Joey Holt returns to MMA at Shamrock Showdown in West Virginia

Made Men Promotions: Shamrock Showdown

Made Men Promotions: Shamrock Showdown

Joey “The Hitman” Holt (8-2) will return to MMA action for the first time since 2016, as he’s set to face Scott Futrell (11-7) in the main event at Shamrock Showdown on March 23 at the Mountaineer Casino in West Virginia. The event will be promoted by Made Men Promotions.

Hailing from nearby East Liverpool, Ohio, Holt has posted five straight MMA victories in the headlining contest. He also has a 10-1 pro boxing record, with 7 knockouts, and most recently earned a decision over Lawrence Blakey at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh last June. In MMA, he has four wins via knockout or TKO, and three via submission. The one-time Bellator veteran also earned the Gladiators of the Cage lightweight title for his win over Mike Pope at GOTC 21 in 2016.

Known as “The General,” Futrell comes in from Missouri with four knockouts and four submissions. His most recent bout was under the Bellator MMA banner, as he was submitted by Mike Shipman at Bellator 210 in November.

Other pro bouts for the event feature Chris McKinney (0-2) vs. Donny Korbel (0-0), and Jason Mullen (0-0) vs. Ahmad Douglas (0-1).

Made Men Promotions: Shamrock Showdown card

Pro Bouts:
Joey Holt vs. Scott Futrell
Chris McKinney vs. Donny Korbel
Jason Mullen vs. Ahmad Douglas

Amateur Bouts:
Jarrod Shaw vs. Sam Lemin – Welterweight Title
DJ Jacobucci vs. TBD
Nolah Stahl vs. Dante Pennachio
Chady Boyd vs. Klevon Hill
Stephanie Lehecka vs. Hannah Elswick

*subject to change

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