BLOG: Excited was a word Water Valley’s Codie Shuffield used over and over again to describe how he felt about his upcoming MMA fight in Southaven.The former Water Valley football offensive lineman is one of the fighters who will take part in Saturday’s Mid-South MMA Championships. The fights are being held at the DeSoto County Civic Center and Shuffield, who has earned a 13-1 record as an amateur, faces one of his biggest challenges in the ring when he meets up with 6-foot-5 Bobby Logue.
Shuffield has been training daily in anticipation for the fight and said he was down to 185 pounds. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the fights, while action begins at 8. Shuffield has tickets for sale at a cost of $25 for risers and $35 for floor seats.