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Monday, Jul 07, 2003

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From the event’s promoter:


"Other" Hughes Set for Extreme Challenge in Chicago

Extreme Challenge 51 poster
      After spending time helping his twin brother keep in shape, Mark Hughes has gotten the itch to fight again.
      Although he is a UFC veteran, Mark Hughes has been happy to play a supporting role and watch brother Matt win the UFC welterweight championship and single-handedly clear out the 170-pound division.
      However, it will be Mark Hughes getting onto the ring at Extreme Challenge 51, scheduled for Aug. 2 at Sportsplex in St. Charles, Ill.
      "I’ve been training a little and thought it would be fun to do again," he said. Mark will be facing Leo Sylvest, a winner of three straight bouts, who represents Integrated Fighting.
      Mark’s lone UFC appearance was a decision victory over Alex Stiebling in UFC 28.
      In addition to the Hughes-Sylvest bout, Jeremy Horn will make his first-ever appearance as a middleweight (185 pounds) when he takes on William Hill. It will be Horn’s 16th fight in the Extreme Challenge.
      "I’m hoping this division is kind of a new start for me, so it makes sense to go where I started my career," Horn said.
      Sportsplex, the host for the event, is an indoor soccer facility in St. Charles, a suburb of Chicago.
      "I haven’t been doing many events lately, but Jeff Curran wanted to team up on an event and I thought this would be fun," said promoter Monte Cox. "When it started, I really didn’t expect it to be such a strong show."
      In the main event, Jason Medina of Miletich Martial Arts will face Gideon Ray of Hackney’s Combat in a battle of up-and-coming welterweights.
      The undercard features many of the top young fighters in the Chicago area. Also competing is Mark Homnick, the UCC Canadian champion.
      Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the first bout starting at 8 p.m.
      Tickets for the event are available at numerous sites, including the Sportsplex (630) 762-8100; Linxx Academy (815) 356-0454; Hackney’s Combat (630) 351-1209; and Combat-Do/All-American (708) 222-8100.

The lineup:

  • Ron Fields vs. Terry Martin
  • Drew McFedries vs. Steve Dau
  • Mustafa Hussaini vs. Eddie Wineland
  • Mark Homnick vs. Tommy Lee
  • Bart Palaszewski vs. Tom Kirk
  • Mark Hughes vs. Leo Sylvest
  • Jeremy Horn vs. William Hill
  • Jason Medina vs. Gideon Ray



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From the event’s promoter:


Extreme Force
To be held July 13
at the Wembley Conference Centre, London

  • Ian Freeman (Team Extreme) vs. Valentijn Overeem (Golden Glory)
  • Jose Pele Landi vs. Lee Murray (Team Murray/London Shootfighters)
  • Jens Pulver (Team Extreme) vs. Jean Silva (London Shootfighters/Elite)
  • Michael Johnson (London Shootfighters/Peacocks) vs. Jason Black (Team Extreme)
  • Renato "Babalu" Sobral (Brazil) vs. Khallid Arab (Golden Glory)
  • Tengiz Tedoradze (Georgia) vs. Remco Pardoel (Holland)
  • Mark Day (Cambridge Free Fight) vs. Gaz Roriston (London Shootfighters/Peacocks)
  • Ricky Ninja Salhan (Ronin VT/London Shootfighters vs. Leigh Remedios (Julian Sonnessa’s camp)
  • Alex Evans (11-1 MMA record Ronin VT/London Shootfighters) vs. James Schiavo (12-1 in MMA – Team Lebanner France)


From the event’s promoter:


Absolute Combat Challenge

On Saturday, July 19th, Main Event Promotions is going to present a NEW MMA EVENT to Northeastern Ohio!!! Let me present to you the Absolute Combat Challenge (A.C.C.)! Come witness some of the best "Up & Coming" Fighters in the Mid-West, display their skill in Canton, OH in the ‘historic’ Palace Theater!

The show will be held at:
The Palace Theater
605 Market Avenue North
Canton, Ohio 44702

All Tickets are $20.00!!! All Seats are First Come, First Serve!!!

Tickets are available at:
Massillon & Canton area "Quonset Hut"
The Palace Theater Box Office

Tickets can be purchased over the Phone:
The Palace Theater Box Office
330-454-8172

Under Card
Chris Herring (Rockinham, NC) vs. Anthony Ferguson (Medina , OH)
James Esclonie (Lexington, KY) vs. Udell Holmes II (Cleveland, OH)
Josh Souder (Huntington, WV) vs. Tierre Hall (Cleveland, OH)
Doug Sauer (Indianapolis, IN) vs. Tim Brown (Medina, OH)
David Sachs (Washington, PA) vs. Drew Longshore (Massillon, OH)

Main Card

Welter Weight Championship Tournament
Dan Swift (Team DNA)
vs.
David Preston (Team Ninja)

Dave Stone (Integrated Fighting)
vs.
Scott Wickham (Independent)

Middle Weight Championship Tournament
Leo Sylvest (Integrated Fighting)
vs.
Matt Markowicz (Metro Fight Club)

Forrest Petz (Northcoast Shootfighting)
vs.
Jon Tarrh (H.I.T.T./Terre Haute Boxing Center)

Super Fight

Light Weight Championship Bout
Jorge Gurgel (Team Jorge Gurgel)
vs.
Luke Spencer (Hinkle Vale Tudo / Next Level Fitness )

****CARD SUBJECT TO CHANGE*****

So, if you are looking for to have a few beers & see some good fights, then Canton, OH is where you need to be on July 19th! For more information about this show, or to find out how to be a part of this, or a future A.C.C. events , please contact:

Dustin Ware
A.C.C. / Match Maker
304-412-1604 (cell phone)

http://absolutecombatchallenge.8m.com


From the event’s promoter:


RITC 50 – Tucson This Saturday Night!!!
Vince Returns!!!


Saturday, Jul 12, 2003
Inn Suites Hotel & Resort (Tucson)
Doors Open: 6 PM, Fight Time: 7:30 PM
Ticket Prices: $20 General Admission and $30 Ringside

Main Events:

  • #1 Andy Montana (235 lbs) vs #2 Cory Timmerman (300 lbs)
  • Vince Lucero (275 lbs) vs Joseph Pelligino (275 lbs)
  • Robert Mardonado (170 lbs) vs TBA

Plus a full card of featured bouts for a full night of action. Fight Card subject to change.

MMA fans will be able to enjoy Rage in the Cage at the beautiful Inn Suites Resort in Tucson on July 12th. The resort is offering a special 40% discount if you mention RITC when making your reservation. Check out this fabulous special for RITC fans.

  • Studio Suite for one night
  • Two complimentary drinks
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor Olympic size pool
  • Total cost for RITC fans is just $49+tax
  • Check-in time is 2 PM and check-out time is 12 noon

Make it a "mini-vacation". Check-in at 2 PM. Enjoy the resort. Attend RITC 50 in the ballroom at 7:30 PM. Have some fun at the post-fight party, etc. Call 520-622-3000 now to make your reservation.

Inn Suites Hotel & Resort
475 N Granda
Tucson, AZ 85701

Directions: I-10 exit #257A (St Marys Rd), head west onto W St Marys Rd, turn south on N Granda Ave.

Other upcoming events:

  • RITC 51 – Invasion From The North (Homer vs Wojtek)
    Saturday, Aug 2, 2003
    Celebrity Theatre

  • RITC 52 – Casa Grande
    Saturday, Aug 16, 2003

  • RITC 53 – The Beat Goes On
    Saturday, Sept 13, 2003
    Celebrity Theatre (Phoenix)

  • RITC 54
    Saturday, Oct 18, 2003
    Celebrity Theatre (Phoenix)

  • RITC 55 – Year # 6 Begins
    Saturday, Dec 6, 2003
    Celebrity Theatre (Phoenix)

posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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