St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Public Weigh-in

Feb 16, 2011
(PRESS RELEASE) -- The Media and general public are invited to the Fighter Weigh-in for St. Valentine's Day Massacre - Professional MMA Event Featuring Seguin vs. Urbina battle for the Impact Fight League Middleweight Championship to be held at Bar Louie at the Great Lakes Crossing Mall on Thursday, February 17 at 6:00 pm.

Sports Illustrated Modelling Hopeful Kristi King, MMA Legend Shonie "Mr. International" Carter to be in attendance to meet fans and do interviews.

The public weigh-in for Donofrio Entertainment's St. Valentine's Day Massacre - Professional MMA Event will be held at Bar Louie at the Great Lakes Crossing Mall on Thursday, February 17 at 6:00 pm.

Bar Louie is located at 4390 Baldwin Road in Auburn Hills, Michigan (for more information, call 248.409.0087). Food and beverages will be served.

All fighters, MMA legend Shonie Carter, Sports Illustrated Modelling Hopeful Kristi King and event promoter Joseph Donofrio will be available for interviews and photos.

The following night, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre will be held at 7:30 p.m. at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Presented by Donofrio Entertainment and Impact Fight League, St. Valentine's Day Massacrewill feature a battle for the Impact Fight League Middleweight Championship between Detroit's Brendan Seguin (21-17-1) and Chicago's Hector "El Toro" Urbina (13-5), plus very special guests MMA Hall of Famer Mark "The Hammer" Coleman, Sports Illustrated Modelling Hopeful Kristi King as honorary ring-card girl and MMA legend Shonie "Mr. International" Carter.

Coleman is a former NCAA collegiate and Olympic wrestler who switched over to MMA and won the UFC 10 and UFC 11 tournaments, as well as the first Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight championship, and the Pride Fighting Championships 2000 Open Weight Grand Prix. Known as "The Godfather of Ground & Pound", he is widely credited with proving the ability of wrestlers to dominate in the developing sport of mixed martial arts, and with being one of the first in American MMA to successfully use the strategy that came to be known as ground-and-pound.

At UFC 82, Coleman was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame.

Known for his flashy dress, colorful language, outlandish personality and use of the spinning back fist in competition, Shonie Carter is a former World Extreme Cagefighting welterweight champion, an Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran and was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 4 reality show.

A full-time model since the age of 15, Kristi King recently won the London Fitness and Health Expo in London, Ontario. In November she won a first and a third at the Fitness Star World Championships in Toronto. King has graced the cover of several magazines and will be attending the Oscars pre-party dinner known as the "Night of 100 Stars" at the Beverly Hills Hotel this year. She is also taping her own fitness DVD in March.

She currently sits in third place overall in voting for the Sports Illustrated New Model Search online contest.

Tickets, priced at $10, $20 and $30, are on sale now at Palacenet.com, The Palace Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations. Tickets may also be charged by phone to American Express, Visa, Discover and MasterCard by calling1-800-745-3000.

All bouts subject to change. Check out www.donofriomma.com for updates.
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