ICF 17: event play-by-play and results

The ICF will return to action in Florence, Ky on December 12th.
The ICF will return to action in Florence, Ky on December 12th.

On October 31, 2009, ProMMA.info’s Brian Furby attended ICF 17 at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky. The ten-fight card was capped off by a pro match-up between Jim Davis and UFC veteran Dan Christison.

Russell Coonley vs. Drew Weaver (Team Nemesis) (145)

Round 1 – Weaver opens with a right hook, then a leg kick. Punches from Coonley fall out of range, and Weaver lands another good leg kick. There’s a flurry of punches and Weaver gets the better of the exchange. They circle and Weaver lands a good overhand right followed by a leg kick. Weaver lands a three punch combo and stuns Coonley, who is still standing, and lands a flurry of punches until the ref steps in to stop it. OFFICIAL RESULT: Drew Weaver wins via TKO (strikes) at 1:48 of Round 1.

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Jim Davis set for a tough pro debut at ICF 17- PROMMA.INFO exclusive interview

Normally fighting at 330, Davis will make his pro debut at a catchweight of 285
Normally fighting at 330, Davis will make his pro debut at a catchweight of 285

Jim Davis is set to make his professional MMA debut at Intimidation Cage Fighting 17 on Oct. 31, 2009, at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky. The reigning ICF super-heavyweight champion, Davis will actually be making his pro debut at a catchweight of 285 as he moves down to the heavyweight division, where he plans on playing out his pro career. Davis’s five amateur wins never made it out of the first round, and never out of the first minute.

However, Davis is not one to back down from a challenge, a fact made especially clear when the ICF announced who he would be facing in his first professional fight – UFC veteran Dan Christison.

PROMMA.INFO recently had the chance to catch up with Davis to talk about his fighting career so far and what he thinks about facing such a tough opponent in his first professional match.

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Intimidation Cage Fighting returns to action on Friday, Oct. 23 with “ICF 16”

Intimidation Cage Fighting (ICF) returns to action on Friday, Oct. 23 at “ICF 16” with an impressive line up. The 11-fight card will be capped off with a lightweight title match between pro standouts Chad “H-Bomb” Hinton (4-0) vs. Justin Moore (7-4).

West Virginia standout and Team Jorge Gurgel member George Oiler will also make his long-awaited pro debut against Elizabethtown, Kentucky’s Brandon Howard. As usual, the ICF is drawing on a number of excellent fighters and some of the best teams the region has to offer. Multiple members of the Chad Hinton coached Team Xtreme will fight, as well as multiple fighters from Robert Walker’s school, Walker MMA.

More details on the event, including the full fight card, follow the jump…

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A different kind of fight: Fight Ribbon Clothing Company’s visit to Kosair Children’s Hospital

For those of you not familiar with Fight Ribbon Clothing Company, and its co-founders Brent Thompson and Scott Wells, they are making some major waves in the MMA clothing world. Fight Ribbon makes and sells clothing and training gear and have outfitted such fighters as Julio Gallegos, Josh Cooper, Jason Bradshaw, Mark Crawn, George Oiler, Tim Cook, and Jeremy Pender, just to name a few. Check out their website to see their gear on UFC fighters Justin McCully and BJ Penn.

Additionally, Fight Ribbon is putting the finishing touches on some exclusive clothing and gear that will only be available to members of their fight team, The Fight Ribbon Team which was formed by the co-founders and currently has four fighters on the roster: Gallegos, Cooper, Bradshaw, and Reaction MMA founder Rob Nickerson.

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PRO MMA hosts live webcast of ICF: Breakout on Saturday, April 11 with bouts featuring Forrest Petz, Dan Christison, & Marcio Cruz

On April 11, 2009 at 7:00PM ET - Click on poster to watch event LIVE

Intimidation Cage Fighting presents ICF: BREAKOUT on April 11, 2009 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. The good news for you is PRO MMA (promma.info), in association with Go Fight Live, will be hosting a live web cast of the event so you can watch all the action right in the comfort of your home.

In the main event, UFC veteran, Forrest Petz (14-6), will be taking on undefeated Victor O’Donnell (7-0). Petz has notable wins over Luigi Fioravanti, Sam Morgan, and “Krazy Horse” Bennett to name a few. Petz is looking to get back on the winning track after losing his last fight to T.J. Grant at TKO 35 last October.

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