Mixed martial arts blends a variety of fighting techniques, such as the brutal jabs of boxing, the inescapable holds of wrestling, and the sweeping generalizations of marriage. Watch pro MMA fighters give each other the cold shoulder with today’s GrouponLive deal to Impact Fight League’s IFL 45: My Bloody Valentine, taking place at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Saturday, February 18, at 7 p.m. Choose from the following seating options:
- For $24, you get two club seats in rows K–R of sections 101, 113–114, or 126 (up to a $50.90 value, including all Ticketmaster fees).
- For $39, you get two club seats in rows AA–J of sections 101, 113–114, or 126 (up to an $81.30 value, including all Ticketmaster fees).
- For $99, you get two tickets for cage-side floor seating in rows 1–7 of section A, B, or C (up to a $224.30 value, including all Ticketmaster fees).<p>
IFL 45: My Bloody Valentine pits the area’s finest human lethal weapons against each other during 10 bouts of merciless full-contact combat, showcasing a score of unique fighting techniques. Stompers, punchers, and Vulcan nerve-pinchers from the Midwest and Canada converge in the arena, unleashing caged rage and bloodlust in battles that aren’t for the squeamish. Among this year’s fighters, WEC/IFL middleweight champion Brendan “The Caucasian Devastation” Seguin pounds opponents with notoriously speedy strikes, and Adam Kelso returns to competition after recovering from a broken hand incurred during an 11-second victory in last year’s Valentine’s Day bout. The 6’5, 265-pound Chicagoan Brett “Da Grim” Rogers, whose resume includes a 22-second victory over UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski, faces Dearborn Heights, Michigan, native Todd Allee in the main event. As fighters kick, choke, and lacquer their thunderdome in sweat, the Donofrio ring girls keep a strict count of the rounds of professional abuse. Check the Donofrio Entertainment website for soon-to-be-announced information about the fighters, matchups, and advice on how to use roundhouse kicks to build a tree house.