Capital Challenge is back – as an MMA event

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One of the first MMA events in the Middle East and the very first in the Kingdom of Jordan has confirmed its date.

The event will take place on the October 8, 2010. The event is to feature eight bouts in addition to the first female MMA fight in the history of the Middle East. Live Satellite TV coverage will be available for the historic event.

The organization has revealed that the show will have four main international bouts and four undercard fights showcasing local talents. The official card, however, will be announced by the end of June.

“We can guarantee that in terms of organization and professionalism it will be fantastic. The venue will also be one of a kind. Big names from the MMA world have shown interest in participating in the event,” black belt and coordinator Zaid Mirza proudly proclaims.

As we recall, Capital Challenge inaugural event came in 2008 as a Jiu-Jitsu tournament, where the Amman installment smashed all records for paying out the highest cash prize in the history of the sport. Other plans for the Kingdom is a December-2010 Jiu-Jitsu competition. All events are organized by JMMA Consulting, Midrar Sports and the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation of Jordan.
Athletes interested in participating in Capital “Knockout” this October can send CVs to the following emails:capital.challenge@gmail.com or bjjfed.jo@gmail.com .

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