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Tuesday, Jun 11, 2002

Dana White Vs. Frank Warren – Round 2


From Josh Hedges/Zuffa:


Dana White vs. Frank Warren – Round 2

As many of you know, British boxing promoter Frank Warren disrespected MMA and its fighters a couple weeks ago in an interview. In response to that interview, UFC President Dana White offered a $50,000 bet out of his own pocket, challenging any of Warren’s fighters to take on any UFC fighter of Warren’s choice.

This Saturday, Dana White and Frank Warren will be special guests on TalkSport Radio in London. TalkSport is going to settle this dispute this Saturday on their show at 9:00 pm London time (1:00 pm on the West Coast).

Will Mr. Warren change his tune, or will he put his money where his mouth is?

We will update you all this weekend after the show!


From the event’s promoter:


WFA logo

WFA CHAMPIONS LEVEL 2 TICKET INFORMATION ON JULY 5TH, THE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO IN LAS VEGAS IS WHERE THE FIGHT CLUB MEETS THE NIGHT CLUB!


      (Las Vegas, June 11, 2002) Promising a night of sights, pulsating sounds, and climactic thrills inside the cage, the World Fighting Alliance returns to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on July 5th. Whether you come to see the scantily clad WFA ladies or for the hot DJ spinning your mind into submission, you will be sure to witness the next level of intense mixed martial arts fighting today. The WFA Championships: Level 2 show will provide all of the usual fanfare associated with promoter extraordinaire & MMA superstar John Lewis and the "King of the Club" John Huntington…and then some!
      At the top of the Playas list is striker Jermaine "Bamm-Bamm" Andre facing off against brawler Joey "Poncho" Villasenor for WFA’s first Middleweight Championship Title bout. In the heavyweight division, MMA legend Kimo returns to action – this time to do battle with wrestling and boxing specialist Tim "the Bohemian" Lajcik. Athletes from as far away as England, Holland, and Brazil will come to provide explosive action at WFA: Level 2′s, 4th of July show!

      Don’t miss out on the action! Ticket prices range from $35 for standing room only (at the back bars – where some of the fighters will be mingling), with seating at $60, $80, $100, $150 and $200. Click here for a very detailed seating map. Though the highly coveted VIP couches in the mezzanine are sold out, fans will have the opportunity to enjoy the show from above via the $1000 VIP tables still available along the balcony (5 seats each, with waitress service and a direct view down at the cage). To purchase tickets, contact the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino box office at (702) 693-5000, go to any Ticket Master location, or visit www.TicketMaster.com.
      For those in need of an available place to stay, as the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is sold out, click here for some choices.
      Visit the WFA’s official web site for exclusive interviews and bio information on the Playas (www.wfa.tv).
For more event info, please contact Paula Romero, WFA Event Coordinator, at WFA Press@aol.com.

From the event’s promoter:


Sept. 15
Fight Night V The Evolution


The Danger Zone will be taking the summer off, but will return Sept. 15 to Ft. Wayne, IN. Broadripple Place is the venue where some of the top amateur fighters across the United States and Canada come to square off.

There will be 7 amateur tournaments, single amateur fights and one pro bout to top of the evening. Look for some top pro fighters to be on hand to sign autographs and meet the fans close up.

This is the place to come and showcase your skills and to prepare yourself for your pro career in the sport of the decade!

Please go to www.the-dangerzone.com and fill out a fighter application if you would like to compete in this show. You may also email Becky Levi at dzmatchmaker@yahoo.com if you have any questions concerning the event.

Don’t miss this opportunity!

Amerisuites is the hotel and sponsor for this event.


From the event’s promoter:


Results from
World Extreme Cagefighting’s
"The All or Nothing Tour"

held June 7th
Palace Indian Gaming Center
Lemoore, California


Preliminary Fights
Mike "The Hammer" Castillo def. Tim "Bad Boy" Dominguez Submission (Strikes) 1:54 R1
Anthony Hamlett def. Caleb Mitchell Submission (Strikes) 3:45 R3

Feature Fights
Jason "Bigfoot" Pratt def. Jack Cardenas Submission (Strikes) 3:20 R1
Pat "The Puppet" Minihan def. Eddie Ellis Unanimous decision after 3 rounds
Shrek Julian def. Shannon "The Cannon" Ritch Submission (Strikes – verbal tap) 1:57 R1
Richard "Cleat" Crunkilton def. Cruz Gomez Referee Stoppage 3:04 R1
Cole "Apache" Escovedo def. Paul "The Apostle" Morris Submission (Triangle Choke) 0:29 R1
Tony "The Tribal Warrior" def. Jesse Heck Submission (Strikes) 0:14 R1
Eric Schwartz def. Glover Teixeira Submission (Strikes) 3:33 R2

Title Fight
Jimmy "The Wolverine" Terrell def. Travis "Praying Mantis" Doegre Submission (Strikes) 3:37 R1

Main Event
Aaron Brink def. Zane "Nasty" Frazier Submission (Strikes) 0:59 R1


From Koichi "Booker K" Kawasaki:


Additional PRIDE.21 Matches announced

Today DSE/PRIDE announced three more matchups for PRIDE.21 on June 23rd as follows:

  • Kiyoshi Tamura (U-File Camp) vs. Bob Sapp(Maurice Smith’s Kickboxing Center)
  • Gilbert Yvel (Golden Glory) vs. Jeremy Horn(Miletich Fighting Systems)
  • Anderson Silva (Chute Boxe Academy) vs. Paulo Filho(Brasilian Top Team)

Mark Coleman is out of fight due to injury.

Previously announced Official Line Up:

  • Don Frye vs. TBA
  • Renzo Gracie vs. Shungo Oyama
  • Semmy Schilt (Golden Glory) vs. Emelianenko Fedor(Russian Top Team)
  • Gary Goodridge vs. Labazanov Arhmed (Russian Top Team)
  • Takashi Sugiura (Prowrestling NOAH) vs. Daniel Gracie(Renzo Gracie Competition Team)

PRIDE FC "DEMOLITION"
Date: June 23rd, 2002
Gate open: 2:00 PM
Fights start: 4:00 PM
Place: Saitama SuperArena (Ohmiya, Saitama-Pref., Japan)

posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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