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Sunday, Feb 11, 2001

“no Holds Barred” On Eyada Sports,the Week Of February 12-16:


by Eddie Goldman

"No Holds Barred" can be heard every Monday through Friday, 3 to 5 PM New
York time (Eastern Time – U.S.), only on eYada.com (http://www.eyada.com).

Now there is an even easier way to listen to all the news and interviews we provide on "No Holds Barred" about mixed martial arts, grappling, boxing, kickboxing, and wrestling. We have a new, direct link that lets you play the show when it is on live, or play the archive after the live show. It is:


Monday, February 12 — He was hailed as mixed martial arts fighter of the year for many years, but Frank Shamrock has slowed his fight schedule of late. Today Frank tells us what he is up to. Also, the International Fighting Championships (IFC) will once again be making history when its IFC World Tour makes its first stop in the country of Greece on May 26 with its "Clash of the Titans" show in Athens. Today IFC commissioner Paul Smith tells us all about how and why the IFC will come to the land of the original Olympics and the ancient sport that is the forerunner of mixed martial arts, Pankration. And we will also have a report from the Ring of Fire 2 mixed martial arts and kickboxing event held this past Saturday in Denver, Colorado.

Tuesday, February 13 — After taking a break from fighting and returning to the UFC in December, Evan Tanner is wasting no time in his quest for a world title. Evan will challenge UFC middleweight champion Tito Ortiz in a title bout at UFC XXX on February 23 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Today we speak with Evan. Also, Lions Den fighter Joe Hurley returns to mixed martial arts action on February 24 at the King of the Cage 7 in the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California against Charlie Kohler. Today we speak with Joe.

Wednesday, February 14 — Is Tito Ortiz the best under-200 pound mixed martial arts fighter in the world? Judge for yourself, as he will put his UFC middleweight belt on the line at UFC XXX on February 23 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey against Evan Tanner. Today we speak with Tito. Fabiano Iha is also on this UFC XXX card, facing Phil Johns in a lightweight fight. Today we speak with Fabiano. And Doug Fischer of Houseofboxing.com also joins us with his regular analysis of the latest in the "Sweet Science." Look for more information soon on this segment with Doug Fischer becoming a regular weekly feature here on "No Holds Barred."

Thursday, February 15 — Today we once again say "Aloha" to Super Brawl promoter T. Jay Thompson, whose Super Brawl XX show takes place on February 23 at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. T. Jay discusses this card, which features official Shooto fights. Also joining us is Vladimir Borodin, one of the top Muay Thai instructors in the US, who tells us about the K-1 kickboxing show in the Netherlands that took place on February 4. Vladimir also talks all about his academy, Borodin’s Muay Thai Gym, located in the Sheepshead Bay section on Brooklyn.

Friday, February 16 — The 2001 World Championships of Wrestling are scheduled to come to New York’s Madison Square Garden in September, and today USA Wrestling and NYC 2012 are holding a kickoff announcement and media luncheon in New York City to discuss it. We will have a report from this event, which takes place at noon ET, shortly before our live webcast, including hopefully having some wrestling notables as guests. Kipp Kollar, president of the North American Grappling Association, also joins us to discuss the Garden State Grappling Challenge, to be held this Saturday, February 17, at the Central Regional Middle School in Bayville, New Jersey.

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