Brian Stann off UFN 16 Fight for the Troops card

Five Ounces of Pain is reporting that former WEC Light Heavyweight Champion Brian Stann will not be able to fight Steve Cantwell in his first scheduled UFC bout which was to take place at UFC FIGHT FOR THE TROOPS (Ultimate Fight Night 16) on December 10th in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Apparently Stann suffered a … Read more

EliteXC holds third card in 15 days this Friday

Dave "PeeWee" Herman

press release:

DAVE PEE WEE HERMAN VS. KERRY SCHALL HIGHLIGHTS ELITEXC’S THIRD CARD IN 15 DAYS THIS FRIDAY AT HARRAH’S HORSESHOE CASINO IN HAMMOND, INDIANA, LIVE ON SHOWTIME.

Heavyweight Showdown Highlights a Stellar Event; Tickets For the Scheduled 11-Bout Show on Sale

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 7, 2008) Nicknames such as Pee Wee and Meat Truck may not exactly strike fear into an opponent, but, make no mistake, undefeated Dave Pee Wee Herman (11-0), of Bloomington, Ind., and Kerry Meat Truck Schall (21-10), of Cincinnati, Ohio, can fight.

The heavyweights — Herman, a talented, up-and-comer and hometown favorite, and the more-experienced Schall — will collide in the main event on ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series this Friday, Oct. 10, live on SHOWTIME (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast) at The Venue inside Harrah’s Horseshoe Casino at Hammond, Ind.

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PRO MMA Exclusive – Seth Petruzelli sets the record straight

by:  Cory Brady

In the years to come one may possibly look back on the MMA career of Seth Petruzelli and define it pre- and post-Kimbo, depending on how things unfold over the next few weeks and months ahead.

PRO MMA had a talk with Seth prior to his appearance at the EliteXC event on Oct. 4 where he was scheduled to fight Aaron Rosa. None of us had any inclination whatsoever Seth would be fighting Kimbo Slice, least of all Seth himself. But destiny has a funny way of working itself out regardless of our plans or intentions.

As we spoke with Seth prior to the Oct. 4th event, he had this to say, “I know I still have a few fans out there but I’ve been out for a year so my name has kind of gotten lost in the mix so I’m definitely looking to come in and make a big splash in EliteXC.

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International Combat Entertainment – Oct. 10 Worcester, MA

On Friday Oct. 10th International Combat Entertainment (ICE Fighter) is coming to Worcester, Massachusetts.  The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and is affectionately named:  HELL NIGHT.  The first fight starts at 7pm (doors open at 6pm).  For more information on the event, please call (401) 728-1356.

Tickets on sale now $35 general, $45 Floorseats, $65 Ringside, $90 Ringside Reserved VIP.  Visit Elite Martial Arts, 160 Smithfield Ave, Pawtucket, Rhode Island (401) 728-1356 or you can get your tickets from ticket outlets, from the fighters, or at the door.

From the looks of these pictures from some of their previous events, it looks like things can get pretty wild at the ICE Fighter events!  Check out these pictures below of their ring card girls gone wild:

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MMA returns to Boston with WCF 5 in November

Boston, Mass. – World Championship Fighting returns to the Boston area for its fourth show of the 2008 season! Come see local MMA superstars John Benoit, Dan Bonnell, Nate Kittredge, Justin Torrey and more! More news about this show to be announced soon. Get your tickets now!

The action comes to you live Friday, November 14, 2008 at the Aleppo Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, Mass. Mark your calendars now and don’t miss this opportunity to catch the hottest Mixed Martial Arts action on the East Coast! We’ll see you at the fights!

About World Championship Fighting:  World Championship Fighting is a Boston based company specializing in live Mixed Martial Arts events. With major media coverage by ESPN, NBCsports.com and HDNet, World Championship Fighting has established itself as the premiere Mixed Martial Arts organization on the East Coast. Founded in June of 2006, World Championship Fighting continues to raise the bar of excellence in live Mixed Martial Arts events.

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Elite XC: Heat – fighter salaries, ratings, & live gate

According to the Florida State Boxing Commission, here are the fighter salaries for Elite XC: Heat which took place on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla.:

MAIN EVENT FIGHTERS

  • Seth Petruzelli ($50,000/win bonus was $15,000) def. Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson ($500,000/win bonus would have been $100,000)

MAIN CARD FIGHTERS

  • Jake Shields ($50,000/win bonus was $10,000) def. Paul Daley ($12,000)
  • Andrei Arlovski ($500,000) def. Roy Nelson ($80,000)
  • Gina Carano ($25,000/win bonus was $10,000) def. Kelly Kobald-Gavin ($6,000)
  • Benji Radach ($30,000/win bonus was $15,000) def. Murilo Rua ($35,000)

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