“Strikeforce – Challengers Series 4” results and play-by-play commentary

ProMMA.info is on the scene in Fresno, Calif. for tonight’s Strikeforce – Challengers Series 4 event at the Save Mart Arena. We will be providing live commentary and play-by-play updates of all the action. In the main event on tonight’s card UFC veteran Jorge Gurgel takes on Billy Evangelista in what is sure to be an exciting lightweight showdown.

Also fighting on the card is The Ultimate Fighter season 7 contestant Jesse “JT Money” Taylor, taking on American Kickboxing Academy rising middleweight prospect Luke Rockhold. Also, local favorite Casey “The Underdog” Olson faces Chris Culley in a featherweight match-up. Prelims start at approximately 6 p.m. PT.

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Jorge Gurgel to face Billy Evangelista in Strikeforce Challengers main event on Nov. 6

Jorge Gurgel will face Billy Evangelista on Nov. 6 in Fresno, Calif.

NEW YORK (September 11, 2009)—Undefeated lightweight (155-pound. limit) sensation Billy Evangelista (9-0) will square off with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Jorge Gurgel (13-5) in the main event when the STRIKEFORCE: Challengers mixed martial arts (MMA) series returns to Save Mart Center in Fresno, California on Friday, November 6.

Former Fresno State University wrestling star and Fresno native Casey “The Underdog” Olson (11-3) will return to action in the cage in a lightweight (155 pounds) matchup against an opponent that has yet to be determined.

A special pre-sale ticket purchase opportunity will take place for “Strikeforce Insider” e-newsletter subscribers (www.strikeforce.com/signup.asp) beginning at 10 a.m. PT on Wednesday, September 16 and ending at midnight on Sunday, September 20. The special pre-sale passcode will be sent out to all subscribers on Monday, September 14. .

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THE INFO: exclusive interview with Casey “The Underdog” Olson – PRO MMA podcast

PFC and Strikeforce veteran Casey “The Underdog” Olson (11-3), joined PRO MMA’s (promma.info) Matt De La Rosa for a special edition of ‘THE INFO’. Olson came on the air to discuss his bout last Friday against Eddie Yagin (13-3-1) at PFC-13. Yagin defeated Olson at 1:16 in the first round via Guillotine choke. “The Underdog” … Read more

Palace Fighting Championship’s “PFC 13: Validation” results

Palace Fighting Championship’s “PFC 13: Validation” took place Friday night, May 8th in Lemoore, California at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino and PRO MMA (promma.info) has the results.

Carlo Prater defeated Dominique Robinson by a hard fought unanimous decision to take home the PFC Lightweight Title and Kyle Pimental stopped Olaf Alfonso with a cut in the third round for the PFC Welterweight Title.

In the main event Doug “The Rhino” Marshall rocked Jaime Jara with a high kick followed by knees to the body in round one. In round two “The Rhino” cut Jara with an elbow. Jara took Marshall down near the end of the round and landed a couple of punches before the bell sounded. Round three was very close with Marshall escaping two close submissions. In the end Marshall walked away with the split decision victory. Three rounds were definitely not enough for the PFC fans.

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THE INFO episode 19: featuring Casey “The Underdog” Olson

Matt De La Rosa and “Fast Eddie” Constantine were back on the PRO MMA (promma.info) airwaves with Casey “The Underdog” Olson. With Palace Fighting’s “PFC-13” coming up on Friday, “The Underdog” swung by to talk about his upcoming bout with Eddie Yagin, the Fresno fight game atmosphere, Jake Shields, and Charles “Mask” Lewis. The guys … Read more

A True California Fighter: PRO MMA exclusive interview – Casey “The Underdog” Olson

Casey “The Underdog” Olson made his presence felt in the California mixed martial arts community by reeling off four straight decisive victories to wrap up 2008. Olson (11-2), a former Fresno State wrestling product, found his way into mixed martial arts with the help of Chuck Liddell and members of The Pit.

The 28-year old Fresno native returns to action for the first time in 2009 at PFC-13 on May 8th, in Lemoore, California. A win next Friday continue to show why Casey Olson is one of the top prospects in the state of California.

PRO MMA: Casey you will be fighting on the Palace Fighting Championship-13 card on May eighth, but you recently made the cover of California Fighter’s debut edition. What was that experience like?
OLSON: Well I’m really thankful to be on the cover, but as far as the experience, it was nothing really new from what I have been doing with other magazines and local things here in Fresno. I guess being that it’s based out of Fresno, it seemed kind of the norm for me. But the fact that it’s all over the state is pretty awesome.

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