Barstool Sports welcomes Rough N’ Rowdy to Huntington – The Parthenon
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Rough N’ Rowdy 18 provided pure entertainment for fight fans Friday night at the Mountain Health Arena in downtown Huntington.
Popular media platform Barstool Sports hosted a massive 20-match fight card with titles on the line. The title fights consisted of Ninja vs. Nighty Night for the lightweight title and Hollywood vs. Make It Happen for the heavyweight title. average, with big wins coming from Ninja and Make It Happen. Fan favorites also returned like Shizzat Da Rizzat and Hot Wheelz, who also won in their fights.
The fights consisted of no headgear with non-stop tedders and almost zero defense.
Konfidence The Rapper said he wanted to make a statement being the first fight of the night.
“I felt like we had to set the tone. I wanted the first fight of the night because I was ready to go. When I heard I was fighting first, I knew it was in my favor,” Konfidence said. “I felt good during the fight, but I’m not going to lie, I was gassed there. I got the win and that’s what I came to do,” he said.
Konfidence added that he was surprised the crowd was on his side.
“The fans loved me, I was surprised because my opponent was a military man, and usually those crowds support them and grab you, but they were for me,” Konfidence said. “I went into the crowd afterwards and they beat me up and everything, that was good.”
Each fighter received a minimum of $250. The winners received $750. Winners of title fights received more.
Rough N’ Rowdy has held previous events throughout West Virginia, this was the first time Barstool held the event in Huntington.