By Dane McGuire
Renowned MMA coach Duke Roufus, the head of Milwaukee’s RoufuSport has just announced his return to the role of being a fight promoter.
At the time of this writing, Roufus posted the following on social media:
“I am excited to be back in the Fight Promotion Business.
The North American Fighting Championship returns November 6th. We built a great event to build future stars of MMA. Please come out and support our great sport. Wisconsin is a hotbed for talent.
Here is a list of people who came up in our event before they made it big!
Anthony Pettis UFC & WEC World Champion
Sergio Pettis current Bellator MMA World Champion
Rose Namajunas current UFC World Champion
Emmanuel Sanchez Bellator MMA Title Challenger
Gerald Meerschaert III all time Submission leader in the UFC Middleweight Division
Corey Anderson Bellator Title Contender
Rick Glenn WSOF World Champion
Joao Zeferino PFL Fighter
Sam Alvey UFC Fighter
Ode Osbourne UFC Fighter
Mark Leminger Bellator Fighter
Jordan Winski Bellator Fighter
Jonas Flok PFL Fighter
Mike Biggie Rhodes UFC Veteran
Jordan Griffin UFC Veteran
Alex Gilpin PFL Veteran
Zak Ottow UFC Veteran
Eric Shelton UFC Veteran
Elias Garcia UFC Veteran
Danny Downes UFC Veteran
We look forward to a great night of Fights & Entertainment.”
The NAFC’s Facebook page describes the promotion as:
“The premier and most exciting up-and-coming MMA talent from the United States, Mexico and Canada. NAFC has served as a springboard for many of today’s top names in MMA including brothers Anthony and Sergio Pettis.”
It’s next event, “The Return” is set for November 6 at 6 p.m. MDT at Waukesha County Expo Center.