MMA coming to Elizabethton on Saturday night.

Published 11:03 pm Thursday, July 24, 2014

By Curtis Carden

Sir Elton John said it best: Saturday night is all right for fighting.

Evolution Sports Gym in Elizabethton will host the Evolution Sports Gym Combat Series this weekend that will feature over 15 fights on a loaded Pro-Am card. The event is sponsored by Evolution Sports LLC. and according to gym owner Joey Carrier, it’ll be one for the ages.

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“We hosted mixed martials here last July,” Carrier said. “We’re excited about bringing MMA back to the area. We hope to get this set up to four events a year.”

While MMA takes the billing, fans will see a mixed-bag of fun on Saturday.