St. Louis’ premier mixed martial arts promotion will close out a very busy 2015, when Shamrock FC presents Ultimate on Saturday December 5th. This will be the 22nd show of 2015 for Shamrock FC. They have hosted shows from Kansas City to St. Louis, were instrumental in bringing Bellator to town, and once again brought mma to Guns N Hoses. On Saturday River City Casino will be host to arguably their most stacked card of the year.
The main event is for the Shamrock FC heavyweight championship and a Bellator contract. Bobby Brents is 15-5, with only four of his victories going to the scorecards. His most recent fight, was a ten second knockout victory, in the main event of Shamrock FC Opposition. Fred Moore is currently 3-1, with all three victories coming by knockout.
Trevor Ward (5-2) will have a size and reach advantage over Kendrick Latchman. Latchman (4-1) is a very fast and athletic fighter. He has taken some tough professional boxing fights in the last couple years. This has paid off, as he is 3-0 this year in MMA, with all three victories coming by knockout.
It will be a clash between two of the most respected gyms in St. Louis when Yohance Flager from Berger MMA takes on Kirk Huff from St. Charles MMA. Huff (3-0) will be entering the cage for the first time in 2015. He has a very good ground game, and an underrated stand up game. Flager (7-7) has six victories by submission, but five of his losses have been by submission also.
The social media battle that started weeks ago between Nick McClean and Dan O’Connor will end in the cage. McClean (1-0) made his pro debut on Shamrock FC’s card in June with a win over Dillon Tolbert. O’Connor (6-5) has a very good submission game, winning five fights that way. He is looking to get back in the win column after three straight loses.
Shaun Scott will defend the middleweight championship in a rematch against Jason Christeson. The Christeson freight train was stopped by Scott in September. Christeson (3-1) made his debut in January, and ran off three straight wins. Scott (4-2) showed his poise and athleticism in defending against Christeson’s early attack, and when Christeson couldn’t answer the bell to start round two picked up the win and championship.
Susie Wyatt and Ashley Samples will clash for the women’s 115 pound championship. Samples (6-5) came to Missouri a year ago and picked up a hard fought decision victory against Rachel Stockham. Samples has power in her hands, holding three ko’s, but four of her five loses come via submission. Susie “MaMa Beast” Wyatt is one of the most popular fighters around and is an inspiration for people everywhere. She is a fifty year old mother and grandmother, who proves that with hard work and dedication you can make your dreams a reality. Wyatt (10-5) is a submission specialist with nine winsby submission to her name. You can find a short documentary about Susie Wyatt at https://www.youtube.com/watch?
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Professional Main Card
Trevor Ward vs Kendrick Latchman
Aaron Highfill vs Kevin Brown
Yohance Flager vs Kirk Huff
Dan O’Connor vs Nick McClean
Lee Burns vs Marc Godeker
Shaun Scott vs Jason Christeson – 185 Title
Susie Wyatt vs Ashley Samples – 115 Title
David Evans vs Cortavious Romious – 145 Title
Bob Hinchcliffe vs Steve Coleman
Chris Moore vs Martell Washington
Jace Burcham vs Ben Brown
Luis Felipe vs Olly Cunningham
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