TRURO – Marmac Athletics will be sending five fighters into the ring Saturday at Sydney Night of Kickboxing 17.
The card features 10 bouts including a pair of Eastern Canadian title fights.
Mitchell Cooke, a 29-year-old Brookfield resident, puts his 3-0 record on the line in a full contact bout against P.E.I.’s Andrew Dirani, who has six fights on his resume.
Cody Glode is hoping to improve on his 1-1 record as he takes on Matthew Hiscock of St. John’s, NL., in a low-kick fight. Glode is an 18-year-old Millbrook resident.
Jennifer McNutt takes on Sydney’s Natalie Fagan in a full contact battle. McNutt holds a 2-0 record heading into the event.
Melanie MacPherson is looking for her first victory after getting two bouts under her belt. She meets Sydney’s Tamara Head, who is fighting for the first time, in a full contact fight.
Kyra Stiles rounds out the Marmac contingent in her first low-kick fight against Newfoundland’s Stephanie Flemming.
Cooke, McNutt and Stiles have put in eight-week training camps to prepare while Glode and MacPherson took their fights on short notice
The fighters will be accompanied by coaches Micky Marshall, Ryan Burgess and Ellen Marshall.