NAAFS: Rock N Rumble 3
Jeff Monson Signed to Compete at NAAFS Rock N Rumble Special Appearance by Roy “Big Country” Nelson (06/26/09 – Cleveland, OH) – The North American Allied Fight Series is pleased to announce the signing of Pride, Dream and six time UFC veteran, Jeff “The Snowman” Monson to compete at the upcoming 3rd Annual NAAFS Rock N Rumble event on Saturday August 29th in Cleveland, OH. Jeff Monson is one of the top Mixed Martial Arts heavyweights in the world. A world class grappler Monson competes regularly in submission tournaments representing the United States. He has won more gold medals for the United States then any grappler now competing. The pinnacle of Monson’s UFC career was UFC 65, where he fought Tim Sylvia to a five-round decision for the UFC Heavyweight title. Now Jeff Monson brings his impressive resume to the NAAFS Pro Series Heavyweight division. Monson's opponent will be Tony Sylvester (12-1-1, Midwest Training Center), of Canton, OH, now training out of Chicago, IL in association with Black Force MMA Management. “We have added depth to our HW division while putting together a tremendous match up for NAAFS fans.” said NAAFS president and Pro Series matchmaker Greg Kalikas. “For the past few years the NAAFS has been known for creating top MMA prospects but now we feel we have the credibility to bring in fighters the caliber of a Jeff Monson and Tony Sylvester which will continue to increase our awareness on a national level.” Accompanying Monson for this fight will be none other than former IFL champion Roy “Big Country” Nelson, who has competed against some of the top Heavyweights in the sport including Monson himself. In addition to Tony Sylvester versus Jeff Monson, the 3rd Annual Rock N Rumble will also see many of the top stars in the Pro & National Amateur Series in action. Already announced is UFC veteran Josh “Heavy” Hendricks (15-5) taking on former Pro Series Heavyweight Champion “Cujo” Joe McCall (6-1), plus fans will witness a Pro Series Middleweight fight as Chris “The Assassin” Lozano (6-1) of Strong Style Fight Team steps back in the NAAFS cage with John “The Bullet” Fields (4-2) of Instigator Fight Team. More fights for the 3rd Annual NAAFS Rock N Rumble, along with band information, will be released soon at NAAFS.tv.