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River Spirit reopening kicks off with fight night promoted by Dale 'Apollo' Cook

Credit: KJRH | Tulsa | Channel 2
Published on June 21, 2019 - Duration: 02:05s
River Spirit reopening kicks off with fight night promoted by Dale 'Apollo' Cook
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River Spirit reopening kicks off with fight night promoted by Dale 'Apollo' Cook

FIGHT NIGHT 359 THE MANBEHIND THE BOUT..

TULSANATIVE AND LEGENDARYKICKBOXING CHAMPION..

DALE"APOLLO" COOK..

WHO ISPREPARING FOR FRIDAY NIGHT'SSHOW AT PARADISE COVE..

2WORKS FOR YOU'S TATIANNAHEMPHILL..

SPEAKS WITH THEFORMER FIGHTER TURNEDPROMOTERIN CASE YOU DON'T KNOWHIM... HE IS KNOWN IN THEMIXED MARTIAL ARTS WORLDAS..

"APOLLO" HE HASTRAVELED THE WORLD..

ANDEVEN MADE MOVIES THANKS TOHIS MARTIAL ARTS.." I don't think I was a verygood actor at all" A YOUNGMAN WHO STARTED SMALL ANDHAD BIG DREAMS..Nat Pop"Hahahaha.." WITHASPIRATIONS TO SOMEDAY GOPRO.."I started promoting in 1977because I wanted to be afighter and if you lived inTulsa OK in the 70s therewas nowhere to fight if youwere a kick boxer so I hadto become a promoter so Icould become a fighter".AFTER YEARS OF FIGHTING HERETIRED FROM THE RING..

HENOW RUNS THEXTREME FIGHTING LEAGUE..

ANOKLAHOMA BASED PROMOTIONWHICH FEATURES BOTHKICKBOXING AND MIXED MARTIALARTS MATCHES..."Now my focus and my fun andmy passion is giving youngguys the opportunity tobecome a star in the mixedmartial arts world righthere in Tulsa Oklahoma".COOK SAYS HE LOVES SEEINGYOUNGLOCAL TALENT GROW INTOEXPERIENCED CHAMPIONS"very rewarding to see guyslike that go into the bigleagues.

It's what I hop wedo, as we deliverincredible, excitingentertainment for our fightfans here locally andtremendous opportunities forlocal up and coming guys".WHEN THE NEW RIVER SPIRITCASINO WAS BUILT..

THEYTURNED THE OLDCASINO INTO AN EVENTSCENTER..

AND COOK'S FIGHTERSWERE THE FIRST OPENING ACT"We were the first actthere, and now after beingclosed for a few weeks, weare honored to be theopening act for the grandreopening here at RiverSpirit, so I feel awesomelyblessed".

IN TULSA TATIANNAHEMPHILL 2 WORKS FOR YOUYOU CAN STILL GET TICKETSFOR THE FIGHT AT THE DOORTOMORROW NIGHT OR YOU CANGET THEM ONLINE.

WE HAVE ALINK TO THE SITE..

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