Wednesday, March 14, 2007

World-Wide Fighting Championship - Desert Storm

Coming to Northern Arizona for the first time on Saturday, March 31, the Worldwide Fighting Championship will present Desert Storm at Cliff Castle Casino in the Stargazer Pavilion.

An exciting evening of mixed martial arts challenge will feature Jesse "Kid Hercules" Forbes, TV Star and Ultimate Fighter vs. Tim "The Pimp" Peacock, Ultimate Combat Experience Champion.

Other fights on the card will include Steven "Razor" Sharp vs Joe Veres, Benny Madrid vs Ryan Bayder, and competitors Hodges, Fuimano, Calnin, Lopez, Baczyinski, Degroat, Dollaway, and Maldonondo. Fighters will weigh-in Friday, March 30, 6 p.m. at the Dragonfly Lounge in Cliff Castle Casino. The event follows on Saturday, March 31. Gates will open at 6 p.m., with the fights beginning at 7:30 p.m.

UFC's Joe "Diesel" Riggs will also make a special appearance, along with the beautiful WFC Ring Girls.

For this special event, the Stargazer Pavilion at Cliff Castle Casino will have reserved arena-style seating. Ringside seats are $40, $60, and $100, and general admission will be $25. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling the Castle Club at (928) 567-7999, or (800) 381-SLOT ext. 7999.

Centrally located in Camp Verde, Cliff Castle Casino is proudly owned and operated by the Yavapai-Apache Nation. The casino offers live-action poker, blackjack and more than 570 gaming devices. Visitors can enjoy fine dining at Storytellers steakhouse and family dining at The Gallery, The Gathering Restaurant & Bar, and Johnny Rockets. Hotel accommodations are available at the adjacent Lodge at Cliff Castle. For hotel reservations call (928) 567-6611, or (800) 524-6343.

Located just east of I-17 at exit 289 ­ a short 75-minute drive from Phoenix ­ the casino is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information about Cliff Castle Casino, please call the Castle Club at 928-567-7999 or visit


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