Andrew Kapel vs. Kevin Nowaczyk – Welterweight
Mohammed Usman vs. Don’Tale Mayes – Heavyweight
Victory Fighting Championship, in conjunction with Hoosier Fight Club, has set the main and co-main
events for VFC 60 set for Saturday, April 14 th at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana.
Topping the bill is welterweight showdown a pair of former HFC champions against each other as
Andrew Kapel clashes with Kevin “Give Me Your Lunch Money” Nowaczyk. In the co-main spot, it’s a
heavyweight tussle that will see rising prospect Mohammed “The Motor” Usman against the formidable
Don’Tale “King Kong” Mayes.
Tickets for VFC 60 are on sale now at both Ticketmaster.com and Cagetix.com/VFC.
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beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. CT / 6 p.m. PT.
Kapel vs. Nowaczyk
A 32-year- old out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kapel (11-6) has won four of his last five outings with
three of those wins coming via first-round submission. Kapel earned the Hoosier Fight Club middleweight title in April 2016 when he registered a first-round tapout via triangle choke against Nick Kraus.
Nowacyzk is true fixture of Hoosier Fight Club having fought all but three of his 18 career pro bouts with
the organization. Fighting in Hammond, Indiana, will give the 29-year- old home-field advantage as he
hails from nearby Chicago. Nowaczyk is riding an eight-fight winning streak and six of his career victories
have come via submission. He captured the Hoosier Fight Club welterweight title in February of last year
with a second-round tapout of Daniel Vizcaya.
Usman vs. Mayes
The younger brother of UFC standout Kamaru Usman, Mohammed Usman (3-0) has posted a trio of
first-round finishes to launch his career. His most-recent victory earned him his first TKO verdict to go
alongside a pair of submissions via kimura. Originally from Auchi, Nigeria, Usman moved to the United
States and settled in Arlington, Texas at the age of six. A former high school wrestling star, Usman went
to played NCAA football with the University of Arizona Wildcats and University of Houston Cougars.
The 6-foot- 6 Mayes (3-2) is from Louisville, Kentucky, and the 26-year- old started his MMA career off
with wins in three of his first four bouts, picking up two victories via submission due to strikes. Most
recently, Mayes appeared on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, dropping a third-round TKO
verdict to Allen Crowder. More bouts for the VFC 60 card will be announced shortly.
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About Victory Fighting Championship
Victory Fighting Championship, an Alliance MMA company (NASDAQ: AMMA), is the premier mixed martial arts organization in the Midwest. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Victory has provided its thousands of fans with high-quality, competitive, and entertaining fights since 2002. A catalyst for success, Victory has launched the careers of numerous elite fighters such as former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, Spencer Fisher, Jorge Gurgel, Josh Neer, Kevin Burns, Jake Ellenberger, Jason Brilz, Anthony Smith, Justin Salas, Nick Mamalis, Rob Kimmons, Chris Camozzi, John Halverson, Abe Wagner and Travis Browne.
These Victory fighters have made their way to the largest, most competitive stages across the United States including the bright lights of the UFC. As an institution that continues to grow, thrive and gain strong, consistent momentum, Victory Fighting Championship presents fights at the region’s top venues and in front of the largest crowds. Bright Lights, Big Fights. For more information, visit victoryfighter.com and follow Victory Fighting Championship at Facebook.com/victoryfighting, Twitter and Instagram @victoryfighting, and YouTube.com/victoryfighting.