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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2001

Pse/usa/ifc Presents


From the event’s promoter:


PSE/USA/IFC PRESENTS
Shogun logo
FIGHT CARD

The Shogun card is finalized for December 15th 2001 at the Honolulu Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. There will be 12 matches, with 6 featuring Hawaiian fighters.

 
1) Main Event Fight (170-184.9lbs)

Egan Inoue

(Grappling Unlimited)
    Vs.    
Dennis Hallman

(Victory Athletics)
 
2) World Featherweight TITLE (125-134.9 lbs)

Baret Yoshida

(Grappling Unlimited)
    Vs.    
Caleb Mitchell

(Cesar Gracie)
 
3) Welterweight Contender Fight (155-169.9lbs)

"Shogun" Kawakatsu

(Pure Bred Omiya)
    Vs.    
Robbie Lawler

(Militech Systems)
 
4) Heavyweight Fight (205-264.9lbs)

Andre "the Silencer" Walker

 
    Vs.    
Wesley "Cabbage" Coreirra

(Grappling Unlimited)
 
5) Lightweight Fight (145-154.9lbs)

Yves Edwards

 
    Vs.    
Doug Evans

(Gladiators)
 
6) Welterweight Fight (155-169.9lbs)

Duane "Bang" Ludwig

    Vs.    
Thomas "Wildman" Denny

 
7) Featherweight Contender Fight (135-144.9lbs)

Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto

(Pure Bred Omiya)
    Vs.    
Philip Perez

(TeamFresno)
 
8) Heavyweight Contender Fight (205-259.9lbs)

Tori "The Terrordome" Windward

(Grappling Unlimited)
    Vs.    
Paul Buentello

(AKA)
 
9) Middleweight Fight (170-184.9lbs)

Martin Armendarez

(Cesar Gracie)
    Vs.    
Tony Fryklund

(Militech Systems)
 
10) Featherweight Fight (135-144.9lbs)

Makoto Ishikawa

(Pure Bred Omiya)
    Vs.    
Dave Velasquez

(AKA)
 
PRELIMS:
 
11) Welterweight Fight (155-169.9lbs)

Cruz Gomez

(SLO)
    Vs.    
Abe Rodriguez

(Grapp. Unlimted)
 
12) Heavyweight Fight (205-259.9lbs)

Dennis "the Menace" Tadio

(Grappling Unlimited)
    Vs.    
Christian Wellisch

(AKA)


From the event’s promoter:


Ironheart Crown III
November 10, 2001 – Hammond, Indiana

With nearly 3000 people in attendance, this year’s Ironheart Crown exceeded the production’s previous events by a large margin. The quality of fights has also continued to improve. There were four exciting title bouts on the card. Additionally, first-time fighter, Stephan Bonnar of the Carlson Gracie Team, made a name for himself with an incredible debut which earned him this year’s Ultimate Athlete Award. Here are brief results of the show.

Lightweight Tournament Semi Final #1
Miguel Torres vs. Nick Mitchell – Torres by unanimous decision after 10 min

Lightweight Tournament Semi Final #2
Dave Nowacyzk vs. Steve Reyna – Reyna by submission (armbar) at 2:39 of the 1st Rd.

Middleweight Tournament Semi Final #1
Joe Paun vs. James O’Connor – Paun by unanamous decision after 10 min

Middleweight Tournament Semi Final #2
Herman Reyes vs. Jake Ambrose – Reyes by split decision after 10 min

Heavyweight Tournament Semi Final #1
Stephan Bonnar vs. Brian Ebersole – Bonnar by submission (guilotine choke) at 0:51 of the 1st Rd.

Heavyweight Tournament Semi Final #2
Josh Krueger advances to final (Chris Albandia didn’t pass prefight physical exam due to illness.)

Exhibition Match
Kyle Hensgen vs. Jeremy Morrison – Hensgen by submission (armbar) at 2:11 of the 1st Rd.

Lightweight Tournament Final
Miguel Torres vs. Steve Reyna – Torres by medical stoppage (broken toe) after 1st Rd (5 min bout).

Middleweight Tournament Final
Joe Paun vs. Herman Reyes – Paun by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:25 of the 1st Rd.

Heavyweight Tournament Final
Stephan Bonnar vs. Josh Kruger – Bonnar by submission (armbar) at 2:55 of the 1st Rd.

Ironheart Crown Lightweight Championship Title Bout
Henry Matamoros vs. Shannon Ritch – Matamoros by submission (armbar) at 0:47 of the 1st Rd.

Ironheart Crown Middleweight Championship Title Bout
Jay Buck vs. Brett Al-Azzawi – Buck by submission (guilotine choke) at 3:53 of the 2nd Rd.

Ironheart Crown Heavyweight Championship Title Bout
Jim Theobald vs. Steve Lauretto – Theobald by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:30 of the 1st Rd.

Ironheart Crown Openweight Championship Title Bout
Vaughan Palelei vs. Milan Timkovic – Palelei by submission (guilotine choke) at 1:49 of the 1st Rd.

Champions:
2001 Lightweight Champion: Henry Matamoros
2001 Middleweight Champion: Jay Buck
2001 Heavyweight Champion: Jim Theobald
2001 Openweight Champion: Vaughan Palelei

Awards:
Fight of the Night: Jay Buck & Brett Al-Azzawi
Heavy Hands: Jay Buck
Master of Submission: Henry Matamoros
Ultimate Athlete: Stephan Bonnar

posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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