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Blood & Sand returns to Coast Saturday night

The 20th edition of the Blood & Sand series will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday night at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum’s Convention Center.

Fight Force International, a Biloxi-based organization, is promoting the fight card that will feature three hours of Mixed Martial Arts action.

Thirteen fights are on the card. In the main event, B.J. Lawrence (8-2) faces Robert Dunn (9-4) for the Fights Force Lightweight Championship.

In a women’s bout, Monica Medina faces Gillian Robertson.

“I’m looking forward to this card,” Fight Force International President Ricky Derouen said. “We’re being real creative.”

Law enforcement will get in free.

Ticket prices are $31 and can be purchased at either the Coast Coliseum Box office, ticketmaster.com or charge by phone 800-745-3000.

Parking is $5, doors open at 6 p.m.

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