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Sunday, Aug 10, 2003

Sapp To Chat With Fans On Espn.com

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Following his guest appearances on "The Tonight Show" and "The Best Damn Sports Show, Period," K-1 bruiser Bob Sapp will take one hour out of his demanding schedule to respond to fans’ questions and comments during an online chat on www.espn.com on Wednesday, August 13th. The live chat session will be held from 3-4 PM Eastern Standard Time.

Between now and 3 PM on Wednesday, August 13th, fans are encouraged to participate in the pre-chat by posting their questions and comments on ESPN.com’s Bob Sapp chat homepage located at: http://proxy.espn.go.com/chat/chatESPN?event_id=3809. Any questions or comments submitted within this timeframe will be saved for the fighter to answer during the live chat. From 3-4 PM on Wednesday, fans can access the live chat and post questions and comments by visiting the same web page.

Sapp has become a red hot item with the mainstream media in the United States of late. Following appearances in ESPN magazine and number one hip-hop publication, The Source, he graced the cover of the nation’s leading daily business newspaper, The Wall Street Journal on Monday, June 23rd. On Sunday, July 27th, The Seattle Times published a feature story on the big man detailing his larger-than-life status amongst the Japanese public. The following Thursday, July 31st, The Orlando Sentinel ran a feature piece on Sapp.

King Of The Cage 27 Results
By Keith Mills

Bobby Hoffman

San Jacinto, CA — Bobby Hoffman retained his Heavyweight belt by defeating Pal Buentello by judges decision in his first title defense in a fight that had the crowd cheering wildly. Sharing the main event Joe Stephenson made his debut at 155 where he made a great impression with his newly acquired boxing skills, causing Kiko’s corner to throw in the towel before the end of the first round. Also on the card American Top Team went 0-2 in their KOTC debut with HOOKnSHOOT 155 Northeast and Southeast Champion Marcus Aurelio losing a split decision to underrated Antonio McGee while Jeorge Santiago took an early KO from Manvel Gamburyan. Look for full coverage in an upcoming issue of Full Contact Fighter.

  • Frankie Bohlinger def Robert Bresland 3:58 r1 by armbar
  • Mat Mcpherson def Orion Gallagher 1:07 r1 by rear choke
  • Andy Murad def Salmania Clemente Jr. 1:25 r1 by TKO
  • Wes Combs def Johan Broad 0:41 r1 by TKO
  • Sean Ramage def Kevin Allvia 0:58 r1 by rear choke
  • David Rivas def Steve Hallock by unanimous decision (2 rnds)
  • Manvel Gamburyan def Jeorge Santiago 0:31 by KO
  • Keigo Kunihara def Timothy Mendoza 1:07 r1 by TKO
  • Antonio McGee def Marcus Aurelio by split decision (2 rnds)
  • "Scarry" Jerry def Paki 1:32 r1 by KO
  • Joe Stephenson def Kiko 4:29 r1 corner threw in towel
  • Bobby Hoffman def Paul Buentello by split decision (3 rnds)

Joe Stephenson def Kiko
Stephenson celebrates his win over Kiko

Waterman stretching out Naveras
Results from
World Extreme Cagefighting 7:
This Time It’s Personal

Held August 9, 2003

Lemoore, CA USA
By Keith Mills

Olaf Alfonso vs. Randy Spence

  • Mike Brown def John Letters 0:54 r1 by rear-naked choke
  • Gabe Ruteger def Carlos Cordero 2:57 r1 by TKO
  • George Evangelista def Gary Quan 4:26 r1 by doctor stoppage (shoulder dislocation)
  • Poppies Martinez def Johnny Fabela 0:51 r1 by submission
  • Anthony Arria def Levi Thornbrue 1:29 r1 by TKO
  • Jason Von Flue def Nick Galardi 2:46 r1 by side choke
  • J.T. Taylor def Ryan Shultz 1:52 r1 by KO
  • Olaf Alfonso def Randy Spence 4:34 r2 by TKO
  • Abram Baxter drew Boyd Ballard after 3 5-minute rounds
  • Shonie Carter def Dax Bruce 2:28 r1 by rear choke
  • Wander Braga def Nick Ertle by unanimous decision after 3 5-minute rounds
  • Tony Alanis def Don Rugebregt 1:54 r1 by TKO
  • Ron Waterman def James Naveras 2:31 r3 by TKO

posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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