Gladiator Challenge

August Will Be Packed With Gladiator Challenge Action




Tedd Williams and Gladiator Challenge recently announced the addition of two events that will be taking

place in August. In short, GC will be heating up the summer months!


First up will be "Young Guns 6," which is set to take place live at the Elko Indian Colony Gym in Elko,

Nevada on Saturday, August 13th. In the main event, Kiwi Rodriguez and Miguel Espitia will battle it out for

the Gladiator Challenge Amateur Lightweight Championship. Also featured will be local favorites Justin

Stayley, Alex Lara, and JR Lara.


Then, the "Pro-Am Series" will hit. This event is set to take place live at Soboba Casino in San Jacinto,

California on Sunday, August 21st. In the main event, Aaron Neveu will battle Cody Bollinger for the GC

Featherweight Championship. The co-main event will feature a GC Superfight Championship match-up

between Strikeforce veteran Robbie Peralta and Shad Smith. In addition, GC favorites Tyson "Ironman"

Johnson, Chris Kirtley, Brad Ball, and Melvin Costa will all compete.


Tickets for these exciting events are available through the Virtual Box Office at


For more information on Gladiator Challenge and all its events, please visit


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Gladiator Challenge is a world-class mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion established in 1999 by Tedd

Williams. A former UFC fighter, Williams is a former national AAU Sambo Champion (1997), a former

California State Judo Champion (4th Degree Black Belt under “Judo” Gene Lebell) and a former college

All-American wrestler (Cerritos Jr. College, 1988-89). Gladiator Challenge runs 12-18 MMA events per year,

and has featured MMA superstars Urijah “The California Kid” Faber, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, James

Irvin, Tyson Griffin, Dan “The Beast” Severn, “Sugar” Rashad Evans, Scott “Ha nds of Stone” Smith, “The

Maine-iac” Tim Sylvia, Joe “Daddy” Stevenson, Mac Danzig, Jerry Bohlander, “Krazy Horse” Charles

Bennett, Chris Leben, Chael Sonnen, Jake Shields, “The Secret Weapon” Pete Spratt, Nate “The Rock”

Quarry, Jason “The Punisher” Lambert, Bobby “The Bad Seed” Hoffman, and Cal Worsham, among many

others. Gladiator Challenge can be found online at



- From Gladiator Challenge




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