AFC 6 – Conviction
June 18, 2011 at Bear Mountain Arena, Victoria BC.
Doors open at 6:00pm, Fights start at 7:00pm.
AFC 6 Features Middleweight Title Defense Plus ADCC World Champion Robert Drysdale’s Toughest Test
VICTORIA (BC): Victoria-based Armageddon Fighting Championship has announced the line-up for their sixth event, AFC 6: “Conviction” to be held at the home of the AFC, Bear Mountain Arena on Saturday, June 18th. In the main event of the evening, AFC middleweight champion Kalib Starnes (10-6-1)will face-off for the 185 lb belt against UFC and Strikeforce veteran John Salter (6-2).
Along with the title defense AFC 6: “Conviction” will feature the return of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu phenom Robert Drysdale, the 2007 ADCC Open Weight Champion and three time world Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion. Robert is the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu coach of many of the world’s top MMA athletes including Forrest Griffin and Frank Mir. He will face a stiff test against 3X Pan American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gold medalist, former UFC vet and Ultimate Fighter cast member Mike Nickels (9-4).
Derek Medler (5-0) puts his undefeated record on the line against Jaret Evens (7-3) in this highly anticipated match up. This event will also feature a heavyweight tilt between 2 former CFL players and BC Lion draft picks. Victoria’s own Justin Shaw (2-0) drafted 18th overall in 2007 against Vancouver’s Paul Cheng (4-1 pro boxer) drafted 6th overall in 2002. Plus Andrew Buckland (13-8) vs. Chase Deganhardt (7-2), and local standouts Corey Gower (3-0), Ryan Janes (2-1), Karel Bergen (3-0), Nathan Swayze (1-1), Chris Jones (3-1), and Tristan Connelly (1-2).
AFC 6 – Full Card
Kalib Starnes 10-6 vs. John Salter 6-2 185
Robert Drysdale 2-0 vs. Mike Nickels 9-4 205
Derek Medler 5-0 vs. Jaret Evans 7-3 170
Andrew Buckland 13-8 vs. Chase Degenhardt 7-2 185
Justin Shaw 2-0 vs. Paul Cheng 0-0 265
Chris Jones 3-1 vs. Dan Ring 2-0-1 155
Ryan Janes 2-1 vs. Duncan Wilson 2-1 185
Corey Gower 3-0 vs. Brendan Frost 2-3 140
Karel Bergen 3-0 vs. Ethan Owusu 1-1 170
Nathan Swayze 1-1 vs. Brian Coldwell 2-2 185
Tristan Connelly 1-2 vs. Upneet Rai 2-3