Arise Fighting Championships Launches with Inaugural Event - June 15th, 2013 - Santa Clara, CA

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Arise Fighting Championships brings professional MMA and Muay Thai to Northern California.

H and E Group presents, Arise Fighting Championships (Arise FC), Muay Thai and MMA live at the Santa Clara Convention Center on June 15th, 2013. Arise FC features the region’s top talent, head to head, all in a Five Rope Ring. Those Bay Area dream matches, they’re all here at Arise FC.

The Main Event features two of the top gyms in the world, with James Terry from Cung Le’s Universal Strength Headquarters facing off against Mike De La Torre from Benson Henderson’s THE LAB.

Doors Open at 5:30pm and the first fight starts at 6:30pm. For tickets and more information visit,

Current Event Card:

Muay Thai Bouts:
Eric Luna (AKA) vs Travis Clay (Sitan Gym)
Thai Ngam Le (Pacific Ring Sports) vs Theora Cinnino (Gym 445)
Mike Sanchez (Pacific Ring Sports) vs Brian Bernardino (True Fight Club)
Sekona Taai (Team Black) vs Lamont Green (Combat Sports Academy)
Ethan Conte (KOA Fitness) vs Simon Hi (Dek Wat Muay Thai)
Lawrence Ward (El Nino MMA) vs Sonny Singh (Unlimited MMA)
Nick Katchmer (Phase 3) vs Joshia McCarthy (Unlimited MMA)
Jonathan Tan (El Nino MMA) vs Igor Golovin (Combat Fitness)
James Appleberry (El Nino MMA) vs Jarrade "Slim" Pierce (Combat Fitness)
Billy Xayaranh (TKM Gym) vs Mohammed Khan (Evolve)
Rafael Mongfort (Team CCK) vs Alex Quenneville (Cung Le)

MMA Bouts:
James Terry (Cung Le) vs Mike De La Torre (The LAB)
Jeremiah Labiano (Crispim BJJ) vs Keith Carson (Adrenaline)
Josh Burkovic (El Nino MMA) vs Sam Garret (Sacramento)

Arise Fighting Championships (Arise FC) is a premier fight sports organization based in Silicon Valley, California. Unique to Arise FC is the hybrid format that showcases two of the most popular styles of fighting on the planet, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), and Muay Thai.

Fans of Arise FC can expect to see top-level MMA bouts, as well as top-level Muay Thai bouts, at every Arise FC event. Whether you are a fan of action packed stand up fighting, or prefer the technical aspects of the ground game, you can be certain to see the best of both at every Arise FC event.

Arise FC was launched in 2013 by the H and E group, and consists of several long time industry leaders from the world of professional Mixed Martial Arts, and Muay Thai.

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