Heavyweight Contender Michael Hunter Signs with Team Combat League

04/27/2023 - No comments

Team Combat League (TCL) is excited to announce the signing of heavyweight contender Michael “The Bounty” Hunter to its organization. The former cruiserweight champion, who boasts an impressive record of (20-1-2, 14 KOs), will be fighting on Team Las Vegas Hustle. Hunter is set to face off against two formidable opponents in the upcoming bouts, Hasim Rahman Jr. (14-2, 6 KOs) and Norman Neely (14-1, 9 KOs) of the D.C. Destroyers.

The action-packed bouts will take place on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at the Mohegan Sun Expo Center in Connecticut. Hunter’s fans are eagerly anticipating his performance in the ring as he looks to cement his status as a top heavyweight in the league.

The event will be livestreamed on the TCL website at teamcombatleague.com/live and TCL’s social media channels, with the broadcast starting at 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PST.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Team Combat League and can’t wait to step into the ring to take on Hasim Rahman Jr. and Norman Neely,” said Michael Hunter. “These are two tough opponents, but I’m ready to put my skills to the test and come out victorious. I look forward to representing Team Las Vegas Hustle and giving fans a show, they won’t forget.”

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TCL’s CEO, Ahmed Sheikh, expressed his excitement over the signing of Michael Hunter and the upcoming fights, stating that “TCL is committed to bringing fans the best possible entertainment and sports experience. The addition of Michael Hunter and his aggressive style at the heavyweight division is another indication of how Team Combat League is delivering what combat sports fans crave… nonstop action.”


Team Combat League competitions employ a unique and exclusive point scoring system. Each match contains 18 three-minute rounds of nonstop action. Teams compete across six weight categories, five male and one female. Each round is scored individually with additional points added for knockouts and knockdowns. There are 3 judges appointed by a licensed boxing commission. A round is scored 10-9 to the winner for any round judged by decision. A round that features a knockdown is scored 10-8 to the winner and any round in which there is two knockdowns or a stoppage is scored 10-7 for the winner. It’s not rocket science, at the conclusion of the 18 rounds, the team with the most points wins!