Fight Card Entertainment Presents

"Vendetta" 2011


April 16, 2011

The SportsZone

Melrose Park, Illinois



CHICAGO, IL - Fight Card Entertainment, Chicagoland’s Premier Mixed Martial Arts Promoter

presents FCE 39/VENDETTA, a sensational evening of cage fighting set for Saturday, April 16th at The

SportsZone in Melrose Park, Illinois.


Advance tickets for FCE 39/VENDETTA, starting at $25, can be purchased by calling the Fight Card

Entertainment offices at 773-745-1112. The SportsZone is located at 1945 N. Cornell Ave in Melrose

Park. (Right off of North Avenue, between 25th Street and Mannheim ).


Featured at FCE 39/VENDETTA will be female sensation Esil Kilponen of Chicago, Illinois. Kilponen

teaches Martial Arts in Wheeling, Illinois and a very large crowd of supporters is expected to cheer her on. 


In a catch weight rematch at 150 lbs., DeKalb, Illinois’ Ken Hansen will battle Zach Fernandez of Schiller

Park. Hansen won the earlier bout when Fernandez was forced to retire after suffering an asthma attack.


In the welterweight division Maurice Jackson of Elgin, Illinois will battle Merrillville, Indiana’s Joe Johnson.


Heavyweights will see action as big Maurice Green of Evanston will return to the cage to face an opponent

to be determined.


Also at FCE 39/VENDETTA, a featherweight showdown will take place as Elmwood Park’s Bryan Ortiz will

clash with Gerard Mills of Rockford, Illinois.


With a weight limit of 185lbs., Chicago’s J. Robert Duzynski will battle Joshua Hanafi of Westmont,



In the 145lbs. division, newcomer, 39 year old Kevin Meloy of New Lennox, Illinois will make his cage debut.

Rounding out the card, Chuck Giles will face off against Corey Forshaw of Grayslake, IL.


Further information on FCE 39/VENDETTA will be announced shortly. For more information on Fight Card

Entertainment, please visit their website at and find them on Facebook at



- Press release from Double D Publicity




Subject to change