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Shuffield Will Fight At DeSoto Civic Center On August 6

Staff Report

SOUTHAVEN – Tickets are going fast for the Mid-South MMA Championships II at the DeSoto Civic Center in Southaven on August 6 that includes fan favorite Codie Shuffield.

    Dubbed “fan favorite” Shuffield will enter the cage to do battle with Tel Faulkner in a Mid-South MMA Middleweight Championship match. This will be Shuffield’s second fight and tickets are going fast for the 13 bout card that will feature some of the hottest Mixed Martial fighters in the region.

    Tickets are just $25 and $35 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by calling Shuffield at 473-7448. He also has his Shuffield t-shirt available for sale.

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SOUTHAVEN – Water Valley Mixed Martial Art (MMA) fighter Codie Shuffield will compete in his second professional fight at the Mid-South MMA Championships II from the DeSoto Civic Center in Southaven on August 6.

    Dubbed “fan favorite,” Shuffield will enter the cage to do battle with Tel Faulkner in a Mid-South MMA Middleweight Championship match.

     Fans from the show in April will remember that Shuffield suffered back-to-back punches in the first seconds in the opening round, but Shuffield battled back to win his first professional fight in the MID-SOUTH MMA Championships at the DeSoto Civic Center in Southaven on April 16.

    The blows came from 25 year-old Bobby Logue of Memphis, who was also competing in his first professional MMA fight.

    Shuffield’s August 6 rival, Faulkner also competed in the April fight and silenced the crowd and Jaden Booth with a one punch knockout that still has people talking.

    “People are still talking about the show we did in April and have been asking me when I was going to bring back MMA to the DCC, well here it is!”, announced Brian Young of Prize Fight. As successful and exciting as the 1st show was the 2nd lines up to be even better as matchmaker Jamie Houston has assembled one of the most power packed MMA cards to ever hit the Mid-South. The thirteen bout card will feature five Mid-South Champion-ship bouts featuring some of the hottest MMA fighters in the region.

    Shuffield told the Herald that Faulkner is a good, tough fighter with a strong right.

    Shuffield is currently selling tickets and running down sponsors to help offset the expenses for the coming August fight.     Tickets for this exciting 13 bout card of action are just $25 & $35 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by calling Shuffield at 473-7448 or at the DeSoto Civic Center box office, at ticketmaster.com, by calling ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or at any ticketmaster location. Doors for the Mid-South MMA Championships open at 7 PM and the first fight starts at 7:30 p.m.

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