Water Valley native Codie Shuffield will put his Prize Fight Middleweight championship on the line Saturday against Abe Wilson in the Landers Center of Southaven.
Shuffield (4-0 overall) has sold over 400 tickets for the event and has tickets still available through Thursday.
Cost of the tickets are $25 and $35. The MMA Mid-South Championships will begin at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30. (May 17, 2012, Page 7A)
Codie Shuffield, the MMA Mid-South Middleweight Champion, is ready to fight again after defeating his latest opponent in the first round. Shuffield beat Chris Hawk by garnering a TKO last Saturday night in his title matchup in the DeSoto Civic Center.
Shuffield is now 3-0 as a professional. Shuffield said Wednesday he will fight again on Dec. 12 at the Batesville Civic Center against an opponent that has yet to be determined. (October 13, 2011, Page 8)