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Tuesday, Oct 02, 2001

Cobra Classic 2001″return Of The Cobra”

From the event’s promoter:


Date: Saturday, October 6, 2001
Time: Doors Open: 5:30 PM, Fight Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Cahuilla Creek Casino, Anza, California


Mark "The Cobra" Hall (CFF) vs John Cole (Shark Tank)


Aaron Brink vs Adrian Perez


Jason Vonflu vs Reggie Cardial

10 OTHER FIGHTS plus Female Fights

The Cahuilla Creek Casino and Cobra Productions proudly presents Cobra Classic 2001..A matter of pride! Closed fist ultimate-style fighting No Rules! Anything Goes!!! Octagon is used as the battleground!

Five-time UFC veteran Mark "The Cobra" Hall returns to the octagon!

Ringside (Reserve) $75
VIP $50
General Admission $30
Tickets and information available from Cobra Productions (909) 532-7589 and the Cahuilla Creek Casino (909) 763-1200

From Koichi "Booker K" Kawasaki:

PRIDE.17 Match

DSE/PRIDE announced one more match up for PRIDE.17 as follows:

Nobuhiko Takada vs Mirko Cro Cop (K-1 veteran)
Kazushi Sakuraba vs Vanderlei Silva was already announced

DATE: November 3rd 2001
Place: Tokyo Dome (Tokyo, Japan)
OPEN: 15:00 START: 17:00

From SuperBrawl promoter T. Jay Thompson:

Egan Inoue and Joe Doerksen
to Test New Super Brawl Weight Class

Friday night, November 2, the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii will rock as hometown favorite Egan Inoue and #10 world ranked (MMA Writers Assoc.) Joe Doerksen will battle for the inaugural Super Brawl middleweight Championship belt.

T.Jay Thompson said "We are excited about the new weight classes and even more excited about this match-up! These are truly two of the elite fighters in the world at this weight."

Inoue will be testing the waters at a lighter weight. He has retained the Super Brawl title at the old heavyweight class (over 200lbs) since beating Marcelo Tiger in a controversial match in 1999. "I look forward to fighting closer to my natural weight. I don’t think there are many people who can compete with me at 185lbs." Said Egan. When asked about how he thought the fight would go, Inoue responded, "I have been working hard on all aspects of my game. If he wants to stand up I will try to knock him out. If the fight goes to the ground I am confident I can submit him there."

Doerksen, a Winnipeg, Canada native, with a 19-2 professional record and 12 straight wins guarantees an exciting fight. He has never seen a decision. All 19 wins have come by way of submission. His only losses were to Matt Hughes and Eugene Jackson, both international stars. Joe is looking for a spot in one of the "big shows" (UFC, PRIDE, etc.) and sees Inoue as his meal ticket. "This will be a tough fight, but I know a lot of people will be paying attention to the outcome. I plan on leaving the islands with a new piece of hardware around my waist and respect from promoters world-wide." Joe Doerksen

Tickets will go on sale Monday morning at the Blaisdell Center box office. More match-ups to be announced in the coming weeks.

Contact: T.Jay Thompson SuperBrawl@hawaii.rr.com (808) 524-6062

From the event’s promoter:

Kickshoot 2001

Mixed martial arts and kickboxing return to Memphis, TN this Saturday, October 6, 2001. Mid South Kickboxing presents Kickshoot 2001 at Southwest TN Community College (formerly State Tech) Nabors Auditorium, Macon RD Campus.
Fights will start at 8:00 doors will open at 7:00.(Fighters please be there at 6:30 for the weigh in and physical.)
Earlier that day Mid South Karate will host a Karate & Grappling tournament, open to all schools and styles at the same location. (gi’s are optional for grapplers)The tournament will start at 11:00 am. For info on the fights or tournament contact Jeff Mullen at (901)757-0985 or jmullen@memphis.edu

From the event’s promoter:

September 29, 2001

MMA aficionados came to King of the Cage 11 starving for action, knockouts, submissions, and beautiful ring girls and that’s exactly what King of the Cage served up to over 5,000 devoted fans.

Chris Brennan now holds the Middle Weight Belt for the second time after defeating stud fighter Steve Berger In an all out Brazilian Jiu Jitsu war.

Vernon "Tiger" White successfully defended his Light Heavyweight Championship, with impressive ground skills, as he submitted James Lee of Mash Academy.

Tim Catalfo came ready, but Bobby "The Bad Seed" Hoffman proved to be too much for the "Obake," as Hoffman grounded and pounded "Obake" into submission, remaining King of the Cage’s Heavyweight Champion.

Fight fans, we know you want more KING OF THE CAGE action, and we ALWAYS deliver!

KING OF THE CAGE 12 will occur on Saturday December 8, 2001 from the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Grappling phenom Javier "Mr. Showtime" Vazquez will put his Bantam Weight title on the line against Josh Thompson, Brian Sleeman will face off against Roman Roythberg, Shannon "The Cannon" Ritch versus former KOTC Middle Weight Champion Joe Hurley, kickboxing specialist Duane "Bang" Ludwig versus Joey Villasenor, Phillip Miller versus Bobby Southworth, and much more! Also included on the card, Jerry Bohlander, Sakada, Jeremy Edwards, Shungo Oyama, and many more fighters to come! BE THERE FOR KING OF THE CAGE 12, the fight card that will end the year with a bang!



  • Sost Infante def. Mark McClelland by Strikes (Submission) at 1:56 in Rd 2


  • Brian Warren def. Rudy Duran by Arm Bar (Submission) at 1:12 in Rd 1
  • Charlie Valencia def. Bobby Gamboa by way of TKO at 0:41 in Rd 1
  • Dean Lister def. Jerry Jenkins by Heel Hook (Submission) at 4:24 in Rd 1


  • Charlie Kohler def. Danny Bryket by Arm Bar (Submission) at 2:12 in Rd 1
  • Romie Aram def. Jeff Lindsey by Arm Bar – Triangle Choke (Submission) at 4:00 in Rd 1
  • John Alessio def. Thomas Denny by Keylock (Submission) at 1:55 in Rd 1
  • Eiji Mitsuoka drew Betiss Mansouri
  • Kim Jong Wang def. Jason Lambert by Guillotine Choke (Submission) at 0:55 in Rd 1


  • Eric Pele def. Kauai Kupihea by Strikes (Submission) at 1:40 in Rd 1
  • Chris Brennan def. Steve Berger by unanimous Decision.
  • Vernon White def. James Lee by Heel Hook (Submission) at 1:00 in Rd 3
  • Bobby Hoffman def. Tim Catalfo by strikes (Submission) at 3:56 on Rd 1

From the event’s promoter:

Ironheart Crown III: Exodus
Saturday, November 10, 2001
Hammond Civic Center Arena
5825 Sohl Avenue – Hammond, Indiana

IHC Poster
The Ironheart Crown Returns! Unhindered by the Boxing Commission’s decision to crack down on Mixed Martial Arts events in the state of Illinois, Chicago’s premiere Full-Contact Submission fighting event packs its bags and moves 30 minutes across the border to friendlier soil in Hammond, Indiana! This is exciting news for fight fans in Northwest Indiana, which has never before hosted an event of this calibre!

This year’s fight card features fifteen exciting fights which will include no less than four title bouts.

In the main event, returning IHC openweight champion, Vaughan "the Man, the Myth, the Legend" Palelei from Caique Jiu-Jitsu defends his title against the Ukranian Powerhouse, "Mighty" Milan Dimkovic, training under Shonie Carter!

Heavyweight Champion, Jim Theobald, training out of Champion Jiu-Jitsu and the All-American Academy faces a hungry new challenger in Steve Lauretto, from Keith Hackney’s Reality Combat!

With Adrian Serrano unable to make the weight in defense of his title, two powerful headhunters step up to fill the void in a Middleweight title bout! Jay Buck of Hackney’s Hellhouse Team, who recently fought in Japan against the #10 Shooto contender, faces Dan Severn’s protege, Brett Al-Azzawi, of the Dark Alley Fight Team in an exciting match which promises to feature more bombs than the Gulf War!

And in the Lightweight division, perhaps the most anticipated fight of the night, Lightweight Champion Henry Matamoros of the Pedro Sauer Team and the Duke Roufus Gym takes on last year’s "Master of Submission," Rolando Higuerros, training out of the Chicago Fitness Center and the All-American Academy. This is a match you DON’T want to miss!

The exciting undercard will feature 3 four-man tournaments. In the Lightweight Division (140 – 160 lbs.), Miguel Torres, Justin Hines, Nick Mitchell, and Masae Fatoke will battle for Braulio Corral’s MMAI Lightweight Title.

In the heavily stacked Middleweight Division (161 – 180 lbs), Joe Paun and James O’Connor face off in a heated rematch on one side of the bracket, while Herman Reyes and Jake Ambrose fight to determine who will take on the winner!

And in the Heavyweight division (181 – 205 lbs) Stephan Bonna, Jay Massey, Chris Albandia, and Ivan Bambic mix it up to determine who’s the best man!

Several non-title exhibition bouts are also scheduled. In addition this, Blind Man’s Bluff performs a chilling A Capella rendition of the U.S. National Anthem in honor of the victims of the World Trade Center attack, and MuscleMag International fitness model, Julie Ann graces the ring, along with our other beautiful Iron Maidens, as our newest Card-Girl!

Tickets are on sale now! A limited number of ringside seats are available. For more information, visit the event website at www.ironheartcrown.com, or call 219-844-8504 in NW Indiana or 773-793-6555 in the Chicago area.

From the event’s promoter:

Doerksen, Jones Win Elimination Bouts in Extreme 44

      LAKE CHARLES, La. — Joe Doerksen won his 12th straight bout, and Jesse Jones made an impressive return to the cage as the Extreme Challenge made its first visit to the bayou.
      Doerksen (19-2-1) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, tapped out Robbie Newman of Biloxi, Miss., at 1:45 of round 1 with a key lock. Meanwhile, Jones (22-3) of Omaha, Neb., submitted Anthony Macias of Arlington, Texas, with a rear choke at 2:23 of round 1.
      The two middleweights will face each other for the Extreme Challenge middleweight title in a future event.
      Extreme Challenge 44 was held at the Lake Charles Civic Center only days after the attack on the U.S. With no flights available, many of the fighters, including Doerksen and Jones, opted to drive up to 26 hours (1 way) to get there.

Complete results:

  • Kelly Lasseigne def. Robert Acosta, retire, hyper-extended elbow, at 5:00 of round 1.
  • Jeremy Jiminez def. Shannon Holgate, TKO at 4:59 of round 1.
  • Casey Erwin def. Shannon Berry, verbal submission at 3:40 of round 2.
  • Tony Fryklund def. Jeremiah O’Neal, guillotine choke at :53 of round 1.
  • Brian Dunn def. Marco Macera, guillotine choke at 2:26 of round 1.
  • Rich Clementi def. Cedric Stewart, rear choke at 2:23 of round 1.
  • Joe Doerksen def. Robbie Newman, key lock at 1:45 of round 1.
  • Jesse Jones def. Anthony Macias, rear choke at 2:23 of round 1.


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From DSE:

Jackie Kallen Joins DSE/PRIDE

      PRIDE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS, and parent company DREAM STAGE ENTERTAINMENT are pleased to announce the addition of Jackie Kallen to the company.

      Job # 1 for Kallen will be to spread the word in the United States about PRIDE, which is the pre-emiment producer of Mixed Martial Arts events in Japan. Known as "The First Lady of Boxing", Kallen has been a fixture on the fight scene for over two decades. As a sports writer, fight publicist and boxing manager, she distinguished herself as a pioneer. She was twice nominated for "Boxing manager of the Year", is the former Commissioner of the International Female Boxers Association, wrote a book called "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" and is the subject of an upcoming Paramount film called "Against the Ropes" starring Meg Ryan.

      Kallen will join the company as Director of Publicity/Public Relations. She will be working to increase the American fan base for PRIDE and will help coordinate future PRIDE shows that will originate from the United States.

From the event’s promoter:

Second Annual Arizona Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling Tournament

Saturday December 1, 2001

Leininger Dojo
500 E Dunlap
Phoenix, Arizona 85020

Weigh-Ins: 10:00 AM

For more information, please call Roland Sarria at 480-446-8127

posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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