Volkmann/Barry kick off busy 3 weeks for The Academy

Jacob Volkmann

Jacob Volkmann World Series of Fighting

Even with a few fighters having to pull out of fights this month due to injury, the next three weeks are big for the MMA squad.

This past weekend Jacob Volkmann took home a unanimous decision win over Lyle “fancy pants” Beerbohm (21-3) at Word serious of fighting 3 in Las Vegas,NV. This marked the first fight out of the UFC for Jake since he was let go by the company 3 months ago.The next night Pat Barry did not come out on top of his fight at UFC 161. Barry lost by TKO ref stoppage in the 1st round against up and comer Shawn jordan (15-4).

Brandon Girtz will take the stage for Bellator this Wednesday the 19th for his 2nd fight with the organization. Girtz (10-2) will lock horns with Derek Campos (10-3) of Dallas,TX as part of the preliminary line up on Spiketv.com as well as Bellator.com.

The 21st of june, this coming friday, two fighters will head to Milawaukee,WI for RFA8. Dan Moret will be taking on Wisconsins No.1 ranked featherweight Jose Pacheco (7-3) in his 145 lb debut. Ben Smith will be taking on Roufusport product Mike”Biggie” Rhodes. Both fights will be part of the televised main card on Axs TV.

To cap off a busy month on June 29th 5 more fighters will do battle locally for Driller/SEG promotions in Burnsville, MN at Highfive sports bar & grill. Jordan Parsons will take on Strikeforce Veteran Derek Getzel in the nights Main event.This marks Parsons first fight since losing his first title defense as 145 champion for CFA in Miami, FL. Andre Tieva (academy) vs Ben Miller, Mike Zimmer(academy) vs Frank Johnson, Clarence Jordan (academy) vs Bruce Johnson, and Jason Huntley (academy) vs Mark Sainci are also featured bouts.

Tickets for these fights can be purchased from the fighters themselves or Cagetix.com.

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