Menominee Nation Arena Brings MMA to Oshkosh
(Oshkosh, Wis.) – Menominee Nation Arena is joining forces with Pure Fighting Championships of Milwaukee to bring mixed martial arts (MMA) to Menominee Nation Arena in Oshkosh. The first event will take place on Saturday, October 27.
The October event will feature between 10 and 15 bouts including amateur and professional fights. The bouts will begin at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $38 to $128 and are available at menomineenationarena.com or at the box office. They are also available by calling (920)744-2035 or on ticketstaronline.com.
“This new partnership is major for MMA,” explained Jake Klipp, co-founder of Pure Fighting Championships, “The sport is practiced by many fighters throughout Wisconsin, and extensively in the Oshkosh area. We are excited to showcase their art to the Fox Cities.”
The night of MMA will include local amateur fights including Oshkosh resident Matt Brown in the main event against UFC veteran Chico Camus, as well as other fighters throughout the Fox Valley. The event will also feature approximately three pro fights. Professional matchups will include Green Bay’s Jordan Berg and Fond Du Lac’s Tiffany Masters in bouts with out-of-state opponents.
“We are excited to bring Pure FC and its MMA lineup to Oshkosh and the Fox Valley,” said Greg Pierce, president, Fox Valley Pro Basketball. “Our goal in building the arena was to introduce a wide variety of sporting and entertainment event to this area. Pure FC will help attract an MMA audience that otherwise would need to travel to see the sport.”
About Pure Fighting Championships
Pure FC was founded by Jake Klipp and Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) Welterweight Zak Ottow in 2015 to give Wisconsin based fighters a platform to perform and grow in the sport. The goal of Pure FC has always been to put on crowd-pleasing shows that help build the UFC’s next superstars. Pure FC, in ten events, has put four fighters into the UFC, and takes pride in consistently matching the best talent in the Midwest. Pure FC has recently added Adam Burkhalter as an owner and is excited to conduct its very first show at Menominee Nations Arena with their newest partner.