Top U.S. MMA Rising Stars Scheduled to Compete Against Team England

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Mixed Martial Arts Team USA to feature 2 Chicago-area fighters in October 1st match-up vs. Team England at the Pheasant Run Resort-Mega Center, St. Charles-IL

These are simply some of the most talented and fiercest rising stars of MMA in the country

The MMA Sport Federation today announced the 20 fighters, including two Chicago land area fighters, who will represent the USA against Team England on October 1st, 2011 at the Pheasant Run Resort-Mega Center at 7:30pm.

The Chicago-area fighters that were selected to compete for Team USA: Andrew Krzeptowski of Bridgeview (Welterweight, 9-0) and Frank Sloan of Springfield (Lightweight, 8-0)
Other Team USA standouts include Michigan’s Brandon Maddox (Welterweight, 14-4-0). Team USA will take a 21-8 overall record for 2010-11 into the bouts.

“These are simply some of the most talented and fiercest rising stars of MMA in the country,” said Mick Doyle, Team USA coach and former International kickboxing organization world champion. “We scouted hundreds of fighters at dozens of fights all over the U.S. to select the 16 men and women who will proudly wear the stars and stripes. The event on October 1st against Team England will be held at The Pheasant Run Resort-Mega Center-St. Charles.”

The event is organized by the MMA Sport Federation (, an organization that champions the highest ideals of international sportsmanship. The Federation provides an opportunity for the very best young fighters to train, build skills, and advance their reputations while competing against teams from around the world.

A weigh-in will be held Friday, September 30th at Old Town Pub & Eatery-Wasco, IL at 7pm and a fighter meet-and-greet will be hosted at The Filling Station, St. Charles-IL, at 8pm on Thursday-September 29th.

About Pheasant Run Resort-Mega Center
Trade Shows and major events have found a spacious home at the Pheasant Run Resort-Mega Center. With more than 40,000 sq. ft. of column-free carpeted space and acres of professionally maintained grounds, Pheasant Run is the perfect venue for trade shows, product launches, product meetings and special events.

How to reach Pheasant Run Resort-Mega Center
Located in St. Charles, Illinois the Mega Center is less than an hour from Chicago near all major airports and is located on the beautiful & luxurious Pheasant Run Resort and Spa. The Mega Center is conveniently located on a major thoroughfare (Main Street/Route64/North Ave) with easy entry and exit.


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