Local fighters took to the ring Friday night in Fort Smith at Fight Night In The Fort. Jesse Self lost in a tough bout, but fought hard. Smith moves his record to 1-2 but he gaining valuable ring experience every time out. Jesse is the 15 year old son on Melissa and David Self of Wickes. Zack Willis brought home some well deserved hardware after a very nice bout against a very tough opponent improving his record to 2-2. Zack is the grandson of Tammy and Garland Cox. “Simple Words cannot say how proud of this young Team I am”, says Richard Hexamer. The Defenders now prepare for the State Silver Gloves tournament in North Little Rock December 6th and 7th. Team Mena will have 7 members competing 4 Youth Boys and 3 of the always popular Attitude Angels female team. Photo submitted.