Locked in the Cage is back with another event. Locked in the Cage: Thursday Night Fights will be having it’s second go. The longest running MMA promotion in Philadelphia is running strong with a good mix of professional and amateur fights as usual. They will be doing a repeat of the last Locked in the Cage event though, holding the professional bout weigh-ins at the first and only MMA store in Philadelphia, The Red Corner. The weigh-ins are to take place on August 3rd with the event taking place the next day. The event is going to be held at the Asylum Arena in South Philadelphia. The wrestling promotion Combat Zone Wrestling also holds their events at the Asylum Arena, and Locked in the Cage and CZW are going to be teaming up for the weigh-ins. CZW wrestling personality Maven Bentley, will be hosting the weigh-ins at the Eddie Alvarez owned MMA store.
The original main event for the LITC: Thursday Night Fights 2 event pitted Bellator veteran and local MMA fighter, Wilson Reis against Farkhad Sharipov. Unfortunately Sharipov had to pull out of the fight, and it was too late to find a replacement for Reis. That fight has been scratched but there are still 4 great Professional and 10 great Amateur bouts on the card.
Here are the 4 Professional bouts on the card, and who will be weighing in at The Red Corner on August 3rd:
Lewis Rumsey (5-5) vs. Gemiyale Adkins (6-2)
John Doyle (9-17) vs. Kyle Cerminara (1-0)
Brandon Inskeep (4-6) vs. Tuan Pham (3-4)
Sylvain Bynum (4-2) vs. Joey Gambino (6-0)
The weigh-ins will start at 7 PM at The Red Corner, located at 868-872 E. Moyer St. The ‘Locked in the Cage: Thursday Night Fights 2’ event will be on August 4th. Doors open at 7 PM and the fights start at 8 PM. The Asylum Arena (formerly: ECW Arena) is located on the corner of Swanson St. and Ritner St. in South Philadelphia.
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