Below is the official press release from Five Guys Fighting.

I’ll be covering the event for the Knick Ledger and might try to write a feature piece to shop around. Time constraints may prevent me from following through on that threat.



5 Guys Fighting Presents the Areas Second Full Contact Mixed Martial Arts Event

Contact: Shannon Miller5 Guys

Press Release

5 Guys Fighting and Cage Wars Ny Present Their Second Full Contact Mixed Martial Arts Event

Weigh ins open to the public and media tonight 10/25 at 6:30pm at Legion training facility located at 1208 route 146 Clifton Park Ny.

5 Guys fighting is proud to announce Cage Wars 14 the Capital Districts second amateur Mixed Martial Arts event.  Amateur athletes from around the northeast are scheduled to compete on Friday October 26th at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Albany. This will be the areas second fully sanctioned full contact fighting contest.  All the fight night action will follow similar rules and procedures as popular professional leagues such as the UFC, PRIDE, and IFL.  This event will be a followup of the highly successful and groundbreaking event held on August 11th of this year in which 5 guys fighting became the first promoter to hold a amateur MMA event in Albany.

Cage Wars 14 will feature contestants skilled in boxing, kickboxing, wrestling, ju-jitsu, and a number of other martial forms.  Contests will be held in a octagon and feature 3, 3 minute rounds. Our current fight card will include 3 Cage Wars championships. Sponsors for this event include Legion Training Center, Extreme Striker, New York Boxing and Atlas Jiu Jitsu.

Formed by Professional Boxer Shannon Miller and partners, 5 Guys Fighting has consistently worked to advance the cause of Mixed Martial Arts in the state of New York.  5 Guys Fighting has currently held 13 competitive martial arts events in venues around the Capital District and Western New York. We have conducted in excess of 140 individual fights and represent over 300 fighters from a number of gyms and schools.  As the areas premiere competitive martial arts promoter we offer an opportunity for fighters to compete locally for fans, friends and family at the highest levels with the largest crowds.

Doors open for the show at 7pm with fights starting at 8pm.

Please E-mail requests for additional information on rules, sanctioning, press conference, and access to the fighters to

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