Epic Fighting to host CAMO's MMA Regionals in San Diego

San Diego fighters to compete in hopes of advancing to State Quarterfinals
By: Epic Fighting
SAN DIEGO - Sept. 10, 2013 - PRLog -- San Diego-based Epic Fighting, a leader in San Diego MMA promotion, was selected by the California Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Organization, Inc. (CAMO) - a non-profit public benefit corporation created to oversee and maintain the safety and credibility of amateur MMA in the State of California - to host the first leg of the California Amateur MMA State Championships.

Epic Fighting will bring together 30 of San Diego’s top MMA talent, including two female fighters, to compete with the hopes of advancing to the State Quarterfinals.

The qualified licensed CAMO athletes that were invited will commence in eight different regions across the state: Los Angeles, Orange County, San Bernardino/Riverside, San Diego, Bay Area, Sacramento, Central Valley, and Central Coast.

Winners from each event will move on from the Regionals to the State Quarterfinals, then to the State Semi-Finals with the best finally meeting for the State Championship title in November/December 2013.

“Epic Fighting’s purpose is to provide San Diego’s talented MMA fighters with the experience and exposure necessary to become professional fighters,” said Jason Stewart, CEO of Epic Fighting. “It is an honor to be selected by CAMO to host this year’s Regionals. We are matching up the top-tiered talent in San Diego and I am confident several of these fighters have the ability to make it to the State Championship.”

San Diego has quickly become a hotbed for up and coming MMA fighting talent to train and launch their careers. Epic Fighting provides an outlet by holding CAMO sanctioned fights at various venues throughout San Diego County, helping amateur fighters gain experience in a more convenient, effective and safe manner.

“The promoters putting on the regional events have done an incredible job of promoting events all year and we have no doubt that they will match the best fighters in each region to vie for the title in this year’s championship,” said Jeremy Lappen, CEO of CAMO. “It was proven last year that California has unbelievable amateur mixed martial arts talent, and several of our champions from the past year have already gone on to great success at the pro mixed martial arts level.”

More information can be found and tickets can be purchased at www.EpicFighting.com.

ABOUT EPIC FIGHTING: Epic Fighting’s mission is to create more opportunities for local fighters and allow the community to participate in the sport of mixed martial arts(MMA). San Diego is considered one of the top MMA cities in the country, attracting fighters from all over the world to train at top gyms with some of the greatest trainers.Epic Fighting is locally developed and owned; they appreciate local support and the dedicated fans that allow continued development of a well-respected series of MMA events. Epic Fighting strives to make each event, and each fight, one to remember. More information is available at www.EpicFighting.com. Follow on Twitter @EpicFighting and Facebook at www.facebook.com/EpicFight.

About CAMO: California Mixed Martial Arts Organization, Inc. (CAMO) is a non-profit public benefit corporation created to oversee and maintain the safety, credibility and integrity of amateur MMA in the State of California. Founded in 2009, CAMO is dedicated to helping foster the growth of the sport of amateur Mixed Martial Arts and to oversee the health, safety and welfare of the athletes that choose to participate in it.  On August 24, 2009, the California State Athletic Commission officially delegated to CAMO the exclusive authority to regulate Amateur Mixed Martial Arts and also to oversee Pankration in the State of California.  Jeremy Lappen is the current Chief Executive Officer and JT Steele is the current President of CAMO.
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