HNN Staff

Huntington: In addition to all the action and excitement that the ‘Original” Toughman Contest brings to Huntington every January, this year promoter Jerry Thomas will feature two professional fights on the card, on Saturday night, January 15th.

Listed below are the bouts;


BOBBY THOMAS, JR                                       VS                        COLLIN ROGERS

Oak Hill, WV                                                                                     Akron, OH

7-1, 5 KO’s                                                                                        10-28-2, 6 KO’s

Thomas, is the current WV State Cruiserweight Champion


JASON PETTAWY                                            VS                        JASON PAULEY

Huntington, WV                                                                              Cabin Creek, WV

6-0, 3 KO’s                                                                                        5-0, 1 KO

Tickets for the event are available at the Big Sandy Arena box office, online at or to charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

The event has been sanctioned and will be supervised by the West Virginia State Athletic Commission. The honorable Doug Pauley, state Athletic commissioner will be present to supervise the officials.

For additional event information, please call Jerry Thomas, 304-623-0832 or e-mail