'Fists will Fly' in Downtown Evansville this weekend - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

'Fists will Fly' in Downtown Evansville this weekend

You can't say there's nothing happening in Evansville this weekend.

MMA Xtreme & Fists Will Fly are throwing a weekend of full of entertainment starting with Rock-N-Roll Legends "KANSAS" at the First Annual Knockout Weekend on Friday at The Ford Center.

"KANSAS," celebrating 40 years of Rock-N-Roll success, will perform live at during the weekend of Champions.

On Saturday, Evansville is hosting its first professional MMA event "Tri-State Showdown, When MMA and Music Collide." The event will be hosted by Shemar Moore, star of the hit TV series Criminal Minds, and singing sensation J. Bravo.

The fun starts on Friday inside the Tropicana Hotel at 10 a.m. MMA Xtreme will present the fan favorite, MMA Experience. Former MMA champions Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz, and Cris Cyborg will be among the stars signing autographs and taking photos with fans.

MMA Xtreme & Fists Will Fly will introduce ENTROBOX, the first MMA musical format, and weigh-ins on Friday will feature a live performance by country music recording artist Tim Ash.

On Saturday, the MMA fights. The main event and co-main will be streamed live to 85 million homes on Knockout Live PPV Network.

For more information on the event, visit our website at www.fistswillfly.com.

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