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Sunday, Apr 15, 2001

Sherk-dunn Bouthighlights Minnesota Trials


From the event’s promoter:


Sherk-Dunn Bout
Highlights Minnesota Trials


      BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Sean Sherk, who scored a convincing win in his UFC debut two months ago, is the feature fighter at the Minnesota Trials on Friday at the Knights of Columbus hall.
      Sherk, who beat Tiki Gholson in the UFC, is from Oak Grove, Minn., and has an 11-0 record in NHB competition. He will face Extreme Challenge veteran Brian Dunn of Omaha, who has a 25-3 record, including wins over UFC fighters LaVerne Clark and Travis Fulton.
      Another feature bout on the card pits Greg Wikan, a RINGS USA veteran, against Ron Rumpf of RSF fame in a heavyweight bout.
      Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the first bout is set for 8 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door or call Brad Kohler at 651 489-0921.
      The Minnesota Amateur is a qualifying event for the U.S. MMA Nationals, which are scheduled at the end of the year. Fighters compete in five weight divisions — 150-under, 170-under, 190-under, 210-under and heavyweight — with the winners from all the Trials advancing to the Nationals.

From the event’s promoter:


Kickshoot 2001

Kickboxing & mixed martial arts return to Memphis on Saturday April 21, when Mid South Kickboxing presents Kickshoot 2001 at the New Daisy on Beale St.

Featured matches include:

Kickboxing:
Shane Shappley vs Myron Baker
Darrell Baker vs Tojo Harris
Derrick Reading vs James Smith
Brandon Woo vs. Justin Crawford

Mixed martial arts:
Joey Roberts vs. Jessie Ault
John David Shackleford vs Andy Social

Other fighters include:
John Renkan, Cliff Riley, Grady Hurley, Zach Barber

Fights start at 8:00 p.m. Fighter weigh in at 5:30 at the New Daisy Theater. Event matchmaker is 10-time UFC judge and K-1 USA 2000 judge Jeff Mullen. Tickets are $15 & $20. Tickets are available at the door or they may be purchased at Mid South Kickboxing. For fight or ticket info call (901)757-0985 or e-mail jmullen@memphis.edu



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Dutch heavyweight sensation Valentijn Overeem talks with us after his destruction of Ian Freeman at 2H2H II

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UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture, now retired from wrestling and focused on his MMA career, talks about his upcoming title defense in UFC 31.

Who are the top 4 fighters in the sport today? For years we’ve been hounded to do fighter rankings…in this issue we announce the Official FCF Top Fighter Ranking List.

Jason Walls: Meet the HOOKnSHOOT Pancrase Lightweight Champion

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Dave Menne has beaten many of the sport’s best. Joel Gold talks with the "forgotten champion" about why he’s been MIA from the UFC line-ups.

HOOKnSHOOT Quake: ADCC Trails and Official Shooto bouts sell out the Evansville Memorial Coliseum in Indiana.

Cross Training is a new trend in Brazil that has been breaking down barriers and ending long-standing rivalries. Come and see who is training with who these days, it may surprise you.

Also on the Brazil SceneA New Gracie In The Jiu-Jitsu World: Rorion Gracie’s son Riron wins at the Extreme Fight Jiu-Jitsu Cup, and Thiago’s Last Competition: Thiago Fernandes won his weight class as well as the open weight class in the Submission Wrestling event in Campos, unfortunately he and his father were tragically killed in a car accident on the way home from the competition.

Find out more about "The Upset Kid"…Paul Rodriguez has come out of relative obscurity to hand out defeats to fighters such as Ray Cooper and Dennis Hallman.

Grapplers Quest returns to New York City with a Superfight Absolute Division.

GSE held it’s 10th edition of Reality Combat Fighting in Louisiana.

K-1 USA Championship Returns To Vegas, we have a preview of the show.

Dungal Submission Tournament: Rich Clemnti cleans house in Houston, Texas.

In Diary Of A Madman, Chris Onzuka talks about his painful ankle injury…the pictures are truly…um…breathtaking

In our monthly columns…
In Matt Hume‘s techniques, Jeff Monson and Ivan Salaverry demonstrate a Twisting Body Lock Takedown; and in the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses Close Range Footwork.

Every issue of Full Contact Fighter is jam-packed with fight news from the U.S. to Brazil to Japan. FCF travels the globe to bring the fights to you. Get yours today! Available at Tower Records stores around the world or by subscription…



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The April issue of FCF is here!

FCF New Issue
In this issue…

Mixed Martial Arts from all over the globe….

2 Hot 2 Handle II: NHB in the Netherlands

Pride 13: Collision Course showcased some of Pride’s fastest and most action-packed fights with several surprising results.

"New" Jersey "Rules": New Jersey State Athletic COntrol Board Chairman Larry Hazzard organized a meeting to review and update the rules governing the sport of Mixed Martial Arts in his state. Promoters from all over the country traveled to be at the meeting. We’ll give you a rundown of the new rules and weight classes.

Dutch heavyweight sensation Valentijn Overeem talks with us after his destruction of Ian Freeman at 2H2H II

RINGS USA: No judges were needed on this night in Coucil Bluffs, Iowa…all of the fights were finished on the mat.

UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture, now retired from wrestling and focused on his MMA career, talks about his upcoming title defense in UFC 31.

Who are the top 4 fighters in the sport today? For years we’ve been hounded to do fighter rankings…in this issue we announce the Official FCF Top Fighter Ranking List.

Jason Walls: Meet the HOOKnSHOOT Pancrase Lightweight Champion

Tra Telligman talks with us after he shocked the world with his win over Igor Vovchancin

Dave Menne has beaten many of the sport’s best. Joel Gold talks with the "forgotten champion" about why he’s been MIA from the UFC line-ups.

HOOKnSHOOT Quake: ADCC Trails and Official Shooto bouts sell out the Evansville Memorial Coliseum in Indiana.

Cross Training is a new trend in Brazil that has been breaking down barriers and ending long-standing rivalries. Come and see who is training with who these days, it may surprise you.

Also on the Brazil SceneA New Gracie In The Jiu-Jitsu World: Rorion Gracie’s son Riron wins at the Extreme Fight Jiu-Jitsu Cup, and Thiago’s Last Competition: Thiago Fernandes won his weight class as well as the open weight class in the Submission Wrestling event in Campos, unfortunately he and his father were tragically killed in a car accident on the way home from the competition.

Find out more about "The Upset Kid"…Paul Rodriguez has come out of relative obscurity to hand out defeats to fighters such as Ray Cooper and Dennis Hallman.

Grapplers Quest returns to New York City with a Superfight Absolute Division.

GSE held it’s 10th edition of Reality Combat Fighting in Louisiana.

K-1 USA Championship Returns To Vegas, we have a preview of the show.

Dungal Submission Tournament: Rich Clemnti cleans house in Houston, Texas.

In Diary Of A Madman, Chris Onzuka talks about his painful ankle injury…the pictures are truly…um…breathtaking

In our monthly columns…
In Matt Hume‘s techniques, Jeff Monson and Ivan Salaverry demonstrate a Twisting Body Lock Takedown; and in the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses Close Range Footwork.

Every issue of Full Contact Fighter is jam-packed with fight news from the U.S. to Brazil to Japan. FCF travels the globe to bring the fights to you. Get yours today! Available at Tower Records stores around the world or by subscription…

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