Kim Couture Leaving Las Vegas For Missouri Rumble

Kim Couture
Branson, Mo - Kim "Sugarfree" Couture, former wife of Randy Couture, the first MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter to be inducted into the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) will compete in Branson April 7, 2012 in an event billed as the Missouri Rumble. 

Couture Vs Rodriquez

MUCF (Midwest Ultimate Cage Fights) announced Kim Couture will be fighting at the Branson Convention Center as a Missouri Rumble featured event. MUCF Organizer Tommy Tran revealed contracts were finalized yesterday for three high-profile fights to take slated in Branson during the Missouri Rumble. Couture will fight Anita "Le Tigre" Rodrigues.

Sitzes Vs. Sophia Bagherdai
Midwest Ultimate Cagefight fans have a familiar face as Jeri "Fists of Fury" Sitzes returns. Sitzes fought won an  MUCF tournament in Branson on Nov. 26, 2011 in a match voted" fight of the night".

Sitzes holds  a World Boxing Council (WBC) title in Muay Thai. Sitzes is scheduled to fight Sophia Bagherdia of Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Bagherdia is ranked the 9 best female fighter in the world.

Midget Wrestling
Little Kato "The Dwarf Destroyer" and Beautiful Bobby Dean promise delivery of fun sized brutality. The wrestlers were featured on Jackass 3D and participate in a television series called , "Half Pint Brawlers".  Branson's first Midget Wrestling match at the Branson Convention Center promises a night's worth of entertainment on its own.

Several other fights are scheduled and will be released when contracts are finalized.

A spokesperson for Midwest Ultimate Cagefights said the company goal is to bring Las Vegas caliber fighting to Branson. The three anchor events are staged to ensure the draw of MMA fans continues to grow.

Missouri Rumble Media Campaign has TV Focus
Tran plans to focus marketing efforts towards regional television advertising stating, "All of our Midwest Ultimate Cage Fight events at the Branson Convention Center have received excellent coverage from Springfield and Joplin television stations; they always come to our events and provide television coverage; the rebroadcasts have been good for the fighters and the brand. "

Midwest Ultimate Cage Fights  plans to orchestrate a large  media campaign with a heavy television advertising blitz during the UFC 143 which will broadcast Live on FOX Feb 28, 2009..