In the Ring: Bill Smallwood
To be Broadcast LIVE on MAVTV on Direct Televison – Check your local cable provider for station in your area
MICHAEL, NORTH DAKOTA — Bill Smallwood, (Crow/Apsaalooke Nation), will be among the King of Cage event’s card tonight at the Spirit Lake Casino& Resortin St. Michael, North Dakota for an epic evening of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action entitled “Fighting Spirit.”
King of Cage, one of the world’s premier organizations for MMA, will be Broadcast Live in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV (214 Direct TV, 248 Dish Network).Check your local cable provider for cable station in your area.
Smallwood, 33, who will fight against Tony Cantrell, told Native News Online he will be fighting for more than to be on television.
“I work with kids, charities, non-profits, schools, rehabs and various other things – not to just be a televised professional athlete, but I fight to be equally a human being and to heal a lot of travesties that bring down our Native American people,” commented Smallwood.
A former wrestler, who has won numerous national titles, Smallwood became a mixed martial arts contender after working in finance and marketing. A friend told him with his background in wrestling, he should become a mixed martial arts fighter.
In addition to his marketing and fighter careers, Smallwood is participates in sun dances and other ceremonies.
Doors open at 4:00 pm. and fights start at 5:30 pm – CST for today’s King of Cage event . Reserve seating and Ringside tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.spiritlakecasino.com or call (800) 946 – 8238 ext. 253.