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Sudburians scrap for charity during 'A Night of Mismatches'

See some fights, raise money for a good cause
SocialRise Inc. will present "A Night of Mismatches" on Dec. 27 at the United Steelworkers Hall.

SocialRise Inc. will present "A Night of Mismatches" on Dec. 27 at the United Steelworkers Hall.

The event will be a take-down style wrestling fight night where a few of Sudbury's top influencers and business people will step into the squared circle to grapple for charity.

In the main event, SocialRise Inc. owner Connor LaRocque is going to be wrestling former UFC fighter and top five contender Mitch Gagnon. The co-main event will feature professional MMA fighter Jessie Cronier vs. filmmaker Sean Lamothe.

Three other bouts will take place with recognizable names in the city, Valerie Fremlin (La Fromagerie owner), Jenn Ricker (Zen Fitness owner), Bruno Lalonde, Dennis Legault (owner Apex Warrior Fitness), Kris Cacciotti (YMCA development officer).

The MC for the evening is going to be Ritchie Rich, and the DJ will be Shane Wesley.

The event will feature live entertainment and special appearances from The Fortunate Losers and LOL Sudbury's Shawn McLaren.

A Night of Mismatches is in support of The Human League Association, a local not-for-profit organization. The Association is home of the Breakfast Club for Kids, which provides local children with a nutritious breakfast every school day, and the PLAY Program, which provides access to extra-curricular activities for children of low-income situations.

There will be raffles, vendors, food and beverages to make it a fun evening for all. Come spend the day after boxing day with SocialRise and support the kids.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will start at 7 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased online for $30 for general admission, or $500 for an eight-seat VIP table which will be located around the ring and your company or family name will be promoted as a king sponsor for the event.

Find tickets here.