What started out as fun has now become a lifestyle for top light heavyweight contender, Mike Hackney. He started training in mixed martial arts just for fun, and then one thing let to another, and on May 30 he finds himself in the co-main event and a shot at the vacant V3Fights’ light heavyweight title.
Hackney is currently undefeated with a 5-0 record and trains at the Tennessee BJJ Academy. He was originally scheduled to fight Cody Tucker, but Tucker had to pull out due to injury. In fact, Tucker decided to hang up his gloves for good. Stepping in to fight Hackney will be Dirk Miller who is currently 5-2 and from Arkansas. According to Hackney, “I knew Cody Tucker was not going to fight, so I was expecting a change of opponent. I’m just glad he did it in time to make adjustments.”
The last time the Legion got to witness Hackney in the V3 cage, he won in dominant fashion via triangle choke in only a minute into the first round. This time when he steps into the cage, he will face a much more dangerous opponent in Dirk Miller. When asked about this fight, here is what he had to say:
“I’m excited about this fight. I feel like I’ll be a better all around fighter. I train with some of the best fighters and have some of the best coaches around. I will have a reach advantage for sure. This should be a fun fight.”
Don’t miss a chance to watch one of Tennessee’s top fighters in the cage on May 30! Get your tickets now.
You can watch this event free online at www.v3fights.com.
WHAT: V3Fights: Tucker vs Hackney
WHEN: Saturday May 30, 2015
6:00 pm Doors open
7:00 pm Fights start
WHERE: Marathon Music Works
1402 Clinton Street
Nashville, TN 37203
ADMISSION: $25 general admission
$35 reserved seating
$45 cageside seating
You can get your tickets at www.v3fights.com
All ages welcome
For further information, go to www.v3fights.com
V3Fights was founded in Memphis, TN as an amateur fighting circuit in 2009. In 2014, the company made their professional debut. The company’s mission is to provide quality professional MMA events for fans across the mid-south whether it be live, on television, online, or pay per view. V3Fights is one of the premier launching pads for professional MMA fighters are the next generation of MMA. For more information on V3Fights, visit www.v3fights.com!!!