Shine Fight Promotions presents “Shine Fights 2: American Top Team vs. The World.” The event will take place on Fri., Sept. 4, 2009 at the James L. Knight Center in Miami, Fla. and will be available in an live online pay-per-view on the Shine Fights website (www.shinefights.com) beginning at 8 p.m ET / 5 p.m. PT. The event will also air via tape delay on The Fight Network on Sept. 12.
Weigh-iins for the event took place on Thursday at Finnigan’s in downtown Miami and were streamed live on the Shine Fights website (www.shinefights.com). Here are the weigh-in results:
FINAL CONFIRMED CARD FOR WEIGH-INS:
HW: PHIL FRIEDMAN (259.5) VS. BRIAN FUERY (240.5)
MW: HERBERT GOODMAN (182.5) VS. JAMES BRASCO (185.5)
LW: JUNIOR ASSUNCAO (154.5) VS. PETE GRIMES (149.75)
FW: ANTHONY MORRISON (144.5) VS. MICAH MILLER (146)
LW: FLAVIO ALVARO (155) VS. JEAN SILVA (154.5)
LW: RYAN HEALY (155.5) VS. LUIZ FIRMINO (155.5)
LW: JAMES WARFIELD (156) VS. YVES EDWARDS (155.5)
WW: JORGE PATINO (168.5) VS. ROAN CARNEIRO (170.25)
“Shine Fights 2” is filled with fighters from some of the top training camps and MMA gyms from across the world to battle the elite fighters from the American Top Team including: Gold Team Fighters (Sao Paulo), Matt Hughes’ H.I.T. Squad (Granite City IL), Team Quest (Portland, OR / Temecula, CA), Renzo Gracie Academy (New York, NY), Chute Boxe (Rio De Janeiro), CSW Richmond (Richmond, VA), Ascension MMA (Atlanta, GA) and ThugJuitsu.