Tampa, FL(May 16, 2014) –Absolute Fighting Championship (AFC) returns to South Florida with a Pro-MMA Series, “The Return: Gilliam vs. Montgomery” FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014 at 7pm. Owned by hotel executive and MMA aficionado Dan Lambert, the AFC has been providing top tier MMA events since 2002. The event will take place inside the Seminole Hard Rock Paradise in Ft. Lauderdale at Passion Mega Club. (UFA) is partnering with to provide television airing on all of their network platforms.AFC and UFA will tap Emmy Award-Winning TV Host and Commentator Jay Adams as lead and set up man. Also getting the hosting nod is WEC Champion and long-time UFC Veteran Mike Brown who will be providing expert color.
According to Adams, CEO of UFA, “United Fight Alliance is very excited to work with Dan Lambert, Roger Krahl and the rest of the Absolute Fighting Championship team. They have a storied history and one of the best track records in the sport for placing fighters in the UFC. In their comeback show “The Return” they are fielding an excellent card.”
The main event has UFC veteran Jason “The Gizzard” Gilliam (13-6) squaring off against relentless Steven “The Weasel” Montgomery (5-2). The co-main event features UFC veteran Brian Houston (4-2) as he meets Jared Bailey out of Indiana. Also on the card is UFC prospect and undefeated fighter Colby Convington, King Of The Cage veteran Jay Ellis, Bellator veteran Tulio Quintanilla, M-1 veteran Mehdi Hassan, Taylor Krahl, Jason Jimenez, Willie Floyd III, Alonzo Roane, Tony Way, Jason Gladey, Mario Ramos, Jason Jimenez, and Jake Gombocz.
is a one hour MMA and Entertainment program that broadcasts to over 100 million homes and sports establishments, airing nationally on DIRECTV, Dish Network and ATT U-Verse and locally on ROOT SPORTS, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Tuff TV and Untamed Sports.
Tickets for The Return: Gilliam vs. Montgomery, priced from $25 to $40 for VIP ringside seats are onsale at www.floridaMMAevents.com or at selected American Top Team school locations. VIP tables areavailable by calling 954-742-5753 or 954-425-0705.
About United Fight Alliance
UFA is a one-hour MMA program that brings you the best MMA from around the world. Watch as some ofthe biggest names in MMA fight toe to toe in the cage and you’ll see exclusive footage, interviews and fighter profiles. United Fight Alliance features top ranked fighters, women’s fights, intense action and more. UFA and its network of shows including Brawl Call, a thirty minute MMA magazine style, behind thescenes show, are now broadcast to over 100 million homes, airing on ROOT SPORTS, Comcast SportsNet – Chicago, Untamed Sports, TUFF TV and nationally on DIRECTV, Dish Network and ATT U-Verse. UFA airs internationally on HBO Plus. You can also find UFA at your favorite sports bars throughout the nation. Check your local listings for ROOT SPORTS, Comcast Sports Net – Chicago and TUFF TV. Tune in on DIRECTV to channel 658, 683 or 687, on Dish Network to channel 414, 426 or 428 and on ATT U–Verse to channel 1730, 1760 or 1764. For more information on UFA or Brawl Call, contact or go to, or .
Absolute Fighting Championship is a professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated todelivering a series of action-packed entertainment events for MMA fight fans by producing the bestpossible matchups between elite fighters from around the globe. For more information please visit our
About Passion Mega Club
Passion Nightclub is a mega club located at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This 15,000 square footmega club has been the best to party in Broward for the past 7 years, hosting some of the best MMAevents in South Florida. Passion is located at 5701 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314.
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