Tim McKenzie and Jordan Smith Headline Saturday’s Showdown Fights: Shootout


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Salt Lake City, UTAH – Showdown Fights returns to the UCCU Center in Orem on Saturday, April 16 for a pair of highly anticipated fights featuring a mixture of veteran fighters and highly-touted prospects.

In “Showdown Fights: Shootout” main event, former UFC and WEC fighter Tim “The Wrecking Machine” McKenzie (12-8) and Jordan “Mata Ele” Smith  (15-1) will face off in welterweight action. Only one of McKenzie’s 20 professional fights have reached the judges, and he’ll be looking to rebound from a losing effort to former Ultimate Fighter star Seth Baczynski in December. Smith scored a rear-naked choke submission over Mario Sartori in his last bout and has only suffered one defeat thus far in his career.

The co-main event of the evening will see Team Alpha Male product and UFC veteran Justin Buchholz taking on hometown favorite Steven “Razor” Sharp. Buchholz looks to return to his winning ways in the “Showdown Fights: Shootout,” while Sharp will be looking to improve on his win over Brad McRae at “Showdown Fights: New Blood.”

Professional Bouts:
-Tim McKenzie vs. Jordan Smith
-Justin Buchholz vs. Steve Sharp
-Jarome Hatch vs. Jake Paul
-Jeff Prescott vs. Jan Jorgensen
-Cody Ziemer vs.Dan Gardner
-Daniel Romero vs. Dayne Aristazibel
-Brock Jardine vs. Boyko Ranchev
-Jake Truman vs. Jarom Woodbury
-Wes Spivey vs. John Ramirez

Amateur Bouts:
-Brandon Upchurch vs. Brandon Butcher
-Keiki Albino vs. David Pasquariello
-Trevor Arias vs. Austin Zoebell

(Fight card subject to change.)

Tickets to Showdown Fights: Shootout are available by calling 866-788-9195 or at SmithTix.com.

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