Worldwide Mixed Martial Arts, WMMA, will hold their inaugural fight card Saturday at the Haskins Center. Ten bouts will be featured on the card starting at 5:30pm Saturday. The Main Event will feature Sean McCorkle (16-2) vs Brian Heden (20-11), and the co-main event featuring Karo Parisyan (19-8) vs Thomas Denny (26-19-1). The event will benefit the Wounded Warrior Program. Ft. Bliss soldier Darrill Schoonover, an El Paso native, will also fight against Paul Buentello.
WMMA: McCorkle Vs. Heden: Fighting For A Better World, which takes place March 31st, 2012 at the Don Haskins Center, and benefits the Wounded Warrior Project and Wounded Warrior Program.
Information: Karo Parysian is a former UFC welter-weight contender and is probably the most recognized fighter on this card.
Darrill Schoonover is on the undercard he is from El Paso and is mostly known for being on the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter reality series. He was on the same show that Kimbo Slice was on. He was regarded as a great heavyweight prospect and was undefeated with a 10-0 start before losing on the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter Finale. He is fighting well known Paul Buentello who has been a UFC, Strikeforce and Bellator veteran.
Rodney Wallace and Drew Fickett are other notable former UFC fighters.
Schedule of Events:
Friday, March 30th
4:00 PM – 6:00PM Live Radio Remote with KLAQ from The Freedom Crossings at Fort Bliss
5:00PM Fighter’s On Scales
10:00PM – 12 Mid Pre Fight Party at Plum City w/ DJ Johnny Cage and Hits FM radio remote
Saturday, March 31st
Media room will be available at the Don Haskins Center.
5:00PM Doors Open
5:30PM First Fight in Cage
11:00PM Post Fight Press Conference – (immediately following Main Event)
11:30PM (immediately following press conference) – Vans depart Don Haskins for hotel
11:30PM - 1:30AM Official After Party at Mason Myle - Located across from Don Haskins Center