Ontario, CaliforniaApril 27, 2010 - Submission Ink announced today that the lineup for theSubmission Ink MMA Autograph Session is complete. The lineup will consist ofFormer WEC Lightweight Champion and current assistant coach on the The UltimateFighter Season 11 "Razor" Rob McCullough, WEC Featherweight contenderCub Swanson, StrikeForce Middleweight fighter Benji "Razor" Radachand Jamie "The Chosyn 1" Yager from the UFC Reality TV hit TheUltimate Fighter Season 11.
The Submission Ink MMA Autograph Session will take place May 1st in OntarioCalifornia at the Ontario Convention Center and coincides with the three daylong Rock The Ink Tattoo and Entertainment Festival (April 30th, May 1st-2nd).The autograph session takes place inside an actual MMA cage so fans get thefull MMA experience complete with Ring Card girls. More information isavailable at http://www.SubmitInk.com
McCullough, the former WEC Lightweight Champion, is known as one of the mostfeared strikers in all of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) with his blend of power,speed and technique. McCullough can be seen as the assistant coach for TeamPunishment on Spike TV’s hit series “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 11 producedby the UFC.
Alongside McCullough will be current star of The Ultimate Fighter Season 11Jamie Yager. Yager is one of this season’s most electrifying young talentshaving won his preliminary fight over Ben Stark by devastating knockout with ahigh kick and followed up that win with another knockout for his second KO onthe show.
Radach is best known in MMA for his last fight, one of the best of 2009, withScott Smith in StrikeForce when the two went to war in a grueling three roundfight which saw excellent striking from both fighters. Outside of the sportRadach is widely known for foiling an armed robbery attempt at a VancouverWashington restaurant where he was eating. Radach was able to physically disarmthe would-be robber and subdue him until police arrived.
Swanson is coming off of a submission win over the highly ranked John Franchiin November of 2009 which earned him Fight of the Night honors. It was laterrevealed that Swanson had broken both of his hands in the fight yet found a wayto secure the guillotine choke for the victory. Swanson has faced some of thetop fighters in the featherweight division including current WEC featherweightchampion Jose Aldo, former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver and WEC veteranCharlie Valencia and was the owner of an eleven fight win streak from2004-2007.
Submission Ink is a one of a kind national submission grappling tournament andMMA Fighter Autograph Session which takes place within the three day Rock theInk Tattoo & Entertainment Festival which provides entertainment of alltypes including on-site Tattoo artists, Music, Skateboarding, Motocross, RollerDerby, Guitar Wars, Miss Tattoo Contest and more!
Playing live during the concert portion is Compella & the Twister featuringlegendary Jiu-Jitsu player and instructor Eddie Bravo of 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu.In addition to the MMA autograph session there is a No-Gi Submission GrapplingTournament with a $1,000 prize for the Absolute Division, a grapplingSuperFight, cash prizes for Intermediate and Advanced Division champions andEVERY competitor receives a gift bag! The action takes place at:
May 1st 2010
Ontario Convention Center
2000 E. Convention Center Way
Ontario, California 91764
Submission Ink takes place within
the Rock The Ink Tattoo & Entertainment Festival