Event Date: Friday Feb 20, 2015
Doors Open: 7:00 PM
Front Street Fights 4 – presented by Bodybuilding.com – will take place on February 20th at 7pm.
The main event features Steven Siler (23-14-0) stepping into the cage against Brandon “Hot Rod” Hempleman (10-2-0). Brandon is currently under contract with World Series of Fighting and they have granted him permission to step the cage in front of his hometown crowd!
The co-main event will see Benny Vinson (7-2-1) taking on Czar Sklavos (10-4-0)
More fights will be announced over the next few days, so make sure to like Front Street Fights on Facebook for the official announcements.
FIGHT CARD (current as of 12/30 – card subject to change)
Brandon “Hot Rod” Hempleman vs. Delane Lamere (Main Event)
Czar Sklavos vs. Benny Vinson (Co-Main Event)
Freddy Arteaga vs. Weston Barnes
Joe Hamilton vs. Carson Frei
$15 General Admission
$25 Lower Bowl Reserved
$50 Floor Reserved
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Courtesy of MMA Junkie: In a key bantamweight contest, Brandon Hempleman (10-2) staved off the wrestling of Alexis Vila (14-5) in a few early exchanges and then battled back with crisp, aggressive kickboxing, to score a unanimous-decision win.
Vila missed on a few takedown attempts in the early going, but he quickly found success with a pair of overhands that landed flush. At that point, Vila seemed content to box for the remainder of the frame, and while he had success with powerful shots, Hempleman also found moments with a few well-placed punches and kicks of his own.
The action stayed busy in the second, as Hempleman picked up the pace with his kickboxing attack but Vila remained quick and looked to counter, as well. Both refused to back down, and they traded toe-to-toe for the entirety of the round.
Vila finally seemed to slow a bit … Read More »
WSOF 12′s Brandon “Hot Rod” Hempleman thinks he’ll be too much for Vila to handle
(Courtesy of Heidi Fang www.mmafightcorner.com)
It’s been a year full of ups and downs for Brandon “Hot Rod” Hempleman (9-2). Ever since losing his debut to Marlon Moraes, recovering from a broken leg, and then seeing fight after fight nixed due to various circumstances, the Idaho native has seen his share of setbacks. Regardless, the tenacious scrapper with an impenetrable spirit is focused on making a statement in 2014 and putting those obstacles in his rear view. When the bantamweight joined the MMA Fight Corner, he explained how ready he is to get back on track when he makes his return at WSOF 12 on Aug. 9.
Following his hard fought battle against Moraes at WSOF 4, Hempleman spent months recovering from a broken fibula he suffered in the fight. … Read More »
Twelve-bout WSOF 10 lineup finalized with six new preliminary-card fights
By John Morgan May 15, 2014 2:20 pm
Next month’s WSOF 10 lineup is now complete with the addition of six new bouts, bringing the card’s full schedule to 12 total contests.
MMAjunkie today learned the new matchups include bantamweights Rudy Morales (3-0) vs. Timur Valiev (6-1), women’s bantamweights Ashlee Evans-Smith (2-0) vs. Marciea Allen (3-1), bantamweights Brandon Hempleman (9-2) vs. Andrew Yates (7-1), lightweights Justin Jaynes (2-1) vs. Jimmy Spicuzza (3-0), women’s flyweights Lynn Alvarez (6-3) vs. Sofia Bagherdai (5-2) and lightweights Tanner Cowan (0-0) vs. A.J. Williams (0-0).
Featuring three championship fights, WSOF 10 takes place June 21 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The main card airs on NBC Sports Network following prelims on MMAjunkie.
“Ruthless” Morales makes his promotional debut with a perfect 3-0 mark … Read More »