All eyes will be on the Sunshine State and on Howard Davis Jr.’s Fight Time Promotions as Tony “Kryptonite”
This will be the first MMA World Title at the War Memorial Auditorium, first independently sanctioned MMA Heavyweight Title in Florida and the first ISKA World Title in Florida.
Fight Time Promotions – Fight Time 4 – will feature the two top Heavyweights as the main event for the card to take place on April 1st, 2011.
Monson’s (40-11) notable victories include a number of respectable opponents like Sergei Kharitonov, Ricco Rodriguez, and Roy Nelson.
Successful in his last six bouts, Monson will look to be crowned the ISKA Fight Time Promotions Heavyweight Champion on April 1st as part of Fight Time 4 – MMA Heavyweight Explosion.
Miami’s very own 1219 Entertainment Recording Artist Rene “LEVEL” Martinez will take over during intermission as he performs his latest single in the cage.
It will be a night of 10 live pro MMA fights and Fight Time Promotions is the only promoter in South Florida with shows every other month! The exciting undercard includes: American Top Team's Mike Bruno, Rafael "The Law" Dias plus Heavyweight "The Alpha Dog" Bruce Bellocchi.
Jeff “The Snowman” Monson was featured during Fight Time 1 and 2 and now he’s back for Fight Time 4 as the Main Event in the MMA Heavyweight Explosion.
Fight Time 4 will be televised via Sun Sports as well as on line through www.gofightlive.tv
Tickets: VIP Table Hotline: 786-543-1177. On-Line tickets: www.fighttimepromotions.com
In Person: Any Ticketmaster outlet or The War Memorial Ticket Box Office open from Mon. – Fri. 10am – 4:30pm. War Memorial Auditorium in Ft. Lauderdale, FL 800 NE 8 St.
Doors open at 7pm. First fight is at 8pm.
Media Interviews: 786-543-1177
About Jeff “The Snowman” Monson:
Monson is a 2 time winner of the ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship, and a NOGI Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion. He is currently affiliated with American Top Team which is based in Coconut Creek, Florida. Monson is considered to be one of the world's top submission grapplers. He is a multiple event winner at NAGA, Grapplers Quest and FILA, among other submission tournaments.
Monson is known for his anarchist views and affiliations. Monson has a Bachelor's degree and a Master's Degree in psychology. For a few years he worked as a mental health professional, both in a crisis evaluation role as well as a child/family counselor. He has had such major success in Abu Dhabi and other MMA shows that he left the mental health profession to devote himself full time to mixed martial arts.
About Tony “Kryptonite”
Lopez, who resides in California, was formerly the Light Heavyweight (186-205 lbs) and Heavyweight (265 lb maximum) King of the Cage Champion (holding both at the same time for a while). Lopez has also participated in MTV's series Bully Beatdown.
Lopez came to attention in the MMA world by amassing a 16 fight win streak that lasted over two years.
On February 12, 2010, Lopez defended his King of the Cage Heavyweight Championship with a first round submission victory over Tyler East. This bout was a part of King of the Cage's debut on HDNet. Lopez subsequently lost his Heavyweight title to Tony Johnson on the next HDNet show, ending his 16-fight win streak.
Since 1986 the International Sport Karate Association has set an unprecedented standard for professionalism and integrity while servings as the worlds’ most well recognized governing and regulatory body for combat sports and competitive martial arts. Operating on six continents, ISKA maintains a continued commitment to training & certifying officials, updating rules and regulations, and improving safety policies and procedures while recognizing both worthy champions and world rated contenders in more than twenty different types of combative sports and martial arts competition.
Since the beginning of its growth in popularity, ISKA’s leadership in the regulation of mixed martial arts has been met with tremendous enthusiasm. ISKA sanctioned and regulated more than 200 MMA events last year and expects to double that this year.
ISKA President, Cory Schafer additionally serves as the chief official for K-1 USA, and as Commissioner for Chuck Norris’ World Combat League.
The height that the ISKA has attained continues to reflect its basic commitment to credibility and uncompromising integrity. Each sanctioned event is supervised by a highly experienced ISKA representative, who attends to each and every regulatory issue regarding the event. The sports’ future will rely on that commitment in cooperation with the worlds many talented martial arts / combative sports athletes and the exciting foundation of dedicated fans that circle the globe!
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Fight Time Promotions was founded by Howard Davis Jr. – 1976 Boxing Olympic Gold Medalist & Most Outstanding Fighter of the ’76 Olympic Games. Davis Jr. is considered to be one of the best Amateur Boxers in US history and is a retired professional prize fighter. In 2003, Davis decided to train MMA fighters as stand-up Coach and has worked with some of the best including: Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell, Mike Brown, Jeff “The Snowman” Monson & Thiago Alves. Davis Jr. has also served as the Boxing Director in one of the top MMA facilities in the world: American Top Team in Coconut Creek. Because of his love for the sport and desire to take fighters to the next level, Davis Jr. decided to launch Fight Time Promotions, LLC. The company’s fight series are called: “Fight Time.” Because of Howard Davis Jr.’s leadership - Fight Time Promotions, LLC has quickly become one of the top and highly respected promotional companies in Florida.