MMA News and Notes including a Ken Shamrock update
Apr 24, 2011 - by Alex Peredo
~ UFC light heavyweight veteran Seth “The Silverback” Petruzelli headlined World Extreme Fighting 46 on Friday in Orlando, Florida. He defeated Dave Mewborn via TKO (Punches) at 3:06 of the first round. Petruzelli, who has a career 0-4 UFC record, improved to 13-6.
~ COMBAT USA held its latest show on Friday at the Oneida Casino in Green Bay, Wisconsin. In the main event, WEC lightweight veteran Sherron “Rob Roy” Leggett (21-5) outpointed James “The Unbreakable Heavy Hitter” Warfield (22-8) via unanimous decision.
~ A staph infection is the reason why UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock (28-15-2) was forced to pull out of Friday’s fight against Anthony Reaat World Extreme Fighting 46 in Orlando.
~ After a failed attempt at stripping Eddie Alvarez of the Bellator Fighting Championships lightweight title, Pat Curran (13-4 MMA, 3-1 BFC) now will try his luck at 145 pounds. the season-two lightweight tournament winner will drop to his more natural featherweight division for the promotion’s upcoming “Summer Series” 145-pound tournament.
~ Keisuke Fujiwara (11-2-4 MMA, 0-1 DREAM) vs. DEEP Champion Masakazu Imanari (21-8-2 MMA, 1-1 DREAM) is set for the 2011 DREAM Japan bantamweight grand prix, which kicks off May 29 at DREAM.17. The event takes place at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.