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Just Scrap card on Saturday

Just Scrap will hold a mixed martial arts card on Saturday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium, featuring the return of Wesley “Cabbage” Correira, who last fought in 2008. The former UFC heavyweight is scheduled to fight Deutsch Pu‘u, a former K-1 fighter, who lost to Dylan Rush in a Toughman kickboxing event last May.

Hilo’s Chad Thomas will headline the main event against Doug Hiu, from MMA Development on Oahu, in another battle of pro heavyweights. Kona’s Oscar Van Penovaroff and Hilo’s Joey Gomez will also fight in pro bouts.

Tickets are $20 for all seats and floor seats are on a first-come basis, and available at Penn Fitness and Training Center, Employment Experts and CD Wizard. For more information, visit

Lincoln Wreckers Baseball

Lincoln Wreckers is looking for a couple more players for its Coach Pitch (ages 7-8) and Mustang (ages 9-10) baseball teams. For more information, call Jay Hatayama at 937-4786.


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