Knockout Night 1

Knockout Night 1 - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Event on April 23, 2011 in Marion, Illinois USA

Gladiator Productions LLC is an exciting and innovative new professional Mixed Martial Arts promotion based in Southern Illinois.We strive to bring MMA fans the best mixed martial arts fights and fighters that can be seen in the Midwest. The combatants that step into the cage for Gladiator will either be top level up and coming fighters or seasoned veterans who have been to the big promotions. Gladiator Productions is proud to launch its inaugural card "Knockout Night 1" on April 23, 2011 at the Williamson County Pavilion in Marion, Illinois. This action packed event will headline former WEC World Champion and UFC lightweight contender Hermes Franca stepping into the cage to war with Josh "The Pitbull" Thorpe, a top 10 world lightweight prospect and M1 Global sensation. So don't miss out on sitting cage-side for this fantastic show, but if you can't travel to Marion check us out on streaming pay-per-view at

Eddie Smith vs. Valdir Araujo
Eddie Smith
Valdir Araujo
Steve Campbell vs. Roger Minton, Iii
Steve Campbell
Roger Minton, III
Jordin Hinman vs. Bobby Emmons, Jr.
Jordin Hinman
Bobby Emmons, Jr.
Chad Hinton vs. Ido Pariente
Chad Hinton
Ido Pariente
Matt Veach vs. Eric Wisely
Matt Veach
Eric Wisely
Hermes Franca vs. Joshua Thorpe
Hermes Franca
Joshua Thorpe