TOUGHMAN CONTEST Toughman Contest Set Nov. 9-10 In Logan
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Oct. 12, 2012 4:13 PM EDT
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, Logan County
, West Virginia
Fifty fighters are ready to prove just how tough they are.
They will battle in the ring at the 25th Annual Coal Area Original Toughman Contest in Logan, according to a news release from promoter Jerry Thomas of West Virginia Sports Promotions. The event will be held Nov. 9 and Nov. 10 at the Logan Field House.
Up to 100 area men and women are expected to participate.
This year’s event will also feature two professional bouts. On Nov. 9, Jason Smith (5-1, three knockouts) of Logan will fight a four round bout vs. an opponent yet to be named. Meanwhile, on Nov. 10, Daniel Hensley (6-0) of Chapmanville will fight a four round bout vs. an opponent yet to be named. Both Smith and Hensley are former Toughman champions.
Tickets go on sale Oct. 20 and will be sold at Mike Ferrell Toyota-Scion, Town N’ Country Foodland, LA Liquor & Lottery and at Uncle Sam’s in Man. To charge tickets by phone, call 1-800-296-3897 or buy online at wvtoughman.com.
Sponsors are Mike Ferrell Toyota-Scion, Suddenlink Media, Network West Virginia.com, 96.1 The Wolf, ACME Bonding and Friends of Coal Miners.Net.
The event has been sanctioned and will be supervised by the West Virginia State Athletic Commission.