Rolles Gracie joins the Shine Fights roster

Shine Fight Promotions continues to add quality talent to their roster with the addition of heavyweight Rolles Gracie (3-1). Though not yet official, Rolles is expected to face UFC veteran Mike Ciesnolevicz (18-4, 1 NC) on Jan. 8.

Drew Fickett newly crowned Shine lightweight grand prix tournament champion

Fighting is, well, a difficult thing to be a part of. And nerves are very much a part of that. Even with over fifty professional fights, I still find myself a bit nervous every time I head out to the cage or ring.

Shine Fights 3 results, play-by-play, videos

If all goes as planned, then “Shine Fights 3: 2010 Lightweight Grand Prix” will take place this evening at First Council Casino in Newkirk, Okla. Eight fighters will compete in a one night lightweight grand prix.

Match-ups set for Shine Fights Sept. 10 grand prix tournament

The first-round matchups for the Sept 1 Shine Fights Promotions Grand Prix Tournament from the First Council Casino in Newkirk, OK have been finalized, it was announced today by Shine Fights COO Jason Chambers.

UFC vet Shannon Gugerty to replace Marcus Aurelio in Shine Fights tournament

After sustaining an injury while training for this weekend’s Shine Fights Lightweight Grand Prix, Marcus Aurelio has been forced to vacate his spot in the tourney.

Virginia athletic commission fires back at Shine

The Virginia state athletic commission claims the state denied a license to Shine Fights for its lightweight grand prix because the promotion did not provide evidence of a surety bond and other necessary documents.