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Sunday, May 1, 2011

Combat USA Fighting Championship - Illinois State Finals Event Preview

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Combat USA Fighting Championship returns for the State Finals of Illinois on May 14 at Memorial Hall in Racine, Wisconsin. The card includes a quad-main event featuring the finale of the four-man tournaments to crown State Champions in multiple weight divisions. The combatants are some of the top MMA competitors from the Illinois MMA scene and bring an abundance of talent into the tournament.

Dave Sachs (5-2) fights Stanton Gavia (2-0) for the 145 lb championship while Jonatas Novaes (7-3) battles Billy Stamp (11-8-1) for the 155 lb title. In other championship action, undefeated Neil Magny (5-0) rumbles with Dustin Baker (1-2) in the 170 lb finals and Louis "Handgunz" Taylor (6-2) clashes with Joe Bunch (12-4) for the 185 lb belt.

Combat USA Fighting Championship follows a unique format in MMA and one that has given them the moniker of the "NCAA of MMA". Combat USA takes the top pros within each state in all weight classes and has them fight in a tournament to crown the State Champion. After a championship is determined the titleholders fight the State Champions in the neighboring state for the Regional Title. Finally, the Regional Champions square off to establish one National Champion in each division.

The winners of the night's title fights will meet the State Champions of Wisconsin (Wisconsin event is available on video on demand RIGHT NOW) in July to determine National Champions in FOUR weight divisions. Don't miss who will represent Illinois as Combat USA Fighting Championship returns with the State Finals of Illinois on May 14 LIVE only on!

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