Kang to Headline April Battlefield Card
Canada’s #1 ranked middleweight (topmmanews.com) and former UFC and PRIDE Middleweight competitor Denis Kang has signed with Battlefield (on loan from W-1), Battlefield revealed Thursday. The promotion, which will make is first foray into professional MMA, will hold its first event in Nanaimo, British Columbia on April 2nd.
“Denis has always expressed a desire to fight in B.C. and we are happy he will finally get the chance to showcase his skills live to the B.C. fans.” Battlefield president Golshani said in a statement released Friday.
“We promised our fans to bring the big fights and the biggest names in MMA to B.C. Denis is going to headline the biggest mma card in B.C. history on April 2nd, which will also showcase many local young prospects from British Columbia. As promised, we will bring in top talent from across the globe to fight top local guys, give the fans the fights they want to see and provide them with a first class show.“
The remainder of the lineup, including Kang’s opponent and the semi-mainevent, will be announced shortly.