Feature Story Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The Ring Ain't the Thing
Warpath VI warriors battle it out in the cage
Kolton Higginbottom holds an arm up in celebration as his coach Darwin Douglas hangs the title belt around his waist. His opponent, Andy Padda looks on.
Warning: Graphic Images
you go to the Friday night fights, you want your money's worth. You want
fighters at the top of their game. If you're a guy, you want hot girls and
cold beer. You
want loud music, laser lights and smoke machines. You want value-added.
Bring it. This is the Friday night fights and its going to be loud.
On May 2, fight promoters Darwin Douglas and his wife Francine ushered in
new era by bringing in the cage for Warpath VI at Atchelitz Hall. It was a
first for MMA in Chilliwack.
Cody Wilson waits for word from the judges on his match with Jujhar Atwal. Below, Kolton Higginbottom concentrates while entering the cage for his title fight with Andy Padda.
The tall and gangly Kolton Higgonbottom (5-4-0), from Ts'kw'aylaxw band in
the BC interior, is one of Four Directions star battlers. He headlined the
card against seasoned short and squat scrapper Andy Padda (5-3-0) out of
A fighter climbs into the cage. Below, Jamie Siraj at Four Directions Gym on Monday.
Wilson's right. He did fight a good technical battle but Atwal racked up the points with some heavy hits that rocked Wilson's small frame. The hammering eventually took their toll on him and the fight was called.
*Winners denoted in red.
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