Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Pure Pankration MMA Event In San Francisco On July 18

There will be a MMA event in San Francisco this Thursday night, July 16. The event is Pure Pankration and it will be held at 1015 Folsom.

Since it is a Pankration competition, there will be no shots to the face allowed. Shots to the body is allowed and submissions.

Strikeforce fighter Jake Shields will be the special host and there will be a lot of fighters from the local MMA schools competing.

Some of the fighters competing are from Shields' new school  which is called Jake Shields American Jiujitsu, and some are from  Gilbert Melendez' new school in San Francisco which is called the El Nino Training Center.

Other schools that will be represented include Fight and Fitness, Fairtex, Ralph Gracie Jiu Jitsu, and Gracie Fighter Team Black.

There will be 12 fights including two female fights. The first fight starts at 8pm.

If you are interested in tickets, you can  get them at

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