FCFF's Final Show of the Year on Saturday, December 12th
Pro Fight "Main Event" and Three Amateur Championship Fights
Portland, OR -- On Saturday, December 12th the Full Contact Fighting Federation (FCFF) will host a 145-pound Pro Fight "Main Event" and three FCFF Championship fights at "Rumble @ The Roseland 84." The main event will bring back two FCFF Champions: Justin Mark of Impact JJ and Jess Moore of Washougal, WA. Three FCFF Championship fights will take place in the flyweight, featherweight and welterweight divisions. Plus, a loaded undercard featuring this region's top amateurs. Tickets available at Cascade Tickets, at Bridge City Fight Shop and at the door on fight night starting at 6pm. Fights will begin at 7pm at the Roseland Theater. Updated fight cards are available at www.thefcff.com.
The Featherweight Pro Fight "Main Event"
Jess Moore (Rose City FC) vs Justin Mark (Impact JJ)
Washougal's Jess Moore will make his professional debut on Saturday, December 12th in front of a familiar crowd at the FCFF's "Rumble @ The Roseland 84" event. Moore fought 11 of his 13 amateur fights at the FCFF. His very first fight (back in 2006) was a remarkable round one knockout over Mike Abo at Rumble @ The Roseland 25. At Rumble @ the Roseland 77 he became the FCFF's Featherweight Champion (amateur) with a decision victory over David Converse. Now, at Rumble @ The Roseland 84 he will hit another milestone with the FCFF, his first pro fight against Justin Mark of Impact JJ. Justin Mark will bring more pro level experience with four fights under his belt; this will be Moore's first fight in over a year. Mark also has a stellar amateur record that includes three FCFF 145-pound Championships titles. Moore has a traditional wrestling background, and great composure when pressured. Mark is a well-rounded fighter focusing on boxing and jujitsu - he is also a trainer at Impact JJ, one of the Portland's elite mma gyms.
FCFF Featherweight Championship (amateur title)
145lb Title: Isaac Shelton (Curt's Ultimate) vs Nathan Sarate (Rose City FC)
This FCFF Featherweight Championship fight could easily become "Fight of the Night!" We have two power-house fighters facing-off for the vacant title. First, new to FCFF competition is Isacc Shelton. He is undefeated at 4-0 with two round-one submission victories, one KO victory and one unanimous decision victory over Dave Robison at Prime Fighting V. Shelton will face Nate Sarate of Vancouver, Washington who also has four victories on his record from Rumbles 56, 57, 75 and 77. Sarate has one defeat, which came from Rumble @ The Roseland 82 (his last fight) for the FCFF's Title. Sarate is extremely hungry for this fight, it's his comeback shot at the elusive FCFF 145-pound Title.
FCFF Welterweight Championship (amateur title)
170lb Title: Monti Wilson (Rogue Combat Academy) vs Jordan Melendrez (Portland Thai Boxing)
On Saturday, December 12th FCFF fans will get the opportunity to see a great champion in action. Jordan Melendrez, the FCFF's current Welterweight Champion will attempt to defend his belt for a second time. He first became the FCFF Champion at "Battle at the Mountain 2" last year. He faced Sean Baker and won via a round three armbar submission victory. He made his first title defense at Rumble @ The Roseland 79 with a round one triangle choke over Freddie Bailey. His record stands undefeated at 6-0 as he will battle another undefeated rising star: Monti Wilson at Rumble @ the Roseland 84. Wilson brings four wins to the cage that include a recent victory over Bryan Walters via a round-two TKO at the "King of the Cage: Undeniable" event this past summer. Wilson's three wins in 2014 are all first round KOs or TKOs.
FCFF Flyweight Championship (amateur title)
125lb Title: Chance Gabriel (Fisticuffs) vs Luis Lopez (Animals MMA)
The FCFF's 125-pound Flyweight Title is vacant. Two fighters will re-match in a battle-for-the-belt: Chance Gabriel of Fisticuffs Gym and Luis Lopez from Animals MMA. The two first met in February at the Lucky Eagle Casino "Apocalypse in the Cage" event. Lopez edged out Gabriel for a decision victory. Since, Gabriel fought at the "Midtown Throwdown 7" event in August. He won via a first round TKO over Ruben Melendrez. He has two previous wins from 2013 on his resume, both ending in decision victories. Lopez is eager to re-start is mma career. He was on the FCFF's Rumble @ The Roseland 83 fight card, but his fight was cancelled. This will be his second fighting coming off a three year hiatus from the sport. His has two other wins from 2012, within the United Combat Sports organization. They include a round two TKO over Caylor Brown and a decision victory over Zach Henderson.
Tickets are available for Rumble @ The Roseland at Cascade Tickets online or at Bridge City Fight Shop. Tickets are also available at the door of the Roseland Theater at 6pm on fight night. FCFF fights begin at 7pm sharp.