Detroit, MI- The main event for Warrior Wednesday VIII has been set for a 125 lbs. showdown. Jesse Bazzi (11-6) welcomes Eric ‘Showtime’ Shelton (12-6) to the WXC steel for the first time. Warrior Wednesday VIII will once again take place at Crystal Gardens in Southgate, MI.
Jesse Bazzi returned to the WXC steel at Warrior Wednesday VI in August of this year. In the co-main event he submitted Josh Smith in the second round. He has now won two in a row and four out of his last six since his WXC 70 in November of 2017. Bazzi is ready to test himself against one the best in the division.
Eric Shelton started fighting in 2010. After a three year run as an amateur going (10-2) he turned pro in 2013. He burst onto the national MMA scene in 2016 with his appearance on the Ultimate Fighter. After making it to the semi-finals of TUF, he signed with the UFC. He competed in the UFC six times with his last bout coming in March of this year. With the UFC making changes with their 125 division, Shelton still wants to compete with the best around and looks to make a statement at Warrior Wednesday VIII.
Warrior Xtreme Cagefighting is proud to return to Crystal Gardens in Southgate, MI for another Warrior Wednesday! Warrior Wednesday VIII will be on October 30th, 2019 from Crystal Gardens in Southgate, MI. The event will be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass. Doors open at 5:30pm with the action starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are on-sale and priced as follows; Runway seats- $20, GA- $40, Silver- $60, Gold- $80 and VIP tables- $1,000 which seat up to 10 guests. Click link here to get tickets for Warrior Wednesday VIII.