ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series

by:  Kelvin Hunt

ShoXC is an EliteXC presentation that pits developing fighters in tough match ups and is a springboard for future stars and champions of EliteXC.  On Friday, August 15th, ShoXC presents Elite Challenger Series that will air live on SHOWTIME at 11pm ET/PT (delayed on west coast) at Table Mountain Casino at Friant, California.

The main event consists of a re-match between once-beaten light heavyweights, Po’ai Suganuma (9-1) of Hilo, Hawaii, and Jared Hamman (10-1) of San Bernardino, California. Suganuma handed Hamman his lone loss in a controversial fight that lasted all of 15 seconds in the main event last April 5th at the Table Mountain Casino on ShoXC.

Other fights on this August 15th SHOWTIME card include, Fabricio “Morango” Camoes (10-4) of San Diego vs. Sam “The Squeeze” Morgan (19-10) of St. Paul, Minn., at 160 pounds; Muay Thai striking specialist Cyrille “The Snake” Diabate (14-6-1) of France will make his EliteXC debut against ShoXC veteran Jaime Fletcher (9-3) of San Bernardino, California, at 205 pounds; and for the first time ever, EliteXC will showcase a title fight from one of its sister organizations, King of the Cage, when KOTC middleweight champion Keith “KO Kid’’ Berry (7-2) of Las Vegas by way of Murrieta, California, takes on Ray Lizama (5-5) of Rancho Cucamonga, California.

Read more

ELITE XC: UNFINISHED BUSINESS – RESULTS & PLAY-BY-PLAY

by: Jack Bratcher SHOWTIME Wilson Reis vs. Bryan Caraway Round 1 – Caraway trains in the style of “Cowboy Karate”. So basically we’re gonna see Walker Texas Ranger vs. a BJJ guy. Nice. As they touch gloves in the center of the cage you immediately notice a ton of blood all over the mat. Hmmm. … Read more

Nick Diaz fails to make weight for June 14th Elite XC. Fight goes on!

According to “the Junkie” Nick Diaz failed to make weight for tonight’s Elite XC event in Hawaii that is to air on Showtime at 9 pm CST.  Apparantly, Nick notified officials ahead of time and his opponent, Muhsin Corbbrey, has agreed to fight at a catch-weight of 168 lbs.  Not making weight seems to be … Read more

The Previous Fights of Kimbo Slice (videos)

Here’s one of Kimbo’s legendary street fights. A bareknuckle fisticuffs brawl against someone simply called “Chico.” (The names were changed to protect the guilty) Chico actually is a pretty decent boxer from what we see. I’ve seen worse….such as Bo Cantrell. At least Chico gets back up after bleeding while Cantrell gave up on the … Read more

BAN THE EAR!

by: Jack Bratcher Notice in the picture above James “The Colossus” Thompson’s left ear (it’s on the right). Can anyone please explain to me what has happened? I know all about cauliflower ear, but I know nothing about and never knew anything like what we see in that picture even existed. I can’t even think … Read more