Ryan Sheckler – Charity Event
X Games two time gold medalist and active philanthropist, Ryan Sheckler, will host Down for Life – Fight for a Cause. This Friday night fight supports the mission of his non-profit organization, The Sheckler Foundation. The event will feature an 8 bout professional MMA fight card and will take place at The Grove in Anaheim, California on Friday, February 6th at 7:00pm, the night before the Monster Energy Supercross Series kicks off. The evening will also feature a performance by Lil Jon.
Australian professional skate boarder and radio host Jason Ellis (making his professional MMA debut) along with professional MMA fighters Kit Cope (4 time Muay Thai champion) and Danny Abbadi (The Ultimate Fighter) will be heading into the ring to raise money for charitable causes supported by The Sheckler Foundation. Charities benefiting from this contest include Road 2 Recovery, which provides financial assistance to seriously injured motocross and supercross athletes and their families and Talk About Curing Autism, TACA, which provides information, resources, and support to families affected by autism.