Byreville Ohio’s Brandon Salings (4-4) will fight Lamont “The Philly Badass” Lister (7-10) in the co-main event of Locked in the Cage 9 on October 21st. Saling turned pro in February and has banged out 8 pro fights. In August Salings knocked off western PA prospect Elijah Garshnick to level his record at 4-4. The veteran Lister has been active since 2006, and in 2008 fought for both the IFL and on the infamous YAMMA Pitfighting show. The Philly Badass broke a two year losing streak in February when he took Erik Purcell to a decision on Locked in the Cage 7. Lister vs Salings will set the stage for the evening’s main event, when Billy Vaughan and Nick Cottone will dance for the Locked in the Cage Bantamweight Championship.
Joining the Salings vs Lister and Vaughan vs Cottone fight on the pro card are Nicholas Blesser (Roanoke, VA) vs Matt Nice (Philadelphia, PA) and Eddie Weiser (Grand Island, NY) vs Harry Dickey (Philadelphia, PA). Amateurs featuring on the undercard include: Johannes Habtu (3-2) vs Joe Del Viscio (2-4), John Michael Holland (5-3) vs Matthew Rizzo (2-0), and Javier Guzman (1-2) vs Michael Kropp (debut).
Fight Vids Online Now
Locked in the Cage uploaded Matt Nice’s :42 highlight reel knockout over Nathan VanTassel on LITC 8 to the company’s Facebook page recently. LITC will be uploading more fight videos in the future, to watch Nice vs VanTassel, and to stay up to date on all Locked in the Cage news, visit facebook.com/lockedinthecagemma.
All the People Want Jones
Philadelphia based emcee Jonesy will be making a special appearance at Locked in the Cage 9. Check out Jonesy’s first album Arena Rap at myspace.com/jjjonesymusic.
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