Friday, July 24th, 2009
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Celina native Mike Wessel, right, throws a punch at Antoni Hardonk at the Ultimate Fighting Championship's December pay-per-view show in Las Vegas. Wessel will be seen on national television in September as part of "The Ultimate Fighter Heavyweights" show, where 16 mixed martial artists will compete for a six-figure UFC contract.
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Last December Mike Wessel got the chance to compete at the highest level of mixed martial arts. The Celina native will now get a chance to show his wares to a national television audience. The heavyweight nicknamed "The Jugge . . .
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