The Second Annual UFC Fan Expo will feature some of the brightest and biggest stars in all of MMA; both female and male fighters. The FighterGirls booth (1238) will be no exception!
SHAR JACKSON from VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club Boot Camp and accomplished television actress and singer will be joining us at the booth and throughout the weekend at various FighterGirls events. FighterGirls CEO and MMA fighter, Debi Purcell, helped Jackson get into amazing shape on the hit VH1 show. Since then Jackson has continued her MMA training and is kicking ass at the new FighterGirls gym in Irvine, CA.
SHONIE “MR. INTERNATIONAL” CARTER is the vibrant veteran fighter who was featured on Spike TV’s highly rated show, The Ultimate Fighter season 4. A former WEC champion, Carter (49-23-7) has exciting wins over former UFC champion Matt Sierra and Chris Lytle. Early in his career, he went on an unbelievable 14 fight winning streak and his talent and eccentric personality have made him a legend in the sport.
WES “THE PROJECT” SIMS is an accomplished MMA fighter touting a record of 22-9. Sims is an ex star basketball player at a whopping 6’10”. Sims also starred on The Ultimate Fighter “Heavy Weights” season and is a veteran of the UFC, Pride, and StrikeForce. His hilarious personality and charm make him hard to miss and a blast to be around. When he’s not training, the charismatic Wes Sims is the owner of a mixed martial arts gym in Ohio and helps out in the community by serving as the chief of the Police Athletic League running youth programs in karate, boxing and grappling.
DEBI “WHIPLASH” PURCELL, a top female MMA from Marco Ruas’ Camp is a true sport pioneer, breaking barriers in WMMA and starting FighterGirls.com over a decade ago. Purcell was the first woman to fight in King of the Cage, a veteran of Hook N’Shoot, Smack Girl, and Showtime’s Elite XC. Purcell was also a former assistant coach for Fox’s IFL and was the only female to have this honor. Purcell recently appeared on the Montel Williams Show and VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club. Debi is the branchild, CEO, and Chief Designer of the successful clothing line, FighterGirls Sportswear. Purcell will be there throughout the weekend at the booth with several of the FighterGirls sponsored fighters; many who are competing at the Grappler’s Quest during the Expo.
*Many of our sponsored FighterGirls Team will be competing in the Grapplers Quest including the female super-fight, Penny Thomas.
*FighterGirls New Line Release Party Thursday night by Invitation Only.
*FighterGirls will be hosting a UFC Viewing Party at “The Pub” at the Monte Carlo Saturday night. Fights start at 6:30 p.m. Fans are welcome and encouraged to come out and meet our Pro Fighters and Celebrities.
FIGHTERGIRLS WILL BE SHOWCASING THEIR NEW LINE INCLUDING SHORTS, TEES, BOXING/MMA GLOVES, ETC.