road 7 ( U.S. 441) in Hollywood , Florida . Take I-95, exit Stirling Rd. and travel west to 1 Seminole Way . For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com.