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Schneider falls in MMA boutSubmitted: 07/06/2014
Story By Joe Dufek

EAGLE RIVER - Eagle River Derby Track held the Northwoods Combat Challenge Saturday night.

A dozen Mixed Martial Arts bouts were on the card.

Hundreds of fans enjoyed the action under the big tent.

In the Main Event - Stef Schneider of Sugar Camp faced Missy Pontbraind from Norway, MI.

The 3-round bout went to the scorecards.


Schneider fell by unanimous decision.

"I went in there swinging," Schneider explains. "But I was winded and worn out. By the third round, I just lost my power. I just decided I was going to hang in there for the three rounds. Ended up losing by a decision. The crowd was definitely there cheering for me. Very happy with that."

It was a big night for several Northwoods competitors. The card held the first ever Border Battle - pitting athletes from Wisconsin against Michigan. But not everyone's night was measured by who had their hand raised.

To find out more, tune into this week's "Northwoods Spotlight." It's Wednesday night on Newswatch 12 at 10pm.


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