Local fighter goes for ‘King’ victory

Ken Harvie of Port Hardy, 27, will be on the card Saturday for the inaugural King of the Rock mixed martial arts competition in Campbell River.

Ken Harvie of Port Hardy, 27, will be on the card Saturday for the inaugural King of the Rock mixed martial arts competition in Campbell River.

The event begins at 7 p.m. at Thunderbird Hall and features amateur fighters from a number of disciplines in the UFC-style competition.

“There are no elbows to the head,” said Harvie, a trainer at First Choice Fitness who will be competing in just his second fight. “Otherwise, pretty much everything goes.”

For more information on the event, call Lance at 250-898-1175.