Team Titan shows skill in Florala
Published 12:58 pm Wednesday, March 31, 2010
By By Chandler Myers
Team Titan took their prize fighting skills to a UCF event in Florala on March 13 where three of their four participating fighters left with a win on their records.
All four fighters made their debut to the world of mixed martial arts at the event.
Brad Newsome, 18, of Perdido made noise in his debut by earning a first-round TKO over his opponent.
Jude Sanford, 27, of Bay Minette also earned a TKO by crushing his opponent in the first round of his fight.
Justin Ramer, 17, of Perdido won by a split decision, but also recieved the Fight of the Night Award.
The only Team Titan fighter not to bring home a victory was Harrison Whitehead, 19, of Walnut Hill, Fla.
In other competitions, Craig Helton, owner of Titan Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, finished third in a submission grappling tournament on Feb. 27.
Helton participated in the Advanced Gi competition losing on points.
Helton said that Team Titan wanted to thank all of their sponsors, which includes the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, GCR Tires, Palmer Family Chiropractic, Amp’d Energy Drink, Jerry’s Alignment, Chris Bondurant, Snappy Car Wash, Travis Paul M.D. and Squeegee Stitch Screen Print and Embroidery.
Helton also said that he wanted the community to know that Titan BJJ is still offering classes in mixed martial arts.
For more information contact Craig Helton at 655-0181.