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Mountain Force to Host MTF 36 Fight Event at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel & Casino in Fort Hall, Idaho

Updated: Apr 20, 2023

Fort Hall, Idaho – After a year and a half, Mountain Force MMA is proud to announce their return to the Gem state for their upcoming fight event, MTF 36, at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Casino in Fort Hall, Idaho.

The event will take place on Friday, June 16, 2023, and will feature some of the up & coming pro & amateur mixed martial arts & muay thai fighters in the region.

Mountain Force MMA is one of Idaho's seasoned mixed martial arts promotions in the area, having held several successful events in the past - Pocatello, Twin Falls, Burley, Idaho Falls, & Nampa. This event at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Casino will be no exception. The fight card is stacked with some fighters from the Southwest & Pacific Northwest, including rising stars and established veterans.

The event will begin with an early preliminary card of Muay Thai and Kickboxing. Followed by prelims featuring debut MMA bouts. The main card will feature 4 to 5 title bouts that will be headlined by the region’s most well-known competitors; such as amateur Lightweight contender and MTF 17-Idaho Falls, MTF 21-Cache Valley, & MTF 23-Logan fighter, Sam Medel of Idaho Falls who resides and trains in Logan Utah.

“Sam debuted with us at MTF 17 in Idaho Falls in Fall of 2020. He's had a lot of success since then in the cage, on the BJJ mat, & in the kickboxing ring. His matchup for the 155lb MMA lightweight title is sure to be a crowd pleaser," said Mountain Force owner & promoter, Juan Pablo. "Southeast Idaho is going to remember the caliber and excitement we first brought them in 2018 at MTF 4 - Pocatello." The event will be sanctioned by United States Mixed Martial Arts Federation.

For fight fans, The Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Casino is the perfect venue for this event. It offers a state-of-the-art arena with comfortable seating and great views of the action. With its full selection of amenities and attractions, there's something for everyone.

The casino offers a variety of gaming options, including slots, video poker, blackjack, bingo and more. In addition, the casino provides a great atmosphere for fans and fighters alike.

The hotel portion of the facility offers a variety of rooms, suites and cabins, ranging from standard hotel rooms to luxury suites and cabins. Fight fans can reserve and stay at the hotel and take advantage of its spacious and comfortable guest rooms, all featuring the latest amenities and technology.

We look forward to seeing you at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Casino for this exciting event. Tickets are now available and can be purchased online at, with a local fighter, or at the door. Mountain Force MMA looks forward to bringing you an exciting night of fights at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Casino in Fort Hall, Idaho.

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