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.