YouTube Fight Challenge Issued by Akira Corassani, DFX Pro Staff Member
This past Sunday, Swedish fighter Akira Corassani (11-3, 1NC) took to YouTube to call out Irish fighter ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor (13-2) for a match-up. Featherweight Corassani, a Pro UFC Fighter and DFX pro staff member who uses the DFX Powerball Gyro line and its other sports and fitness equipment during his constant high and low intensity training sessions, hopes to square off with McGregor August in Boston at the UFC’s first show on the soon-to-be launched FOX Sports 1 channel. Both men were winners at the UFC on FUEL TV 9 event in Sweden last month. See the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXCoRG-FUIs&feature=player_embedded.
Corassani, an avid Twitter user, requested McGregor respond to the challenge bout to @akiracorassani. No word yet on acceptance from McGregor. The Corassani official Facebook page, loaded with training images and backstage views, has no notice of fight challenge acceptance at this writing, is here: https://www.facebook.com/corassani. Keep an eye on these sites for new developments!
Read about DFX Powerballs here: https://www.facebook.com/DFXpower?fref=ts and interact on Twitter @DFXsports. Read more about Corassani at his UFC profile page located here: http://www.ufc.com/fighter/Akira-Corassani.
Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Liz Caramouche, a former Marine who served three tours in Iraq, are now preparing to fight for UFC title. The bout, two weeks away, will be held Feb. 23 at UFC 157 in Anaheim, CA. This, the first women's fight in UFC history, is a highly anticipated event. The UFC has created a compelling preview show to chronicle Rousey and challenger Carmouche as they prepare for the bout.Full details of the event and the content of the preview show can be found here: sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mma-cagewriter/powerful-preview-show-profiles-ronda-rousey-liz-carmouche-214758620--mma.html
San Diego, CA-based Court “The
Crusher” McGee, an American mixed
martial artist who melds boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, karate and wrestling into his Mixed Martial
Arts (MMA) style, will be
sponsored by DFX Sports in his welterweight debut
against Josh Neer on February 23rd. Courts, under Paradigm Sports
Management, boasts an astounding record of 14 wins and three losses by decision. Three of his wins have been from knockouts, three by submissions and four by pro-McGee decisions.
The main event that evening will be the fight between Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche. This highly-anticipated event will be the first women's fight in UFC history. All eyes will surely be on the ring that night!
DFX Sports is pleased to support MMA athletes, male and female alike, as they strive forward on their own paths to reach the top. As always, we are proud when our fitness products are successfully used on the path to greatness.