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Tuesday, Sep 11, 2001

“pancrase 2001 Proof Tour”


From Pancrase:


"Pancrase 2001 Proof Tour"
-Light Heavyweight K.O.P. Title Match-
-8-Man Heavyweight Tournament-
Sunday, September 30, 2001
Doors Open: 3:00pm – Fights Start: 4:30pm
Yokohama Culture Gymnasium(Kanagawa, Japan)

Red Corner(Left) Vs. Blue Corner(Right)

  • Fight#1 – 2 5-min rds – Heavyweight Tournament 1st Round, Bracket A
    Yoshiki Takahashi Vs Hiroya Takada

  • Fight#2 – 2 5-min rds – Heavyweight Tournament 1st Round, Bracket A
    Tim Lajcik Vs Marcelo Tiger
  • Fight#3 – 2 5-min rds – Heavyweight Tournament 1st Round, Bracket B
    Osami Shibuya Vs Anthony Netzler
  • Fight#4 – 2 5-min rds – Heavyweight Tournament 1st Round, Bracket B
    Jason Delucia Vs Katsuhisa Fujii
  • Fight#5 – 10 min – Pancrase 1993 Rules Match
    Minoru Suzuki Vs Takaku Fuke
  • Fight#6 – 2 5-min rds – Middleweight Match
    Kiuma Kunioku Vs Ryuki Ueyama

  • Fight#7 – 2 5-min rds – Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal
    Fight#1 Winner Vs Fight#2 Winner

  • Fight#8 – 2 5-min rds – Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal
    Fight#3 Winner Vs Fight#4 Winner
  • Main Event – 3 5-min rds – Light Heavyweight K.O.P. Title Match
    Sanae Kikuta Vs Ikuhisa Minowa


In the past, you may have read about FCF reporter Marc Scott’s journey to Thailand where he trained and fought Muay Thai. Ever the world traveler, Marc is currently on a new quest, this time to beautiful Brazil, where he will "drink from the source" at the new Gracie Camp…
This is the final entry in Marc’s web diary of his 10-day trip. For the full story, you can pick up the September issue of FCF at Tower Records stores or subscribe now



Barra Diaries By Marc Scott


Part Four & Final: Rio De Janeiro

Rio is gone now, or at least I am gone, and to the best of my knowledge Rio is still there. Ten days anywhere is not enough to truly say you can understand a city and I feel as if I had a only a slight taste of what Rio and Brazil had to offer. The training is all over now and I will return to my regular training with my friends and coach, I will no longer be called the gringo and singled out of the group by my lack of Portuguese and minimal skill in Jiu-Jitsu.

After ten days I am happy to be able to come home and see my girlfriend and try to make what I learned during my trip work on the mat. It is hard to judge just how much I have learned or how much I will retain, only in the days to come will I be able to see what I will remember. Amazingly after ten days of the Gracie diet I have put almost ten pounds on, the four large meals a day seem to have filled out my waistline yet I have more energy than I may have ever had in my life, the constant fruit, vegetables and fish seem to have cleaned my system, a cleansing which will not last long as I already feel the urge to hit the bars and wash away the good living with margaritas and steak.
I appreciate the hospitality I received from my new friends at the Gracie Camp and Gracie Barra will stay with me. I’d like to thank Marcio Feitosa for showing so much; Carlos Gracie Jr. for enduring my endless questions about Jiu-Jitsu and the early history of the sport; Luca Atalla editor of Gracie Magazine for not saying anything when I complained there was only one world champion teaching at the camp, he then brought Mundial Champion "Soca" to round out the teaching staff.
Corcovado
Along with Steve from England and Suzuki-san from Tokyo I think we all made strides in our game and definitely got to have a taste of what Jiu-Jitsu is.

On my last day in Rio we went to the famous Corcovado monument of Christ on the hill, a symbol of Brazil. As I stood on the hill over looking Rio, I said my goodbyes but knew I would soon be back.


From the event’s promoter:


"Circle of Truth",
NHB Hits Savannah in September


Reality Super Fighting announces its next mixed martial arts event, "Circle of Truth". These no-holds-barred cage fights will be held at the National Guard Armory in Savannah, GA on September 22, 2001.

The long awaited rematch between Todd "Crazy T" Carney and Charles "Crazyhorse" Bennett will take place on this card! The last time these two battled, Crazyhorse KO’d Carney. Carney doesn’t like to lose. Since that fight, Carney has won five other NHB matches and, most recently, a pro boxing match where he knocked out his opponent in less than a minute. Carney is ready to go to war.

Fans can look forward to five professional bouts including a fight featuring Savannah’s own Muhsin Corrbrey who just came off of a big win in Weirton, WV against Jerry Hackney.
Five amateur fights are also slated for the card. "We want to be all about the fighters," said Reality Sports Inc. President Jamie Levine. "We want to give up-and-coming fighters the chance to get their first experience in fighting at a big show."

The last RSF event in Savannah, GA sold out to a standing room only crowd! Tickets will be available at the National Guard Armory, 1248 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA on Friday, September 21 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and on Saturday, September 22 (9 a.m. to the event start at 7:00 p.m.). General admission seats are $20. Reserved ringside seats are $30.

RSF Circle of Truth II Official Card

  • Muhsin Corbbrey vs Danny Berykett
  • Todd Carney vs Charles "Crazyhorse" Bennett
  • Skip Hall vs Mike "Boom Boom" Buchkovich
  • Miguel Olmo vs Mike Paduano
  • Beau Corbbrey vs Lionel Torres
  • Bill Perez vs Christopher Clodfelter
  • Glen Mincer vs Jerry Gumme
  • Ron Myers vs Daniel Castro
  • Dan Wade vs Mike Newton
  • Shawn Asher vs Fred Skelton
  • Scott Johnson vs Allen Williams
  • Shane Counts vs Josh Rutkers

Card is subject to change.


From John Petrilli (RITC Writer/Statistician):

RITC XXX – "Live and Barely Legal"
Date: Wednesday September 26, 2001
Time: Doors Open: 6:00 PM, Fight Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona

Ringside Tickets: $20
General Admission: $15

Double Main Event:
Jimmy Ambriz (6’2", 307 lbs), Medina Freestyle Fight Team
vs.
Joe Leyva (6’5", 270 lbs), Back Alley Camp

Shannon "The Cannon" Ritch (160 lbs)
vs.
TBD

Rage in the Cage is thrilled to welcome Shannon Ritch back to his home state of Arizona. Shannon has a 53-21 MMA record and has appeared in Pride, K-1, WEF, SuperBrawl, IFC, and HooknShoot just to name a few. Among his prior opponents have been Kazushi Sakuraba, Frank Shamrock and Dennis Hallman. We are currently searching for a worthy opponent to face Shannon "The Cannon" RITC-h in his RITC debut.

Super Fight:
Edwin Dewees (195 lbs), Brausa Academy
vs.
Randy Lavar (200 lbs), Duke’s Gym

Rage in the Cage will feature some of the best talent from Arizona, California and Nevada. Watch for fighters from the following teams: Todd Medina’s Freestyle Fight Team, Bob Karmel’s Back Alley Camp, Duke’s Gym, Martin Escobar’s Debrazil Academy, Brausa Academy and a Combat Team from Reno, Nevada.

Scheduled fighters include Ryan "The Raging Rhino" Roath, Nathan Bullita, Rob Woodin, Ray Duke III, James Upshur, Andy Siivola, Santino Defranco, Mike Barney and others.

Rage in the Cage is returning after a 3 month absence for its 7th show of the year. Reduced admission prices are in effect for RITC XXX.

Fight Card subject to change.

Tickets for RITC available at the Celebrity Theatre Box Office (602-267-1600) or at Ticketmaster (480-784-4444). For additional information, please call 480-446-8127 or visit www.rageinthecage.com

posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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